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Call for Abstracts


NCSEA is seeking abstracts for the 2021 Structural Engineering Summit. The goal is to host the event both in-person in New York, New York on October 13-15, 2021 and virtually throughout the month of October. 

Sessions will be 45-60 minutes total, including time for Q&A and deliver pertinent and useful information that is specific to the practicing structural engineer, in both technical and non-technical tracks.

Potential submission topics include (but aren’t limited to):

    • Best-design practices
    • New codes and standards
    • Recent project case studies
    • Advanced analysis techniques
    • Management and business practices
    • Diversity and inclusion
    • Resilience
    • Sustainability

Presentations are sought for topics that would appeal to seasoned engineers or younger engineers new to their careers (or both). The goal of Summit presentations is to provide structural engineers with tools, techniques and tips that will help them and their firms operate more efficiently and effectively.


 Submit Your Abstract 

Abstracts are due Friday, March 26, 2021.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Summit Committee, and speakers will be notified if they have been accepted by late April to early May. Speakers will be provided with required guidelines after acceptance of abstract.

Questions about the abstract process or the Summit? Contact Katherine Ort, Education and Conference Manager, at