21st Exchange Meeting

Cement materials for radioactive waste management:
new insights and current RD&D programme

29 May 2017

13:30  Welcome
           Peter De Preter, director EIG EURIDICE

13:40  Introduction: Cement chemistry and cementitious materials
           Seif Ben Hadj Hassine and Erik Coppens (ONDRAF/NIRAS)

14:10  Conditioning of radioactive waste by cementation
           Erik Coppens and Seif Ben Hadj Hassine (ONDRAF/NIRAS)

14:40  Long-term durability of cementitious materials: degradation mechanisms
           Phung Quoc Tri (SCK•CEN)

15:10  Coffee break

15:30  Modelling of concrete structures: the role of cracks
           Janez Perko (SCK•CEN)

16:00  RD&D priorities on cement within the Belgian National Programme
           Xavier Sillen (ONDRAF/NIRAS)

16.30  Conclusions
           Peter De Preter, director EIG EURIDICE