2001 - September 17th - 21st - Wash, DC
Rescheduled Oct 29th - Nov 2nd Dallas, Texas
CEMENT CHEMISTS' SOCIETY
October 29th to November 2nd, 2001
The fourth annual Cement Chemists' Society meeting was a success, even after being
postponed! After the terrorist act and with input from all attendees it was decided
to reschedule our meeting that was to be held in Washington, DC on September 17th
to 21st to Dallas, TX on October 29th to November 2nd. The meeting took place at
the Holiday Inn Select Hotel. It was a complete experience for the Cement Chemist.
Thirty people were in attendance along with fifteen speakers. During the meeting
very beneficial information was shared. Friends and colleagues made great industry
Listed below are the presentations and the over all class views and comments.
1. X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy
2. X-Ray fluxing Techniques
3. TXI Cement Plant Tour
4. Alternative Fuels
5. Microscopy Preparation
6. Understanding Cement Hydration
7. Grinding aids
8. Raw mill Grinding aids
9. Introduction To Concrete
10. Quarry Explosives
11. Raw Mix Slag Additions, and more
Attendants evaluation to what was the best part of the whole conference?
1. The presentations! There were many excellent ones, it was difficult to pick a best presentation. I learned a lot!
2. Concrete info, technical info on procedures such as fluxer, the exchange of ideas between peers, and info in a comfortable setting.
3. The interaction between conference attendants.
4. Very relevant program, warm ambiance, strong interaction between participants, activities, and conference very well organized.
5. Plant tour
6. Presentations - Concrete, X-ray, fluxing techniques, and grinding aids.
7. Meeting people and making contacts.
8. Whole conference was great! See you next year!
The Cement Chemists' Society has been serving the Cement Chemists' community since 1997. We specialize in organizing educational seminars in which the Cement Chemist can interact with Expert Consultants, Vendors, and other Cement Chemists.
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