The 11th ISVCS will take place on 16-21 July 2017 at the Royal Victoria Hotel, Llanberis, Snowdonia, Wales, UK. Typical days at the Symposium will consist of morning technical presentations, afternoon hikes or excursions in the local area, and, in the evening, further technical discussions and social gatherings. The various outings and social gatherings provide important opportunities for relaxed and informal discussion of technical and not-so-technical topics surrounded by the natural beauty of the Snowdonia National Park.

This Conference web site ( describes the Symposium and the location in considerable detail. Note that attendance is limited to 50 attendees, with a maximum of 40 peer-reviewed presentations.

Except for those who already received the invitation to ISVCS 2017, individuals interested in taking part in this Symposium should write to:

Professor Erasmo Carrera
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Politecnico do Torino
Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24
110129 Torino
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General Chairman
E. Carrera - Torino, Italy

Honorary Chairman
A.W. Leissa - Fort Collins, CO, USA

Local Arrangements Chairman
D. Kennedy - Cardiff, Wales, UK

Publicity Chairman
Y. Narita - Sapporo, Japan

Editional Chairman
S. Ilanko - Waikato, New Zealand

Advisory Committee
P. Hagedorn, P. Cupial, S.M. Dickinson, M. Ewing, F. Pellicano, W. Seeman