12th North American Masonry Conference Scheduled for May 2015

Words: Bronzella Cleveland

The University of Colorado at Denver's Civil Engineering Department will host the 12th North American Masonry Conference (12NAMC) May 17 – 20, 2015, on the downtown Denver Auraria campus. The quadrennial conference features the latest in world-wide masonry research presented in lively educational keynotes and sessions.

Close to 150 papers from 20 countries are expected for inclusion in the final proceedings for the conference. Topics of the research may include such diverse issues as seismic resistance, case studies of recent events, the sustainability life cycle analysis of masonry materials, and restoration of historic masonry structures. The conference will feature tracks of interest to academics and researchers, designers, and mason contractors.

Authors are invited to submit abstracts describing proposed papers and publications no later than June 1, 2014. Abstracts are to be 100 to 300 words. Format information and requirements for the abstract and final paper are available at www.masonrysociety.org/NAMC.

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