National Steel Bridge Alliance

2018 World Steel Bridge Symposium Call for Papers

The deadline to submit an abstract for consideration has been extended to June 9. 

The National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA) invites those involved in all aspects of steel bridge research, design and construction around the world to submit an abstract for consideration at our 2018 World Steel Bridge Symposium.  The Symposium will take place on April 11-13, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland.  The Symposium has always been known for the quality of the technical program and that is a testament to the work of each of you in the bridge industry.  All abstracts should be limited to 500 words or less.  Each abstract will be peer-reviewed and acceptance for the Symposium will be based on content, available space, and overall program balance.

To submit an abstract, complete the online abstract submission form

Travel Support
The Symposium registration fee is waived and travel support is available for each participating Symposium speaker. 


  • Abstracts are due by June 9, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time. 
  • Authors will be notified of acceptance by June 30, 2017
  • Completed papers for review must be received by November 17, 2017