19th ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures

The 19th ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures is scheduled for December 9th-13th 2024. The venue is Gustav-Stresemann-Institut in Bonn, Germany.
Please scroll down for more information about registration and submissions.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Bonn!

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Welcome note

Since 1983 ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures offers a week of outstanding presentations and the possibility to meet scientists from all around the world. The conference venue (Gustav-Stresemann-Institut) is located in Bonn, the former capital of Germany. It is situated in the banks of the Rhine, which provides a picturesque setting while allowing for a central location in the city.

Below you will find all information you require for registration and submission of your abstract. This page will be gradually updated to provide you with all required information and forms that you will need to participate.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures@Bundeswehr.org

Submission

ABSTRACT/PAPER/PRESENTATION

Please download the abstract submission form below. Your abstract will be sent to our technical committee for review and comments.

ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures 2024 - Abstract submission form (PDF, 860.1 KB)

Submit your abstract via email to ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures@Bundeswehr.org until 31th May 2024.

After review and approval of your abstract we will contact you and provide the template for your paper.

Deadline for paper submission will be 30th September 2024.

Please keep in mind that the presentation time for your paper is limited to 20 min, which should include 5 min for questions and discussion.

Technical Committee

Prof. Dr.-Ing.Doktor-Ingenieur habil.habilitatus Exzellenter Emeritus Nobert Gebbeken Universität der Bundeswehr München
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing.Doktor-Ingenieur Thomas Braml Universität der Bundeswehr München
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing.Doktor-Ingenieur Max GündelHelmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg
Dr. Malte von RaminFraunhofer, Ernst-Mach-Institut
Dr.-Ing.Doktor-Ingenieur Arno KlomfassFraunhofer, Ernst-Mach-Institut
Dr.-Ing.Doktor-Ingenieur Martin LarcherEuropean Commission, Joint Research Center 

TOPICS

The overall topic is „Weapon Effects on Structures“. Below you find a list with possible related keywords. These keywords are not intended as a limitation. If the topic of your abstract falls into the greater area of interest, please do not hesitate to submit it.

Artificial Intelligence/Machine LearningField testingProtective Materials
Ammuntion storageFragmentsProtective structures
Analytical modellingFragment/Penetration effectsRetrofit design
BlastGlassSecondary debris
Blast propagationGround ShockSecurity in urban areas
Blast wallIEDImprovised Explosive DeviceShaped charges
Civil protectionImpactShelter
Combined effectsInternal detonationSHIELDSuper Heavy Improvised Explosive Loading Demonstration
ConcreteLaboratory testingShielding
Contact detonationMasonrySoil
CrateringMitigation of weapon effectsSteel
Dynamic response of structuresNumerical simulationStructural response
Effects on HumanPenetrationTargeting
Engineering toolsPerforationUASUnmanned Aerial System/UAVUnmanned Aerial Vehicle
Experimental investigationsPerimeter protectionVehicle impact
Explosion effectsProgressive collapsWeapon performance
External detonationProjectilesWood

We will also offer NATO, SHIELDSuper Heavy Improvised Explosive Loading Demonstration and WERMSWeapon Effects, Research, Modeling & Simulation (MOUTMilitary Operations in Urban Terrain) sessions (restricted access). Please select in the abstract submission form if your contribution is for public release, NATO, NATO/WERMSWeapon Effects, Research, Modeling & Simulation and/or SHIELDSuper Heavy Improvised Explosive Loading Demonstration sessions.

NATO/WERMSWeapon Effects, Research, Modeling & Simulation session attendance

If you are eligible to attend NATO and/or WERMSWeapon Effects, Research, Modeling & Simulation (MOUTMilitary Operations in Urban Terrain) sessions, please fill out the attendance form and send it to ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures@Bundeswehr.org. Guidelines are within the file. Please note, that NATO session clearance automatically allows you to attend SHIELDSuper Heavy Improvised Explosive Loading Demonstration and WERMSWeapon Effects, Research, Modeling & Simulation (MOUTMilitary Operations in Urban Terrain) sessions.

Download: ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures 2024 - NATO Attendance form (PDF, 1.7 MB)

SHIELDSuper Heavy Improvised Explosive Loading Demonstration session attendance

If you are eligible to attend the SHIELDSuper Heavy Improvised Explosive Loading Demonstration sessions, please fill out the SHIELDSuper Heavy Improvised Explosive Loading Demonstration session attendance form and send it to ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures@Bundeswehr.org.

