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35th Annual Cement and Concrete Science Conference
Location: Aberdeen, UK
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Start date: 17-06-09
End date:  - 19-06-09

Title: The Fred Glasser Cement Science Symposium

Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

17th – 19th June, 2009
Kings College Conference Centre
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen Scotland, UK


Fred Glasser will celebrate his 80th birthday in May, 2009. To celebrate this and in recognition of his outstanding contribution to cement science, a conference over three-days will be held in Aberdeen, the scope of which will embrace six key themes in which he has made significant impact.

Theme 1

Cement Clinker

Theme 2

Novel Cement Systems (Sustainability)

Theme 3

Hydration & Durability

Theme 4

Thermodynamic Modelling

Theme 5

Cements for Waste Management

Theme 6

Hydrate Characterisation

Although themes will be introduced by invited speakers, facilitators will ensure that ample time and opportunity is made available for discussion amongst all delegates. A limited number of posters will be accepted within the themes identified. These will be displayed for the duration of the conference and discussed during a formal poster session.

This Symposium is endorsed by the American Ceramic Society (

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Download the final programme [PDF]

17th June, 2009 (evening)

Opening Lecture
(speaker: Prof. K. Scrivener, EPFL) followed by evening reception and buffet.

18th June, 2009

Sessions 1 – 4
Poster Session
Conference Dinner (speaker: Prof. F. Young)

19th June, 2009

Sessions 5-6
Closing Lecture (speaker: M. Tschudin, Holcim)
Lunch and departure


Organising Committee

Donald Macphee, University of Aberdeen
Eric Lachowski, University of Aberdeen
Karen Scrivener, EPFL
Barbara Lothenbach, EMPA

Thomas Matschei, Holcim
Ellis Gartner, Lafarge
Jørgen Skibsted, University of Aarhus
Leon Black, University of Leeds



This conference is sponsored by