Welcome to the 8th International Symposium on Tunnel
Safety and Security (ISTSS)!

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


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 is now open! Early bird registration discount is closed since February 2nd 2018.

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

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

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


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: