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2 2 Alfândega Congress and Exhibition Centre Porto, Portugal 2

3 3 How to get to Porto The city of Porto is supplied by an airport, highway connections to other cities and several railway stations. By Plane If you want to arrive at Porto by plane you will have to land at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport. 3

4 4 Call for Papers All major aspects of bridge maintenance, safety, and management will be addressed. 4

5 5 Chairs of the Scientific Committee MARIOS CHRYSSANTHOPOLOUS, University of Surrey, Guilford, Surrey, UK HITOSHI FURUTA, Kansai University, Takatsuki, Japan ANDRZEJ NOWAK, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 5

6 6 Keynote Speakers JOAN CASAS, Technical Univ. of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain SUNG-PIL CHANG, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea STEVEN CHASE, Federal Highway Admin, McLean, VA, USA JOAQUIM FIGUEIRAS, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal PAUL GRUNDY, Monash University, Victoria, Australia MICHAEL HUI, Hong Kong Highways, Hong Kong URS MEIER, EMPA, Dubendorf, Switzerland UDO PEIL, Tech. Univ. Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany MASANOBU SHINOZUKA, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA 6

7 7 Organizers of Special Sessions Emin AKTAN, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Farhad ANSARI, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Fabio BIONDINI, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy Fernando BRANCO, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Eugen BRUEHWILER, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland Necati CATBAS, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA James COOPER, Federal Highway Administration (retired), Washington DC, USA Ross COROTIS, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA Álvaro CUNHA, FEUP, Porto, Portugal Shirley DYKE, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA Ib ENEVOLDSEN, RAMBOLL, Copenhagen, Denmark Miguel FERREIRA, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal Hitoshi FURUTA, Kansai University, Takatsuki, Japan Odd E. GJORV, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Techn., Trondheim, Norway Rade HAJDIN, Infrastructure Manag. Consultants GmbH, Zurich, Switzerland Jens JENSEN, COWI, Lyngby, Denmark 7

8 8 8 Wayne KLAIBER, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA Pier Giorgio MALERBA, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy Ayaz MALIK, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA Rene MAQUOI, Université de Liège - Sart-Tilman, Liège, Belgium Aftab MUFTI, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Hani NASSIF, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, USA Ernst NIEDERLEITHINGER, BAM, Berlin, Germany Livia PARDI, Autostrade, Rome, Italy Mehdi SAIIDI, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA Masahiro SAKANO, Kansai University, Takatsuki, Japan Richard SHEPARD, California Dept. of Transport., Sacramento, CA, USA Navil SHETTY, Atkins Rail, London, UK Marja-Kaarina SODERQVIST, Finnish Road Administration, Finland Paul THOMPSON, Paul D. Thompson, Castle Rock, CO, USA Riccardo ZANDONINI, University of Trento, Trento, Italy

9 9 Submission of Abstracts Authors should submit 300 words abstract to the Conference Secretariat by May 31, 2005, together with the preliminary registration form. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and authors will be notified regarding the acceptance of their abstracts by August 31, Full eight-page papers and two-page abstracts will be due by November 30,

10 10 A two-page abstract book and a CD-ROM containing the full papers to be presented at the Conference will be given to all delegates. Extended versions of selected papers will be considered for publication in Structure and Infrastructure Engineering - Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design & Performance, an international peer-reviewed scientific journal endorsed by IABMAS. For more information about this journal, please visit its homepage at 10

11 11 Sponsors APEE, Portuguese Association of Structural Engineering, Portugal ASCE-SEI, American Society of Civil Engineers – Struct. Engng. Institute, USA CALTRANS, California Department of Transportation, USA CDOT, Colorado Depart. of Transportation, Bridge and Research Branches, USA CMM, Portuguese Association of Steel and Composite Construction, Portugal CMP, Porto Municipality, Portugal CONSTRULINK.com, Portugal COSEIK, Computational Structural Engineering Institute of Korea, Korea CU, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA DRD, Danish Road Directorate, Ministry of Transport, Denmark ECCS, European Convention for Constructional Steelwork, Belgium FEUP, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal FHWA, Federal Highway Administration, USA GBE, Portuguese Group of Struct. Concrete, Portugal IABSE, The Intern.l Association for Bridge and Structural Enging., Switzerland

12 12 IST, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal JSCE, Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Japan JSMS, The Society of Materials Science, Japan JSSC, Japanese Society of Steel Construction, Japan KBRC, Korea Bridge Design & Engineering Research Center, Seoul, Korea KCI, Korean Concrete Institute, Korea KSCE, Korean Society of Civil Engineers, Korea KSSC, Korean Society of Steel Constructions, Korea KU, Kansai University, Japan KU-CER, Dept. of Civil and Earth Resources Engng., Kyoto University, Japan NSF, National Science Foundation, USA OE, Portuguese Society of Engineers, Portugal SISTeC, Smart Infra-Structure Technology Center, KAIST, Korea TRB, Transportation Research Board, USA UM, University of Minho, Portugal UPC, Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

13 13 Registration fee (euros): Before Feb. 28, 2006 After Feb. 28, 2006 IABMAS MEMBER Non-Member Students Accompanying Persons * * including reception & banquet 13

14 14 incredible bridge heritage 14 Porto

15 15 Porto World Heritage (1998) European Capital of Culture 2001 “... exceptional urban landscape with a thousand-year history...” “... many and varied monuments...” 15

16 16 One of the oldest country in Europe. Outstanding monuments and beautiful landscapes. 16

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