GRCA Congress GRC2023, London, UK


The International Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete Association (GRCA) is pleased to announce that the 18th International Congress of the GRCA was successfully held on:
  9 to 12 May 2023
  Congress Centre
  28 Great Russell Street
  London WC1B 3LS
  United Kingdom.

GRCA Congress Participants:

The GRCA Congress GRC2023 will be of interest to anyone involved in the design, specification, manufacture and use of glassfibre reinforced concrete (GRC / GFRC), including those who would like to know more about this exciting and versatile product.

GRCA Congress GRC2023 Format:

  • Congress GRC2023 was held over 9 to 12 May 2023.
  • Welcome Reception.
      Held on the evening of Tuesday 09 May 2023.
  • Congress Events.
      Took place from 9.00 am to late afternoon on Wednesday 10 May & Thursday 11 May 2023.
  • Key-Note Speeches.
      Including: "GRCA Chair" address, "Crossrail Project", "Centre for Window and Cladding Technology" address & "Engineering in 2050".
  • Daily Paper Presentations:
      All Papers presented at the Congress GRC2023 are available to download here >>>
  • "Meet the Architects".
      Took place during the morning of Friday 12 May 2023. 
  • Full Partner Programme was available, see below.
  • Closing Gala Dinner, with GRCA GRC Awards Presentation.
      Held on the evening of Thursday 11 May 2023
    at "The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn", London, WC1R.

GRCA Congress GRC2023 Programme & Papers:

The overall programme for the GRCA Congress GRC2023, included a full programme of daily presentations of Papers by authors from both inside and outside of the worldwide GRC industry.
All Congress GRC2023 Papers are available to download,
and presentations are available to view on-line, here >>>

"Architecture using Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete":

The morning session on Friday 12 May featured short presentations on GRC projects specifically designed for Architects.

Partner Programme:

The Delegates' Partners enjoyed a full programme of alternative events, for those not involved in the main Congress programme.

This included an exciting day on 10 May, seeing major sights around London including Buckingham Palace, St Pauls Cathedral, The Shard etc. and hearing a little of the history. There was a lunch break at Covent Garden Piazza, which was once London’s fruit and vegetable market but is now a pretty piazza filled with boutique shops and cafes. It often has live singers, market stalls and street acrobats.

GRCA 2023 GRC Awards:

The GRCA  2023 GRC Awards were presented during the Gala Dinner. Categories for the Awards included:
• Category 1: Best use of GRC in a new build project with classical architectural design.
• Category 2: Best use of GRC in a new build project with contemporary architectural design.
• Category 3: Best use of GRC in a Renovation project.
• Category 4: Best Non-Architectural Landscaping GRC application/product.
• Category 5: Best Engineering GRC application/product.
• Category 6: Best GRC Innovation Award.
• Category 7: GRCA Congress Award.
All of the GRCA 2023 GRC Awards case studies are now available to view on-line here >>>

The GRCA Congress GRC2023 was sponsored by:
Atlas Certification Logo BB fiberbeton GRC2023 sponsor Construction Fixing Systems GRC2023 Sponsor EPS GRC2023 sponsor Fibre Technologies International GRC2023 sponsor  Guard Industrie GRC2023 sponsor  Ibstock Telling GRC GRC2023 sponsor Nippon Electric Glass GRC 2023 sponsor   Owens Corning GRC2023 sponsor   Tongchuang Logo

Any Questions?

If you have any further questions on any aspects of the GRCA Congress GRC2023, then please contact the GRCA on

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