Events

International Conference on Timber Bridges 2013

Date:
September 30 - October 2 2013
Time:
11:00am-8:00pm
Venue:
Gold Coast Hotel  (map)
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The USDA Forest Products Laboratory aims to foster new international collaborations at the second International Conference on Timber Bridges. Join us and learn from an international community of experts on timber bridges, including highway, railroad and pedestrian structures.

Click here to download the entire Conference Program.

 


Associated Events

The 18th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium
September 24 – 27, 2013
Madison, WI

The 18th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium is a forum for those involved in nondestructive testing and evaluation of wood, wood-based materials and products. It will bring together the international nondestructive testing and evaluation research community, users of various nondestructive testing technologies, equipment development and manufacturing professionals, representatives from various government agencies and other groups to share research findings and new nondestructive testing products and technologies. Click here for more details.

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Fee Schedule 
Full registration – $545
Student registration – $245
Accompanying person – $225


Full registration includes:

  • Entry to all presentations and technical sessions
  • Entry to all evening events
  • Full food and beverage package: coffee breaks, continental breakfasts (Tues/Wed), lunches (Tues/Wed), cocktail reception (Mon/Tues), and dinner banquet (Wednesday)
  • Electronic version of full conference proceedings provided in registration package
  • Transportation to Fremont Street Experience on Monday
  • Complimentary shuttle to Strip

Student registration includes:

  • Entry to all presentations and technical sessions
  • Conference food and beverage package: coffee breaks, continental breakfasts (Tues/Wed), lunches (Tues/Wed)
  • Electronic version of full conference proceedings provided in registration package
  • Transportation to Fremont Street Experience on Monday
  • Complimentary shuttle to Strip

Accompanying person registration includes:

  • Attendance at evening events: cocktail reception (Mon/Tues), and dinner banquet (Wednesday)
  • Transportation to Fremont Street Experience on Monday
  • Complimentary shuttle to Strip
Please contact

Jaime Krohn with questions or for more information.

Paper Submission
Papers should be submitted to ICTB Paper Submissions in PDF-format by July 15, 2013. When the PDF file is created be sure that the fonts are embedded in the document. Do not use security settings on the PDF document as it will prohibit page numbering to be added.
The paper should be no more than 10 pages in length including figures, tables, and equations. The paper should have an even number of pages. If necessary, add a blank page at the end.  Lastly, in the PDF filename please include the submission ID number as well as the author’s name.

Click here for additional details on preparing your proceedings paper.

Posters
Click here for Poster Guidelines

Paper and poster presenters must register for the event. 

  

Gold Coast Hotel & Casino
4000 West Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(800) 331-5334

ICTB-2013 will be held at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Transportation between the hotel and the airport will be via taxi services. The hotel is located approximately 1 mile from the Las Vegas Strip with a complimentary shuttle bus available to hotel guests.

Special Conference Room Rates

To reserve your hotel room at the special conference rates listed above, call the hotel directly at 888-402-6278 OR visit the hotel’s website and enter group reservation ID: AWDBRDG. The cutoff date for room reservations at the special conference rates is September 14, 2013.

Please contact Jaime Krohn with questions or for more information.

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Sponsorship opportunities are limited, if you’d like to sponsor the ICTB-2013, please contact Tom Williamson today.X

International Scientific Committee
Erik Aasheim, Treteknisk (Norway)
Carlito Calil Jr., University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Aarne Jutila, Helsinki University of Technology (Finland)
Otto Kleppe, Public Roads Administration (Norway)
Robert Kliger, Chamlers University of Technology (Sweden)
Gerhard Schickerhofer, Graz University of Technology (Austria)
Tom Williamson, T-Williamson Timber Engineering LLC (USA)

Conference Planning Committee
Dawn Condotti, WoodWorks
Sheila Duwadi, Federal Highway Administration
Jaime Krohn, WoodWorks
Karen Martinson, USDA Forest Products Laboratory
Michae

l Ritter, USDA Forest Products Laboratory
Roxane Ward, WoodWorks
Tom Williamson, T-Williamson Timber Engineering LLC
James Wacker, USDA Forest Products Laboratory

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This event is proudly co-hosted by the Forest Products Laboratory-USDA Forest Service, the Federal Highway Administration, and WoodWorks.

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Photo credits: top left, Matthew Smith, Laminated Concepts Inc.;
Las Vegas News Bureau; bottom left, James Wacker