Evolving Concrete 2019

After a 20 month interlude to bring forward the event in the calendar, the fourth Evolving Concrete on 20 June 2019 will again welcome more than 120 delegates to the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre in Reading, Berkshire.

Under the theme of ‘Fusing architecture, engineering and sculpture, this one day seminar will present industry experts speaking on a selection of diverse topics. The event provides time to network and visit 19 exhibitors while enjoying the excellent catering during session breaks and lunch. An evening dinner for delegates will round-off the day with special guest dinner speaker Charlie Luxton.

Opening address

Aesthetic and technically brilliant concrete – real engineering solutions
Jeremy Greenwood, Managing Director – National Commercial & Construction Solutions – Tarmac

We are delighted that Jeremy Greenwood of Tarmac will give the opening address. With over 30 years’ experience, Jeremy began in quarry management before moving on to commercial ready-mixed concrete management. In 1998 he moved to Lafarge in Paris working on global strategy and performance, before returning to the UK as Managing Director of their ready-mixed concrete operation and now his current role with Tarmac as Managing Director – National Commercial & Construction Solutions.


Chemistry in 3d-printed mortar/concrete for the construction industry
Dr Sandro Moro, Construction Materials Innovation Manager – BASF Construction Chemicals

Soft logics - flexible formwork
Prof. Remo Pedreschi, Professor of Architectural Technology – University of Edinburgh

In-transit concrete management – Verifi
Damian Thomas, Commercial Manager – GCP Applied Technologies

Innovative use of reinforcing bar couplers and rebar continuity systems on the Lakhta Center tower, St. Petersburg, Russia
Herv้ Poveda, Divisional Manager – Products for Structural Concrete – Ancon Building Products

Factory in the Sky for Principal Tower, London
Dr Sam Wong, Director of Engineering and Development – Carey Group
Jon Croxford, Head of Delivery – Carey Civil Engineering

Bespoke formwork for exposed concrete
Dan Ward - Project Design Team Manager, Cordek

Natural Concrete New
Elaine Toogood - Senior Architect, MPA The Concrete Centre

Optional Evening Dinner

7pm until late, with drinks reception from 6:15pm

3 Course Dinner including wine, plus cash bar

After-dinner speaker at Evolving Concrete will be architectural designer, writer & TV presenter Charlie Luxton. Passionate about sustainable architecture, Charlie presents several TV shows and is founder of Charlie Luxton Design.

Delegate form Dinner form

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Highly regarded as a centre of technical knowledge for over 50 years, The Concrete Society is pleased to promote Evolving Concrete 2019, a full day conference featuring the most relevant and informative subject matter in the field of concrete technology.

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