Paper Submission

Instructions for Authors

Authors of accepted abstracts are required to submit the following materials by November 15.

  • You can upload each file up to 10 MB on the paper submission site.
  • If you insert figures, it should be high resolution file in the Word and PDF files.

Extended Abstract

- 1 page extended abstract.

Full Paper

- maximum 8 pages full paper.

Signed Consent to Publish Form

Permission Verification Form


  • *Before starting, make sure that you have a PostScript printer installed.
  • *Microsoft Word users should select the correct files for their printer: A4 paper size (21 x 29.7 cm, European size).
  • *Copy the files which you will be using to a new directory and keep the original file as a backup.
■ Extended Abstract
File Download Microsoft Word Template - sample and template for paper size A4
File Download Microsoft Word Template - sample and template for paper size US-letter
File Download LaTeX stylefiles to create the Extended Abstract with LaTeX
■ Full Paper
File Download Microsoft Word Template - sample and template for paper size A4
File Download Microsoft Word Template - sample and template for paper size US-letter
File Download Sample of LaTeX page lay out and LaTeX stylefiles to create the paper with LaTeX
■ Consent to Publish Form File Download Form to transfer the copyright
■ Permission Verification Form File Download Form indicating that all required permissions have been sought and obtained
File Download If applicable - if in doubt please consult the files Permissions+Flow+Chart.pdf and T&F Permission FAQ.pdf
Guidelines to create PDF file File Download How to make a pdf file
Copyright Permission FAQ File Download

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.
The deadline for submission of Extended Abstract, Full Paper, Consent to Publish Form and Permission Verification Form is November 15, 2019.
Extended Abstract and Full Paper will be subjected to a review process. Authors will be informed about the review results by December 15, 2019.
After notification of acceptance, the camera ready copies of the Extended Abstract and Full Paper must be submitted immediately through the online submission system( by January 15.

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 by February 15, 2020.

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 Secretariat by e-mail at:


Mini-Symposia & Special Sessions' Proposal February 15, 2019
March 15, 2019
Abstract Submission May 1, 2019
June 1, 2019
Notification Regarding the Abstract August 1, 2019
Full Paper Submission November 15, 2019
Final Paper Acceptance December 15, 2019
Final Paper Submission January 15, 2020
Early Bird Registration February 15, 2020