Thursday 2 September – Study day “The state of research on risk assessment and verification of the safety of bridges and viaducts”

Study Day – The state of research on risk assessment and safety verification of bridges and viaducts

Thursday, September 2, 2021
From 9:00 to 18:00
At Best Western Plus Hotel Galileo, Via Venezia, 30 – 35131 Padua

With the patronage of the Order of Engineers of the Province of Padua


09:00-09:30 Institutional Greetings
Rosario Rizzuto, Rector of the University of Padua;
Carlo Pellegrino, Director of the ICEA Department of the University of Padua;
Walter Salvatore, President of the FABRE Consortium
Massimo Sessa, President of the Superior Council of Public Works;
Emanuele Renzi, Director General of Road and Motorway Infrastructure Safety ANSFISA;
Elisa De Berti, Vice President and Councilor for Legal Affairs, Public Works, Infrastructures and Transport of the Veneto Region;
Massimo Coccato, President of the Order of Engineers of the Province of Padua

09:30-11:00 Session 1 Moderator: Carlo Pellegrino (Unipd – Fabre)
9:30-9:50 The role of MIMS in the inspection activities on bridges and viaducts – Placido Migliorino (MIMS)
9:50-10:10 The role of ANSFISA in the management of existing infrastructures – Galileo Tamasi (ANSFISA)
10:10-10:30 Structural risk and the experiences of the Fabre Consortium – Walter Salvatore (Unipi – Fabre)
10:30-11:00 Hydraulic risk and landslide risk – Armando Brath (Unibo – Fabre) and Paolo Simonini (Unipd – Fabre)
11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:30 Session 2 Moderator: Carmelo Gentile (Polimi – Fabre)
11:30-11:50 Change management and innovative strategies for transition to the new bridge guidelines – Matteo Castiglioni (ANAS)
11:50-12:10 The management system of existing bridges: the CAV experience – Sabato Fusco (CAV)
12:10-12:30 The management system of existing bridges: the experience of Veneto Strade – Silvano Vernizzi (Veneto Strade)
12:30-12:50 The management system of existing bridges: the ASPI experience – Marilisa Conte (ASPI)
12:50-13:10 Inspection of critical elements: post-tensile cables – Michele Mori (SINA)
13:10-13:30 Inspection of critical elements: Gerber saddles – Carlo Pellegrino (Unipd – Fabre)
13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-16:30 Session 3 Moderator: Walter Salvatore (Unipi- Fabre)
14:30-14:50 The accurate assessment of safety – Andrea Dall’Asta (Unicam – Fabre)
14:50-15:10 Monitoring of bridges: general aspects – Carmelo Gentile (Polimi – Fabre)
15:10-15:30 Monitoring of bridges: application aspects – Lorenzo Lepori (ANAS)
15:30– 15:50 Unconventional systems for monitoring existing bridges: from Weigh-In-Motion to satellite interferometry – Filippo Ubertini and Ilaria Venanzi (Unipg – Fabre)
15:50 – 16:10 Specific problems of existing railway bridges – Franco Iacobini (RFI)
16:10 – 16:30 Digitization in the assessment of bridge safety – Pietro Baratono (MIMS)
16:30-17:00 Coffee break

17:00-18:00 Round Table Moderator: Pietro Baratono (MIMS)

Speakers: Fabre Consortium, managing bodies

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