Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.
The 2011 International Concrete Sustainability Conference, hosted by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association takes place August 9-11, in Cambridge, Mass., at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus. The sixth 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.
Researchers, academics, students, engineers, architects, contractors, concrete producers, public works officials, material suppliers and concrete industry professionals are invited to attend. Topics include: Low Impact Development; Urban Heat Island Reduction; Carbon Footprint and Embodied Energy; Sustainable Development Initiatives; Recycled Materials; Performance-based Concrete; Government Initiatives; 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. Registrants and speakers at the Concrete Sustainability Conference will have the privilege of attending both events. Register on-line at www.sustainabilityconf.org