Enter the Abstract Competition to WIN FREE REGISTRATION!

Submit an abstract and answer the following challenge question:

In 300 words or fewer, explain how your abstract relates to "Building Our Future" and describe how the future of your research area will look.



  • Only one challenge question response will be considered for each abstract submitted, and only one author of the winning abstract will receive free registration.


  • Only original abstracts that have not been published or presented at other meetings will be considered.

  • Abstracts previously submitted to the CIB World Building Congress or presented at CIB Commission/Task Group meetings are not eligible and are subject to disqualification.

  • Abstracts have a maximum of 250 words.  Challenge Question responses have a maximum of 300 words.

Deadline for Submissions

Abstract submissions are open now.  

Abstract submissions close Wednesday 30 June 2021.

The winner will be notified on or before Monday 2 August 2021.

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New Award Announced!

for Best Paper Presented on Construction Law

With thanks to the Society of Construction Law Australia, we are pleased to announce a new award for the Best Paper presented at WBC2022 in the category Building Stronger Legal Foundations for Our Construction Future.

Eligible papers must:

  • Be submitted for inclusion in the category Building Stronger Legal Foundations for Our Construction Future before the submission deadline (17 December 2021)

  • Conform to the WBC2022 paper submission template and guidelines

  • Be accepted for presentation at WBC2022 and presented by an author.

The winner, selected by the Session Chair, will receive a $1000 AUD prize courtesy of the Society of Construction Law Australia.