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Ultra High Performance Concrete Symposium Set for July in Iowa

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The First International Interactive Symposium on UHPC (Ultra High Performance Concrete) will bring together material science and concrete professionals, structural/bridge engineers, students, producers and building enthusiast for a three-day conference at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown Hotel July 18 – 20. The symposium will include offsite tours of a variety of UHPC applications in bridge construction and demonstration projects. Over 75 papers from internationally renowned experts on the topic of UHPC and concrete will be presented. Interactive panels and thematic workshops will present recent UHPC activities and innovations and offer insight into topics related to:
• UHPC basics, introduction to the material
• Latest developments in UHPC material design and characterization 
• Architectural applications with UHPC
• Structural design and component modelling
• UHPC applications for bridges and infrastructure
• Rehabilitation and retrofitting applications with UHPC and other aspects to further spread the theoretical knowledge and practical experiences

Onsite registration begins Sunday, July 17, at 4:30 pm followed by a welcome reception. Agenda details and a link for registration are available here. For more information, contact symposium co-chair Sri Sritharan at

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