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Latest News (updated April 10, 2010)

About Proceedings Index

14WCEE Proceedings Index is available now, please click here to start.


ORAL PRESENTATION GUIDELINES


Important Notice of Shuttle Bus transfer service between the "Tiantongyuan North" Station (The Terminal of Subway Line 5) and Jiuhua Spa & Resort

The shuttle bus transfer service will be available from Oct. 11, 2008. >>>More Details


The Guide for Those Participants Who Will Take Airport Express Train/Subway from Beijing Capital International Airport to Jiuhua Spa & Resort

 From Terminal 2 (T2) To Jiuihua Spa & Resort

 From Terminal 3 (T3) To Jiuihua Spa & Resort


Important Notice of Shuttle Bus transfer service from Beijing International Airport to Jiuhua Spa & Resort

Please kindly note that for the convenience of all delegates and participants’ registration at JIUHUA SPA & RESORT, the local Organizing Committee of the 14WCEE is delighted to announce that Shuttle Bus transfer service from Beijing International Airport to JIUHUA SPA & RESORT will be available on 11th and 12th Oct, 2008.  >>>More Details


The page, "Hotel Accomodation", has been updated. More details please click here.


About Oral Presentation Duration

There are 15 minutes for each oral presentation including discussion.


The page, "Field Trip", has been updated. More details please click here.


The 14WCEE Program is available. (To download, please right click the mouse over the link and choose "Save Target As ..." to save the document on your local hard disk.)


The page, "Hotel Accommodation", has been updated. More details please click here.


Dear professor,

According to the program, part of you will be served as session co-chairmen. Please visit the program inquiry to check when you will be session co-chairmen. Thank you very much for your contribution to 14WCEE.

Secretariat of 14WCEE


How to Register (when you arrive)?

Instruction for 14WCEE Registration (when you arrive)


14WCEE PPT Submission

Authors are encouraged to send your PPT file to ppt@14wcee.org or ppt14wcee@gmail.com. Please name your PPT file as your Paper-ID.ppt.

In each meeting room, the conference will provide a computer:

Hardware Environment:
IBM ThinkPad T Series

Software Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Office 2007
General Video Encoder


14WCEE Poster Guideline


About Program Inquiry

14WCEE program inquiry is available now, please click here to start inquiring.


Important Notice of Shuttle Bus transfer service from Beijing International Airport to Jiuhua Spa & Resort

Please kindly note that for the convenience of all delegates and participants’ registration at JIUHUA SPA & RESORT, the local Organizing Committee of the 14WCEE is delighted to announce that Shuttle Bus transfer service from Beijing International Airport to JIUHUA SPA & RESORT will be available on 11th and 12th Oct, 2008.  >>>More Details


Important Notice of On-line Registration

Due to database backup and data collation, the on-line registration system has been closed.

You can still register for 14WCEE, but the registration fee should be paid on-site. To register, please download and complete the Registration Form first, and e-mail it to pco@14wcee.org

Your understanding and cooperation will be highly appreciated.


Important Notice of Hotel Reservation

The final data of room reservation has been transferred to Jiuhua Spa & Resort on Sep 18.

If you want to cancel your reservation, change check-in/out date, or still hope to reserve rooms at Jiuhua Spa & Resort, please contact the Reservation Department of Jiuhua Spa & Resort directly.

Contact of Reservation Department of Jiuhua Spa & Resort:
Tel: 86-10-61782288 ext. 3128, 2140, 2888
Fax: 86-10-61794057
E-mail: jakevin@sohu.com
Contact person: Mr. Jia Libin, Ms Guo Shanshan, Ms Ju Song


Important Notice of Program

Due to many authors changed their full papers' titles and the authors names in the finial full papers, the secretariat spent a lot of time to check and revise the database for making the 14WCEE proceedings, so the Program has not been announced before. Please find the Tentative Program here. Program for each session in details will be announced as soon as it's available.


