ICCX Middle East 2018 - Conference Program

25 - 26 November 2018, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

25.11. - Advantage Concrete – Building The Middle East

12:00 - 12:30 Eng. Khaled Awad ae United Arab Emirates Significance of Gulf Building Codes and certification systems for official bodies and project developers
12:30 - 13:00 Speaker - tbc   Advantages of precast concrete building structures - recent projects from The Middle East
13:00 - 13:30 Dr. Sherif Yehia ae United Arab Emirates Smart materials for civil engineering applications: challenges and needs
13:30 - 14:00 Prof. Baris Binici tr Turkey Utilization of desert sand to produce high strength aggregates for structural concrete applications

25.11. - Materials, Precast Concrete Design, Construction

15:30 - 16:00 Prof. Johann Plank de Germany New developments in admixtures for precast and ready-mix concrete
16:00 - 16:30 Prof. Frank Dehn de Germany New knowledge on the high-temperature behaviour of concrete
16:30 - 17:00 Frank Altmann ae United Arab Emirates How to deal with challenges resulting from pozzolan requirements for precast concrete in the UAE
17:00 - 17:30 Eng. Khaled Awad ae United Arab Emirates Gulf Building Code

26.11. - Concrete Block and Pavement Technology – Practical Aspects

12:00 - 12:30 Prof. Hans Beushausen za South Africa Durability of concrete pavers
12:30 - 13:00 Dr. Kais Mehiri ae France Concrete vibration using sound waves – from research to practice
13:00 - 13:30 Speaker tbc   Alternative binder/admixture solution for concrete products – economic and ecological advantages

26.11. - Infrastructure – Projects, Design, Production

15:30 - 16:00 Franz Wirth Germany Germany Modular and fully automated production process for free-form concrete formwork in building construction based on technical waxes
16:00 - 16:30 Prof. Amin Akhnoukh United States of America United States of America Accelerated bridge construction using high performance concrete
16:30 - 17:00 Prof. Nguyen Viet Tue and Michael Huß Austria Austria Development of a new steel fibre for application in concrete segments
17:00 - 17:30 Prof. Fouad H. Fouad United States of America United States of America Innovations in concrete pole design - unique applications including smart poles