CCE 2024 Education Schedule

Have a look below for more details on Conference Sessions, Stage Presentations, and Demonstrations at the 6th Annual Canadian Concrete Expo. 

All Conference Sessions require advanced paid registration. Stage Presentations and Demonstrations are included with show admission.

Wednesday Feb 14, 2024

Tilt-Up concrete construction, reshaping the building industry, has emerged as a versatile and cost-effective solution to address current industry-wide constraints. From military origins to architectural... Read more
Len Overbeek, VP Business Development, Tilt Wall Ontario Inc.
Len Overbeek
50 minutes
Room A
$50 plus hst
Tilt-Up Concrete Association
This session will show and describe the rationale behind Concrete BC’s Sustainability Videos that our Environment and Climate Change Committee has been producing to tell... Read more
Jason Saunderson, Executive Director, Concrete Association of BC
Jason Saunderson
50 minutes
Room C
$50 plus hst
Concrete BC
The new dimension in handset forming: DokaXlight – the ultralight, universal aluminum handset system. Weighing just 22.6kg (50lbs) per main panel (0.75 x 1.50m), DokaXlight... Read more
Tim Silver , Senior Account Manager, Doka Canada Ltd./Ltee
Tim Silver
50 minutes
OPCMIA Stage
Doka Canada Ltd./Ltee
Learn how the interpretation of Standard and typical Details with an in-depth knowledge or rebar detailing can improve constructability of the project, improve efficiency, reduce... Read more
Robbie Hall, General Manager, HRC
Robbie Hall
Michael Gamberg, Director of Project Delivery at Salit Steel
Michael Gamberg
Shaun Kroukamp, Chief Detailer at Salit Steel
Shaun Kroukamp
50 minutes
Room B
$50 plus hst
Reinforcing Steel Institute of Canada
The cement and concrete industries have set an ambitious target to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. As a significant stride towards this objective, the industry... Read more
Bart Kanters, P.Eng., MBA, President, Concrete Ontario
Bart Kanters, P.Eng., MBA
Alen Keri, P.Eng., Director of Technical Services, Concrete Ontario
Alen Keri, P.Eng.
50 minutes
Room A
$50 plus hst
Concrete Ontario
Concrete Pump Operators in British Columbia can now have their skills and abilities recognized with a professional accreditation: Concrete Pump Operator Certificate of Competence delivered... Read more
Ammar Kavazovic, Director, Programs & Initiatives, BC Construction Safety Alliance
Ammar Kavazovic
Sara Knights, Programs & Initiatives Specialist, BC Construction Safety Alliance
Sara Knights
50 minutes
Room B
$50 plus hst
British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA)
This technical session explores the driving forces behind reducing embodied carbon within the construction industry, emphasizing their pivotal role in advancing sustainable construction practices. The... Read more
Phil Matisak, Product Manager, Master Builders Solutions
Phil Matisak
Marc M. Rached, PhD, P.E., Senior Structural Engineer, Master Builders Solutions
Marc M. Rached, PhD, P.E.
50 minutes
Room C
$50 plus hst
This forum will illustrate the benefits of transitioning from continuous steel reinforcement to discontinuous steel reinforcement. Together with Dorlan Engineering, the panelists will present the... Read more
Danny Godinez, Canada & Northeast USA Sales Manager, Bekaert Corporation
Danny Godinez
Terry Sarna, Owner & Structural Engineer, Dorlan Engineering Consultants
50 minutes
OPCMIA Stage
Bekaert Dramix Steel Fibers & Dorlan Engineering
With the current challenges in today’s construction environment, including supply chain and material availability, and with limitations on available onsite workers and cost uncertainties, fiber-reinforced... Read more
Michael Mahoney, P.Eng. FACI, Director of Marketing and Technology, Fiber Reinforced Concrete Euclid Chemical President, Fiber Reinforced Concrete Association
Michael Mahoney, P.Eng. FACI
50 minutes
Room A
$50 plus hst
FRCA (Fiber Reinforced Concrete Association)

Thursday Feb 15, 2024

In today’s competitive labor markets, focusing on employee experience is the key to hiring and retaining employees. Hiring in the construction industry has never been... Read more
Josh Ruiters, Sales and Project Manager, Hi-Tech Concrete Cutting and Coring Inc.
Josh Ruiters
50 minutes
Room C
$50 plus hst
Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association
The ACI Ontario Chapter is excited to present a panel discussion on the critical role of proper concrete testing in construction projects. A globally recognized... Read more
Bryan Schulz , Senior Manager Technical Services, StMary/CBM
Bryan Schulz
Maria Camila Garrido , Specialist in Building and Material Sciences, EllisDon
Maria Camila Garrido
Savio DeSouza , CEO, Bridge Check Canada
Savio DeSouza
50 minutes
Room A
$50 plus hst
ACI Ontario
As the second most used commodity in the world (second only to water) concrete is vital to our daily lives and our communities. It’s an... Read more
Martha Murray , Senior Director Public Affairs, Cement Association of Canada
Tim J Smith, P.Eng., MSc. Eng., Senior Director, Built Environment, Transportation and Public Works, Cement Association of Canada
Tim J Smith, P.Eng., MSc. Eng.
50 minutes
Room B
$50 plus hst
Cement Association of Canada
This session will provide the latest technical work being researched and conducted by the ICF Industry. The update to the ICFMA Prescriptive Manual Update inclduign... Read more
Keven Rector, B.Tech. ARSC.ARC, Senior Technical Applications Specialist Tremco Canada Division, RPM Canada
Keven Rector, B.Tech. ARSC.ARC
Robert Sculthorpe, P. Eng, ICFMA Technical Director
Robert Sculthorpe, P. Eng
50 minutes
Room C
$50 plus hst
Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association ICFMA
The new dimension in handset forming: DokaXlight – the ultralight, universal aluminum handset system. Weighing just 22.6kg (50lbs) per main panel (0.75 x 1.50m), DokaXlight... Read more
Tim Silver , Senior Account Manager, Doka Canada Ltd./Ltee
Tim Silver
50 minutes
OPCMIA Stage
Doka Canada Ltd./Ltee
What got us here, won’t get us there. We can all learn to strengthen our soft skills or people skills, by using these easy yet... Read more
Mark Nesbitt , Leadership Trainer and Speaker, Nesbitt Training
Mark Nesbitt
50 minutes
Room C
$50 plus hst
Nesbitt Training