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ICHD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Hydropower and Dams

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: 17ZA01ICHD

Conference Aims and Objectives

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

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Hydropower and Dams are cordially invited for presentation at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

ICHD 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Hydropower and Dams. 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) Comparison of Cyclone Design Methods for Removal of Fine Particles from Plasma Generated Syngas
Mareli Hattingh, I. Jaco Van der Walt, Frans B. Waanders
2) Impact of Egypt’s Energy Demand on Oil and Gas Power Systems Environment
Moustafa Osman Mohamed
3) Seasonal Influence on Environmental Indicators of Beach Waste
Marcus C. Garcia, Giselle C. Guimarães, Luciana H. Yamane, Renato R. Siman
4) Architectural Approaches to a Sustainable Community with Floating Housing Units Adapting to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in Vietnam
Nguyen Thi Thu Trang
5) Enhancement of Environmental Security by the Application of Wireless Sensor Network in Nigeria
Ahmadu Girgiri, Lawan Gana Ali, Mamman M. Baba
6) The Study of the Mutual Effect of Genotype in Environment by Percent of Oil Criterion in Sunflower
Seyed Mohammad Nasir Mousavi, Pasha Hejazi, Maryam Ebrahimian Dehkordi
7) 50/50 Oil-Water Ratio Invert Emulsion Drilling Mud Using Vegetable Oil as Continuous Phase
P. C. Ihenacho, M. Burby, G. G. Nasr, G. C. Enyi
8) Enhance Indoor Environment in Buildings and Its Effect on Improving Occupant's Health
Imad M. Assali
9) Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment Tools: A Conceptual Framework for Their Use in Building Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change
Sally Naji, Julie Gwilliam
10) Impact of the Non-Energy Sectors Diversification on the Energy Dependency Mitigation: Visualization by the “IntelSymb” Software Application
Ilaha Rzayeva, Emin Alasgarov, Orkhan Karim-Zada
11) A Reference Framework Integrating Lean and Green Principles within Supply Chain Management
M. Bortolini, E. Ferrari, F. G. Galizia, C. Mora
12) Achieving Sustainable Development through Transformative Pedagogies in Universities
Eugene Allevato
13) Illuminating the Policies Affecting Energy Security in Malaysia’s Electricity Sector
Hussain Ali Bekhet, Endang Jati Mat Sahid
14) Greenhouse Gas Emissions from a Tropical Eutrophic Freshwater Wetland
Juan P. Silva, T. R. Canchala, H. J. Lubberding, E. J. Peña, H. J. Gijzen
15) A Global Perspective on Urban Environmental Problems in Developing Countries: The Case of Turkey
Nükhet Konuk, N. Gamze Turan, Yüksel Ardalı