Symposium del SIABSE: Hacia un entorno construido resistente: Gestión de riesgos y activos. Guimaraes, 27-29 marzo 2019


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Early Bird fees for Symposium and Exhibition now until: January 20, 2019
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The IABSE Symposium Guimarães 2019 ‘Towards a Resilient Built Environment – Risk and Asset Management’ will be held on March 27-29, 2019. The Symposium aims at providing an international forum for the debate on—among others, issues such as the sustainability of the built environment, risk assessment and asset management in infrastructures. In addition to Future Trends, the Symposium shall focus on cutting-edge issues, such as: Novel Management Tools for the Built Environment, Lifecycle Quality Control of Infrastructures, Advanced Frameworks for a Sustainable Built Environment and Risk Analysis Procedures. The Symposium is targeted at attendees from different stakeholders, respectively, from academia and industry.

Themes and Topics
1. Novel Management Tools for the Built Environment
2. Lifecycle Quality Control of New and Existing Infrastructures
3. Advanced Frameworks for a Sustainable Built Environment
4. Risk Analysis Procedures, from Theory to Practice
5. Future Trends in Structural Engineering.

Keynote Speakers

How will ‘digital technology’ change asset management in the railways?
Andy Doherty, Chief Technology Officer for Network Rail, United Kingdom

Risk and resilience of civil infrastructure systems under extreme events
Mitsuyoshi Akiyama, Professor of Civil Engineering at Waseda University, Japan
co-author: Dan M. Frangopol, Professor of Civil Engineering at Lehigh University, USA

Digital construction: building the present – creating the future, changing the way we create our built environment
Menno de Jonge, Director Digital Construction of Royal BAM Group, The Netherlands

We need more accurate and more useful environmental assessment of infrastructure
Arpad Horvath, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, USA

Bridges and structures: design practice and new trends
António Reis, Professor of Bridges and Structural Engineering at University of Lisbon; Technical Director of GRID Int. Consulting Engineers S.A. Portugal

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* Includes a one year IABSE membership
** Born after 01/01/1985
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