15th International Symposium on Tubular Structures
27-29 May 2015
The Subcommission for Tubular Structures XV-E of the International Institute of Welding (IIW) has decided that the 15th International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS 15) will be hosted by COPPE/UFRJ and UERJ, Brazil. In the past, 14 International Symposia have been successfully held in Boston, U.S.A. (1984), Tokyo, Japan (1986), Lappeenranta, Finland (1989), Delft, The Netherlands (1991), Nottingham, U.K. (1993), Melbourne, Australia (1994), Miskolc, Hungary (1996), Singapore (1998), Düsseldorf, Germany (2001), Madrid, Spain (2003), Québec, Canada (2006), Shanghai, China (2008), Hong Kong, China (2010) and London (2012).
The 15th International Symposium will take place at Hotel Pestana, from Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th May 2015. This Symposium is considered the principal showcase for tubular structures and the prime international forum for discussion of research, developments and applications in this field. The conference would be of interest to manufacturers of hollow sections or related construction products, architects, trade associations, design engineers, steel fabricators, owners or developers of tubular structures, researchers, academics and postgraduate students.