Paper Submission

Prospective authors are invited to submit a 300-word abstract (in English) outlining the scope of their paper and the principal points of benefit to the related industry.

The abstracts must be submitted electronically via this button:

Congress Committee will review abstracts in mid-May and notify the primary authors of acceptance afterwards.

Abstract Submission DeadlineMay 31, 2017
Announcement of Accepted AbstractsJune 16, 2017
Full Paper Submission DeadlineJuly 31, 2017
Announcement of Accepted Full PapersAugust 15, 2017

Best papers chosen by scientific committee will be published in:

Abstracts must contain the following information:

(1) Chosen Topic

(2) Title of Abstract/Paper

(3) Principal Author’s Name

(4) Email Address of Principal Author

(5) Country of Principal Author

(6) Brief Description of Paper, i.e., Abstract in English of no more than 300 words.


To ensure meaningful technical content, all papers for International Congress on Underground Infrastructure, Water Management, and Trenchless Technology will be peer-reviewed. Final papers will be published in the congress proceedings.


Pipeline System Asset Management

  • Potable Water Pipeline Network Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Life Cycle Costs
  • Remaining Life Determination

Pipeline Planning and Design

  • Pipe Design and Selection
  • Geotechnical Aspects
  • Earthquake and soil Movements
  • Structural Design of Pipelines
  • Fluid Flow Aspects
  • Underground Freight Transportation

Operation and Maintenance

  • Water Loss Detection Methods
  • Water Loss Prevention Methods
  • Flow Measurements
  • Sewer Pipeline Network Management
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Management
  • Telecommunication Infrastructure Lines Management
  • Electricity Infrastructure Lines Management

Pipeline Installation

  • Oil and Gas Pipeline Installation
  • Potable Water Pipeline Installation
  • Sewer Pipeline Installation
  • Storm Water Pipeline Installation
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Installation
  • Telecommunication Infrastructure Lines Installation
  • Electricity Infrastructure Lines Installation

Pipeline Locating and Inspection

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Utility Asset Management
  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
  • Site Survey and Preparation
  • Pipeline CCTV Inspection and Cleaning
  • Pipeline Condition Assessment
  • Real-time Monitoring

Trenchless Technologies

  • Horizontal Directional Drilling
  • Microtunneling
  • Pipe Ramming and Impact Mole
  • Horizontal Auger Boring
  • Pilot Tube and Other Guided Boring Methods
  • Microtunneling
  • Local Repairs and Grouting
  • Manhole Rehabilitation
  • Cured in Place Pipe Liners (CIPP)
  • Pipe Jacking and Utility Tunnelling
  • Rehabilitation and Renovation of Existing Pipelines
  • Spray-on Linings and Coatings
  • Spiral Wound Linings
  • Close-fit Linings
  • Sliplining
  • Pipe Bursting and Splitting

Pipeline Research and Education

  • Testing and Assessments
  • New Development
  • Investigative Solutions

For Scientific Enquiries

Contact: Umut YILDIRIM (Ms.)


M: +90 533 407 82 95

T: +90 212 270 06 24

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