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

5 - 7 September, 2017

Venue address:

ACC Liverpool
United Kingdom

About this event

The abstract submission deadline for the eleventh conference in the renowned Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters series has been extended to Monday 25 July.  

Potential authors are invited to submit abstracts on international projects offering practical learning, innovative and integrated solutions on any of the following themes and topics:


  • Development and application of innovation, new technologies and techniques
  • Developments in research and analysis
  • New design/assessment/operating guidelines
  • Best practice in design, construction, operations and adaptation
  • Investigative study and feasibility planning
  • Assessment and application of data, monitoring and modelling
  • Managing uncertainty/complexity
  • Managing ageing/failing coastal/marine structures
  • Sustainable practices and solutions - environmental, social, economic, technical
  • Shaping appropriate practical solutions to problems
  • Lessons learned from working within the marine environment
  • Realising the potential of marine renewables
  • Addressing the challenges and adapting to climate change


  • Breakwaters, piers and jetties
  • Seawalls and shoreline structures
  • Beaches, dunes and natural defences
  • Ports, docks and harbours
  • Waterfront developments and integrated marine developments
  • Coastal erosion and flooding
  • Wave and tidal power generation
  • Critical infrastructure at the coast
  • Coastal, estuarine and oceanographic processes
  • Dredging and the use of dredged materials

Abstract submission has been extended until 25 July 2016 via Successful authors will be notified by the Organising Committee in September and invited to submit full papers by January 2017.

Why submit

  • Benefit from international knowledge sharing 
  • Showcase your paper to thousands of readers through inclusion in major engineering indexes and resources including the ICE Virtual Library
  • Peer Review is unsurpassed, ensuring that the originality, authority and accuracy of your work will be fully recognised 
  • Formal proceedings published after the event provide an invaluable resource for all organisations wanting access to the most up to date and robust information in the field of coastal and maritime engineering
  • Reduced registration fee for presenting authors

Visit to preview the abstract submission guidelines and submit your abstract via email at

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