International Seminar on Steel Structures Teaching and Research on Science and Technology Objective: To identify the priority areas for research and training of senior staff in the country, related to civil construction in steel and possibilities of interaction with internationally reputed institutions. Target Audience: Teachers and researchers of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Architecture, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate coordinators. Coordination: Estevam Barbosa de Las Casas (CAPES), Ricardo Hallal Fakury (UFMG). Sub-coordination: Catia Mac Cord Simões Coelho (CBCA-Aço Brasil). Organizing Committee: Ana Lydia Reis de Castro e Silva (UFMG), Arlene Maria Sarmanho Freitas (UFOP), Eduardo de Miranda Batista (COPPE-UFRJ), Fernando Matos (CBCA-Aço Brasil), Manoel Santana Cardoso (DPB - CAPES) and Rosária Ono (FAU-USP) Date: October 4th and 5th, 2012, Thursday and Friday. Venue: Auditorium 2, CAPES Headquarters Building, North Banking Sector, Block L, Plot 06, ZIP Code 70040-020 - Brasilia, Federal District. Programme: October 4, 2012 Registration: 08:00 to 9:00 a.m. Opening Session: 09:00 to 9:30 a.m. - CAPES’s President - Jorge Almeida Guimarães - Brasil Steel Institute’s Representative (invited authorities) Session 1 - 9:00 to 12:30 a.m. - Visions and demands of the steel construction industry concerning teaching and research systems -integrating university, business and the public sector. Coordination: Catia Mac Cord Simões Coelho, Brazilian Center of Steel construction (CBCA-aço Brasil). Rapporteur: Rosária Ono, FAU-USP Lecturers: - Roger Ferch, president American Institute of Steel Construction-AISC (40minutes) - Graham Couchman, CEO of The Steel Construction Institute SCI (40 minutes) - Francisco Ferreira Cardoso, USP (30 minutes). - (Industry) Luiz Carlos Caggiano dos Santos, President of ABCEM Brazilian Agency of Metallic Construction (30 minutes). Lunch break Debates (session 1) 2:00 to 3:10 p.m. Session 2 - 3:20 to 6:40 p.m. Teaching of steel structures in engineering and architecture Coordination: Arlene Maria Sarmanho Freitas, UFOP Rapporteur: Leandro Palermo Jr., UNICAMP. Lecturers: - Luis Simões da Silva, University of Coimbra (50 minutes). - Ricardo H. Fakury, UFMG (30 minutes). Coffee Break: 4:40 to 5:00 p.m. Lecturer (industry): Yopanan Conrado Pereira Rebello, USJT. (30 minutes). Debates (session 2) - 5:30 to 6:40 p.m. October 5, 2012 Session 3 - 9:00 to 12:30 a.m. - Research on steel structures in engineering and architecture Coordination: Eduardo de Miranda Batista, COPPE-UFRJ Rapporteur: Ana Lydia de Castro e Silva, UFMG Lecturers: - Roberto Leon, EUA. (50 minutes). - Pedro Vellasco, UERJ. (30 minutes). - (Industry): Angela Uller, CRIAR-UFRJ. (30 minutes Break (20 minutes) Debates - 11:10 to 12:30 a.m. Lunch Break Reports and Synthesis of the event for preparation of the Call. 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Closure Coffee Break: 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.