Australasian Structural Engineering Conference

On behalf of the organising committee and National Structural College Board for Engineers Australia, you are cordially invited to attend the ASEC (Australasian Structural Engineering Conference) to be held in Adelaide from 25 September to 28 September 2018.  ASEC is an international conference organised by Engineers Australia attracting high calibre papers and presenters in the field of structural engineering.

The theme for the conference will cover a diverse range of topics of relevance to practicing structural engineers, students, academics, researchers and industry specialist providers. National and International Keynote speakers invited will inspire and provide invaluable knowledge and inspiration on modern materials/methods/innovation and the future direction of engineering.  Topics expanding the conference theme of interest to delegates are listed below:

  • Challenging the normal
  • Modern Methods and Materials
  • Engineering for Extreme Events
  • Forensic Engineering – Lessons from failure or success
  • The Large – The Complex
  • Structural Health Monitoring

A total of 131 abstracts have been submitted and presentation of 84 quality papers approved by the Technical Committee during December and January.  A total of over 300 delegates from Australia and overseas are expected to attend providing an excellent forum for knowledge sharing and networking with Australian and International colleagues. Companies and specialist providers supporting the structural engineering industry are invited to support the conference through sponsorship and trade exhibition opportunities available.

The conference is to be held at the world standard Adelaide Convention Centre conveniently located in the heart of the city and only 7 kilometres from the Adelaide International Airport. The centre is nestled within the beauty of the riverbank precinct by the River Torrens adjacent parklands and within walking distance or a free CBD tram line to accommodation, restaurants and city highlights. Refer to the ‘Adelaide – Indulge your mind’ video below for further details of the centre and nearby attractions.

A formal conference dinner will be held on 27 September where the Engineers Australia Structural college will announce the prestigious John Connell Medal.

We look forward to meeting you in Adelaide, 25-28 September 2018

Peter Statton

ASEC2018 Conference Chair on behalf of the Organising Committee and the National Structural College Board of Engineers Australia

Peter Statton

Chair ASEC 2018 Organising Committee

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