Call for Papers

ReConStruct: Resilient Concrete Structures

The fib Symposium 2024 organising team invites researchers and professionals to submit abstracts related to topics of concrete and innovative materials, structural performance and design, construction methods and management, and outstanding structures.

Key Dates

  • Abstract submission opens:
    June 2023
  • Abstract submission deadline:
    15 December 2023
  • Author notification of acceptance:
    15 February 2024
  • Full paper submission deadline:
    19 April 2024


1. Concrete and Innovative Materials

Concrete materials
Composite materials
Low-carbon concrete and materials
Alternative reinforcing
Testing and assessment methods
Innovative materials and products

2. Structural Performance and Design

Advances in structural design and systems
Structural behaviour and experimental testing
Numerical modelling and analysis
Seismic design and assessment
Multi-hazard design and assessment
Resilience design and technologies
Sustainable design
Strengthening and repair of existing structures
Codes, standards, and guidelines
Artificial Intelligence for concrete structures
Structural health monitoring

3. Construction Methods and Management

Precast and prestressed concrete
Composite structures
3D printed concrete
Digital manufacturing and design
Building Information Modelling
Health, safety and wellbeing

4. Outstanding Structures

Bridges and tunnels
Hydraulic and offshore structures
Transportation projects
Other special structures


Format of submission

  • Abstracts to be submitted in English
  • Submissions should be no more than 300 words
  • You will be required to enter in the author/co-authors and affiliations separately during the submission process
  • You will be required to enter a bio for the Presenting Author (max. 100 words)
  • If you are submitting on behalf of the Presenter/s, please have their email address/es ready to include in the submission

General Information

Review and Notification to Authors
All completed abstract submissions will be reviewed. You will be informed by email of the acceptance status of your abstract by 15 February 2024. The deadline for submission of full papers will be 19 April 2024.

All presenters are required to register and pay the registration fee in order to be included in the programme and to present in person at the event. Registration and payment of registration fee by presenters of accepted abstracts must be completed by the early bird registration deadline.

By submitting an abstract/paper, authors agree to the publication of chosen abstracts/papers on the conference mobile app, book of abstracts and conference proceedings or similar by the fib Symposium 2024.