Call For Abstracts and Special Sessions


Call for Abstracts and Special Sessions


EASEC-16 will provide an excellent forum for participants from around the world to review, discuss and present the latest developments in the broad discipline of structural engineering and construction. It will also be an ideal platform for participants to renew friendship and establish new collaborations.


Abstracts are now invited for EASEC-16, with a focus on the conference topics listed below. Deadline for submission of abstract is 1st March 2019. Further details on abstract template and submission are available on


Proposals for Special Sessions are also invited: If you are interested in organising a special session as part of EASEC-16, please email [email protected] the title of your proposed session together with at least 6 intended papers. Upon acceptance, the Committee will invite the proposer to present in the special session as an Invited Speaker with a waived registration fee.

Conference Themes


  • Structural mechanics
  • Computational mechanics
  • Reinforced and prestressed concrete structures
  • Steel structures
  • Timber structures
  • Composite structures
  • Coastal and offshore structures
  • Structural stability
  • Structural dynamics
  • Structural health monitoring and damage identification
  • Structural reliability analysis and design
  • Structural optimization
  • Fracture and damage mechanics


  • Soil mechanics and foundation engineering
  • Pavement materials and technology
  • Shock and impact loading
  • Structural fire engineering
  • Earthquake loading
  • Traffic and man-made loadings
  • Wave and wind loadings
  • Thermal effects
  • Design codes
  • New construction materials
  • New construction technologies
  • Forensic Engineering and Case Studies
  • Engineering education

Special Sessions


Proposals are invited for Special Sessions covering areas of specialist interest from within the conference topics listed above.

Special Sessions should comprise at least 6 papers. Organisers of Special Sessions will be expected to identify, collate and arrange for peer review of papers. They will receive one waived registration fee per Special Session.

Conference awards


EASEC Young Reseacher/Engineer Award

To recognize outstanding works of young researchers/engineers with age 35 or below. To be considered in this award, applicants must submit a poster on top of the abstract and full paper before the deadline.


Nishino Medal

To be awarded to a distinguished senior engineer who has been judged to have made internationally recognized contributions in the area of structural engineering and construction through research, development and/or professional practice in the Asia-Pacific region.

Closing date for entries is September 6, 2019.


Nishino Prize

To be awarded to a young engineer (age below 45 years) from the Asia-Pacific region who has made significant contributions and shown potential for great future achievements in the area of structural engineering and construction through research, development and/or practice (2 prizes per EASEC).

Closing date for entries is September 6, 2019.


Supporting International Journals


Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions for possible publication in the International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics.