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May 16-17, The XI Brazilian Conference on Bridges and Structures (XI CBPE) in São Paulo
About 200 engineers were present in Pinheiros, São Paulo, between 16 and 17 of May, for attending the XI Brazilian Conference on Bridges and Structures (X CBPE), promoted by ABECE (Brazilian Association of Consulting Engineers) and .ABPE (Brazilian Association of Bridges and Structures – Brazilian Group of IABSE).
In the two days of the Conference, 13 main lectures were given by major Brazilian and foreign specialists in the construction and design of bridges and other structures. Among other interesting presentations, special lectures were given by eminent specialists, for instance from Spain (Engineer Hugo Corres Peiretti) and from Portugal (Engineer Luis de Oliveira Santos and Professor Rui Calçada).
In parallel with the main lectures, stands displaying the products of the XI CBPE sponsors could be visited.
In all the two of the Conference, the rooms were full of very interested and participant people.
The main objective of the event was attained, of presenting for the Brazilian engineers the more recent progresses in the Civil Engineering technology, as well as the great civil works presently in execution in Brazil.
The next CBPE is foreseen to occur in 2020, in Rio de Janeiro.
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May 9-11, 2018 -
Associaçao Brasileira de Enghenaria e Consultoria Estrutural (ABECE) representing the Brasilian Group of IABSE is organising ‘X CBPE’ their 10th Congress on Bridges and Structures in Rio de Janeiro, from Mai 9-11, 2018. More than 300 participants are expected to attend. Topics will be: Standardisation, experimentation, analysis and design of reinforced and pre-stressed concrete structures, metal, wood, masonry and advanced materials. More..