ACI Greater Michigan Chapter

Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • American Concrete Institute - 38800 Country Club Drive, Farmington Hills, MI 48331
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    The ACI Greater Michigan Chapter, together with our meeting sponsor, Superior Materials, invite you to join us Tuesday, February 11, 2019, for a department wide update on the State’s focus on transportation, transportation funding details, mega-projects, and a look ahead for 2020 and beyond from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). 

    Speaker: Tony Kratofil, 

    Tony Kratofil was appointed chief operations officer and chief engineer for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in August 2018. As a member of the director's Executive Team, he provides leadership and support for planning, designing, operating, and maintaining all aspects of a comprehensive integrated surface transportation system that is responsive to the current and future needs of Michigan’s citizens.

    Prior to this assignment, Kratofil served in a variety of roles with MDOT, including Metro Region engineer, Bay Region engineer, and Lansing Transportation Service Center manager. He has a strong background in planning, project development, and transportation systems management and operations. Kratofil has been with MDOT for more than 28 years. 

    Kratofil holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science in administration from Central Michigan University. 


         5:30 p.m. – Social Hour/Cocktails

         6:30 p.m. – Dinner 

         7:30 p.m. – Speaker Presentation


    • One hour of continuing education credit is available for attending this meeting.  Certificates will be available at the end of the meeting.  This one hour program satisfies most professional continuing education requirements. Check with your state for your own particular education requirements and credit given for attending this meeting.
    • Registrations received after Thursday February 6, will incur a $10.00 late registration fee.
    • ACI GMC members receive a discounted registration fee, and must be logged into the website to receive this discount.  Not a member? Why not join now and take advantage of the reduced membership registration. Click here to fill in a simple online application then return to this page to complete your meeting reservation.
    • To receive the reduced ACI GMC Student Member registration rate, the registrant MUST be a Student Member of the ACI Greater Michigan Chapter.  Student membership in the ACI Greater Michigan Chapter is free. Apply here for your free student membership.

    Cancellation Policy:

    • Cancellations received by 11:59pm on Monday, February 10, 2019 will be accepted with a 100% credit of the registration rate to your ACI GMC account, available to be used for a future meeting registration.  Refunds will not be given.
    • Cancellations received on or after Tuesday February 11, 2019 or no-shows at the meeting, will not receive a credit or a refund.
    • Unpaid cancellations received on or after Tuesday February 11, 2019 or unpaid no-shows will be invoiced and the registrant will be expected to pay the full amount of the invoice.

    • Saturday, March 07, 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Detroit Curling Club - 1615 E. Lewiston, Ferndale, MI 48220

    Have the Winter Blues? If so, then join your industry friends for an afternoon of curling fun….

    The 3rd Annual MCA / ACI curling bonspiel will be held Saturday, March 7th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at the Detroit Curling Club, Ferndale.

    The cost is $40/person and includes ½ hour of instruction, equipment and 2 hours of curling. You must arrive by 3:30 pm to attend the required learn-to-curl instruction session (club policy before you are allowed on the ice) even if you have curled with us before.

    The past couple of years we have had a catered dinner following curling at the club.  This year, for those that are interested, we will gather at a local restaurant.

    To RSVP, please contact David Hollingsworth at or 734.216.1221. Registration deadline is Saturday, February 22nd. Payment can be made by check and mailed to 45243 Lothrop Road, Canton, 48188. Please make checks payable to David Hollingsworth. Also, please let me know if you are interested in going out for dinner afterward (for planning purposes).

    Questions? Give me a call.  I look forward to seeing all curlers March 7th....

