Performance Based Rehabilitation of Reinforced

Concrete Structures - CONREPNET Conference

On behalf of Thematic Network CONREPNET and Czech Concrete Society we have a pleasure to invite you to the second open conference on Performance Based Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures in Prague, CZ, on 23, June, 2005.

The conference will present the first results of the Thematic Network CONREPNET, which was launched in September 2002. CONREPNET is a four years programme partly funded by EC under the FP5 Programme "Competitive and Sustainable Growth".

The scope of the conference will encompass different aspects of rehabilitation of reinforced concrete structures:


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.

Date and Venue

The Conference will take place on Thursday 23 June 2005 at Masarykova kolej, Thakurova 1, Prague 6, Czech Republic.
We are looking forward to see you in Prague.



The official language of the Conference is English.


Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is a city with over a thousand-year history.

It is said that Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. In recent years, Prague has become a top tourist destination and has been recognised by UNESCO as a gem of the world's cultural heritage. It has been created by some of Europe's greatest architects and artists. Its bridges, cathedrals, and statues are renowned worldwide.

Cultural life in Prague is very rich - world-famous festivals, prestigious exhibitions, theatres and film shows, concerts and other events are held there all year round.



- prebooked hotels and their reduced rates

HotelSingle roomDouble roomWeb site
Crowne Plaza****186 EUR208 EURPlease use for room booking website and write "CONREPNET" into the question's window.
Maria Prag****142 EUR174 EUR
Julis***122 EUR166 EUR
Central***99 EUR132 EUR
Adalbert***78 EUR112 EUR
Olympik Tristar***66 EUR88 EURAll the hotels are pre-booked till 23 May 2005.
Masarykova kolej***55 EUR78 EUR

Performance Based Rehabilitation of Reinforced

Concrete Structures - CONREPNET Conference

Thursday 23, June, 2005
08:30 - 8:45Registration & Coffee
Chair: Dr Stuart Matthews, Building Research Establishment (UK)
Dr Vaclav Vimmr, STU-K (CZ) & Prof Jan L. Vitek, Czech Concrete Society
Thematic Network CONREPNET
09:00An Overview of the TN CONREPNET
Dr Stuart Matthews, Building Research Establishment Limited (UK)
09:15Performance of Past Repairs
Prof Graham Tilly, Gifford & Partners (UK)
09:40Current Practice
Mr Josse Jacobs, Belgian Building Research Institute (B)
10:00Towards a Performance Based Approach
Dr Vaclav Vimmr, STU-K (CZ)
10:25Methodology for Monitoring and Assessing Performance
Dr Carmen Andrade and Dr Isabel Martinez Sierra, Instituto de Ciencias de la Construccion "Eduardo Torroja" (E)
11:00Coffee Break
1504 Concrete Repair Standard
11:20Overview of 1504 Concrete Repair Standard
Dr Hywel Davies, Hywel Davies Consultancy (UK)
European Approaches to Concrete Repair and Some Recent Advances/Innovations
13:00Repairs to Highway and Roads Related Structures
Mr David Sharpe, Glasgow City Council Land Services (UK)
13:30Structural Integrity of Deteriorated and Repaired Concrete Structures
Dr Geir Horrigmoe, Norut Teknologi AS (N)
13:55Corrosion Risks After Patch Repairs to Concrete
Prof David Cleland, Queen's University (UK)
14:20Some Aspects to be Considered When Replacing a Damaged Concrete Cover With a New Cover
Dr Manouchehr Hassanzadeh, Lund Institute of Technology (SE) and
Dr Mårten Janz, CBI (SE)
14:45Coffee break
15:05EU-project REHABCON - Strategy for Maintenance and Rehabilitation in Concrete Structures:
The Use of the Repair Index Method as a Tool for the Selection of the Most Suitable Repair Option
Dr Carmen Andrade, Instituto de Ciencias de la Construccion "Eduardo Torroja" (E)
15:30The Use of Pavix CCC100 as a Reinforced Concrete Impregnate and as an Alternative to Silane
Prof Laurie Boswell, City University (UK)
15:55Innovation in Repair Techniques
Mr Mike E. Threadgold, FFB, FInstSMM, Degussa Construction Chemicals (UK)
16:20Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures Built in the Soviet Time Along with Correction of Their Constructing Mistakes
Dr Vikis P. Oleka, Vilniaus Miestprojektas (LT)

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