Keynote Speakers/Topics




Keynote Speakers/Topics

Prof. Paulo Monteiro


Advances in characterization methods and modelling
Multiscale Characterization of Cementitious Systems: Recent Advances in Imaging, Scattering, Spectroscopy and Machine Learning-based Approaches
Prof. Kimberly Kurtis


Advances in characterization methods and modelling
Multiscale Characterization of Cementitious Systems: Recent Advances in Imaging, Scattering, Spectroscopy and Machine Learning-based Approaches
Prof. Karen Scrivener


Advances in hydration chemistry
Hydration kinetics
Prof. Thomas Matschei


Advances in hydration chemistry
Thermodynamics for hydration
Prof. Dr. Ueli Angst


Durability and reactive transport
Steel corrosion in concrete – Achilles‘ heel for sustainable concrete?
Prof. Klaartje de Weerdt


Durability and reactive transport
Understanding chloride ingress in concrete
Prof. Ruben Snellings


Enhancing clinker substitution/SCMs
Future and emerging supplementary cementitious materials
Prof. Mohsen Ben Haha


Enhancing clinker substitution/SCMs
Low clinker systems: towards a rational use of SCMS for optimal performance
Bruno Huet


Enhancing clinker substitution/SCMs
Low clinker systems: towards rational uses of SCMs for optimal performance
Prof. Stuart Smith


Future of the construction
Inspiration from construction engineers and designers
Prof. Martin Schneider


New dimensions in clinker production
Cement plants of tomorrow
Prof. Alexander Pisch


New dimensions in clinker production
Clinkers for low CO2 cements: thermodynamic aspects and process implications
Prof. Robert Flatt


New findings in admixture and rheology
Chemical Admixtures: Basic Principles and Blended Cements
Prof. Nicolas Roussel


New findings in admixture and rheology
Rheophysics of fresh cement based materials: recent advances and new open debates
Prof. Caijun Shi


New low carbon cements and carbonatable binders
Focus on carbonatable binders/CCU
Prof. Maciej Zajac


New low carbon cements and carbonatable binders
Mechanisms of CO2 mineralization by cementitious materials and of their reactivity in new cement formulations
Prof. Ippei Maruyama


New low carbon cements and carbonatable binders
Mechanisms of CO2 mineralization by cementitious materials and of their reactivity in new cement formulations
Prof. Fazhou Wang


New low carbon cements and carbonatable binders
Recent Progress on Carbonatable Binders
Prof. Stacia Van Zetten


New technology for quality concrete
AI-New technology in concrete plants
Prof. Sui Tongbo


New technology for quality concrete
The Digitization Work of Smart Cement Plant in China
Prof. Tong Rui


New technology for quality concrete
The Digitization Work of Smart Cement Plant in China
Prof. Christoph Mueller


Standardization of cement and concrete
How standards support decarbonization and resource efficiency of cement and concrete in Europe
Prof. Larry Sutter


Standardization of cement and concrete
Progress towards sustainability through performance-based standards and specifications
Prof. Doug Hooton


Standardization of cement and concrete
Progress towards sustainability through performance-based standards and specifications
Prof. Julia Stegemann


Sustainability circular economy, waste processing, and recycling
Challenges and opportunities for a circular economy for cement and concrete
Prof. Chi Sun Poon


Sustainability circular economy, waste processing, and recycling
Total Recycling of Concrete Waste using Accelerated Carbonation