Association - New proceedings available
2nd December 2019

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Application of Superabsorbent Polymers (SAP) and Other New Admixtures Towards Smart Concrete by William P. Boshoff , Riaan Combrinck , Viktor Mechtcherine , Mateusz Wyrzykowski are now available.

We remind you that RILEM members can access for free to the electronic version of the proceedings and download for free the whole book or any chapter in particular. You need to log into your account on RILEM website and click on the icon "Springer Proceedings". You will be re-directed to a secured page with links to the 24 existing volumes of the...

Association - Advanced Concrete Technology Course Report
29th November 2019

Thirty participants from industry and academia attended the RILEM Doctoral Course, Advanced Concrete Technology, which took place from November 18th through November 23rd at IIT Madras in Chennai, India. The course was sponsored by RILEM Educational Activities Committee.

Participants explored topics as varied as Portland cement chemistry, alternative cementitious materials, mineral and chemical admixtures, fresh and hardened properties of concrete, special concretes, concrete deterioration mechanisms, sustainability of concrete and many others. 



The final report by IIT Madras' Dr....

Association - Video Robert l'Hermite Medalist 2019
29th November 2019

Watch the presentation “Size Effect in Asphalt Mixture at Low Temperature” of the 2019 Robert L’Hermite medalist, Augusto Cannone Falchetto, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany:


Association - Call for proposals: 2024 Annual Week
26th November 2019

RILEM meets twice a year, during the Spring Meetings in March or April (usually in Europe) and during the Annual Week at the end of the month of August or beginning of September (usually outside Europe).

The call to host the 78th RILEM Annual Week in 2024, is now open.

RILEM voting members are invited to send their proposal before the 28th of February 2020, allowing appropriate consideration of the proposals at the Spring Meeting in Guimarães, Portugal, in March 2020. For more information on this event, please visit

To receive the RILEM Annual week guidelines...

Association - Corrosion Science & Corrosion Control for Infrastructure Course Report
26th November 2019

The final report of the RILEM Doctoral Course, Corrosion Science & Corrosion Control for Infrastructure (CSC2i), sponsored by Educational Activities Committee, is available on our site.

Credit:  photo courtesy of Dessi Koleva

Association - Nominations for the 2020 Robert L'Hermite and Gustavo Colonnetti Medals
12th November 2019

Nominations for the 2020 Robert L'Hermite and Gustavo Colonnetti Medals: applications are accepted until 31 December 2019 and can be sent to RILEM Secretary general at j.hardy[@] . More information at or in the attached documents.

30th October 2019

RILEM is excited to announce the launch of a new newsletter called Bits&Bobs on T&T (Bright In-house Talks and Statements & Brilliant Outsourced Businesses and Stories on Tuesday & Thursday)

The newsletter will be published every Tuesday and Thursday starting from next week on 5 November 2019. It will be sent by email to all users that signed to receive news from RILEM.

Make sure you receive your own copy by email by signing with your email address on the RILEM webpage!

Association - RILEM technical letters
25th October 2019

Check the new letters in RILEM technical letters, RILEM's open access journal:

  • Ksenija Vasilic et al.: Numerical simulation of fresh concrete flow: insight and challenges. RILEM Tech Lett (2019) 4: 57-66.
  • Ali Riza Erbektas et al.: Evaluating the efficacy of antimicrobial additives against biogenic acidification in simulated wastewater exposure solutions. RILEM Tech Lett (2019) 4: 49-56.
  • Guihard et al.: Permittivity measurement of cementitious materials and constituents with an open-ended coaxial...
Association - Mrs. Pascale Ducornet: A Word of Farewell to RILEM
14th October 2019

Mrs. Pascale Ducornet retired as RILEM's General Secretary after 25 years of service. Read her farewell message below in English and French:

"I loved working for the Association, and for those who ran it and directed its activities. I learned so many things, not just work. RILEM has always meant a lot for me, I will not forget all the good memories. I leave the Secretariat in the hands of Anne, Judith and Fanta. I leave happily to take care of my family and enjoy the sunsets on the Atlantic Ocean.

Thank you with all my heart.

Best wishes to RILEM"

 "J'ai aimé travaillé pour l'association...

Association - Ms. Anne Griffoin appointed Head of Publication and Communication
14th October 2019

With the departure for retirement reasons at the beginning of October this year of former RILEM Publications SARL Manager Mrs. Pascale Ducornet, Mrs. Anne Griffoin was appointed Head of Publication and Communication of RILEM Publications SARL. Anne will continue to cover her role of RILEM TAC secretary and website/socialmedia manager.
Anne’s skills cover several fields, such as Project Coordination, Information Management, Website Development & Management and Accounting, to mention a few.
Anne holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations awarded by the Institute of Higher...

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