February 16-17, 2023 | The International Centre, Toronto, Canada
Title Sponsor: Procore Euclid Canada

Conference Sessions

Sponsored by OPCMIA

Located in Pegasus 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.

Conference Sessions Thursday Feb 16, 2023

10:00 am
50 minutes
Pegasus Room C
$50 + tax

An Introduction to Mechanical Splices and Their Applications for Reinforcing Bars

Megan Kelleher, Canadian Sales Manager, Barsplice Products, Inc.
Fadi Younes, Territory Sales Manager, nVent LENTON
Sean van Rassel , Director of Business Development Engineered Products – Dayton Superior Canada Ltd
Robbie Hall, General Manager - East || Codes, Standards and Applications Support – North America, Headed Reinforcement Corporation
Megan Kelleher Fadi Younes Sean van Rassel Robbie Hall
In this session will provide an overview of the different types and applications of the many different mechanical splices for reinforcing bars. We will discuss... Read more
Reinforcing Steel Institute of Canada (RSIC)
10:45 am
50 minutes
Pegasus Room A
$50 + tax

Presenting the Certified Concrete Pump Operator (CCPO) Program

Ammar Kavazovic , Director, Programs & Initiatives, BC Construction Safety Alliance
Sara Knights, Programs & Initiatives Coordinator, BC Construction Safety Alliance
Ammar Kavazovic Sara Knights
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
British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA)
11:00 am
50 minutes
Pegasus Room B
$50 + tax

Implementing Low Carbon Concrete on Your Current Projects

Alen Keri , Director of Technical Services, Concrete Ontario
Bart Kanters , President, Concrete Ontario
Alen Keri Bart Kanters
Ready mixed concrete remains the most used construction material in the world due to its ease of use and long-term performance. While ready mixed concrete... Read more
Concrete Ontario
12:00 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room A
$50 + tax

Construction’s Role on the Path to Net-zero Cement and Concrete

Glen Furtado, Senior Director of Engineering and Stakeholder Relations – Western Region, Cement Association of Canada
Glen Furtado
What role does the construction industry play in reducing emissions in our built environment? Join the Cement Association of Canada’s panel to find out how... Read more
Cement Association of Canada
12:15 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room B
$50 + tax

Troubleshooting Protective Coatings and Sealers for Concrete

Dave Fuller, Technical Director, International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)
Dave Fuller
Protective coatings can be a vital component of a long-term concrete repair and protection strategy. Selecting the right material for the particular project is the... Read more
ICRI
12:30 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room C
$50 + tax

ICFMA Prescriptive Guide: Designing ICF for the Residential Market

Keven Rector, B.Tech. ARSC.ARC, Senior Technical Applications Specialist Tremco Canada Division, RPM Canada
The ICFMA Prescriptive Manual provides a multitude of options outside the building code for structural design of insulating concrete form buildings. This session will appeal... Read more
ICFMA
1:15 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room A
$50 + tax

Circular Economy: An Agricultural Solution for Fines

Luc Bédard , ing., M.Ing., M.B.A., Directeur général, Association Béton Québec
Luc Bédard
After more than 10 years to look at a solution for the fines coming from the recycled concrete. ABQ ran a research program to use... Read more
Association Béton Québec
1:30 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room B
$50 + tax

Advancing the Concrete Sawing & Drilling Industry

David Perkins, Membership Chair, CSDA
Erin O’Brien , Executive Director, CSDA
David Perkins Erin O’Brien
CSDA Executive Director Erin O’Brien and Membership Committee Chair David Perkins will share CSDA’s vision for advancing the concrete sawing and drilling industry through safety,... Read more
CSDA
1:45 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room C
$50 + tax

Durability Performance of Low Carbon Concrete

Ted Moffatt, Ph.D., P.Eng, Materials Engineer, CBCL Limited.
Ted Moffatt, Ph.D., P.Eng
Concrete is the most widely used building material in the world and one of its primary constituents ordinary portland cement accounts for approximately 7% of... Read more
ACI Atlantic
2:30 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room A
$50 + tax

What You Need to Know About Concrete Floor Construction

Geoff Kinney III, Executive Director, The Concrete Floor Construction Association of Canada
Geoff Kinney III
Please join us for an in-depth discussion on Concrete Floors including methods, standards and recent lab test results as we push forward toward a more... Read more
Concrete Floor Contractors Association

Conference Sessions Friday Feb 17, 2023

9:45 am
50 minutes
Pegasus Room B
$50 + tax

New Employees are Out There, How to Find Them

Jeff MacIntyre , President Grand Valley Construction Association
Jeff MacIntyre
There is continual discussion, confusion and concern surrounding the lack of talent in the trades. Traditional models that have provided the supply of people are... Read more
Grand Valley Construction Association
10:45 am
50 minutes
Pegasus Room A
$50 + tax

It Takes Community: Accelerating Innovation through Advocacy

Mike Brennan, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)
Mike Brennan
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
11:00 am
50 minutes
Pegasus Room B
$50 + tax

Procore Meet & Greet: User Networking & Reality Capture

Tim Allsopp, Toronto Procore Community Leader
Omer Unal, Toronto Procore Community Leader
Tim Allsopp Omer Unal
Join us to meet and greet the Procore team and other Procore users to learn about new features, and how to better use and facilitate... Read more
Procore Technologies
12:00 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room A
$50 + tax

Design for Resilience & Sustainability with Precast Concrete

Malcolm Hachborn P. Eng., President, M.E. Hachborn Engineering
Malcolm Hachborn P. Eng.
This session will discuss considerations for the holistic design and construction of durable, long-lasting structures that are sustainable, safe and resilient. A building's primary goal... Read more
Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
1:15 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room A
$50 + tax

Using GPR to Locate Embedded Objects in Concrete

Troy De Souza , Training Manager, Sensors & Software Inc.
Troy De Souza
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) provides a powerful means of locating and mapping rebar, post tension cables or embedded conduits. Using basic theory and case studies,... Read more
CSDA
1:30 pm
50 minutes
Pegasus Room B
$50 + tax

Undercut Mechanical Anchoring: Applications, Design and Qualification

Sean Agresta , Technical Services Manager, DEWALT Anchors and Fasteners
Sean Agresta
Post-Installed concrete anchorage has a wide variety of options; one being Undercut systems. This session will discuss what is an undercut anchor, why undercut anchors... Read more
ACI Eastern Ontario/Quebec & DEWALT