Wednesday 29 November

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8:00am - 8:30am

Registration

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8:30am - 9:00am

Room 1

Welcome to Country and Conference Opening

Welcome by Prof Kim Rasmussen, Chair Organising Committee
Welcome to Country by Brendan Kerin, Marrawarra/Barkindji
Welcome by Prof Willy Zwaenepoel, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, The University of Sydney
Briefing on Thin-Walled Structures by Prof Nuno Silvestre, Editor in-Chief

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9:00am - 9:45am

Room 1

Keynote Presentation

Wrinkling of Thin Membranes: Analysis and Effects on Solar Sails
Professor Nuno Silvestre, University of Lisbon, Portugal

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9:45am - 10:30am

Room 1

Keynote Presentation

Research Progress on Blast Analysis and Safety of Glass Facades
Professor Suwen Chen, Tongji University, China

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10:30am - 11:00am | MORNING TEA

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11:00am - 12:30pm

Session 1:
Cold-Formed Steel 1

Room 1

Pull-Out Capacities of Screw Connections in CFS Cladding Systems Under Combined Wind and Bushfire Actions (47933)

Gopikrishna Athmarajah, Queensland University of Technology

Design Optimisation for Cold Rolled Steel Beam Sections with Complex Stiffeners Considering Cold Working Effects (48058)

Van Bac Nguyen, University of Derby

Distortional Buckling of Cold-Formed Steel Channels Under Minor Axis Bending (48060)

John Papangelis, The University of Sydney

The Shear Performance Comparison of a Welded and Bolted Cold-Formed Steel Clip-Angle in a Beam-to-Column Shear Connection (48076)

Mahendrakumar Madhavan, Indian Institute of Technology 

Behaviour and Design of Cold-Formed Steel Channel Sections with Strengthened Web Holes Under Different Loadings: A Review (48308)

Boshan Chen, Tsinghua University

Buckling Analysis of Built-Up Cold-Formed Streel Members Using the Reproducing Kernel Particle Finite Strip Method (48319)

Mani KhezriThe University of Sydney

Session 2:
Fire

Room 2

Distortional Behaviour, Failure and DSM Design of Lipped Channel Beams at Elevated Temperatures (47661)

Alexandre Landesmann, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Fire Design of Steel I Beams Susceptible to Lateral-Torsional Buckling Under Combined End Moments and Transverse Loads (47862)

Nuno Lopes, University of Aveiro

Finite Element Study of LSF Walls Made of Built-Up CFS Channel Studs in Fire (47911)

Son Tung Vy, Queensland University of Technology

Fire Performance of High-Strength Steel Tubular Columns Protected by Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material (48088)

Zhong Tao, Western Sydney University

Moment Capacity of Brackets of Cold-Formed Steel Portal Frames (48169)

James B.P. Lim, University of Waikato

Experimental Fire Performance of Slender Steel-Reinforced Concrete-Filled Steel Tubular Columns (48287)

David Medall Martos, Universitat Politècnica de València

Session 3:
Additive Manufacturing

Room 3

Local Buckling of Wire Arc Additively Manufactured I-Sections (47696)

Ben Weber, Imperial College London

Testing and Analysis of Optimised Wire Arc Additively Manufactured Steel Trusses (47841)

Pinelopi Kyvelou, Imperial College London

Testing and Modelling of 3D Printed Steel Plates Stiffened by Sinusoidal Waves (47939)

Jingbang Pan, University of Bath

Local Buckling of WAAM Tubular Cross-Sections with Plain and Optimised Profiles (48082)

Xin Meng, Imperial College London

Shape Optimisation and Experimental Verification of Additively Manufactured Stainless Steel Corrugated Shells (48096)

Ruizhi Zhang, Imperial College London

Objective-Based Topology Optimisation for Additively Manufactured Structural Joints (48317)

Pouya Afshar Imani, The University of Sydney

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12:30pm - 1:30pm | LUNCH

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1:30pm - 3:00pm

Session 4:
Stainless Steel and
Aluminium Structures

Room 1

Web Crippling Behaviour of Aluminium Sigma Sections: One Flange Load Cases (47897)

Thirunavukkarasu Kajaharan, Northumbria University
WITHDRAWN

Web Crippling Behaviour of Stainless-Steel Sigma Sections: Two Flange Load Cases (47898)

Thirunavukkarasu Kajaharan, Northumbria University
WITHDRAWN

Stainless Steel Portal Frames: Tests and Numerical Study (47986)

