Program Details

November 5, 2018 (Monday)
08:15-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Opening Session
PROTOCOL
ENVER İSKURT (Deputy Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure)
ABDULKADİR URALOĞLU (Director General of Turkish Highways)
09:30-11:00 PLENARY SESSION - 1915 Çanakkale Bridge
– the longest suspension bridge in the world –

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ersin Arıoğlu (Yapı Merkezi)
INVITED SPEAKERS:
Sezgin Küçükbekir (General Directorate of Turkish Highways)
Seçil Cam (Tekfen)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 PLENARY SESSION hosted by General Directorate of Turkish Highways (KGM)
Special Bridges of Turkish Highways

Session Chair: Aydın Doğan (Deputy Director General of Turkish Highways)
PLENARY SPEAKER: Nurdan Apaydın (General Directorate of Turkish Highways)
INVITED SPEAKERS:
Sina Kızıroğlu (General Directorate of Turkish Highways)
Alp Caner (Middle East Technical University)
Yeşim Esat (General Directorate of Turkish Highways)
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Maintenance and Management of long span cable supported bridges: problems and solutions
Airong Chen - Tongji University, China
14:30-14:40 Break
14:40-15:40 - Technical Sessions
15:40-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-17:40 - Technical Sessions
- Course on Live Load Models - Congested Traffic at Long Span Bridges hosted by BridgeWiz
(offers 1.5 Professional Development Hour certificates to attendees)
November 6, 2018 (Tuesday)
09:00-10:40 PLENARY SESSION hosted by IABMAS Turkey
Structural Health Monitoring

PLENARY SPEAKERS
Once upon a time in Italy: the tale of the Morandi Bridge
- Michele Calvi (Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori di Pavia, Italy)
Re-birth of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa
- Bruno Briseghella (Fuzhou University, China), Camilo Nuti (University of Roma Tre, Italy), Ivo Vanzi (University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy)
Can Novel Technologies Mitigate Bridge Failures?
- Necati Çatbaş (University of Florida, USA)
10:40-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-13:00 - Technical Sessions
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 PLENARY SPEAKER 
Towards International Specifications for Long Span Suspension Bridges 
Khaled Mahmoud (BTC, USA)
14:30-14:40 Break
14:40-15:40 - Technical Sessions
15:40-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-17:40 - Technical Sessions
November 7, 2018 (Wednesday)
Technical Tour – 1915 Çanakkale Bridge
November 8, 2018 (Thursday)