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 Prof. Toru Takeuchi          Prof. Geralt Siebert

 SC Co-Chair         SC Co-Chair 

About the Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee (SC) is chaired by Prof. Toru Takeuchi, Japan with Co-Chair Prof. Geralt Siebert, Germany.

Important Dates:

Deadline of Special Session Proposal

Deadline of Abstracts Submission 

Notification of Abstracts Acceptance

Deadline of Submission of Full Papers

Notification of Full Papers Acceptance

     31 May  2024 Closed

31 July  2024

      15 September 2024

       15 December 2024

      18 February 2025

Themes and Topics

Environmentally friendly technologies and structures - Focusing on sustainable approaches.


  • Green Infrastructure
  • New energy facilities
  • Carbon neutral technologies
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Timber and other natural materials
  • Disaster Resilience
  • Sustainable structures and projects
  • Advanced design and structural analysis
  • Technologies in construction, operation, and maintenance
  • Digital twin and AI.

Call for Abstracts

We invite researchers, professionals, and experts to contribute to the congress by submitting abstracts related to the Congress themes and topics. Abstracts should highlight significant research findings, innovative methodologies, case studies, and best practices. 

Call for abstracts is now open!
Submission deadline: 31 July 2024

Scientific Committee

Chair: Toru Takeuchi
Vice-Chair: Geralt Siebert
Secretary: Tomonori Nagayama

Symposium Proceedings
The Symposium Proceedings will be distributed in electronic format (ePDF) to all participants during the Symposium. Authors must register for the Symposium in order to have their papers presented and included in the proceedings.

Special Session Topics

  • Waste and Recycled Materials in Concrete for Sustainable Construction
  • Is Steel Reuse Feasible?
  • Resilient Bridge Infrastructure
  • Adaptation, Mitigation, and Resilience to Climate Change
  • Enhancing Resilience in Infrastructure Asset Management
  • Advances of Resilience-based Design and Smart Maintenance in Life-Cycle Tunnel Engineering
  • Seismic and Multi-Hazard Resilience of Bridges and Infrastructure Systems
  • Condition Assessment and Mitigation of Civil Structures under Natural Hazards and Climate Change
  • Structural Performance and Safety Assessment under Extreme Loads
  • Uncertainty Characterisation of Natural Disasters and Its Implications on Safety Assessment and Resilience Enhancement of Engineering Structures
  • Updated Technologies on Seismic Isolation and Response Control for Sustainable Social Infrastructure
  • Performance Assessment of Long-Span Bridges
  • System Identification and Active Control
  • Dynamic Bridge Assessment and Performance
  • Bridge Weigh-in-Motion for Sustainable Bridge Management
  • Application of Innovative Data-Driven Methodologies for Enhancing the Decision-Making Processes in Asset Management.
  • Managing a Large Number of Small Bridges with Limited Manpower
  • Advanced Technologies for the Maintenance Cycle of Structures and Infrastructure
  • Existing Bridges and Extension of BIM to Bridge Management Systems
  • Infrastructure Management and Performance Optimisation
  • Digital Twins of Infrastructure for Enhanced Design, Construction, Management, and Disaster Resilience
  • Advanced Digital Twinning Techniques for Civil Infrastructure
  • Data-Driven and Physics-informed Machine Learning Methods for Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges
  • Digital Twins for Critical Infrastructure
  • Facades Contributing to Sustainable Buildings
  • Caisson Foundation- A trusted Sustainable Solution for Bridges.

Young Engineers Programme

Delegates born in 1991 or later are eligible for reduced registration fees. In addition, the Outstanding Contribution Award will be presented to two young authors, born in 1991 or later, who have presented their papers in person during the Symposium. The award is sponsored by the IABSE Fellows and the Organising Committee. The award consists of a cash prize and a certificate that will be presented during the closing ceremony.


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