IMS and other Masonry events

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Upcoming Events 


1 October 2021 ~ Online Seminar: Sustainable Resilient Masonry – The Route towards Zero Carbon

The seminar will cover the initiatives that the masonry industry is working on to achieve zero carbon by 2050. A range of presentations will be given to explain how the industry in pro-actively collaborating to ensure we deliver resilient building solutions for future generations.

Speakers include:

  • Jane Thornback-UK Construction Products Association-Drivers of change in sustainability
  • Steve Wharton- Brick Development Association- clay brick industry Roadmap
  • Dr Oliver Kreft- Xella Technology and Research Centre, Germany- Circular economy of AAC
  • Alessio Rimoldi – BIBM- CO2 impact of construction products – Joint initiative for a fair assessment
  • Dr Cliff Fudge- H+H UK- Example of the Roadmap to zero carbon for concrete masonry

Start time: 10 am 

All participants will be emailed a link to enable them to join the seminar

This is a free half day online seminar.

To register for this event please visit

5-7 October 2021 ~ UK Construction Week, NEC Birmingham, UK

Free registration is now live! – UK Construction Week 2021 – The UK’s largest built environment event

14 June 2022 ~ Masonry Symposium: Advancing Masonry Technology, Seattle, USA

The symposium will take place on June 14 2022, at the Hyatt Regency, Seattle, USA. Its objective is to gather and disseminate the latest information on all aspects of innovation in masonry materials, design, specification, construction, maintenance and rehabilitation. It will emphasise the application of ASTM standards to those areas, and their co-ordination with building codes, project specifications and international standards.

The Symposium is co-sponsored by ASTM Committees C01 on Cement, C07 on Lime, C12 on Mortars and Grouts for Unit Masonry (Lead Committee), and C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units.

More information can be found on their website, ASTM International – 2022 Masonry Symposium: Advancing Masonr..

11-13 July 2022 ~ 11th International Masonry Conference

Following discussions with the principal organiser, Professor Steve Garrity, it is clear that it is not
possible to run 11 IMC in July 2022 as planned and it is therefore proposed to postpone the event. Further information to follow.

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Masonry Calendar

Masonry Calendar 2022

May 3-5. UK Construction Week, London, UK
June 14. Masonry Symposium Advancing Masonry Technology, Seattle, USA
July 11-13. 11th International Masonry Conference (11 IMC), Leeds/York, UK

Masonry Calendar 2023

June 11-14. 14th North American Masonry Conference,
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska,