2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology – ECEES 2014 ISTANBUL

On behalf of Turkish Earthquake Foundation – Earthquake Engineering Committee and Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, we take great pleasure in inviting you to the Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (2ECEES) to be organized in Istanbul, Turkey during 24-29 August, 2014 as a joint event of European Association of Earthquake Engineering (EAEE) and European Seismological Commission (ESC). Istanbul has an enchanting location spreading over two continents, representing the unique feature for serving as a bridge between different cultures. Istanbul will provide the perfect platform for discussing the major topics of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology along with priority issues of global importance. Istanbul also has an outstanding reputation for hosting conferences with the ever improving excellent…

Istanbul Bridge Conference 2014

The Istanbul Bridge Conference 2014 will be held between August 11 – 13 in Istanbul Hilton Hotel with the aim of providing a discussion platform for the international bridge community to find solutions for many problems and to develop ideas for new forms of bridge design and construction methods. The recent demands for longer spans and high speed railroad bridges in Turkey attracted the international bridge designers and contractors attention once more as happened in the past around 1970’s and 1980’s.  In the next ten years, four major suspension bridges is planned to be built in Turkey with main span lengths close to 2000 meters.  The Turkish bridge engineering community has recently been very active in terms of new projects and…

Metallica by Request Istanbul 2014

Metallica will perform at an Istanbul concert on July 13. Ticket holders will be able to choose the songs they would like to be played by the band Fast, fierce and surprisingly melodic, heavy metal icon Metallica is set to return to Istanbul this summer. “We’re excited to make our fifth trip to Istanbul, Turkey, on July 13 to extend the European run of ‘By Request’ dates,” the group said on its website. Those who buy tickets online will receive an email with a code and a link to a site on which they can choose the songs they would like to be played by the band at the gig. The Istanbul concert will be at İTÜ Stadium at 5 p.m., with tickets on…