Technical Programme - Thursday 12 October


Thursday 12 October 2017


11.00 am – 12.30 pm:  Precast NZ Inc Meeting

11.00 am - 12.45 pm:  Registration

11.30 am – 12.45 pm:  Lunch

12.45 pm – 1.00 pm:  Conference Opening


1.00 pm – 2.45 pm:  Session 1
Chairman:  James Mackechnie

Paper 1:  KEYNOTE PRESENTATION  'Tuning the Structural Engineering Mind in Creative Ways'
Peter Laursen - California Polytechnic State University

Paper 2:  KEYNOTE PRESENTATION  'Challenges and Progress toward the Assessment of Residual Capacity for Earthquake-Damaged Concrete Buildings'
Kenneth Elwood - University of Auckland

Paper 3:  'Wellington International Airport Multi-Level Carpark - Concrete Raft Slab Construction'
Carl Ashby / Andrew Davidson - Opus International Consultants; Callum Sutherland / Rob Taggart - Fletcher Construction Company 


2.45 pm – 3.30 pm:  Afternoon Tea


3.30 pm – 5.00 pm:  Session 2
Chairman: Rod Fulford

Paper 1:  'Damage to buildings with precast concrete floors during the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake and implications to design and seismic assessment'
Richard Henry / Ken Elwood - University of Auckland; Dave Brunsdon - Kestrel Group; Peter Smith - Spencer Holmes 

Paper 2:  'Damage Assessment of Concrete Road Bridges during the Kaikoura Earthquake 2016'
Adnan Rais / Royce Liu / Alessandro Palermo - University of Canterbury 

Paper 3:  'Christchurch Town Hall - Post-earthquake Repair and Strengthening Project'
Mark Browne / Gareth Morris / John Hare - Holmes Consulting

Paper 4:  'The Textile Centre Seismic Strengthening - Innovative Techniques to minimise the impacts on an Historic Structure'
Niraj Ranjit / Rhys Rogers / O Smith - BBR Contech; S Khatiwada - PRENDOS

 

3.30 pm – 5.00 pm:  Session 2A
NZRMCA Session
Chairman: Paul Donoghue

Paper 1:  'Structural Application of Steel Fibres Reinforced Concrete with and without Conventional Reinforcement'
Tian Sing Ng - BOSFA Pty Ltd / Trevor Nyan Soe Htut - Curtin University Australia

Item 2:  NZRMCA AGM


5.00 pm – 6.00 pm:  NZCS AGM

6.30 pm:  President’s Reception

7.00 pm:  Casual Conference Dinner & Entertainment