ASBI Virtual Convention

October 27, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET

October 28, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET 

 

Welcome

Innovation and Technology

 
Please view video for a preview of speakers and the new technologies to be presented.

 

We are pleased to welcome you to the ASBI Virtual Convention. This year’s program will focus on innovation and technology.

We hope you join us to:

  • Learn About a Few of the Latest Innovations and Technologies in the Construction Industry
  • Expand Your Knowledge
  • Earn Professional Development Hours

Featured Speaker: Joseph Kopser

A lifelong problem solver committed to building the teams needed to take on our toughest challenges and find purpose in what they do. In addition, he is a technology entrepreneur and expert in transportation, smart cities, urban mobility, energy, national security issues as well as an Army combat veteran. Currently he serves as an Executive-in-Residence at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas. He is President of Grayline where he works with people and companies to bring together experts, data, and solutions to help companies and public institutions manage disruptive change.


2020 ASBI Leadership Awards

The 2020 ASBI Leadership Awards will be announced during the Virtual Convention. Awards will be presented at the 2021 Annual Convention in Tucson, Arizona, November 9-10.

 

PDH/CEU Tracking Form

To receive PDH/CEU credits for attending committee meetings, vendor webinars, legacy track presentations, and virtual convention sessions, please use this form (fillable pdf), complete, and return to ASBI.

 

Program

The Program is available and will be updated as more information becomes available.

Legacy Track Presentations

[These webinars are available to registered Convention attendees only. Once you have created your Convention login and registered, you can access the webinars on the Welcome & Program page.]

 
Acoustic P-T Wire Break Monitoring Using a New Fiber Optic Based System
Terry Tamutus, Structural Monitoring Solutions
 
Introduction to ASBI and Segmental Bridges
Gregg Freeby, American Segmental Bridge Institute
 
Load Rating Segmental Bridges
John Corven, Corven Engineering, Inc.
 
Segmental Alternate Technical Concept for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Ben Soule, SYSTRA International Bridge Technologies
Carrie Wagener, Chicago Transit Authority
 
Smart Bridge Sensors on the New I-35W Saint Anthony Falls Bridge in Minnesota - A 10 Year Study
Kent Montgomery, FIGG
Chris Burgess, FIGG
 
Update on the JFK Causeway
Brian Merrill, WJE
 

 

2020 ASBI Committee Meeting Schedule

Please use this link to view schedule.

 

Vendors

Join Our Weekly Vendor Webinar Series

 

Please register for ASBI 2020 Pre-Convention Webinars beginning on September 30, 2020, 1:00 PM EDT. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

There will be a PRIZE DRAWING for 10 - $50 Visa gift cards at the conclusion of all Vendor Webinars. You must attend all webinars and provide the code word that has been shown during the webinar to be eligible for the drawing.

 

September 30 Vendor Webinar:

Christopher Fanning, National Account Manager for Watson Bowman Acme, will present on Expansion Joint Selection and Utilization in Segmental Bridges.

If you missed the webinar, you may use this link to view the on-demand presentation. There are handouts available for download by clicking on the Handouts icon on the left column.

 

October 7 Vendor Webinar:

Robert Bennett, Project Manager, for RS&H, Inc. will present on Segmental Improvements and Wekiva Parkway Update.

If you missed the webinar, you may use this link to view the on-demand presentation. There are handouts available for download by clicking on the Handouts icon on the left column.

 

October 14 Vendor Webinar:

Dr. Eric Samson, Director of Innovation at SIMCO Technologies Inc., [Structural Technologies VSL affiliation] will present on Predicting the Impact of Damages on the Long-Term Performance of Bridges.

If you missed the webinar, you may use this link to view the on-demand presentation. There are handouts available for download by clicking on the Handouts icon on the left column.

 

October 21 Vendor Webinar:

Zachary Searer, Director of Sales and Marketing for R.J. Watson, Inc., will present on Disk Bearings and Expansion Joint Systems for Segmental Concrete Structures.

If you missed the webinar, you may use this link to view the on-demand presentation. There are handouts available for download by clicking on the Handouts icon on the left column.

 

October 23 Vendor Webinar:

Gregor Štrekelj MSc, Senior Consultant and Product Manager, and Filip Adler MSc, Product Engineer, Bridge Engineering, Allplan Infrastructure GmbH will present Maximize your ROI by Optimizing the Performance of Your BIM for Bridges Workflows.

If you missed the webinar, you may use this link to view the on-demand presentation. There are handouts available for download by clicking on the Handouts icon on the left column.

 

Become a Sponsor

Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Virtual Convention and ASBI would like to offer the following Sponsorship Opportunities:

 

 

Gold

$3,500

Silver

$2,000

Bronze

$1,000

Student Competition*

$1,500

Complimentary Convention Registrations

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Recognition in the Segments Newsletter

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Company Information on Event Portal Main Page

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Company Logo on Session Portal

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Student Research Project Competition - Only 5 Opportunities Available

* Recognition to Start the Student Competition During the Live Virtual Convention

ASBI will invite students to participate in a project competition whereby each student will submit their ongoing research for consideration for the ASBI University Innovation Award.

The judges will be ASBI organizational members who have a high degree of success in the concrete segmental bridge industry. The review committee will blindly review the applications and select the top five submissions.

The finalists will then compete live, via webinar, on the afternoon of October 28th, with the top 5 projects receiving a scholarship.

 

  Please complete the Sponsor Agreement Form and submit to ASBI.

 

Register

Welcome to the Attendee Registration for the Virtual Convention

 

BEFORE YOU REGISTER...

To make sure you take advantage of savings available, please read the important information below.

One of the many benefits of ASBI membership is discounts on conference registration. If you and/or your firm are not a member of ASBI, join before you register and take advantage of significant savings. Visit Join ASBI [https://www.asbi-assoc.org/index.cfm/about/join_asbi]

 

The sooner you register, the more you save! Register by October 14th for savings.

 

Before October 14

After October 14

Transportation Official

No Charge

No Charge

ASBI Member

$225.00

$300.00

Non-Member

$275.00

$350.00


Continuing Education Information

  • The Virtual Convention and Pre-Convention Webinars provide several opportunities for attendees to earn Professional Development Hours/Continuing Education Units (PDH/CEUs).
  • Attendees must submit a PDH/CEU Tracking Form to receive a certificate.

Convention Cancellation and Substitution Policy

  • Cancellations received between October 2 – October 16 will be refunded the registration fee less a $100 administrative processing fee.
  • No refunds will be given for “cancellations received on or after October 17, 2020.
  • As an alternative to cancellation, substitutions may be made.
 

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