Pre-event: Floating Structures Workshop by IStructE

18 July • 9am – 6pm


How will Singapore deal with increasing population growth over the next 50-100 years?

Interested in future opportunities to overcome critical land usage limitations in Singapore?

Curious about the possibility of using seaspace to create new developments for industry, housing and recreation?

Attend this workshop to learn about the latest developments, research and challenges and potential future applications. You will also understand in-depth considerations required to make the dream of man living and working on the sea come true.


9am – 10am

Multi-Purpose Large Floating Structures: Applications, Research and Development

Keynote Speaker: Prof. CM Wang, University of Queensland

10am – 10.45am

Floating Structures: Practical Perspective

By: Mr Lim Soon Heng, Managing Director of EMAS / Floating Solutions

10.45am – 11am
11am – 11.45am

Overview of Singapore’s Multi-Purpose Large Floating Structures Development

By: A/Prof. KK Ang, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUS

11.45am – 12.30pm

Hydrodynamics Aspects of MPFS for Coastal Waters and Beyond

By: Prof. Allan R. Magee, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUS

12.30pm – 2pm
2pm – 2.45pm

Floating Bridges for Norway and Singapore

By: Dr. Wan Ling, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUS

2.45pm – 3.30pm

Lightweight Concrete Technology for Floating Structures

By: Dr. Kim Min Ook, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUS

3.30pm – 3.45pm
3.45pm – 4.30pm

Foundation Considerations for Large Floating Structures in Singapore Waters

By: Prof. CF Leung, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUS

4.30pm – 5.15pm

Considerations for Design, Analysis and Construction of Floating Structures

By: Mr. Anil Thapar, Director of BMT Asia Pacific

5.15pm – 6pm
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