Coastlab18, 22-26 May - Universidad de Cantabria

Welcome to Santander, the “bride” of the Atlantic Ocean.


On behalf of the Coastlab18 Organizing and Scientific Committees and the Environmental Hydraulics Institute "IHCantabria" of the University of Cantabria (Spain), it is a pleasure to invite you to participate in the 7th International Conference on the Application of Physical Modelling in Coastal and Port Engineering and Science. Coastlab18, the 7th edition of the CoastLab international conference series, will take place in Santander, Cantabria region’s capital city, from the 22-26 th of May 2018, and will build on the successes of previous conferences held in Porto (2006), Bari (2008), Barcelona (2010), Ghent (2012), Varna (2014) and Ottawa (2016).

Coastlab18 is organized under the auspices of the International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) and will be hosted by the Environmental Hydraulics Institute "IHCantabria" of the University of Cantabria. Coastlab18 will provide a stimulating and enriching forum to discuss the latest developments in physical modelling applied to coastal and port engineering and coastal science. .

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Santander in May 2018!

Yours sincerely,

Inigo J. Losada and Javier L. Lara
Coastlab18 Co-Chairs


Extended deadline for Full paper submission:
23 February, 2018

Important dates

  • 23 February, 2018
    Extended deadline for Full paper submission
  • 27 February, 2018
    Peer reviews completed
  • 1 March, 2018
    Deadline for early-bird registration
  • 15 March, 2018
    Final paper submittal deadline
  • 22 May, 2018
    Short Course
  • 23 May, 2018
    Coastlab2018 Opening








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Menéndez Pelayo, 6 - Entresuelo A
39006 - Santander
Cantabria - Spain
Tel.: (+34) 942 318 180

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