10th Australian Small Bridges Conference 2021
 
10th Australian Small Bridges Conference Speaking Program


Click HERE to view the 2021 Speaking Program as a PDF(Updated 15th Feb 2021).

 
To view the abstracts, all co-authors and biographies click HERE
 

Speaking Program Outline: 

 

DAY ONE - MONDAY 15th FEBRUARY 2021

8.00 AM Registration And Arrival Tea/Coffee - Exhibition Viewing

9.00 AM CONFERENCE OPENING

5.20 PM Networking Drinks (Included in all tickets for Day One)

Network with exhibitors and delegates after the last sessions of Day One conclude. Canapes and drinks provided. 
 
Networking Drinks are proudly sponsored by LB Australia 
 
6.45 PM Optional Conference Dinner at the Marriott (Tickets are an optional extra cost of $140+GST) This is a very informal affair to relax and enjoy at with other delegates and no long speeches at all!
 


DAY TWO - TUESDAY 16th FEBRUARY 2021

8.00 AM Registration And Arrival Tea/Coffee  - Exhibition Viewing

8.45 AM DAY TWO CONFERENCE OPENING

3.00 PM Conference Closes

Dress:  For all Day Sessions and Social Functions - Smart Casual or Business attire.  Ties are optional, but are definitely not required!

 
 
Stream One
Seven of the twelve conference sessions are can be viewed below.
 
There are seven sessions in Stream One, inclusive of the Opening Session on Day One, and the final Closing Session on Day Two. 
 
These  seven sessions can be viewed as videos on the Video Sessions Tab.  However that  may only be viewed by persons who have purchased a conference registration (This includes the post-conference registration, or one of the original pre-conference registrations) who will have been issued the appropriate password required to gain access.
 
  
DAY ONE - Monday 15th Feb 2021
9.00 CONFERENCE OPENING Scott Matthews

9.05 BRIDGE ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT

PRIORITISATION STRATEGY FOR TIMBER BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS, Susie Seeto, Structural Engineer and Sally Farquhar,Senior Structural Engineer ,AECOM

A RISK-BASED APPROACH TO MANAGEMENT OF REMOTE VEHICLE AND PEDESTRIAN STRUCTURES IN TASMANIA Tim Chappell, Senior Engineer, Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service

FROM DATA TO INFORMATION – BRIDGING THE GAP ON HOW TO INCREASE VALUE FROM INSPECTION PROGRAMS, Gavin Chadbourn, Manager- Asset Strategy & Planning, pitt&sherry

11.15 PEDESTRIAN BRIDGES FOR RAIL PROFECTS

ROOTY HILL STATION EASY ACCESS UPGRADE: PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION WITH MULTIPLE SITE CONSTRAINTS, Nebojsa Ravic, Principal Bridge Engineer and Angus Murray, Bridge Engineer, Cardno

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE AT MARTIN PLACE METRO STATION, Rowan Hsu, Principal Structural Engineer, BG&E and Natalie Cook, Structural Engineer, Arcadis

PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION STAGING – COCK LANE FOOTBRIDGE, WERRINGTON, UNITED KINGDOM, Rupert Noronha, Project Engineer, Brisbane City Council

1.45 RAILWAY BRIDGES

LONGITUDINAL BRAKING/TRACTION AND THERMAL FORCE ASSESSMENT FOR RAILWAY BRIDGE TO AS5100:2017, David Han, Technical Director, Rockfield Technologies Australia

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF TOORAK ROAD MULTI-SPAN RAIL BRIDGE, Daniel Pang, Principal Structural Engineer and John Noonan, Principal Structural Engineer, Jacobs

INTEGRAL RAIL BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION – STAMFORD RAIL UNDERBRIDGE - WERRINGTON, UNITED KINGDOM, Rupert Noronha, Project Engineer, Brisbane City Council 

3.55 CULVERTS

SUNBURY CULVERT MODIFICATION TEMPORARY PROPPING AND STAGING, Joe Abraham, Temporary Works Coordinator, CPB Contractors

COLLABORATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF 300LA TWIN CELL UNICULVERTS FOR AURIZON REPLACEMENT RAIL CULVERT AND BRIDGE STUCTURES, Stephen Farrington, Sales Manager Central Queensland and Ken Weier, Civil Engineer, Humes

MEASUREMENTS BASED ASSESSMENT OF A DAMAGED CULVERT, John Vazey, Engineering Manager, EngAnalysis

 

DAY TWO - Tuesday 16th Feb 2021
 
8.50 RETAINING WALLS, ABUTMENTS AND PILING

EMBANKMENT RETAINING WALLS CONSTRUCTED IN A NARROW RAIL CORRIDOR, Kim Guttridge, Technical Director, Mott MacDonald, and Tim Pistono, Senior Structural Engineer, WSP

RETAINING WALL SYSTEMS INTERFACING WITH BRIDGE ABUTMENT WALLS, Ian Ward, Associate Director and Roads & Rail Leader (Vic, TSA Management

