Conference Schedule

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Attention: For those who are regular NRMCA’s ConcreteWorks attendees, this year’s schedule has shifted by one day so please pay special attention to the schedule of events when booking travel.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | NRMCA DC Days (separate registration required) | Off-Site

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM | CONCRETEPAC Golf Tournament (separate registration required) | Off-Site–Lake Presidential Golf Course

Thursday, September 27, 2018

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Driver Championship Setup | Off-Site
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | CONCRETEPAC VIP Lounge Open (by invitation only) | Magnolia 2
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration & Information Desk Open | Convention Center Pre-Function (ballroom level)
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Workforce Development Committee Meeting (with breakfast) | Baltimore 1-2
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Research, Engineering and Standards (RES) Committee Meeting | Annapolis 1-2
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Gaylord & GES Exhibition Hall Move-In | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Promotion Committee Meeting | Annapolis 3-4
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | TMMB Meeting (closed meeting) | Baltimore 3
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Break | National Harbor Foyer
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM | Government Affairs Committee Meeting (with lunch at 11:15 AM) | Baltimore 4-5
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Spouse Hospitality Suite Open | Camellia 4
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
| Spouse Activity: Health Boost Chair Massages | Camellia 4
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Exhibition Hall Rolling Stock Only Move-In | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Safety, Environmental and Operational Excellence (SEO) Committee Meeting | Baltimore 1-2
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM | Membership Committee Meeting | National Harbor 4-5

Friday, September 28, 2018

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration & Information Desk Open | Convention Center Pre-Function (ballroom level)
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Driver Championship Setup | Off-Site
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | CONCRETEPAC VIP Lounge Open (by invitation only) | Magnolia 2
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Spouse Hospitality Suite Open | Camellia 4
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM | Executive Committee Meeting (with breakfast, closed meeting) | Maryland 1-2
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Developing Industry Leaders (DIL) Meeting (DIL members only) | Maryland C
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Spouse Activity: Yoga Class | National Harbor 12
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Exhibitor Move-In | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | Nominating Committee Meeting (closed meeting) | Maryland 1-2
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Manufacturer’s, Products and Services (MPS) Division Meeting | National Harbor 4-5
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM | NRMCA Board of Directors’ Meeting (with lunch at 11:30 AM) | Maryland A
12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
| Spouse Activity: DC Scandals Tour (separate registration & fee) | Off-Site
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Driver Check-In, Briefing and Walk-Through | Off-Site
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Membership Meeting | Maryland A
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Driver Position Drawing | Maryland B-D
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Driver Position Drawing Reception | Maryland A Foyer
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | CONCRETEPAC Dinner and Murder Mystery Extravaganza (separate registration required) | Maryland C

Saturday, September 29, 2018


7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
| NRMCA’s National Mixer Driver Championship | Off-Site
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
| Exhibitor Move-In | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
| Registration & Information Desk Open | Convention Center Pre-Function (ballroom level)
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | CONCRETEPAC VIP Lounge Open (by invitation only) | Magnolia 2
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Spouse Hospitality Suite Open | Camellia 4
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | RMC Foundation Walk for Wellness at the National Mixer Driver Championship (separate registration & fee required) | Off-Site
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | State Affiliate Meeting (closed meeting) | Maryland 1-3
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Spouse Activity: Non-Denominational Devotional Time (open to all registered attendees) | Camellia 4
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Driver Exam (closed exam) | Maryland A
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Opening Ceremony Outside Exhibition Hall | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E Foyer
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM |  Exhibition Hall Open | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM |  Reception (light hors d'oeuvres and bar)  | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E

