2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Call for papers

2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Call for papers

2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS – NIStructE  –   Tuesday, 24th & Wednesday, 25th  October, 2017.

 

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 30TH CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS: CALL FOR PAPERS

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The 2017 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers will hold on Tuesday, 24th & Wednesday, 25th October, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja at 9:00a.m.

The Theme of the Conference is ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURE: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY’’

The Conference will take the form of Plenary and Technical Sessions to deliberate on the theme and the following sub-themes respectively.

  1. Innovative Construction Materials
  2. Value Engineering Concept
  3. Infrastructural Failures
  4. Analytical & Research Findings on Structures
  5. Steel Structures.
  6. Reinforced Concrete Structures
  7. Timber Structures.
  8. Formwork: Design, Construction and Stability.
  9. False Work: Scaffolding / Props.
  10. Forensic Engineering.
  11. Prestressed  Concrete.
  12. Codes of Practice.
  13. Loads on Structures.
  14. Developing Structures
  15. Innovative Design
  16. Economy of Construction
  17. Seismic Engineering
  18. RAM (Reliability, Availabilty and  Maintainabilty) in Design, and also Construction
  19. Professionals, Quacks and Developers in Design and Construction
  20. Modular Structures

The theme of this year’s Conference was carefully coined out from contemporary issues in Nigeria: Engineering Infrastructure, the Structural Engineering Practice and the Economic situation of the Country. The 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. It is also a forum for them to learn from one another, the effective ways of dealing with the present diverse challenges occasioned by the economic situation of the country and how engineering infrastructure could be used to salvage the economy.

During the 2017 conference, delegates will have the opportunity to deliberate on issues pertaining to the state of Nigeria’s Infrastructure; Economy issues on Structural Engineering Practice and many more.

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

 

Important Dates to Note!

  • Monday, 31st July, 2017      :        Deadline for receipt of Abstracts;
  • Monday, 14th August, 2017 :       Acceptance of Abstracts. Notification to Authors to                                                        finalize Presentations;
  • Monday, 28th August, 2017  :       Deadline for receipt of Bio-data and photographs   

                                                            of Authors

  • Thursday, 31st August, 2017 :     Deadline for receipt of presentations;

Kindly send all your materials to kosifala@yahoo.com, beu2ng@gmail.com and nistructeng@yahoo.com.

 

Engr. Dr. K. B. Osifala, FNIStructE.

Chairman, Conference & AGM Planning Committee.

 

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