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Key Note

WOLFGANG EILZER

GERMANY

LEONHARDT, ANDRÄ UND PARTNER BERATENDE INGENIEURE VBI AG

Wolfgang Eilzer graduated as Diplom-Ingenieur (M.Sc.) Structural Engineering from the University of Stuttgart in 1982. The same year he started his career with Leonhardt, Andrä und Partner.
He has extensive experience within bridge engineering from numerous bridge projects world-wide, but especially from the transportation projects after the German reunification. In 1991 he established a branch office in Dresden, in 2001 he was appointed executive director, in 2013, when LAP changed its legal form to a corporation, Chief Executive Officer of Leonhardt, Andrä und Partner Beratende Ingenieure VBI AG.
Wolfgang Eilzer was awarded with the Structural Award 2008 for the Roadway Bridge across the Lockwitz Valley, the Structural Award 2014 for the Elbe Bridge Schönebeck and with the German Bridge Award 2010 for the Design of the Elbe Bridge Mühlberg.
Numerous bridges that have been designed under his responsibility won prizes in design competitions and have been awarded with national and international engineering awards and prizes. He is amongst others registered with the German Chamber of Engineers and with the German Association of Consulting Engineers.

PREDICTED TOPIC OF KEY NOTE: THE RUVI SEA CROSSING

A 4 KM LONG UMBILICAL CORD TO AN ARTIFICIAL ISLAND IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA, ANOTHER FAST TRACK INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT IN ASIA