Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania


337 Fourth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: (412) 261-0710 Email: Get Directions


Technical Sessions

Technical Sessions have always been the heart of the IBC, where attendees can watch, listen and learn about the various topics scheduled for presentation. Conference attendees may choose from presentations in four concurrent technical sessions, as new presentations are scheduled every 30 minutes. Pre-selection of presentations is not required.




Workshops are focused sessions on specific topics and are presented by co-sponsors, partners and other leading industry groups. The workshops are included with your registration fee.

W-1: Specialized Bridge Construction Techniques: Erection, Interim Crossings, Performance

W-2: Introduction to Strut-and-Tie Modeling (STM) for Concrete Structures

W-3: Meeting FHWA Mandates: Bridge Inspection, Evaluation and Asset Management

W-4: FRP Composite Bridge Materials: Design, Build, Strengthen

W-5: Accelerated Bridge Construction Technology Applied in the Seismic Region

W-6: Efficient and Economical Short-Span Steel Bridge Solutions

W-7: International Bridge Engineering Practices

W-8: Service Life Design – Worked Design Example

W-9: Future of Bridge Management: Program Modeling, Inspections, Design & Delivery

W-10: Design of Steel Bridges for Railways

W-11: China’s Bridge Development and Outstanding Outcomes in Bridge Engineering

NHI Workshop – Design and Evaluation of Bridges for Fatigue and Fracture


Committee Meetings

Many Committee Meetings of industry groups are planned during the dates of the IBC to allow industry professionals to efficiently combine important committee functions with their trip to the IBC. To schedule your co-meeting or for more information, contact us at 412-261-0710.