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fib Congress Programme

The programme of the 5th fib Congress in Melbourne, Australia is available on the official website!

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The programme highlights include:

  • The Opening Ceremony on 8 October at 9 o’clock, during which the Freyssinet Medal(s) and Honorary Membership(s) will be bestowed
  • Dr Andy DAVIDS’ lecture “The art and science of designing and building the tallest buildings in the world”, which will take place right after the Opening Ceremony
  • Dr Stuart MATTHEWS’ special session on the fib Model Code 2020 at 11 o’clock on Monday 8 October
  • The Welcome Reception on Monday evening at the Main Foyer 2 & 3 of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Prof Frank DEHN’s lecture “New insights into the durability properties of geopolymer concretes” on Tuesday morning
  • Prof Koichi MAEKAWA’s lecture “Hygro-mechanics based design and performance assessment of structural concrete”
  • The Congress Dinner on 9 October at the Rod Laver Arena, during which the fib Awards for Outstanding Concrete Structures awardees will be revealed
  • Prof Campbell MIDDLETON’s “In quest of the holy grails of construction” on Wednesday morning
  • Dr Michael THOMAS’ “Alkali-silica reaction: eighty years on” on Wednesday morning
  • The fib AOS session, during which the AOS awardees will discuss the challenges they encountered while designing their structures
  • The Country Sessions on Thursday morning, during which several delegations will present the latest achievements of the countries
  • The Closing Ceremony on Thursday afternoon, during which the organisers of the next fib events will give you a sneak peek of the next Symposia and the Best Paper Presentation will be awarded by the Young Members Group of the fib

For more information and to access the full programme, please visit the official website.

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