Concrete Repair - Solution or Problem?

On behalf of Thematic Network CON REP NET and Instituto de Ciencias de la Construccion "Eduardo Torroja" we have a pleasure to invite you to the special seminar on CONCRETE REPAIR - SOLUTION OR PROBLEM?

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SPEAKERS

The speakers represent leading European research organisations, repair specialists and consultants. During the day you have an opportunity to ask questions and discuss with the experts among others:

Attendance

The Conference is intended for representatives of the entire supply chain concerning maintenance and rehabilitation of concrete structures including asset owners, planners, contractors, material suppliers, consultants, repair specialists, researchers, students etc.

ACCOMODATION

See: http://www.ietcc.csic.es/english/index.htm.

Venue

The Seminar will take place at Instituto de Ciencias de la Construccion "Eduardo Torroja" c/ Serrano Galvache, s/n, 28033 Madrid, Spain. How to find the venue see: http://www.ietcc.csic.es/english/index.htm or map.

Language

The official language of the Conference is English. Simultaneous translation into Spanish will be available.

THEMATIC NETWORK CON REP NET

CON REP NET (Thematic Network on Performance Based Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures) is a four years programme (2002-2006) partly funded by EC under the FP5 Programme "Competitive and Sustainable Growth". CON REP NET seeks to improve the performance of rehabilitated concrete structures by looking to the past, at the current and to future circumstances. The primary objectives of the network are to: promote the adoption of good industry practices focussed on delivering durable rehabilitation of concrete structures and facilitate the transfer of knowledge through the supply chain and from research to practice.



Concrete Repair - Solution or Problem

3 November 2005

Programme

08:30 - 08:45Registration & Coffee
09:00WELCOME,Prof Carmen Andrade, Instituto de Ciencias de la Construccion "Eduardo Torroja" (E)
09:15WHAT’S WRONG: CONCRETE REPAIR - SOLUTION OR PROBLEM? Dr Stuart Matthews, Building Research Establishment Limited (UK)
09:45PERFORMANCE OF PAST REPAIRS, Prof Graham Tilly, Gifford & Partners (UK)
10:10CURRENT INDUSTRY PRACTICE, RESEARCH AND REPAIR, Mr Josse Jacobs, Belgian Building Research Institute (B)
10:35Coffee Break
10:50CURRENT BEST PRACTICE: ASSESSMENT, INSPECTION AND MONITORING Dr Stuart Matthews, Building Research Establishment Limited (UK)
11:20CASE HISTORY: DO CORROSION INHIBITORS AND SURFACE TREATMENTS WORK? Dr John Morlidge, Building Research Establishment Limited (UK)
11:35CASE HISTORY: CATHODIC PROTECTION AND SACRIFICIAL ANODES, Paul Lambert (UK)
11:50CASE HISTORY: EXPERIENCES WITH REPAIR METHODS, Freyssinet Spain
12:05CASE HISTORY: SUCCESSFUL INNOVATIONS IN CONCRETE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR CASE HISTORY: ISSUES ON POST TENSIONING AND DURABILITY Prof Graham Tilly, Gifford & Partners (UK)
12:20Coffee Break
12:35Discussion
13:00PRESENTATION OF THE MANUAL REPCOR, Rüdiger Spengler and Gema Pérez, GEOCISA (E)
13:45Lunch
15:15METHODOLOGY FOR MONITORING AND ASSESSING PERFORMANCE Prof Carmen Andrade and Dr Isabel Martinez Sierra, Instituto de Ciencias de la Construccion "Eduardo Torroja" (E)
15:45TOWARDS A PERFORMANCE BASED APPROACH, Dr Vaclav Vimmr, STU-K (CZ)
16:15SOME EXPERIENCES OF REPAIR IN SPAIN, "Case History: repair of concrete cooling towers, special requirements and several projects" Ramón Martínez, Sika (E)
16:45LESSONS FROM THE PAST, LOOKING TO THE FUTURE, Mr Jean-Philippe Fuzier, Freyssinet International (F)
17:00CONCLUSIONS
17:15END


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