10th Austroads Bridge Conference
Road Construction
Road Operations
  • Start Date: Monday, 03 April 2017
  • End Date: Thursday, 06 April 2017
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Organiser: VicRoads



The ABC2017 organising committee invites you to participate in this important conference.

The Austroads Bridge Conference is the premier bridge conference in Australia and provides a great opportunity for local and international specialists in the field of bridge engineering to share experiences, innovations, achievements and knowledge.

The full program is now available online. There are also three technical tours to the West Gate Bridge, EJ Whitten Bridge and the segmental precast yard established for the level crossing removal project.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Adjunct Professor Wije Ariyaratne | Bridges - Connecting Communities
  • Professor Eugene OBrien | Site-specific Characteristic Bridge Load Assessment
  • Distinguished Professor Sami Rizkalla | Innovative use of FRP for Precast Concrete
  • Dr Man-Chung Tang | A Conceptual Study of the Taiwan Strait Crossing

Sessions include:

  • Bridge Analysis, Design and Assessment
  • Feature Projects
  • Lessons Learnt from Bridge Damages and Failures
  • Innovative Bridge Constructions + Sustainability and Life Cycle Cost
  • Bridge Asset Management
  • Field Applications and Case Studies
  • Bridge Load Assessment
  • Codes and Standards
  • Bridge Technology + Material Technology
  • Bridge Load Assessment 
  • Innovative Bridge Construction + Sustainability and Life Cycle Cost.

For more information and registration visit www.abc2017.com.au

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