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6th International Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment
and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures
6-8 September 2022
Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Call for Special Session

Organizing a Special Session ‘SS’

Participants interested in organizing an SS as part of SMAR 2022 are requested to submit a proposal to the conference secretariat by 30th December, 2021. Prospective SS organizers should consider the following items before submitting the proposal:


  1. There are typically five presentations in a single session.
  2. An SS is usually composed of one or two sessions on a single topic of substantial current interest and importance in bridge maintenance, safety, and management.
  3. Speakers should be selected primarily for their current contributions to the topic area.
  4. Speakers should be as representative of researchers in the area as possible.
  5. SS organizer may speak as part of the SS he/she is organizing.
  6. SS are discouraged in which most of the speakers come from the same organization or if all co-authors on the papers being presented in an SS are from the same organization.


Preparation of the Proposal

The SS Organizer(s) are requested to provide the following information:



Describe the subject of the SS as accurately and specifically as possible.



Provide the full name, title, affiliation, and email address.



Describe the SS in not more than 100 words. The summary should be written to attract those who specifically work on the topic as well as those who work in related areas. Based on experience, the following outline is suggested:


  • Explain the problem area to be addressed by the speakers and why it is important in significant applications.
  • Identify current directions of research and methods being developed to solve problems.
  • Describe the scope of the special session.


Submitting the Proposal

If you are interested in organizing an SS as part of SMAR 2022, please submit your proposal, containing the above information, via email to the conference secretariat at info@smar2022.com by 30th November, 2021. In the subject of the email message, please indicate “SMAR 2022 Special Session Proposal”.