The conference - titled Alternative Fuels and Raw Materials for Cement and Construction - takes place on October 26 and 27 in Lyon, France.
AUCBM is an inter-Arab International organisation, affiliated to the Council of Arab Economic Unity and it was founded in 1977. Its headquarters are in Damascus, Syria. In 2016, AUCBM established a Regional Office in Amman, Jordan.
The Union aims principally at developing and supporting technical, industrial and commercial relations; coordinating industrial activities amongst its members in the field of cement and building materials; and participating in suggesting general grounds for developing these industries in Arab countries in order to achieve technical and economic integration among Arab countries through practicing its tasks and responsibilities.
The AUCBM members of cement and building materials companies, establishments and research centres count 115 institutions from 18 Arab countries.
The AUCBM has a wide range of cooperative relations with Arab and international bodies and organisations, as well as international research centres. This cooperation takes the form of exchange of information, participation in meetings, holding joint courses and conferences, as well as conducting studies and projects. The AUCBM has its own legal identity and competence to pursue its activities and fulfill its objective.
Beatrice Ene, MD of conference organiser Industry Link, comments: "Having he Arab Union for Cement and Building Materials honors us as it shows the growth the topic of decarbonisation is taking among the most representative bodies of the industry worldwide. We will be pleased to welcome C+ executives from the most renowned cement and construction companies in the Arab countries. Together we will succeed in having a global approach and we trust the collaboration expands to other events we will organise."
AUCBM members can contact [email protected] to receive a 20% discount for attending the CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition, also including a visit to Holcim's Innovation Center.
Industry Link is a European company providing corporate events and services that feature professionals and renowned executives from world leaders in the cement and construction space.