8th Australian Small Bridges Conference

Scott Matthews is the Conference Convenor for this Conference.


Scott has vast experience in convening technical infrastructure conferences over a three decades period and has over the last decade convened more infrastructure conferences than any other person in Australia. 

This has included, amongst others: seven Australian Small Bridges Conferences, nine Australian Road Engineering and Maintenance Conferences, two Earth Structures & Rentention Conferences, four AAPA International Flexible Pavements Conferences and five Local Government & Public Sector Building & Maintenance Conferences. 

Scott is a qualified professional engineer who has worked within the road and construction industries for three decades, including six years at VicRoads.  Scott has served on a number of Austroads and other technical committees and has been a contributing author to many road and construction guides and publications.  

He has also presented papers at numerous road and other conferences, as well as having served on numerous organising committees including RILEM and The World Congress of the Council Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 

His 16 years with the Cement and Concrete Association saw a close involvement with structural engineering including bridges. And his role revolved around the provision of technical information and advice to the design and construction industry at large. During this time Scott was also an invited Eminent Speaker to universities in Victoria, South Australia, NSW and WA. 

Scott was also Secretary of the Victoria Branch of the Concrete Institute of Australia which in that period conducted a number of Bridge Seminars and Technical Evenings. 

Scott Matthews is currently the Managing Director of Leading infrastructure Pty Ltd.  Leading Infrastructure is a company dedicated to providing quality technical information on infrastructure.