The 6th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and the 2nd National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology – 6CNIS & 2CNISS, will take place on June 14-17, 2017 in Bucharest – Romania, at the Technical University of Civil Engineering. The previous National Conferences were hosted by the Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest in 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2014.
The 6CNIS & 2CNISS will offer a stimulating and challenging environment for the exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience. The organizers invite scientists, engineers, contractors, urban planners and policy officials to participate in this event. Renowned international scholars in the fields of seismology and earthquake engineering will provide keynote lectures in the plenary sessions of 6CNIS & 2CNISS.
The papers accepted by the International Advisory Committee and Scientific Committee will be published in the Conference Proceedings; authors of the accepted papers will present their contribution in the Symposium.
In the years following the 5th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Romania has conducted national and international projects related to: seismic hazard assessment, seismic risk assessment, implementation of a new generation of design regulations, development of the national seismic instrumentation network, reduction of seismic risk through the retrofitting and rehabilitation of high risk buildings, development of partnerships of the specialized institutions working in the field of earthquake protection of buildings and historical monuments.