fib: What’s happening?

fib: What’s happening? is organised by the UK Group of fib (The International Federation for Structural Concrete). This event will provide an overview of the ongoing work of three fib commissions that instigate research on structural concrete and publish industry guidance that goes beyond what established codes can offer.

Expert speakers will cover what is happening on:

  ▪    Prefabrication (Commission 6) ​
       George Jones, CDC Ltd

  ▪    Sustainability (Commission 7) ​
       Ladin Camci, CARES

  ▪    Durability (Commission 8) 
       David Smith, Atkins

Designers, contractors, academics and clients will:
  • Gain an understanding of the latest developments from fib
  • Influence the international work of fib
  • Network with UK representatives on fib commissions and task groups
17:00 Registration & refreshments
17:30 Chair's welcome
Owen Brooker, Technical Director, Modulus & fibUK Committee
17:35 What’s in it for younger designers? (Early Careers Group briefing)
Caspar O’Keeffe, fibUK Early Careers Group Chair
17:50 What’s happening with prefabrication? (Commission 6)
George Jones, CDC Ltd
18:15 What’s happening with sustainability? (Commission 7)
Ladin Camci, Technical Development Manager, CARES
18:40 What’s happening with durability? (Commission 8) 
David Smith, Technical Director, Transportation UK & Europe Engineering, Design & Project Management, Atkins
19:05 Review & questions
19:30 Close

                            Sponsored by: laingorourke.bmp

Have an interest in concrete? 

The Institution hosts various training courses tutored by the leading influencers in concrete technology:

27-03-2019 Deflections in Concrete
16-05-2019 Concrete Basements
03-06-2019 Achieving Visual Concrete
30-09-2019 Design of Safety Critical Anchors for Concrete and Masonry
11-12-2019 Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures


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Registration from 17:00. 17:30 start


The Institution of Structural Engineers, International HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS

George Jones, Ladin Camci, David Smith

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