International Conference on Industrial
Construction and Cooling Towers ICCT 2023

Shanghai, October 09-12, 2023



We are pleased to announce ICCT 2023, the International Conference on Industrial Construction and Cooling Towers. The Conference will be held in Shanghai, China, from October 12th to 15th, 2023. It is jointly organized and supported by:

  • SLCDRCE, State Key Lab for Disaster Reduction in Civil Engineering of Tongji University, founded in 1978 and is registered in China.
  • CICIND, International Association for Industrial Constructions, which is a private association, founded in 1973, registered in Switzerland.

The conference will be organized under the auspices of China Electric Power Planning General Institute, of IASS, International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, and of VGB PowerTech, Technical Association for Power and Heat Generation. It will be scientifically guided by the HRW University of Applied Sciences in Mülheim/Germany together with the Tongji University.

ICCT 2023 follows successful previous symposia ISCT 2012 in Cologne, ICCT 2014 in Prague, ICCT 2016 in Rotterdam and ICCT 2019 in Edinburgh.

The aim of the conference is to bring together experts in building technology of Industrial Chimneys, Cooling Towers and Industrial Construction, in order to review chances for cooperation in research and development. Common interests as well as differences shall be identified in order to find best practice methods for design and construction. The conference will present actual developments and the state-of-the-art of all kinds of industrial construction like cooling tower, chimneys, ducts, silos, LNG tanks, solar towers. About 40 papers are expected to be presented in parallel sessions during the conference.

Important Announcement:

After careful consideration regarding to the Omicron pandemic in China, the host and organizing committee reviewed all options and decided to postpone the ICCT 2022 Conference to October 18-20, 2023.

We can have an online option but still we chose an offline meeting for a fruitful communication achievement. The organizing committee firmly believes that the ICCT conference is not only an opportunity to display research results, but also a promotive activity for in-depth exchanges and cooperation.

The conference location and venue remain in Jinjiang Tower Shanghai, for more information please focus on the website For any questions, please contact us at .

DVCon China 2022 Project Team
May 30, 2022