CSCS China Steel Structure Development Summit 2019
CSCS China Steel Structure Development Summit 2019, China’s main steel construction forum was held 19–20 May 2019 in Hangzhou, China. It was hosted along with 2019 China Engineering Science and Technology Forum, one of a series of academic activities hosted by Chinese Academy of Engineering and sponsored by major steel companies in China. More than 1500 people attended the Summit.
Prof Priyan Mendis, the Director of CAMPH, was invited as a keynote speaker for this Summit, as a foreign expert in prefabricated construction industry. His presentation was on Modular Steel Construction and covered the latest developments in steel modular buildings, research conducted by the ARC Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing (ARC CAMPH) and a snap-shot of projected conducted by the centre partners relevant to this theme. He outlined lessons learnt and difficulties in steel modular construction as well as future research needs.