Early-Bird Deadline Approaching: Firm Up Your Knowledge of Concrete Sustainability
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Don’t miss the chance to get the early-bird rate
to attend the 2013 International Concrete Sustainability
Conference, scheduled for May 6-8 in San
Hosted by the National Ready Mixed Concrete
Association (NRMCA), a member of the National Institute of Building Sciences,
this 8th annual conference will give attendees a firm hold on the topic of
concrete and provide learning and networking opportunities on the latest
advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for
sustainable concrete manufacturing and construction. The Institute is a
co-sponsor of the event, which will be held at the Hotel Sofitel San Francisco
Bay, located in Redwood City, Calif.
Researchers, academics, students, engineers,
architects, contractors, concrete producers, public works officials, material
suppliers and concrete industry professionals are invited to attend the
conference. More than 60 world-renowned speakers will present the latest
developments related to designing, specifying, manufacturing, testing,
constructing, maintaining and researching concrete as they relate to
Cycle Assessment – Assessing carbon footprint, embodied energy and
other environmental impacts for buildings, infrastructure, and cement and
Impact Development – Pervious pavements and erosion control structures.
Urban heat island reduction, light colored pavements, green roofs and cool
Concrete – Recycled and alternative materials, including aggregates,
water, cementitious materials and fuels. Beneficial use of byproducts for cement
and concrete production.
Concrete Technology – Durability, extended service life models and
validation, performance-based specifications to foster sustainability.
Innovative concrete production methods.
Initiatives – Green building codes and standards adopted by building
owners, designers, contractors and product manufacturers. Economic incentives
Resilience – High-performance concrete applications in buildings and
infrastructure, fortified building codes and community initiatives focusing on
disaster resistance and adaptive reuse.
Attendees are eligible to receive up to
12 professional development hours (PDHs). See the full program,
list of speakers and presentation topics.
The early-bird rate of $395 ends
April 14. Full registration for the conference is $495. Don’t
miss the chance to save $100.