||Recent developments in the study and manipulation of materials and processes at the nanoscale offer the exciting prospect of producing new macro materials, properties and products. The construction industry will inevitably be a beneficiary of these nanotech developments. This conference will cover the impact of nanotechnology on the construction industry. It includes an analysis of nano-applications in concrete, steel, refractories, glass, coatings, and the environment. Construction industry experts will reveal their opinions on the uptake of nanotechnology by the industry, where research and development is heading and what is needed to achieve these goals.