Technical Program – Call for Abstracts

The 2017 SEAOC Convention Technical Committee is requesting abstracts for papers to be presented as part of the Technical Program for the 2017 SEAOC Convention, to be held September 13 through 15, at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa at Mission Bay, San Diego, California.

Submissions across a wide range of topics related to structural engineering are encouraged. General topics could include resilience and building rating systems, new codes/standards/guidelines, new research, other natural hazards, green building design and sustainability. Abstracts about recent projects, design and professional practice are also welcome.

Interested presenters should upload an abstract of their paper (300 words or less) by

March 31, 2017

via the Call for Abstracts online form:

***The abstracts chosen for presentation at the 2017 SEAOC Convention are required to submit a final technical paper that will be published in the SEAOC Convention Proceedings.

If you have any questions, please email

We look forward to receiving your abstracts, and hope to see you in San Diego in September.


The 2017 SEAOC Convention Technical Committee