2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The 2016 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers will hold on Tuesday 25thand Wednesday 26th October, 2016 at the Abuja International Conference Center- Executive Hall at 10:00a.m.

The Theme of the Conference is “ISSUES ON FAILURE OF ENGINEERING STRUCTURES IN NIGERIA”.

The Conference will take the form of plenary and workshop presentations to deliberate on the following sub-themes:

  1. The Nigerian Building Code
  2. Structural Engineering Practice
  3. Structural Engineering Forensic Study
  4. Construction Materials (Conventional and Innovative)
  5. Ethical and Legal Issues
  6. Construction Supervision
  7. Adaptation of the Euro  Code
  8. Safety and Environmental Issues
  9. Economic Issues

 

The NIStructE Conference is an annual networking event for structural  engineers in Nigeria and it provides a forum for engineers, professionals in the built industry, government officials, local administrative authorities, funding agencies, contractors, suppliers of construction equipment and materials, investors and other stakeholders in the built-environment from the public and private sectors to share ideas on best practices as well as learn from one another effective ways of dealing with diverse challenges in order to achieve value for money and provide a sustainable quality of life for Nigerians.

During the 2016 conference, delegates will have the opportunity to deliberate on issues pertaining to the state of Nigeria’s Infrastructure; issues of structural engineering practice and many more.

All materials submitted for presentation shall be reviewed to ensure that the high standards that have been set by the Institution in the past are maintained and even surpassed.

NOTE: KINDLY NOTE THAT SUB- THEMES : 1,2,5,6, AND 7 ALREADY HAVE AUTHORS

 

Important Dates to Note!

  • Friday , 23rd September , 2016  : Deadline for receipt of Abstracts;
  • Friday , 30th September, 2016 :  Acceptance of Abstracts. Notification to Authors to finalize Presentations;
  • Friday, 7th October , 2016 :   Deadline for receipt of Bio-data and photo of  Authors
  • Friday, 14th September, 2016 :  Deadline for receipt of presentations;

 

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