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April, 25-29






Call for abstracts

& Abstracts submission starts 

Abstracts submission ends 

Authors notification

(Oral & poster selections)

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(Oral & poster selections)

PPT submission 

(Oral selections)

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Authors instructions

By submitting an abstract, each author agrees to present the accepted contribution (oral or poster) and to register to the event (one registration is required for each accepted paper).



Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentation. Posters will be introduced in dedicated “flash presentation” sessions.

Abstract: limited to 1 page including tables, figures and references

Extended abstract: 2 to 4 pages, required after the first review process for all accepted oral and poster presentations.

Poster: A0 format that you must print out. A display panel will be made available onsite.


Abstracts content and selection process

The content of the abstract must address one of the 6 topics of the symposium: 

  1. Methods of production of cement-waste forms

  2. Physico-chemical processes occurring in cement-waste forms at early age

  3. Emerging and alternative cementitious systems

  4. Influence of internal factors on long-term properties of cement-waste packages

  5. Influence of external factors on long term properties of cement-waste packages and cement barriers

  6. Monitoring of cemented waste packages and cement barriers

The selection in oral and poster sessions will process the relevance of the subject with the aforementioned topics. Sufficient details must be included in the abstract for reviewing.


Symposium topic-lines and sessions

The definitive symposium topic-lines and related sessions will be specified after the peer-review.



All submissions must be in English.


Author responsibility

It is the responsibility of the author to get all internal reviews and institution approvals prior submission.



The extended abstracts will be published in the proceedings of the symposium.



The abstract must be submitted in pdf format. 

It is the author’s responsibility to check the pdf version of the abstract to ensure proper final use (in particular check the “embed all fonts” option).