Paper Submission

Paper submission has now closed.

Instructions for Authors

Authors of accepted Abstracts are required to submit the following material:

  • One-page Extended Abstract
  • Eight-page Full Paper
  • Signed Consent to Publish Form
  • Permission Verification Form

The Instructions and Templates for the one-page Extended Abstract and eight-page Full Paper, as well as the Consent to Publish Form and Permission Verification Form, are available at the link below:

Submission Procedure

Authors are required to follow exactly the Instructions and Templates for preparation of their contributions and to complete the submission process through the online submission system:

Email Address and Password, are required to access the online submission system.

The deadline for submission of Extended Abstract, Full Paper, and Consent to Publish is 17 November 2017.

Extended Abstract and Full Paper will be subjected to a review process. Authors will be informed about the review results by 18 December 2017.

After notification of acceptance, the camera ready copies of the Extended Abstract, Full Paper, and Consent to Publish must be submitted immediately through the online submission system.

Final Publication and Presentation

Accepted contributions will be published by Taylor & Francis in a Hardbound Book of Extended Abstracts and a USB of Full Papers. Publication in the Proceedings and presentation at the Conference are conditional on the final acceptance of the Extended Abstract and Full Paper and on the registration of the presenting Author at the Conference. Each registered Author will be entitled to present a maximum of two papers at the Conference.

Extended versions of selected papers presented at the Conference will be considered for publication in Structure and Infrastructure Engineering - Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design & Performance, an international peer-reviewed scientific journal endorsed by IABMAS, and included in the ISI Science Citation Index.


For any inquiry regarding the submission process and registration at the Conference please contact the Scientific Secretariat by e-mail at:

  • Key Dates
  • Call for Abstracts Closed
  • Registration Open November 2017
  • Notification of Acceptance of Abstract 15 September 2017
  • Full Paper Submission open 15 September 2017
  • Full Paper Final Submission Deadline 17 November 2017
  • Notification of Full Paper acceptance 18 December 2017
  • Final Paper Submission12 January 2018
  • Early bird Registration closes 2 March 2018
  • Conference 9-13 July 2018

IABMAS 2018 Hosted by

Vic Roads

Mondash University

Swinburne University

RMIT University