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

The next symposium will be held in Borås, Sweden 14 – 16 March 2018.

Call for papers and posters is now open!
Submit your paper abstract prior to 5th May 2017. Author instructions 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.

The conference venue is Textile Fashion Center in Borås, Sweden.

Textile Fashion Center in Borås is a creative meeting place for businesses within textile and fashion but have also rooms for all kinds of conferences.

Welcome to Textile Fashion Center  conference in Borås!

Textile Fashion Center
Skaraborgsvägen 3
506 30 Borås

Registration will open in September 2017.

Conference program will be available in December 2017.


ISTSS 2018, Borås, Sweden








Important dates - Paper submission process

• 5th May 2017
Abstract submission

30th June 2017
Decision for paper acceptance

29th September 2017
Full paper submission

1st December 2017
Paper review feedback

12th January 2018
Final paper submission deadline

Important dates - Poster submission process

1st September 2017
Abstract submission

29th September 2017
Decision for poster acceptance:

1st December 2017
Final abstract submission deadline: