The program for the technical day (including the industrial session) for the 75th Rilem Week is as follows:

Friday September 3rd

Technical day ACCESS HERE

Chairman: José Lozano Ruy Sánchez


09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and industry overview
09:15 – 09:30 Presentation 1: The New CDMX Airport in Santa Lucía
09:30 – 09:45 Presentation 2: The Mayan Train
09:45 – 10:00 Presentation 3: The new projects at the deep port in Progreso Yucatán
10:00 – 10:15 RILEM´s Technical and Educational Activities (research and development opportunities)
10:15 – 10:45 Discussion (interaction opportunities) and closure of industrial session
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30 Technical Visit Presentation “The Old and New Progreso Piers”
Pedro Castro Borges (the old pier)
Cinvestav del IPN Unit Mérida, México
Andrés Torres Acosta (the new pier)
Tec de Monterrey at Querétaro, México
11:30 -11:45 Program of Technical Visit
11:45 -12:00 Free time to pick your stuff up and board the shuttles to Progreso City.



Logistics coordinator: Jorge Calderón

Closing activities


12:00 – 13:00 Transportation shuttle to Progreso City
13:00 – 15:00 Lunch at the Eladio´s restaurant on your own (a table will be reserved for local industry and RILEM Bureau plus TAC, EAC and DAC Chairs  to promote social interchange)
15:00 – 17:00 Technical visit. Transportation on foot to Progreso City piers at the shoreline and group photo
17:00 – 18:00 Free time at Progreso City
18:00-20:00 Farewell social closing activity at Progreso City beach, survivors photo at the sunset (opening of the Expo 80th anniversary of the Progreso Pier)
20:00-21:00 Transportation return to Merida