44th Our World in Concrete and Structures (2019)
28 - 30 Aug 2019 Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore
On 29-31 August last year, OWICS celebrated its 43rd successive year. We are happy to announce 28-30 August 2019 as the dates for the 44th Conference on OUR WORLD IN CONCRETE & STRUCTURES and the theme will be “A Smart and Sustainable World in Concrete and Structures”.
The OW19 conference will be honoured to have the presence of many prominent renown professors and professionals, many of whom have supported OWICS for over 15 years like G M Sabnis, USA; Yogesh Chhabra, Willie Kay and Kiat-Huat Seow, Singapore; Franco Mola, Italy; Shoji Ikeda and N Otsuki, Japan.
The OW19 Conference will continue the ‘Highly Commendable Paper' Awards sponsored by the Supporting Organisations and the Industry.
We cordially invite you to join us in this celebration with a good, important and interesting paper and to share and exchange your experience in anything and everything about concrete and structures.
At OWICS 2019, Emeritus Professor Seng Lip Lee, Dr C T Tam and Ms Peggy L P Teo (Secretariat) will set a record of 43 years of support and attendance in this conference series.
Associate Professor Tan Teng Hooi
OW19 Conference Organising Committee
Submission of abstracts:
|30 Apr 2019|
|Notification of acceptance:||15 May 2019|
|Submission of full text:||30 Jun 2019|
|Conference Dates:||28-30 Aug 2019|
Abstracts (about 300-400 words with keywords) are invited to be submitted in order to be considered for inclusion in the Conference Proceeding and for oral presentation at the Conference. The Conference Proceeding is an official publication and will bear an ISBN number.
All abstracts received are reviewed for acceptance. Accepted texts are also peer reviewed for the Conference Award Schemes. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org directly for further assistance about abstract or paper submission, or further details about the conference venue, travel and accommodation, and other matters pertaining to OWICS 2019.
Please note that it is part of the requirements of submission that the author or one of the co-authors will attend the Conference and present the paper. Papers accepted for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings will have to be registered with a text-inclusion fee (TIF) of SGD450 per paper. All registered participants will receive a copy of the conference proceedings in electronic format. The Conference Organisers hold the copyrights of all papers published in the Proceedings, which will carry an ISBN reference.
Register to attend the conference to present your research findings, learn about latest concrete and structural design technologies, and network with fellow researchers and practitioners from all over the world.
PDUs for OWICS 2019 is being applied to The Professional Engineers Board Singapore.
Student Fee: S$750
Full Fee: S$890
Text Inclusion Fee: S$450
(All accepted papers are to be registered with a text-inclusion fee. The Full Registration fee includes the text inclusion fee for one paper.)
The following Professors and Professionals have confirmed their papers:
-Professor Issam Harik, University of Kentucky, USA
"Recent Advances in CFRP Deployment in Concrete Bridge Repair"
“Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures Against Progressive Collapse in Singapore”
-Assoc Prof Timothy R. B. Taylor*, et al, University of Kentucky, USA
”Effectiveness of RC Approach Slabs on Mitigating Differential Settlement at Bridge Ends”
and the following have indicated their interest to submit papers:
-Mr Mark Sarkisian, SOM, USA
-Professor Franco Mola, Politecnic di Milano, Italy
-Professor David Thambiratnam, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
-Dr Farhad Aslani, The University of Western Australia, Australia
-Mr Yuko Fukuoka, Kurabo Industries Ltd, Japan
-Mr Hozan Himdad Majeed, KNR Ltd. Co. Iraq
-Dr C T Tam, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Kindly notify the secretariat in case of any irregularities or if you do not find your paper in the above list.
|1800-1900||Cocktail (Invitation only)|
|0900-1030||OWICS Opening & Lecture|
|1045-1740||OWICS Conference (Keynote and Special Sessions)|
|1900-2100||Concrete Industry Dinner|
|0900-1700||OWICS Conference (Keynote and Technical Sessions)|
|1700-1730||Awards Presentation and Closing|
Morning and afternoon refreshments would be provided at approx. 1030hr & 1530hr and lunch at approx. 1230hr on each day of the Conference on 29 & 30 Aug, 2019.
The Conference Venue
Goodwood Park Hotel Singapore (22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221).
More details would be uploaded as soon as they are available.
The first Our World in Concrete conference was held in Singapore in 1975. The annual Conference, now expanded to Our World in Concrete and Structures, is held yearly without fail in Singapore during the last week of August. Please contact email@example.com for past OWICS proceedings and publications.