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The 17th World Conference on Earthquake EngineeringThe 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering

Date September 27 to October 2, 2021
On-line conference: September 20 to November 2, 2021
Hybrid Conference (Click for more details)

Basic Policy 1: 17WCEE will comprise both an in-person conference and a virtual (on-line) conference taking advantage of both merits for larger participation even under the COVID-19 situation.
Basic Policy 2: The presentation style will be provided as mentioned in the Program / Speakers Page. Even the in-person conference will be held at the venue for 6 days from Sept. 27 to Oct. 2, 2021, the on-line conference period will be extended to one week before and one month after the conference, from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, 2021, as an "Extended conference period (ECP)". To aim that participants are able to access the conference nevertheless the time lag, the presentation materials submitted in advance will be opened for registered participants and the on-line bulletin board (OLBB) discussion will be available anytime during the ECP. Also, for those who were not able to join the discussion in real time, the discussion at Oral and Organized Sessions will be recorded and available after the conference.

Extended conference period (ECP): from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, 2021
On-line Bulletin Board (OLBB): Available during the "Extended conference period" to registered participants for Q&A and further discussions of sessions. Please actively participate in the discussions using this bulletin board.

Location Sendai, JAPAN
Venue Sendai International Center
COVID19 Measures
COVID-19 Measures新型コロナウイルス感染対策
Organizers’ COVID-19 countermeasures主催者の新型コロナウイルス感染症対策
Theme Towards Disaster Resilient Society
Schedule Schedule
Scope The conference will cover a wide variety of subjects on earthquake engineering including the following topics:
  • Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Post Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction
  • Safety of infrastructures
  • Disaster Mitigation through Trans-disciplinary and International Cooperation
  • Nuclear Power Plants and Their Safety against Earthquakes and Tsunamis
  • New Directions of Earthquake Engineering Technology through Huge-scale Numerical Simulations
  • Effects of Long-lasting and Long-period Ground Motions on Structural Performance
  • Smart Cities and Urban Disaster Mitigation
Organizer Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering
Under the
Auspices of
International Association for Earthquake Engineering
  • 1st Circular 1st Circular (44MB)
  • 1st Circular 1st Circular (3MB)
  • 1st Circular 1st Circular
    Japanese (4MB)