First call for paper  July 30, 2022
Abstract submission extended to February, 2023
Abstract acceptance  until February 28, 2023
Full paper submission  until April 15, 2023
Full paper acceptance until May 31, 2023
Early-bird registration January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Regular registration from July 1, 2023

The XVI DBMC is committed to the promotion of scientific insight and technological innovation in the fields of civil engineering to help the sustainability of our society. To this purpose, the focus of this conference is put on the sustainability and the related concepts, methods and techniques from civil engineering community.


The main themes of this DBMC edition include, but not limited to, the innovative materials, the long-term performance and durability, the climate change and resilience, the intelligent planning and design in construction, and the life cycle engineering. The innovative materials involve the high performance, eco-green, multi-functional and smart materials. The long-term performance and durability comprise the actions and mechanisms, the testing and modeling, the design and assessment, the practice and specifications, and the historical heritages and monuments. The climate change and resilience include the climate loads, building resilience, urban heat island effects, overheating, nature- based solutions and green roofs. The intelligent construction refers to the construction automation and robotics (including 3D printing), and the numerical infrastructure and intelligent design. The life cycle engineering covers the life cycle costing and methods, the recycling of wastes, and the carbon reduction and neutralization. In addition, special talks will be arranged for the ongoing or recent mega-projects in China and abroad.


In this context, we extend our warm invitation to you to join this forum of high-quality dissemination and exchange. Please note the submission dates for abstracts and full papers. and refer to author guidelines to prepare your submissions. We look forwards to your contribution to this marvelous event, and do not hesitate to contact us should you have further queries or suggestions to the organization. Your words will be more than welcome.


XVI DBMC Organizing Committee
XVI DBMC Scientific Committee

Student competitions will be organized during the XVI DBMC conference. The competitions will focus on the main themes and topics, and the guideline and manuals for student competitions will be coming soon.



- Guideline for student competitions

The call for bidding for XVII DBMC 2026 is open now. Please refer to the following guideline to prepare the bidding.



- Bidding document 1
- Bidding document 2 
- Bidding document 3


Contact: return your bidding before xxxx to xxxx.

DBMC Steering Committee