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United for Infrastructure 2020: A Week to Champion America’s Infrastructure
Sep 14 – Sep 21 all-day

Join us from September 14-21 for our signature annual program, United for Infrastructure 2020: A Week to Champion America’s Infrastructure. For the last eight years, we have convened leaders from across America to highlight the critical role infrastructure plays in our daily lives, economy, jobs, public health, and national security.

Led by our Steering Committee and joined by more than 500 affiliates nationwide, participants host events, tours and open houses at infrastructure assets, speak out in the press, and share their stories on social media. See highlights from the Week in years past on our highlights page.

We invite you to participate in the Week in 2020 – from September 14-21. Attend one of our events or plan your own! Check out our resources page (coming soon) for template materials, event ideas, model op-eds, social media shareables, and more to help you tell your infrastructure story. Check back soon for more on participating in United for Infrastructure 2020 and join our mailing list for updates!

Amsterdam: PLASTIC PIPES XX 2020 @ Hotel Okura
Sep 21 – Sep 23 all-day

The organisers of PLASTIC PIPES XX are expecting to receive as many as 100 abstracts for their conference and exhibition that takes place in the ‘Pipe’ District of Amsterdam at the Hotel Okura on September 21-23 2020.

Sep 27 @ 1:24 pm – Sep 30 @ 2:24 pm

The 62nd Annual International HEEP Conference will be held in Fort Myers, FL September 27 – September 30, 2020.

Online Global CFSRC Colloquium 2020
Oct 1 all-day

The Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium (CFSRC) is pleased to announce the first ever online, global CFSRC Colloquium scheduled for October 2020.

USA: WEFTEC 2020 @ New Orleans Morial Convention Center
Oct 3 – Oct 7 all-day

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is the not-for-profit organization that brings you WEFTEC.


With almost 200 technical sessions, workshops, mobile sessions, local facility tours and 1,000+ exhibitors, you won’t want to miss!

93rd Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference
Conference: October 3 – 7, 2020
Exhibition: October 5 – 7, 2020
New Orleans Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana USA

Virtual TMS Annual Meeting 2020
Oct 13 – Oct 17 all-day

The Board of Directors has decided to hold TMS’s October 2020 Annual Meeting virtually to protect attendees, hotel staff, and the local community from COVID-19. Making this decision now allows the Society, Committee Chairs, staff, and attendees to plan and better prepare. The Meetings Committee of TMS will soon be meeting virtually to discuss options related to meetings, educational sessions, the awards program, and other offerings and to make recommendations, at which point additional announcements will be sent. However, the bulk of the meetings will still be held during the original “footprint” of the meetings on October 13-17th.


Watch the website for additional information, or contact TMS with questions or to participate in discussions.


Virtual Meeting Sponsor

Sponsorships for the Virtual Meetings are available. Sponsor logos will be posted to the website with links to the sponsor’s website. Sponsors will be recognized during the Awards Program and during Educational Sessions. Many thanks to Atkinson-Noland & Associates for being our first Virtual Meeting Sponsor.

USA: ACI Concrete Convention 2020 @ Raleigh Convention Center
Oct 29 all-day

ACI is moving forward as planned with the ACI Concrete Convention this October in Raleigh, NC. At this time, ACI will be proceeding with all committee meetings, sessions, and special events. ACI is also investigating how to expand the convention virtually in addition to the face to face convention, but specific details are unavailable at this time. ACI continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will respond as needed as more information becomes available.

This year’s convention will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh Marriott, and Raleigh Sheraton, Raleigh, NC, USA, October 25-29, 2020, where attendees will collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices. Technical and educational sessions will provide attendees with the latest research, case studies, best practices, and the opportunity to earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

USA: Ultrapure Micro 2020
Nov 9 – Nov 11 all-day

Global Water Intelligence (GWI) hosts the Ultrapure Micro (UPM) conference each year in the summer. This year’s edition was slated to take place May 27th-29th in Austin, Texas. However, due to the recent disruption and newly imposed travel restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Ultrapure Micro 2020 has been postponed and will now take place on November 9th-11th 2020, a time when the peak of the crisis is predicted to have passed.  

GWI have also made the decision to extend the early bird discount rate for delegates registering for the new dates. The $240 discounted rate will now be available until August 25th.  

We are very proud of the event UPM has become over the last 5 years, and we know that the continued success of this event is heavily dependent on the great technical presentations given by our speakers, and the networking opportunities offered by the many industry professionals, all of who join us each year from across the world.  

Although the current situation necessitates a postponement, we will utilize this time to build the best UPM agenda to date.

Ultrapure Micro strives to facilitate productive cooperation between semiconductor manufacturers, vendors and suppliers to increase yields, decrease costs and improve efficiency. In a continuing effort to assist with this, for the first time, the UPM agenda will include sessions on the Tools Environment, and Airborne Molecular Contamination (AMC), as well as Ultrapure Water, Water Management, Liquid Chemicals, and Gases.  

Details about the agenda will be announced in the coming weeks, however the list of accepted abstracts is still available to view on the website, as well as the list of roundtable topics expected at the event.   

Virtual Conference: DFI-India 2020: Conference on Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development @ Virtual Conference
Nov 19 – Nov 20 all-day

Registration is open for DFI-India 2020: Conference on Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development being held on November 19-20, 2020, as a virtual conference. Organized by DFI of India (DFII) in collaboration with Indian Geotechnical Society – Chennai Chapter, the event is a precursor to the regional chapter’s 10th anniversary conference, which has been rescheduled for November 2021.  The event includes 3 to 4 hours each day of live, online presentations from industry experts on contemporary topics in deep foundations, including the following keynote lectures:

  • Maurice Bottiau, Franki Foundations Belgium: Presentation title to be announced
  • Antonio Marinucci, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.E., V2C Strategists: “Recent Advancements to Enhance Performance and Reduce Risks in Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement”
  • Conrad Felice, D., P.E., P.Eng., D. GE., F. ASCE, C. W. Felice, “Overview of the Use of Geotechnical Baseline Reports”
  • Harry Poulos, Ph.D., D.Sc. Eng., Coffey Services Australia, and professor emeritus, Sydney University: “Applications of Piling to Infrastructure Development”

Leading up to the virtual conference, DFI of India is hosting three webinars. The first webinar as held on Thursday, August 20, 2020. Amy Cerato, Ph.D., P.E., Rapp Foundation Presidential Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Oklahoma gave a presentation titled, “Dynamic and Cyclic Applications of Grouped Helical Piles.” Two more webinars are scheduled:

  • Thursday, September 17, 2020, 4:30 p.m. India Standard Time (IST)

Karsten Beckhaus, Dr.-Ing, Bauer; Christophe Justino, Soletanche; and Peter Faust, Malcolm Drilling: “EFFC-DFI Guides to Tremie Concrete and Support Fluids for Deep Foundations”

  • Thursday, October 22, 2020, 4:30 p.m. IST

Nicolas Denies and Noël Huybrechts, Belgian Building Research Institute (BBRI)/TC211 ISSMGE: “Deep Mixing Equipment and Field of Applications of the Deep Mixing Method”

Registration for the conference includes the three webinars or individual event registrations can be purchased to fit anyone’s schedule. There are also sponsorship opportunities still available. For more information on the virtual conference and the preconference webinars visit www.dfi.org/India2020.

USA: 2021 IECA Annual Conference
Feb 21 – Feb 24 all-day

Take advantage of speaking at the IECA Annual Conference and Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, February 21-24, 2021 to get recognized as an industry thought leader.