Welcome to IABSE Congress Nanjing 2022!


This IABSE Congress is organised by the Chinese Group of IABSE in co-operation with Tongji University, Jiangsu Provincial Transportation Engineering Construction Bureau, Southeast University, Nanjing Public Works Construction Cente.. The Congress will maintain a traditional onsite format with the option to participate online. The congress theme will be “Bridges and Structures: Connection, Integration and Harmonisation”. Topics will include traditional bridges and structures, and will also include new elements such as Artificial Intelligence and dealing with Covid-19.  The programme will comprise renowned Keynote Speakers, Plenary and Parallel Sessions. Technical Visits will go to construction sites of amazing future world record breakers: the longest cable-stayed bridge and the longest suspension bridge, as well as other elegant buildings and bridges.

Who is invited?

Scientists, experts, designers, contractors and all those who are interested in advances and problems in civil engineering, structures and bridges are invited to join the Congress for the exchange of experiences, dissemination of specialist knowledge and information in various fields of structural engineering. 

Call for Abstracts

Authors interested in participating are invited to submit a short abstract in English (200-300 words). All abstracts must be submitted via the link provided on this congress website by August 30, 2021.


Important Dates
Submission of abstracts opens: June 28, 2021
Submission of abstracts, extended: November 15, 2021
Notification abstract acceptance, extended: January 31, 2022
Submission of full papers, extended: March 31, 2022
Notification paper acceptance: May 15, 2022
Final invitation, registration opens: May 15, 2022
Early-Bird registration: June 15, 2022
IABSE Annual Meetings: September 19-20, 2022
IABSE Congress Nanjing 2022: September 21-23, 2022

Organised by




in co-operation with:

Tongji University 

Jiangsu Provincial Transportation Engineering Construction Bureau

Southeast University

Nanjing Public Works Construction Center