Presentation will discuss Vision 2020 (Development, Successes and Challenges) as well as items which still need to be completed. This portion of the presentation will be followed by an overview of the presenter's perspective on the future needs for the concrete repair industry. All attendees will be invited to participate in a workshop to develop a complete list of industry needs (consensus if possible).
David Whitmore is President and Chief Innovation Officer for Vector Corrosion Technologies, a company which specializes in the repair and corrosion protection of reinforced concrete structures. Dave is a registered Professional Engineer, a NACE Cathodic Protection Specialist and he serves on a number of repair, corrosion, sustainability and education committees of ACI, ICRI and NACE. He is a fellow of ICRI, ACI and the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers. He has been involved with US Federal Highway Administration on the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) and SHRP 2 projects with regard to extending the service life of bridges beyond 100 years.