Supporting Societies

  • - Architectural Institute of Japan
  • - Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering
  • - Japan Association for Wind Engineering
  • - Japanese Geotechnical Society
  • - Japan Society of Civil Engineers

Granting Foundations

  • - The Obayashi Foundation
  • - The Maeda Engineering Foundation
  • - The Kajima Foundation
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After opening ceremony, we would like to take a VIRTUAL GROUP PHOTO by capturing a Zoom screenshot of all the participants.
Please join the opening ceremony at 9:00, Monday, 5 October 2020 (JST)!

Japan Standard Time (JST) is nine hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Japan does not introduce daylight-saving time.

Keynote Speakers

Keynote 1

Keynote Speaker 03
Learning about a Site Using Sparse Site-Specific Data — Recent Advancements Jianye Ching (Distinguished Professor of National Taiwan University)
Kok-Kwang Phoon (Distinguished Professor & Vice Provost of National University of Singapore)
Learning about a Site Using Sparse Site-Specific Data — Recent Advancements Jianye Ching (Distinguished Professor of National Taiwan University) Kok-Kwang Phoon (Distinguished Professor & Vice Provost of National University of Singapore)

Keynote 2

Keynote Speaker 04
System Resilience for Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction Tatsuya Itoi (Associate Professor of The University of Tokyo)

Keynote 3

Keynote Speaker 02
Reliability-Based Design for Terrorist Threats to Infrastructure Mark G. Stewart (Professor of University of Newcastle, Australia)

Keynote 4

Keynote Speaker 01
Time-Variant Structural Reliability Analysis — A Computational Perspective Christian Bucher (Professor of Structural Mechanics, Technische Universität Wien)

Suzanne Lacasse Lecturer

Suzanne Lacasse Lecturers 01
Risk Informed Landslide Hazard Mitigation in Mountain Highway Design Li-Min Zhang (Chair Professor of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Special Sessions & Organized Sessions

Special Sessions

  1. Memorial Session to Honor the Late Professor Masanobu Shinozuka Organized by T. Takada (The University of Tokyo / Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
    • F. Yamazaki (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
    • G. Deodatis (Columbia University)
    • B. Ellingwood (Colorado State University)
    • H. Furuta (Kansai University)
    • M. Kawatani (Kobe University)
  2. Current Status of Codes and Standards for Performance-Based Design of Structures Organized by T. Takada (The University of Tokyo), Y. Mori (Nagoya University), and T. Takahashi (Chiba University)
    • T. Takahashi (Chiba University)
    • K. Kwok (The University of Sydney)
    • T. Takada, (The University of Tokyo/Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
    • K.-K. Phoon (National University of Singapore)
    • M. Fujita (Shimizu Corporation)
    • Y. Mori (Nagoya University)

Organized Sessions

  1. Recent Trends of AI/IoT Technology for Data-Driven Approaches in Natural Disaster Preventions Organized by J. Dang (Saitama University), T. Hida (The University of Tokyo),I. S.-K. Au (Nanyang Technological University), and T. Kitahara (Kanto Gakuin University)
  2. Machine Learning for Civil Engineering Organized by M. Kohiyama (Keio University), S. Wu (Institute of Statistical Mathematics), W. Zhang (Chongqing University), and T. Shuku (Okayama University, Japan)
  3. Recent Advances on Strategies for Uncertainty Quantification of Involved Problems in Stochastic Structural Dynamics Organized by H. Jensen (Santa Maria University), J. Chen (Tongji University), M. Valdebenito (Santa Maria University), and M. Beer (Leibniz University Hanover)
  4. Current Trend on Statistical Methods for Engineering Analyses Organized by M. Beer (Leibniz University Hanover), B. U. Park (Seoul National University), K. K. Phoon (National University of Singapore), K. Zuev (California Institute of Technology), and M. Faes (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
  5. Reliability and Resilience of Critical Infrastructure Systems and Networks Organized by M. Beer (Leibniz University Hanover), K. Zuev (California Institute of Technology), E. Patelli (Strathclyde University), M. Broggi (Leibniz University Hanover), and F. Coolen (Durham University)
  6. Risk Analysis and Management of Geotechnical Problem Organized by S. Nishimura (Okayama University) and L. Zhang (Shanghai Jiaotong University)
  7. Probabilistic Site Characterization: Planning, Data Analytics and Value of Information Organized by Y. Wang (City University of Hong Kong), H. Wang (University of Dayton), and S. Nishimura (Okayama University)
  8. Probabilistic Methods and Reliability-based Design in Geotechnical Engineering Organized by L.-J. Li (Harbin Institute of Technology), Z.-J. Cao (Wuhan University), and Y. Otake (Niigata University)
  9. Wind Engineering Organized by H. Katsuchi (Yokohama National University) and H. Kikitsu (National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan)
  10. Real World Uncertainty Quantification and Data-Driven Decision Making Organized by K. K. Phoon (National University of Singapore), Z. Chen (Chongqing University), and P. Wei (Northwestern Polytechnical University)
  11. Methods of Moment for Structural Reliability Organized by Z.-H. Lu (Beijing University of Technology) and Y.-G. Zhao (Kanagawa University)
  12. Current Issues and Challenges on Tsunami Risk Assessment of Building Structures Organized by T. Kabeyazawa (Tokyo Metropolitan University), T. Asai (Nagoya University), and H. Choi (Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology)
  13. Structural Health Monitoring and Model Identification in Uncertain Environments Organized by M. Broggi (Leibniz University Hanover), M. Beer (Leibniz University Hanover), C.-W. Kim (Kyoto University), D. Moens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Y. Zhang (Tsinghua University), and M. Faes (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
  14. System Identification, Structural Health Monitoring and Reliability for Civil Structures Organized by F.-L. Zhang (Harbin Institute of Technology), I. S.-K. Au (Nanyang Technological University), C.-W. Kim (Kyoto University), and H. Sekiya (Tokyo City University)
  15. Reliability-Based Life-Cycle Design and Maintenance of Infrastructures Organized by K.-W. Liao (National Taiwan University), C.-K. Chiu (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology), I.-T. Yang (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology), and M. Akiyama (Waseda University)
  16. Best Utilization of Earthquake Hazard Information for Advanced Seismic Risk Estimation Organized by Y. Mori (Nagoya University), N. Luco (The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)) and M. Ohbuchi (Takenaka Corp.)
  17. Development of Reliability-based Limit State Design Code for Underground RC Structures for Power Lines Organized by S.-H. Kim (Yonsei University) and T. Takada (The University of Tokyo)

Student Contest

  • TC304-TC309 Student Contest on Machine Learning Methods for Prediction of Embankment Behavior Organized by A. Y.-F. Leung (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Z. Cao (Wuhan University), L. Wang (University of the District of Columbia), and T. Shuku (Okayama University)

Please access the following website for the detailed information:
Website of TC304 Engineering Practice of Risk Assessment & Management

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