Pathway to Resilience: Concrete Solutions to Sustainable Communities

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Tuesday, March 10 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: South Hall - S232


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Title: Pathway to Resilience: Concrete Solutions to Sustainable Communities

Description: Over the past several decades, there has been a continuous increase in human and economic loss from disaster events. The rise in disasters and their consequences is related to a rise in people’s vulnerability, induced by human development. This seminar will offer a view on emerging risks and opportunities with the overarching goal of supporting and advancing resilience of buildings and critical infrastructure using concrete.

Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the increased risks from natural hazards and how resilient construction can support long-term sustainability.
2. Identify the approaches to mitigate the effects of natural hazards.
3. Understand the importance of incorporating resilient standards in construction.

Type: CONEXPO-CON/AGG Education


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Hosting Association(s)

  • ACPA (American Concrete Pumping Association)
  • NRMCA (National Ready Mix Concrete Association)
  • PCA (Portland Cement Association)