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International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC) - 2016

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Transforming the future of infrastructure through smarter information

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The International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC) will bring together world-leading academics and practitioners from the fields of infrastructure planning, asset management and sensing. The unique combination of fields and disciplines focusing on the power of smarter information will provide opportunities to confront persistent barriers and develop novel, proactive solutions.

The key themes to be addressed at the conference include:

  • Infrastructure resilience
  • Design for infrastructure adaptability
  • Creating value from infrastructure
  • Delivering smarter infrastructure

Keynote presentations will address the overarching conference themes -

Futureproofing infrastructure: resilience and adaptability Creating value from infrastructure Transforming the future of infrastructure – a global view

A combination of plenary and parallel sessions will review the overarching issues and focus on the interconnected subject matter, providing ample opportunity for questions and informal discussion to enable delegates to assess the relevance of issues to their own sectors and disciplines.

A number of cross-cutting issues will also be addressed, for example engagement with different stakeholders and wider society; the role of regulators and standards bodies; effective data management and interpretation; and the value of smart infrastructure to Society.

Who should attend:

Researchers and academics working in the fields of: geotechnical and structural engineering; structural health monitoring; asset management; city scale infrastructure planning and design; the use of smarter data in cities.

Decision makers and analysts from industry and government responsible for: design, construction and operation of infrastructure assets; asset management; specification and procurement of major infrastructure assets.

This talk is part of the IfM Seminars series.

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