Sunday, September 30, 2018

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration & Information Desk Open | Convention Center Pre-Function (ballroom level)
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | CONCRETEPAC VIP Lounge Open (by invitation only) | Magnolia 2
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Spouse Hospitality Suite Open | Camellia 4
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM | Breakfast in Exhibition Hall | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Spouse Activity: Yoga Class | National Harbor 12
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM | Opening General Session – Converting Projects to Concrete: NRMCA Members Share their Successes | Maryland B-D
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM | Driver Activity: DC Tour (drivers only) | Off-Site
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM | Economic Update with Keynote Speaker Ed Sullivan | Maryland B-D
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM | RMC Research & Education Foundation Trustees Meeting (closed meeting) | Maryland 1-3
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM | Results of the 2018 Industry Data Survey with Keynote Speaker Robert Capasso | Maryland B-D
10:15 AM - 1:45 PM | Exhibition Hall Open (lunch 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM) | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Education Sessions
Business Administration Task Group Track: Wake Up! It’s 2028!| Maryland 1-3
Promotion Track:
PavementDesigner.org: Using the Industry’s Latest Tool to Win Paving Projects | Potomac C
Safety, Environmental, Operations Track: Producer-to-Producer: Success Stories in Production and Delivery | Maryland C 
Technology Track: Fly Ash Beneficiation: A State of the Art Overview | Potomac 1-3
Workforce Development Track: Concrete Delivery Professional - Industry Update, Supporting the Employer & Employee | Maryland A
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
| Spouse Activity: Introduction to Design Floral Class with Helen Olivia Flowers (separate registration & fee) | Potomac 5
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM | Break in Exhibition Hall | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM | Education Sessions
Business Administration Task Group Track: Cyber Security Enhanced Awareness | Maryland 1-3
Promotion Track:
Build with Strength: Communicating the Brand and Message | Potomac C
Safety, Environmental, Operations Track: OSHA’s New Silica Rule Is Here: Industry Need to Knows | Maryland C
Safety, Environmental, Operations Track: Third Party Lawsuits: Do I Need to Worry? | Maryland C
Technology Track: Cost of Poor Concrete Quality | Potomac 1-3
Workforce Development Track: Uncovering Hidden Talent within Your Own Company | Maryland A
4:45 PM - 6:45 PM | Reception in Exhibition Hall | Prince George's Exhibit Hall
6:45 PM - 7:00 PM | Drivers Pre-Dinner Gathering (drivers and immediate family only) | Potomac 4-6
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM | National Mixer Driver Championship Awards Banquet | Potomac A-B
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM | NMDC Awards Banquet After-Glow Party | Potomac A-B

Monday, October 1, 2018

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM | Exhibition Hall: Rise and Shine Breakfast (breakfast buffet) | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM | Exhibition Hall Open| Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Registration & Information Desk Open | Convention Center Pre-Function (ballroom level)
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Exhibition Hall: Town Hall in the Town Square | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM | Spouse Breakfast (please RSVP) | Atrium
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM | Spouse Hospitality Suite Open | Camellia 4
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM | Education Sessions
Business Administration Task Group Track: State of the Industry Update | Maryland 1-3
Promotion Track:
Full Depth Reclamation: How a Ready Mix Producer Can Participate in an Expanding Market | Potomac C
Safety, Environmental, Operations Track: Caution: Diesel Fuel: Round 2 | Maryland C
Safety, Environmental, Operations Track: What’s New with the FMCSA Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) Program? | Maryland C
Technology Track: Evaluating Compatibility of Admixtures and Cementitious Materials in Concrete Mixtures | Potomac 1-3
Workforce Development Track: Priority One: Understanding Your Employee | Maryland A
9:45 AM - 6:30 PM | Exhibitor Move-Out | Prince George's Exhibit Hall D-E
10:15 AM – 12:30 PM | Spouse Activity: Anna Weatherly Design Studio (separate registration & fee) | Off-Site
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
| Break in Session Foyers | Maryland & Potomac Foyers
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Education Sessions
Business Administration Task Group TrackBusiness Administration Summit | Maryland 1-3
Promotion Track:
Mass Timber, Tall Tinder: The Rise of Wood High Rises | Potomac C
Safety, Environmental, Operations Track: Truck Mixer Panel | Maryland C
Technology Track: New Test Methods for Concrete | Potomac 1-3
Workforce Development Track: FMCSA’s New Entry-Level Driver Training Requirements and the Under 21 Pilot Program That Can Positively Impact Your Driver Pool! | Maryland A
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM |  Awards Luncheon and Farewell | Maryland B-D