Sunday, October 4, 2015

DLSU CE Dept supports the 6th Asia Conference on Earthquake Engg 2016

De La Salle University - Department of Civil Engineering, once again, is one of the supporting organizations of a conference hosted by the Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines. This time, the department is supporting the 6th ASIA Conference on Earthquake Engineering which will be held on Sept. 22-24, 2016 at Cebu City, Philippines. DLSU CE Department was a supporting organization of the 2ACEE in 2008.

The 6th ASIA Conference on Earthquake Engineering (6ACEE) will be held on on September 22-24, 2016 in Cebu City on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. (ASEP) and in commemoration of the 3rd anniversary of the 2013 Bohol Earthquake. The theme of the 6ACEE is "Bridging Theory and Practice in Earthquake Engineering for Enhancing Community Earthquake Resilience." 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND SPECIAL SESSION ORGANIZERS: DLSU CE Department and ASEP are inviting earthquake engineering experts and researchers, seismologists, civil and structural engineers, disaster risk managers, champions and advocates and academicians to submit abstracts or organize a special session on the following subthemes and related topics:
> Earthquake Engineering and Seismology
Ø  Seismic and Tsunami Hazards in the Asian Region
Ø  Lessons from Recent Earthquakes in Asia
Ø  Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Forecasting and Prediction
Ø  Strong Ground Motion and Site Response Analysis, Modeling and Simulation
Ø  Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
> Structural Engineering and Seismic Design
Ø  Seismic Analysis, Design and Assessment of Tall Buildings and Bridges
Ø  Seismic Analysis, Design and Assessment of Underground and Marine Structures
Ø  Structural Safety, Reliability, Robustness and Resilience
Ø  Dynamic Testing, Modeling and Simulation of Structural Elements and/or Systems
Ø  Seismic Design Code Developments, Performance-Based Design and Related Issues
Ø  Innovative Structural Control and Damping and Base-Isolated Structures
Ø  Seismic Retrofitting and Strengthening of Existing Structures
Infrastructure Engineering  and Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction
Ø  Technology and Geographical Information Systems on Earthquake Engineering
Ø  Seismic Assessment of  Transportation and Lifeline Systems
Ø  Earthquake Scenarios, Vulnerability, Risk and Loss Assessment Studies
Ø  Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction and Heritage Preservation
Ø  Best Practices in Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction
> Disaster Risk Management and Community Resilience
Ø  Earthquake Disaster Risk Mitigation & Management Policies and Strategies
Ø  International Networking for Building Resilient Communities
Ø  Community-Based Preparedness and Resilience Programs
Ø  Seismic Rehabilitation and Recovery

IMPORTANT DATES:
·         Deadline of Proposal for Special Sessions: February 15, 2016. Proposals must include the theme of the session and the prospective speakers and title of the papers. Send to andyoreta@yahoo.com
·         Deadline of Abstracts: March 1, 2016. Abstracts must indicate the contact person (paper presentor) and email. Send to aseponline@gmail.com and 6acee.asep@gmail.com

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