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ISTSS 2020 - Program

The Ninth International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security (ISTSS) will be held as an online event 5 - 7 May 2021. Register today!

ISTSS is now well established in the tunnel fire community and the success of ISTSS is a tribute to the pressing need for continued international research and dialogue on these issues.

The Proceedings include 42 papers and 13 extended poster abstracts. The online event includes 35 paper presentations and a poster session with 10 posters. Each day will be opened by invited Keynote Speakers (in total five) addressing broad topics of pressing interest. The Keynote Speakers, selected as leaders in their field, are Anne Lehan, German Highway Research Institute, Germany, Rune Brandt, HBI Haerter, Switzerland, Trond H. Hansen, Oslo Fire and Rescue Service, Norway, Mia Kumm, RISE, Sweden and Roland Leucker, Research Association for Tunnels and Transportation Facilities (STUVA), Germany. All times in the ISTSS program below are in Central European Time (CET).

Proceedings from the 9th International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security ISTSS 2020 will be available for sale after the Symposium. Both in paper and in digital format  (.pdf)

Program Day 1 -Wednesday May 5th 2021 (CET)


Program Day 2 - Thursday May 6th 2021 (CET)


Program Day 3 - Friday May 7th 2021 (CET)