‘Innovation in focus’ is the theme of this year’s Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) annual conference, which will take place in Singapore on 10 October. Delegates from around the world, including renowned global experts, industry CEOs, executives, and other key industry stakeholders will share ideas on innovation, the future of cities, and sustainable construction, amongst other major global trends influencing the future of the cement and concrete industry.
Delegates will also discuss and hear from experts on a wide range of other topics, including technology developments, carbon capture, use, and storage, construction techniques, process improvements, new binders, design, and architecture. A high-level session led by renowned smart cities expert Ayesha Khanna and including speakers from Nigeria, India, and Singapore will also explore the future of cities, sustainable construction, and the role of concrete.
The Singapore event is the GCCA’s second annual conference, following the inaugural London conference of 2018. It is now open to all member companies, the wider industry, and other built environment stakeholders. The morning session will include technical panels on innovation in concrete and cement with leading industry experts, while the afternoon will feature high-level speakers on innovation, case studies on cities of the future, and major industry announcements.
“This conference is an important opportunity for the global industry to come together and discuss some of the opportunities and challenges we face,” said Benjamin Sporton, CEO of the GCCA. “With its key focus on innovation, the conference boasts an exciting programme and demonstrates the cement and concrete industry’s commitment to driving progress in sustainable construction and innovation across our value chain.
“Success in meeting these challenges, including reducing CO2 emissions, will require collaboration on global solutions. The GCCA annual conference aims to facilitate such collaboration, bringing together some of the best and brightest minds within the sector, but also from the wider built environment. It is sure to be a key date in the industry’s calendar.”
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