icff 2012

second international conference on flexible formwork


Technical Program


The conference began on Wednesday 27th June from 0900 with registration and collection of the conference materials.  A light lunch was provided in the conference venue after which the first Workshop began.  The workshop was led by Professor Mark West, Ms Anne-Mette Manelius, Mr Ronnie Araya, Keith Milne and Dr Mark Evernden.  On Wednesday evening, dinner was provided for all delegates in the University restaurant.

Thursday 28th June 2012 began with breakfast (or registration for day delegates) from 0700.  At 0900, Professor Tim Ibell (Head of Department, Architecture and Civil Engineering and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, University of Bath) gave the conference welcome, after which Professor Mark West (Director, Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology, University of Manitoba) gave the first keynote address.  Professor Remo Pedreschi (Professor of Architectural Technology, School of Arts, Culture and Environment, University of Edinburgh) then gave the second keynote address.

Following a break for coffee, technical presentations were made by the delegates.  After lunch, there were be four further sessions of technical presentations (two parallel streams).

On Thursday evening, delegates were invited to the conference drinks reception and dinner, which was held in the City of Bath from 1930-2230. 

Friday 29th June 2012 included further technical sessions and Professor West concluded the event with a fabric formwork workshop in the afternoon.  The conference ended at 1730, after which all delegates were encouraged to spend the weekend in Bath.

The conference program and speaker list from icff2012 be downloaded in the following PDF:

Workshop information

Workshop information can be downloaded in the following PDF: