ASEP is inviting earthquake engineering experts and researchers, seismologists, civil and structural engineers, disaster risk managers and advocates and academicians to submit abstracts or organize a special session on the following sub-themes and related topics:

Earthquake Engineering and Seismology

  • Seismic and Tsunami Hazards in the Asian Region
  • Lessons from Recent Earthquakes in Asia
  • Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Forecasting and Prediction
  • Strong Ground Motion and Site Response Analysis, Modeling and Simulation
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering


Structural Engineering and Seismic Design

  • Seismic Analysis, Design and Assessment of Tall Buildings and Bridges
  • Seismic Analysis, Design and Assessment of Underground and Marine Structures
  • Structural Safety, Reliability, Robustness and Resilience
  • Dynamic Testing, Modeling and Simulation of Structural Elements and/or Systems
  • Seismic Design Code Developments, Performance-Based Design and Related  Issues
  • Innovative Structural Control and Damping and Base-Isolated Structures
  • Seismic Retrofitting and Strengthening of Existing Structures

Infrastructure Engineering and Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Technology and Geographical Information Systems on Earthquake Engineering
  • Seismic Assessment of  Transportation and Lifeline Systems
  • Earthquake Scenarios, Vulnerability, Risk and Loss Assessment Studies
  • Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction and Heritage Preservation
  • Best Practices in Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction

Disaster Risk Management and Community Resilience

  • Earthquake Disaster Risk Mitigation & Management Policies and Strategies
  • International Networking for Building Resilient Communities
  • Community-Based Preparedness and Resilience Programs
  • Seismic Rehabilitation and Recovery