The conference is designed to bring researchers and practitioners together to exchange the latest ideas, knowledge, and tools to build the future of concrete construction as it relates to design, construction and manufacturing of self-consolidating concrete. Retrieved from " https: The conference will take place May , , in Washington D. In everyday terms, when poured, SCC is an extremely fluid mix with the following distinctive practical features — it flows very easily within and around the formwork , can flow through obstructions and around corners "passing ability" , is close to self-levelling although not actually self-levelling , does not require vibration or tamping after pouring, and follows the shape and surface texture of a mold or form very closely once set. It is defined as a concrete mix that can be placed purely by means of its own weight, with little or no vibration.