Dear Collegues,

We are happy to announce that the 6th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (6ICEES) will be hosted by Gebze Technical University (GTU) Civil Engineering Department. The conference will take place at GTU Congress and Cultural Center (GTU-CCC), Gebze, Turkey between October 13th-15th, 2021.

The conference aims at bringing together scientists, professionals, governmental officials and non-governmental organizations working in the field of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology. It will provide a unique opportunity for exchanging ideas and help create contacts among the scientist for future bilateral and multi-lateral scientific cooperation internationally and nationally. This conference will cover a wide variety of subjects on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology from disaster management and risks, economical and social impacts of earthquakes, induced and triggered seismicity to machine learning in seismology and earthquake engineering, performance- based design of structures, seismic resilience, structural health monitoring. The 6ICEES will offer various programs including Keynote/Parallel/Special, Poster, Young Researcher Sessions as well exhibitions. Prior to conference, a two-day short course on various topics on October 11-12, 2021 is also being planned.

GTU is one of Turkey’s leading universities and has been declared as one of the ten research universities of Turkey. GTU is located at the heart of the industry, at a key location that connects Asia and Europe. It is maximum 1 hour away from Istanbul, Kocaeli, Sakarya, Bursa and Yalova cities and a 15-minute drive from Sabiha Gökçen Airport. The campus can also be reached using MARMARAY, Gebze-Halkali train line. Further details about the conference and important deadlines will be provided in the future announcements. We are looking forward to hosting you at GTU, Gebze


On behalf of the 6ICEES Organizing Committee
Prof. Bulent Akbas