February 17-18, 2022 | The International Centre, Toronto, Canada
Title Sponsor: Procore Master Builders Solutions

Conference Sessions

Located in Phoenix Rooms A, B, and C

Registration Required

The Conference Sessions cover a variety of in-depth industry topics, with the opportunity to engage directly with professionals in the field. Sessions cover everything from business tips for contractors to keeping your structure watertight. When registering for CCE as an attendee, you’ll also have the opportunity to add on your preferred Conference Sessions for an additional fee.

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Stage Presentations

Conference Sessions Thursday Feb 17, 2022

10:45 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + tax

Integrating Digital Technologies to Simplify Concrete Production and Use

Tate Coverdale, Ph.D., Head of In-truck Monitoring, Master Builders Solutions Admixtures Inc., LLC
Tate Coverdale, Ph.D.
Today’s concrete industry faces increasing challenges regarding construction productivity, increasing demands on material performance and sustainability, and workforce availability and retention. Digital solutions have entered... Read more
Master Builders Solutions Canada Inc.
11:00 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + tax

CSA A23.1 for Concrete Contractors

Geoff Kinney, Executive Director, Concrete Floor Contractors Association
Geoff Kinney
We invite concrete contractors to join us for a review of Canada’s national mandatory Concrete Standard CSA A23.1 “Concrete materials and methods of concrete construction”.... Read more
Concrete Floor Contractors Association
12:15 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + tax

Building a BIM Team: How to begin your BIM Journey

Erich Schmidt , Manager – Innovation and Public Affairs, OGCA
Tyler Holditch , Director of Innovation, Matheson Constructors
Yuri Bartiz, Innovation Manager, Pomerleau
Erich Schmidt Tyler Holditch Yuri Bartiz
The very nature of the construction industry is evolving, and this evolution is creating a new set of complexities for which the construction sector needs... Read more
Ontario General Contractors Association
1:30 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + tax

Accelerated Building Construction (ABC) of Retirement Facilities

Malcolm Hachborn, P.Eng., FCPCI , President, M. E. Hachborn Engineering
Malcolm Hachborn, P.Eng., FCPCI
(ABC), is a paradigm shift in project planning, design, procurement, construction and commissioning that seeks to gain the benefits of minimizing the mobility impacts for... Read more
Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
2:30 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + tax

Improving your Safety Culture with the League of Champions

Craig Lesurf , LOC Chair, President, Gillam Group
Darryl Cooper , President, Cooper Equipment Rentals
Tracey Mooradian, Health & Safety Manager, Eastern Construction
Craig Lesurf Darryl Cooper Tracey Mooradian
This will be a panel discussion with several members of the League of Champions (LOC) moderated by Judith Reda.  Discussion will include a brief history/high... Read more
The League of Champions
2:45 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + tax

Onboarding and Retaining Employees

Mark Nesbitt , Leadership Trainer and Speaker, Nesbitt Training
Mark Nesbitt
Attracting and retaining employees is critical to building a work culture where levels of productivity, engagement and employee satisfaction are high. The secret to achieving... Read more
Nesbitt Training
4:00 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + tax

How to Run Profitable Jobs Every Time

Liam Morin, Head Coach, Profit For Contractors
Liam Morin
Learn the top 3 secrets to starting, running, and finishing jobs profitably backed by real-life stories. Profit For Contractors has created a bundle of their... Read more
Profit for Contractors

Conference Sessions Friday Feb 18, 2022

9:30 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + tax

Low Carbon Concrete in Ontario

Alen Keri, P.Eng. , Director of Technical Services, Concrete Ontario
Alen Keri, P.Eng.
With the Canadian roadmap to net-zero concrete by 2050 already being implemented, there are numerous options for Architects and Designers to consider for their projects... Read more
Concrete Ontario
9:45 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + tax

It Takes Community: Accelerating Innovation through Advocacy

Mike Brennan, CEO, RAIC
Giovanna Boniface, Vice President of Corporate Affairs
Mike Brennan Giovanna Boniface
Innovation is central to achieve goals as they relate to carbon emission reduction, advancing equity and justice issues and other important goals for the construction... Read more
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
10:45 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + tax

Fiberglass Rebar in the Insulated Concrete Form Industry

Borna Hajimiragha, CEO of B&B Fiberglass Rebar Manufacturing
Borna Hajimiragha
This session will detail the technical and on-site advantages of using fiberglass rebar for concrete reinforcement on insulated concrete form residential and commercial job sites.... Read more
Insulated Concrete Form Manufacturers Association
11:00 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + tax

Recycling Concrete, a 100% Reality

Luc Bédard, ing., M.Ing., M.B.A., Directeur général, Association béton Québec
Luc Bédard, ing.
Quebec is the first place in the world to shut down concrete recycling at 100 %. Ready-mix concrete is therefore recognized for its characteristics linked... Read more
Association Béton Québec
12:00 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + tax

Adhesive Anchoring systems for concrete in Canada – Updates

Sean Agresta , Field Engineering Manager, DEWALT Anchors and Fasteners
Sean Agresta
Anchoring systems are a critical part of connecting various structural and non-structural components to concrete and other materials.  Common challenges and practical steps for adhesive... Read more
DEWALT Anchors and Fasteners + ACI - Quebec & E.Ontario Chapter
12:15 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + tax

Fiber Reinforced Polymer Institute: FRP Audit Certificate Program

Dr. Ahmed A.B.Mostafa, Ph.D., P.Eng., P.E., CEng MIEI., CPEng MIEAust., IntPE (Canada)., CEO CMTE Inc. ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Laboratory
Dr. Ahmed A.B.Mostafa, Ph.D., P.Eng., P.E., CEng MIEI., CPEng MIEAust., IntPE (Canada).
The FRP Institute is an independent third-party auditor to certify FRP products. The audit and the certification program are established to provide the following tasks... Read more
Regulatory Resources LLC. / CMTE Inc.
1:15 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + tax

Moving Forward to Environmental Performance-Based Specifications for Concrete

Guillaume Lemieux, ing, Cement Business Development and Technical Services Manager, Ciment Québec
Guillaume Lemieux, ing
It is well-known that cement environmental burden is important, and is the most significant parameter affecting concrete carbon footprint. Over the last decade, cement replacement... Read more
Roller Compacted Concrete RCC
1:30 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + tax

Tilt-up a Re-emerging Design Technology

Len Overbeek , Vice President, Tilt Wall Ontario Inc.
Len Overbeek
Tilt-up concrete construction is a cost-effective, efficient, building solution with almost limitless design potential. This proven technology represents the best value in today’s construction market,... Read more
Tilt-Up Concrete Association