Call for Abstracts

Due: 2024-03-15

Last Modified

November 7, 2023

Submit an abstract

We sincerely invite you to submit abstracts to the International Conference on Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (ICBBG) 2025, scheduled to take place in Tempe, Arizona, USA from May 19 to 21, 2025. ICBBG aims to bring together top researchers from around the world to present the state of the art and state of the practice on biogeotechnics, and to facilitate knowledge exchange among researchers, industry, agencies and educators.


We call for submissions to 8 general sessions and 8 special symposia:

General sessions Special symposia
Bio-mediated methods for hazard mitigation Bio-inspired Tunneling
Bio-mediated methods for environmental protection and restoration Asia experiences on bio-mediated geotechnics
Bio-mediated methods for infrastructure construction Europe experiences on bio-mediated geotechnics
Bio-inspired methods for infrastructure construction Biopolymer treated soils
Bio-inspired methods for subsurface exploration and excavation Delivery strategies for MICP
Fundamental research on biogeotechnics MICP for sustainable geoenergy applications
Case studies on field applications of biogeotechnics Fungal treatment of soils
Education, outreach, diversity, inclusion and equity in engineering Build with nature

Abstract Submission Instructions for Authors

  • Abstracts should have 150 to 250 words.
  • Abstracts are submitted to the ISSMGE conference review platform (deadline: March 15, 2024).
    • You need to use your free ISSMGE account to login
    • If you are submitting multiple papers, please use a same account
  • Select a general session or a special symposium (see the above table)
    • If none of the provided themes fit your paper, please select “General session: Other”
    • Note that abstracts submitted to Special Symposia may be later reassigned to General sessions depending on the number of abstracts received for each symposium.
  • Select a presentation type (oral, poster or either)

What to Expect after Submission of Abstracts

Actions Date
Abstracts Due October 2023 March 15, 2024
Full Paper Invitations Begin December 2023 April 15, 2024
Draft Papers due May 2024 August 31, 2024
Review Comments to Authors November 15, 2024
Final Papers due December 2024 January 31 , 2025
Conference Registration Due March 31, 2025


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Submit an abstract