Concrete, cement producers and allies reinforce SCC, Sustainability program

Source: CP staff

The co-located 6th North American Conference on Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC2016) and 11th International Concrete Sustainability Conferences will draw some of the world’s leading authorities on high performance materials and sustainable practices. Key suppliers and service providers to North American concrete producers will contribute to a deep program, speakers and presentations including:

  • LafargeHolcim’s Tim Cost, Successful Implementation of Sustainable Ready-Mixed Concrete Using Portland-Limestone Cement
  • Italcementi Group’s Sergio Tortelli, Performance of Calcium-Sulphoaluminate Cement for Concrete Pavements
  • Reykjavik University’s Olafur Wallevik, Analysis of Shear Rate Inside a Concrete Truck Mixer
  • CarbonCure Technologies’ Sean Monkman, Durability of Concrete Produced Using CO2 as an Accelerating Admixture
  • Sellen Construction’s David Walsh, Theory and Reality: EPDs and Low Carbon Concrete in Construction
  • BASF Construction Chemicals’ David Green, ProScale: A Life-Cycle Approach to Hazard, Risk and Exposure Assessment for the Construction Industry
  • Mapei SpA’s Giorgio Ferrari, New Permeability Reducing Admixture for Sustainable Concrete
  • Carbon Leadership Forum/University of Washington’s Kathrina Simonen, Comparing Concrete EPDs: Motivation, Challenges and Next Steps
  • Athena Sustainable Materials Institute’s Jamie Meil, New Industry Average Slag Cement Environmental Product Declaration
  • Wildlife Habitat Council’s Margaret O’Gorman, What’s Your Biodiversity Key Performance Indicator?

SCC2016 and the International Concrete Sustainability Conference run May 15-18, Hyatt Regency Crystal City (Va.) at Reagan National Airport, just outside Washington, D.C. — or

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