AUBEA 2021: Construction Education – Live the Future

Virtual Conference, Deakin University

COVID-19 update

Following the postponement of the AUBEA conference in 2020 due to COVID-19, we are happy to announce that the AUBEA conference will be held virtually in 2021.

With recent government directives on health and safety and the restrictions on both domestic and international travel, as well as the public health issues surrounding mass gatherings, it has been agreed that it is prudent not to proceed with the annual conference at this time.

We are grateful to everyone who made the effort to submit abstracts, and these can be carried forward to next year’s conference, or resubmitted if appropriate. Please see the revised Key Dates section below.

We look forward to welcoming you to AUBEA 2021- Wednesday 27 – Friday 29 October.

Event details

The Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) is a membership-based non-profit organisation, established in 1975 to promote and improve teaching and research in building through communication and collaboration.

The AUBEA annual conference brings together building and construction researchers, educators, students and industry from Australasia and other regions, providing a strong platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration, disciplinary reflections, institutional exchange and collective growth.

The 44th AUBEA Annual Conference is being organised by the School of Architecture and Built Environment at Deakin University, Australia, at its Waterfront Campus located in the UNESCO City of Design, Geelong, in the state of Victoria.

Key dates

  • Deadline for abstract submission: 25 April 2021
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: 15 May 2021
  • Deadline for full paper submission: 30 June 2021
  • Notification of full paper review outcomes: 30 August 2021
  • Final paper submission deadline: 15 Sep 2021
  • Early bird registration closes: 1 October 2021
  • Virtual Conference dates: 27–29 October 2021

Organising committee

Prof Imriyas Kamardeen

Prof Anthony Mills

Dr Nateque Mahmood

Dr Jamal Thaheem

Dr Gayani Karunasena

Dr Abdul-Manan Sadick

Dr Abid Hasan

Program and speakers


Keynote speakers and the full program will be announced early October. Register your interest to receive updates on conference announcements.

2021 Conference  Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Conference registration

Registration for AUEBA 2021 is now open!

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Register your interest to receive updates: aubea2021@deakin.edu.au