Authors instructions








Participants in the conference are invited to send written communications, as well as oral or poster presentations.

The abstracts shall not exceed 300 words and shall indicate the congress topic in which will be included. The abstracts shall expose with clarity the objectives, principal results and conclusions of the work to be presented. The abstracts shall be submitted to the conference secretariat, using the following e-mail:

Papers (Important dates)
March 31, 2010 Submission of abstracts
April 30, 2010 Author’s notification
June 30, 2010 Submission of papers
September 6, 2010 Author’s notification*
September 15, 2010 Final papers



(papers and oral presentation without simultaneous translation)
Portuguese, Spanish and English

* Authors needing urgent response concerning the acceptance of their papers, please contact the Organizing Committee

Abstract template PDF | DOC
Paper template PDF | DOC

- Safety Assessment, Vulnerability and Seismic Risk
- Seismic and Dynamic Effects on High-Speed Rail Networks
- Experimental Studies
- Methodologies for Seismic Design, Design Codes and Standards
- Numerical Methods and Structural Analysis
- Assessment, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of Existing Structures
- Engineering Seismology and Site Effects.


Participation with paper
Abstracts must be sent to If accepted, the article itself has to be delivered until the 30 of June of 2010. The instructions for the communications can be consulted on the website. Papers will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. The scientific committee has the right to request the papers review if they are not sent with the quality and accuracy adequate. All papers presented at the conference will be published in the proceedings.

Participation with poster

The works considered for poster presentation, and accepted by the Scientific Committee, must be printed and delivered to the University of Aveiro until the 20 of October of 2010.



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