Strategic Development Council

Mission: to provide strategic direction for advancement in the concrete industry.
Vision: to be the catalyst to optimize the use of concrete to serve societal needs.

The SDC provides a forum for the concrete industry where professionals from member organizations convene at the senior level to discuss strategic issues, research needs and new technology and innovations. Our membership is currently comprised of representatives from concrete suppliers, manufacturers, architectural & engineering firms, contractors, trade associations, owners, government and academia. The forum offers a crucial avenue for those who participate to prioritize industry needs, discuss strategic issues, and support research.

Do you have a new technology or have you identified an initiative that will solve an industry problem? If so, complete our Industry Problem Statement Form and submit to

SDC is focused on the following goals:

Goal 1: Improve the Durability of Concrete

Goal 2: Improve Design & Construction Process

Goal 3: Improve the Adoption of Innovation

Goal 4: Improve Concrete Contractor Productivity & Project Quality

SDC strives to:

  • Provide an objective voice that supports innovation and provides solutions to industry-wide issues
  • Support programs that improve the quality and potential competitiveness of concrete in design and building, and as a building material
  • Assist the concrete community in timely adoption of innovative technologies, best practices, and solutions to industry-wide problems
Upcoming Events

Next Forum

SDC Technology Forum 50
August 24-26, 2021
This forum will take place virtually

Future Forums

SDC Technology Forum 51
February 15-17, 2022
Santa Fe, NM

SDC Technology Forum 52
August 30 - September 1, 2022
St. Paul, MN

SDC Technology Forum 53
Dates/Location - TBD

SDC Technology Forum 54
August 29-31, 2023
Portland, OR

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