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2nd International Workshop on Durability and Sustainability of Concrete Structures

6-7 June 2018, Russian Academy of Sciences


The purpose of this International Workshop is to present and discuss the most innovative developments and researches on durability and sustainability of concrete construction.

The workshop is organized by the American Concrete Institute Italy Chapter (ACI IC) and the Russian Engineering Academy (REA) with the assistance of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) and the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Science (RAACS) . The Workshop is co-sponsored by American Concrete Institute (ACI) and its Committees: C130 (Sustainability of Concrete), C201 (Durability of Concrete), C446 (Fracture Mechanics of Concrete - Joint ACI/ASCE), C544 (Fiber Reinforced Concrete), C549 (Thin Reinforced Cementitious Products and Ferrocement).
The workshop is also co-sponsored by the Federation for Structural Concrete (fib) and the International union of laboratories and experts in construction materials, systems and structures (RILEM).


Topics of the conference (will include but are not limited to)

  • Reduction in Green House Gases in Cement and Concrete Industry
  • Recycled Materials and Waste Management in Mortar and Concrete Production
  • Solfoaluminate based cement alternative to portland and portland blended cements
  • Alkali-activated materials and geopolymers for sustainable construction
  • Durability of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Life Cycle Cost Assessment in Concrete Construction
  • Reuse and Functional Resilience of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Repair and Maintenance
  • Testing, Inspection and Monitoring
  • Case Histories

  • Important dates:

    Submission of 300-word abstracts: April 30, 2017 May 21, 2017

    Abstract acceptance notification: May 30, 2017 July 10, 2017

    Submission of full papers: November 15, 2017

    Paper acceptance notification: February 15, 2018

    Submission of final papers: March 15, 2018


    Read the call for abstracts

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