The World Cement Association announced that its annual conference will be held in China for the first time, this year. The WCA World Cement Conference will take place on 09.09.-11.09.2019 in Shanghai, and will focus on “Innovation for a Sustainable Industry”.
This year’s theme acknowledges the rapidly growing awareness of climate change risks among investors, financiers and society at large, and the need for the cement industry to more effectively embrace decarbonisation.
“It’s been clear for some time that climate change is going to be the defining issue for the cement sector over the next decade,” said Norman Greig, Secretary General of the World Cement Association. “And this challenge is one we can’t tackle alone: we must work collectively and collaboratively to raise standards, further innovation and make real progress towards a low-carbon future, together.”
The WCA’s international cement conference is the leading forum for presentation and discussion of the sector’s most pressing technical and sustainability issues, attracting industry leaders from all over the world.