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Speaker Schedule Finalized for 2014 International Concrete Sustainability Conference and 2014 MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Showcase

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The speakers schedule for the 2014 International Concrete Sustainability Conference, scheduled for May 12-14 just outside Boston, has been finalized. Over 60 world-renowned experts will present the latest developments related to design, specifying, manufacturing, testing, construction, maintenance and research of concrete as they relate to sustainability. This year’s conference is being held in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Concrete Sustainability Hub Showcase scheduled for May 15. The conference is co-sponsored by NRMCA, RMC Research & Education Foundation and the Portland Cement Association.

Keynote speakers include:
• Jeremy Gregory, PhD, executive director, Concrete Sustainability Hub and research director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
• John L. Knott, Jr., executive director, Health Product Declaration Collaborative, United States
• Phillip Williams, PE, LEED AP, vice president of sustainability and technical systems, Webcor Builders/Webcor Consulting, United States
• Michael Culp, team leader-sustainable transport and climate change at FHWA, United States
• Michael Lepech, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, United States
• Gina Ahlstrom, senior pavement engineer, FHWA Office of Pavement Technology, United States
• Mark Webster, structural engineer, Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger, United States
• Jennifer Atlee, HPD technical liaison, Health Product Declaration Collaborative, United States
• Lisa Bradley, Ph.D. vice president and senior toxicologist/risk assessor, AECOM, United States

Fifty-five technical speakers from 10 different countries will present in a total of 18 technical sessions over the two day Sustainability conference. 

The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Showcase will feature key researchers who will present research on concrete science, buildings, and pavements using poster sessions, plenary presentations, and interactive workshops. The event is an opportunity for stakeholders, including researchers, design professionals, and industry professionals to see first-hand the progress being made at MIT.

For additional details and to register for the conference visit or contact Lionel Lemay at or 847-918-7101.

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