The 13th Canadian Masonry Symposium celebrates 41 years of Canadian and International masonry research cooperation and dissemination. The CMS is Canada’s eminent gathering for masonry related technical topics and fields of inquiry and attracts national and international experts on the design, construction, behavior, and performance of all things masonry. Come join us and other masonry focused researchers, students and designers for the 13th CMS in 2017, and the first CMS, in Nova Scotia on Canada’s picturesque East Coast.

Topics include:
• Historic Masonry Preservation
• Masonry Related Assemblage and Material Testing
• Case Studies of Masonry Applications and Design
• Masonry Shear Walls and Lateral Load Resisting Systems
• Design and Behaviour of Masonry Structures
• Response of Building Elements to Dynamic and Static Loads
• Numerical Modelling and Simulation of Masonry
• Energy and Building Science
• Masonry Wall System Performance and Detailing
• Design and Behaviour of Infill and Partition Walls
• Masonry Structure Response to Extreme Events
• Environmental Impact Mitigation and Sustainability
• Development, Application and Impacts of Codes and Standards
• Manufacturing and Product Innovation
• Jobsite Issues and Management
• Building Information Modelling
• Lifecycle and Project Costing