Stockholm 2016 Updates

May 11, 2016

Pre-Congress Activity announced:

COST Action TU 1406 : Quality Specifications for Roadway Bridges, Standardisation at a European Level

Training School: Performance-based Assessment of Existing Road Bridges.

Venue:    KTH (Royal Institute of Technology) Stockholm.
Time:      September 12 – 16, 2016.
Topics:    Assessment of road bridges through Key Performance Indicators % Establishment of Performance Goals.

The full programme is available at
The training school is organised by COST Action TU 1406 ”Quality specifications for roadway bridges, standardization at a European level” ( in association with IABSE.
To apply for the training school, please use the application form here. The deadline for application is May 31, 2016. Notice on acceptance will be returned before 1 July 2016. Contacts concerning the training school:


March 22, 2016

The Final Invitation for the 19th Congress of IABSE Stockholm 2016 (September 21-23, 2016) is available.
A very interesting congress with a lot of exciting presentations is anticipated: over 500 abstracts have been received and the review of full papers is ongoing. Early Bird Registration is by June 15, 2016.


January 28, 2016

The Scientific Committee of the 19th IABSE Congress Stockholm 2016 ‘Challenges in Design and Construction of an Innovative and Sustainable Built Environment’ is happy to report that it has received some 550 abstracts that are now being reviewed. Authors may expect to be notified on acceptance of abstracts around February 10, 2016.