NCREE Tainan Laboratory Grand Opening Ceremony and Forum

Venue: Lecture Hall 101, NCREE Tainan Laboratory
Official Language: English (Except Ceremony)

Forum Topics

  1. Structural safety under near-fault and/or multiple hazards (earthquake, wind, flood, fire, etc.) threat, and disaster mitigation strategies for improving resilience;
  2. Innovative experimental technologies and numerical simulation methods;
  3. Lessons learned from disastrous earthquakes.

Forum Description

For each of the three forum topics, one or two keynote speakers (topic presenter) will be given 30 min to deliver his experience and vision on the past, present, and possible future advancement of that particular topic. Panel discussions, chaired by a moderator (international guest) and a co-moderator (Taiwan), will then follow to collect a broader view and comments from a group of some 20 selected participants (i.e., panelists), at which moment audience will be able to join in for further interactions. At the end of each half-day agenda (4 hours), a portfolio of summary and resolution will be made by a panel moderator to wrap up the topic forum and serves as a guideline for international and domestic research collaborations in the upcoming years.

Ceremony and Forum Program

Time Aug 9 (Wed), 2017
9:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-11:10 Grand Opening Ceremony & 3-story RC Frame Shaking Table Tests guided in Mandarin
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11:30-13:00 Lunch Break & 3-story RC Frame Shaking Table Tests guided in English at 11:20am-12:10pm
13:00-15:00 Panel Discussion on Topic 1
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break
15:20-17:20 Panel Discussion on Topic 1 & Summary
18:30-21:30 Banquet
At Shanghai Pavilion of Shangri La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Tainan (遠東香格里拉飯店38樓上海醉月樓),Dress Code: Smart Casual
Time Aug 10 (Thurs), 2017
9:00-10:30 Panel Discussion on Topic 2
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-12:30 Panel Discussion on Topic 2 & Summary
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:30 Panel Discussion on Topic 3
15:30-15:50 Coffee Break
15:50-17:30 Panel Discussion on Topic 3 & Summary; Closing Remarks
18:30-21:30 Dinner Gathering
At NCKU Dashi Seafood Restaurant (大使雨荷舞水海鮮餐廳),Dress Code: Smart Casual
Time Aug 11 (Fri), 2017
8:30-14:30 Tainan Cultural Tour for International Guests
(Fort Provintia 赤崁樓、State Temple of the Martial God 祀典武廟、Tainan Confucian Temple 孔廟、Fort Zeelandia 安平古堡、Lunch at Danzai Noodles Shop 度小月擔仔麵)