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NRMCA, Grey Matters announce 7th International Concrete Sustainability Conference

First time strategic endorsement of Dubai Municipality

NRMCA and Grey Matters announce the 7th International Concrete Sustainability Conference in the Middle East.

Endorsed by the Dubai Municipality, Middle East’s leading concrete event is back with its seventh edition of the 7th International Concrete Sustainability Conference on 24-25 November 2015 at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai.

Organized by NRMCA and Grey Matters, the conference is sponsored by 11 companies and is expected to be attended by 200 participants, international thought leaders and industry experts.

The event took place the first time in 2010 in Dubai and has been organized since then on a yearly basis. This year, the Dubai Municipality has strategically endorsed the conference with reference to many projects and researchers that has been initiated with NRMCA and Grey Matters.

The 7th International Concrete Sustainability Conference is specialized conference designed to provide learning and networking opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete manufacturing, design and construction.

The conference will also include a panel discussion deliberating local requirements of the Dubai Municipality for Green Concrete (circular 202 issued in January 2014); their implementation, exceptions, alternatives and concerns rising from different parties such as authorities, concrete ready mix manufacturers, contractors and consultants. The conference will also witness the first official announcement of the new sustainability initiative by the Dubai Municipality in partnership with NRMCA and Grey Matters: Environmental Product Declarations (EPD).

Local, Regional and International Speakers from seven countries will share the latest developments related to sustainable initiatives, design, specifying, manufacturing and construction of concrete. Experts will present on the latest developments related to testing, construction, maintenance, and research of concrete as it relates to sustainable development. Topics include:
•Sustainability Initiatives
•Sustainable Construction Solutions
•Contribution of Concrete to Sustainable Construction
•Sustainability: The Future’s Trend
•Concrete Sustainability Council
•Sustainability in Practice

The 7th International Concrete Sustainability Conference provides learning and networking opportunities, where attendees are eligible to receive up to 10 professional development hours (PDH’s). During the conference, the second batch of NRMCA Certified Concrete Professionals Middle East (CCPfME) will graduate.