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Dates announced for construction materials conference

The event will reportedly cover new product development, new architectural and infrastructure projects and case studies, panel sessions and presentations.The organizers of Advanced Materials for Construction (amconf) say that the next conference will take place from 28–29 April 2020 in Manchester University, UK.

The event will reportedly cover new product development, new architectural and infrastructure projects and case studies, panel sessions and presentations.

‘This conference provided a real insight into smart innovations and technologies that both the supply chain and academia are developing which would provide significant opportunities in designing and building a transformational railway that brings major economic growth, capacity and connectivity to the North of England,’ said Tim Wood, rail director for Northern Powerhouse Rail, who was the 2019 keynote speaker.

Organizers Fluency Marketing have also issued a call for papers for the conference. Suggested topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Innovative materials and manufacturing techniques
  • Durability, end of life and the circular economy
  • The digital era and smart technologies
  • Testing, data and design
  • Fire, smoke and toxicity
  • Supply and demand
  • Government policy, strategy and standards
  • Case studies.
The closing date for submissions is 15 November 2019.

This story uses material from Advanced Materials for Construction?, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier. 

Publication date: 09/09/2019

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