Call for papers

All who are interested in shell and spatial structures including engineers, architects, educators, researchers and practitioners are invited to participate in the conference. The language of the conference is English.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission - Now closed
  • Abstract acceptance target - Now closed
  • Full paper submission - Now closed
  • Full paper acceptance target - Now closed
  • Video submission – 21 June to 12 July 2021.


Video submissions are now open! To complete your video, you must use the PowerPoint presentation template (PDF), restrict the length of your video to 7 minutes and use a file size no greater than 100MB. Please follow the video recording instructions (PDF) and read the Video publication agreement (PDF).

Make a submission

You are required to submit the video of your conference presentation during the period of 21 June to 12 July, via our submission form.

How to submit your abstract

Abstract submissions are now closed and all abstract acceptances have now been issued.

Peer review

All one-page abstracts have been subject to peer review by members of the Symposium's Scientific Committee. The peer review process is complete. Authors of submitted abstracts that have been accepted after the peer review process are guaranteed participation in the IASS 2020/21 Surrey 7 Symposium if they submit correctly formatted full papers and have a valid registration. 

Full paper submissions are now closed and acceptances will be issued by 31 May 2021.

This prize is for talented young researchers, designers, and engineers working in the field of shell and/or spatial structures.

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Get in contact

Please email the conference team with any questions.