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ICMECM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Municipal Engineering and Construction Management

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICMECM

Conference Aims and Objectives

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

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Municipal Engineering and Construction Management are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

ICMECM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Municipal Engineering and Construction Management. 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) Seasonal Influence on Environmental Indicators of Beach Waste
Marcus C. Garcia, Giselle C. Guimarães, Luciana H. Yamane, Renato R. Siman
2) Quantification of E-Waste: A Case Study in Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil
Andressa S. T. Gomes, Luiza A. Souza, Luciana H. Yamane, Renato R. Siman
3) Rail Corridors between Minimal Use of Train and Unsystematic Tightening of Population: A Methodological Essay
A. Benaiche
4) Solid Waste Management Challenges and Possible Solution in Kabul City
Ghulam Haider Haidaree, Nsenda Lukumwena
5) The Long-Term Leaching Behaviour of 137Cs, 60Co and 152Eu Radionuclides Incorporated in Mortar Matrices Made from Natural Aggregates and Recycled Aggregates
R. Deju, M. Mincu, D. Gurau
6) Japan’s Challenges in Managing Resources and Implementing Strategies toward Sustainability
Dana Aljadaa, Hasim Altan
7) A Comparative Analysis of Solid Waste Treatment Technologies on Cost and Environmental Basis
Nesli Aydin
8) Hydrological Modelling of Geological Behaviours in Environmental Planning for Urban Areas
Sheetal Sharma
9) Healthcare Waste Management Practices in Bangladesh: A Case Study in Dhaka City, Bangladesh
H. M. Nuralam, Z. Xiao-lan, B. K. Dubey, D. Wen-Chuan
10) Summarizing Data Sets for Data Mining by Using Statistical Methods in Coastal Engineering
Yunus Doğan, Ahmet Durap
11) Municipal Solid Waste Management Using Life Cycle Assessment Approach: Case Study of Maku City, Iran
L. Heidari, M. Jalili Ghazizade
12) Coastline Change at Koh Tao Island, Thailand
Cherdvong Saengsupavanich
13) Hospital Waste Management Practices: A Case Study in Iran
M. Farzadkia, S. Jorfi
14) The Proposal of a Shared Mobility City Index to Support Investment Decision Making for Carsharing
S. Murr, S. Phillips
15) Evaluation of Easy-to-Use Energy Building Design Tools for Solar Access Analysis in Urban Contexts: Comparison of Friendly Simulation Design Tools for Architectural Practice in the Early Design Stage
M. Iommi, G. Losco

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