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Report on the 1st Bridge Engineering Workshop Mexico 2016
December 7, 2017 -
The Mexican Group of IABSE held its General Assembly at the Faculty of Higher Studies Acatlan in Naucalplan. Under the leadership of Carlos Mendez Galindo, the Group has been invigorated and has grown from 10 to 30 members since 2015. During the meeting the new Executive Committee 2017/2019 was elected and the new website was launched, read the report.
October 6 and 7, 2016 -
The National Autonomous University of Mexico, in cooperation with several members of the Mexican bridge industry, organised a very successful and well attended 1st Bridge Engineering Workshop Mexico 2016 (1st BEW 2016). The workshop’s highlight was the participation of IABSE, by featuring Keynote Lectures from its President, Prof. David Nethercot, and its Vice President, Dr. Tina Vejrum. The workshop focused on introducing IABSE to the attendees, as well as setting up the basis for a first national code for bridge design and construction, which would be the very first in Mexico’s history, and one of the leading efforts in Latin America.