All accepted abstracts will be published online on the Clay Conference 2017 website.


Publication of full papers (after the conference)
As was the case for the previous conferences, the Scientific Committee will continue the tradition of working towards publishing full papers in special issues of scientific journals, after a classical review process.

Both poster and oral presentations may qualify for publication. Full papers will be expected around 1 December 2017.


Clay Conference 2015: Current status of publication
Clay Minerals, 51(2) includes 13 papers presented in Brussels, together with a preface putting the various topics into context. Full papers are available free of charge at

Furthermore, papers have been published in the Special publication SP 443 of the Geological Society of London entitled “Radioactive Waste Confinement: Clays in Natural and Engineered Barriers”.

The abstracts are available at Full papers are available to subscribers as well as on a pay-per-view basis.