Call for Abstracts


The 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials 2019 invites you to submit an abstract for consideration, for either an oral or poster presentation.

All abstract submissions must be entered and completed through the online submission portal. Emailed submissions will not be accepted.

IMPORTANT: all submissions must strictly follow the official submission guidelines and official submission template. Submissions that do not follow these instructions will be rejected.

IMPORTANT: Abstract submissions are limited to 1 submission per corresponding author. Presenters are only permitted 1 presentation within the official program.

The abstract submission deadline has been EXTENDED to 23:59 AEST Friday 1 February 2019. No further extensions possible!


Technical session themes

ICCM22 welcomes abstract submissions under the following technical session themes:

  • Additive manufacturing
  • Advanced manufacturing & automation
  • Aerospace
  • AFOSR Workshop: Multifunctional Composites: Integration of Multiscale Analysis and Additive Manufacture (invitation only)
  • Automotive
  • Automated fibre placement
  • Biocarbon
  • Bio-composites
  • Bio-inspired composites
  • Biomedical
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Civil engineering
  • Composite Materials: Route to Impact
  • Composites structures
  • Computational and finite element methods
  • Damage tolerance
  • Defence
  • Design and manufacture for multifunctionality
  • Durability, creep and aggressive environment
  • Dynamic properties and fracture
  • Energy harvesting and storage
  • Fatigue
  • Fibers
  • Fracture and damage
  • Green and natural fibre composites
  • Hybrid composites
  • Interfaces and interphases
  • Joints
  • Liquid composites moulding
  • Machining of composites
  • Meta-composite
  • Metal matrix composites
  • Multifunctional Composites for Sensing, Actuation, Computation and Structural Power
  • Multiscale modelling
  • Nano-composites
  • Non-destructive evaluation
  • Offshore and subsea
  • ONR Solid Mechanics Workshop
  • Process modelling
  • Polymer matrix materials
  • Rail
  • Recycling and sustainability
  • Renewable energy
  • Repair
  • Resin and polymers
  • Sandwich structures and materials
  • Self-healing
  • Smart composite structures
  • Special Symposium – Professor Scott White (invitation only)
  • Structural analysis and optimisation
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Testing methods
  • Textile-based composites
  • Three-dimensional composites
  • Triobology and wear

Abstract submission guidelines

  • Only submissions submitted in English will be considered. Please ensure you thoroughly check your submission for spelling and grammatical errors as accepted abstracts/full papers will be printed as per your submission.
  • Abstract submissions should be no longer than 2 pages in length.
  • Please ensure any acronyms are spelt out in the first instance.
  • Ensure that all author information (names, affiliations and presenting author biography) is included and entered correctly.
  • No abstracts/full papers will be accepted for review after the published deadlines.
  • You are encouraged to nominate up to but no more than 5 keywords with your submission. These can be included in your abstract submission and within the submission process.
  • Presenting authors are asked to provide a biography in third person and no longer than 120 words.
  • Student submitters have the opportunity to have their submission considered for the Tsai Award. This award is only available to students and submitters need to indicate their preference during the submission process.

Abstract submission terms and conditions

By submitting an abstract/full paper all authors agree to the below terms and conditions.

  • Submitting authors must declare that the abstract/s submitted are the original work of at least one author/presenter.
  • If the abstract/full paper is accepted as an oral and/or poster, at least one abstract author will register, pay and attend ICCM22.
  • Presenting authors are required to register and pay for the conference. No funding is provided to presenters.
  • If the abstract/full paper is selected, consent is provided for the presentation slides (for oral presenters), video, audio recording and photos taken during the oral presentation/poster presentation to be used and published by ICCM22 including being provided to delegates of ICCM22.
  • Submitting authors must declare the work described in the abstract/full paper has appropriate approval under local, ethical and animal experimentation rules.
  • Submitting authors must declare that their work does not conflict with any existing copyright agreements with alternate publishers.