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Structural Engineering World Congress The Structural Engineering World Congress (SEWC) is dedicated to the Art, Science and Practice of Structural Engineering. The World Congress held every four years, aims to cover major aspects pertaining to technical and professional practice issues.
Como, Italy 2011 April 4 - 6, 2011. Meet the stalwarts of Structural Engineering! Be there to listen to the gurus, interact with your peers and other extraordinary people in the architecture world.

About SEWC

The Structural Engineering World Congress (SEWC) is dedicated to the Art, Science and Practice of Structural Engineering. The World Congress held every four years, aims to cover major aspects pertaining to technical and professional practice issues. The congress focuses on the needs and the contemporary issues of the structural engineering profession worldwide and highlights the profession’s interface with the society. It also re-iterates the impact of the structural engineering profession on the society reflected by excellent public image, standing and credibility of structural engineers. SEWC presents excellent opportunities for structural engineering professionals to interact with each other and to learn more about what is happening in the World of Structural Engineering now and about the trends for the future.

SEWC Inc. (USA) is an entirely independent organization with its own Board of directors which was chartered and incorporated in 1994 to facilitate the planning and organizing of a Structural Engineering World Congress at intervals of about every four years in different parts of the world. The First Congress was held in San Francisco in July 1998, while the Second Congress was held in Yokohama, Japan in July 2002. The third Congress, SEWC 2007 was held in Bangalore during Nov 2 – 7, 2007 at Hotel Grand Ashok. The fourth congress is being organised in Como, Italy in April 2011.

 
   

Past Conferences

SEWC 1998, the First International Congress, was held in San Francisco, California on July 19-23, 1998. SEWC' 98 was envisaged with one goal in mind: In an era of rapid, dramatic globalization, to advance the science and practice of structural engineering worldwide. The conference had over 143 sessions with more than 600 speakers who covered all aspects of structuralengineering. There were around 1,300 authors from around the world.

SEWC 2002 was held in Yokohama, Japan. It offered valuable opportunities for structural engineers to explore mutual concerns, exchange ideas, find solutions to common problems and gain insights into the future of their profession. Keynote speeches were delivered by six distinguished engineers from Europe, North America and Asia. 96 Sessions were held with more than 380 speakers. SEWC 2002 featured a special session on the World Trade Center disaster.

The Third Structural Engineers World Congress was held between 2-7th November 2007 in Bangalore, India. SEWC 2007 brought together the best and the brightest in the world of Structural engineering to meet and discuss the momentous issues in the profession. SEWC 2007 featured a number of presentations across parallel sessions by very eminent specialist and professionals from India and several countries overseas including the UK, USA, Japan, Turkey, Germany, France etc. The lectures covered a wide variety of very intresting subjects arranged thematically in different categories.

The primary purpose of SEWC2010 was to focus on the interactive professional effort involving Architects and Structural Engineers primarily to review the state of current practices aimed at evolving a Sustainable Built Environment.

The 2010 Architecture-Structure Interaction for Sustainable Built Environment, an International Colloquium was organised in Bangalore, featuring outstanding Architects and Structural Engineers from all over the world.  It was a rare and unique opportunities for professionals and students who are associated in various ways in building the future of the earth's built environment.  This International Colloquium was organised by SEWC(India) partnering with INSTRUCT (Institute for training in Construction Trades and Management) and the IIA (Indian Institute of Architects, Karnataka Chapter).  Various other organisations in engineering and Architecture also co-sponsored this event, which was one of a kind.  An Expo was organised in tandem for the benefit of participants and for various Industry participants who could utilize the opportunity to exhibit their product range.

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