Keynote lectures will be delivered by international experts.
Contributed sessions will concentrate on the following specific topics
S1 . Structural Dynamics and Control:
  1.  Modelling and dynamic analysis of flexible structures.
2.  Actuator and sensor placement, spill-over.
3.  Passivity, stabilizability, controllability and observability of flexible structures.
4.  Control methods and design:
       4.1  active, semi-active, passive and hybrid systems;
       4.2  neural, fuzzy and genetic algorithms;
       4.3  algebraic and geometric control, flatness.
S2 . Smart materials for Structural Control:
  1.  Actuators.
2.  Sensors.
3.  New developments.
S3 . Experimental Methods for Structural control:
  1.  Laboratory and in-situ experiments:
       1.1  small-scale to medium-scale experiments;
       1.2  large-scale experiments;
       1.3  substructure testing.
2.  Benchmarks.
S4 . Assessment of dynamic parameters:
  1.  Life-line structures.
2.  Historical monuments.
3.  Industrial structures with secondary risk.
4.  Assessment of earthquake risk.
5.  Assessment of landslide and wind risk.
S5 . Health monitoring:
  1.  Non-destructive testing.
2.  Damage detection.
3.  Crack identification.
4.  Monitoring and diagnostics systems.
S6 . Special Applications:
  1.  Bridges.
2.  Buildings.
3.  Aerospace and off-shore structures.
4.  Cable structures.
5.  Control of structures interacting with their environment.
6.  Control of  sensitive equipments.
7.  Non-civil engineering applications.
S7 . Others