The Concrete Institute of Australia will conduct a Research Forum aimed at bringing together researchers, industry and Government in a first for this industry. It will hold a two day forum in Sydney on 10 & 11 July. Over 80 people or organisations have been invited to attend, including the ASCP. The 2 day forum will consist of a series of addresses and workshop sessions. It is sponsored by KPMG who are also providing their conference facilities and dinner for the delegates. This forum coincides with the release of the first issue of a new magazine by the Concrete Institute. This magazine will be issued bianually and will contain peer reviewed research reports.