The Concrete Institute of Australia is seeking abstracts for technical papers for Concrete 2013, which will be held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from 16th to 18th October 2013.

Concrete 2013 offers a broad theme of ‘Understanding Concrete’, covering materials, research, design, construction and innovation. It will provide a forum for the sharing of ideas and experience through formal presentations, industry displays and informal contact between delegates.

This reputed Conference provides an ideal platform to present technical papers on a broad range of concrete materials, design, construction and performance, and the research and development that goes into these important areas. It also offers the opportunity for those from academic institutions for peer review of papers.

Papers presented at the Conference are expected to cover areas such as:

  • Design
  • Construction
  • Materials
  • Innovation
  • Structural monitoring, assessment and forensic engineering
  • Repair and retrofitting
  • Durability
  • Sustainability
  • Precast/ Geopolymer/ Sprayed concrete
  • Architectural concrete
  • Concrete masonry
  • Major projects/ Case studies
Concrete 2013 will be of value to civil and structural engineers, concrete product manufacturers, civil and building contractors, developers, government departments covering transport, roads, railways and public works as well as local government shires and councils.

The call for abstracts for technical papers closes on the 15th December 2012.

Information related to abstracts, submission process and provision of full technical papers can be found on the Conference website at