• Performance-based approaches for concrete structures

    Materials technology, structural design, analytical modelling, conformity assessment and testing

    • Conference themes

      Modelling and testing of concrete properties
      Materials technology
      Structural design aspects
      Durability and service life
      Sustainability aspects
      Construction systems
      Model code

  • cpi-worldwide

  • PPC Group

  • BBR Network

  • Structural Systems Africa

  • Rilem

  • sponsors

    Sponsors and Supporters

    The fib Symposium 2016 is sponsored and supported by various industry partners. Please contact the event organizers to enquire about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

  • gsb

    The Graduate School of Business

    The fib Symposium 2016 will be held at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (GSB). The GSB is situated in close proximity of […]

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    Cape Town

    Cape Town is arguably the most beautiful city in the world and offers a range of first class cultural activities, an exciting nightlife, and excellent restaurants and bars of all types. The beaches of the city rank between the most beautiful of the world, and the weather is in general very sunny in November.

  • Welcome

    The fib symposium 2016 in Cape Town is intended to bring together practising engineers, scientists, specifiers, concrete technologists, researchers and others from around the world to share knowledge and experience on current developments in concrete technology and structural concrete design, with a particular focus on performance-based approaches.

    The symposium will run over 3 days and feature oral presentations by authors of all accepted papers, as well as keynote addresses by leading international experts. Following the conference, workshops on selected topics will be organised, exposing delegates to practical information and hands-on experience. The event will include a tourist programme for conference delegates and accompanying persons, as well as various social functions including a conference dinner.

    An exhibition will be organized with companies from around the globe showcasing recent developments in concrete materials technology, testing equipment, and structural design solutions.

    CPD Accredited 

    Accreditation: Earn 3 CPD points for the full three-day event

  • Address

    A/Prof. Hans Beushausen

    University of Cape Town
    Department of Civil Engineering
    Upper Campus, New Engineering Building
    Rondebosch, 7701

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Phone number

    +27 (0) 21 650 5181

    E-mail address


Graduate School of Business