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February 26, 2020 - Dinner Presentation Only - Changes to the new CSA A23.1/A23.2-19 Codes

February 26, 2020
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Norwood Hotel
112 Marion Street


Registration has closed.  Please email [email protected] to enquire if spots are available for the Dinner Presentation.

Overview of Dinner Presentation:

Gordon Leaman, vice chair of the executive committee for CSA Standards A23.1/A23.2, will provide an update on the changes to the new standards published in 2019 providing rationale and background to the changes.  He will also speak to further changes under discussion for the next issue in 2024.

Bio for Presenter:

Gordon is a Senior Materials Engineer with over 30 years of experience with Stantec Consulting Ltd. in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Gordon managed one of the largest private concrete testing and research laboratories in Eastern Canada and provides consulting to the other offices of Stantec in Canada and the United States. He has been involved in numerous laboratory and field investigations on alkali aggregate reactivity, concrete durability, and high performance concrete. Gordon has been involved in the concrete mixture development for the Hebron gravity-based structure, specialty consulting to the Hibernia gravity-based structure, and completed the laboratory investigations associated with all mixture designs for the Confederation Bridge, the largest bridge over ice covered water.

For the past 20 years he has been a member of the technical committee for CSA Standards A23.1/A23.2 serving as first vice chair for the executive committee for the past and current publication cycle. Gordon is also chair of the technical committee for CSA Standard A283, Qualification Code for Concrete Testing Laboratories.  He is past president of the board of directors, Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories, and aci Atlantic Chapter.


  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm – Registration & Mixer
  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm – Dinner
  • 7:00pm – 8:00pm – Presentation



$50.00 Member Ticket - Dinner Only (GST Extra)

$175.00 Member Ticket - Dinner & Seminar (GST Extra)

$50.00 Employee of Corporate Member - Dinner Only (GST Extra)

$175.00 Employee of Corporate Member - Dinner & Seminar (GST Extra)

$70.00 Non-Member Ticket - Dinner Only (GST Extra)

$215.00 Non-Member Ticket - Dinner & Seminar (GST Extra)

$18.00 Post Secondary Student - Dinner Only (GST Extra)

$100.00 Post Secondary Student - Dinner & Seminar (GST Extra)