The International Federation for Structural Concrete 5th International fib CongressBetter - Smarter - Stronger
7 – 11 October 2018
The fib (Fédération internationale du béton / International Federation for Structural Concrete), formed by 43 national member groups and about 1,000 individual or corporate members, is a not-for-profit association committed to advancing the technical, economic, aesthetic and environmental performance of concrete structures worldwide. The Headquarters of the fib are located in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The objectives of fib are to develop at an international level the study of scientific and practical matters capable of advancing the technical, economic, aesthetic and environmental performance of concrete construction. These objectives are achieved, amongst others, by the stimulation of research, the synthesis of findings from research and practice, the dissemination of the results by way of publications, guidance documents and the organisation of international congresses and symposia, and the production of recommendations for the design and construction of concrete structures.
Every four years the fib run their Congress which is organised by one of its National Member Groups. IN 2018 this will be held in Melbourne, hosted by the Australian National Member Group, the Concrete Institute of Australia.
You can learn more about the fib by checking out their website www.fib-international.org
About The Concrete Institute of Australia
The Concrete Institute of Australia is an independent not-for-profit association providing technical resources, educational seminars and courses, networking events, and industry opportunities for Professional Development of Individual and Company Members who share a common interest in the pursuit of excellence in research, innovation, technology, design, and construction of concrete in Australia.
To achieve this the Institute has a number of objectives it strives to meet that supports the professional development of all members, including provision of technical training, access to technical and research publications, and support for an ethical and professional approach in all areas of concrete industry practice.
The Concrete Institute of Australia is the fib Australian National Member Group (ANMG) and as such represents the organisation in Australia. This allows the Institute to bring much of the work being done by fib to the Members of the Institute and provide worldwide codes of practices to be considered and compared for local needs.
You can learn more about the Concrete Institute of Australia by checking out their website www.concreteinstitute.com.au