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          Please join us for our Annual Convention
                     June 25-28, 2015                     
Hawks Cay Resort
 
 


Sixty Experts Set To Present at the
2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference

Over 60 experts from around the world will present at the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference, scheduled for May 11-13 in Miami. Sponsored by National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, the Iberoamerican Federation of Ready Mixed Concrete (FIHP), Florida Concrete & Products Association and other sponsors, the conference provides learning and networking opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete manufacturing, design and construction.

Engineers, architects, public works officials, risk managers, material suppliers, researchers, academics, students, contractors, and concrete industry professionals are invited to attend. Attendees of the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference are eligible to receive up to 19 professional development hours (PDH's), depending on the number of sessions attended. Topics include:

Resilience - Planning and design that strengthens and renews the social and economic fabric of a community. Designing and specifying high performance applications in buildings and infrastructure, fortified building codes and community initiatives focusing on disaster resistance and adaptive reuse.

Life Cycle Assessment - Assessing carbon footprint, embodied energy and other environmental impacts for buildings, infrastructure, and cement and concrete manufacturing.

Low Impact Development - Practices including pervious pavements and erosion control structures. Urban heat island reduction, light colored pavements, green roofs and cool communities.

Material Science - Innovations in durability, extended service life models and validation. Performance-based specifications to foster sustainability. Innovative concrete production methods. Alternative materials, including aggregates, water, cementitious materials and fuels. Beneficial use of byproducts for cement and concrete production.

Social Responsibility - Community action and engagement. Sustainability initiatives adopted by businesses, building owners, designers and manufacturers, including health and well being incentives and legislation.

Click here to register and get more information about the 2015 conference or visit www.concretesustainabilityconference.org.

 


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