A Road for Adaptation of Bridges to Climate Change
Seminar: Auditorium Agostinho da Silva, Lusófona University | September 27, 2022 | Lisbon, Portugal | Public and free access
This seminar intends to bring together experts from the bridge engineering field and academia, climatologists, bridge authorities, and decision makers to understand the impacts of climate change on the health of bridges and to propose cost-effective adaptation strategies.
9:00 – 9:30
Presentation of ClimaBridge Project
Elói Figueiredo, Full Professor
Faculdade de Engenharia, Lusófona University
Moderators: Luís O. Santos (LNEC), Ionut Moldovan (UL), and Emrah Erduran (OsloMet)
9:30 – 10:00
What we do know about climate change in Portugal
Filipe Duarte Santos, Full Professor and Researcher
Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa
10:00 – 10:30
IP’s Bridges and Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Strategy
Sérgio Pereira, Paulo Melo, and Luísa Soares
Infraestruturas de Portugal
10:30 – 11:00
Bridges in a changing climate
António Adão da Fonseca, Full Professor and Bridge Designer
11:00 – 11:30 | Coffee break
Moderators: Dimitrios Kraniotis (OsloMet), Hugo Rebelo (UL), and Cândida Rocha (UL)
11:30 – 12:00
National strategy for adaptation to climate change
Nuno Lacasta, Presidente
APA – Portuguese Environmental Agency
12:00 – 12:30
How to perform climate adaptation at local level?
Joana Pinto Balsemão, Councillor
Municipality of Cascais
12:30 – 13:00 | Discussion
Even though the entrance is free of charge, you are requested to fill up a registration form.
Cândida Rocha, Dimitrios Kraniotis, Eloi Figueiredo, Emrah Erduran, Hugo Rebelo, Ionut Moldovan, Luís Oliveira Santos, Vítor Antunes
Figueiredo, E.; Moldovan, I.; Santos, L.O.; Erduran, E.; Kraniotis, D.; Rebelo, H.; Antunes, V.; Rocha, C. (2022). A Road for Adaptation of Bridges to Climate Change: Conclusions. Seminar, ClimaBridge Project, September 27, 2022, Lusófona University, Lisbon. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.23011.63523.