    • Monday, March 16, 2020
    • 7:30 AM
    • Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    • 10:30 AM
    • ACI Headquarters

    ACI Flatwork Finisher Certification


    Michigan Concrete Association

    When:  March 16-17, 2020

    • Day 1 - Class Instruction (7:30 am - 4:30 pm)
    • Day 2 - Review & Written Examination (7:30 am - 10:30 am)

    Where: ACI Headquarters - (38800 Country Club Dr. Farmington Hills MI, 48331)

    Course Fee / Exam Fee: $395.00

    Registration (through MCA):


    The course includes the following topics:

    • Planning for slab-on-ground placement
    • Concrete materials, mix proportioning and control tests
    • Preparation before placement
    • Floor flatness and levelness
    • Finishing tools and equipment
    • Finishing procedures
    • Jointing
    • Curing and protection
    • Finishing problems and solutions

Past events

Saturday, December 07, 2019 2019 ACI GMC Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 05, 2019 Floor Covering Failures and Moisture Mitigation in Slabs
Tuesday, October 08, 2019 Gordie Howe Bridge and Student Appreciation Night
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2019 ACI GMC Golf Outing
Thursday, September 12, 2019 ACI 318-19 Seminar - Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Considerations of Petrography as a Design Tool
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Waterproofing/Sealing Roundtable
Tuesday, April 02, 2019 Fiber Reinforcement for Concrete Design
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Insulated Concrete Forms
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 2019 MDOT Update (Revised 1/31/2019)
Saturday, December 01, 2018 2018 ACI GMC Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 Formwork Selection Based on Finish Requirements
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 Freeze Resistant Concrete
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2018 ACI GMC Golf Outing
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Innovative Concrete Construction
Sunday, June 03, 2018 2018 ACI GMC Tigers Game vs. Toronto Blue Jays
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 Repair and Modification of Post Tension Concrete Structures
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 VDC in Concrete and Arauco Particleboard Plant Case Study
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 The State of Michigan's Decorative Concrete... THERE IS SO MUCH MORE THAN STAMPED!
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 2018 MDOT Update
Saturday, December 02, 2017 2017 ACI GMC Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 The Future of Durability Based Concrete Acceptance Testing
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Concrete Plant Materials Management
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2017 ACI GMC Golf Outing
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Concrete Floor Slabs, “Sweating”
Sunday, June 04, 2017 2017 ACI GMC Tigers Game vs. Chicago White Sox
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Deicer Induced Distress in Concrete Pavements
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Future Infrastructure for Autonomous Transportation
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 Balancing Concrete Properties in Super Tall Structures: The Kingdom Tower, Jeddah, KSA
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 2017 MDOT Update
Saturday, December 03, 2016 2016 ACI GMC Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 High Density Concrete
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Project Overview - Little Caesar’s Arena
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2016 ACI GMC Golf Outing
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 ASR Roundtable
Friday, June 24, 2016 2016 ACI GMC Tigers Game vs. Cleveland Indians
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Concrete Cracking (ACI Technical Talk)
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Maturity Monitoring: Real-Time Data for Real-Time Decision-Making
Tuesday, March 08, 2016 Vertical Concrete Slipforming
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 2016 MDOT Update
Saturday, December 12, 2015 2015 ACI GMC Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 05, 2015 Concrete Formwork
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 2015 ACI GMC Golf Outing
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Panama Canal Expansion Project
Friday, June 12, 2015 2015 ACI GMC Tigers Game vs. Cleveland Indians
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Innovations in Cement Chemistry
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Concrete Quality Control Management
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Improving Concrete Floor Slabs
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 2015 MDOT Update
Saturday, December 06, 2014 2014 ACI GMC Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 I-96 Reconstruction Project
Monday, September 08, 2014 Myths and Mysteries of Air Entrained Concrete
Friday, June 13, 2014 2014 ACI GMC Tigers Game vs. Minnesota Twins
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 Reducing Joints and Curling with Steel Fibers
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Concrete Restoration
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Concrete's Core Competencies
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2014 MDOT Update
Saturday, December 07, 2013 2013 ACI GMC Annual Meeting

ACI Greater Michigan Chapter

Attn: Chapter Maildrop Box

38800 Country Club

Farmington Hills,  MI  48331

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