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Inspiring the next generation – IASS 2020/21 Annual Symposium and SURREY 7 International Conference on Spatial Structures

  • 23 Aug 2021
  • 27 Aug 2021
  • University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

Inspiring the next generation conference, will be organised at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, on 23-27 August 2021.

The conference, originally scheduled for 2020, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Inspiring the next generation incorporates:

  • the IASS Annual Symposium (IASS SYMPOSIUM 2020/21) and
  • the 7th International Conference on Spatial Structures (SPATIAL STRUCTURES 2020/21)
The conference topics will include (the list is not exhaustive):
  • Teaching and education
  • Damage, fracture and fatigue
  • Conceptual design
  • Historical structures
  • Configuration processing
  • Temporary structures
  • Computational methods for analysis
  • Gridshells
  • Optimisation
  • Glass structures
  • Structural reliability
  • Shell structures
  • Durability and maintenance techniques
  • Tension and membranes structures
  • Testing procedures
  • Inflatable structures
  • Advanced and bio-based materials
  • Lattice structures
  • Environmental aspects
  • Tensegrity systems
  • Detailing and construction
  • Deployable and origami systems.
  • Advanced manufacturing


IASS 2020/21 &Surrey 7 webpage:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/spatial-structures-2020

The conference flyer can be downloaded here:

IASS 2020/21 & Surrey 7 – Flyer

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