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:
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.
Development - Practices including pervious pavements and erosion control
structures. Urban heat island reduction, light colored pavements, green roofs
and cool communities.
- 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
- Community action and engagement. Sustainability initiatives adopted by
businesses, building owners, designers and manufacturers, including health and
well being incentives and legislation.
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