Keynote Speakers

Keynote A1: Prof. Karen Scrivener
EPFL, Switzerland
Title: Hydration of Portland cement


Keynote D1: Prof. Zongjin Li
University of Macao, China
Title: Application of new concrete processes and materials


Keynote A2: Prof. Harald Justnes
SINTEF, Norway
Title: Performance of SCMs – Chemical and physical principles


Keynote A3: Prof. Caijun Shi
Hunan University, China
Title: On the setting and hardening control of alkali-activated slag cements


Keynote A4: Dr. Jan van Dam
Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
Title: Biobased building materials



Keynote C1: Prof. Shinichi Igarashi
Kanazawa University, Japan
Title: Techniques for analyzing microstructures


Keynote B1: Prof. Herbert Pöllmann
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Title: Natural and artificial Pozzolanes – Industrial residues and natural supplementary materials


Keynote D2: Prof. Peiyu Yan
Tsinghua University, China
Title: Use of Supplementary Cementitious Materials to Manufacture High Performance Concrete


Keynote C4: Dr. Wolfram Schmidt
BAM, Berlin
Title: Bio-based admixtures


Keynote B4: Prof. Zhonghe Shui
Wuhan University of Technology, China
Title: Cementitious materials for marine structures


Keynote D4: Prof. Christoph Gehlen
TU Munich, Germany
Title: Specification of building materials for in service durability


Keynote C2: Prof. Jørgen Skibsted
Aarhus University, Denmark
Title: Portland cement – SCM blends insights from solid-state NMR spectroscopy


Keynote C3: Prof. Alexander Van Herk
A-STAR, Singapore
Title: Functional coatings for building materials


Keynote B2: Prof. Mirja Illikainen
University of Oulu, Finland
Title: Utilization of waste and residues in building materials



Keynote B3: Dr. Mohammed Sonebi
Queen’s University, Great Britain
Title: Natural fibers in building materials



Keynote D3: Prof. Mark Tyrer
Coventry University, Great Britain
Title: Energy Efficiency of building materials