Welcome to the 9th International Symposium on Tunnel
Safety and Security (ISTSS)!

The next symposium will be held in Munich, Germany 11 – 13 March 2020.

Call for papers and posters
The call for paper and poster abstracts is open!  Author instructions and more information about the submission process can be found here.

Who should attend?
Tunnels are an increasingly important part of the infrastructure network. They create challenges for traffic and emergency management, fire safety and security against attacks or sabotage. This Symposium will offer an excellent opportunity for experts working with transport, emergency management, risk analysis, infrastructure security, tunnel consultants, system providers, tunnel operation and research to exhange their experiences in an international forum.

Registration will open automn 2019.


Not yet announced for 2020.

You find the programme for ISTSS 2018 on the right hand side



Important dates - Paper submission process

• 5th May 2019
Abstract submission

28th June 2019
Decision for paper acceptance

29th September 2019
Full paper submission

29th November 2019
Paper review feedback

12th January 2020
Final paper submission deadline

Important dates - Poster submission process

1st September 2019
Abstract submission

27th September 2019
Decision for poster acceptance:

1st December 2019
Final abstract submission deadline:

ISTSS 2018, Borås, Sweden