Construction Materials 2013

First International Conference on the Chemistry of Construction Materials

The Chemistry of Construction Materials Division in the German Chemical Society organizes the

First International Conference on the Chemistry of Construction Materials

October 07 - 09, 2013

at the Technical University in Berlin

Scientific Committee

Nele de Belie
Ghent University, Magnel Laboratory for Concrete Research, Belgium

Jos Brouwers
Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of the Built Environment, Netherlands

Robert Flatt
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zürich, Institute for Construction Materials, Switzerland

André Nonat
CNRS, Dijon, France

John Provis
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK

Jørgen Skibsted
University of Aarhus, iNANO and Department of Chemistry, Denmark

Dietmar Stephan
Technical University of Berlin, Institute for Construction Engineering, Germany

Members of the Board of the Division

Friedlinde Götz-Neunhoeffer
University of Erlangen, Department of Mineralogy, Germany

Hubert Motzet
Schönox GmbH, Rosendahl, Germany

Joachim Pakusch
BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Ulrike Peter
Lhoist Recherche Recherche et Développement S.A., Nivelles, Belgium

Herbert Pöllmann
University of Halle, Department of Applied Mineralogy, Germany

Norbert Schröter
Deutsche Bauchemie e.V. , Frankfurt, Germany

Aim of the conference

The conference aims at providing an inspiring forum for scientists from university, research facilities and industry to present results, to discuss and to focus on the forthcoming challenges.

Interdisciplinary presentations in all fields of construction materials science will show the many different perspectives of the topic.

Main Focus of the conference - program

program (pdf-download)

The conference will follow the successful format of the previous national meetings with a broad subject in all fields of the chemistry of construction materials. Researchers from university and industry are welcome to give presentations. The conference topics include:

  • Sustainable construction materials
  • Dry-mix mortar technologies
  • Adhesives, sealants and coatings - chemistry & application
  • Chemical admixtures - innovation & application
  • Surface functionalization - macro & micro
  • Nanostructered construction materials
  • Construction materials and health
  • Mechanical properties and durability
  • Analytical and mechanical methods

The final program will be available from May 2013. For a printed version please contact the conference secretary. A digital version will be available.


Information for Authors (monographs)


For your presentation we provide a PC and a data beamer.


The poster session will take place in the Peter Behrens Hall. The best posters will be awarded.

Poster format: Portrait A0 (height: 118,9 cm, width: 84,1 cm)

Poster Guidelines


We kindly ask you to send your manuscript of your lecture and poster (english) as pdf- and as word-file with maximum 4 pages until July 15, 2013 to following address

Technische Universität Berlin
Department of Civil Engineering
Building Materials and Construction Chemistry
Sekr. TIB1-B4
Mr. Henning von Daake
Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25
13355 Berlin, Germany

Guidelines for GDCh monographs (english and german).



The registration is closed.

Registration fees*)

GDCh member and member of EuCheMS-member societies€ 230,-
Member, umemployed or retires€ 115,-
Non-member  € 280,-
Student  - member and member of EuCheMS-member societies
(valid student card required)
€ 50,-
Student - non member (valid student card required)€ 60,-
Gold member (with over 50 years of GDCh-membership)free of charge

*) The registration fees are not liable to value added tax (tax exemption additional § 4 Nr. 22a UStG.)

Bank details

Account no: 4 900 200 00
Commerzbank AG Frankfurt am Main 
Bank no. 500 800 00
Code 5200 13 / ICCCM 2013 

Participants from EU countries except Germany please use the IBAN (International Bank Account Number) and SWIFT-BIC (Bank Identifier Code instead oft he bank and account number:
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V.
Commerzbank AG Frankfurt am Main
IBAN DE85 5008 0000 0490 0200 00
Code 5200 13 / ICCCM 2013

If fees are paid in advance, but after September 23, 2013, we kindly ask participants to show proof of payment when claiming their tickets and congress papers at the registration desk. Credit cards (Amex, Mastercard, Visa) will be accepted.

Requests for cancellation made prior to September 9, 2013 will be subject to a € 25,- administration fee. After that date the full amount of the invoice has to be paid. Requests for refund will not be accepted; however, registration may be transferred to another member of your organisation. In this case please send a note to GDCh, congress team.

If the meeting is cancelled for whatever reason, fees paid will be refunded. Further recourse is excluded.


Social Program

Monday, October 7, 2013

Get-together, 19.30 h

Weihenstephaner am Hackeschen Markt
Neue Promenade 5
10178 Berlin

Snacks and drinks included
Booking required

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Conference Dinner, 20.00 h

Peter-Behrens-Hall at the conference venue

Buffet and drinks included
booking required


Useful Information

Number of participants

The number of participants is restricted to 300. Active participants and members of the division will be preferentially registered.


Coffee, tea and softs will be provided for free during the breaks.


Lunch is included and will be served in the Peter-Behrens Hall.

Copyright permission

Photos made on GDCh conferences are used exclusively by GDCh for documentation, news coverage and advertisement.


Berlin offers a very good public transport system and you have different connections to the conference location. You can chose from a plenty of hotels within the city, but there are also reserved accommodations near the conference location.

Berlin Tourismus & Kongress GmbH will gladly assist in booking accommodation in all categories.

Please apply not later than September 9, 2013, by using the keyword “ICCCM”.

The Berlin Tourismus & Kongress GmbH / Convention Office
Am Karlsbad 11
10785 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 25 00 25

Online reservation


A few rooms are available in the

Citylight Hotel
Böttgerstr. 23
13357 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 346670-90
single room € 67,-/night, double room € 92,-/night
including breakfast and VAT and Wlan

Please book directly at the hotel by using the keyword “Construction Chemistry” until June 24, 2013.

The customers will be held accountable for non-occupancy of reserved rooms.


Technische Universität Berlin
Department of Civil Engineering
Building Materials and Construction Chemistry
Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25
13355 Berlin - Germany

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Travel information


Berlin can be explored in a countless variety of historical and modern attractions with plenty of cultural events.

More information can be explored on the official website of Berlin.


Information about the Scientific Program

Prof. Dr. Dietmar Stephan
Technische Universität Berlin
Department of Civil Engineering
Building Materials and Construction Chemistry
Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25 / TIB1-B4
13355 Berlin - Germany
Phone: +49 30 314-72100

Local Organization

Veronika Märkl
Phone: +49 30 314-72101
Fax: +49 30 314-72110


Conference Secretary

Postfach 90 04 40
60444 Frankfurt am Main - Germany
Phone: +49 69 7917-366 (Claudia Birkner)

Information and registration during the conference

The conference office will be located in the foyer oh the TIB-13b building.

Opening hours:
Tuesday, October 8, 2013: 8:00 - 17:00 hrs
Wednesday, October 9, 2013: 8:00 - 17:00 hrs

Phone: +49 30 314-72101
Fax: +49 69 7917-1366



Claudia Birkner
Phone: +49 69 7917-366



Sept. 2, Personal registration (extended)
Sept. 9, Room Reservation
Sept. 9, Cancellation of participation
Sept. 15, Last-Minute-Poster

Travel by train from Euro 99,- to GDCh-Events

Link to Division

Fachgruppe Bauchemie

zuletzt geändert am: 22.01.2014 14:32 Uhr von C.Birkner