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

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: 17ZA01ICFCN

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Food Cultures and Networks are cordially invited for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

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 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) 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
2) Promoting Innovation Pedagogy in a Capacity Building Project in Indonesia
Juha Kettunen
3) Detecting and Secluding Route Modifiers by Neural Network Approach in Wireless Sensor Networks
C. N. Vanitha, M. Usha
4) Detecting Geographically Dispersed Overlay Communities Using Community Networks
Madhushi Bandara, Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Danaja Maldeniya, Mahendra Piraveenan
5) Entrepreneurial Intention and Social Entrepreneurship among Students in Malaysian Higher Education
Radin Siti Aishah Radin A Rahman, Norasmah Othman, Zaidatol Akmaliah Lope Pihie, Hariyaty Ab. Wahid
6) Wireless Sensor Networks for Water Quality Monitoring: Prototype Design
Cesar Eduardo Hernández Curiel, Victor Hugo Benítez Baltazar, Jesús Horacio Pacheco Ramírez
7) Relationships between Social Entrepreneurship, CSR and Social Innovation: In Theory and Practice
Krisztina Szegedi, Gyula Fülöp, Ádám Bereczk
8) Anomaly Detection with ANN and SVM for Telemedicine Networks
Edward Guillén, Jeisson Sánchez, Carlos Omar Ramos
9) Small Entrepreneurship Supporting Economic Policy in Georgia
G. Erkomaishvili
10) Entrepreneurship and the Discovery and Exploitation of Business Opportunities: Empirical Evidence from the Malawian Tourism Sector
Aravind Mohan Krishnan
11) A Reasoning Method of Cyber-Attack Attribution Based on Threat Intelligence
Li Qiang, Yang Ze-Ming, Liu Bao-Xu, Jiang Zheng-Wei
12) Performance Analysis of Bluetooth Low Energy Mesh Routing Algorithm in Case of Disaster Prediction
Asmir Gogic, Aljo Mujcic, Sandra Ibric, Nermin Suljanovic
13) A Genetic-Neural-Network Modeling Approach for Self-Heating in GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors
Anwar Jarndal
14) An Analysis of Organoleptic Qualities of a Three-Course Menu from Moringa Leaves in Mubi, Adamawa State Nigeria
Rukaiya Suleiman Umar, Annah Kwadu Medugu
15) Detection of Leaks in Water Mains Using Ground Penetrating Radar
Alaa Al Hawari, Mohammad Khader, Tarek Zayed, Osama Moselhi