Geopolymer 2002 - turn potential into profit (GP 2002)

Venue: Hotel Sofitel Melbourne

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Event Date/Time: Oct 28, 2002 End Date/Time: Oct 29, 2002
Registration Date: Oct 28, 2002
Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2002
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 31, 2002
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Geopolymers are created by chemically fusing readily available aluminium and silicon based material to form a solid concrete-like material. As carbon dioxide is not generated in the fusion process, these novel materials also have the potential to play a key role in the emerging CO2 emission trading schemes. Stronger and more durable than concrete, geopolymers have the added advantages of substantially reduced curing times, high resistance to acid and fire, and cheaper production costs. Its resistance to freeze-thaw cycles is evident by the lack of deterioration in multi-story buildings in the Ukraine and Russia, whilst its use in rapid runway repair during the Gulf War and recent nuclear encapsulation at Chernobyl are examples of the increasing applications of this innovative technology.
The unique ability of geopolymer technology to also utilise almost any waste product in its manufacture, to immobilise toxic materials and retain its superior compressive and flexural strength transforms its use into high value construction opportunities across a variety of industries.
Geopolymer 2002 will be a two-day, highly informative and focused conference examining the next stage of the international commercialisation of geopolymers through dynamic and interactive sessions, leading company presentations and insights from top-level executives who have embraced the technology. It is an event not to be missed by those on the cutting edge of technology application and an eye for 'turning potential into profit'.
Those who should attend are from the areas of building/construction, mining, protective coatings, environmental, architecture & design, housing, venture capital & investment.


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Additional Information

Registrations fees are Aud$ 850 (before 31 July) AUD$ 950 (after 31 July) Aud $700 - one day registration All registrations include the Conference Dinner, morning & afternon teas, conference satchel and proceedings.