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ICEGE 2017 : 19th International Conference on Earthquake and Geology Engineering

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICEGE

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICEGE 2017: 19th International Conference on Earthquake and Geology Engineering aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Earthquake and Geology Engineering. 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 Earthquake and Geology Engineering.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Earthquake and Geology Engineering are cordially invited for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 peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICEGE 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Earthquake and Geology Engineering. 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 the conference'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) Sustainable Development, China’s Emerging Role via One Belt, One Road
Saeid Rabiei Majd, Motahareh Alvandi, Mehrad Rabiei
2) Shear Modulus Degradation of a Liquefiable Sand Deposit by Shaking Table Tests
Henry Munoz, Muhammad Mohsan, Takashi Kiyota
3) Choosing Local Organic Food: Consumer Motivations and Ethical Spaces
Artur Saraiva, Moritz von Schwedler, Emília Fernandes
4) Towards a Deconstructive Text: Beyond Language and the Politics of Absences in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot
Afia Shahid
5) A Close Study on the Nitrate Fertilizer Use and Environmental Pollution for Human Health in Iran
Saeed Rezaeian, M. Rezaee Boroon
6) Formex Algebra Adaptation into Parametric Design Tools: Dome Structures
Réka Sárközi, Péter Iványi, Attila B. Széll
7) A Ground Structure Method to Minimize the Total Installed Cost of Steel Frame Structures
Filippo Ranalli, Forest Flager, Martin Fischer
8) Investigating the Behavior of Underground Structures in the Event of an Earthquake
Davoud Beheshtizadeh, Farzin Malekpour
9) Study on the Impact of Size and Position of the Shear Field in Determining the Shear Modulus of Glulam Beam Using Photogrammetry Approach
Niaz Gharavi, Hexin Zhang
10) The Design of Safe Spaces in Healthcare Facilities Vulnerable to Tornado Impact in Central US
Lucy Ampaw-Asiedu, Terri R. Norton
11) Exploring Socio-Economic Barriers of Green Entrepreneurship in Iran and Their Interactions Using Interpretive Structural Modeling
Younis Jabarzadeh, Rahim Sarvari, Negar Ahmadi Alghalandis
12) Life Cycle-Based Analysis of Meat Production: Ecosystem Impacts
Michelle Zeyuan Ma, Hermann Heilmeier
13) Structural Analysis and Strengthening of the National Youth Foundation Building in Igoumenitsa, Greece
Chrysanthos Maraveas, Argiris Plesias, Garyfalia G. Triantafyllou, Konstantinos Petronikolos
14) Design Approach to Incorporate Unique Performance Characteristics of Special Concrete
Devendra Kumar Pandey, Debabrata Chakraborty
15) Impact of Egypt’s Energy Demand on Oil and Gas Power Systems Environment
Moustafa Osman Mohamed

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