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 , Summer 2011 CONCRETE CALENDAR 2011/2012 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. 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. Linda Figg is president, CEO, and director of bridge art for FIGG, a family of companies that specializes in creating sustainable, eco-friendly, and innovative bridges. 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. August 9-12, 2011 Ninth International Symposium on High Performance Concrete Rotorua Energy Events Center Rotorua, New Zealand September 13-16, 2011 PCI Quality Control & Assurance Schools, Levels I, II & III Four Points Sheraton – O'Hare Schiller Park (Chicago), Ill. 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 12-14, 2011 International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) Fall Convention The Westin Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio 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 October 31–November 4, 2011 National Bridge Management, Inspection, and Preservation Conference Millennium Hotel – Downtown St. Louis, Mo. November 7-8, 2011 ASBI 23rd Annual Convention Washington Marriott Wardman Park Washington, D.C. November 14-19, 2011 PCI Quality Control & Assurance Schools, Levels I, II & III Embassy Suites Nashville Airport Hotel Nashville, Tenn. January 22-26, 2012 91st Annual Meeting Transportation Research Board Marriott Wardman Park, Omni Shoreham, and Hilton Washington Washington, D.C. March 18-22, 2012 ACI Spring Convention Hyatt Regency Dallas Dallas, Tex. April 16-17, 2012 ASBI 2012 Grouting Certification Training J.J. Pickle Research Campus The Commons Center Austin, Tex. July 7-12, 2012 2012 AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures Meeting Hyatt Regency Austin, Tex. September 29-October 2, 2012 PCI Annual Convention and Exhibition and National Bridge Conference Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center Nashville, Tenn. October 21-25, 2012 ACI Fall 2012 Convention Sheraton Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada For links to websites, email addresses, or telephone numbers for these events, go to and select "EVENTS." Photo: Ted Lacey Photography. Book_Sum11.indb 4 7/1/11 9:59 AM

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