The International Federation for Structural Concrete 5th International fib Congress

7 - 11 October 2018


The International Federation for Structural Concrete 5th International fib Congress in conjunction with the Concrete Institute of Australia invites the submission of abstracts for original work. Abstracts will be considered for oral or poster presentations in the fib 2018 Program.

Key Dates:

Abstract presenters notifications – full paper submissions open 5 March 2018
Call for Papers Close 6 April 2018
Full paper presenter notifications 30 April 201

Summary of Abstract Submission Instructions

Please read through the submission instructions listed below before preparing your abstract:

Step 1: Read the General Policies and Requirements for the submission of abstracts.

Step 2: Write your abstract following the Abstract Format & Layout Guidelines.

Step 3: Download the Abstract Template and insert/add your abstract text. Save as a .doc document to your computer. Please note: Abstracts must not exceed a 250 word limit. The word limit relates only to the text of the abstract and does not include title, authors and institutions.

Step 4: Click on the below icon to complete the Abstract Submission Form. It will be necessary to attach/upload the .doc copy of your abstract.

Notification of Acceptance

Notifications of acceptance will be sent via e-mail to the submitting author by January 2018. Abstracts submitted for oral presentations that cannot be accommodated within the program will not be considered and reviewed for a place in the Poster display.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the Congress proceedings. The Congress Managers will not be held responsible for abstract submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages or unforeseen events.

5th International fib Congress Program Themes:

Design and Construction
Architectural and Environmental Design
Model Codes, Standards and Specifications
Modelling and Design
Condition Assessment
Concrete Deterioration Mechanisms
Reinforcement Corrosion
Models and Design for Durability
Monitoring and maintenance
Repair and Rehabilitation
Structural Strengthening
Concrete Materials
Fibre Reinforced Concrete
Alkali-activated Concretes and Geopolymer Concrete
New Concrete Materials
Reinforcing and Prestressing Materials
Bridge Structures
Composite and Hybrid Structures
Existing Concrete Structures
Resilience and Robustness
Shear and Torsion
Shrinkage and Creep
Ultra High Performance Concrete
Underground and Foundation Structures
History of Concrete
Large (Challenging) Projects
Sustainability, Repurpose and Recycle
Through Life Management

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Key Dates

Now open
Full Paper Submission Deadline
Now closed 2018
Author Notifications
4 May 2018
Early Bird Registration Close
6 July 2018
Congress Dates
7-11 October 2018