Welcome to BEI-2024

BEI-2024, an official conference of the Bridge Engineering Institute (BEI), is a forum for international researchers and practitioners around the world. State-of-the-art knowledge on bridge engineering and related fields will be discussed with distinguished speakers in plenary and parallel sessions. BEI-2024 will be held in Las Vegas, NV, USA, with which a number of world-class memorable and fun activities are associated.

Sponsors and Exhibitors


Time and Venue

Date: July 22-25, 2024

Venue: Tropicana Las Vegas - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Address: 3801 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

For the convenience of conference delegates, BEI will provide a Deuce bus ticket to all registered participants (unlimited ride for 3 days on the Strip of Las Vegas)

Important dates

Abstract submission: by Feb. 15, 2024 (extended to Mar. 15, 2024)

Acceptance of Abstracts: rolling-basis

Manuscript submission: by Mar. 15, 2024 (extended to Mar. 30, 2024)

Revision of manuscripts: by Mar. 30, 2024 (extended to April 15, 2024)

Acceptance of Manuscripts: by April 15, 2024 (extended to April 20, 2024)

For submission, please click here

Conference Themes

The main theme of BEI-2024 is Advances in Bridge Engineering, which will be composed of plenary lectures, parallel sessions, panel discussions, and exhibitions concerning bridge engineering and related fields. A call for abstracts on session themes is as follows

1. Construction materials

2. Mechanics of materials

3. Laboratory- and large-scale testing

4. Modeling and analysis

5. Construction, maintenance, repair, and rehabilitation

6. Application of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites

7. Reliability investigations

8. Soil-structure interaction

9. Dynamics, earthquake, wind, impact, and vibration control

10. Structural health monitoring/non-destructive testing

11. Design and innovation

12. Railway and pedestrian bridges

13. Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC)

14. Load characteristics

15. Management and life cycle-cost analysis

16. Accelerated bridge construction (ABC)

17. Research and development

18. Other emerging topics

Plenary Speakers (alphabetical order)


Hiroshi Mutsuyoshi

  • Saitama University


Peter Weber

  • ceEntek

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Proposals for mini-symposia will be accepted until May 31, 2024 (email: bei_institute@outlook.com).

Official language

English is the official language of the conference


Manuscripts (four pages maximum) to be submitted will be reviewed by experts in the subject areas. Accepted manuscripts will be published in the Proceedings of BEI-2024

The authors are required to follow the following publication ethics: 1) Significant findings that can contribute to the advancement of scientific and engineering knowledge are presented; 2) Each manuscript submitted has detailed and valuable contents for others to repeat and confirm the accuracy; 3) Plagiarism is strictly prohibited in any circumstance; 4) Criticism due to personal reasons is not acceptable; 5) All authors must contribute to the manuscript in terms of writing, ideas, physical testing, and the like; 6) Commercial contents need to be avoid; and 7) Generally acceptable guidelines in the research community are respected


The Proceedings of BEI are registered in the United Stated Congress Library under ISSN 2689-2804 and indexed.


Full registration (BEI Members): US$950 on or before April 30, 2024; US$1,100 after April 30, 2024

Full registration (Non-members): US$1,100 on or before April 30, 2024; US$1,200 after April 30, 2024

Student registration: US$750 on or before April 30, 2024; US850 after April 30, 2024

Accompanying person: US$300

For registration, please click here

As part of customer appreciation, BEI will waive your 5th registration fee if you register for four BEI conferences

The full and student registrations include access to all technical sessions and plenary speeches, welcome reception, lunch, coffee breaks, a conference banquet, and online proceedings (subject to change)

The accompanying person registration includes welcome reception, lunch, coffee breaks, and a conference banquet

Listener registration will be the same as the Full registration, including all functions

Cancellation will be available until May 31, 2024 and a refund will be made accordingly, except for a service charge of 20%. No refund will be made after June 1, 2024.

BEI will do its very best to accommodate the need of all attendees. However, the Institute denies any responsibilities and accepts no liability whatsoever for any circumstance related to this conference.

Name badges

Only registered attendees with name badges will be permitted to attend BEI-2024 functions


BEI will provide a letter of invitation to those who need a Visa to attend the conference (email: bei_institute@outlook.com)


A number of hotels are available in Las Vegas

Becoming a sponsor

BEI-2024 is one of the major conferences in bridge engineering and related fields. Your company will have a great opportunity to communicate with leading bridge engineers and owners as well as with conference delegates. Spaces for exhibition will be provided for you to promote products and services concerning the technical specialties of your company. Social events of the conference will be another exciting chance to attract the participants of the conference. Your support will be officially acknowledged whenever available during the course of the conference, which will maximize the visibility of your company. For further information and sponsorship, please contact the organizers of the conference (email: bei_institute@outlook.com).

Conference Chair

Yail Jimmy Kim (USA)

Organizing Committee

Isamu Yoshitake (Japan): Chair

Vanissorn Vimonsatit (Australia)

Xuhui He (China)

International Scientific Committee (Alphabetical order)

Riadh S Al-Mahaidi (Australia)

Toshihiko Aso (Japan)

Catherine Armwood-Gordon (USA)

Brahim Benmokrane (Canada)

Steve Cai (China)

NY Chang (USA)

Matthew Chynoweth (USA)

Mark Green (Canada)

Masahide Matsumura (Japan)

Monique Head (USA)

Issam Harik (USA)

Venkatesh Kodur (USA)

Eva Lantsoght (Netherlands)

Urs Meier (Switzerland)

Hiroshi Mutsuyoshi (Japan)

John Myers (USA)

Antonio Nanni (USA)

Steven Nolan (USA)

Saiid Saiidi (USA)

Xianming Shi (USA)

Jim Shiau (Australia)

Johan L Silfwerbrand (Sweden)

Jongsung Sim (Korea)

Ertugrul Taciroglu (USA)

Su Taylor (UK)

Dan Tobias (USA)

Mark Williams (USA)

Wael Zatar (USA)

Conference Secretariat

Yongcheng Ji (China)