Plenary keynote lecturers

Professor Surendra P Shah
Northwestern McCormick School of Engineering

Topic: Nanotechnology and Sustainability of Cement Based Materials

Professor Karen Scrivener
Construction Materials Laboratory LMC, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL

Topic: Roadmap of development and application of sustainable materials

Jannie S.J. van Deventer, PhD
Zeobond Pty Ltd – Geopolymer & Alkali-activated Technology

Topic: Alkali-activated technology – from laboratory to real scale application

Jens Laustsen, MArch
Coordinator of the Concerted Action on Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Topic: CA EPBD supporting transition towards NZEB buildings

Professor Kei-ichi Imamoto
Tokyo University of Science

Topic: Field survey on re-bar corrosion of carbonated existing concrete buildings in Japan

André Orcesi, PhD
Testing and modelling for civil and urban engineering (EMGCU), Materials and Structures Department

Topic: Designing and managing structures in a life-cycle perspective

Professor John Dalsgaard Sørensen
Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University

Topic: Probabilistic design of wind turbine concrete components subject to fatigue

PD Dr. rer. nat. Ernst Niederleithinger
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)

Topic: Ultrasonic monitoring of structural concrete elements

Predrag L. Popovic, S.E., P.E.
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Topic: Practical Applications of Non-Destructive Testing in Assessment and Repairs of Structures

Session keynote lecturers

Professor Mark Bomberg
McMaster University, Hamilton

Topic: A path to Near zero energy buildings in the future

Professor Emeritus David W. Yarbrough
R&D Services Inc.

Topic:  From log houses to Near zero energy buildings