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Undergraduate Research on Concrete Materials,
Structural Design, or Construction
Meeting: Technical session on “Undergraduate Research
on Concrete Materials, Structural Design, or Construction”
during The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition –
Spring 2020, March 29-April 2, 2020, Chicago/Rosemont,
IL; cosponsored by ACI Committee S805, Collegiate
Concrete Council, and the ACI Student and Young
Professional Activities Committee.
Solicited: Undergraduate students are invited to submit
an abstract describing their concrete-related research.
Research described in an abstract should be work
conducted predominately by undergraduate students.
Presentations are to be made by undergraduate students.
Graduate students who conducted research while an
undergraduate are also welcome to submit an abstract.
Presentations on concrete materials, structural design,
construction, or other concrete-related issues are all
welcome. A Special Publication is planned.
Requirements: Submit the following in a single PDF
document: 1) presentation title; 2) abstract of no more than
one‐half page; 3) presenter ’s first and last name, title if any,
affiliation, mailing address, phone, and e-mail; 4) each
co‐author’s first and last name, title if any, affiliation,
mailing address, phone, and e-mail; 5) research faculty
advisor’s first and last name, title if any, affiliation, mailing
address, phone, and e-mail; 6) a statement by the research
faculty advisor confirming that the research was conducted
predominately by the undergraduate student(s); and 7) a
statement by the research faculty advisor confirming that
the presenter will be able to attend the convention in
Deadline: Abstracts are due by November 30, 2019.
Send to: Bjorn Erik Vors, University of Saskatchewan,
57 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A9, Canada; e-mail:
Structural Faults & Repair-2020
Meeting: Structural Faults & Repair-2020, June 16-20,
2020, Radisson Blu Hotel, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, UK;
organized by the University of Edinburgh.
Calls for Papers: Submission Guidelines
Calls for papers should be submitted no later than 3 months prior to the
deadline for abstracts. Please send meeting information, papers/presentations
being solicited, abstract requirements, and deadline, along with full contact
information to: Keith A. Tosolt, Managing Editor, Concrete International,
38800 Country Club Drive, Farmington Hills, MI 48331; e-mail: keith.tosolt@
concrete.org. Visit www.callforpapers.concrete.org for more information.
Solicited: Conference themes include “Extending the
Life of Bridges: Investigation and Repair,” “Extending
the Life of Concrete + CFRP & GFRP,” “Extending the
Life of Masonry, Buildings, and Civil Structures,” and
“Re-using Waste Materials in Repair.” Subject matter
will include new bridge construction, investigation
and repair, NDT methods, sustainability, and other
Requirements: Submit a 200-word abstract online at
Deadline: Abstracts are due by December 13, 2019.
Recent Advances in Concrete Technology and
Meeting: Fifteenth International Conference on
Recent Advances in Concrete Technology and
Sustainability Issues, November 3-5, 2021, Milan, Italy;
organized by the Italy Chapter – ACI and sponsored
Solicited: Original papers are invited to be presented at
the conference and to be included in the refereed
proceedings. Papers on current research will be accepted
for presentation and inclusion in a volume of
supplementary papers. Papers on research that has just
started can be presented as posters. Conference topics will
include sustainability issues and carbon dioxide emissions;
carbon dioxide emissions reduction in the manufacturing of
portland cement; durability and corrosion; service-life
prediction and life-cycle analysis; recycled and artificial
aggregates; porous concretes and no-fines concretes;
polymer and polymer-modified concretes; innovative and
alternative test methods for concrete; alternative binders to
portland cement; alkali-activated materials and
geopolymers; new concrete coating materials; use of
industrial/agriculture by-products for building materials;
shrinkage-compensating concretes; shotcrete; new
reinforcement for concrete; high-performance concretes;
high-density concretes; underwater concreting; concretes in
marine environment; and self-curing concretes. The
conference proceedings will be published as an ACI
Special Publication (SCOPUS indexed).
Requirements: 1) author name(s), affiliations, and mailing
address; 2) if more than one author, indicate who will be the
corresponding author; and 3) abstract with a maximum length
of 300 words, submitted to http://www.aciitaly.com/events/
Deadline: Abstracts are due by April 30, 2020.
Contact: Direct questions to Valentina Trinchese, Italy
Chapter – ACI Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org.