24 September, 2018


Centre for Earthquake Studies is organizing a one day symposium on contemporary topics and recent trends in Earthquake Studies on 24 September, 2018. This symposium will cover scientific lectures on latest advancements in the field of seismology and allied disciplines, specially earthquake forecasting. The event will provide an excellent opportunity for students and researchers to interact with renowned experts in the field of earth sciences. It will enhance collaboration amongst national institutes and awareness of earthquake forecasting research in Pakistan.

Event Theme

  • Orientation and awareness about seismology
  • Understanding the earthquake phenomena
  • Earthquake geophysical precursors
  • Disaster management


The symposium includes contributed talks of duration 20-30 minutes. A thought-provoking discussion among the panel of experts will be held with a futuristic objective.


Hafeez R. Hoorani (NCP)


Talat Iqbal (CES) Fahmeeda Khanam (MSSP)

Key Speakers

Qasim Jan (COMSTECH) Zahid Rafi (PMD) Aamir Ali (QAU)
Ehtisham Khalid Khan (NDMA) Farhan Javed (CES) M. Asif Khan (University of Peshawar)

Advisory Committee

Qasim Jan (COMSTECH) Zia Aftab (PAEC) Riffat Mahmood Qureshi (NCP)

Technical Coordinators

Dr. Muhammad Ali Shah (MSSP) Zahid Rafi (PMD)

Organizing Committee

Nabeel Ahmad Khawaja M. Asim Mahmood Sultan

Venue and Date

24 September, 2018
National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan


Active graduate & post graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, faculty and research scientists, who have published research work in recognized international journals during the last three years, will be encouraged to participate. Local hospitality will be provided to the participants. As a rule, travel expenses of the participant will be borne by their home institutes. However, partial travel assistance may be provided to selected local participants residing outside Islamabad.

How to apply

Registration Form can be download from here. The scanned copy of application form should be sent via email to (caad@ncp.edu.pk) on or before 05 September, 2018 to the Activity Secretariat at NCP. All applicants are required to provide information about their CNIC in the application form. There is no registration fee. List of accepted participants will be posted on the NCP website accordingly.

Selected Participants

To download the list of selected participants, click here.

Symposium Poster

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For Further Queries, Please Contact:
Collaborations & Academic Activities Department (CAAD)
National Centre for Physics
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-2077363
Fax: +92-51-2077342, +92-51-2077395
Website: www.ncp.edu.pk