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The 25th International Summer Symposium in 2023

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 25th ISS will be held on 14 and 15 September 2023 as part of Common Sessions of 2023 JSCE Annual Meeting.

We look forward to your participation.






Program (Tentative)


14 and 15 September, 2023

Paper Presentation (International Session:CS-02)

    ・Date : 14 & 15 September,  2023 
    ・Time: 14(9:30 a.m.~6:10 p.m.), 15(9:30 a.m.~2:50 p.m.)
    ・Venue:  Higashi-Hiroshima Campus, Hiroshima University
                   or Itsukaichi Campus, Hiroshima Institute of Technology

Workshop for Global Civil Engineers (WS)
WS Theme: "The Role of Civil Engineering in Achieving the SDGs”


    ・Date: 15 September, 2023 (Friday)
    ・Time: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  ・Venue: Reception Hall, 2F Gakushikaikan, Higashi-Hiroshima Campus, Hiroshima University

    ・WS Outline: This Workshop aims to increase participants’ awareness of sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals  (SDGs), and to challenge them to think about how civil engineering (CE) can contribute to achieving the SDGs and realizing a more sustainable world.

    ・WS Speaker: Michael Henry (Professor, Shibaura Institute of Technology)



・Capacity: 50 people

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

Who can participate

People of all ages, nationalities, and genders are welcome - all you need is a desire to make the world a more sustainable place. 

Only JSCE members are eligible to submit papers. 
  JSCE 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/
② Choose  "CS2 International Session = The 25th International Summer Symposium".
    ・Paper Submission : 12:00 p.m. 3 March, 2022 to 5:00 p.m., 31 March
  ※About Paper Submission: https://committees.jsce.or.jp/zenkoku/gaiyo/guideline
       Please click here for Engish version.
    ・Only JSCE Members are eligible to submit a paper to make a presentation at the JSCE Annual Meeting. 
         Please register a JSCE membership by 5:00 p.m. on 17 February 
         ( https://www.jsce.or.jp/member/regist/ ).         
         ※JSCE Associate Members are not eligible to submit a paper.

  ③ Then, JSCE International Activities Center will contact you for further instructions after the session program is open on the Annual Meeting website.


               Paper  Presentation International Workshop for Young Civil Engineers 

=> Photos of the ISS in 2022.



Shion Sugino & Koji Kevin Arai
International Activities Center, JSCE
E-mail: sugino[at]jsce.or.jp
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