Date(s) - 30/03/2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dr.APJ. Abdul Kalam Conference Hall
2nd NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATIONS IN CONCRETE AND CONSTRUCTION (ICON 2016)
30th MARCH 2016
One day 2nd National Conference on Innovations in Concrete and Construction is organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Sona College of Technology in association with Institution of Engineers(civil division), Indian Concrete Institute and Institute Society for Technical Education & CAFET INNOVA technical Society (CITS) on 30-03-2016 which was sponsored by Institute of Engineers and Ultratech cement ltd., held in Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Conference hall.
This conference aimed to encourage the professionals with and engineering and technology to orient themselves in an innovative system. The conference also created a forum for the researchers, scientists, engineers and practitioners to share the knowledge in Concrete and Construction and bring them under one roof to explore new horizon of innovative technologies. Dr. N. Arunachalam,(Professor and Dean) of Bannari Amman Institute of Technology and Dr.R. Krishnasamy, (AD) PWD highways were the chief guest for the one day national conference. The chief guest Dr.N.Arunachalam was honored by Dr.V.karthikeyan, Principal, TPTC salem, (Chairman of IEI Salem Chapter).They released the conference souvenir and Dr. N. Arunachalam addressed the students and shared his knowledge on “Latest Advancements in Concrete technology”. He highlighted on recent research and significance of research in the areas like special concretes and its development in recent days during his energetic presentation.
This conference dealt with the key issues and achievements under the themes of Alternatives for sand and cement in concrete, Theory and advanced technology of engineering structures, Smart construction materials, Special Concretes, Steel Concrete Composites, Environmental engineering, Structural health monitoring and Rehabilitation & construction management.