SCHEDULE

All times are shown in Eastern U.S. Time. Click here to see other times zones. Sessions will be recorded for later viewing.

Receive up to 16 AIA LU or 16 Professional Development Hours if you attend all the sessions.

MONDAY, November 30

8:00 - Virtual conference venue opens

 

  • Check-in and orientation

  • Expo hall opens for 24 hours per day (primetimes shown below)

 

9:00-10:00 - Expo Hall Primetime

 

10:00-11:00 - Opening Keynote Session

 

  • Ed Mazria, Architecture 2030 (USA): RESET! The Road to Zero Carbon

  • Dr. Andrew Minson, Global Cement and Concrete Association (United Kingdom): 2050 Carbon Reduction Ambitions

 

11:00-11:30 - Platinum Sponsor Private Meetings

 

11:30-12:30 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Brendan Owens, US Green Building Council (USA): The Future of LEED and Carbon Reduction

  • Dr. Sui Tongbo, Professor, Director General, Sinoma Research Institute (China): Progress of Low Carbon Cement in China

 

12:30-13:30 - Expo Hall Primetime

TUESDAY, December 1

9:00-10:00 - Expo Hall Primetime

 

10:00-11:00 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Lionel Lemay, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (USA): The Top 10 Ways to Reduce Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

  • Dr. Chris Drew, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill (USA): Low Carbon Concrete Building Design

 

11:00-11:30 - Platinum Sponsor Private Meetings

 

11:30-12:30 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Ryan Cialdella, Ozinga (USA): Research on Low Carbon Concrete

  • Jennifer Mitchell, LinkedIn (USA): Carbon Reduction Goals at LinkedIn

 

12:30-13:30 - Expo Hall Primetime

WEDNESDAY, December 2

9:00-10:00 - Expo Hall Primetime

 

10:00-11:00 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Rick Bohan, Portland Cement Association (USA): Carbon Capture at the Cement Plant: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Dr. Agnieszka J. Klemm, Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland): Towards More Sustainable Construction – Application of Superabsorbent Polymers in Cementitious Matrices with Reduced Carbon Footprint

 

11:00-11:30 - Platinum Sponsor Private Meetings

 

11:30-12:30 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Dr. Colin Lobo, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (USA): Impact of Specifications and Quality on Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

  • TBD: Concrete Technology

 

12:30-13:30 - Expo Hall Primetime

THURSDAY, December 3

9:00-10:00 - Expo Hall Primetime

 

10:00-11:00 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Lindsay Rasmussen, Architecture 2030 (USA): Architecture 2030 Palette

  • Stacy Smedley, Skanska (USA): Building Transparency and the EC3 Tool

 

11:00-11:30 - Platinum Sponsor Private Meetings

11:30-12:30 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Dirk Kestner, Walter P Moore (USA): Whole Building LCA

  • Michael Watson, First Graphene (United Kingdom): Influence of Pristine Graphene Particle Sizes on Physicochemical, Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Portland Cement Mortars

 

12:30-13:30 - Expo Hall Primetime

MONDAY, December 7

9:00-10:00 - Expo Hall Primetime

 

10:00-11:00 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Martha Herrera Gonzalez, ARISE/CEMEX (Mexico): Disaster Resilient Communities

  • Aris Papadopoulos, Resilience Action Fund/Florida International University (USA): Resilience – The Ultimate Sustainability

 

11:00-11:30 - Platinum Sponsor Private Meetings

 

11:30-12:30 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Dr. Jeremy Gregory, MIT (USA): The Importance of a Life Cycle Perspective in Evaluating Building Resilience

  • Evan Reis, US Resiliency Council (USA): Designing Resilient Structures

 

12:30-13:30 - Expo Hall Primetime

TUESDAY, December 8

9:00-10:00 - Expo Hall Primetime

 

10:00-11:00 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Dr. Michael Lepech, Stanford University (USA): Durability Modeling of Reinforced Concrete

  • Don Davies, Magnusson Klemencic Associates (USA): Lighten Up! – Lowering Embodied Carbon in Concrete Design and Construction.

 

11:00-11:30 - Platinum Sponsor Private Meetings

 

11:30-12:30 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Dr. Behzad Nematollahi, Swinburne University of Technology (Australia): 3D Printing Concrete Structures

  • Ian Riley, World Cement Association (United Kingdom): Climate Change and the Cement & Concrete Industry Response, World Cement Association initiatives

 

12:30-13:30 - Expo Hall Primetime

WEDNESDAY, December 9

9:00-10:00 - Expo Hall Primetime

 

10:00-11:00 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Dr. Franz Ulm, MIT (USA): Using Molecular Modeling to Design for Resilience

  • Jamie Farny, Portland Cement Association (USA): Embracing the Use of Blended Cements to Reduce Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

 

11:00-11:30 - Platinum Sponsor Private Meetings

 

11:30-12:30 - Technical Presentations

 

  • Dr. Olafur Wallevik, Reykjavik University (Iceland): Advances in Self-Consolidating Concrete

  • Dr. James Aldred, University of New South Wales (Australia): Assessment and Mitigation of Microbially Induced Corrosion of Concrete

 

12:30-13:30 - Expo Hall Primetime

THURSDAY, December 10

9:00-10:00 - Expo Hall Primetime

 

10:00-11:00 - Technical Presentations

 

  • TBD: Concrete Technology

  • TBD: Concrete Technology

 

11:00-11:30 - Platinum Sponsor Private Meetings

 

11:30-12:30 - Panel Discussion on Carbon Reduction Policies

 

12:30-13:30 - Expo Hall Primetime

 

15:00 - Virtual Conference and Expo Hall Closes

OTHER TIME ZONES

 

All times are listed in USA Eastern Standard Time (New York, USA). Most sessions start at 10:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST). Times in other locations are listed below.

 

  • Los Angeles, USA - 7:00 PST

  • Chicago, USA - 9:00 CST

  • New York, USA - 10:00 EST    

  • London, United Kingdom - 15:00 GMT      

  • Berlin, Germany - 16:00 CET

  • Cairo, Egypt - 17:00 EET

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 19:00 GST

  • Mumbai, India - 20:30 IST

  • Beijing, China - 23:00 CST

  • Tokyo, Japan - 23:59 midn JST

  • Melbourne, Australia - 2:00 AEDT + 1 day

 

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