ASTM Symposium to address geopolymer binder systems.
Press Release Summary:
April 9, 2012 - Scheduled for June 26-27, symposium on Geopolymer Binder Systems will provide opportunity for ASTM to consider whether existing cement standards provide effective framework for further exploration of new sustainable binders and reliable protection for users of these materials. Papers will be presented on manufacturing of geopolymers, alkali activation of fly ash and other waste materials, assessment of materials for use in geopolymers, and performance of geopolymers and related binders.
Original Press Release
ASTM International Symposium on Geopolymer Binder Systems Will Be Held in June
Press release date: April 5, 2012
o Alkali activation of fly ash and other waste materials;
o Assessment of materials for use in geopolymers;
o Performance of geopolymers and related binders; and
o Standards for geopolymers and related binders. Online registration is now open and closes June 20. There is no fee to attend the workshop for ASTM members, presenters and students. The fee for non-members is $50 USD for online registration and $75 USD for onsite registration. Visit www.astm.org/c01symp0612.htm to register and for additional information. Additional technical information is available from symposium co-chairmen Leslie Struble, University of Illinois Urbana, Urbana, Ill. (phone: 217-333-2544; firstname.lastname@example.org) and James K. Hicks, CERATECH Inc., Baltimore, Md. (phone: 936-697-2893; email@example.com). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.