Welcome to the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Miami

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The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, the Iberoamerican Federation of Ready Mixed Concrete (FIHP) and other sponsors hosted the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference, May 11-13, 2015 in Miami. The International Concrete Sustainability Conference provides learning and networking opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete manufacturing, design and construction.

Engineers, architects, public works officials, risk managers, material suppliers, researchers, academics, students, contractors, and concrete industry professionals attended and presented at the conference.

Session Topics
Experts presented on the latest developments related to design, specifying, manufacturing, testing, construction, maintenance, and research of concrete as it relates to sustainable development.

RESILIENCE Planning and design that strengthens and renews the social and economic fabric of a community. Designing and specifying high performance applications in buildings and infrastructure, fortified building codes and community initiatives focusing on disaster resistance and adaptive reuse.

LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT Assessing carbon footprint, embodied energy and other environmental impacts for buildings, infrastructure, and cement and concrete manufacturing.

LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT Practices including pervious pavements and erosion control structures. Urban heat island reduction, light colored pavements, green roofs and cool communities.

MATERIAL SCIENCE Innovations in durability, extended service life models and validation. Performance-based specifications to foster sustainability. Innovative concrete production methods. Alternative materials, including aggregates, water, cementitious materials and fuels. Beneficial use of byproducts for cement and concrete production.

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY Community action and engagement. Sustainability initiatives adopted by businesses, building owners, designers and manufacturers, including health and well being incentives and legislation.

Principal Sponsors

NRMCA, based in Silver Spring, MD, represents the producers of ready mixed concrete and the companies that provide materials, equipment and support to the industry. It conducts education, training, promotion, research, engineering, safety, environmental, technological, lobbying and regulatory programs. Visit www.nrmca.org.

The Iberoamerican Federation of Ready Mixed Concrete (FIHP) is a non-profit organization, that gathers the national associations and companies from the Latin American countries. The main purpose of the federation is to exchange experiences, to develop activities in order to promote the use of the ready mixed concrete in the construction and the evolution  of  the  industry. Visit www.hormigonfihp.org.

Corporate Sponsors


*NRMCA Super Sponsor*


*NRMCA Super Sponsor*

*NRMCA Super Sponsor*



*NRMCA Super Sponsor* 


Organizational Sponsors