Mar 22 – 24, 2021
University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering, Zagreb, Croatia
Europe/Zagreb timezone

Conference Topics

Conference themes cover topics in the field of earthquake engineering, seismic risk prevention and post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction of buildings and infrastructures. Contributions may be within – but are not limited to – the following topics:

  • Post Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction

    • Condition assessment
    • Non-destructive survey techniques
    • Innovative materials for repair, retrofitting and rehabilitation
    • Methods and systems for repair, retrofitting and rehabilitation
    • Special techniques of repair, retrofitting and rehabilitation of historic buildings
    • Structural health monitoring systems
    • Seismic rehabilitation of existing buildings
    • Evaluation of recovery and reconstruction needs
    • Recovery and reconstruction strategy guidelines
  • Lessons Learnt from Earthquakes

    • Recent earthquakes lessons
    • Earthquake response and recovery studies
    • History of earthquake engineering
  • Seismic Performance of Structures

    • Performance based seismic design of buildings and structures.
    • Seismic design of masonry, concrete, steel and timber structures
    • Seismic design of bridges and special structures
    • Seismic design of a transportation infrastructure
    • Case study of performance based seismic design
    • Experimental works and physical modelling
    • Seismic isolation and vibration control
    • Earthquake Codes
    • Next generation of Eurocode 8
    • Development and improvements of national standards and annexes
  • Engineering and General Seismology


    Session is organized by the Department of Geophysics of the Faculty of Science

    • Seismic hazard evaluation
    • Microzonation
    • Strong ground motion studies
    • Seismicity, seismic sources and seismotectonics
    • Seismic wave propagation
    • Seismic network and monitoring
    • Macroseismology and historical earthquake
    • Social seismology
  • Geo-aspects of Earthquake Engineering

    • Geological earthquake engineering
    • Engineering – geological, geotechnical and seismic characterization of the site
    • Laboratory and in-situ investigation of soil and rock dynamic properties
    • Liquefaction and seismic slope stability
    • Soil-structure interaction
    • Soil improvement for remediation of seismic hazards
    • Geodesy in pre- and post- earthquake response
    • Remote sensing methods and GIS in earthquake engineering
  • Earthquake Risk Mitigation Policies and Management


    Session organized in collaboration with the Civil Protection Directorate, Ministry of the Interior

    • Rapid structural assessment
    • Short-term logistics
    • Loss estimation
    • Seismic risk assessment
    • Seismic Loss and Risk Management
  • Immediate Post-Disaster Response


    Session organized in collaboration with the Zagreb Emergency Management Office

  • Geodesy in pre- and post-disaster response


    Session is organized by the Faculty of Geodesy

  • Urban Renovation Wave Triggered by Earthquake


    Session organized by City of Zagreb Bureau for Physical Planning

  • Innovative Technology