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ICBEST 2017 : 19th International Conference on Biodiversity, Ecological Science and Technology

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICBEST

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICBEST 2017: 19th International Conference on Biodiversity, Ecological Science and Technology aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Biodiversity, Ecological Science and Technology. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Biodiversity, Ecological Science and Technology.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Biodiversity, Ecological Science and Technology are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICBEST 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Biodiversity, Ecological Science and Technology. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Community Perceptions and Attitudes Regarding Wildlife Crime in South Africa
Louiza C. Duncker, Duarte Gonçalves
2) Ethno-Botanical Diversity and Conservation Status of Medicinal Flora at High Terrains of Garhwal (Uttarakhand) Himalaya, India: A Case Study in Context to Multifarious Tourism Growth and Peri-Urban Encroachments
Aravind Kumar
3) Experimental Study of CO2 Absorption in Different Blend Solutions as Solvent for CO2 Capture
Rouzbeh Ramezani, Renzo Di Felice
4) Material Analysis for Temple Painting Conservation in Taiwan
Chen-Fu Wang, Lin-Ya Kung
5) Conservation Agriculture Practice in Bangladesh: Farmers’ Socioeconomic Status and Soil Environment Perspective
Mohammad T. Uddin, Aurup R. Dhar
6) Design and Development of On-Line, On-Site, In-Situ Induction Motor Performance Analyser
G. S. Ayyappan, Srinivas Kota, Jaffer R. C. Sheriff, C. Prakash Chandra Joshua
7) Role of Community Youths in Conservation of Forests and Protected Areas of Bangladesh
Obaidul Fattah Tanvir, Zinat Ara Afroze
8) Assessment of Landfill Pollution Load on Hydroecosystem by Use of Heavy Metal Bioaccumulation Data in Fish
Gintarė Sauliutė, Gintaras Svecevičius
9) Smart Meters and In-Home Displays to Encourage Water Conservation through Behavioural Change
Julia Terlet, Thomas H. Beach, Yacine Rezgui
10) Study on Butterfly Visitation Patterns of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis as a Beneficial Plant for Butterfly Conservation
P. U. S. Peiris
11) Biodiversity and Climate Change: Consequences for Norway Spruce Mountain Forests in Slovakia
Jozef Mindas, Jaroslav Skvarenina, Jana Skvareninova
12) Bridging the Gap: Living Machine in Educational Nature Preserve Center
Zakeia Benmoussa
13) Impact of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles on Terrestrial Flora and Microorganisms
L. Steponavičiūtė, L. Steponavičienė
14) The Internet of Things Ecosystem: Survey of the Current Landscape, Identity Relationship Management, Multifactor Authentication Mechanisms, and Underlying Protocols
Nazli W. Hardy
15) A Numerical Method for Diffusion and Cahn-Hilliard Equations on Evolving Spherical Surfaces
Jyh-Yang Wu, Sheng-Gwo Chen

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