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Conference - The Use of Recycled Materials In Construction

06 Feb 2013
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Where: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow. G1 3NU
Times: 09:00 - 16:00
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CONFERENCE SUMMARY

As the development of more sustainable built environment includes recycling of building materials and components, the conference will highlight the aims of Scottish policy on waste management and recycling in construction. It will present the outcomes of research on the use of recycled aggregate in concrete and other recycled materials for different uses in construction.

The talks about potential markets for and the industry experience in using recycled building materials will inform on the current practice. Three architects will talk about the challenges and achievements in applying recycled materials in building design.

The conference is suitable for architects, construction engineers, building surveyors, contractors and suppliers of building materials.

A CPD certificate will be provided for delegates.

LOCATION

The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow. G1 3NU

SCHEDULE

09:30 Registration and Light Refreshments  
10:00 Welcome Prof. Branka Dimitrijevic
Glasgow Caledonian University
10:10 Waste management and recycling in construction: Scotland's policy, targets and results Allan Sandilands, Zero Waste Scotland
     
  GREEN CONCRETE  
     
10:30 Properties and possible application of green recycled aggregate concrete Prof. Dr. Vlastimir Radonjanin,
University of Novi Sad, Serbia
10:50 Use of Recycled and Secondary Aggregates in Foamed Concrete Prof. Rod Jones,
University of Dundee
11:10 Advances in green cement and concrete technology Dr Mohammed Imbabi, University of Aberdeen
11:30 Comfort Break  
     
  OTHER RECYCLED MATERIALS IN CONSTRUCTION  
     
11:45 Recycled materials for thermal insulation Dr Paul Baker, Glasgow Caledonian University
12:05 Opportunities for the use of recycled materials in building Bruce Newlands,
Kraft Architecture
12:25 Lunch Break  
     
  MARKETS FOR RECYCLED CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS  
     
13:20 Compare the Market...is carbon accounting helping drive the recycling markets? Dr Charles Russell,
Glasgow Caledonian University
13:40 Industry experience in recycling of construction materials: barriers and opportunities John Watt
William Tracey
14:00 Q&A Session  
     
14:20 Comfort Break - tea and coffee  
     
  RECYCLED MATERIALS IN CONSTRUCTION:
DESIGN AND PRACTICE
 
     
14:40 Consideration of recycled materials in architectural design Chris Stewart, Collective Architecture
15:00 The House That Gumtree Built Gordon Gibb, Gibb Architects
15:20 Panel Discussion  
16:00 Close  

CONFERENCE FEES

The delegate pricing is as follows:

  • CIC Start Online Member = £99 +VAT
  • Non-member, per delegate = £125 +VAT

An invoice will be sent shortly after the conference.  Project membership is FREE

EXHIBITORS

There is limited space to exhibit at this event, for more information please contact us on 0141 273 1411.  Exhibition space will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.  You can exhibit for only £100+VAT in addition to the delegate fee.

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