Author's guide

Call for abstracts

JCI is pleased to launch a call for papers to be presented at the International Conference on the Regeneration and Conservation of Concrete Structures (RCCS). The conference will be held in the Nagasaki Brick Hall, Nagasaki, Japan on June 1st-3rd, 2015, as part of The 50th Anniversary of the Japan Concrete Institute.

Pdf version of call for paper is also available from here.

Conference themes and topics

This symposium aims to bring together researchers, practicing engineers, scientists, and others from around the world to share knowledge and experiences related to the regeneration and conservation of existing reinforced concrete structures which have been in long-term service. Regeneration includes condition assessment, maintenance, repair, retrofitting and environmentally-conscious renewal and renovation. As part of the symposium, a technical tour of Gunkan Island (Battleship Island) will also be held.

+ Deterioration mechanisms
+ Deterioration simulation models
+ Durability design
+ Facility management
+ Regeneration approaches
+ Condition assessment
+ Nondestructive methods and approaches
+ Monitoring methods
+ Repair and retrofitting
+ Modern materials technology
+ Conservation of structures

Important dates

Submission of abstract
Please see below. We are still open for submission.
Sep. 30th, 2014
Acceptance of abstract
Please see below. We are still open for submission.
Oct. 30th, 2014
Submission of full paperNov. 30th, 2014
Dec. 31st, 2014
Notification of reviewers comments on full paperJan. 1st, 2015
From Feb.20th until Mar. 20th, 2015
Early registration deadlineFeb. 28th, 2015
Mar. 25th, 2015
Submission of final paperFeb. 28th, 2015
Mar. 31st, 2015
ReceptionMay 31st, 2015,
at Nagasaki Brick Hall
ConferenceJune 1st-3rd, 2015

Abstract submission

If you wish to submit your abstract, please contact to We are still open for your submission of abstract.

Full paper formatting

Manuscript Instruction for author is now available.

Manuscript Instruction for author MS Word pdf

Full paper submission

On-line submission form is now available. The due date is extended to Dec. 31st, 2015.

Instruction for Speakers and Chairperson

Please check instructions for speakers from here.