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The 22nd International Summer Symposium in 2020

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 22nd ISS will be held on 9 and 10 September 2020 as part of Common Sessions of 2020 JSCE Annual Meeting at Nagoya Institute of Technology.

We look forward to your participation.


=> Photos of the ISS in 2017 and 2019.

               Paper  Presentation                          International Workshop for Young Civil Engineers 


September 9-10,  2020

Venue (Tentative)

・Nagoya Institute of Techonology
Access: https://www.nitech.ac.jp/eng/access/index.html

Program (Tentative)

Paper Presentation (International Session:CS-02)

    ・Date: September 9-10,  2020
    ・Time (Tentative): 9:00 - 12:00
    ・Room: To Be Determained (TBD) . It will be announced on the Annual Meeting Website later.

International Workshop for Young Civil Engineers (WS)
WS Theme: "Utilization of AI in Civil Engineering for Future Society"

    ・Date: September 9, 2020
    ・Time: 14:30 - 17:30
    ・Room: TBD

    ・WS Outline: Artificial Intelligence (AI) gave us many impacts in our life in recent years. It is also expected as one of the most important technology to change the future of Civil Engineering. But what is AI and how to utilize it in Civil Engineering? This summer we are inviting you to join us in this workshop to learn and think together.

    ・WS Special Instructor: 全 邦釘 先生 (Pang-jo Chun, Project Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo)



・Maximum Participants: 42 people

・If participants capacity reached, selection will be conducted by IAC International Student Network Group.


Networking Reception

・Date: September 9, 2020
・Time(Tentative): 18:00 - 19:30

Who can participate?

・International students or Japanese students who study civil engineering at Japanese University.
・Young Civil Engineers who work in Japanese companies.

※To submit the paper, you need to be a JSCE Member.

How to apply

①Please visit the JSCE Annual Meeting website:  http://committees.jsce.or.jp/zenkoku/.

②Please choose the session of “International Session (The 22nd International Summer Symposium)” when you submit your paper.

※・Paper Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m., 1st April 2020

 ・Only JSCE Members can submit the paper at the JSCE Annual Meeting.

 ・ If you are not a JSCE Member, please complete your membership registration until 28th February.

③You will have contact from JSCE International Activities Center after the session program opened on the Annual Meeting website.


・If you want to participate in only WS or Networking Reception, please send e-mail to Koji Arai ( k-arai[at]jsce.or.jp).※Please change "[at]" to "@"

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