International Conference on Non-conventional Materials and Technologies

Materials & Technologies for Sustainable Infrastructure System(IC-NOCMAT 2010). 21st–23rd of September 2010

The 12th IC-NOCMAT follows previous events in Bath-England (2009), SALVADOR (2006), Hanoi, Vietnam (2002), Bhubanewar, India (1997) and Rio de Janeiro (1984). Over the past 5 years IC-NOCMAT conferences have also been held in Brazil (João Pessoa (2003); Pirassununga (2004); Rio de Janeiro (2005); and Maceió Alagoas (2007)) and most recently the second NOCMAT conference in Colombia (2008).

Venue: Housing & Building National Research Center (HBRC)Cairo-Egypt

ThemesThe conference themes can include papers and presentations on fundamental science and applied research, case study reports and dissemination of innovations in the themes of:

  Construction materials and technologies for climate change;  Construction materials and technologies to deliver affordable housing;  Innovations in development of low carbon materials and technologies;  Low cost housing concepts, prototypes and applications;  Standards and guidelines;  Life-cycle assessment of materials;  Environmentally friendly, energy efficient construction;  Seismic strengthening, flood mitigation and disaster prevention;  Advances in research methodologies and materials testing;  Infrastructure systems and materials;  Durability and performance of construction materials;  Applications in improving building health through materials and constructional development;  Recycling of industrial, agricultural and urban waste stream materials.

Key Dates? Submission of abstracts: 28th February 2010? Acceptance of abstracts: 21st March 2009 ? Submission of papers: 1st May 2009? Acceptance of papers (including revisions): 1st June 2009

Contact InformationFor further information contact:Prof. Moustafa El-Demirdash, Co-ChairmanChairman, Housing & Building National Research CenterT: + (202) 33356853  or  + (202)33356722F: + (202) 33351564

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