CONFERENCE PROGRAM

The program will feature international keynote lectures, concurrent sessions, free paper sessions and posters. The Scientific Committee is pleased to announce the themes for the Concrete 2019 Conference available for abstract submissions.   

The 29th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia invites the submission of abstracts for original work. Abstracts will be considered for oral or poster presentations in the Concrete 2019 Program.

The Conference Key Dates are as follows:

Abstract submission opens Now open
Abstract submission close Saturday 14 December 2018
Registration opens – Super Early Bird special Sunday 7 October 2018
Early bird registration deadline Sunday 30 June 2019


Confirmed scientific themes: 

  • Alkali-activated concretes 
  • Alternative cementitious materials
  • Bridge structures
  • Case studies and major projects
  • Concrete materials for Design and Construction – What’s New?
  • Construction (infrastructure, development, innovations) and major projects
  • Durability (and modelling for durability)
  • History of concrete and education
  • Modelling and design
  • New concrete component materials
  • Precast and prefabricated concrete
  • Reinforcing and Prestressing Materials
  • Repair and rehabilitation
  • Resilience
  • Seismic
  • Shear and Torsion
  • Shotcrete
  • Shrinkage and Creep
  • Standards, specifications and codes
  • Structural Strengthening
  • Underground and Foundation Structures

Summary of Abstract Submission Instructions:

Please note each presenter may only present up to 2 papers at the Conference. You are welcome to submit multiple nominations, however will only be permitted to present a maximum of 2 papers.
Poster presenters please be aware that all posters in 2019 will be presented digitally. 

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.

NOTE: Please print a copy of the abstract submission form for your records prior to clicking ‘upload’.

Notification of Acceptance:

Notifications of acceptance will be sent via e-mail to the submitting author by 31 January 2019. 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 Conference proceedings. The Conference 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.

For further information please check the website for regular updates or contact the Conference Managers at concrete2019@arinex.com.au. 

Abstract Submission