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Repair, Protect, and Enhance to Extend the Service Life of Concrete Structures


Concrete Service Life Extension Conference
June 27-29, 2017 | Columbia University, New York City

Disintegrating and deteriorating concrete is a preventable threat contributing to North America’s infrastructure crisis. Federal and state agencies are investing billions of dollars in upgrades and new construction of concrete infrastructure. Corrosion of concrete affects critical transportation infrastructure such as roadways and bridges, buildings, dams, pipelines, and ships. 

To address this essential infrastructure need, NACE International, with the support of the Association for Preservation Technology International, the International Concrete Repair Institute, and the American Concrete Institute, is hosting the Concrete Service Life Extension Conference this June at Columbia University in New York City. 

Experts with knowledge in the fields of concrete repair and maintenance, design, inspection techniques, and materials science will convene to share best practices and new technology for repairing, protecting, and enhancing the service life of concrete.
This event includes both practical and technical tracks to bring together contractors, applicators, and inspectors with engineers, designers, and scientists. The three days of sessions will cover the subjects of corrosion prevention and maintenance in concrete structures, along with case studies involving concrete coatings application and performance.

Presenters will discuss the following topics:

  • • Service Life Assessments and Analysis of Infrastructure
  • • Designing for Resiliency and Durability of Concrete Structures in Urban Areas
  • • Concrete Repair Challenges for Critical Infrastructure in Service
  • • Corrosion Mitigation of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • • Conservation and Repair Challenges of Historic Concrete


For more information and to register, please visit concrete.nace.org.