fib Symposium 2023-Istanbul, one of the biggest construction industry events of the year, was held at Istanbul Technical University between 5-7 June 2023 with the theme ‘Building for the Future: Durable, Sustainable, Resilient’. The symposium, supported within the scope of TUBITAK 2223-C Programme, was organized with the contributions of the International Federation for Structural Concrete Turkey Branch (fib Turkey), Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and the Turkish Earthquake Foundation (TEF).

The symposium which was co-chaired by ITU Department of Civil Engineering faculty member and Head of Turkish Delegation to fib Prof. Dr. Alper İlki, was aimed to create a platform for all stakeholders to present the latest developments, applications and future perspectives in civil engineering in terms of durability, sustainability and resilience.
Topics related to concrete and innovative materials, structural performance and design, construction methods and management, and outstanding structures were discussed at the symposium. Additionally, a special session was held on the 6 February 2023 Kahramanmaraş Earthquakes.
A total of 412 presentations were made, including 6 keynote and 14 invited theme lecturer presentations in the symposium. The proceedings book consisting of 2 volumes and approximately 4000 pages has also been published by Springer. The papers included in these volumes are indexed by Scopus and Web of Science.