The ICDS12 technical sessions will be organised into the following themes:  

  • Materials durability

  • Inspection and testing techniques

  • Repairing

  • Management and maintenance of structures

  • Sustainable construction

  • Case studies

Each session will begin with a keynote addressed by an invited speaker followed by oral presentations selected from the Extended Abstracts submitted. Each session will conclude with a discussion period to provide the opportunity for delegates to present their own viewpoints. Depending on the number of contributions, parallel technical sessions may be organised. Poster sessions will also be organized on the same themes.

The OC of ICDS12 also intends to organize a Technical Demonstration Session (TDS) to give the opportunity to the industry of construction of presenting new developments on innovative building materials repair or protection systems and testing .


Preliminary programme of technical events


 29 May


  30 May


31 May

  • ICDS12: Opening ceremony, keynote lectures, parallel sessions, posters, technical exhibition.


1 June

  • ICDS12: Keynote lectures, parallel sessions, posters, technical exhibition and closing session with awards.


ICDS12 Programme and Social Programme

Keynotes List

ICDS12 Conference presentations (Zip with 162Mb)