Michal Jandera, Czech Technical University Prague

Web Crippling of Stainless Steel Built-Up I Sections Under End-Two-Flange Loading (48068)

Ke Jiang, Nanyang Technological University

Test on the Overall Stability of QN1803 Stainless-Steel Beam-Columns (48141)

Baofeng Zheng, Southeast University

Tests on Cold-Formed Stainless Steel Built-Up Box Section Stub Columns (48179)

Hai-Ting Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Session 5:
Connections 1

Room 2

Minimum Strength Matching Coefficient Analysis of X80 Pipeline Welded Joints Under Different Strain Demands: A Numerical Study (47852)

Dong Zhang, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)

Comparative Analysis: Fracture Toughness Demands of X80 Pipeline Girth Weld Under Different Design Criteria (47875)

Yue Yang, China University of Petroleum (Beijing) 

Phase Field Fracture Modelling for Laser Powder Bed Fusion Metals (48320)

Cunyi Li, University of Technology Sydney

Design of Steel Tubular RHS Joints with Passing Through Plates Using Laser Cut Technology (47880)

Luis Calado, Universidade de Lisboa

Seismic Performance of Pallet Racking System with Friction Slipper Baseplates in Cross-Aisle Direction (47934)

Zhenghao Tang, Dexion New Zealand

Examining the Viability and Applicability of Cold Metal Transfer Welding Technology for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (48071)

Bishal Naik, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Session 6:
Storage Racks

Room 3

Experimental and Numerical Seismic Evaluation of Cold-Formed Steel Pallet Storage Rack Systems in Down-Aisle Direction (47889)

Nima Shokrollahi, The University of Auckland

Direct Strength Method and Response of Cold-Formed Steel Storage Rack Uprights in Global Buckling (47921)

Nima Talebian, Bond University

Progressive Collapse of Beam-to-Upright Subassemblies of Steel Storage Racks Under a Column Removal Scenario (48070)

Liusi Dai, Shanghai University

Research Development of Behaviour of High-Rise Braced Steel Storage Racks (48135)

Zhaoqi Huang, Tongji University

Experimental Investigation of the Behaviour of the Steel Storage Rack Frames Stabilized by Single-Sided Spine Bracing (48136)

Zhaoqi Huang, Tongji University

Experimental Evaluation of the Effects of Distortional Buckling on the Strength of Steel Storage Rack Uprights in Frame Assemblies (48197)

Zhaoqi Huang, Tongji University

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3:00pm - 3:30pm | AFTERNOON TEA

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3:30pm - 5:30pm

Session 7:
Plates and Shells 1

Room 1

Bending of Sandwich Panels with Various Cores (47937)

Dong Ruan, Swinburne University of Technology

An Automated Preprocessing Algorithm for Model Reconstruction Towards Measured 3D Point Clouds of Cold-Formed Steel Members (48093) 

Xi Zhao, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Experimental Investigations on Diaphragms Made of Sandwich Panels and Corrugated Sheets (48083)

Zsolt Nagy, Technical University of Cluj Napoca

Experimental Study on the Fatigue Performance and Damage Evaluation of V125 Steel Roofing Cladding Under Typhoon Hazards (48172)

Fan Bai, Beijing Jiaotong University

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Close-In Blast Response of Re-Entrant Honeycomb-Cored Sacrificial Cladding Systems (48180)

Alex Remennikov, University of Wollongong

Flexural Capacity of Extruded Aluminium Cladding (48195)

Iqrar Hussain, Griffith University

Functional and Structural Behavior of Innovative Ultra-Low Carbon Building Steel Envelope Systems (48289)

Helena Gervasio, University of Coimbra

Experimental Investigation of Corrugated Steel Sheeting Under the Effect of Wind Uplift (48293)

Sodumu Ravikanth Reddy, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Session 8:
Connections 2

Room 2

Bolted Gusset Plates Connections in Compression (47779)

Michal Jandera, Czech Technical University Prague

Evaluation of Bolted Shear Connector Used in Cold-Formed Steel Lightweight Concrete (CFS-LWC) Composite Beams (47901)

Rohola Rahnavard, University of Coimbra WITHDRAWN

Experimental Investigation of the Rotational Behaviour of Apex Connections in Cold-Formed Steel Portal Frames (47927)

Jurgen Becque, University of Cambridge

Seismic Performance of Blind-Bolted Tubular Column Splices (47936)

