The Young Concrete Researchers, Engineers and Technologist Symposium (YCRETS)

Aims to create a platform to bring together young individuals who work on the development, design and application of concrete and cementitious based materials, in Southern Africa.

Symposium dates:

12 – 14 JULY 2023

SYMPOSIUM THEME

THEME: CIRCULARITY

An insightful and informative symposium on the overarching theme of CIRCULARITY.

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PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS

YCRETS 2023 will be a live event hosted at Stellenbosch University

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REGISTRATION

BOOKINGS OPEN

Closing date for bookings: Friday, 30 June 2023

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VENUE

VENUE DETAILS

Jan Mouton, Neelsie Student Centre, Victoria Street, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch

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YOUNG CONCRETE RESEARCHER AWARD

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW INVITED

Are you a young researcher who is making a significant contribution to the advancement of cement and concrete through research excellence in the South African environment, or do you know such a person?

The symposium aspires to:

  • Establish Southern Africa as a place of cutting edge research, innovation and engineering excellence in concrete materials and engineering.
  • Promote young researchers, engineers and technologists as the future leaders in the concrete engineering and construction industry.
  • Foster research collaborations between the different academic institutions and industry across Southern Africa.

The symposium is open to presenters who are 35 years and younger and who either:

  • are research scholars (pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies) or members of academia
  • are architects, individuals from a construction management background, or any other fields of work directly/indirectly associated with concrete and concrete construction
  • are engineers or technologists practicing in the industry

The symposium aims to showcase the work undertaken by young individuals to the industry at large

DATES & VENUE

12 – 14 JULY 2023
Jan Mouton, Neelsie Student Centre, Victoria Street, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch

BOOKINGS & SPONSORSHIP

RSVP Natasja Pols at
[email protected]
Closing date for bookings: Friday, 30 June 2023

Sponsorship Opportunities
YCRETS-host-organiser