A two-day national conference on pre-engineered and pre-cast concrete structures, ‘Pepscon 2014’, will be held in the Taj Deccan Hotel, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, on April 4 and 5, a press release from the Pre-engineered Structures Society of India informed.

The conference will discuss various types of pre-engineered structures such as prefab structural steel, pre-stressed concrete, pre-engineered sandwich panels, and glue-laminated timber structures, apart from applications of pre-cast concrete construction in housing and commercial sectors, cost aspects of setting up units, and availability of trained skilled labour, the note said.