Xing Gao, University of Wollongong

Experimental Investigation on Cold-Formed Steel Built-Up Beam Splice Connection Using Flange Splice and Web Cleat (48074)

Karmugilan Panchamoorthy, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Full-Range Response of Angle Cleats in Bolted Angle Connections (48137)

Jingsheng Zhou, The University of Sydney

Retrofit Method for Repair of Corroded Bolted Connection (48139)

Eiki Yamaguchi, Kyushu Institute of Technology

Development a High-Fidelity Finite Element Model of a Re-Constructible Inter-Modular Connection (48292)

Aziz Ahmed, University of Wollongong

Session 9:
Fibre Composite Structures

Room 3

Studying the Debonding Failure in FRP-Strengthened Steel Braces Using Discrete Cohesive Zone Model (47877)

Parisa Shadan, Western Sydney University

Reliability-Based Code Calibration of Pultruded GFRP I and H-Section Columns Prone to Local Buckling (47915)

André Martins, University of Lisbon

Channel Section Laminated Beams with Non-Symmetries Subjected to Four-Point Bending (47925)

Tomasz Kubiak, Lodz University of Technology

Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of the Organic Solar Cell Subjected to Moving Mass Impacts (47913)

Yuhang Tian, UNSW Sydney
WITHDRAWN

Numerical Study on the Behaviour of a Uniformly Stressed Metallic Toroidal Pressure Vessel Overwrapped with Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers (48063)

Mohan Krishna Paleti, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

The Effects of Shear Direction on the Buckling of CFRP Composite Perforated Plate (48064)

Noorfaizal Yidris, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Graphene Nanoplatelets Induced Glass/Epoxy Composite Cylindrical Shells Under Thermal Environment: Material Characterization and Finite Element Analysis (48077)

Velmurugan R, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Failure Behaviour of Thin Ply Composite Tubes Under Static Loading (48100)

Wenwei Li, The University of Sydney

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5:30pm - 6:00pm | WALK TO CHAU CHAK MUSEUM

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6:00pm - 8:00pm

Welcome Reception

Chau Chak Wing Museum, The University of Sydney

Thursday 30 November

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9:00am - 9:45am

Room 1

Keynote Presentation

Data-Centric Engineering: Engineering in the Age of AI
Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer, Australia

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9:45am - 10:30am

Room 1

Keynote Presentation

Encompassing Measurements, Advanced Analysis and BIM for Digital Twinning of Steel Structures
Associate Professor Rolando Chacón, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain

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10:30am - 11:00am | MORNING TEA

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11:00am - 12:30pm

Session 10:
Concrete-Filled Tubes

Room 1

Experimental and Numerical Study on Slender Concrete-Filled Steel Tubular Arches Subjected to Tilting Loads (47753)

Yue Geng, Harbin Institute of Technology

Test of Thin-Walled CFDST Columns with Large Hollow Ratio Under Complex Loads (47894)

Kai-Yuan Jin, Chongqing University

Experimental Investigation of the Static Behaviour of Multi-Planar CFST Chord-CHS Brace KK Joints (47905)

Qiqi Li, Chongqing University

Concrete-Filled Cold-Formed Chord Studs to Improve Seismic Performance of Steel Framing Buildings (47917)

Francisco López Almansa, Technical University of Catalonia

Performance Evaluation of Bond Stress in Thin-Walled Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Columns with Shear Connectors (48069)

Partha Debnath, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Session 11:
Plates and Shells 2

Room 2

Durable Decks of Lightweight Composite Bridges (47881)

Richard Stroetmann, Technische Universität Dresden

Advanced Analysis of Steel Plate Girders Subjected to Web Shear Buckling (47957)

Mehmed Numanovic, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Experimental Investigation of the Behaviour and Capacity of Sheathed Cold-Formed Steel Stud Walls Under Inward Flexural Loading (47926)

Jurgen Becque, University of Cambridge

Crashworthiness of Bio-Inspired Hierarchical Hexagonal Tubes (47938)

Dong Ruan, Swinburne University of Technology

A Kinetic Façade Prototype with an Optimised Panel Plate (47940)

Mike Bambach, The University of Sydney

Tests of Thin-Walled Pultruded GFRP Beam-to-Column Joints (47946)

Sivaganesh Selvaraj, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Session 12:
Machine Learning

Room 3

A New Approach Based on Machine Learning Models to Predict the Behaviour of Cold-Formed Steel Columns Subjected to Eccentric Compressive Loads (47859) 

