Papers Invited for ASTM International Symposium on Advancing Masonry Technology

ASTM International’s committees on cement (C01), lime (C07), mortars and grouts for unit masonry (C12), and manufactured masonry units (C15) are co-sponsoring the event which will be held in conjunction with the standards development meetings of the committees.

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 24, 2020 — Papers are invited for the ASTM International 2022 Masonry Symposium: Advancing Masonry Technology, June 14, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Seattle (Washington, USA). ASTM International's committees on cement (C01), lime (C07), mortars and grouts for unit masonry (C12), and manufactured masonry units (C15) are co-sponsoring the event which will be held in conjunction with the standards development meetings of the committees.


The objective of the symposium is to gather and disseminate the latest information on all aspects of the innovations in masonry materials, design, specifications, 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.

Papers are sought on the following topics:
- Anchors and ties,
- ASTM standards,
- Building codes,
- Cements: portland, blended, hydraulic, masonry,
- Detailing, durability, and material testing,
- Sustainability and more.

To participate in the symposium, authors must submit a 200 to 300-word preliminary abstract using the online abstract submittal form no later than December 20, 2020. The abstract must include a clear definition of the object and approach, point out material that is new, present sufficient details and be original.

For more information, please visit http://www.astm.org/C12SympCFPJune2022.

Additional technical information is available from workshop chairs Brian Trimble (btrimble@imiweb.org) or Jamie Farny (jfarny@cement.org).

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