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The 21st International Summer Symposium in 2019

The International Summer Symposium (ISS) provides a platform for international students and engineers to present, discuss and exchange their research interest in English. It consists of paper presentations, a half day workshop, and Networking Reception.

The 21st ISS will be held on 3 and 4 September 2019 as part of Common Sessions of 2019 JSCE Annual Meeting at Kagawa University Saiwai-cho Campus.

We look forward to your participation.


=> Photos of the ISS in 2017 and 2018.

               Paper  Presentation(2017)                     International Workshop for Young Civil Engineers(2018) 


September 3-4,  2019

Venue (Tentative)

・Kagawa University, Saiwai-cho campus (Paper Presentation)
Access: https://www.kagawa-u.ac.jp/english/22410/campus-mapaccess/22412/別ウィンドウで開きます

・Kagawa Prefectural Comprehensive Social Welfare Center(International Workshop for Young Civil Engineers  )
Access: http://www.kagawa-swc.or.jp/home/home.htm別ウィンドウで開きます


Presentation Timetable: https://confit.atlas.jp/guide/event/jsce2019/sessions/category/CS2?page=1

・Paper Presentation
    Date: September 3-4,  2019
    Time: 8:40 - 11:55
    Room: Kagawa University Saiwai-cho Campus

・International Workshop for Young Civil Engineers (WS)
    Date: September 3, 2019
    Time: 13:00 - 17:00
    Room: 7F, Kagawa Prefectural Comprehensive Social Welfare Center
    WS Theme: 「When a Mega Disaster Strikes...- How would you respond if you were a mayor?-」

    WS Outline: This workshop provides participants with the same experience as mayors in Miyagi Prefecture gained in the workshop held for them half a year before the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. In this workshop, every participant acts as the mayor of a city damaged by a mega disaster. The participants discuss Common Operational Picture (COP) and Incident Action Plan (IAP); what situation should be in the city in a week. Each group makes a report of the goals and response policies of the city as a mayor in the end of workshop.

  ・Maximum Participants: 42 people
    ※If participants capacity reached, selection will be conducted by IAC International Student Network Group.

・Networking Reception
    Date: September 3, 2019
    Time(Tentative): 17:30 - 19:30
    Venue:Café Sorami, University Hall 2F., Kagawa University Saiwai-cho Campus

How to apply

・Please register and submit your paper in English on the Annual Conference website:
http://committees.jsce.or.jp/zenkoku/ (in Japanese)

※Submission system is in English now! ※Submission website will open March 1, 2019

・Please choose the ‘International Session ((The 21st International Summer Symposium) ) to submit your paper.
・After your submission, JSCE Int'l Activities Center will contact you to confirm your intention of participation in Workshop and Networking Reception.

※Submission system was already CLOSED on April 1, 2019.

What's New

3/4 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PREPARATION OF PAPERS (PDF) ※Updated the submission website


Koji Kevin Arai
International Activities Center, JSCE
E-mail: k-arai@jsce.or.jp