Download: ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures 2024 - SHIELDSuper Heavy Improvised Explosive Loading Demonstration Attendance form (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Your stay in Bonn

Registration

The conference fee is 600 €. This fee covers welcome reception (icebreaker), the banquet dinner, daily lunch and coffee breaks.

Please send us your registration form until 30th September 2024.

Download the registration form here: ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures 2024 - Registration form (PDF, 329.5 KB)

Please direct all registration enquiries to registration team at: ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures@Bundeswehr.org.

Cancellation of Registration

Deadline: 11th October 2024.

Written notification is required for cancellations. Cancellations for registrations made until 11th October 2024 will result in a full refund less 100 Euro to cover administration costs. For cancellations after 11th October 2024 the Organisation Committee retains the authority to make the decision regarding cancellations in different situations on an individual basis.

Accompanied Guest

Accompanying program is planned. Costs and content depend on registration. Further information will be provided.

Conference Venue

The Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (Politics and education Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (gsi-bonn.de)) is a non-profit educational institution based in Bonn, Germany. It offers a wide range of seminars, workshops, and events on topics such as politics, history, economics, and intercultural exchange. The institute promotes dialogue and collaboration at both national and international levels, serving as a platform for knowledge exchange and intercultural understanding.

Accommodation

Gustav-Stresemann-Institut

We blocked a limited number of rooms in Gustav-Stresemann-Institut. Prepayment for this option is obligatory:

  • Single room: 89 €/night incl. breakfast
  • Double room: 120 €/night incl. breakfast

Costs will be invoiced together with the conference fee. If you would like to take this offer, please note this on your registration form. Full refundable room cancellation will be possible until 11th October 2024.

It is also possible to book rooms independently at: Hotel Gustav-Stresemann-Institut e.V.eingetragener Verein (onepagebooking.com)

MARITIM Hotel Bonn

Additionally we have reserved a block of rooms at the MARITIM Hotel Bonn (Hotel Bonn | Maritim Hotel Bonn). This hotel is located in the immediate vicinity (500 m / 6 min walk). Rooms can be booked for 149 €/night incl. breakfast. For reservation use the link below or refer to the Code „ISIEMSInternational Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures“.

Link:
Maritim Hotel (german)
Maritim Hotel (english)

This offer is limited and available until 8th November 2024.

Please note that you are not obligated to stay in one of these hotels in order to attend the conference.

Further information is provided at: Region Bonn / Rhein-Sieg / Ahrweiler (bonn-region.de)

How to get there

Cologne Airport (CGN)

To travel from Cologne Airport to Gustav-Stresemann-Institut in Bonn, you have a few options. The most convenient way is to take a taxi directly to the institute, which would take approximately 30-40 minutes depending on traffic and will cost around 70 Euro.

Alternatively, you can take public transportation. From Cologne Airport, take the suburban train to Cologne Central Station. At Cologne Central Station, transfer to a train bound for Bonn Central Station. From Bonn Central Station, you can take a taxi or public transportation (bus or tram) to reach Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (Stop „Max-Löbner-Straße“). Tickets can be purchased at www.bahn.com.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

First, take the train from Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt Central Station. Every 2 hours, you can take a direct train to Bonn Central Station. The travel duration is approx. 2 hours. Tickets can be purchased at www.bahn.com.

Once you arrive at Bonn Central Station, you can either take a taxi or public transportation (bus or tram) to reach Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (Stop “Max-Löbner-Straße“).

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)

Take the SkyTrain or a shuttle bus to Düsseldorf Airport Terminal station, where you can catch a train to Düsseldorf Central Station. Every 60 min, you can take a direct train to Bonn Central Station. The travel duration is approx. 1 hour. Tickets can be purchased at www.bahn.com.

From Bonn Central Station, you can take a taxi or public transportation (bus or tram) to reach Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (Stop „Max-Löbner-Straße“).

Taxi

The costs for a taxi from Bonn Central Station to Gustav-Stresemann-Institut is around 20 €.

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Acknowledgement

We are supported by the „Förderverein Konstruktiver Ingenieurbau der UniBwUniversität der Bundeswehr München e.V.eingetragener Verein” (Förderverein Konstruktiver Ingenieurbau der UniBwUniversität der Bundeswehr München e.V.eingetragener Verein - www.fvki.de).