The 2016 working conference for the IFIP Working Group 7.5 on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems will be held at Carnegie Mellon University in the dynamic city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The conference will be held May 18-20, 2016. Please check back for updates about hotel, agenda, and special events surrounding this event. The purpose of the WG7.5 is to promote modern structural system reliability and optimization theories and methods, to stimulate research, development and application of structural system reliability and optimization, to further the dissemination and exchange of information on reliability and optimization of structural systems, and to encourage education in structural system reliability and optimization. We look forward to seeing you in 2016!