ABOUT fib ICCS20 CONFERENCE
On behalf of the Organising and Scientific Committees of the 3rd International Conference on Concrete Sustainability – fib ICCS20, it is our pleasure to invite you to the conference on concrete sustainability which will be held in historical capital Prague in the Czech Republic in September 2020. The conference is jointly organized by Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Civil Engineering, Klokner Institute, and University Centre for Energy Efficient Buildings (UCEEB), Czech Concrete Society (fib Czech National Member Group), and International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib). The theme of the conference is Concrete – a challenge for sustainable and resilient built environment.
New situation in natural and socio-economic environment requires new technical solutions for construction of new and reconstruction and modernization of existing structures. Concrete gradually becomes building material with high potential for new technical solutions resulting in needed environmental impact reduction and consequent social and economic improvement. With respect to specifics of concrete presented as a strong and durable material, it is possible to design and construct robust structures with a high level of resilience when faced to the exceptional natural or man-made disasters. To gain from advantages of concrete, it requires a better knowledge about technological processes and their impacts from a wide variety of sustainability aspects within entire life cycle – from acquisition of materials, through production of concrete and concrete components, construction, use, up to demolition of concrete structure and recycling.
The main objective is thus to contribute to sustainable development through dissemination of advanced knowledge which is based on research results and developments in the fields of concrete structures and associated technologies. The aim is to bring together engineers, researchers, academics, producers, investors and developers to exchange and discuss their innovative approaches and ideas focused on sustainable concrete structures and their contribution to sustainable development goals.
Looking forward to seeing you in Prague in September 2020!