IABMAS Australia is honoured and excited to invite you to the 9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018) to be held in Melbourne, Australia. The conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 9-13 July 2018. IABMAS 2018 is organised on behalf of the International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS), under the auspices of VicRoads and co-hosts Monash University, RMIT University and Swinburne University of Technology.

IABMAS encompasses all aspects of bridge maintenance, safety, and management. Specifically, it deals with: bridge repair and rehabilitation issues; bridge management systems; needs of bridge owners, financial planning, whole life costing and investment for the future; bridge related safety and risk issues and economic and other implications. It's mission is to become the premier international organisation for the advancement of the state-of-the-art in the fields of bridge maintenance, safety and management. IABMAS now has many national chapters and has developed into a high level forum for discussion of academic, scientific and technical aspects of bridge maintenance, safety, and management.

The IABMAS Conference is the premier international bridge conference and IABMAS 2018 provides a great opportunity for international specialists in the field of bridge engineering to share experiences, innovations, achievements and knowledge. IABMAS 2018 will bring together academics, researchers, and practicing professionals, bridging the gap between theory and practice in bridge maintenance, safety, and management.

We look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne, Australia and seeing you at IABMAS 2018.

King regards,

  • Nigel Powers

    Chair of IABMAS 2018

  • Dan M. Frangopol

    Chair of IABMAS 2018

  • Key Dates
  • Call for Abstracts Closed
  • Registration Open November 2017
  • Notification of Acceptance of Abstract 15 September 2017
  • Full Paper Submission open 15 September 2017
  • Full Paper Final Submission Deadline 17 November 2017
  • Notification of Full Paper acceptance 18 December 2017
  • Final Paper Submission12 January 2018
  • Early bird Registration closes 2 March 2018
  • Conference 9-13 July 2018

IABMAS 2018 Hosted by

Vic Roads

Mondash University

Swinburne University

RMIT University