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ICFCN 2017 : 19th International Conference on Food Cultures and Networks

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICFCN

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICFCN 2017: 19th International Conference on Food Cultures and Networks aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Food Cultures and Networks. 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 Food Cultures and Networks.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Food Cultures and Networks are cordially invited for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

ICFCN 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Food Cultures and Networks. 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) Networks in the Tourism Sector in Brazil: Proposal of a Management Model Applied to Tourism Clusters
Gysele Lima Ricci, Jose Miguel Rodriguez Anton
2) Strategic Entrepreneurship: Model Proposal for Post-Troika Sustainable Cultural Organizations
Maria Inês Pinho
3) Relay Node Placement for Connectivity Restoration in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Genetic Algorithms
Hanieh Tarbiat Khosrowshahi, Mojtaba Shakeri
4) Long Short-Term Memory Based Model for Modeling Nicotine Consumption Using an Electronic Cigarette and Internet of Things Devices
Hamdi Amroun, Yacine Benziani, Mehdi Ammi
5) Collaboration versus Cooperation: Grassroots Activism in Divided Cities and Communication Networks
R. Barbour
6) Exploring Socio-Economic Barriers of Green Entrepreneurship in Iran and Their Interactions Using Interpretive Structural Modeling
Younis Jabarzadeh, Rahim Sarvari, Negar Ahmadi Alghalandis
7) Presentation of a Mix Algorithm for Estimating the Battery State of Charge Using Kalman Filter and Neural Networks
Amin Sedighfar, M. R. Moniri
8) Comparative Evaluation of Accuracy of Selected Machine Learning Classification Techniques for Diagnosis of Cancer: A Data Mining Approach
Rajvir Kaur, Jeewani Anupama Ginige
9) A Neural Network Classifier for Estimation of the Degree of Infestation by Late Blight on Tomato Leaves
Gizelle K. Vianna, Gabriel V. Cunha, Gustavo S. Oliveira
10) Promoting Innovation Pedagogy in a Capacity Building Project in Indonesia
Juha Kettunen
11) Detecting and Secluding Route Modifiers by Neural Network Approach in Wireless Sensor Networks
C. N. Vanitha, M. Usha
12) Privacy-Preserving Location Sharing System with Client/Server Architecture in Mobile Online Social Network
Xi Xiao, Chunhui Chen, Xinyu Liu, Guangwu Hu, Yong Jiang
13) Causal Relation Identification Using Convolutional Neural Networks and Knowledge Based Features
Tharini N. de Silva, Xiao Zhibo, Zhao Rui, Mao Kezhi
14) Entrepreneurs’ Perceptions of the Economic, Social and Physical Impacts of Tourism
Oktay Emir
15) Food Security Model and the Role of Community Empowerment: The Case of a Marginalized Village in Mexico, Tatoxcac, Puebla
Marco Antonio Lara De la Calleja, María Catalina Ovando Chico, Eduardo Lopez Ruiz

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