For information on Classroom Presentations or Precast/Prestressed Concrete Plant Tours,
Please contact: Phil Wiedemann at (937) 833-3900 or click here to email

The 2016 PCI Engineering Student Design Competition "Big Beam" rules are published.
Participant Teams and members are encouraged to review the document carefully.
Click Here for more information and a link to view the 2016 rules.
To view previous award winners, click here.
To apply for your University team, the application is available at this link.
If you have any questions about the Big Beam Competition,
please contact Alex Morales at

Plant Tours for University programs - The Producer Members of the PCI Central Region welcome University Professors and Students to tour our facilities and see first hand the quality and craftmanship that goes into manufacturing Precast / Prestressed Concrete products. Plant Tours are conducted during regular hours and you will be touring a plant that is in production.
Click Here for more information, or to sign up for a tour.

Classroom presentations for University programs - The Producer Members of the PCI Central Region have created a number of hour long programs about various Precast / Prestressed Concrete Products and systems. To see the programs available, click here.

Architectural Design Studios - This PCI program offers supplements to architectural curricula, arranged with selected universities, providing students a laboratory for design experimentation in the creative application of current precast design concepts in a structured, intellectually rigorous setting offering three levels of instruction and experience, from beginning students to graduate level. For more information, contact Phil Wiedemann at .

PCI Webinar information is available by clicking here.

2016 Call for Papers at the 2017 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference in Cleveland, Ohio
Now Open!
PCI is now accepting abstracts for the 2017 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference, February 28, 2017 to March 4, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio. Abstracts and papers are peer-reviewed with approved papers presented at that year’s event and included in the event proceedings.

Notices of final acceptance will be communicated by September 26, 2016.
Presentations are due no later than January 7, 2017.

Guidelines and Forms
Peer-reviewed paper guidelines
Copyright form

For questions regarding buildings, materials, the PCI Convention or paper submission process contact: contact Alex Morales
For questions regarding bridges, transportation or the National Bridge Conference contact William Nickas, P.E.

PCI Student Membership is completely FREE and grants you access to a myriad of member benefits, including student discount pricing on select texts (like the PCI Design Handbook!) and steep discounts on event registrations.
Start your free membership today by clicking here.A free one year PCI Student Membership is available for new graduates from an architectural, engineering, or construction management program. Students can register online by clicking here.
Professors enjoy membership privileges for a discounted fee of $50.