14WCEE Tentative Program(20080911)

14WCEE Keynote Presentations (20080911)

14WCEE Outstanding Paper Awards (20080911)

The secretariat has received close to 1000 applications applied for the 14WCEE Outstanding Paper Awards altogether.

Regular Session Coordinators and Special Session Conveners are entitled to nominate outstanding papers from their sessions and will send their nominations to the secretariat before Sept. 20, 2008. The nominated papers will be reviewed and decisions will be made by an expert committee organized by the two Foundations. Ultimately, the foundations will award 10 or so truly outstanding papers.


Important Notice of Field Trip Reservation

The on-line reservation system of Field Trip will be closed on September 15, 2008 (Beijing Time). For those who have reserved field trip including PR2, PT1, PT2 & FTW, please confirm that name and passport number submitted are as it shows on your passport. If you have not provided this passport information, kindly fill it in on-line as soon as possible.

Please be advised that according to the refund policy, any cancellation of field trip after September 15 (Beijing Time) will be subject to a charge of 50%.

If you have any request regarding field trip after September 15, please contact:
Ms. Maringna Li
E-mail: zhongxw@14wcee.org, ljy@h-travel.com
Beijing Harmony International Travel Service Ltd.
A-702, Nanxincang International Tower, A 22, Dongsi Shitiao, Beijing 100007, China.
Tel: +86-10-51690229 Fax: +86-10-51690507


About PT2

The information of PT2 has been updated. Please click here for more details.


Important Notice

The field trip to Wenchuan area can be reserved now. Please click here for more details.


Important Notice

The full paper submission system has been closed.


Important Notice

For those hotel reservations without paying the deposit, please arrange the deposit payment by August 1, 2008. After that, all reservations without deposit will be cancelled.


14WCEE Outstanding Paper Awards Announcement

To encourage young engineers and researchers to publish their works and to develop in their professional fields, the Huixian Earthquake Engineering Foundation (China) and the US - China Earthquake Engineering Foundation (USA) have decided to award the outstanding papers for the young researchers (born on and after January 1, 1973) presented at 14WCEE. About ten papers will be given the awards during the conference. The papers should be nominated by the Coordinators of Regular Sessions and Conveners of Special Sessions and will be reviewed and decided by an expert committee organized by the two Foundations.


About Wenchuan Earthquake Special Session (Special Session 31)

The massive M8.0 Wenchuan Earthquake on May 12, 2008 resulted in tremendous losses of lives and properties, the global earthquake engineering community shows deepest concern over the catastrophe. The Organizing Committee of 14WCEE has decided to organize Wenchuan Earthquake Special Session (S31) during the Conference and welcome submission of abstracts related to the devastating Wenchuan Earthquake. Please send your abstracts to the Secretariat by Email (secretariat@14wcee.org or 14wcee@gmail.com) before July 10, 2008.


About Wenchuan Earthquake

The death toll from the devastating earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province froze at 69,172 nationwide as of 12 p.m. June 17, Beijing time. 374,159 people were injured and 17,420 missing. After the occurrence of the tragic event, many experts in the world earthquake engineering community expressed their sincere concerns and solicitude to China. We express heartfelt gratitude to them.

 http://www.chinaview.cn/08quake/ (The special coverage of Wenchuan Earthquake from Xinhua News Agency)


About Sponsorship

The secretariat has received the Diamond sponsors:
Institute of Engineering Mechanics (IEM), China Earthquake Administration (CEA) (20071122);
 Huixian Earthquake Engineering Foundation (China) joined by US-China Earthquake Engineering Foundation (USA) (20080531);

Gold sponsors:
Risk Management Solutions (RMS)
(20080528);
Asia-Pacific Network of Centers for Earthquake Engineering Research (ANCER)
(20080531);

Silver sponsor:
Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering (JAEE)
(20080527).


