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APT – Concrete Conservation, Repair & Reinvestment Training Webinar

04.19.2023 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Concrete Conservation, Repair, & Reinvestment Training

Wednesday, April 12th, 2023 at 12:30-5pm Eastern
Wednesday, April 19th, 2023 at 12:30-5pm Eastern (Two Parts)

Virtual Seminar & Panel Discussion

Continuing Education Credits

4 CEUs each training sessions (8 CEUs total)

These training sessions bring together leading practitioners to share their expertise in technically sound, cost-effective approaches for addressing concrete deficiencies and reinvesting wisely for the extended life and improved performance of concrete facades.

Attendees will learn:

  • How concrete buildings of the 1950s-1980s were constructed and intended to function.
  • Causes and assessment of concrete façade infiltration, deterioration, failure and other deficiencies.
  • Best practices for undertaking façade repairs to perform well while respecting original design intent.
  • How to ensure compatibility between new and existing materials.
  • How to choose among intervention options for correcting concrete deficiencies, degradation, and discoloration.
  • Scope of work and specification writing tips for ensuring quality control and minimizing project risks.


Non-Members: $200
APT Members: $150
Emerging Professional Non-Members: $100
Emerging Professional Members: $75
Students: $50
(Prices cover both days)

Schedule of Speakers

Wednesday, April 12th
12:30-5:00 Eastern

Welcome – Kelly McLeod, Co-Chair, APT Technical Committee for Modern Heritage
Overview: Concrete Project Planning & Quality Control – Paul Gaudette, Wiss Janney Elsner Principal & Fellow, American Concrete Institute: Practitioner’s perspective
Concrete Metaphysics – David N. Fixler, FAIA, Architecture Planning Preservation
Repair of Modernist Concrete Facades: Repair Process and Matching – Paul Gaudette, Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.: Case Studies of repair process and matching
Applicability of Cathodic Protection to Historic Concrete Structures – Gina Crevello, Echem Consultants
Session 1 Wrap up: Top Takeaways and Lessons Learned

Wednesday, April 19th
12:30-5:00 Eastern

Mid-Century Modernist Concrete Facades: Deterioration, Assessment, and Repair Design – Matthew Bronski
Team Approach to Executing a Façade Study – Christy Johnson, Senior Project Manager, Oculus Inc.
Precast Surfaces, Coupling Technology and Design – Jack Pyburn, Architect and Principal, Lord Aeck Sargent
Paints for Concrete – Norman Weiss, Adjunct Professor of Historic Preservation, Columbia University
Session 2 Wrap up: Top Takeaways and Lessons Learned

*Each presentation will be followed by a 15-minute break