Technology

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 that include suppliers, manufacturers, architectural/engineer firms, contractors, trade associations, owners, government and academia convene at the senior level. The forum offers a crucial avenue for those who attend to discuss strategic issues, prioritize key challenges, learn about new technologies and explore for needed research.

SDC recently adopted 4 new goals to achieve its vision of optimizing the use of concrete.

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 strategizes 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, problem solutions, and best practice
Upcoming Events

Next Forum

SDC Technology Forum 47
February 11-13, 2020
The Mills House, Wyndham Grand Hotel, Charleston, SC 


Future Forums

SDC Technology Forum 48
August 25-27, 2020
Minneapolis, MN


SDC Technology Forum 49
February 9-11, 2021
Santa Fe, NM


SDC Technology Forum 50
August 24-26, 2021
Portland, OR