Final Program
Tuesday
Nov. 27, 2007
Wednesday
Nov. 28, 2007
Thursday
Nov. 29, 2007
Friday
Nov. 30, 2007
Workshop Registration Workshop Registration
Opening Ceremony
Keynote Lectures
Technical Sessions
Welcome Reception
Keynote Lecture
Technical Sessions
Closing Speech
Workshop Banquet
One-day Technical Tour


1st day
Wednesday, Nov. 28
9:00 - 20:00
9:00 - 9:10 Opening Ceremony
(chaired by Ayaho Miyamoto)
9:10 - 10:00 Keynote Speech I
(chaired by Ayaho Miyamoto)
"Maintenance and Repair Strategies for Existing Bridges in China"
XianYan Zhou*
*Central South University of Forestry and Technology, (China)

Abstract(PDF)
10:00 - 10:30 Break
Technical Session I
(chaired by Ayaho Miyamoto)
10:30 - 11:40
10:30 - 11:05 "Structural Health Monitoring System for the Honshu-Shikoku Bridges"
Shigeki Kusuhara*
*Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Company Limited, (Japan)

Abstract(PDF)
11:05 - 11:40 "New Technologies for Easing Deployment of Structural Monitoring Projects"
Risto Kiviluoma*
*WSP Finland Ltd, (Finland)
11:40 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 13:50 Keynote Speech II
(chaired by Michael W. King)
"Development and Implementation of Bridge Management System in Aomori Prefectural Government"
Motoi Soma*
*Aomori Prefectural Government, (Japan)

Abstract(PDF)
Technical Session II
(chaired by Michael W. King)
13:50 - 15:00
13:50 - 14:25 "Development of an Advanced Data Collecting System for Bridge Health Monitoring"
Kei Kawamura*
*Yamaguchi University (Japan)
14:25 - 15:00 "Real-time Signal Processing of Experimental Results Embedded in Bridge Health Monitoring System (BHMS)"
Amir Tarighat*
*Shahid Rajaee University (Iran)
15:00 - 15:45 Break
Technical Session III
(chaired by Michael W. King)
15:45 - 16:55
15:45 - 16:20 "Multi-layered Database of Bridge Information for National Asset Management of Civil Infrastructure"
Sang-Ho Lee*
*Yonsei University (Korea)

Abstract(PDF)
16:20 - 16:55 "Development of Bridge Management System for Expressway Bridges in Japan"
Kazuaki Yokoyama*
*West Nippon Expressway Co. Ltd. (Japan)
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome Reception
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2nd day
Thursday, Nov. 29
9:00 - 21:00
9:00 - 9:50 Keynote Speech III
(chaired by Risto Kiviluoma)
"Bridge Management System in Denmark"
Erik Larsen*
*COWI A/S, (Denmark)
9:50 - 10:20 Break
Technical Session IV
(chaired by Risto Kiviluoma)
10:20 - 11:30
10:20 - 10:55 "Bridge Maintenance Strategies for Penang Bridge in Malaysia and Effects on Lifetime Engineering"
Michael W. King*
* UEM BUILDERS BERHAD (Malaysia)

Abstract(PDF)
10:55 - 11:30 "Bridge Maintenance Planning System Considering Deterioration Process and Life Cycle Cost"
Kyoji Niitani*
* Oriental Construction Co., Ltd. (Japan)

Abstract(PDF)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 13:50 Keynote Speech IV
(chaired by Sang-Ho Lee)
"Bridge Management in Switzerland"
Rade Hajdin*
*Infrastructure Management Consultants GmbH

Abstract(PDF)
Technical Session V
(chaired by Sang-Ho Lee)
13:50 - 14:25
13:50 - 14:25 "Maintenance Strategy of Harbor Structures in Japan Based on Lifecycle Management"
Hiroshi Yokota*
*Port and Airport Research Institute (Japan)
14:25 - 14:55 Break
14:55 - 15:45 Keynote Speech V
(chaired by Sang-Ho Lee)
"Half a Century of Lifetime of Large Adriatic Arch Bridges"
- Experience and Guidelines for Future -
Jure Radic*
*University of Zagreb, (Croatia)

Abstract(PDF)
Technical Session VI
(chaired by Sang-Ho Lee)
15:45 - 17:00
15:45 - 16:25 "Practical Asset Management Systems of Hanashin Expressway -Logic Model and BMS-"
Yasuhito Sakai*
*Hanshin Expressway Co., Ltd. (Japan)
16:25 - 17:00 "Probabilistic Service Life Prediction of Concrete Structures"
Fabio Biondini*
*Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

Abstract(PDF)
17:00 - 17:10 Closing Ceremony
(chaired by Ayaho Miyamoto & Risto Kiviluoma)
19:00 - 21:00 Workshop Banquet
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3rd day
Friday, Nov. 30
8:00 - 18:00
8:00 - 18:00 Technical tour to Tsunoshima Modern Bridge site and "Hagi" histrical samurai town, etc.

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Tsunoshima Bridge

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Hagi City
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