CONSTRUCTION OF A ROAD BRIDGE OVER WATER – VINES CREEK, MACKAY, QUEENSLAND, Rupert Noronha, Project Engineer, Brisbane City Council

10.50 RAILWAY BRIDGES

PI-GIRDER – A FULL SPAN PRECAST VIADUCT FOR THE MANILA L1 CAVITE EXTENSION PROJECT (L1CEP) IN THE PHILIPPINES, Jonathan Herguais, Director Structures & Civil Infrastructure ANZ, SYSTRA Scott Lister, Melbourne

STEEL TRUSS LOAD ASSESSMENT FOR AGING BRIDGES USING FEA AND AS5100:2017, Daniel Stephenson, Principal Structural Engineer, Rockfield Technologies Australia

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF BURIED CORRUGATED METAL CULVERTS, Satyajit Datar, Technical Director, Infrastructure, Aurecon

1.20 CORROSION AND STRUCTURES

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN CONCRETE CORROSION PROTECTION FOR INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS, Atef Cheaitani, Managing Director, Remedial Technology

ADVANCES, BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES IN APPLIED STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING, John Vazey, Engineering Manager, EngAnalysis

USING CHLORIDE DIFFUSION MODELLING TO PREDICT THE REDUCTION IN GLOBAL WARMING POTENTIAL FOR CONCRETE STRUCTURES REINFORCED WITH HOT DIP GALVANIZED STEEL, David Harrison, Market and Specification Engineer, Galvanizers Association of Australia

USING FRP PULTRUDED PROFILES IN THE DESIGN OF THE SMALL BRIDGE, Mahdi Saadati, Senior Structural Engineer, High Mat

Stream Two - Tuesday 16th Feb 2021

 DAY ONE - Monday 15th Feb 2021

11.15 BRIDGE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION

WORKSHOP: BRIDGE ACCESS FOR MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION, Mark Elliott, Owner and CEO, Down Under Bridge Units

PLANNING FOR REPAINTING AND STRUCTURAL REPAIRS OF RED BRIDGE, BEENLEIGH, Antony Andradi, Senior Engineer Pavement and Structures, Logan City Council

REVIVING AN ICONIC STRUCTURE – REPAINTING AND STRUCTURAL REPAIRS TO THE LOGAN RIVER RED BRIDGE, Matt Duncanson, Senior Engineer – Materials Technology, SMEC Australia

1.45 FLOODING, SCOUR & DESIGN

HAUGHTON RIVER FLOODPLAIN UPGRADE PROJECT, Aida Bartels, Structures Lead AHJV - Associate Principal, Arup and Tina O’Connell Hydraulics Lead AHJV - Principal Engineer, HDR

DEEP SCOUR ANALYSIS AND FLOOD LOADING ON SUBMERGED BRIDGES, Elijah Holland, Structural Engineer, Aurecon

Pile Remediation and Scour Protection, Ray Crampton, Founder and Director, Commercial Marine Group Subsea Solutions

3.55 BRIDGE DESIGN

NEW “LOW FORCES” BRIDGE BARRIER DESIGN AN EXAMPLE OF FEA SIMULATION FOR EXCELLENT DESIGN, Dane Hansen, Senior Engineer, LB Australia

A SERVICEABILITY ANALYSIS OF PEDESTRIAN INDUCED EXCITATION FON LIGHT-WEIGHT FRP FOOTBRIDGES, Rohan McElroy, Principal Structural Engineer, icubed consulting

 
 DAY TWO - Tuesday 16th Feb 2021

8.50 NEW BRIDGE PROJECTS

MUIR ROAD AND BEDWIN ROAD CABLE BRIDGES, Chris Duffy, Director, Certus Projects

BR65 VELOWAY BRIDGE OVER LEXINGTON ROAD - ACCELERATED DESIGN IN THE TIME OF COVID-19, David Lingard, Structural Engineer, Jacobs

ACCELERATED PROGRAM TO REPLACE 3 LOAD LIMITED TIMBER BRIDGES FOR THE UPPER LACHLAN SHIRE COUNCIL TO SM1600, Logan Mullaney, Managing Director, InQuik Bridging Systems

10.50 RECOVERY, RESTORATION AND REPAIR

RESTORING CORRODED AND DEFICIENT PIERS – DURABILITY AND STRUCTURAL STRENGTHENING SOLUTION OF DUNBOGAN BRIDGE PIERS, Tim Shaw, Structural Engineer – Bridges and Daniel Anstice, Technical Director – Materials Technology, GHD

BUSHFIRE RECOVERY - REBUILDING DESTROYED SMALL SPAN TIMBER BRIDGES ACROSS SOUTHERN NSW, Logan Mullaney, Managing Director, InQuik Bridging Systems

REPAIR OPTIONS FOR EXTENDING THE LIFE OF BRIDGE ASSETS NEW or OLD: CASE STUDIES OF COMMON ISSUES, Grant Dowling, Target Market Manager – Refurbishment, Sika