Event of interest

9th Clay Conference

From November 24th to November 28th, 2024
Full days

Hannover/Germany at HCC Hannover Congress Centrum

Dear colleagues, 

We would like to remind you to submit your abstracts for the International Conference on Clays in Natural and Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement (Clay Conference) 2024 in Hannover from November 24th to 28th 2024. Furthermore, early bird registration is open and will close in September 2024. 

The focus of the Clay Conference is clay as host rock for geological disposal of radioactive waste and the use of compacted swelling clays as an engineered barrier component. Considering design, construction, operation and post-closure, the Clay Conference provides a unique networking platform for sharing scientific and technological knowledge. 

The 9th Clay Conference 2024 will take place at Hannover Congress Centrum (Hannover, Germany) and will feature oral presentations and poster sessions as well as a scientific support programme, including workshops and technical visits. 

Deadline for submission of abstracts is
Tuesday, the 26th of March 2024. 

Submit here 

Abstract requirements and the submission form, topics, detailed information and updates concerning the Clay Conference 2024 can be found on www.clayconference2024.de. Author notification will follow in July 2024. 

Participants of the Clay Conference 2024 will also be invited to submit manuscripts to special issues of the conference. Further information will follow in due course. 

Please feel free to contact secretary@clayconference2024.de if you have any further questions. 

You are welcome to forward this information to your contacts/interested parties. 

Kind regards, 

Astrid, Johanna and the local organising committee 




Local organising committee of the 9th International Conference on Clays in Natural and Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement 2024 

organised by BGE in cooperation with BGR 



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Federal Company for Radioactive Waste Disposal

Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE) 

Eschenstraße 55 

31224 Peine 



Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources

Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR) 

Stilleweg 2 

30655 Hannover