Please note, members submitting late will be considered in a second tier category. For reasons on why abstracts are accepted or rejected, please see here.
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Submission Deadline: 17 March 2017

Abstracts are sought for presentations that fit within the overall Conference theme Connecting the City; People, Density & Infrastructure (see full Conference synopsis).

CTBUH members1 of all disciplines interested in presenting at the event are now encouraged to complete the online abstract form below by the 17 March 2017 deadline, showing how their proposed presentation will address the Conference theme and synopsis. Please note that competition for oral presentations at the Conference will be extremely high. All abstracts will be subject to rigorous review before acceptance into the conference program. NOTE: No paper substantiations will be required for the 2017 conference – only abstract submissions.

For your abstract to be considered, please complete all required fields below and click submit.

NOTE: Abstract submissions must be completed in English only.

1 All presenters at CTBUH Conferences must be CTBUH members at the organizational or individual level. If you have any questions, please contact
Key Dates
Call for Speakers & Official Launch30 January
Initial Abstract Submission Deadline17 March
Initial Abstract Acceptance Notification28 April
Full Abstract Submission Deadline30 June
Speaker PowerPoint Submission Deadline1 September
Step 1: CTBUH Membership Status

Start typing the name of your company then using your mouse, move the cursor over and click the company from the list of matching results that appears below the box. Once selected, the company membership status will be displayed.

Step 2: Primary Presenter Contact Details
Please note that only two presenters maximum can present at the conference per presentation, (though this is discouraged due to time constraints since the total presentation time per presentation is not extended) only one presenter is entitled to the discounted presenter registration rate. Add additional presenter
Step 4: Presentation Details
Maximum of 100 characters including spaces.
Select between 1 and 3 topics.
Enter between 1 and 5 keywords.
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  1. Clearly state the objectives of the proposed presentation.
  2. Summarize the subject matter and the substantive issues it will raise.
  3. State the likely conclusions(s) to be presented.
  4. Must be written in English.
  5. Maximum of 1250 characters including spaces (approximately 250 words). Current number of characters: 0
  • Justify how the presentation addresses the conference theme.
  • Maximum of 250 characters including spaces (approximately 50 words). Current number of characters: 0
Do not click more than once. Before you can submit the abstract, please make sure you have entered a valid CTBUH member company, indicated that you are an individual member or intend to become a member in the CTBUH Membership Status section.