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  • The 4th Annual Bridges Asia, regarded as the biggest conference in sustainable bridge infrastructure development in the Asian continent, will be held in Hong Kong from 26th to 27th February, 2013. The event is being organised by Construction IQ of IQPC. With three successful previous editions already under it's belt, this event can be seen as an apt platform for those keen on delivering presentations on various facets of bridge design, construction and maintenance. The event is expected to see a confluence of major asian stakeholders in the bridge arena such as asset owners, EPCs, AECs, contractors, etc in order to focus on the above aspects besides exchanging info on the latest and the upcoming projects, diverse financing models, legal matters, latest technologies and so on. This fourth edition of Bridges Asia will address key subjects like Asia's bridge development master plans, sustainable bridge design and engineering, funding bridge & sustainable infrastructure projects, bridge construction, monitoring & maintenance besides arranging post conference workshops. Some salient gains from attending the event include info about ongoing & upcoming bridge projects in the region as well as investments infused by South-east Asian asset owners; analysis of diverse bridge design philosophies vis a vis safety, constructability & serviceability; overcoming construction, maintenance & inspection related challenges with a view to enhance durability of bridges. The event is being regarded as a bespoke one for the relevant ministries, departments of public highways, transport and communications, directors, under secretaries, PDs, MDs, CGMs, principal bridge engineers, chief engineers (bridge design), senior representatives from EPC/AEC firms, senior representatives & experts from financial/legal firms, etc. Besides the opportunity to hear from a panel of experts in the bridge realm the event is expected to present good networking opportunities as well. To know about the latest and complete programme as well as to secure other relevant information such as registration & accommodation details, speaking opportunities, downloading draft agenda, etc. refer to the link mentioned below. Source: http://www.bridges-asia.com/Event.aspx?id=824806

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