Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures

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Thursday, 7 September 2017
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Swinburne University of Technology
AGSE202, Ground Floor, ATC Building, 427 – 451 Burwood Road (cnr John Street), Hawthorn VIC 3122


Our September event will be the showcase event of the year!

In September the Institute's Victoria Branch will hold our highly popular annual student beam competition at Swinburne University.

In addition to our feature technical presentations in the main lecture theatre, the evening will include tradeshow exhibitions to give you the opportunity to mingle and network with the major players in the construction industry.

Our Keynote Speaker John Hilton, Global Service Leader Bridges & Civil Structures, Aurecon, will present on AS5100.8 which involves repair, rehabilitation and FRP strenghthening.
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The student beam competition will put the analytical skills of engineering students from universities across Victoria to the test. You will witness live load testing of the specimen to failure on site in Swinburne’s Advanced Technologies Centre.

For further details please email [email protected] or phone Annie Forster on (03) 9699 6407


CIA Members $76.00 Non-Members $99.00 CIA Retired, Life & Honorary Members $38.00 Student Members $38.00


Mr. John Hilton
Global Service Leader Bridges & Civil Structures - Aurecon

Mr. Fred Andrews-Phaedonos
Principal Engineer - Concrete Technology Asset Services - VicRoads

Professor Riadh Al-Mahaidi
Professor of Structural Engineering & Director of the Smart Structures Laboratory - Swinburne University of Technology

Mr. Jon-Paul Marrow
Manager Structural Protection - Aeramix Pty Ltd

Mr. David Holmen
Remedial Manager - Central Remedial


  • AS5100.8 which involves Repair, Rehabilitation and FRP Strengthening.
  • Factors with Significant Negative Influence on the Quality and Durability of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Composite Strengthening of Concrete Structures
  • Performance of FRP Strengthened Concrete Structures at Extreme Events
  • Concrete Rehabilitation, a Contractor’s Perspective


4:30 pm Trade show with drinks & finger food served whilst networking
5:30 pm Be seated in lecture theatre
5:35 pm Welcome and introduction - VIC President
5:40 pm MC's opening remarks  
5:50 pm Presentation 1:  Keynote Speaker - John Hilton
6:15 pm Presentation 2:  Fred Andrews-Phaedonos
6:40 pm Presentation 3:  Prof Riadh Al-Mahaidi
7:05 pm Introduction to the Student Beam Competition
7:10 pm Student Beam Competition: Test 1 - Plain RC beam.
Live feed into lecture theatre. See failure load and mode
7:20 pm Intermission. Networking, drinks & finger food in trade show area
7:50 pm Student Beam Competition: Test 2- FRP strengthened RC beam.
Live feed into lecture theatre. See failure load and mode
8:00 pm Presentation 4: Jon-Paul Marrow & David Holmen
8:25 pm Bonus Test: Near Surface Mounted (NSM) - FRP strengthened RC beam.
Live feed into lecture theatre. See failure load and mode
8:35 pm Door Prize and networking
9:00 pm Event Concludes
NB. Timeline is correct at time of publication but is subject to minor adjustments on the day

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