IABSE Conference Proceeding Release:

‘The Evolving Metropolis’

IABSE’s 2019 Congress on the topic ‘The Evolving Metropolis’ took place in New York City, US, from 4th-6th September, 2019. This Symposium’s Scientific Committee was chaired by Jonathan McGormley; and the Organizing Committee was chaired by Joseph F. Tortorella, from the US Group of IABSE. With the growth of cities around the world, New York City and other urban centers must continue to evolve in order to remain viable places to live and work. This Congress addressed the structural engineering challenges associated with the Evolving Metropolis. The Congress had 391 papers, presented through 245 podium presentations, 40 expert panels, 61 posters, 15 presenters in Tomorrow’s Affordable Housing sessions, and 30 presenters in the 200 Year Bridge sessions. Ninety-five sessions were offered to attendees. These included four Keynote Sessions. The Conference Proceeding is now available for download and sale.

‘The Evolving Metropolis’
IABSE New York Congress, 2019 

Book: 2804 pages in English
Format: PDF only
ISBN: 978-3-85748-165-9 
Published: September 2019 
Member price: CHF 30.75
Non-member price: CHF 41 
(Member discount: 25%) 
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The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) founded in 1929, the mission of IABSE is to exchange knowledge and to advance the practice of structural engineering worldwide in the service of the profession and society. To fulfil its mission, IABSE organises conferences and has a high quality journal, Structural Engineering International (SEI); publishes books i.e. Structural Engineering Documents (SED), Case Studies, Guidelines and Conference Proceedings reflecting the work of its Technical Groups; supports the activities of its National Groups; supports Young Engineers Programme, presents awards, networking and reduced fees. Third parties may freely distribute this text or any part of it in print or electronic form. For more information, contact Brindarica Bose, IABSE Publications and Communications Manager, bose@iabse.org

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Brindarica Bose
Publications and Communications Manager
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