Brazilian Group of IABSE

Chair

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Prof. Sergio Hampshire Santos
Rua Rainha Guilhermina 74 Apto. 801, Leblon Rio de Janeiro 22441-120 BRAZIL

Secretary

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Mr. Gilberto M. B. Do Valle
Av. Rio Branco 18 - 11 andar Rio de Janeiro 20090-000 BRAZIL

Vice Chair

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Mr. Gilson Marchesini
Praca Dom Jose Gaspar, 134 2 Andar Centro Sao Paulo 01047-010 BRAZIL

Second Secretary

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Prof. Dr. Emil De Souza Sanchez Filho
Rua Professor Gastão Bahiana, 155/701 Rio de Janeiro, RJ 22071-030 BRAZIL

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News / Coming Events / Activities / Meetings


2020
May 13-15, XII National Conference on Bridges and Structures

(XII Congresso Nacional de Pontes e Estruturas) – to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Hotel Pestana, May 2020, 13th to 15th. Expected attendees: 300, 20 Main Conferences, 100 technical papers to be presented. 
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2019
June 5 -
Marcelo Silveira: Concrete Wind Generator Towers

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July 3 -
Sergio Hampshire: Design of Seismic Resistant Structures
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September 4 -
David Cabral: Risk Analysis of Subsoil Structures ans Slope Stability
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October 11 - The First Symposium in Structural Engineering in Natal
About 90 students and engineers were present in DNIT Auditorium, Salvador, Brazilian State of Bahia, in November 29th October 2019, for attending the First Symposium in Bridges and Structural Engineering in Brazilian Northeast (I Seminário de Pontes e Estruturas do Nordeste do Brasil), promoted by ABPE (Brazilian Association of Bridges and Structures – Brazilian Group of IABSE). In a full day of Conference, seven lectures were given by Brazilian specialists in the design and maintenance of bridges and other structures. The main objective of the event was attained, of presenting for the local students and engineers the more recent progresses in the Structural Civil Engineering technology.

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October 22 - Second South-Brazilian Symposium on Bridges and Structures
About 300 students and engineers were present in Curitibal, Brazilian State of Paraná Norte, in 22 October 2019, for attending the Second South-Brazilian Symposium on Bridges and Structures, promoted by the South-Brazilian Chapter of ABPE (Brazilian Association of Bridges and Structures – Brazilian Group of IABSE). In this afternoon/ night Symposium four lectures were given by Brazilian specialists in the design of bridges. The Symposium was transmitted on-line by Facebook:
1st Part       2nd Part 

The main objective of the event was attained, of presenting for the local students and engineers the more recent progresses in the Civil Engineering technology.
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October 31 - ENECE 2019
About 400 participants have attended the 22nd issue of the most important annual event promoted by ABECE (Associação Brasileira de Engenharia e Consultoria Estrutural) [Engineering and Structural Consulting Brazilian Association] with a focus on the Brazilian structural engineering, ENECE - Encontro Nacional de Engenharia e Consultoria Estrutural (Engineering and Structural Consulting National Meeting), which took place on October 31st, 2019, in São Paulo (SP), with the theme “Giving Priority to the Technique”. Download the report.

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2018
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..(in Portuguese)