Call for Papers: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters, Liverpool

5 - 7 September, 2017

Venue address:

ACC Liverpool
United Kingdom

About this event

Abstract submission attracted over 220 entries from more than 40 countries, promising an extraordinary event in 2017.

Breakwaters 2013 showcased 130 peer reviewed international papers, 400 delegates representing 42 countries attended and the specialist exhibition presented more than 30 solutions providers.

Covering shoreline structures, coastal processes, design and construction of breakwaters and related structures, and marine energy, whatever one’s professional interest this event offers something of value and relevance.

Proceedings from the 2009 and 2013 events are available for purchase in hardback format.


  • Abstract submission February - July 2016
  • Committee review and abstract selection: July - September 2016
  • Authors notified: September 2016
  • Deadline for draft papers: January 2017
  • Detailed review of all draft papers: February 2017
  • Final papers submission deadline: May 2017
  • Programme released: June 2017
  • Conference: September 2017

About the series

The Breakwaters conference series has been produced and curated by the Institution of Civil Engineers since 1982, and continues to grow. Read more about the series and developments in the industry over that period here.

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