XVIII’th ERMCO Congress will be held  on

June 7-8, 2018 in Oslo, Norway

The Norwegian Ready Mixed Concrete Association, FABEKO, will host the Congress on behalf of ERMCO.

The ERMCO 2018 Congress is scheduled for Thursday and Friday 7-8th June starting up with a get-together on Wednesday evening 6th June

Visit our web site www.ermco2018.no

TOPICS

  • Concrete specification, production and distribution

    • Improving concrete production
    • Improving logistics for raw materials and concrete
    • Zero emission construction sites
    • Development of new automatic testing methods, new technologies at plants and new tools for control
  • Mitigation of climate and nature phenomena, defence of environment

    • Environmental sustainability of concrete construction
    • Reduction of energy impacts
    • Technical and economic comparison of cement and bituminous materials in tunnels
  • Architecture and design for the future

    • Decorative and innovative concrete surface
    • Innovative design of residential and commercial buildings
    • Use of BIM and digital tools for concrete design
    • Safety aspects in urban development
    • Utilization of thermal mass to reduce energy consumption- “PowerHouse”
    • Flexibility of concrete constructions
  • Infrastructure

    • Utilizing concrete properties in new infrastructure projects
    • Use of concrete in tunnelling and shelters
    • Energy developing bridges and roads- “PowerRoads”

Simultaneously with the Congress, an indoor display area will present materials, products and new ideas for concrete.

The Congress language will be English.

Key dates
Submission of Abstracts:  Oct 1, 2017
Submission of Draft Full Papers:  Feb 15, 2018
Review Notice of Draft Full Papers  March 31, 2018
Submission of Full Papers  May 1, 2018
Conference  June 7-8, 2018

Paper guidelines
Guidelines will be available  June 1, 2017

Congress schedule
Get together  June 6,  afternoon
Opening ceremony  June 7, 09:00
Gala dinner  June 7, evening
Closing  June 8, afternoon

Registration
Registration will open  Oct 1, 2017
Early-bird conditions will end  March 31, 2018