Conference topics

The main themes of the Conference are the following (the list is not restrictive):

Innovations in education

  • Active learning methodologies.
  • New assessment tools.
  • Multidisciplinary education.
  • Internet based teaching (MOOCs, webminars, etc.).
  • New learning spaces.
  • Outreach activities to promote structural engineering and architecture.
  • Other innovations.

New challenges and topics in the education of the structural engineer

  • Development of transversal skills such as critical thinking, creativity and communication abilities.
  • Conceptual design.
  • Engineering and the arts.
  • Structural engineering, society and entrepreneurship.
  • Sustainability.
  • Structural Art, Construction History, Philosophy of Structures.
  • Cooperation with the developing countries
  • Ethics in structural design.
  • New construction materials.
  • Computational design tools (BIMs…).
  • Other topics and challenges.
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