9th Australian Small Bridges Conference 2019
 
Geotechnical Engineering and Civil Works for Bridges, Roads and Rail Stream
Presentations providing expert technical advice, including case studies, with respect to geotechnical engineering, foundations, earth structures and retention, including associated civil and geotechnical works, will be featured at the conference in  Geotechnical Engineering and Civil Works Structures for Bridges, Roads and Rail Sessions.

Abstracts for this Stream can now be submitted. Please see details on abstract submission below.


In 2019 Topics and Speakers already include:


Ken Maxwell
Technical Director, Bridges
Arcadis
HICKSON ROAD ARCH BRIDGES, SYDNEY – ANALYSIS FOR PREDICTED GROUND MOVEMENTS

Carla Rossimel
Structural Engineer
KBR
James Wong
Principal Structural Engineer
KBR
ACCELERATED BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION FOR LEVEL CROSSING REMOVALS IN HIGH TRAFFIC METROPOLITAN ENVIRONMENTS


Dr Liam Holloway
Managing Director
MEnD Consulting
Nimal Jayasekera
Delivery Manger Structures
Main Roads Western Australia Main Roads Western Australia

HYBRID CATHODIC PROTECTION FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CORROSION TO REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGE PILES IN AN ESTUARINE RIVER


Nathan Roberts
Senior Bridge Engineer
Aurecon
CONDITION ASSESSMENT OF CORRUGATED STEEL UNDERPASSES INCLUDING 3D TERRESTRIAL LASER SCANNING

Armin Shoghi
Senior Structures Development Engineer
VicRoads, Metropolitan North West
USING INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEM STRATEGY TO PREVENT/REDUCE OVER HEIGHT VEHICLES FROM STRIKING THE NOTORIOUS NAPIER STREET RAILWAY BRIDGE

Dr Kabir Patoary
Technical Director-Bridges
GHD
USE OF BONDED REINFORCEMENT IN TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

Ray Crampton
Operations Director
Commercial Marine Group
DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF MARINE SCOUR PROTECTION SOLUTIONS, ‘UNDERWATER’.

Dayani Kahagala Hewage
Phd Candidate
Western Sydney University
Christophe Camille
PhD Candidate
Western Sydney University

Co-authors:
Olivia Mirza, Senior Lecturer, Fidelis Mashiri, Associate Professor and Brendan Kirkland, Lecturer, Western Sydney University
Todd Clarke, Lead Engineer, BarChip Australia
MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR OF SYNTHETIC FIBRE REINFORCED CONCRETE UNDER STATIC AND DYNAMIC LOADINGS FOR RAILWAY TRAMSOMS APPLICATION
 



Mohsen Ranjbar-Zahedan
Phd Candidate
University of Technology Sydney
Co-authors:
Alireza Keshavarzi,
Professor, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, Centre for Infrastructure Engineering,
Western Sydney University,

Hadi Khabbaz,
Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of Technology Sydney

James E Ball
Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Technology Sydney

FLOW DIVERSION STRUCTURE AS AN EFFECTIVE COUNTERMEASURE TO PROTECT BRIDGE PIERS FROM SCOUR

Cillian McColgan
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
WSP
Suthagaran Visvalingam
Senior Geotechnical Engineer,
WSP
Nick Withers
Geotechnical Engineer
WSP
ESTIMATED VERSUS MEASURED CAPACITY OF CFA PILES FOR SEAFORD ROAD BRIDGE
 
Armin Shoghi
Senior Structures Development Engineer
VicRoads, Metropolitan North West
USING INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEM STRATEGY TO PREVENT/REDUCE OVER HEIGHT VEHICLES FROM STRIKING THE NOTORIOUS NAPIER STREET RAILWAY BRIDGE

Liam Coleman
Principal Structures Engineer
NZ Transport Agency, NEW ZEALAND
Co-Authors:
Mark Wheel
Senio Engineer
Network Rail, UK
Alyson Dean
Bridge Engineer,
WSP-OPUS, CANADA
MANAGING BRIDGE STRIKES FROM RAIL TO ROAD BRIDGES IN THE UK AND NEW ZEALAND
 
David Coe
Senior Principal
pitt&sherry
AS5100.2 2017 – THE EFFECT ON BRIDGE BARRIERS

Ray Crampton
Operations Director
Commercial Marine Group
DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF MARINE SCOUR PROTECTION SOLUTIONS, ‘UNDERWATER’.
 
 
David De Saedeleer
CEO
DESAMI, BELGIUM
Joseph Marra
Department Manager,
Global Design Technology, BELGIUM
Dewaulle
Alexandre
Project Engineer
Global Design Technology, BELGIUM

RETROFITTING OF CRASH BARRIERS TO RURAL BRIDGES AND CASE STUDIES
 


Abstract Submission: Geotechnical Engineering and Civil Works for Bridges, Roads and Rail Stream
Presentations providing case studies, or expert advice, are  now sought for the 2019 conference. 

Abstracts may now be submitted for consideration.


To propose a presentation, please provide the following:
  • Topic Title
  • Synopsis (approx 100-200 words)
  • Proposed Speaker Bio (approx 50 words) and pic (head-shot)
Please see our topics listed above as a guide. However papers on other topics will also be reviewed.

If your Abstract is accepted, a Technical Paper will need to be prepared and lodged by COB Friday 1st March 2019.
All Speakers will need to submit a payment, by the 31st January 2019, for a two day speaker registration to attend the conference and present.

Email all Abstracts to:
Scott Matthews BEng
Conference Chair and Convenor 
E: scott@leadinginfrastructure.com
P: 03 9885 9534

Topics could include, but are not limited to:
Geotechnical engineering
Geotechnical investigations
Foundations
Piling
Earth retention and engineering 
Earth structures including slope stability, embankments and earth retaining walls 
Reinforced soil structures 
Soil nailing, Tied-back support 
Ground or Embankment stabilisation 
Geogrids and Geosynthetics
Walling systems, performance and selection
Gravity walls
Concrete diaphragm walls 
Soil mixed walls 
Design of walls, Seismic design of walls 
Numerical analyses of walls 
Sinking of shafts
Cofferdams 
Supported excavations and shoring
Water structures including for scour prevention
Drainage 
Contracting practices
Roadworks
Trackworks
Bridge Protection
Rockfall protection