Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania


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2017 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.

2017 Workshops

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.

W01: Evaluating Internal Redundancy of Existing Built-up Steel Members to Set Hands-on Inspection Intervals

W02: International Bridge Engineering Practices

W03: (BriM) Using Bridge Models after the Design Process

W04: Bridge Load Rating and Posting for State-Specific Legal Loads

W05: Drones- Regulation, Technology, and the Future

W06: FRP Composites Impact to Sustainable Design of Concrete Bridges and Accelerated Bridge Construction

W07: Development of Spliced Precast Girder Bridge Technology

W08: Introduction to Steel Bridge Fatigue and Fracture Design and Evaluation

W09: Closer to Reality – Complex Bridge Analysis Software

W10: An Overview of the Bridges to Prosperity Program – Planning, Design and Construction of Footbridges in Remote Rural Areas

W11: Implementing Bridge Asset Management Systems

W12: ABC Systems – Concrete Filles Steel Tubes for Bridge Applications-Seismic

W13: Engineering Ethics

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 Kristen Musloe, Conference Manager.