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9TH I  NTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PORTO ON ARCH OCTOBER 2>4 2019 BRIDGES Under the theme “Arch Bridges – Natural beauty for all time“, the 9th International Conference on Arch Bridges (ARCH 2019), will be held in Porto, Portugal, on October 2 to 4, 2019. The conference will be orga- nized by the Civil Engineering Depart- ment of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. Since the first ARCH Conference (UK 1995), seven subsequent editions took place (Italy 1998, France 2001, Spain 2004, Portugal 2007, China 2010, Croatia 2013 and Wroclaw 2016), all high quality and successful events. Stemming from such heritage, it is our pleasure to invite you to the next 2019 ARCH conference edition. On behalf of the Organizing Commit- tee we hope you consider accepting this invitation, as we are committing ourselves to provide the best possible for your overall satisfaction during and after the conference. Sincerely yours, António Arêde Chairman of the Organizing Committee António Adão da Fonseca Chairman of the Scientific Committee CONFERENCE MAIN TOPICS CONFERENCE VENUE · Heritage arch bridges The conference will be held at the Fac- ulty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), in one major campus of the University of Porto (UPorto) locat- ed at the north limit zone of Porto city (www.fe.up.pt). · Analytic and numerical studies of arch structures · Experimental studies of arch structures · Design and construction of arch bridges · Rehabilitation, maintenance and condition assessment of arch bridges · New and future trends in a rch bridges IMPORTANT DATES Submission of abstracts:        November 2nd, 2018 Acceptance of abstracts:       December 17th, 2018 Submission of full papers:      March 16th, 2019 Acceptance of papers:             May 18th, 2019 Close of early registration:     June 16th, 2019 Rui Calçada Co-Chairman of the Organizing Committee CONFERENCE LANGUAGE English will be the conference official language, including sessions, proceedings and general organization. The conference website www.fe.up.pt/arch19 provides more detailed information. + INFO: ARCH 2019 Secretariat Department of Civil Engineering Faculty of Engineering o University of Porto Rua Dr Roberto Frias 4200 465 Porto Portugal +351 22 508 2190 +351 22 041 3703 www.fe.up.pt/arch19 arch19@fe.up.pt Elsa Caetano Co-Chairman of the Scientific Committee