2016 Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium

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Your Link   Your LinkYour Link HMS 15th Symposium Video     The 16th Biennial Heavy Movable Structures Symposium will be held in Tampa, Sept 19-22, 2016 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina.

Book you room at https://aws.passkey.com/g/52320282  Cut Off Date is August 19th, 2016

You can obtain specific Information and individual registration by clicking the tabs below. The Video offers highlights of past events and a look at a number of the activities available to an attendee.

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Biennial Symposium

Nearly 400 attendees gather every other year for information exchange provided by HMS at the biennial symposium. Technical Paper Presentations cover six disciplines of our industry.


  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Ownership/Public Use/Management
  • Performance/Construction/Maintenance
  • Fluid Power Systems
  • Machinery/Mechanisms
  • Structural Elements


Vendor display areas present the latest technological developments in goods and services in the design, construction and maintenance of Heavy Movable Bridges and Structures.

Industry wide representation!

Designers, specialists, manufacturers, suppliers, owners and operators from around the world gather to exchange their knowledge and experiences.


Published Paper Access

Access to previously published papers is available to members of HMS.


Members enjoy a discount on symposium registration.


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