Waterproof Membranes 2016 - Cologne, GermanyWaterproof Membranes 2016 - Cologne, GermanyThe annual Waterproof Membranes conference from AMI returns to Cologne, Germany  7 – 9 November 2016. The Waterproof Membranes 2016 program has been released. This edition is the conference’s 10th.
The conference includes a mix of geotechnical/civil and architectural topics, such as membrane durability, water conservation, manufacturing innovations, market statistics, and more. Presentations of note for geosynthetics professionals include:
“Geosynthetic cementitious composite mats – a new class of waterproof membranes”
Mr. William Crawford, Director, CONCRETE CANVAS Ltd., United Kingdom
“A review of the European membranes market: which trends may shape its future?”
Mrs. Sylvia Tabero, Senior Project Consultant, AMI CONSULTING, United Kingdom
“Low slope commercial roofing in the US: trends in green technology”
Mr. Samir Ibrahim, Director Design Services, CARLISLE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, United States
“Latest generation of textile reinforcements: case study on improved wind uplift resistance in roofing membranes”
Mr. Howard Haselden, Technical Services & Development Mgr. Reinforcements, MILLIKEN & Co., United States
“Polyolefin elastomer solutions in infrastructure membranes: flexible, fire performing and sustainable”
Dr. Varun Thakur, Associate TS&D Scientist, DOW ELASTOMERS, Switzerland
“Environmental product declaration: pitfalls for European harmonization”
Dr. Ulbert Hofstra, Senior Consultant, SGS INTRON B.V, Netherlands


The 20-presentation conference offers significant networking and interaction time for the 150 – 200 participants and table top exhibitors. An opening reception will be held the evening of November 7. November 8 features a full day of presentations and an optional conference dinner (tickets to be reserved ahead of time, as space is limited). November 9 also has a full day of presentations, concluding with tea at 15:50.
A special room rate is available for delegates at the conference venue, the Maritim Hotel, Cologne. Contact the reservation department and state that you are attending ‘AMI’s Waterproof Membranes 2016.
Learn more and register online
Download the Waterproof Membranes 2016 program (PDF)