It is a pleasure to invite you to the Conference on Durable Concrete for Infrastructure under Severe Conditions in the framework of the LORCENIS project from 10th to 11th of September 2019, in Ghent, Belgium.

Conference on Durable Concrete for Infrastructure under Severe Conditions

The LORCENIS project deals with the development of long lasting reinforced concrete involving customized protection, repair and self-diagnosis methodologies for cost-efficient operation and service life extension. Looking forward to welcome you in Ghent.

Conference Topics

  • Smart concrete admixtures, internal curing, self-sealing, self-healing, carbon based fillers, nanofibers, nanotubes, layered double hydroxides, nano- and microcapsules, self-healing polymers for concrete
  • Effects of smart admixtures on fresh and hardened concrete properties
  • Modelling and service life prediction of concrete in extreme conditions
  • Durability of infrastructure in the energy sector
  • Durability and sustainability of tailor-made concrete in extreme conditions
    • Extreme thermal gradients
    • Ice impact
    •  Corrosion
    • Freeze-thaw
    • Deep-sea
    • Mechanical fatigue
    • Acid attack

For more information, see  the leaflet.


Registration will be open soon.

Questions regarding the conference can be emailed


Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent - Belgium

Please make your hotel bookings as soon as possible due to busy activities in September in Ghent, see hotel list.

Conference organization

Partners of LORCENIS project

Call for abstracts

Authors willing to present a paper at the conference are kindly invited to submit a 300 word abstract (Template) in accordance with the themes and topics before December 20, 2018 through e-mail to Authors of accepted abstracts are encouraged to submit a 2/4-page paper according to the format to be announced on the website.

Important dates

20 December 2018  Abstract submission
28 February 2019  Abstract acceptance notification
15 May 2019  Extended abstract submission
15 May 2019  Early bird registration
10-11 September 2019 Conference