3rd International Conference on Natural Hazards & Infrastructure 

5-7 July 2022 | ATHENS, GREECE
2022
ICONHIC
5-7 July 2022 | ATHENS, GREECE
2022
ICONHIC
5-7 July 2022 | ATHENS, GREECE
2022
ICONHIC


Natural disasters
increasingly threaten our infrastructure...

At their present state, plenty of our infrastructure systems are at high risk of not sustaining the extreme loading imposed by natural hazards, while the situation is exacerbated by the deficiency of maintenance or upgrading resources.

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...calling for a unified
approach towards future-ready societies

ICONHIC sets the stage for stakeholders coming from diverse backgrounds to exchange ideas, advance scientific and technical innovations targeted at natural disasters, and shape a unified approach to a more sustainable and resilient future.

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CONFERENCE UPDATES

MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION DEADLINE

The deadline for submitting your manuscript to the General Sessions of ICONHIC is
15 December 2021.

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WE ARE NOW IN SCOPUS

The ICONHIC proceedings are now indexed by Scopus, a global indicator of research quality and good practice!

NEW SPECIAL SESSION ANNOUNCED

The session aims to connect experts in engineering domains to those in Computer Vision and Machine Learning for a common goal: mitigation of the impact of extreme natural events (natural disasters, climate change) on infrastructure.

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MEGARON ATHENS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE
ATHENS, GREECE

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Conference Highlights

CREATING A MULTI-STAKEHOLDER MEETING POINT

In a time of augmented need for interdisciplinary effort, ICONHIC2022 aims to bring together actors from different fields (engineers, insurers, cat modellers, policymakers, NGOs) in order to facilitate dialogue and shape an informed course of action towards the ever-increasing extreme natural events.

LEVERAGING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO MITIGATE NATURAL DISASTERS

In light of the rapid technological advances in the fields of Big Data, Machine Learning,
and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), ICONHIC2022 aims to highlight how this technology combined with engineering knowledge can become the decisive link in the action chain towards disaster relief, preparedness and reduction of economic losses due to natural hazards.

TACKLING THE PRESSING CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE 

As extreme climate-related phenomena are becoming the new normal, ICONHIC2022 encourages discussions on the needs and gaps associated with the ambitious climate mitigation & adaptation targets set for infrastructure worldwide, highlights the impacts of climate variability, and brings innovative solutions to the forefront.

SHAPING URBAN SUSTAINABILITY REQUIREMENTS

As countries across the globe become increasingly urbanized, ICONHIC2022 targets the appropriate synergies for an in-depth discussion on the pathways to be followed for encouraging investments and informing management decisions towards sustainable urban environments.

A Message from the Conference Chair

PLAN AHEAD

KEYNOTE LECTURERS

Confirmed until today

Jean-Louis Briaud

ASCE 2021 President

Prof. Jamie E. Padgett

Rice University, USA

Prof. Kim Cobb

Georgia Tech, USA

Prof. Lidija Zdravkovic

Imperial College London, UK

Prof. Bozidar Stojadinovic

ETH Zurich, SWITZERLAND

Prof. Dan M. Frangopol

Lehigh University, USA

Prof. Ioannis Brilakis

University of Cambridge, UK

Prof. Alexander M. Puzrin

ETH Zurich, SWITZERLAND

Ass. Prof. D. Zekkos

UC Berkeley, USA

Prof. Nicos Makris

Southern Methodist University, USA

Dr D. Green

Program Manager
NASA, Applied Sciences Program, USA

Financially supported by

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the Operational Program “Attiki 2014-2020”

Under the Auspices of

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