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Presenters & Moderators

Congratulations and thank you for your acceptance to present/moderate at Structures Congress 2023 during the in-person conference. This is an excellent opportunity for you to share knowledge with the attendees. The information below will assist you in preparing for your session. 

Please note: All presenters and moderators are required to register for the conference and attend in person to make the presentation. They are eligible for a discounted rate. 

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Session Instructions

PowerPoint Presentation

Important Note: Laptops are not provided. The moderator is responsible for bringing a laptop with all the session PowerPoints pre-loaded and tested. For IES sessions both moderators and presenters need to bring laptops. 

Key Dates

  • November 16, 2022: Final publication-ready papers due
  • November 2022: Presenters being promoting their session via social media
  • December 2, 2022: Authors notified of paper modifications needed
  • December 19, 2022: Corrected final paper uploaded (for authors notified of changes). No additional changes can be made to papers after this date. 
  • January 2023: Moderators connect, confirm, and plan with presenters per the instructions linked above. 
  • February 2023: IES moderators hold a conference call with presenters per the instructions linked above. 

Final Papers

Final papers are optional. 

Important: All final publication-ready papers must be uploaded to the paper management system no later than November 16, 2022Extensions are not possible. Papers should be 10-12 pages in length, but a few extra pages are acceptable. The paper must be final and follow all formatting instructions, copyrights, and permission guidelines. Remove all track changes and comment boxes prior to uploading or the paper will be considered a draft and cannot be published.  All photos, even if you own the photo, must have a caption (see example below). Margins are 1-inch all around. 

Final Paper Evaluation

Final papers will be evaluated to ensure the following: 

  • Content is consistent with the approved abstract. 
  • Paper is not a commercial for products or services. 
  • Paper formatting, copyright, and permission requirements have been complied with. 
  • Photos, figures, and drawings are properly credited in caption or legend.
  • Paper includes a conclusion and provides references if appropriate. 
  • Paper has not been published or submitted for publication in any other place, including with ASCE. 


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 website. It is the author's responsibility to obtain permission for the reuse of this material and include appropriate credit information in the paper. 


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