Two Renowned Speakers Added to NRMCA Sustainability Conference

Adding to an already stellar lineup of over 60 expert keynote and technical speakers, two new keynote speakers are now slated to present at the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference, May 11-13 in Miami. Aris Papadopoulos, founder of the Resilience Action Fund and past CEO of Titan America, will present The UN Role in Shaping the Emerging Global Resilience Movement during lunch on May 12. Mr. Papadopoulos actively participated in the United Nations' Sendai World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction representing the private sector. He also recently authored the book titled Resilience – The Ultimate Sustainability: Lessons from Failing to Create a Stronger and Safer Built Environment.

Dr. Natalie West Kharkongor, associate professor of economics and head of the Center for Development of North Eastern Region (CEDNER), Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, India will present Green Economics: Sustainability Funding during lunch on May 13. An award-winning lecturer and economist, Dr. Kharkongor has presented and published numerous papers related to Banking and Finance, Entrepreneurship, Agriculture, Industry, Higher Education, Water Management, Women Empowerment, Health Sector and Green Economics.

For details of the conference and to register, visit For more information, contact Lionel Lemay at or 847-918-7101.

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