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 5th Pacific Timber Engineering Conference (PTEC 2019)

5th Pacific Timber Engineering Conference (PTEC 2019)

When: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 08:30 to Friday, July 12, 2019 - 17:00

Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank Parklands, Queensland, Australia


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You are cordially invited to join the 5th Pacific Timber Engineering Conference (PTEC 2019), which will take place in the beautiful Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank Parklands, Queensland, Australia from 10-12 July 2019.

Hosted by the Future Timber Hub, ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Tall Timber Buildings, and in collaboration with The University of Queensland’s School of Civil Engineering. The PTEC 2019 aims to provide a forum for both early career and experienced academics, practitioners, researchers, and research students in the Asia-Pacific region and elsewhere in the world, to share the latest developments in research and application of timber in construction. 

The intention is to bring a more practitioner focus that will complement the World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE) event to be held in 2020.

The three-day conference program will include keynote lectures, invited lectures, mini-symposia and parallel sessions. 

Submit an Abstract/PaperEnglish will be the official language of the conference for both oral and written presentations. Papers relating to all aspects of the following themes are invited:

  • Wood products and components
  • Computer-based methods
  • Timber architecture
  • Timber engineering
  • Implementations

Only a Two Page Extended Abstracts are requested, please see for abstract template. Full paper submissions are not required.

Abstracts should be emailed to the following address by 1 March 2019:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Successful applicants will be notified by 1 April 2019.

Sponsorship of PTEC 2019Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities are available. If your company would like to sponsor the event please visit for further information.

PTEC 2019 will provide an excellent forum for professional engineers, academics, researchers and contractors to present recent research and developments in timber engineering and related topics. More details are available by viewing the Conference Flyer and at 

Should further information be required, please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On behalf of the organising committee, we look forward to meeting you at PTEC 2019 in Brisbane from 10-12 July 2019.

Prof. Sritawat Kitipornchai, Prof. Keith Crews and Mr. Geoff Stringer

On behalf of the PTEC 2019 Conference Organising Committee

PTEC 2019 Chairs

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