Minisymposium MS20 at 11th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BRIDGE MAINTENANCE, SAFETY AND MANAGEMENT (IABMAS2022) – Barcelona, Spain, 11 – 15 July 2022

The title of the Minisymposium 20 is “The Submerged Floating Tunnel, a smart infrastructure for waterway crossing”.

The aim of the Mini-symposium MS20 is to collect, share and discuss the latest achievements towards the realization of the first SFT infrastructure.

MS20 will deal with a broad range of topics, such as: Structural concept, Design criteria, Design loads, Analysis methods, Construction process, Foundations, Shore connections, Small scale tests, Maintenance strategies, Safety monitoring and risk control, Innovative materials and technologies, Multi-disaster prevention and mitigation, Codification.

Hereafter the link to the web page of the Conference:

The deadline for the abstract submission was the 19 August 2021. However further late submissions are still going to be accepted.

The main dates for the paper submission are the following ones:

Abstract Submission                                                                                                                     19 August 2021

Acceptance of the Abstract                                                                                                       8 October 2021

Full Paper submission                                                                                                                  15 December 2021

Acceptance of the full paper                                                                                                     15 January 2022

Final paper submission                                                                                                               1 February 2022


If you would like to accept our invitation, the abstract and paper submissions should follow the procedure given at the following page:


The Minisymposium organisers:

Prof. Yiqiang Xiang                     Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Prof. H.K. Lee                               Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

Prof. Beatrice Faggiano        University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

Prof. Raffaele Landolfo          University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

Prof. Luca Martinelli             Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy


Invitation Mini Simposium MS20 SFT IABMAS 2022