Calls for Papers
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:
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 31, 2019.
Send to: Bjorn Erik Vors, University of Saskatchewan, 57
Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A9, Canada; e-mail:
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evaluation techniques has been applied in the recent decades
with varying degrees of success in characterizing corrosion.
Deadline: Full manuscripts are due by August 1, 2019.
Send to: TRB manuscript website, www.trb.org/
Laboratory Safety for Construction Materials
Meeting: Workshop on Laboratory Safety for Construction
Materials Testing, December 10, 2019, Houston, TX;
sponsored by ASTM International Committee D04, Road and
Solicited: The purpose of this workshop is to provide
information and a forum for discussion on best practices
regarding implementing and maintaining a laboratory safety
program. For more information, visit www.astm.org/
Requirements: To participate in the workshop, authors must
submit the title and 300-word abstract of the presentation.
Deadline: Abstracts are due by August 2, 2019.
Send to: Workshop Chair Maria Knake, mknake@
Testing and Inspection of Offshore and Marine
Meeting: Technical session on “Testing and Inspection of
Offshore and Marine Structures” at The ACI Concrete
Convention and Exposition – Fall 2020, October 25-29, 2020,
in Raleigh, NC; sponsored by ACI Committee 357, Offshore
and Marine Concrete Structures.
Solicited: Offshore and marine structures present special
testing and inspection challenges due to their difficult
accessibility and lack of visibility below water. This session
would highlight various conventional and emerging
techniques that can be used for offshore and marine structures.
Potential topics for the session include, but are not limited to,
special challenges associated with the testing and inspection
of offshore and marine structures, testing and inspection
during construction, QA/QC of offshore and marine structures,
testing and inspection of in-service offshore and marine
structures, conventional testing and inspection techniques for
offshore and marine structures, and emerging testing and
inspection techniques for offshore and marine structures.
Requirements: 1) paper title; 2) author/speaker name(s),
title, organization, and contact information; and 3) an abstract
not exceeding 300 words.
Deadlines: Abstracts are due by August 15, 2019; authors
will be notified of the acceptance by October 15, 2019.
Send to: Mohammad S. Khan, High Performance
Technologies, Inc. (HPTech), email: email@example.com.