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Composites UK, Fluency Marketing unveil new conference
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Composites UK, the UK composites industry association, and Fluency Marketing, the advanced materials and advanced engineering focused marketing and conference provider, have unveiled a new international academic conference to focus on the development and application of fibre polymer composite materials across the construction and infrastructure sectors.
The year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of two founding key UK networks for composites in construction (CoSACNet and NGCC), and this conference will bring academics and industry leaders together from across the sector to celebrate achievements and ongoing research in this area. Aligned with the developing Eurocodes, the conference, Fibre Polymer Composites in Construction (FPCC), will showcase peer reviewed research from across the globe.
The conference is now inviting potential speakers to submit an abstract. Proposed sessions for the conference include FRP Structures and Components, Durability, long-term performance and testing, Damage mechanics and failure criteria, Design and Analysis, FRP Reinforcement or Prestressing, Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete, metallic and timber structures, Confinement and Prestressed Systems, Strengthening of Masonry or Steel, and FRP Structures and Joints.
Gemma Smith, Fluency Marketing managing director commented; “We are looking forward to working with Composites UK on this dynamic conference. We expect a good mix of scientific and technical presentations from this highly motivated cluster of academics.”
Sue Halliwell, operations manager, Composites UK added; “We are really excited to bring this conference to the events calendar. The experienced conference team will ensure an event of superb quality that will help initiate step changes in this important sector.”