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30 Apr 2024

View all the seminar sessions from this year’s UK Concrete Show!

We’re delighted to announce that all the seminar content from this year’s UK Concrete Show is now available to stream online... your chance to catch up with all the sessions from both days of the event!

Whether you attended in person or were unable to make it, it’s an invaluable resource for all those interested in the latest developments and insights within the concrete industry.

Click to view Wednesday’s seminar sessions.  Click to view Thursday’s seminar sessions



Meeting the challenge of net zero: navigating the future of sustainable concrete

Wednesday AM

Insights into low-carbon concrete, cutting-edge emission reduction strategies, the role of additives, and innovative production solutions. Illuminating the path toward the UK’s ambitious goal of achieving net zero by 2050 (or earlier).

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Susannah Streeter, Host

Decarbonising the UK concrete industry: an update
Elaine Toogood, Director, Architecture and Sustainable Design, MPA - The Concrete Centre

Practical low carbon concrete construction in Europe’s largest hospital project
Colin Dowds, Global Technical Manager, Imerys

A model linking compressive strength and porosity in ternary system: metakaolin, limestone, cement
Pascal Gonnon, Global Senior Manager for cement, mortar and concrete applications, Omya UK

Concrete2Concrete recycling: bringing low carbon and circular solutions to the concrete industry through technology transfer
John Twitchen, Director, Xeroc Ltd 

Ecoshot low carbon shotcrete: preparing the sprayed concrete industry for the changes to CEMI production in the UK
Stuart Manning, Technical Director, Shotcrete Services

Panel discussion


Prevention or Cure? Exploring advantages in concrete construction

Wednesday PM

Dive into the specific nuances of prevention, cure, repair, remediation, waterproofing, and new build approaches in the UK's concrete construction sector.

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Susannah Streeter, Host

Prevention "and" cure: solutions for challenging environments
Damian Thomas, Commercial Development Manager, Infrastructure, Imerys

Self-healing concrete for underground construction
Dr Omar Hamza, Associate Professor in Civil Engineering, University of Derby

Where concrete repair and sustainability meet
Deiniol Williams, Area Sales Manager, South West, Fosroc, past President of The Concrete Society, and Craig Hannam, Market Sector Manager UK & ROI, Fosroc

Panel discussion


All matters concrete & Innovation spotlight: Recent advances in graphene enhanced concrete

Wednesday final session

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Susannah Streeter, Host

All matters concrete
A guide to The Concrete Society, your route to independent advice, support on all matters concrete past, present and future, and including a UK wide network of technical and social networking events.
Kathy Calverley MBE, Managing Director, The Concrete Society

Innovation spotlight: Recent advances in graphene enhanced concrete
Dr Lisa Scullion, Applications Manager, Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre - The University of Manchester


Celebrating Innovation: showcasing concrete technology


The groundbreaking ideas, projects, and technologies that are reshaping the concrete construction landscape in the UK. Discover success stories that highlight the creativity and progress within the field, and the sector-specific challenges and solutions.

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Susannah Streeter, Host

Innovation: driving a more sustainable concrete future
Ian Riley, CEO, World Cement Association

Concrete evolution: unleashing digital tools for low carbon construction
Paul O'Hanlon, Global R&D Project Manager, Holcim

Developing concrete products in a sustainable and cost-effective eco-system
Dr Andrew Smith, Head of Materials Development, Forterra PLC, and Associate Professor of Mineral Product Technology, University of Derby

Seratech: Transforming CO2 into Sustainable Cement
Sam Draper, CEO & Co-founder, Seratech

Panel discussion


Keeping the concrete industry safe


This session explores proactive approaches to fostering a safer working environment through leadership, training and fulfilling social responsibilities. It also explores the latest safety legislation affecting the sector.

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Susannah Streeter, Host

Addressing the “S” of ESG for concrete batch plants
James Bullock, CEO, ConSpare, and President, MHEA

MP Connect delivering safer outcomes
James Thorne, Joint CEO IQ and MPQC

Safety leadership is not just about health & safety
Mike Phillips F.I.Q., CEO, British Aggregates Association

Concrete wash water: best practice
Jonathan Goldsmith, Principal Scientist, Bluerinse 

Panel discussion

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