Earth USA 2019 - Call for Abstracts


Earth USA is now accepting abstracts for presentations at the 2019 conference. All abstracts should be submitted using this online form:

Earth USA 2019 online abstract submission form

We cannot accept abstract submissions sent to us via normal e-mail or as an e-mail attachment.

Paper Subject Categories

  1. Historic buildings and cities including their stabilization, preservation, modernization and re-purposing.

  2. New architecture, construction projects and construction methods.

  3. Education and information transfer including codes, norms and regulations.

  4. Physical and thermal properties of materials and structures including seismic, flood and storm resistance and passive solar heating and cooling of earthen buildings.

  5. Social and cultural elements fostered by earthen building practices and traditions.

  6. Commercial presentations including architects, designers, contractors and product manufacturers.

Abstracts will be accepted from Saturday, December 1, 2018 until Friday, February 15, 2019. All accepted presenters will be notified by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Full papers will be due by Monday, July 15, 2019.

Presenters will have 20 minutes for presentation including time to answer questions. Time limits will be carefully monitored.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.