IABMAS Conference

Every two years IABMAS holds a conference at a different location throughout the world. The conference attracts researchers, representatives from all sections of bridge engineering, bridge engineers working with transportation departments, consultants, contractors and local authorities interested in all aspects of bridge maintenance, safety and management.

The aim of the conference is to consider recent developments in the field of bridge maintenance, safety and management and related topics and to stimulate and promote research into this field with the intention to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

The conference has been/will be held in the following locations:

  • 2002 Barcelona, Spain
  • 2004 Kyoto, Japan
  • 2006 Porto, Portugal
  • 2008 Seoul, Korea
  • 2010 Philadelphia, USA
  • 2012 Stresa, Italy
  • 2014 Shanghai, China
  • 2016 Iguassu Falls, Brazil
  • 2018 Melbourne, Australia
  • 2020 Sapparo Japan
  • 2022 Barcelona, Spain
  • 2024 Copenhagen, Denmark