Opening Speech

Progress of the Cement Chemistry – the Last Hundred Years and Next
Mr. Fred Glasser 


1. Process Technology and Clinker Chemistry

  • The Cement Industry on the way to a low carbon industry
    Mr. Martin Schneider
  • Alternative Fuels to Clinker Properties
    Mr. Anjan Chatterjee

2. Hydration, Structure and Thermodynamics of Portland Cements

  • Overview
    Mrs. Karen Scrivener
  • Thermodynamics
    Mrs. Barbara Lothenbach
  • Microstructure and its characterization
    Mr. Paulo Monteiro

3. Supplementary Cementitious Materials (SCMs)

  • Overview
    Mrs. Maria Juenger
  • Characterization of SCMs reaction
    Mr. Jørgen Skibsted
  • Fly ashes and granulated blast furnace slag
    Mr. Zbigniew Giergiczny

4. Other Binders and their Application

  • Overwiev
    Mr. Caijun Shi, Mr. John Provis
  • Hybrid Cements
    Mr. Angel Palomo
  • Yeelimite – Belite binders
    Mr. Mohsen Ben Haha

5. Chemical Admixtures and Fresh Concrete (Fresh and Hardened Concrete)

  • Overview
    Mr. Liu Jiaping
  • Rheological Properties of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete
    Mr. Kamal Khayat
  • Concrete in 3D printing would allow
    Mr. Robert Flatt
  • Early age concrete properties
    Mr. Ippei Maruyama
  • Rheology and modelling
    Mr. Nicolas Roussel

6. Concrete Durability

  • Overview
    Mr. Mike Thomas
  • Modelling and service life prediction
    Mr. Mark Alexander
  • Cracking and chloride migration
    Mr. Kefei Li
  • Concrete as a sink of carbon dioxide
    Mr. Ronny Andersson
  • Durability of concrete in infrastructure
    Mr. Jason Weiss

7. Testing Methods – Standardization and New Approach

  • Cement standardization
    Mr. Doug Hooton
  • Concrete Performance in Concrete Standards
    Mr. Vanderley John
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