This holiday season, sponsor a student with an IABSE Membership through IABSE Give-a-Gift 2018. Over the past two years, this annual campaign has resulted to hundreds of students becoming part of IABSE’s network through the generosity of companies, universities, institutions and individuals alike. We invite you to take part as IABSE help our budding engineers find their way in becoming future leaders in the field of structural engineering.
SPONSOR A STUDENT MEMBERSHIP
For only 20 Swiss Francs (CHF), you can show your support to a student by giving an IABSE annual membership. Plus, you will get free access to Naeem Hussain’s Keynote Lecture with 162 slides (PPT Presentation), delivered in the Young Engineers Colloquium in Tongji University, Shanghai in October 2018. Simply email us the following details of the student and we will prepare the invoice for you.
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Young Engineers Colloquium took place in Tongji University, Shanghai, Oct. 2018 China
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SEI November 2018 Editorial
by Tobia Zordan: Editorial
Naeem Hussain’s Keynote Lecture delivered in Shanghai YEC, Oct. 2018
Naeem Ullah Hussain, Director/Global Bridge Leader, Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.
Interested to see N. Hussain’s Keynote Lecture? See the Student Membership ‘Give a Gift 2018’ above.
Early Bird registration: till January 20, 2019
Are you ready for something new?
The Organising Committee of Guimaraes 2019 is excited to introduce a new kind of exciting competition in an IABSE Symposium, the
‘IABSE Tank.’ Click Here!
Read about the Keynote Speakers, topics, and other details in the Final Invitation:
Pre-Symposium Course March 18-22, 2019: JCSS Continuing Education & Advanced School
Probability Theory, Risk Assessment & Structural Reliability and Probabilistic Model Code.
Part 1: Probabilistic Modelling and Risk Analysis in Engineering.
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Note: Young Members Grant Calling all IABSE British Group Young Members hoping to present at the Guimarães 2018 Symposium (or any future IABSE international conference). A £300 grant may well be available to you.
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June 6-7, 2019: 2nd Bridge Engineering Workshop Mexico
The objective of this event is to bring together national and international specialists in bridges engineering to share research results and discuss main and relevant issues that will shape a bridges regulation code in order to improve the practice of design and construction of this type of infrastructure in Mexico.
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New York 2019
The Evolving Metropolis will address the social and economic needs of the world with sessions on Durable Bridges and Affordable Housing as well as numerous other important and current issues presented in our world. The Scientific Programme will include Plenary and Concurrent Sessions over three days. Panel discussions and Poster Sessions will also be incorporated into the programme.
Full Congress Details:
May 20-22, 2020: Synergy of Culture and Civil Engineering – History and Challenges, Wroclaw, Poland
March 31, 2019
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Free Registration to a IABSE Conference 2019: Guimaraes or New York?
From: Synergy of Culture and Civil Engineering – History and Challenges, Wroclaw, Poland
Eligibility: Open to all IABSE members and non-members In celebration of IABSE’s 90th anniversary in 2019, the association will raffle out a Free Conference Registration for one (1) lucky winner who meets the referral eligibility requirements. The choice of conference is upon the winner’s preference, and can either be for the IABSE Guimarães Symposium in March 2019 or IABSE Congress in New York City in September 2019.
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News from National Groups
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October 23, 2018
First NG Event!
The newly formed IABSE UAE NG supported an event organised by the IStructE UAE RG at the American University in Dubai. It was entitled “Integration of Architecture and Structure in the Design of Jeddah Tower – The Next World’s Tallest Building”.
November 15-16, 2018
Workshop on Bridge Design (WoBD 2018)
The Spanish Group of IABSE organized the current Spanish Structural Engineering conference and Workshop on Bridge Design 2018, in collaboration with the Technical University of Madrid. Professionals, academics, and students attended the two-day event.
December 5, 2018
Adaptable structures - what really is serviceability?
The British Group of IABSE will be running a panel discussion in London based on the theme of this year's Henderson Colloquium run in conjunction with IStructE's Structural Futures Committee.
Young Members Grant!
Calling all IABSE British Group Young Members hoping to present at the Guimarães 2018 Symposium (or any future IABSE international conference). A £300 grant may well be available to you
December 12, 2018
Workshop on ‘Protection of the National Wealth of Bridges’
This workshop was conducted by the Hellenic Group of IABSE to address the issue of bridge maintenance and safety, that has recently caused acute concern not only to the bridge engineering community worldwide but also to the general public. Venue was the Auditorium of Ministry of Infrastructures and Transportations, Athens, Greece. The workshop was attended by more than 200 engineers, among which were university Professors, high ranking Ministry officials and representatives of infrastructure concessionaires.
All National Groups:
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Note: 2019 is IABSE’s 90th Anniversary, so start planning some events to promote IABSE in your country!
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November 5-6, 2018
Third Istanbul Bridge Conference - (iBridge)
The Third Istanbul Bridge Conference (iBridge2018) took place in Istanbul Hilton Hotel, which was attended by 250 participants. Like its predecessors, iBridge 2018 was intended to provide a continued discussion platform to develop safe, sustainable and economically feasible solutions to be followed in bridge research, design and construction worldwide.
December 5, 2018
50th Anniversary of NG!
On December 5, 2018, the Portugese Group of IABSE (APEE - Associação Portuguesa de Engenharia de Estruturas) celebrated their 50th Anniversary and hosted a conference in Lisbon. The conference was a success, with more than 200 participants, who had an active participation in the lively and interesting final debate.
December 8-9, 2018
The Indian National Group of IABSE, conducted a Workshop on “Inspection, Investigation and Repair/Rehabilitation of Bridges and Flyovers” at IIT Campus Chennai, India, which was supported by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and the National Highways Authority of India. This Workshop intended to provide insights into the probable causes of damage/distress and available methods and techniques of their repair and rehabilitation to enhance their serviceability during the design life.
February 5, 2019
The Dutch Group of IABSE shall conduct a Seminar on highrise structures, with various speakers. Topics are related to: construction aspects, wind, deep foundations, sustainability and risk analysis.
The Canadian NG, under the Chairmanship of Michael Bartlett is trying to encourage young (and young at heart) IABSE members to contact the engineering schools in their area to volunteer to serve as advisors to student teams designing and building pedestrian bridges in developing countries. This addresses the IABSE objective “to encourage awareness and responsibility of the structural engineers towards the needs of society.”
July 24-26, 2019
The International Conference on Structures and Architecture is the world's leading and largest global conference bridging the gap between Structures and Architecture. Click Here!
October 2-4, 2019
The 9th International Conference on Arch Bridges (ARCH 2019) will be held on October 2 to 4, 2019, at the campus of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) in Porto, Portugal. Click Here!
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