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Call for Abstracts: 13th North American Masonry Conference

Parul Dubey on June 1, 2018 - in Announcement, Events

Papers are invited for the 13th North American Masonry conference to be held from June 16th through the 19th, 2019, in Salt Lake City. The Conference is hosted by Brigham Young University and is the latest in the series of quadrennial conferences sponsored by The Masonry Society. More than 150 papers from more than 20 countries are anticipated to be presented at the conference and included in the final proceedings.
The conference seeks to provide a forum to professionals from around the world for networking and sharing the latest advances in masonry knowledge and practice. The conference will feature tracks of interest to masonry re-searchers, designers, practitioners, educators, and building managers. Certificates of Attendance for conference sessions will be available for attendees.

Papers are sought on a wide array of masonry topics, such as:

  • Acoustic performance and noise control
  • Arches and bridges
  • Architectural practices
  • BIMM
  • Codes and standards
  • Construction practices & technology
  • Design practices
  • Disaster Investigation
  • Dry-stack masonry
  • Earthen masonry
  • Education
  • Energy, moisture, & thermal performance
  • Existing masonry
  • Fire resistance and protection
  • History and preservation
  • Inspection, testing, & quality assurance
  • Materials and manufacturing
  • Natural and cast stone
  • Numerical modeling and analysis
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Partitions and infill
  • Pavement
  • Pre-stressed masonry
  • Resiliency
  • Seismic and limit design
  • Structural practices
  • Sustainability & green construction
  • Veneer

Authors are invited to submit abstracts describing proposed papers no later than July 31, 2018. Abstracts should be 100 to 300 words. Instructions and requirements for abstracts are available below. Papers accepted and presented at the conference will be included in the conference proceedings and will be submitted for indexing after publication.

The language of the conference and proceedings will be English.

Instructions and requirements for abstract and manuscript submissions are available at https://masonrysociety.org/13namc/authors_presenters/

Submission Deadlines

Abstract deadline: July 31, 2018
Abstract acceptance: August 31, 2018
Manuscript deadline: November 5, 2018
Manuscript acceptance: April 5, 2019
Final paper deadline: TBA
Presentation deadline: TBA


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