The Abstract Submission deadline was 30th January 2015. You can continue to submit an abstract via this online portal but please note that this will be considered in a tier two category for inclusion. If you are interested in speaking at the 2015 New York Conference, we recommend that you contact Jessica Rinkel at

Submission Deadline: 30 January 2015

Abstracts are sought for papers that fit within the overall Conference theme Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City (see Conference synopsis). There will be five main track/session spaces at the Conference, including three Regional Rooms (e.g., the Americas Room, Asia Room, and Middle East Room), profiling research and development in those regions.

CTBUH members¹ of all disciplines interested in presenting at the event are now encouraged to complete the online abstract form below by the 30 January 2015 deadline, showing how their proposed presentation and paper will address the Conference theme and synopsis. Please note that competition for oral presentations at the Conference will be extremely tight. Some papers will be accepted for poster presentation, with the paper included in the proceeding. For each accepted paper – including both oral and poster presentation papers – one presenter will be eligible to register for the conference at the subsidized presenter registration rate.

For your paper to be considered, please complete all required fields below and click submit. All abstract submissions will be reviewed by the International Expert Peer Review Committee.

If your paper is accepted, a 3,000 – 4,000 word paper will be required.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All abstracts, papers and presentations must be completed in English.

Key Dates
Call for Papers & Official LaunchSeptember 2014
Abstract Submission Deadline30 January 2015
Abstract Acceptance Notification20 March
Full Paper Submission Deadline15 May
Peer Review Comments Back5 June
Final Paper Submission26 June
Production of Proceedings26 June – 28 August
Printing & Delivery of Proceedings28 August – 23 October
Speaker PowerPoint / Poster Submission Deadline4 September

¹All presenters at CTBUH Conferences must be CTBUH members at the organizational or individual level.

If you have any questions, please contact

Step 1: CTBUH Membership Status

Start typing the name of your company then select 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 Author Contact Details
Step 3: Additional Authors

Please note that a maximum of four authors can be listed per paper in the Published Proceedings. Only two authors maximum can present at the conference for those papers accepted for oral presentation (though this is discouraged due to time constraints since the total presentation time per paper is not extended). Only one author per paper is entitled to the discounted presenter registration rate.

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Step 4: Paper Details
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  1. Clearly state the objectives of the proposed paper.
  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 paper addresses the conference theme.
  • Maximum of 250 characters including spaces (approximately 50 words). Current number of characters: 0

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.