2018 NIStructE ANNUAL CONFERENCE – CALL FOR PAPERS

2018 NIStructE ANNUAL CONFERENCE – CALL FOR PAPERS

2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS – NIStructE  –   Tuesday 23rd  & Wednesday 24th  October, 2018.

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 31ST CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS: CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2018 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers will hold on Tuesday, 23rd & Wednesday, 24th October, 2018 at the Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt at 9:00a.m daily.

The Theme of the Conference is “Engineering Infrastructure, the Environment and Human Factor ’’

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

  1. Design and Construction of the Bonny  Bridge to Bonny  Island
  2. High Performance Structures
  3. Infrastructure Development, the Environment and The human factor:

The NLNG Model

  1. Design of Off Shore Oil Platforms
  2. Introduction to Euro Code
  3. Environmentally Friendly  Infrastructural Development /Prospects for the Development of Geopolymer Concrete
  4. The Effect of Fire on the Residual Resistance  of Concrete Structures
  5. Sustainability in Design and Construction Development of Water Front Structures.
  6.  Introduction to Building Information modelling (BIM)
  7. Implementing Green Codes for delivering Sustainable Structures In Nigeria

The theme of this year’s Conference was carefully coined out from contemporary issues in Nigeria: Engineering Infrastructure, the Structural Engineering Practice, protecting the Environment and human capital development and protection. 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 and proffer solution to challenges in our sector. 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 2018 conference, delegates will have the opportunity to deliberate on issues pertaining to the state of Nigeria’s Infrastructure and how infrastructural development can proceed without degrading the environment, and be human centered and many more.

All materials submitted for presentation shall be peer – reviewed to ensure that high standards are maintained.

Important Dates to Note!

  • Friday, 29th June , 2018      :                 Deadline for receipt of Abstracts;
  • Friday, 20th July, 2018   :                  Acceptance of Abstracts. Notification to Authors to finalize Presentations;
  • Friday, 27th July, 2018   :                  Deadline for receipt of Bio-data and photographs of Authors
  • Friday , 31st August, 2018 :                 Deadline for receipt of presentations

Kindly send all your materials to peterigbinijesu@yahoo.com, beu2ng@gmail.com, nistructeng@yahoo.com and kolaidowu24@gmail.com.

For further information, please visit: www.nistructe.org.ng

Engr. Dr. Bright Ukponu, MNIStructE                   Engr. Peter Osarodion IgbiniJesu, FNIStructE                            

Honorary Secretary                                                Chairman, 2018 Annual Conference Planning Committee            

 

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