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Programme


OPENING
 

  • Welcome
    Christian Knell, President of VDZ
     
  • The decarbonisation of concrete design -  what we need from the cement and concrete sector
    Paul Astle, Ramboll
     
  • The role of SCMs in tomorrows cement and concrete
    Henrik Möller, Schwenk
     
  • Closing the material and CO₂ loop of concrete
    Jan Skocek, Heidelberg Materials
     
  • Grinding – state of the art and beyond
    Karl-Heinz Boes, Holcim / Stefan Seeman, VDZ
     
  • The carbon capture value chain
    Kristina Fleiger, VDZ


DECARBONISATION THROUGH CARBON CAPTURE
 

  • The role of CCS
    Katherine Romanak, University of Texas
     
  • Experiences from carbon capture projects at Holcim
    Laurent Seyler / Michael Weihrauch, Holcim
     
  • CCUS – lessons learned at CRH
    John Glynn, CRH
     
  • Catch4climate project - the first of its kind pure oxyfuel pilot plant
    Tobias Kaschke, CI4C Consortium
     
  • IFESTOS: lessons learned so far
    Faidon Prokopios, Titan
     
  • The Rohrdorfer race to Net Zero cement production
    Helmut Leibinger / Christopher Ehrenberg, Rohrdorfer


DECARBONISATION THROUGH PROCESS DEVELOPMENT
 

  • Net Zero decarbonisation levers: global status and outlook
    Claude Lorea, GCCA
     
  • Sinoma - its future cement plant
    Sui Tongbo, Sinoma
     
  • Meca-clay, a promising alternative technology to activate any clay as SCM
    Luc Rudowski, thyssenkrupp Polysius
     
  • Industrial experience of the Vicat Group in the production of calcined clays
    François Avet, Vicat
     
  • Clinker Micronisation – CO₂ emissions reduction by enhancing the grinding process
    Nestor Isaias Quintero Mora, CEMEX


DIGITALISATION TO INCREASE EFFICIENCIES
 

  • Digital transformation - unifying data structures in cement plants
    Kevin Treiber, VDZ
     
  • Cement plant prescriptive maintenance in 3D; transforming data into dollars in the digital era
    Scott Ziegler, Titan
     
  • Enhancing efficiency - standardising delivery notes in the cement industry to meet evolving supply chain demands
    Wolfgang Peseke, Dyckerhoff
     
  • Improving kiln stability and fuel efficiency with artificial intelligence
    Daniel Summerbell, CarbonRe


PROCESS CONTROL – EMISSION ABATEMENT
 

  • Successful generational change at Alpacem Austria
    Florian Salzer, Alpacem
     
  • Mercury emissions – control and measurement
    Robin Harras / Ute Zunzer, VDZ
     
  • UltraTech's experience in using roller presses for slag grinding
    E.R. Raj Narayanan / Mahendra Mutyapwar, UltraTech
     
  • Unicorn hunting – how to attract and keep talents for our industry
    Stefan Puntke, Refratechnik


BINDER TECHNOLOGY – EXISTING AND NEW CONCEPTS
 

  • Carbon Upcycling - Unlocking a New Generation of SCMs
    Apoorv Sinha, Carbon Upcycling
     
  • Co-reactive - Turning captured CO2 into pozzolanic material
    Orlando Kleineberg, Co-reactive
     
  • Fortera - ReAct© Green Cement Ecosystem
    Craig Hargis, Fortera
     
  • CemVision
     
  • MgO based binders as a CO₂ sink
    Barbara Lothenbach, Empa
     
  • Calcined clays of different origin – its performance as SCM in cement
    Simone Schulze, VDZ

 

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