The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is seeking abstracts for the 2011 International Concrete Sustainability Conference scheduled for August 9-11 in Cambridge (Boston), MA, at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Campus. The 6th annual conference will provide learning and networking opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete manufacturing and construction. The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 31, 2011.
Who Should Submit Abstracts
Researchers, academics, students, engineers, architects, contractors, concrete producers, public works officials, material suppliers and concrete industry professionals are invited to present and attend the conference.
Suggested topics include the latest developments related to design, specifying, manufacturing, testing, construction, maintenance, and research of concrete as it relates to sustainability:
- Low Impact Development
- Urban Heat Island Reduction
- Carbon and Energy Footprint
- Life Cycle Assessment Green Concrete
- Recycled Materials
- Performance-based Concrete
- Government and Private Initiatives
The 2011 International Concrete Sustainability Conference is being held in conjunction with the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub 2011 Industry Day scheduled for August 11, 2011. Registrants and speakers at the Concrete Sustainability Conference will have the privilege of attending both events.