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FIBRE REINFORCED CONCRETE: Challenges and Opportunities
(BEFIB 2012)

The 8th BEFIB will be held at Centro Cultural Vila Flor, in Guimarães, Portugal, during 19-21 September 2012, hosted by University of Minho and ISISE. After the success of the previous BEFIB 2008 in India, BEFIB 2012 will continue the aim to attract delegates from academia, industry and research institutes involved with applied research and development in the FRC field. In doing so, the event will provide a platform for academics and industrialists to network, exchange ideas and gain new insights on the possibilities and challenges of FRC.

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Keynote lecture - keynote lectures will be given by prominent persons in the FRC domain. Details about the plenary lectures will follow very soon.

Posters - there will be poster display sessions in between the technical sessions. Prizes for the best poster and best paper are planned. Detailed information is being prepared and, when available, it can be consulted/download here.

Oral contributions - people from academia and industry, and those doing applied research will be given the opportunity to give 15 minute presentations on their most recent work.

Exhibition - companies will have the opportunity to exhibit their products and services during this event, which will attract people from all over the world.

Short courses - short courses about relevant topics related to FRC will be given by experts. Detailed information is being prepared and, when available, it can be consulted/download here.

Technical Committee meetings - the conference will also host ACI and fib Technical Committee meetings 

Publications - Papers presented at BEFIB2012 will be considered for publication in special issues of SCI Journals.


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