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ICGGS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Geotechnics, Geomechanics and Structures

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICGGS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICGGS 2017: 19th International Conference on Geotechnics, Geomechanics and Structures aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Geotechnics, Geomechanics and Structures. 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 Geotechnics, Geomechanics and Structures.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Geotechnics, Geomechanics and Structures are cordially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

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

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. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICGGS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Geotechnics, Geomechanics and Structures. 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) Hydrological Modelling of Geological Behaviours in Environmental Planning for Urban Areas
Sheetal Sharma
2) Practices in Planning, Design and Construction of Head Race Tunnel of a Hydroelectric Project
M. S. Thakur, Mohit Shukla
3) Cuban Shelf Results of Exploration and Petroleum Potential
Vasilii V. Ananev
4) Contributions of Natural and Human Activities to Urban Surface Runoff with Different Hydrological Scenarios (Orléans, France)
Mohammed Al-Juhaishi, Mikael Motelica-Heino, Fabrice Muller, Audrey Guirimand-Dufour, Christian Défarge
5) Building an Interactive Web-Based GIS System for Planning of Geological Survey Works
Wu Defu, Kiefer Chiam, Yang Kin Seng
6) District Selection for Geotechnical Settlement Suitability Using GIS and Multi Criteria Decision Analysis: A Case Study in Denizli, Turkey
Erdal Akyol, Mutlu Alkan, Ali Aydin
7) The Necessity of Optimized Management on Surface Water Sources of Zayanderood Basin
A. Gandomkar, K. Fouladi
8) Climate Change Finger Prints in Mountainous Upper Euphrates Basin
Abdullah Gokhan Yilmaz, Monzur Alam Imteaz, Shirley Gato-Trinidad, Iqbal Hossain
9) Gypseous Soil Improvement using Fuel Oil
Hussein Yousif Aziz, Jianlin Ma
10) Probabilistic Approach as a Method Used in the Solution of Engineering Design for Biomechanics and Mining
Karel Frydrýšek
11) Neural Networks: From Black Box towards Transparent Box Application to Evapotranspiration Modeling
A. Johannet, B. Vayssade, D. Bertin
12) Cloud Forest Characteristics of Khao Nan, Thailand
P. Sangarun, W. Srisang, K. Jaroensutasinee, M. Jaroensutasinee

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