Structures Congress 2017

Denver, Colorado  | April 6–8

For Speakers

  • See full Technical Program here
    Click on a session title to see what will be covered during the program.  


    October 25, 2016 - All final publication-ready papers (10-12 pages) must be uploaded to the paper management system . Extensions will not be possible. If the paper is a few extra pages that is fine. Final papers will be reviewed and if modifications are needed comments will be sent to you by November 17 and the revised final paper will need to be in the system by December 12, 2016. Make sure this is final and you have followed all formatting and copyright and permissions guidelines. Please remove all track changes and all comment boxes before you upload it.


    Final publication-ready papers - October 25, 2016
    Notification of modifications needed by paper - November 17, 2016

    Final Papers that required corrections, submit revised final paper - December 12, 2016


    Congratulations on and thank you for your acceptance to speak at the Structures Congress 2017. This is an excellent opportunity for you to share knowledge and information with your colleagues. These documents will assist you in preparing your session. Following these guidelines will enable you to maximize your session time. It is important that you prepare an interesting and informative presentation for the conferences. Please review the following guidelines to assist you doing this.

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    Speakers and moderators need to register for this conference. You are provided with a discounted registration rate. A discount code will be emailed to you in November. Registration will open November 2.


    Speakers show one slide using this template. Speak for 3 minutes and then everyone moves to the other side of the room where each presenter must have their own laptop. The audience can go for individual discussions and more in-depth presentations in a one-on-one format. 

    Click here to view a sample of a completed slide.


    These documents will assist you in preparing for your IES Session:

    • You can create 1 slide for your presentation. You only have 3 minutes to speak. Be sure to practice.
    • Remember after your presentation you will have your laptop on a table and you can show whatever you like on the laptop such as: PowerPoint, pictures, etc. to better explain your project. Get creative. Make whatever you show large enough so people can see from a distance in case you have more than one person interested in speaking with you at a time.
    • Remember - you will not have internet access and you will not have a power cord.
    • Please make sure your laptop can run on batteries for at least 90 minutes.
    • If you want to submit a final paper for publication in the conference proceedings your final publication ready paper is due October 25, 2016
    • You are required to provide your final slide to your session moderator one month prior to the conference


    To document the Structures Congress 2017, proceedings will be published. Authors of accepted abstracts are strongly encouraged to submit a 10-12 page final paper for inclusion in the proceedings. The proceedings will be copyrighted and published by ASCE. It is the author's responsibility to obtain any necessary permissions or approvals from employers, project owners, or clients prior to submission of the final paper for publication. Material included in your submission from previously published sources, including the Internet, may require permission from the copyright holder of that publication or Web site. It is the author's responsibility to obtain the permission for reuse of this material and include the appropriate credit information in the paper. 


    Congratulations on and thank you for your acceptance to moderate a session at Structures Congress 2017.

    Please read the moderator guidelines or IES moderator guidelines carefully. All moderators need to communicate early with session authors and make sure you coordinate receiving final Power Points in advance of your session.

    Important: remember that LAPTOPS are not provided. The moderator is responsible for bringing the laptop with all the session Power Points pre-loaded and tested to the session. Please make sure you arrange to have a laptop at the session and that you have uploaded all your speaker presentation(s) ahead of time and tested that they work. No Wi-Fi in session rooms. If you use a Mac computer you will need an adaptor.

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    Congratulations and thank you for your acceptance to present a poster in the Exhibit Hall at Structures Congress 2017! This is an excellent opportunity for you to share knowledge and information with your colleagues. These documents will assist you in preparing your poster at the session.

Partnering Organizations



Bridges to Prosperity Structural Engineers Association Colorado Asce-Colorado-Section SEI-Colorado-Chapter