Financial Support to Attend 14WCEE

The Conference has received the sponsorships from Huixian Earthquake Engineering Foundation (China) jointly with US-China Earthquake Engineering Foundation (USA), Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering (JAEE) and Risk Management Solutions, Inc. (RMS) who explicitly support the attendance of the Conference. With their generous support, the Conference is now capable of providing limited financial help especially for young researchers (born on and after January 1, 1973) from developing countries to attend the Conference. With the limited resources, the Conference will mostly support those in need for their registration fees and in few cases for their accommodation and travel fees as well. Interested participants please download and send the completed form to secretariat@14wcee.org or 14wcee@gmail.com before July 1, 2008. The decisions will be sent out before July 31, 2008.

Financial Support Application Form Download


About Reservation for Building 9, Jiuhua Spa&Resort

All the rooms at Building 9 of Jiuhua Spa & Resort, have been overbooked, therefore,we are not able to accept any further room reservation for Building 9 made after May 23, 2008.

For those who have made the reservations for Building 9 before May 23, 2008, but have not yet paid the deposit, please deposit the payment at your earliest convenience prior to May 28, 2008, otherwise your reservations will be cancelled automatically.


About Field Trips

Due to there are few attendees to join the Field Trip PR1 / PT3 / PT4 / PT5 / PT6, the Secretariat decides to cancel the above mentioned six tour routes.

Now only Field Trip PR2 / PT1 / PT2 are reserved. The person who would like to join these three Field Trips, please make the on-line reservation as soon as possible. The tour fee payment deadline will be postponed to June 30, 2008.

As for the attendees who have already arranged the payment for Field Trip PR1 / PT3 / PT4 / PT5 / PT6, the Secretariat will send you a notification and refund the full payment as soon as possible.


About Deadline of Early Registration

The deadline of early registration has been changed to May 31, 2008. To avoid failed registration caused by data jam, please register at your early convenience.


About Registration

If you have difficulties to register on-line, please download and complete the Registration Form (To download, please right click the mouse over the link and choose "Save Target As ..." to save the document on your local hard disk.) first, and then e-mail it to pco@14wcee.org


About Exhibition and Sponsorship

The floor plan of exhibition is available now, please visit the page of Exhibition and Sponsor Package to get more details.


About Full Paper Submission

The paper on-line submission system is opened, please click here to visit the page of Full Paper Submission to get more details.


Information on payment by credit cards

Chinese regulation has stipulated that all payment within China should be in Chinese currency, which is RMB. In addition to regular wiring and check, the Local Organizing Committee of 14WCEE also accepts credit cards of Visa, MasterCard and American Express to pay for the fees of the Conference. Please be advised that the actual amount charged to your credit card will also include an extra small amount of bank fees for the transaction. Furthermore, due to the difficulty to reflect the real time change in currency exchange in our system, the Local Organizing Committee has decided to use a fixed amount of 2,800RMB for the registration fee until May 31, 2008. Please visit this website for updated information. Please contact us at pco@14wcee.org if you have questions and/or suggestions.

 

Under the Auspices of
International Association for Earthquake Engineering(IAEE)

Hosted by
Chinese Association of Earthquake Engineering (CAEE)

Sponsored by
China Earthquake Administration
Ministry of Construction, China

Co-sponsored by
Beijing Municipal People's Government, China
Ministry of Education, China
Ministry of Science and Technology, China
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Chinese Academy of Engineering
National Natural Science Foundation of China
China Association for Science and Technology

 


Shortcuts


How to register?

14WCEE Poster Guideline

Proceedings Index

Program

 Keynote Presentions

Other Activities

-> Exhibitors List

-> Full Paper Submission

-> 人民币付费代表注册说明

-> 人民币付费代表住房说明

-> On-line Registration

-> Hotel Info.

-> Local Tour Info.

-> Field Trip Info.

-> Contact

Important Dates

Early Registration:
May 31, 2008

Paper Submission:
August 15, 2008 (Beijing Time)

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