CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTER
The cement industry is expected to witness volume growth of around 4% to 5% during the next couple of years. In partnership with the American Concrete Institute (ACI), The Big 5 Saudi is pleased to launch an inaugural series of Talks, focussed on the latest trends, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and codes for best practice in concrete manufacturing, design, and structures.
Concrete Talks Agenda
MARCH 30, 2022
4.15 pm - 4.45 pm
Overview of the American Concrete Institute
Director, Middle East /North Africa RegionAmerican Concrete Institute
4.45 pm - 5.30 pm
Saudi building code overview- Highlight on Saudi concrete structures code and Saudi residential building code
Dr. Ali Alqarni Ph.D
Saudi Building Code Technical Team - Assistant Professor, Associate Chair for Civil Engineering DepartmentKing Saud University (KSU)
Formation of the Saudi National Committee for building codes as a milestone
First and new editions of Saudi Building Code
Information about Saudi Concrete Structures Codes and Saudi Residential Building Code
5.30 pm - 6.15 pm
ACI Saudi Arabia chapter presence in the Eastern Province
How can a robust system be designed and implemented to control the quality of the constructed concrete structures?
What is the concrete structures acceptance criteria and its references?
What is the required test to verify the acceptance of the constructed concrete?
5.45 pm - 6.15 pm
GFRP Bars for enhancing the service life of concrete structures
7.00 pm - 7.45 pm
Jazan flood water mitigation canal – The world’s largest GFRP bar reinforced concrete structure
8.00 pm - 9.15 pm
High-Performance concrete in the UAE: Case studies
Fouad H. Yazbeck CE, MBA, FACI
Founder, 360 TANGENT Engineering ConsultancyACI UAE Chapter President