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The 23rd International Summer Symposium in 2021

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, and a half day workshop.

The 23rd ISS will be held on 9 and 10 September 2021 as part of Common Sessions of 2021 JSCE Annual Meeting.

We look forward to your participation.


7/9  Date and Time has updated


2/12 Flyer and webpage updated


               Paper  Presentation                          International Workshop for Young Civil Engineers 

=> Photos of the ISS in 2017 and 2019.

Program (Tentative)


8 and 9 September, 2021
⇒9 and 10 September, 2021

Paper Presentation (International Session:CS-02)

    ・Date: 8 and 9 September,  20219 and 10 September,  2021
    ・Time (Tentative): 9:30-12:30
    ・Venue: Zoom Meeting
     ※The schedule is subject to change.

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

    ・Date: 8 September, 202110 September, 2021
    ・Time: PM14:00-17:00
・Venue: Zoom Meeting

    ・WS Outline: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been making great progress and permeating everyday life. But, do we know what AI is? How do we employ AI to optimize construction projects and solve challenges?  You will explore the possibility of AI and  the utilization of AI in the civil engineering field in this workshop.

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



 ・WS will be held Online.

・Maximum Participants: 36 people

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


Who can participate

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

※Only JSCE members are eligible to submit papers. Associate membership is not eligible to the submission.

How to apply

① Go to the JSCE Annual Meeting website:https://committees.jsce.or.jp/zenkoku/gaiyo/top.

② Choose “CS2 International Session,” which is the 23rd International Summer
Symposium,” when you submit your paper.
・Paper Submission : 12:00 p.m. 3 March, 2021 to 5:00 p.m., 1 April
・Only JSCE Members is eligible to submit a paper to make presentation at the JSCE Annual Meeting. Please register a JSCE membership ( https://www.jsce.or.jp/member/regist/ ) by 5:00 p.m. on 19 February.

③ Then, JSCE International Activities Center will contact you for further procedures after the session program is open 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 "@"


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