4SPONSE Workshop

The Fourth International Workshop on Seismic Performance of Non-Structural Elements (SPONSE) will take place in Pavia (Italy) on the 22th and 23rd May, 2019. The Workshop is organized under the auspices of the European Centre for Training and Research in Earthquake Engineering (EUCENTRE), the School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia and the SPONSE Association. This event, which will take place in the Romanesque Church of St. Giacomo and Filippo of the of the CAR College in Pavia, will be a special opportunity to share experiences and to discuss about the actual state of knowledge related to the seismic performance of non-structural elements. The SPONSE Workshop attendees will also have the opportunity to attend the Fifth International Nigel Priestley Seminar, which will also be held in Pavia on the 23rd and 24th of May 2019.

The proceedings of the Fourth International SPONSE Workshop are available below:


The full papers presented during the Workshop are available below:


Session 1: Seismic performance of architectural elements

Session 2: Seismic performance of building utility and contents

Session 3: Seismic design and retrofit of non-structural elements

Session 4: Seismic demand on non-structural elements

Session 5: Seismic loss evaluation of non-structural elements