APFIS 2007

The First Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures

The Official Regional Conference of the
International Institute for FRP in Construction
for the Asia-Pacific Region

12-14 December 2007
Hong Kong, China

Organised by
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Hong Kong

In Collaboration with
IIFC Working Groups on "FRP-Strengthened Metallic Structures", "Bond Behaviour of FRP in Structures", and "FRP Bridge Decks"

APFIS 2007 Updates

19 December 2007
Chinese newspaper report APFIS 2007.

9 December 2007
Copies of the 2-volume set of proceedings can be purchased by completing and then returning the attached form.
Picture of Proceedings
Proceedings Order Form

6 December 2007: Conference Program
APFIS 2007 Program

6 December 2007: Registration
If you plan to join APFIS and have not yet registered then please do so as soon as possible: APFIS 2007 Registration Form

6 December 2007: Post-conference Site Visit
A complimentary half-day technical tour on Saturday 15 December which includes a visit to the Stonecutters Bridge construction site (http://www.stonecuttersbridge.net/en/main.htm) followed by a tour of the Civil Engineering Department and Laboratories of The University of Hong Kong and then lunch. Register at the conference registration desk or via email (apfis07@hkucc.hku.hk). Places are limited to 30 and on a first come first served basis

12 July 2007: Technical Paper Deadline Extended
Please note that the deadline for technical paper submission of 1 July 2007 has passed. Authors are still welcome to submit papers and are strongly encouraged to do so by the end of July. Please contact the Chair of the Organising Committee, Dr Smith (apfis07@hkucc.hku.hk), if you would like to request a longer extension.

22 June 2007
The conference registration form is now available. Delegates are encouraged to register early to take advantage of discounted fees. More information is available on the 'Registration' page of this website.

21 June 2007
Special accommodation rates at four hotels have been secured for APFIS delegates. Delegates are encouraged to book early. More information is available on the 'Travel, Transportation and Accommodation' page of this website.

21 June 2007
Information pertaining to the conference and banquet venue is now available for viewing on the 'Conference Venue' page of this website.

21 June 2007
The Organising and Scientific Committees are pleased to announce six keynote lectures to be delivered by Dr S. Denton (UK), Professor K.W. Neale (Canada), Professor D.J. Oehlers (Australia), Professor J.G. Teng (China), Professor Z.S. Wu (Japan), and Professor L.P Ye (China). A list of the keynote lecture titles is given in the 'Keynote Lectures' page of this website.

27 April 2007
Approximately 200 abstract submissions have now been accepted into the conference. If not already so, can the corresponding author of each accepted abstract please send a confirmation email to apfis07@hkucc.hku.hk. In the email simply quote your paper identification number in the header and indicate if any corrections/changes to your details on the list of accepted abstracts need to be made.

20 March 2007
Final Call for papers. Abstracts due 10 April 2007

15 March 2007
Accepted Abstracts, Instructions to Authors and Sample Paper are now available for downloading