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June 8, 1998 7:00 AM CDT

8th Canadian Masonry Symposium

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Organized by the University of Alberta and the Canadian Masonry Research Institute (CMRI), the 8th Canadian Masonry Symposium was held in Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Alberta, one of Canada's most beautiful spots, May 31 through June 3, 1998.

106 delegates were in attendance from Canada, the United States, Britain, Australia, Portugal, the Netherlands, the Emirates, and the Ukraine. The conference showcased 14 technical sessions and three plenary sessions. Among other topics, the delegates discussed flexural behavior, in-plane behavior, restoration, materials, numerical analysis, long-term movements, and historic masonry structures.

A full set of proceedings has been published and may be obtained by contacting the:

Canadian Masonry Research Institute
Suite 200
10524 178th Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5S 2H1
Fax: 403-484-1970


About the Author

Dr. A. E. Elwi has over 33 years of experience in state of the art structural engineering research and design. He has participated in numerous large scale projects in Alberta and around the world. Dr. Elwi is responsible for the design aspects of many projects and participates in the construction phase reviews.

 

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