ASPIRE is a quarterly magazine published by PCI in cooperation with the associations of the National Concrete Bridge Council. The editorial content focuses on the latest technology and key issues in the Concrete Bridge Industry.

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4 | ASPIRE , Winter 2012 CONCRETE CALENDAR 2012 CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS MANAGING TECHNICAL EDITOR M. Myint Lwin is director of the FHWA Office of Bridge Technology in Washington, D.C. He is responsible for the National Highway Bridge Program direction, policy, and guidance, including bridge technology development, deployment and education, and the National Bridge Inventory and Inspection Standards. Barry J. Schoch, P.E. has served as Pennsylvania's Secretary of Transportation since January 2011. A graduate of Penn State in civil engineering, he has worked for 28 years in the area of transportation planning and development. Dr. Dennis R. Mertz is professor of civil engineering at the University of Delaware. Formerly with Modjeski and Masters Inc. when the LRFD Specifications were first written, he has continued to be actively involved in their development. Frederick Gottemoeller is an engineer and architect, who specializes in the aesthetic aspects of bridges and highways. He is the author of Bridgescape, a reference book on aesthetics and was deputy administrator of the Maryland State Highway Administration. Dr. Henry G. Russell is an engineering consultant, who has been involved with the applications of concrete in bridges for over 35 years and has published many papers on the applications of high- performance concrete. January 22-26 91st Annual Meeting Transportation Research Board Marriott Wardman Park, Omni Shoreham, and Hilton Washington Washington, D.C. January 23-25 PCI Quality Control & Assurance Schools, Levels I and II Las Vegas, Nev. January 23-27 World of Concrete 2012 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nev. February 7-9 The Mid-Atlantic States Quality Assurance Workshop Dover Hotel and Conference Center Dover, Del. February 16-18 4th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing Sponsored by the International Conference Organization for Grouting and the Deep Foundations Institute Marriott New Orleans New Orleans, La. March 6 12th Annual Concrete Conference Maryland Transportation Industry Crowne Plaza Baltimore Baltimore, Md. March 18-22 ACI Spring Convention Hyatt Regency Dallas Dallas, Tex. March 29-April 1 PCI Committee Days and Membership Conference Wyndham Hotel Chicago, Ill. April 1-7 National Concrete Week April 16-17 ASBI 2012 Grouting Certification Training J.J. Pickle Research Campus The Commons Center Austin, Tex. May 7-10 International Concrete Sustainability Conference Renaisssance Hotel Seattle, Wash. May 20-25 14th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reactions in Concrete Hyatt Regency Austin Austin, Tex. June 10-13 International Bridge Conference David L. Lawrence Convention Center Pittsburgh, Pa. July 7-12 2012 AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures Meeting Hyatt Regency Austin, Tex. July 23-27 (Tentative) 2012 PCA Professors' Workshop Skokie, Ill. September 29-October 2 PCI Annual Convention and Exhibition and National Bridge Conference Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center Nashville, Tenn. Call for Papers Abstracts due February 6 October 21-25 ACI Fall Convention Sheraton Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 29-30 ASBI Annual Convention Turnberry Isle Hotel & Resort Miami, Fla. For links to websites, email addresses, or telephone numbers for these events, go to and select "EVENTS." Photo: Ted Lacey Photography. Book_Win12.indb 4 12/29/11 11:12 AM

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