ACIC will highlight applications for composites in construction. (Picture courtesy of Optima Projects Ltd.)
ACIC will highlight applications for composites in construction. (Picture courtesy of Optima Projects Ltd.)

ACIC 2009 takes place on 1-3 September 2009 at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

Held every two years, this fourth ACIC conference will highlight the use of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials in new and existing all-FRP structures, as well as strengthening, refurbishment and reinforcement applications for composites in traditional infrastructure.

Keynote presentations from the UK and Canada include:

  • FRPs in Construction: A North American Perspective – Garth J. Fallis, Vector Construction Group, Canada;
  • Recent Developments in the Use of FRPs in the UK Railway Civil Engineering – Brian Bell, Network Rail, UK;
  • Clearing the Hurdles to Growth and New Applications – David Kendall, Optima Projects, UK; and
  • FRP Stay-in-Place Tubular Forms for a New Generation of Precast Concrete Piles and Poles – Amir Fam, Queen’s University, Canada.

  An exhibition will run alongside the three day conference.