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NRMCA Selects Speakers for 2015 Concrete Sustainability Conference

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Speakers have been selected for the NRMCA’s 10th annual International Concrete Sustainability Conference, to be held May 11-13 in Miami. 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. The conference is co-sponsored by the Iberoamerican Federation of Ready Mixed Concrete (FIHP) along with other industry groups and corporate supporters.

Keynote speakers and topic include:
• Nichole Hefty, chief, Office of Sustainability, Planning Division, Miami-Dade Dept. of Regulatory and Economic Resources, U.S., will discuss the challenges of climate change and steps Miami-Dade County is taking to mitigate weather disasters.
• Leslie Chapman-Henderson, president and CEO, Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), U.S., will present Resilience on the Rise: A Report on the Disaster Safety and Mitigation Movement.
• Kirsten Ritchie, director of sustainable design, Gensler, U.S., will address the growing demand for transparency and corporate social responsibility in the building sector.

Fifty-seven experts in fields ranging from material science to political science will present during the 3-day event. A complete list of speakers and additional details about the conference are available online. This year’s conference will take place at the InterContinental Miami Hotel.

For more information,, contact Lionel Lemay at or 847-918-7101.

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