The finalised Bridges 2017 programme has just been announced - Click here to download the brochure.
For 25 years, the Bridges conference has driven technical knowledge, debate and discussion at the heart of Europe's bridge community.
In 2017 the conference will once again focus on delivering a number of informative sessions detailing all the latest thinking through a number of technical sessions and case studies. These sessions will be of benefit for all those involved with the planning and design, construction and maintenance of bridges both in the UK and around the world. This annual event brings together some of the sharpest minds in the bridge sector to debate and discuss all the latest challenges and opportunities for bridge engineers and managers.
Key topics for 2017 will include
- Implementation of the new Highways Code of Practice risk based approach
- Protective security challenges for bridge owners, engineers and asset managers
- Arch in the way? Just lift it!
- Key achievements and lessons learned from Ordsall Chord in Manchester
- Lessons learned from the 2015/16 floods
The speaker line-up includes representatives from Atkins Global, Network Rail, Bill Harvey Associates, Freyssinet, Tony Gee & Partners, Aecom, Mott MacDonald, Cumbria MBC, Royal Haskoning DHV, University of Cambridge, Transport Scotland, Amey, Bridge Owners Forum, Mouchel, Jacobs, Leonhardt Andra & Partners and more.
"Well organised event with well covered topics on bridges. A 'must attend' event for a bridge engineer"
Principal engineer, Amey