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 Resource scarcity and saving – Application-oriented research for concrete and From research to practice. The complete program in German you can find [here].

PLENARY 1

9:00
Opening of congress and exhibition

Instigating change while success lasts
Dr. Peter Kreuz, Förster & Kreuz GmbH, Heidelberg

Rethinking building with concrete – Innovation and change of a construction method
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald S. Müller, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Innovations secure our future – award of the 2019
Innovation Prize for Structural Concrete Products of the Supplier Industry

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

12:00 LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VISIT

PANEL 1: Resource scarcity and saving – Application-oriented research for concrete
Moderated by Dr.-Ing. Christoph Müller, VDZ gGmbH, Düsseldorf

14:00

Fast forward into the future: Construction materials without coal and steel? (Part 1)

Cements of the future – which materials can we use?
Dr.-Ing. Christoph Müller, VDZ gGmbH, Düsseldorf

Recycled crushed sand as a main constituent of cement
Dipl.-Ing. Katrin Severins, VDZ gGmbH, Düsseldorf

Insights into the very early nucleation and crystallization of C-S-H
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Johann Plank, Technical University of Munich, Garching

15:30 KAFFEEPAUSE

16:00

Fast forward into the future: Construction materials without coal and steel? (Part 2)

Resource-efficient green concretes with limestone dust
Dr.-Ing. Moien Rezvani, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carl-Alexander Graubner, Dr.-Ing. Tilo Proske, Darmstadt University of Technology

Innovative precast elements made from secondary raw materials – Report on the ScRaMCo EU research project
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Glock, Molham Kassoum, M. Sc., Kasem Maryamh, M. Sc., Kaiserslautern University of Technology

Concrete without cement – Geopolymer concrete for precast construction
Dr.-Ing. Stephan Uebachs, Brameshuber + Uebachs INGENIEURE GmbH, Aachen

PLENARY 2

9:00

Construction industry and prefabrication – Potentials of serial construction
Dipl.-Ing. Peter Hübner, Federation of the German Construction Industry, Berlin

Modular construction using smart concrete
Hermann Stegink, Solid.box GmbH, Heek

From dull prefab blocks to sophisticated architecture – Serial housing construction with precast elements: Steinzeugpark Bretten
Peter Harsch, M. A., Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Arch. Sven Battenhausen, Harsch Bau GmbH & Co. KG, Bretten

10:30 COFFEE BREAK

11:00

Guest country Russia

Construction and construction materials industry in Russia – Current state and development trends
Dr. Eduard Bolshakov, ALIT Group and Russian Union of Builders for Cement. Concrete. Dry Mixtures, St. Petersburg

New housing construction in Russia – Current projects and prospects

Construction of the Western High Speed Diameter motorway in Saint Petersburg
PhD Denis Gerchin, Scientific Research and Design Institute of Transport Infrastructure, St. Petersburg

12:00 LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VISIT

PANEL 5

From research to practice
Moderated by Dr.-Ing. Udo Wiens,
German Committee for Structural Concrete, Berlin

14:00

Update on research into carbon-reinforced concrete: Environmentally friendly, recyclable and easy to use
Dr.-Ing. Frank Schladitz, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E. h. Manfred Curbach, Dresden University of Technology

Structural and deformation behavior of precast carbon-reinforced concrete beams in large-scale tests
Jan Bielak, M. Sc., Prof. Dr.-Ing. Josef Hegger, RWTH Aachen University

Knowledge transfer in the construction industry – New products for urban structures
Dr.-Ing. Udo Wiens, German Committee for Structural Concrete, Berlin

3D concrete printing – Requirements for raw materials and materials testing
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Viktor Mechtcherine, Venkatesh Naidu Nerella, M. Sc., Dresden University of Technology

15:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:00

Reinforced concrete components manufactured in the SC3DP (Shotcrete 3D-Printing) process: Merging material efficiency with cost effectiveness
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Kloft, Braunschweig University of Technology, iTE

Concrete printing – Architectural design freedom lies in the detail
Daniel Nyman, M. Eng., Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Breit, Kaiserslautern University of Technology