August 21-22 - Latin American Seminar on ‘Bridge Engineering Design, Construction, and Maintenance’ is planned for August 21-22, 2018 at the Centre for Advanced Studies and Extension, CEA PUCV, Santiago, Chile. This Seminar will be jointly organized by the Chilean IABSE Group, and others. For further details please contact Chair, Chilean Group Matias Valenzuela at: matias.valenzuela(at)pucv.cl Scope: This meeting allows to strengthen ties and academic - professional development in this area with the countries of our region, promoting their participation in: design, construction and maintenance, of bridges. The bridges engineering professionals of Latin America are invited to send their proposals of this topics. The Seminar is aimed at presenting the state of the art of bridge engineering and research of each country participating in the subject, ending with a workshop to analyze future lines of collaboration and regional development.
Foundation Chilean Group of IABSE
IABSE welcomes the Chilean Group founded on Oct. 17, 2017 in Santiago. Members in Chile met for the first time to attend their Founding meeting and elected as Chair Matías A. Valenzuela. The Group has established its mission, vision and strategy. The Group plans to strengthen the collaboration among members of IABSE in Chile and the National Bridge Committee, including promotion of IABSE activities, publications, and knowledge repository to Chilean civil engineers, more..