Liusi Dai, Shanghai University

Advanced Reliability Analysis for Engineering Structures Through Machine Learning Method (47923)

Enyong Zhao, UNSW Sydney

A Physics-Guided Neural Network Framework for Laminated Composite Plates (48062)

Weixi Wang, The University of Melbourne

Deep Neural Network Directs Stiffness Method: Initial Verification Examples (48075)

Andreas Müller, ETH Zurich

A Smart Structural Analysis Method to Axial Compression Cold-Formed C-Section Members (48091)

Xi Zhao, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture

A Simple MLR Based Approach for the Characterization of Stainless Steel Connections (48306)

Federico Guarracino, University of Naples
WITHDRAWN

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12:30pm - 1:30pm | LUNCH

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1:30pm - 3:00pm

Session 13:
Cold-Formed Steel 2

Room 1

Experimental Investigation of Cold-Formed Steel Built-Up Closed Section Beam-Columns Under Moment Gradients (47879)

Qiu-Yun Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

A Consistent Design Approach of Built-Up Back-to-Back CFS Channel Compression Members With Varying Boundary Conditions and Sheathing Effects (47910)

Son Tung Vy, Queensland University of Technology

Assessment of DSM Design Standards for Cold-Formed Steel Built-Up Cross-Section Columns: Future Directions (48052)

Sivaganesh Selvaraj, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Proposal for Interactive Buckling Design of Cold-Formed Steel Built-up Closed Cross-Section Columns (48059)

Mahendrakumar Madhavan, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Moment Capacity of Novel Cold-Formed Steel Built-Up Box Sections (48200)

Yecheng Dai, The University of Auckland

Sectional Buckling Design of Built-Up Cold-Formed Steel Columns (48304)

Mandana Abbasi, The University of Sydney

Session 14:
Plates and Shells 3

Room 2

Damage Detection in Conical Shells Using an Inverse Finite Element Based on Generalised Beam Theory (47906)

Ionel Craiu, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Parametric Study for Singly-Curved Parabolic Cylindrical Inflatable Structure (47907)

Sanjay Upadhyay, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Combined Behaviour of Stiffened Steel Tubes for Wind Turbine Towers (48305)

Yao Lu, Chongqing University

The Effect of Roof Curvature on the Rigidity and Stability of Cable Domes (48288)

Ashraf El Damatty, The University of Western Ontario

Stability of Empty Steel Conical Tanks Based on Wind Tunnel Testing and Numerical Modeling (48302)

Ashraf El Damatty, The University of Western Ontario

Analytical Solution for Local Effects in Cylindrical Shells Based on Enhanced Vlasov’s Approach (48307)

Federico Guarracino, University of Naples
WITHDRAWN

Session 15:
Members 1

Room 3

Reliability Analysis Method for Buried Pipeline Under Thawing Landslide of Frozen Soil (47853)

Xiaoben Liu, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)

Numerical Analysis on the Seismic Capacity of Buildings with Transversely Prestressed CFST Columns (47916)

Francisco López Almansa, Technical University of Catalonia

Buckling Resistance of Axial-Loaded Circular Steel Tubes Strengthened by Welding Under Service Load (48040)

Shen Yan, Tongji University

Designing and Harnessing the Buckling of Frames Subjected to Torsion for Adaptive Shading Modules (48334)

Mani Khezri, The University of Sydney

Numerical Simulation and Design of Pin-Ended Steel Equal-Leg Angle Section Columns and Beam-Columns (48053)

Behnam Behzadi-Sofiani, Imperial College London

New Design Approach for Cold-Formed Steel Members Subjected to Combined Axial Compressive Load and Bending (48094)

Maryam Hasanali, The University of Auckland

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3:00pm - 3:30pm | AFTERNOON TEA

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3:30pm - 5:00pm

Session 16:
Cold-Formed Steel 3

Room 1

Shape Improvement of Trapezoidal Cross-Sections for Self-Supporting Roof Cold-Formed Steel Members (47883)

Cilmar Basaglia, University of Campinas

Web Crippling Behaviour of Cold-Formed Steel SupaCee Sections with Web Openings (47931)

Hasini Weerasinghe, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Web Crippling Behaviour of Cold-Formed Sigma Channel Sections with Web Openings: Experimental Study (47932)

Hasini Weerasinghe, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Design Proposal for Cold-Formed Channels Under Predominantly Shear with High Aspect Ratios (47953)

