June 22, 2020

New date of 17WCEE finalized.

The Organizing Committee of the17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (17WCEE) has been making arrangement to set the new date of the 17WCEE scheduled to be held this September in Sendai, Japan which has been postponed for a year due to the global COVID-19 outbreak.
We are now happy to let you know that we have now finalized the revised date. The new date is September 27 (Mon) - October 2 (Sat), 2021. The sessions of the conference will not be shortened. Additionally, the venue, Sendai International Center at Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture in Japan, remains the same.
Regarding COVID-19, we will handle the matter accordingly in cooperation with relevant parties. In order to prevent infection, there is a possibility that the participation style may be changed into remote participation through internet access for some participants.
Details of the conference schedule and other events will be announced on our website and Newsletter, etc. when decided.
The announcement letter from the Organizing Committee of 17WCEE is here.

What's New

Call for Organized Session and Future Direction information is updated.
Details of postponement have been updated.
Cancellation deadline has been postponed due to postponement of 17WCEE.
17WCEE is postponed approximately one year, in Sendai, Japan.
Full Paper Submission Deadline has been extended.
Full Paper Submission Deadline has been extended.
Full Paper Submission Deadline, Jan. 31 is Approaching!!
Sponsorship / Exhibition Application Deadline, Jan. 31 is Approaching!!
Early-Bird Registration Deadline, Dec. 31 is Approaching!!
Call for papers / sessions has been updated.
Registration has been updated.
Call for papers / sessions has been updated.
Sponsorship / Exhibition has been updated.
About Venue has been updated.
Publication is moved to About Conference.
17WCEE Website is open.

Important Dates & Deadlines

Past Events
Call for Abstract : April 11, 2019
Call for Organized Session :May 28, 2019
Registration Open : August 1, 2019
Sponsorship / Exhibition Apply Start :June 3, 2019
Deadline for Abstract Submission : August 30, 2019 September 15, 2019
Deadline for Organized Session Submission : August 30, 2019 September 15, 2019
Abstract Acceptance Notification : October 30, 2019 November 15, 2019
Early Bird Registration Deadline: December 31, 2019
Deadline for Full Paper Submission : February 15, 2020 February 29, 2020
Deadline for Sponsorship / Exhibition Application : January 31, 2020
Deadline for Full Paper Submission : March 31st, 2020
September 27 to October 2, 2021
Sendai International
Center, Sendai, Japan
Access to Sendai

Access to Sendai Sendai is a city in the northeast of Japan and the largest city of this region.

By Airplane: From Tokyo, Narita Airport to Sendai it takes 65 minutes by plane, and there are daily two flights. It is a 17-minute train ride from Sendai airport to the city.
By Shinkansen (Bullet Train): From Tokyo station to Sendai, it takes about 65 minutes to 90 minutes by Shinkansen (Bullet Train).

Conference Venue from Downtown Sendai

Conference Venue from Downtown SendaiFrom Sendai Station to the conference venue, it is a 5-minute ride by the subway (Tozai Line), a 10-minute ride by taxi and a 30-minute walk.


Gold Sponsor

  • Politec
  • Non-profit Organization for Action-oriented Disaster Risk Reduction
  • shelter japan
  • Taylor Devices

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