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Austroads Bridge Conference 2017: Program
  • Publication no: ABC2017-17
  • Published: 20 April 2017

The 10th Austroads Bridge Conference was held in Melbourne from 3-6 April 2017.

The Austroads Bridge Conference is the premier bridge conference in Australia and provides a great opportunity for local and international specialists in the field of bridge engineering to share experiences, innovations, achievements and knowledge.

The program can be downloaded above.

Keynote speakers included:

  • Adjunct Professor Wije Ariyaratne | Bridges - Connecting Communities
  • Professor Eugene OBrien | Site-specific Characteristic Bridge Load Assessment
  • Distinguished Professor Sami Rizkalla | Innovative use of FRP for Precast Concrete
  • Dr Man-Chung Tang | A Conceptual Study of the Taiwan Strait Crossing

Sessions included:

  • Bridge Analysis, Design and Assessment
  • Feature Projects
  • Lessons Learnt from Bridge Damages and Failures
  • Innovative Bridge Constructions + Sustainability and Life Cycle Cost
  • Bridge Asset management
  • Field Applications and Case Studies
  • Bridge Load Assessment
  • Codes and Standards
  • Bridge Technology + Material Technology.

Austroads is grateful to VicRoads for their support in organising and hosting ABC 2017.