Program

Program outline

Monday 9th July 2018

Welcome reception

Tuesday 10th July 2018

Scientific program

Wednesday 11th July 2018

Scientific program

Thursday 12th July 2018

Scientific program
Conference dinner

Friday 13th July 2018

Conference tours


IABMAS 2018 will feature the following topics:

Bridge Design and Management

  • New design methods
  • Bridge codes
  • Heavy vehicle and load models
  • Bridge management systems
  • Prediction of the future traffic demands
  • Service life predictions
  • Residual service life
  • Sustainability and life-cycle assessments

Bridge Inspection and Maintenance

  • Maintenance strategies
  • Bridge diagnostics
  • Health monitoring
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Field testing

Bridge Safety

  • Safety and serviceability
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Damage identification
  • Deterioration modelling
  • Repair and retrofitting strategies
  • Bridge reliability
  • Fatigue and corrosion
  • Extreme loads (earthquake, fire, blast, floods, hurricanes, waves, tsunamis, etc.)
  • Advanced experimental simulations
  • Advanced computer simulations
  • Key Dates
  • Call for Abstracts Open March 2017
  • Registration Open July 2017
  • Abstract Submission Deadline extended 2 July 2017
  • Notification of Acceptance of Abstract July 2017
  • Full Paper Submission open June 2017
  • Full Paper Final Submission November 2017
  • Notification of Full Paper acceptance December 2017
  • Earlybird closes March 2018
  • Conference 9-13 July 2018

IABMAS 2018 Hosted by

Vic Roads

Mondash University

Swinburne University

RMIT University

Expression of Interest.