fibUK: DISC online conference
Date & Time

26 November 2020
10:00 - 14:30

Price

fibUK members: 5 free places per member organisation; then £95 + VAT

Standard: £95 + VAT

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fibUK: DISC online conference

Conference
Date & Time

26 November 2020
10:00 - 14:30

Price

fibUK members: 5 free places per member organisation; then £95 + VAT

Standard: £95 + VAT

Availability Places available

Developments in structural concrete: structures for a resilient society.

This year's DISC conference will take place online; a half day event focusing on concrete structures for a resilient society.  Engineers and academics, including fib Secretary General David Fernández-Ordóñez Hernández, will share current research and best practice around project sustainability.

Hear from industry experts across three sessions dedicated to fib bulletins, research and projects:

  • Updates on fib bulletins 88 and 90, including sustainability of precast structures
  • Latest research on reinforced concrete
  • Case study: River Dee Bridge
  • What is a future ready structure?

Benefits of attendance

  • Gain insight into current industry research from our expert panel
  • Learn what the future holds for sustainable design
  • Understand how to approach integrating sustainability into designs

Speakers

Owen Brooker

Co-chair

Technical Director - Modulus

Chris Hendy

Co-chair

Technical Director, Atkins

Janet Lees

Tailored reinforced concrete infrastructure

Professor of Civil Engineering - University of Cambridge

Mungo Stacy

What is a future ready structure?

Head of Profession, Civil, Bridge and Ground - WSP

Georgia Thermou

fib bulletin 90: externally applied FRP reinforcement for concrete structures

Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering - University of Nottingham

Mehrdad Torabzadegan

Calcium nitrate as a corrosion inhibitor

Senior Application Engineer - Yara International ASA

Sponsored by Yara

Yara UK Ltd

With 100 years of chemical production experience, Yara supply industrial chemicals, technical support, research, development and expertise. We produce NitCal® - a calcium nitrate-based admixture for cold weather concreting which prevents slow set delays and inhibits reinforced concrete corrosion.



 

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