The World Council of Civil Engineers (WCCE), the European Council of Civil Engineers (ECCE) and
the Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers (TCCE) are jointly organising a conference on the seismic
protection of cultural heritage to be held in Antalya, Turkey on Oct 31 – Nov 1, 2011.
All those interested in various aspects of the seismic protection of cultural heritage are invited
to participate in the above mentioned WCCE-ECCE-TCCE Joint Conference. Papers reporting good
quality experimental or analytical research and those re��lecting interesting practical applications
will be most welcome.
The major objective of the Joint Conference is to contribute to the betterment of the seismic
retro��itting and restoration practice on cultural heritage, through disseminating the recent
research results and communicating the recent successful applications.
The scope of the conference is rather broad to embrace all aspects of the problem concerning the
architectural, structural, material etc dimensions.
• Cultural, artistic and historic evaluation
• Seismic vulnerability evaluation
• Seismic repair and strengthening
• Seismic monitoring and seismic control
• Innovative analytical approaches
• Innovative techniques
• Innovative materials
A number of carefully chosen invited speakers, distinguished international experts, will inform
the civil engineering and architecture communities about the recent progress in the area of
seismic protection of cultural heritage. The keynote speakers will be chosen from various areas
of expertise, representing various continents to the extent possible.
A number of good quality papers re��lecting best practice and up-to-date research will be presented
at the conference.
Poster presentations will also be accepted to the Conference on the basis of the authors’
preferences and/or the reviewers’ recommendations.
The of��icial language of the Conference is English. All papers will be prepared in English and all
oral presentations will be made in English.
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