2014, September 1 │4 - France, Paris
TINCE 2014
2nd International Conference on Technological Innovations in Nuclear Civil Engineering

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Author's Guidelines

Papers and Posters


Papers may be submitted for oral or poster presentation.
Abstract:  2 pages including tables, figures and references ;
Full paper: 12 pages maximum including tables, figures and references.
Poster: 1 panel A0 format


Indicate all co-authors names and their affiliations. Indicate the contact author with an asterisk.  

Manuscript content

The content of the manuscript must include the objectives of the research, the methodology used, the new theory/models/methods/applications highlighting the main findings and results with related comments and conclusions, the originality/interest of the work and its perspectives in terms of R&D and/or applications. Sufficient details must be included in the extended abstract andposter abstract for the reviewing.

Manuscript selection

The selection for oral and poster sessions will process from abstracts received. Selection criteria include originality of the research or the study, relevance of the subject, relevance of the methodology used, validity of method, clarity of the text.


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 abstracts and full papers selected will be published on the conference proceedings. 


The  template

Online Submission is the only way to submit

The website interface to upload your abstract will be open on 2014, January 27 and will be closed on 2014, January 30

Acknowledgement of receipt

All submissions will be acknowledged.

If you do not receive an acknowledgment within one hour of submitting your abstract, please contact Patricia HAMEL-BLOCH


The conference will consider 5 principal topics divided into several themes whose keywords are exposed hereafter.

TopicsAdvanced Materials
Material Performance and Innovations (concrete, reinforcement, prestressing steel, FRP, anchorages, liner …),Early-age concrete, Mass concrete-heat of hydration, Shrinkage and creep, Prestressing Losses, Tendon relaxation , Impact-proof Materials, Composite materials, Material Databases, , Sustainability of concrete, Waterproof concrete, Creep-proof concrete, Workability and pumpability of concrete, Healing concrete, , Recycling or reuse of concrete

Design and Hazard Assessment
Standards and Codes of Practice, Analysis Techniques, Reinforced and prestressed concrete design , Innovations in Design, Design for Durability, Beyond Design Basis Accidents, Blast and Impact Design, Impact loads mitigating devices, Climatic and External Hazard Mitigation, Seismic Design, Seismic Isolation Technologies, Soil-Structure Interaction Improvement, Building Information Modeling, Design stratefy, Innovations in design, Design for durability, Sustainable design

Civil Works Construction
Assessment of construction Techniques, Innovations in construction, Co-Engineering, Construction Management, Steel Works, Liner Construction, Soil reinforcement methods, Deep Burial, Piles and Deep Foundations, Precast reinforced concrete, Prestressing manufacturer innovations, New construction techniques, Concrete industry innovations

Long Term Operation
Ageing and Assessment of Existing Structures, Plant Life Management (PLiM), Maintenance, Monitoring and inspection, Extended Service Life Prediction, Non destructive examination, Materials for Retrofitting, Fiber optic, Digital image correlation, Health monitoring system, Monitoring devices and technologies, Reinforcement scanning and positioning

Dismantling of civil works
Design for decommissioning, dismantling and demolition, Dismantling and Demolition Technologies, Spent fuel and waste structures, Construction Management in Hostile Environment, Recycling or reuse of concrete, Construction waste treatment, Processing of contaminated soil

Key dates

> Due to numerous demands, the abstract submission deadline is extended to the 28th of February. This extension will be the last one.

> 2014, July 18                            Full paper submission
> 2014, August 15                      Oral presentation submission
>>> Online registration will be open early April 2014.


Technical Program – Guillaume HERVÉ

Organization – Patricia HAMEL-BLOCH