The world bridge industry is still booming, particularly in the current ‘bridge land’ - China. In addition to RMB 4 trillion ledged by China’s central government to invest and develop the infrastructure sector in 2009, China will undertake 245 new bridge construction projects in 2010, with a total investment of up to RMB 150 billion.

Based on these fast changing environment and the success of Bridge Tech 2009, I am pleased to inform you that Co-organized by Jiangsu Transportation Research Institute (JTRI), Key Laboratory of Large-span Bridge Health Inspection & Diagnosis Technology Ministry of Communications, PRC and Global Leaders Institute (GLI); officially supported by International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE); co-sponsored by American Concrete Institute (ACI) and Structural Engineering Institute (SEI); endorsed by NACE International, The Association of Consulting Engineers of Hong Kong (ACEHK), and Singapore Concrete Institute (SCI); the annual Bridge Tech summit i.e. Bridge Tech 2010 emerges again and will be held from November 29th to December 2nd in the Intercontinental Shanghai Pudong Hotel, China as one of the most exciting and significant annual events for bridge industry.

Key Issues of Bridge Tech 2010 Event:
· The status quo and development trend of bridges industry
· Current investment policy and new bridge projects in China
· Bridge safety consideration under technological innovation
· Bridge life-cycle cost design and applications
· Bridge health monitoring and maintenance
· Advanced bridge construction materials and equipment
· Case sharing of world class bridges

Distinguished Event Speakers & Panelists:

Governments / Associations:

· Feng Maorun, Deputy Director of the Highway Division of the Committee of Experts, Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China

· Li Wanheng, Director of Bridge Division, Research Institute of Highway, China's Ministry of Transportation

· Predrag L. Popovic, President, International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)

· Xiang Haifan, Director General, Bridge and Structural Engineering Branch, China Civil Engineering Society

· Myint Lwin, Director of Bridge Division, Federal Highway Administration, USA

· Neo Bian Hong, Design Director, Land Transport Authority, Singapore

· Tam Hon-choi, Chief Engineer of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Project Management Office, Highways Department, Hong Kong

· Delmar J. Doyle, Interim Executive Director, NACE International, USA

· Jean-Marc Tanis, Chairman, Association of French Civil Engineering (I’AFGC)

· Ken Dykes, Chairman, The Corrosion Prevention Association (CPA), UK

· Urs Meier, Deputy Director, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA)

· Chen Mingxian, General Secretary, Hunan Provincial Transport Department

· Fan Lichu, Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering

Bridge Commanders / Contractors:

· Su Quanke, Chief Engineer, Hong Kong –Zhuhai - Macao Bridge Advance Work Coordination Group Project Office

· Shen Wang, Director, Zhejiang Zhoushan Island Integration Project Construction Command

· Zhong Hai, Deputy Executive Director, Zhejiang Jiaxing - Shaoxing Cross-sea Bridge Construction Command

· Motoi Okuda, Senior Director of Long-span Bridge Engineering Center, Honshu - Shikoku Bridge Expressways Co., Ltd. (HSBE), Japan

· Cai Yisheng, General Manager, Guangdong Nanao Bridge Construction Co., Ltd.

· Cheng Xiaodong, Deputy Chief Director, Zhejiang Hangzhou Jiubao Bridge Construction Command

· Dai Xiaojian, General Manager, Shanghai Changjiang Tunnel and Bridge Construction and Development Co., Ltd.

· Shao Xinpeng, Chief Engineer, Qingdao Bay Bridge Construction Command

· Wang Mingluan, General Manager, Fujian Xiamen - Zhangzhou Bridge Construction Co., Ltd.

· Xiang Mingwu, CEO, South China Metallurgical Group

· Xie Daqi, General Manager, Shanghai Donghai Bridge Management Co., Ltd.

· Yang Genlin, General Manager, Jiangsu Communication Holding Corporation

· Yao Pei, General Manager, Sutong Bridge Construction Co., Ltd.

· Zhong Jianchi, Director, Jiangsu Taizhou Yangtze River Bridge Construction Command

· Zhu Yaohong, Deputy Chief Engineer. Hangzhou Bay Bridge Construction Command


· Fu Guanhua, CEO, Jiangsu Transportation Research Institute

· Hyun-Moo Koh, Director, Korea Bridge Design and Engineering Research Center (KBRC)

· Lars Hauge, Director of the International Bridge Projects, COWI, Denmark

· Wang Zhongyu, Director, Bridge Engineering Research Center, Taiwan

· Zhang Xigang, CEO, Highway Consultants Co., Ltd., China Communications Construction Company LTD.

I hope this email has provided you enough information about this event and interest for you to join it in November & December, 2010 in Shanghai, China.

I look forward to your early reply.

Kind Regards,

Yours sincerely

Frank Chen
The Bridge Tech 2010 Organizing Committee

Bridge Structural Engineering Research Department, Jiangsu Transportation Research Institute
Key Laboratory of Large-span Bridge Health Inspection & Diagnosis Technology Ministry of Communications, PRC
Global Leaders Institute

Official Supporter: International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)

American Concrete Institute (ACI)
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)

NACE International
The Association of Consulting Engineers of Hong Kong (ACEHK)
Singapore Concrete Institute

Official Event Website: Bridge Tech 2010

Tel: 86.21. 5236 0030 Ext: 6055
Fax: 86.21. 5236 0029