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The 9th International Conference on Sustainability Forum of Asian Concrete Federation 2015 was successfully held in Fuzhou University.

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The 9th International Conference on Sustainability Forum of Asian Concrete Federation sponsored by SIBERC, was successfully held at the School of Civil Engineering, Fuzhou University from April 20th to 21th 2015.


At the opening ceremony, Professor Chen Baochun, Dean of the School of Civil Engineering, Fuzhou University and Professor Koji Sakai, Chairman of the Asian Concrete Association made their welcome speeches, respectively. They welcomed professors and participants attending the conference and affirmed the significance of the forum. At the beginning of the meeting, Professor Yizhou Zhuang of SIBERC presented a drafted report on sustainability of concrete and concrete structures in China. Professor Donguk Choi presented a report at the ACF sustainability forum. Discussions were held regarding the future direction of the ACF sustainability forum. Professor Koji Sakai, Chairman of the Asian Concrete Association made the closing remarks.. The participants took a technical tour for visiting the laboratory in the afternoon, which concluded the first day of the conference.


At the second day of the conference, Professor Koji Sakai, Professor Donguk Choi, and Professor Takafumi Noguchi, presented their speeches on "concrete sustainability", "low carbon, green development and waste recycling in Korea"," sustainable recycling of concrete with minimization of environment impact ", respectively. In the afternoon, a technical tour was organized for the participants, which draw a successful conclusion of the two-day conference.


The two-day conference, though short, is meaningful. The aim of the conference is to provide the academic platform on innovation, cooperation and exchange of concrete sustainability for the delegates. The speeches of the professors and delegates provides a clear direction for the future of the ACF forums, and help to made a solid step on the road to sustainability of concrete and concrete structures.





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