Young Engineers Programme

Delegates born in 1986 or later will enjoy reduced registration fees.
In addition, a jury will present the Young Engineers’ Contribution Award to two young authors, born in or after 1986, who have personally presented their paper during the Symposium. The prize is sponsored by the IABSE Fellows and the Organising Committee. These awards consisting of financial prizes will be presented at the closing of the Symposium.

International Steel Bridges Competition 2020
“Suspension Bridges”

For the eighth time at the Wrocław University of Science and Technology (WUST), the International Steel Bridges Competition for Young Engineers will take place. The topic of this edition of the ISBC 2020 competition is Suspension Bridges. The competition is organised according to the general formula Design – Build – Test. Participants have at their disposal steel profiles, plywood type plates, self-tapping screws, steel ropes and tools enabling the construction of previously designed models.

All projects are designed by Young Engineers by the use of professional structural engineering software. More information: