Learn about Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) and Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC) and how it relates to creating quality, sustainable, durable infrastructure and buildings resulting in very long service life with significantly less mass. UHPC with FRC was created to allow designers, stakeholders and those in the construction industry to provide extended lifespan infrastructure and building solutions. Truly providing a built to last solution.

More information on the courses can be found here.

Materials, Methods and Design of FRC/UHPC

The Canada-wide series of courses will take a look at UHPC and FRC. These 1-day courses will coincide with the release of the 2019 editions of CSA A23.1 and CSA S6, which both contain new Annexes on UHPC and FRC. The CSCE course will cover the introduction to UHPC & FRC, the basics of the technology, material properties, example applications, the importance of fibres in the matrix, design rules and design examples. CEU’s and PDH’s will be offered.


  • Toronto – November 13, 2019
  • Ottawa – November 14, 2019
  • Montreal (French) – November 19, 2019
  • Montreal (English) – November 20, 2019
  • Quebec (French) – November 21, 2019
  • Moncton – November 27, 2019

Time: 7:45am to 4:30pm

Register here.

About Our Presenter

Peter Calcetas, Manager, Restoration: Peter has more than 25 years of experience in Restoration Engineering, Structural Engineering and Advanced Construction Materials. He is a Professional Engineer in our building science services group, with licenses granted to him by the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) and L’Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). Peter is a very active member of The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) who have elevated him to Fellow of the Society for the consistent demonstration of Excellence in Civil Engineering. He continues to contribute to professional practice, environmental sustainability and standards through work as the CSCE Regional VP (Ontario), Mentorship in the PEO, Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and the Ontario Society for Professional Engineers (OSPE). His specialties include High and Ultra High Performance Concrete design and construction, existing building and infrastructure re-engineering, and project management. His experience includes the design and manufacture of facades, buildings, infrastructure elements and physical security/ defense applications. Peter is a core contributor to the latest CSA A23.1-19’s (i.e. The Concrete Standard) Annex U for Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) and is an instructor for The National Lecture Series on UHPC for the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering.

Organizer: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering
Website: https://csce.ca/en/

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