Learn from the Best in the Business

These one-hour exhibitor-led learning labs on the EXPO floor tap into the knowledge of the people and companies that are transforming the future of our industry through emerging trends and techniques. Discover real world applications that will put your projects above the rest! Earn one professional development hour (PDH) for each session.

LEARNING LAB 1

Sunday, November 17
10:15 am – 11:15 am

Bringing Concrete to Life – Applying Principles of Reconciliation Ecology in Urban Waterfronts

ECOncrete

This presentation is an innovative approach, of planning and retrofitting coastal infrastructure using ecologically sensitive design and construction technologies that enhance their ability to provide valuable ecosystem services, while also elevating their structural integrity and longevity. In addition, we will present current approaches in sustainable management of urban marine structures, from diverse environments.

Presenter: Dr. Ido Sella, Co-founder /CTO of ECOncrete Tech LTD, and SeArc Ecological Marine Consulting at ECOncrete

 

LEARNING LAB 2

Sunday, November 17
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Exploring Innovative Natural Stone Landscape’s: Sustainable, Versatile, and Resilient

Natural Stone Institute

Award winning landscape projects that feature natural stone will be presented in order to showcase its versatility,
sustainability, and resilience. Review how common and custom natural stone products are used in innovative ways.
Learn what metrics the industry uses to define sustainability and see how they compare with artificial building
materials.

Presenter: Dacia Woodworth, Architect & Design Community Liaison, Special Projects Manager at Natural Stone Institute

Exhibitors: submit a proposal to demonstrate your expertise in a Learning Lab!