Oral Presentation Awards
|Masonry||Karren Izquierdo||Increasing the Accuracy of In-plane Shear Strength Predictions for Partially Grouted Masonry Walls|
|Concrete||Benedict Egbon||The Strength Prediction of Notched Sandwich Panels under Push-through Test|
|Steel||Sheldon Twizell||Evaluation of the Lateral Torsional Buckling Response of Heat Straightened Girders|
|Pipeline||Saher Attia||Evaluation of Elbow Element Behavior in Abaqus under Internal Pressure||Overall Best|
|Timber||Ahmed Mowafy||Nonlinear Static Analysis of Hybrid Steel-timber Structures Using Fibred-based Nonlinear Model|
|Bridge/Biomechanics||Maha Ead||Investigation of Pelvic Symmetry and the Development of 3D Pelvic Models|
Poster Presentation Awards
|1st||Miguelangel Bilotta||Assesment of Design Procedures for Slender Masonry Walls for Future Optimization|
|2nd||Moad Bani||Nonlinear Static Analysis of Steel Concentrically Braced Frames Designed to CSA S16-14 Provisions|
Why the conference?
The purpose of the conference is to celebrate the graduate students of the Structures Group. The conference will provide a nice and relaxed environment for all the students to present their work to their peers and to the industry. The conference will provide networking opportunities between different research groups within our Structures Group and the industry partners.
The emphasis throughout the conference is on sharing ideas, experiences and building a bridge between the students in the Structures Group and the industry.
A call for abstracts is to be released June 19th, 2019.
The conferecne is to be held at the following location:
Royal Glenora Club
11160 River Valley Road Northwest
Edmonton, AB T5J 2G7
Deadline for registration to the conference is August 11th, 2019.
The cost of registration for students is free and all meals are included. Tickets for your spouse or partner, and industry are available at the cost of $50.00. For this and all other inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
08:00 AM – 08:30 AM Registration + Breakfast
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM Opening Remarks
09:00 AM – 09:30 AM Keynote 1: Mark Hagel
09:30 AM – 10:45 PM Oral Session 1: Masonry
09:30 AM – 10:45 PM Oral Session 2: Concrete
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Oral Session 3: Steel
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Oral Session 4: Pipeline
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM Lunch
01:30 PM – 02:30 PM Poster Session
02:30 PM – 03:00 PM Keynote 2: Carla Dickof
03:00 PM – 04:45 PM Oral Session 5: Timber
03:00 PM – 05:15 PM Oral Session 6: Bridge/Biomechanics
05:15 PM – 07:00 PM Dinner and Awards
Conference Chairs: Md Abdul Hamid Mirdad, Brittney Lopushinsky
Technical Committee: Abolfazl Ashrafi, Qipei Mei, Odin Guzman Sanchez, Mehsam Tanzim Khan
Marketing Coordinator: Eziolu Ilozumba, John Spencer, Harsh Vrajeshkumar Patel, Michael Manarin
Activities Coordinators and Treasurers: Sheldon Twizell