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   Houston, Texas

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2019
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
4:00 PM (1.0 PDH) Contracts You Can't Change: Managining Risk in contracts with Local Governments
5:30 PM (1.0 PDH) Mix Designs, The Book vs. The Real World

Hess Club
5430 Westheimer
Houston, Texas 77056
(Business casual dress code)

Your reservations are appreciated. Please click here to make your reservation(s) online. If you are unable to register online, please contact Vicky Bonds at Geotech Engineering and Testing, Tel: 713-699-4000 at least 24 hours before the meeting.

Continuing Education Certificates will be provided at the end of the meeting(s) for attendees that are current members and who have preregistered. However for Ethics Workshops, nonmembers who have preregistered will also be given Continuing Education Certificates at the close of the workshop provided a payment of $25 is received (pay at the door).

This technical program is complimentary to you thanks in part to our Room Sponsors:

Nelson Construction and Foundation Repair
Ram Jack
VoidForm Products, Inc.

4:00 PM (1.0 PDH)

Title : Contracts You Can't Change: Managining Risk in contracts with Local Governments

Speaker : Ben Westcott w/ Andrews Myers

5:30 PM (1.0 PDH)

Title : Mix Designs, The Book vs. The Real World

Speaker : Will Squyres w/ Paradigm Consultants

BIO : Mr. William W. Squyres has over 15 years combined experience in Quality Control, Technical Services, Materials Testing, Diagnostics and Forensics. He has developed and managed quality control and technical services programs for material suppliers throughout Texas and continues to provide consulting services in the industry. Mr. Squyres has performed and directed: testing of concrete and other construction materials; forensic investigation of construction failure, distress, damage, and degradation; litigation support and expert witness; has prepared remedial design drawings and specifications, has monitored and reviewed rehabilitation construction activities, and materials; and construction quality control and quality assurance programs. Throughout his career, Mr. Squyres has performed testing, field monitoring, inspection, and engineering evaluation of concrete structural elements, piers, piles, footings, slabs, mats, columns, walls, pavements, runways; earthwork - fill control, compaction, stabilization, proof-rolling; steel structural elements and connections.

ABSTRACT : Considering all the requirements of a mix design, workability, durability, finish-ability, and end use, while exploring the relationship and differences between the ACI 211 method of proportioning mix designs and the absolute volume method.



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