Duy Khanh Pham, The University of Sydney

Revised Plastic Mechanism Models for Use in DSM Localised Loading Design of Lipped Channel Sections Under Two-Flange-Loading (47965)

Yiyu Xie, The University of Sydney

Plastic Mechanism Models for Use in DSM Localised Loading Design of Hat Sections Under One-Flange-Loading (48042)

Zhehang Chen, The University of Sydney

Session 17:
Advanced Analysis Methods

Room 2

Thermal Stability of Porous Polymer Composite Plate Reinforced with Randomly Distributed Nanotubes (47878)

Tanish Dey, Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad

Application of Parametric Tools for Structural Design of Load-Bearing Glass Walls in Pavilion-Like Buildings (48050)

Vlad Silvestru, ETH Zurich

Ultimate Strength of TWCFS Members Under Eccentric Compression: Upper-Bound Estimation Via Yield Line Analysis (48089)

Maria Kotełko, Lodz University of Technology

Linear Buckling Analysis of Tubular Members with Modal Decomposition (48133)

Sandor Adany, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Comparing Architectural Design Integration with Advanced Structural Analysis in Steel-Glass Structures: A Comparative Examination of Various Scenarios (48282)

Faham Tahmasebinia, The University of Sydney

Evaluation of the Structural Performance of Modular Buildings with Pre-Loaded Inter-Module Connections (48138)

Keunwoo Lee, The University of Sydney

Session 18:
Members 2

Room 3

On the Effect of Prebuckling Deflections on the Lateral-Torsional Buckling of Beams (48057)

Sandor Adany, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Applications of the Geometrically Exact Beam Theory to Non-Prismatic Beams (47855)

Rodrigo Gonçalves, NOVA School of Sciences and Technology

Local Buckling Design for Hybrid Steel I-Girders (47884)

Shuxian Chen, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Built-Up Cold-Formed Steel Lightweight Concrete (CFS-LWC) Composite Beams: Simulation and Design (47899)

Rohola Rahnavard, University of Coimbra
Ben Schafer, John Hopkins University

Design of Welded Steel I-Section Members by GMNIA with CSM Strain Limits (47908)

Xiang Yun, The University of Sheffield

Influence of Wind Load Models on the Non-Linear Load-Bearing Performance of Steel Frame Structures (48065)

Robin Steinmetz, ETH Zurich

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5:15pm - 5:45pm | BUS LEAVES AT 5:15pm to DINNER CRUISE

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6:00pm - 9:00pm

Conference Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour

Departing from King Street Wharf 5, Barangaroo

Friday 1 December

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9:00am - 11:00am

Room 1

Dinar Camotim Special Session 1

On the Contributions of Dinar Camotim to the Advancement of Thin-Walled Member Analysis and Design
Rodrigo Gonçalves, NOVA School of Sciences and Technology, Portugal
Testing and Analysis of Composite Cold-Formed Steel and Timber Flooring Systems with Innovative Shear Connectors
Leroy Gardner, Imperial College London, UK
Recent Developments in the DSM Localised Loading Design of Cold-Formed Steel Sections
Gregory Hancock, The University of Sydney, Australia
The Stability of Thin-Walled Single and Multi-Cell CFRP Composite Tubes in Torsion
Joseph Loughlan, Loughborough University and Cranfield University, UK
Performance of Load-Bearing LSF Walls Exposed to Fire on Both Sides
Mahen Mahendran, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
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11:00am - 11:30am | MORNING TEA

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11:30am - 1:30pm

Room 1

Dinar Camotim Special Session 2

A Novel Functional Form for the Application of Direct Strength Method
Ben Schafer, John Hopkins University, USA
Lateral-Torsional Buckling Resistance of Non-Uniform Mono-Symmetric Steel Beams
Luís Simões da Silva, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Local-Global Buckling Interaction in Steel Beams: A European Design Proposal for the Case of Fire
Paulo Vila Real, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Test Campaign on Cold-Formed Steel Lipped Channel Beams Experiencing Local-Distortional Interaction Under Non-Uniform Bending
Ben Young, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Stiffness Reduction of Cold-Formed Steel Structures Subject to Sectional Buckling and Yielding
Professor Kim Rasmussen, The University of Sydney, Australia

Response from Dinar Camotim

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1:30pm - 2:00pm | LUNCH

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2:00pm - 2:30pm

Room 1

Conference Close