Keynote Lectures

The Organising and Scientific Committees are pleased to announce the following six keynote lectures. Please note the lecture topics are subject to change.

Dr S. Denton
Parsons Brinkerhoff, UK
Building Confidence in the Use of FRPs in Construction

Professor K.W. Neale
University of Sherbrooke, Canada
Assessment of Numerical Models for FRP-strengthened Concrete Structures

Professor D.J. Oehlers
University of Adelaide, Australia
Fundamental Issues that Govern the Rotation of FRP Retrofitted RC Columns and Beams: The Intractable Plastic Hinge Ductility Problem

Professor J.G. Teng
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Slender FRP-confined RC Columns: Analysis, Behavior and Design

Professor Z.S. Wu
Ibaraki University, Japan
Integrated Strengthening of Structures with Bonded Prestressed FRP Reinforcements

Professor L.P. Ye
Tsinghua University, China
Unified Definition of Safety Factors for Traditional RC Members and Members Incorporating FRP