fib: What's happening? 2021

Author: Jenny Burridge, Frank Dehn, Andy Truby

Date published

10 June 2021

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fib: What's happening? 2021


Jenny Burridge, Frank Dehn, Andy Truby

Date published

10 June 2021


Jenny Burridge, Frank Dehn, Andy Truby



This annual update provides an overview of the ongoing work from two fib commissions.

fib: what’s happening? is organised by the UK Group of fib (The International Federation for Structural Concrete). The commissions instigate research on structural concrete and publish industry guidance that goes beyond what established codes can offer. Designers, contractors, academics and clients will gain an understanding of the latest fib developments.

Expert speakers cover what's happening on:

  • Commission 1: Concrete Structures - Andy Truby, Director, TrubyStevenson Ltd
    • An overview of recent Commission 1 activities 
    • Details of Commission 1 membership and task groups
    • Spotlight on recently completed publications, and those that are underway
  • Commission 4: Concrete and Concrete Technology - Frank Dehn, Professor of Building Materials and Concrete Construction, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    • A summary of recent Commission 4 activities
    • An overview of new Commission 4 bulletins, content and task groups
    • Discussion of how Commission 4 contributes to MC 2020

Jenny Burridge leads the team of structural engineers at The Concrete Centre who are dedicated to enabling all those involved in the design, use and performance of concrete to realise its full potential. She is a chartered civil and structural engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in the construction industry including working for Arup and AECOM designing award winning buildings in both the UK and Europe.

Frank Dehn is Professor for Building Materials and Concrete Construction at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. He is member of the Presidium of the International Federation of Structural Concrete (fib) and co-chair of fib’s Technical Council. Frank served as chair of fib Commission 4 “Concrete and Concrete Technology” for several years and is Associate Editor-in-Chief of “Structural Concrete - the fib Journal”.

Andy Truby is a practicing structural engineer and a Director of TrubyStevenson Ltd.  Andy works principally in the buildings sector and has a particular interest and expertise in post-tensioned concrete structures.  He has been member of the of fib Commission 1 “Concrete Structures” for several years and acts as Convenor for Task Group 1.3 “Buildings”.


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