The 21st national academic conference in structure engineering was held in Shenyang Jianzhu University on October 12 to 14, 2012, and the fourth Structure Engineering Professional Committee and the sixth editorial board of Engineering Mechanics” were held simultaneously in the conference room on floor 16, Building B of Shenyang Jianzhu University Hotel on October 13, 2012. There are 27 members participated in the conference, including chairman and vice chairman of Structure Engineering Professional Committee, chief editor and associate editor of editorial board of Engineering Mechanics.
The conference was hosted by Professor Han Linhai, chairman of Structure Engineering Professional Committee. He firstly introduced the participants and the agenda of the conference, and then, Professor Yuan Si, honorary director of Structure Engineering Professional Committee, and the chief editor of Engineering Mechanics, made work reports of the two committees. During the conference, the associate professor Lu Xinzheng, associate editor of Engineering Mechanics, introduced the progress of digitizing construction of Engineering Mechanics to members.
While giving highly appreciation to the work performance of the two committees, members made heated discussion on how to further improve the paper quality and publishing efficiency of Engineering Mechanics, how to amplify the international influences of structure engineering academic conference etc, and proposed a few pertinent and useful suggestions. Finally, members discussed about the place and time to hold the structure engineering academic conference next year, and unanimously agreed that the structure engineering academic conference of next year will be held in Xinjiang University on August (10 to 12), 2013.
At last, Professor Yuan Si, honorary director and chief editor, expressed thanks to the members of the two committees for the active participation and strong supports for the works of the two committees, at the same time, expressed to further research carefully and implement step by step the reasonable opinions and suggestions. After the meeting, the organizing committee of Shenyang Jianzhu University organized the members of the two committees to take group photoes.