Program overview

Welcome to the technical program of the BetonTage congress.

The congress language is German. Simultaneous interpretation into English will be provided for the first and second-day plenary sessions and the panels Structural precast 1 and From research to practice. The complete program in German you can find [here].

PLENARY 1

9:00
Opening of congress and exhibition

Getting certainty from the genes – New methods of genetic diagnostics pave the way to precision medicine
Dr. Dr. Saskia Biskup, CeGaT GmbH, Human Genetics Practice, Tübingen

Well meant – but well done, too? Thoughts on the sustainabilty of the German energy transition
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carl-Alexander Graubner, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Innovations secure our future – award of the 2018
Innovation Prize for Structural Concrete Products of the Supplier Industry

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Garrecht, University of Stuttgart

12:00 LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VISIT

Structural precast 1 – Built examples, technical concepts
Moderated by: Dipl.-Ing. Christian Drössler, German Association for Precast Concrete Construction, Bonn

14:00

EASTSITE Mannheim – Design and construction of sandwich façades from textile-reinforced concrete
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dominik Wirtgen, Fischer Architekten GmbH, Mannheim
Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Suttrop, Dreßler Bau GmbH, Aschaffenburg

Thermally optimized façade design of precast elements using the Design Atlas for Building Construction
Dr.-Ing. Tanja Skottke, Dortmund University of Technology

Do we need Mandate M/100? – An update on European regulations pertaining to structural precast elements
Dipl.-Ing. Mathias Tillmann, German Association for Precast Concrete Construction, Bonn

15:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:00

Multifunctional precast elements – “Smallhouse IV” large-scale demonstrator
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Pahn, Dipl.-Ing. Christian Caspari, Kaiserslautern University of Technology

Modern concretes for precast bridges – State of the art in Germany and internationally
Prpf. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Oliver Fischer, Nicholas Schramm, M. Sc., Technical University of Munich

Development of CFRP-prestressed, modular footbridges from carbon-reinforced concrete
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Josef Hegger, Sophia Perse, M. Sc., Dr.-Ing. Norbert Will, RWTH Aachen University

PLENARY 2

9:00

BIM – an opportunity for the construction industry?!
Dipl.-Ing. Markus Landgraf, Ed. Züblin AG, Stuttgart

BIM and precast elements – Hands-on report of a designer and producer
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Volker Koch, Beton-Fertigteil-Union GmbH & Co. KG, Schramberg

1 + 1 + 1 = 4: Added BIMvalue for concrete construction and precast elements
Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Teizer, Vollack Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsruhe

10:30 COFFEE BREAK

11:00

Guest country Australia

Precast concrete in Australia: producers, products, projects
Sarah Bachmann, National Precast Association, Adelaide

Australian Institute of Architects: 41X Building and more
Architecture and design with precast concrete

Adrian Stanic, Lyons Architects, Melbourne

Precast production and realization
George Spiropoulos, Euro Precast, Melbourne

12:00 LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VISIT

PANEL 5

From research to practice
Moderated by: Dr.-Ing. Christoph Müller, VDZ gGmbH, Düsseldorf

14:00

The new DAfStb Guideline on ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC)

  • Part 1: Concrete technology and execution
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Schmidt, University of Kassel
    Dr.-Ing. Christoph Alfes, German Committee for Structural Concrete, Berlin

  • Part 2: Design and construction
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Torsten Leutbecher, University of Siegen

Innovative plasticizers for thermally activated (calcined) clays
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Johann Plank, Technical University of Munich, Garching

Stainless prestressing steel grades – The solution of choice for prestressed concrete structures subject to chloride exposure
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. h.c. Ulf Nürnberger, Dr.-Ing. Thomas Rauscher,
University of Stuttgart

15:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:00

Clinker out, limestone dust in! – Predicting the shrink behavior of concrete containing limestone-based green cements
Dr.-Ing. Moien Rezvani, Dr.-Ing. Tilo Proske, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carl-Alexander Graubner, Darmstadt University of Technology

Custom true-to-scale structural component tests – Potentials for the precast industry
Dr.-Ing. Vincent Oettel, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Empelmann, Dr.-Ing. Alex-W. Gutsch,
Braunschweig University of Technology