Welcome to BCRI 2012

The Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, DIT and the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, TCD are pleased to host the 2012 joint symposium on:

  • Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland BRI ‘12
  • Concrete Research in Ireland CRI ‘12

Final Conference Programme

The Final Conference Programme for BCRI 2012 is now available for download here. The timetable is full, and speakers have 15 minutes slots to complete their presentations and take questions. Information on uploading presentations will be made available in due course. It will not be possible for speakers to use their own laptops for presentations. We look forward to seeing you in just over two weeks' time.

Registration Has Opened!

Online registration has now opened. Full details are available on our registration page. Delegates may register through our online registration system.

Extended Deadline for Paper Submission

The deadline for paper submission has been extended to 16 March 2012. Please note that this is the final possible date for paper submission. Papers must be submitted using the online system which will close at midnight on 16 March 2012. Papers sent by email cannot be accepted for inclusion in the conference proceedings.

Notice of Acceptance of Abstracts

Authors with accepted abstracts have been notified. 117 abstracts have been accepted for presentation at BCRI 2012. The titles of the papers are on this page. Authors are requested to have their papers uploaded through the submission system by 2 March 2012. Instructions for authors are on this page.

Keynote Speakers

In addition to the three strands, keynote speakers will address plenary sessions over the two days and will be announced soon. This will include the 3rd Joe O'Donovan Memorial Lecture.

CPD Approval

The symposium has secured CPD approval from Engineers Ireland.

Engineers Ireland - CPD approved event


While some sponsorship has been greatly received and will be acknowledged in due course, additional sponsorship will be welcome. For more information on sponsorship, please contact Dr. Niall Holmes at niall.holmes@dit.ie