IACES Local Committee Belgrade organized an expert lecture by Onur Şahinkaya, a graduate civil engineer from the Technical University of Istanbul, one of the participants in the construction of the İzmit Bay Bridge. Experiences from this project are interesting in all spheres of construction, and along with the lecture, an accelerated video with a three-year dynamics of works was shown.

After construction is completed, the İzmit Bay Bridge will be the fourth longest suspension bridge in the world along the length of the central span (1550m). It is located in Izmit Bay, along the east coast of the Marmara Sea, near Izmit, about 50km from Istanbul, Turkey.