Brazilian Group of IABSE
Vice Chair

Prof. Sergio Hampshire Santos

Rua Rainha Guilhermina 74 Apto. 801,

Leblon Rio de Janeiro 22441-120



Mr. Gilson Marchesini

Praca Dom Jose Gaspar, 134 2 Andar

Centro Sao Paulo 01047-010




Second Secretary

Mr. Gilberto M. B. Do Valle

Av. Rio Branco 18 - 11 andar

Rio de Janeiro 20090-000 BRAZIL          



Prof. Dr. Emil De Souza Sanchez Filho

Rua Professor Gastão Bahiana,

155/701 Rio de Janeiro, RJ 22071-030




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News / Coming Events / Activities / Meetings






7-11 June, 2021


The XII Brazilian Conference on Bridges and Structures (XII CBPE), Virtual  


About 200 engineers were online between 7 and 11 of June 2021, and attended the XII Brazilian Conference on Bridges and Structures (X CBPE), promoted by the ABPE (Brazilian Association of Bridges and Structures – Brazilian Group of IABSE) and the ABECE (Brazilian Association of Consulting Engineers). In the five days of the Conference, 15 main lectures were given by major Brazilian and foreign specialists in the construction and design of bridges and other structures. Among other interesting presentations, special lectures were given by eminent specialists, for instance from Portugal (Antônio Adão da Fonseca, João Pedro Lopes, José Campos Matos, Luís de Oliveira Santos e Diogo Rodrigo Ribeiro), Germany (Michael Müller), Chile (Matias Andres Valenzuela) and from Italy (Mario de Miranda). In parallel with the main lectures, 131 technical papers were presented, by Brazilian specialists and researchers. The main objective of the event was attained, of presenting to the Brazilian engineers the more recent progresses in the Civil Engineering technology, as well as the great civil works that are currently being executed in Brazil. The next CBPE is foreseen to occur in 2022, in São Paulo.




The Second Symposium in Bridges and Structures in Brazilian Northeast 

On 3 December 2020, more than 800 students and engineers, from 25 of the 27 Brazilian States, participated online, in the Second Symposium of Bridges and Structural Engineering in Brazilian Northeast (II Seminário de Pontes e Estruturas do Nordeste do Brasil), which was promoted by ABPE (Brazilian Association of Bridges and Structures – Brazilian Group of IABSE). In a afternoon-night conference, five lectures were given by Brazilian specialists in the design and maintenance of bridges and other structures. The main objective of the event was attained, which was to present to the Brazilian students and engineers, the recent progresses in the field of Structural and Civil Engineering technology.

May 13-15, XII National Conference on Bridges and Structures

(XII Congresso Nacional de Pontes e Estruturas) – to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Hotel Pestana, May 2020, 13th to 15th. Expected attendees: 300, 20 Main Conferences, 100 technical papers to be presented.
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