Session Overview

6:00 pm – 8:30 pmWelcoming Ice-breaker Session
Location: ASU CAVC Building (College Avenue Commons) 3rd Floor Atrium
Chair: Barzin Mobasher
Welcoming ceremony and start of Registration

Short schedule (PDF) | Books of abstracts (PDF)

Monday, Sept. 18

8:30am – 9:30am Development of structural design Codes for FRC Location: Pima (#230)
Session Chair: Gyorgy Balazs
Keynote Talk 1: Marco di Prisco, FRC in Structural Codes: Novelties and Confirmations in the Forthcoming Eurocode 2 and Model Code 2020
Keynote Talk 2: Bruno Massicotte, Development of the Canadian Bridge Code for Structural Design of FRC Members

9:30am – 10:50am Parallel Session A: Material Properties Location: Pima (#230)
Session Chair: Antoine E. Naaman
Session Chair: Gyorgy Balazs

9:30am – 10:50am Parallel Session B: Impact and Blast Loading and Ductility Location: Ventura A (241 A)
Session Chair: Matteo Colombo
Session Chair: Majid Khorami

10:50am – 11:20am Coffee Break Location: Ventura B/C (241 B/C)

11:20am – 1:00pm Parallel Session A: Fiber Distribution and Orientation Location: Pima (#230)
Session Chair: Viktor Mechtcherine
Session Chair: Giulio Zani

11:20am – 1:00pm Parallel Session B: Fatigue Effects Location: Ventura A (241 A)
Session Chair: Liberato Ferrara
Session Chair: Erik Stefan Bernard

1:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch Location: Ventura B/C (241 B/C)

2:00pm – 3:40pm Parallel Session A: Mechanical Characterization Location: Pima (#230)
Session Chair: Pierre Rossi
Session Chair: Alessandro Pasquale Fantilli

2:00pm – 3:40pm Parallel Session B: Design Specifications for Structural Applications Location: Ventura A (241 A)
Session Chair: Gustavo Parra-Montesinos
Session Chair: Giovanni Plizzari

3:40pm – 4:10pm Coffee Break Location: Ventura B/C (241 B/C)

4:10pm – 5:30pm Parallel Session A: Temperature Effects Location: Pima (#230)
Session Chair: Enzo Martinelli
Session Chair: Hassan Aoude

4:10pm – 5:30pm Parallel Session B: Creep and Long-Term Loading Location: Ventura A (241 A)
Session Chair: Pedro Serna
Session Chair: David Conciatori

7:00pm – 9:30pm Dinner Monday Night TBD

Tuesday, Sept. 19

8:30am – 9:30am Application Development Location: Pima (#230)

Session Chair: Giovanni Plizzari

Keynote Talk #3
Keynote Talk #4

9:30am – 10:50am Parallel Session A: High Performance FRC Location: Pima (#230)
Session Chair: Bruno Massicotte

9:30am – 10:50am Parallel Session B: Structural Applications 1 Location: Ventura A (241 A)
Session Chair: Jakob Šušteršič
Session Chair: Fausto Minelli

10:50am – 11:20am Coffee Break Location: Ventura B/C (241 B/C)

11:20am – 1:00pm Parallel Session A: Numerical & Computational Modelling Location: Pima (#230)
Session Chair: Frank J. Vecchio
Session Chair: Mehdi Bakhshi

11:20am – 1:00pm Parallel Session B: Durability and Life Cycle Assessment Location: Ventura A (241 A)
Session Chair: Flavio de Andrade Silva

11:20am – 1:00pm Parallel Session C: Special Online Presentations Location: Navajo (240)
Session Chair: Jean-Philippe Charron

1:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch Location: Ventura B/C (241 B/C)

2:00pm – 4:00pm Parallel Session A:Structural Rehabilitation and Quality Control Location: Pima (#230)
Session Chair: Matteo Colombo
Session Chair: Nicola Buratti

2:00pm – 4:00pm Parallel Session B: Structural Applications 2 Location: Ventura A (241 A)
Session Chair: Marco di Prisco
Session Chair: Ali Amin

4:00pm – 4:30pm Coffee Location: Ventura B/C (241 B/C)

4:30pm – 6:00pm Perspectives and future developments in FRC structural applications Location: Pima (#230)

6:00pm – 6:15pm Closing session Location: Pima (#230)

7:30pm – 10:00pm Gala Dinner Location: Culinary Dropout GALA DINNER: Culinary Dropout at the Yard, Tempe, AZ, 149 S Farmer Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281, 480.240.1601

Wednesday, Sept. 20

9:00am – 11:00am Reinforcement for 3-D printing Session Chair: Narayanan Neithalath Location: Ventura A (241 A)
Overview of the procedures and processes for design aspects for 3-D printing reinforcement

9:00am – 11:00am Updating ACI 544-7R Development of Design guide for Precast Tunnel Linings, Session Chair: Mehdi Bakhshi, Location: Ventura B/C (241 B/C)
ACI 544-7R Overview and Proposed Updates- Tunneling Design and Durability of Underground Structures

9:00am – 11:00am Textile Reinforced Concrete, RILEM TC-292 Location: La Paz Session Chair: Flavio de Andrade Silva
Characterization of Mechanical properties and Development of Design tools for TRC

Lab Tour 9:00am – 12:00pm A tour of the Laboratory Facilities at ASU Campus
A walk through the various facilities supporting teaching and research at the ASU Tempe Campus, from Single fiber testing to full-scale structural panels, drop weight impact, high-speed tension, and structural fatigue. Materials testing covers a range of Cement chemistry and characterization tests for Mechanical Properties and Development of Test methods for TRC, FRC, and UHPC

Lab Tour 9:00am – 12:00am Test Equipment for Closed Loop testing of Cement Composites, FRC, TRC, UHPC
Session Chair: Barzin Mobasher
Closed Loop testing Equipment demonstration by GCTS. Introduction and demonstration of a new test equipment developed for testing FRC, TRC, and UHPC