IABSE Newsletter 2016/07

IABSE Newsletter 2016/07

Keynote Speakers

19th Congress of Stockholm 2016

The Keynote Speakers for the 19th IABSE Congress Stockholm 2016 will include:

Yozo Fujino, Japan, Emeritus Professor of the University of Tokyo and Distinguished Professor of Yokohama National University, ‘Sustainable Asset Management – A View from Japan’

Thomas Jesel, Switzerland, Director Tunnelling Division, Amberg Engineering Ltd, ‘Innovative Tunneling in a Sustainable Built Environment’

Kjersti Kvalheim Dunham, Norway, Norwegian Public Roads Administration, ‘Highway Route E39’

Jens Sandager Jensen, Denmark, COWI A/S, Senior Vice President for Bridges, Scandinavia, ‘New Trends Within Sustainable Bridge Operation and Maintenance’

Karen Scrivener, Switzerland, EPFL Lausanne Switzerland, Sustainable Concrete’

Helle Soeholt, Denmark, Co-Founder and CEO, Gehl Architects Denmark, ‘A Sustainability City is a City for People’

Technical Programme: The Sessions draft with papers is expected to be available at the beginning of August.

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Register for the Annual Meetings

Committee members are kindly requested to register for the Annual Meetings, to be held from September 19–20, 2016, prior to the Congress, at the congress venue. The Annual Meetings Schedule is available here, to register please sign in. The list of registered AM participants is available in the Members Area and updated weekly, to see the list sign in here..

Non-Committee Members have the possibility to join some meetings as a guest, with the consent of the Group’s Chair. The email of the Chair of a Technical Group can be found on the relevant web pages here.

TOC SEI 3/2016

The August issue of Structural Engineering International SEI 3/16, will be sent to Members and subscribers at the end of July. This issue will present ‘Recent Research and Structures’. See the Table of Contents here..

IABSE Design Guidelines (Chinese Version)

IABSE Design Guidelines for Design Competitions for Bridges' has now been translated to Chinese by CABP. The hardcopy can be bought from their website: http://book.cabplink.com/ . The electronic PDF can be downloaded IABSE website here..

News from Members

Robert Halvorson, USA, founding principal of Halvorson and Partners, a WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Company based in Chicago was presented with The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2016 Gold Medal at the organisation’s awards dinner in London. The Institution presents the award to recognise individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession of structural engineering. Read more..


Future of Design London

The 10th Future of Design (FOD) Conference organised by the British Group of IABSE is taking place on September 8, 2016 at Imperial College campus. It is a unique platform for networking and to be inspired by the leading figures in the design world. It also initiates a paper and a design competition which are open to all engineers and architects under the age of 35. Read more..

ICE BIM 2016

IABSE is pleased to support Institution of Civil Engineers’ BIM conference. ‘Implementing Digital Excellence’ is the sixth annual event in this well renowned series, covering the latest developments in the BIM adoption and implementation. Preview the full programme and register at ice-bim.com. IABSE members will save £40 on the registration fees by selecting the supporting association rate when booking. Read more..

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