Structural Engineering and Construction
Meeting: Fifth Australasia and South-East Asia Structural
Engineering and Construction Conference (ASEA-SEC-05),
November 30-December 2, 2020, Ara Institute of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand; sponsored by the ISEC Society.
Solicited: The conference theme is “Emerging Technologies
and Sustainability Principles in Structural Engineering and
Construction.” Visit www.isec-society.org/ASEA_SEC_05/
topics.php for the 24 conference tracks and associated topics.
Requirements: Submit a 125- to 250-word abstract
outlining the presentation subject, methodology, major
content, and conclusions. Abstracts must be submitted online
at the ISEC website: www.isec-society.org/ASEA_SEC_05/
Deadline: Abstracts are due by September 18, 2019.
Contact: ISEC Secretariat, email@example.com.
UHPC and Emerging Concrete
Meeting: BEI International Symposium on UHPC and
Emerging Concrete (BEI‐UHPC), June 22-25, 2020, National
University of Singapore, Singapore.
Solicited: The main theme of BEI‐UHPC is “Advances in
Concrete Engineering.” The technical program will comprise
plenary lectures, parallel sessions, and exhibitions
concerning ultra‐high-performance concrete (UHPC) and
Requirements: Visit www.beibridge.org for more information.
Deadline: Abstracts are due by October 31, 2019.
Contact: Conference Secretariat Yongcheng Ji, e-mail:
Notable Concrete in Greater Chicago
Document: Compendium of notable concrete in the
Chicago, IL, metropolitan area for e-publication at The ACI
Concrete Convention and Exposition – Spring 2020, March
29-April 2, 2020, Rosemont, IL; compiled by ACI Committee
124, Concrete Aesthetics. The document also will be available
as an electronic file on the ACI website and may be excerpted
in Concrete International. Images submitted may be stored
and available as electronic files on the ACI website and may
be used in ACI educational and promotional materials.
Exceptional images may merit placement on the cover of
Solicited: Image and brief description of notable concrete
(including cast-in-place, precast, post-tensioned, masonry, and
tilt-up) in all types of uses—buildings, monuments, pavement,
silos, bridges, crypts, furniture, retaining walls, utility poles,
tanks, sculpture, culverts, plazas, and whatever else has caught
your attention. Significance may be historical, aesthetic,
sustainable, functional, structural, construction-related,
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unusual use or application, or simply personal affection.
Requirements: 1) project name and location, including
postal code; 2) image (photograph, drawing, or sketch) that is
not copyrighted; 3) brief description that establishes
significance and lists credits; and 4) submitter’s name, title,
organization, city, province or state, telephone, and e-mail
address. Submit all information in electronic format: image as
JPG or TIF file at least 1 MB (but no more than 4 MB); text in
e-mail or as MS Word document (120 words maximum). No
PDF files, please.
Deadline: Materials are due by November 1, 2019.
Send to: Michael J. Paul, Larsen & Landis, 11 W.
Thompson St., Philadelphia, PA 19125, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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: