2010 International fib Congress and PCI Annual Convention/Exhibition

05/29/2010 - 06/03/2010

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s 2010 Convention/fib Congress Sets

Attendance and Exhibitor Records


Rare international event emphasizes sustainability, state-of-the-art practices, innovative technology, and the global marketplace


With more than 1,700 attendees—including 700 industry professionals from 55 countries beyond the United States—the recent PCI Annual Convention & Bridge Conference in conjunction with the Third International fib Congress and Exhibition was an unparalleled, international success.


Held May 29 to June 2, 2010, at the Gaylord National Resort near Washington, D.C., the event featured more than 125 educational sessions including over 500 technical papers, as well as some 93 exhibitors in more than 100,000 square feet of exhibit space. The record number of attendees, papers, and exhibitors made this unique event the largest in the 56-year history of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI).


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2010 PCI Convention & fib Congress Event Information


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WHO WAS THERE - attendee registration list (accompanying persons not included)





The substantial technical program included the presentation of hundreds of peer-reviewed technical papers, including 53 papers on building systems, 160 papers on engineering and design, 160 on bridges and transportation, 86 papers on materials, and 25 papers on ultra-high-performance concrete.



2010 CONGRESS PROCEEDINGS CD: all of the peer-reviewed technical papers are available in the Proceedings CD, which can be ordered by CLICKING HERE.



During the PCI Convention, PCI President James G. Toscas, P.E., presented the PCI Fellows, Medal of Honor, Distinguished Educator, and Young Educator awards, and announced the 2010–2011 Leadership PCI Class. Winners of these awards can be found by clicking the award titles above.


During the fib Congress, fib President Michael Fardis presented the Freyssinet Medals for outstanding technical contributions in the field of structural concrete to Nigel Priestley of New Zealand and Jiri Strasky of the Czech Republic. fib Honorary President Hans-Rudolf Ganz presented the fib Awards for Outstanding Concrete Structures. Nominated structures included two U.S. precast concrete projects: Logan Airport Central Parking Garage in Boston, Mass., and the Sound Transit Central Link Light Rail project in Seattle, Wash.


EXHIBITORS - view a list of PCI Convention & Congress exhibitors. Click on the exhibitor name to visit the exhibitors' websites


EVENT IMAGES - view images of all the exciting activities that occurred at the Congress 






For inquiries, please contact the Congress organizer:

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)

200 W Adams Street, Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60606-6938

Phone: (312) 621-1114

Fax: (312) 786-0353

Email: info@fib2010washington.com