New Delhi to Welcome Global Cement Experts for 17th ICCC in 2027

India has achieved a significant milestone by winning the bid to host the esteemed International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (ICCC) in New Delhi in 2027.

India’s leading research and academic institutions, the National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) and IIT Delhi, presented India’s bid successfully before the Steering Committee members of the Conference during the ongoing 16th ICCC in Bangkok, Thailand. Competing against Switzerland and the UAE, India’s bid emerged victorious, and the decision was officially announced on September 20th, 2023, at the 16th ICCC in Bangkok. Dr. L P Singh, Director General of NCCBM, Dr. S K Chaturvedi, Joint Director of NCCBM, and Dr. Shashank Bishnoi, Professor of Civil Engineering at IIT Delhi, represented India during the bid presentation.

The International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement is the largest and most prestigious event of its kind, focusing on the progress of research in the field of Cement and Concrete. These congresses, held at intervals of four to six years since 1918, serve as a vital connection between the academic world and the cement industry. India previously hosted the 9th Congress in New Delhi in 1992, organized by NCCBM, and now, it is set to host the 17th ICCC in 2027.

Hosting this esteemed event in India provides a unique opportunity to bring together leaders, experts, and innovators in the cement sector from around the world. It not only showcases India’s research and academic capabilities but also highlights the vibrant city of New Delhi to the global cement and concrete industry. As the host city, New Delhi is poised to offer an unforgettable experience to all attendees of the 17th ICCC in 2027, with its world-class conference facilities like Bharat Mandapam and Yashobhoomi, rich cultural heritage, and exceptional hospitality.

The National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) is an apex Research and Development organization under the administrative control of DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. NCCBM is dedicated to research, technology development & transfer, education & industrial services for cement, allied building materials & construction industries. With a proven track record of executing biennial NCB International Seminars/Conferences of similar magnitude, NCCBM is committed to ensuring a seamless and memorable experience for all participants from across the globe.

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