The 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will be held in Beijing. This makes Beijing the first city in the world to host both Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Some new sports buildings, like National Speed Skating Oval, will be built employing spatial structures with innovation. Besides, sports facilities built for 2008 Summer Games, like National Stadium (Birds Nest) and National Aquatic Center (Water Cube) will be refurbished and capitalized on the legacy from 2008. Either old or new, all the construction will integrate long-term benefits of sustainability.
The symposium is also affiliated with APCS (Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures). Special sessions pertinent to issues in Asian-Pacific area will be organized.
THEME AND TOPIC
The theme of the symposium covers all aspects related to theory, analysis, design, material, construction, manufacture and maintenance. In particular, this Symposium is focused on the following topics:
1. Legacy of antiquity spatial structures: historical review, projects, introduction and modern exploitation;
2. Reuse of refurbished facilities integrating legacy and sustainable benefits;
3. Disaster mitigation: wind and earthquake induced vibration control, epidemic prevention and earthquake resistant buildings, fire protection, blast prevention.
DATES AND VENUE
The symposium will be held on 19 - 23 September 2022 at Beijing Friendship Hotel, Beijing, China.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Engineers, architects, researchers and anyone interested in shell and spatial structures are invited to submit abstracts of 300-400 words in English and participate this Symposium.
Submission of abstracts: Jan. 31, 2022
Notification of preliminary acceptance: Feb. 28, 2022
Submission of final papers: Apr. 30, 2022
Notification of final acceptance: May 31, 2022
Social events will be organized for participants and accompanying persons including a welcome reception, a gala dinner, technical visits and other events. Beijing sightseeing tours will be arranged for accompanying persons. All meals including lunch and supper will be served in the Symposium.
Chair: Prof. Su-Duo Xue (BJUT)
Assoc. Prof. Jin-Zhi Wu (CASS)
Prof. Feng Liu (CABR)
Prof. Qing-Shan Yang (CQU)
Prof. Feng Fan (HIT)
Prof. Qing-Hua Han (TJU)
Prof. Qi-Lin Zhang (TONGJI)
Prof. Yao-Zhi Luo (ZJU)
Abstract Submission Deadline
Early Bird Registration
Draft paper submission deadline
Final Paper Deadline