1st International Conference on Seismic Design of Structures And Foundations - SeismiCON 2017

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About the Conference

Throughout history we have seen the devastating effects of earthquakes in high seismic regions across the world. Recently, in Italy, Chile, Nepal and Indonesia, earthquakes with large magnitudes have caused serious loss of life and severe damage to structures, making everyday living extremely difficult. Risks also arise from tsunamis, seen from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, initiating a global response to reduce hazards in nuclear power plants. The economic and life losses associated with earthquakes are mostly related, directly or indirectly, to damage of buildings and infrastructure. Population growth and poorly built housing are among the factors which have increased vulnerability to disasters following earthquakes. Seismic resilient infrastructure and risk reduction in developing countries are very important to reduce both the long term and short term natural hazards.

SeismiCON 2017 will bring together experts from academia and industry in the field of earthquake and geotechnical engineering, providing the opportunity to share and discuss their work and experiences with a focus on seismic design and analysis of foundations as well as other structures.

Conference Themes

The various themes are:

  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Engineering Seismology
  • Tsunamis
  • Analysis and Assessment of Existing Structures
  • Seismic Retrofitting
  • Field Missions
  • Design and Analysis of New Structures
  • Performance Based Design
  • Disaster Management
  • Lessons Learned
  • Seismic Risk Assessment
  • Loss Mitigation
  • Soil Structure Interaction

The Programme will include invited papers whose aim will be to present the main issues relevant to the above themes and application areas, thus providing additional impetus for an open exchange of ideas.

Call For Papers

Abstracts of about 300 words on any of the above topics are invited by the 30th June 2017. Upon review by the Technical Advisory Panel, notification will be given by the 28th July 2017.

Abstracts and full papers should be sent to info@asranet.co.uk

All authors, co-authors, co-chairs (except the key note speakers) have to register for the conference.

Registration Cost:

The cost of the conference will be:

  • £450 + VAT (only for UK)
  • £300 + VAT (only for UK) for Students
  • £200 + VAT (only for UK) for one day attendance

The registration fee includes Conference Proceedings in USB, Lunches, Civic Reception and the Conference Dinner.

Full Author, Speaker and Exhibitor Instructions & Paper templates

Next conference:

Date: 10-12 December 2017 2017

Venue: Jurys Inn,
Wellesley Rd,
London CR0 9XY,

Key Dates:

  • Abstract Submission: 30 June 2017
  • Notification of Acceptance: 28 July 2017
  • Full Paper Submission: 29 September 2017
  • Registration Close: 24 November 2017

Organising Committee

  • Professor Purnendu Das, ASRANet Ltd