2020 Advisory Committee and Education Partners

The World of Concrete education staff along with a select advisory committee and participating industry associations work closely to design an unsurpassed education program that focuses on the latest trends and challenges for professionals involved in the concrete/masonry industry.

The World of Concrete Education Advisory Committee is made up of industry experts representing contractors, consultants, architects, engineers and concrete industry associations, manufacturers and publications.


Kim Basham, PhD, PE, FACI (Chair)


KB Engineering LLC

Peter Emmons


Structural Preservation Systems Inc.

Rocky Geans

Educator, Speaker, Consultant

Rocky Geans LLC

Bill Palmer, PE, FACI

Editorial Director, Commercial Construction Group

Hanley Wood Business Media

Michael Schuller, PE


Atkinson-Noland & Associates Inc

Jim Baty

Executive Director

Concrete Foundations Association

Jerry Holland, PE, FACI

Vice-President of Design Services

Structural Services Inc.

Jeff Groom, PE

Senior Principal Engineer

CTL Thompson, Inc.

Todd Scharich


Decorative Concrete Resources

Rick Yelton

Editor at Large

World of Concrete

The World of Concrete Education Program partners each year with leading industry associations, exhibitors and media groups to offer expo attendees a wide variety of quality education, certifications, and training opportunities. Please click on logos to visit each Education Partner's web site.

To help produce an Education Program with an exceptional line-up of topics and speakers, the World of Concrete invites concrete/masonry industry organizations to participate in its efforts by contributing time and expertise to the WOC Education initiatives. If interested in becoming an Education Partner with World of Concrete, please contact Bonnie King, 212-600-3512.

The World of Concrete Education Program aims to offer exceptional “out of the classroom” experiences each year by offering Hands-on Trainings and Workshops with Live Demonstrations. We rely on the contributions from exhibitors to help make these experiences a possibility for attendees. Please click on logos to visit each Education Partner's web site.

To assist in producing an Education Program with hands-on trainings and workshops with live demonstrations, the World of Concrete counts on concrete/masonry exhibiting companies to participate in its efforts by contributing equipment and materials to the “out of classroom” experience. If interested in becoming a Contributing Education Partner with World of Concrete, please contact
Christen Tye, 972-536-6324.