Call for Papers

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Participants wishing to present a paper are invited to submit an abstract not exceeding 300 words, related to the Theme and Topics of the Congress by December 6, 2019 (closed). Abstracts will only be accepted through the online peer review system available under the link on this webpage.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission by:   December 6, 2019 (closed)
Authors will be notified about the
Acceptance of Abstracts:

December 23, 2019
Submission of Full Papers (extended till):   February 21, 2020  
Final Invitation, Registration opens:   February 28, 2020  
Notification of Full Papers Acceptance:   April 17, 2020  
Deadline for Authors registration:   May 31, 2020  
Early Bird registration fee deadline:   May 31, 2020  
IABSE Annual Meetings:   Aug. 31 - Sept. 1, 2020  
Congress:   September 2-4, 2020  

Congress Format

The scientific programme will include Keynote, Plenary, Parallel sessions and Poster sessions over three days. The official language of the Congress is English. There will be no simultaneous translation. IABSE Congress Christchurch 2020 will be a forum to present new ideas, practical applications, and new technologies to engineering staff, engineering managers, researchers, and industry.

Poster Sessions are planned to allow for any contributions that cannot be accommodated within the main technical sessions.

Congress Proceedings

The Congress proceedings will be available in electronic format (ePDF via link) at the beginning of the Congress. Authors must register to the Congress in order to have their paper presented during the Congress and published in the proceedings.
IABSE Conference Reports are abstracted and indexed under Scopus.