Masonry 2018 Symposium Call for Papers

Words: Dan KamysThe objective of Masonry 2018 Symposium is to gather and disseminate the latest information on all aspects of the innovations in masonry materials, design, specification, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation. It will emphasize the application of ASTM standards to those areas, and their coordination with building codes, project specifications, and international standards. ASTM has released its call for papers for the Symposium, to be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The Symposium will be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, Calif., in conjunction with the standards development meetings of Committees C01, C07, C12 and C15. Papers are sought on the following topics:
  • Anchors and Ties
  • Materials Testing
  • ASTM Standards
  • Moisture Management
  • Building Codes
  • Mortars: Cement: Lime, Masonry Cement, Mortar Cement
  • Cements: Portland, Blended, Hydraulic, Masonry, Plastic
  • Performance-Based Design and Specification
  • Grout
  • Specifications
  • Inspection
  • Structural Masonry and Testing
  • Joints
  • Sustainability
  • Thermal Performance
  • Maintenance
  • Thin Brick Facades and Veneers
  • Water Penetration and Resistance 

    ... and much more.

To participate in the symposium, presenters/authors must submit online the Abstract Submittal Form and attach a 250- to 300-word preliminary abstract no later than April 21, 2017. Complete details are available here.
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