ASTM Solicits Papers on Dimension Stone

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Symposium to address challenges of using dimension stone cladding and paving systems.

Papers are invited for the , April 1-2, 2020, at the Boston Mariott Copley Place, Mass. The symposium is sponsored by the ASTM International committee on dimension stone and will be held in conjunction with the April standards development meetings of the committee.

Dimension stone cladding and paving systems continue to evolve and present challenges to design professionals, owners, and contractors. The symposium is intended to bring together the diverse interests of professionals in the dimension stone community for a formal exchange on the behavior of dimension stone in the built environment.

Topics will include but are not limited to:

  • Physical and/or mechanical properties,
  • Design,
  • Evaluation and investigation,
  • Durability,
  • Maintenance,
  • Restoration, and more.

To participate in the symposium, authors must submit a 2500-word preliminary abstract no later than May 17, 2019 on the symposium webpage. The abstract must include a clear definition of the objective and approach of the work discussed, pointing out material that is new, and present sufficient details regarding results.

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Symposium Contact: Tessa Sulkes, tel +1.610.832.9677; symposia@astm.org