Bridge webinars

What makes stainless steel an unmatched material for bridges?

Stainless steel shines in bridge projects

Marked by harsh environments, heavy lifetime usage and high aesthetic expectations, bridges demand special considerations upfront if they're going to go the distance. Bridge projects are truly in a class of their own – just like Outokumpu stainless steel.

Sign up for our latest webinars and watch our comprehensive webinar recordings where some of the world's leading bridge experts share their insights and in-depth knowledge.

Upcoming webinars

Feb 17, 2022 3pm CET (9am EST). 1 hour.
New opportunities with modular bridges

Why build modular bridges out of stainless steel? Get industry-leading insights and hear the story of the new AVA modular footbridge, introduced in the UK. With a totally new approach to bridge construction, it has 34% lower cost and 56% lower CO emissions compared to traditional designs.

Andy Backhouse Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu
Noel Lovatt Director at Xtreme Systems Ltd
Hazel Needham Senior Engineer at Expedition Engineering
Feb 24, 2022 3pm CET (9am EST). 1 hour.
Welding of stainless steel bridges
Take a crash course in welding duplex stainless steel. Our expert webinar offers valuable know-how for your bridge project, including general welding guidelines, practical tips and case examples of successful welding.
Paul Janiak R&D Manager at Outokumpu
Lars-Åke Persson Marketing and Project Director at Stål & Rörmontage
March 3, 2022 3pm CET (9am EST). 1 hour.
Design standards and sustainability in structural engineering

Do you know the latest stainless steel design standards? Join us to learn the recent updates with US and Eurocode design standards and discover the new opportunities of sustainable stainless steel in bridge design. Sign up now for expert insights.

Nancy Baddoo Associate Director at Steel Construction Institute (SCI)
Camilla Kaplin Senior Manager, Environment
March 10, 2022 3pm CET (9am EST). 1 hour.
Materials in bridges: a designer’s perspective
Choose your bridge materials for beauty and excellence. Our world-renowned guest speaker Héctor Beade-Pereda shows you how. Join us for an award-winning designer’s perspective on the potential of stainless steel as a material and meet the first stainless steel road bridge in the UK.
Héctor Beade-Pereda Design Director at Knight Architects
Andy Backhouse Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu

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Past webinars & events

The future belongs to sustainable bridges
Sustainability is a key consideration across all industries. But what exactly does it mean in the context of bridge design? One of the world’s top bridge designers, Ian Firth, and our Senior Vice President and CTO, Stefan Erdmann, offer different views on sustainability.
Ian Firth Keynote speaker – Independent structural engineering consultant
Stefan Erdmann Senior Vice President and CTO at Outokumpu
Economic drivers for selecting stainless steel
A stainless steel bridge has lower lifecycle costs than other materials. Do you know the economic drivers favoring stainless steel? Get insights from our guest speaker Stefan Uppenberg from WSP Group and our bridge expert Andy Backhouse.
Stefan Uppenberg Keynote speaker – Sustainability consultant at WSP Group
Andy Backhouse Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu
How to design a stainless steel bridge
Stainless steel is a well-performing material for bridge designs. What are the key things to consider when building a stainless steel bridge? Our keynote speaker Nancy Baddoo from the Steel Construction Institute and our bridge expert Andy Backhouse share their thoughts.
Nancy Baddoo Associate Director at Steel Construction Institute (SCI)
Andy Backhouse Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu
Pedestrian bridges of stainless steel
Stainless steel can offer various benefits for pedestrian bridges. What are the key drivers favoring the material? Our guest speaker Juan A. Sobrino from Pedelta and our bridge expert Andy Backhouse share their views.
Juan A. Sobrino Keynote speaker – PhD, ICCP, PE, Peng and ing., CEO at Pedelta
Andy Backhouse Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu