R. N. Raikar Memorial International Conference in Mumbai

R. N. Raikar Memorial International Conference in Mumbai

To celebrate the invaluable contribution of RN Raikar to the field of concrete, the India Chapter of American Concrete Institute (ICACI), will be hosting R. N. Raikar Memorial International Conference in Mumbai. The conference will be held on 20h and 21st December 2013. Featuring 63 renowned international experts, the conference has already etched support of over 40 countries including USA, Canada, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Netherlands, Denmark, Ireland, Turkey, Australia, Russia, Israel, Japan, China, Singapore, Korea and Brazil. More experts and participating countries are expected to come onboard in the months leading up to this mammoth event.

A key highlight of the two-day event will be the 'Dr. Suru Shah Symposium on Advances in Science & Technology of Concrete. This symposium is a felicitation of Dr. Surendra Shah. Dr. Shah is a renowned professor-cum-researcher from Northwestern University, Chicago, who has spearheaded the growth of several international universities to encourage scientific innovation in concrete.

The Institution of Structural Engineers, UK has also pledged its support to this technical extravaganza. Organised by the India Chapter of American Concrete Institute (ICACI), the event will be inaugurated by Dr. Anne Ellis, President and Dr. Ron Burg, Executive Vice President, American Concrete Institute (ACI).

Dr. S. K. Manjrekar, Convenor and former President of ICACI said:'Through this conference, we seek to introduce participants to cutting-edge technologies related to concrete construction, and to facilitate technology transfer in appropriate areas. A galaxy of foreign experts including the internationally renowned Dr. Suru Shah will enlighten the audience. We have received a very enthusiastic response from the engineering and building fraternity, prompting ICACI to consider organising such international symposiums every two years'

For details please contact
ICACI through infoicaci@gmail.com and +91 22 24469175
or the website at www.ic-aci-rnraikarmemorialinternationalconference.com

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