Portland – The Post-Tensioning Institute – a nonprofit organization for the advancement of post-tensioned concrete design and construction – has announced its eighth annual Conference & Exhibition will be held May 3-5, 2009, at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland.
Engineers, architects, building officials, inspectors, contractors, specifiers, students, researchers, and others interested in post-tensioning are invited to attend this informative symposium. The two-day event will include technical sessions, panel discussions, committee meetings, educational seminars, product and software demonstrations, networking and social events, as well as a trade show with approximately 25 vendors. In addition, PTI will host its biannual Legends of Post-Tensioning Awards dinner and presentation honoring.
Topics will cover a wide range of post-tensioning topics including: building design, bridges, evaluation and repair, slab-on-ground foundations, construction and installation, and innovative technologies. Continuing education units will be awarded for theconference.
For more information, visit PTI's website atwww.post-tensioning.org .