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Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT5)

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Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT5)

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Kingston University London is hosting the fifth International Conference (SCMT5) as follow up from four successful events in Coventry, UK (2007), Ancona, Italy (2010), Kyoto, Japan (2013) and Las Vegas, USA (2016). The conference will be held on 15–17 July 2019, with a registration and welcome reception on 14 July 2019.

The conference will be run by our host, Professor Mukesh Limbachiya in partnership with Professor Eshmaiel Ganjian and Professor Peter Claisse.

Conference themes

  • Efficient and Sustainable Use of Construction Materials
  • Technological Advances for Sustainable Practice
  • Designing Structures and Building for Sustainability
  • Regulatory Framework and Government Initiatives

We are pleased to announce

  • We have received abstracts from 35 countries so far.  Therefore, this fifth international conference will again be a truly international event.
  • Registration is now open!
  • The conference banquet will be held at Ravens Ait, just a 10 minute walk from the university.
  • The opening ceremony will take place in the Rose Theatre Kingston, the largest producing theatre in South West London, just a 5 minute walk from the university.
  • We are also pleased to announce sponsorship for this conference from the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, the American Concrete Institute and the American Society of Civil Engineers, and RILEM International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures.

Please see the SCMT website or download the conference flyer [PDF] for more details.

Abstract submission

We are still accepting abstracts. Please submit 200–300 words as a Microsoft Word file to

The proceedings of SCMT4 in Las Vegas 2016 are now available as books from Amazon and all past SCMT papers are available as free downloads. Please visit the conference proceedings page to download or purchase your books. We have submitted the SCMT4 papers to Web of Science, Scopus and EI Compendex for indexing so citations will be recorded. SCMT5 papers will also be submitted.


For more information on university accommodation and other nearby accommodation please email:

Conference location

Kingston University London is based in Kingston upon Thames, a busy riverside town in South West London, with historical sites such as Hampton Court Palace and the majestic Richmond Park close by. A short 30 minute train journey will take you straight to the heart of the Capital.

Conference banquet

The conference banquet will be held at Ravens Ait, which is on an island in the centre of the Thames, just a 10 minute walk from the university. 

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