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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6 | ASPIRE , Winter 2011 CONCRETE CALENDAR 2011 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. Kathleen Bergeron is the coordinator of technology transfer within the Highways for LIFE program. She has more than 30 years of experience in transportation programs. Among her numerous accomplishments and awards is the FHWA's highest honor, the Administrator's Award for Superior Achievement. 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. Robert Healy is the deputy director of the Office of Structures in the Maryland State Highway Administration, where he has worked for 30 years. 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 23-27, 2011 90th Annual Meeting Transportation Research Board Marriott Wardman Park, Omni Shoreham, and Hilton Washington, Washington, D.C. March 24-26, 2011 PCI Committee Days Wyndham Chicago Hotel, Chicago, Ill. April 3-7, 2011 ACI Spring Convention Marriott Tampa Waterside and Westin Harbor Island, Tampa, Fla. April 18-19, 2011 ASBI 2011 Grouting Certification Training J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The Commons Center, Austin, Tex. May 15-19, 2011 AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures Annual Meeting Marriott Norfolk Waterside, Norfolk, Va. June 5-8, 2011 International Bridge Conference David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. August 9-12, 2011 Ninth International Symposium on High Performance Concrete Christchurch Convention Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand September 25-28, 2011 Western Bridge Engineers' Seminar The Arizona Grand Resort, Phoenix, Ariz. October 2-6, 2011 7th World Congress on Joints, Bearings and Seismic Systems for Concrete Structures Green Valley Ranch Resort, Las Vegas, Nev. October 16-20, 2011 ACI Fall Convention Millennium Hotel & Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, Ohio October 22-25, 2011 PCI Annual Convention and Exhibition and National Bridge Conference Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown and Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah November 7-8, 2011 ASBI 23rd Annual Convention Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C. For links to websites, email addresses, or telephone numbers for these events, go to and select "EVENTS." Photo: Ted Lacey Photography. Book_Win11.indb 6 1/4/11 2:33 PM

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