Keynote Speakers


Wednesday, March 27 (9:45-10:30)

HOW WILL ‘DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY’ CHANGE ASSET MANAGEMENT IN THE RAILWAYS?

Andy Doherty
Chief Technology Officer for Network Rail, UK

 

 
Thursday, March 28 (09:00-09:45)
 
BRIDGES AND STRUCTURES: DESIGN PRACTICE AND NEW TRENDS 

António Reis
Professor of Bridges and Structural Engineering at University of Lisbon 
Technical Director of GRID International Consulting Engineers S.A. Portugal

 
   
Thursday, March 28 (09:45-10:30)
 

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
 
 
Friday, March 29 (09:00-09:45)
 

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
 

 
Friday, March 29 (09:45-10:30)
 

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

 
 


 

Closing Lecturer

     
Friday, March 29 (16:30-17:00)
 
  NEW TRENDS AND REQUIREMENTS IN BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

Klaus H. Ostenfeld
Structural Engineer. Former president, now honorary member and fellow of IABSE
Former Director Bridges and CEO of COWI A/S