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

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Municipal Engineering and Construction Management are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

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

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 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) Seasonal Influence on Environmental Indicators of Beach Waste
Marcus C. Garcia, Giselle C. Guimarães, Luciana H. Yamane, Renato R. Siman
2) Rail Corridors between Minimal Use of Train and Unsystematic Tightening of Population: A Methodological Essay
A. Benaiche
3) 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
4) Coastline Change at Koh Tao Island, Thailand
Cherdvong Saengsupavanich
5) Hospital Waste Management Practices: A Case Study in Iran
M. Farzadkia, S. Jorfi
6) The Proposal of a Shared Mobility City Index to Support Investment Decision Making for Carsharing
S. Murr, S. Phillips
7) 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
8) The Linkage of Urban and Energy Planning for Sustainable Cities: The Case of Denmark and Germany
Jens-Phillip Petersen
9) Logistical Optimization of Nuclear Waste Flows during Decommissioning
G. Dottavio, M. F. Andrade, F. Renard, V. Cheutet, A.-L. L. S. Vercraene, P. Hoang, S. Briet, R. Dachicourt, Y. Baizet
10) Waste Generation in Iranian Building Industry: Addressing a Theory
Golnaz Moghimi, Alireza Afsharghotli, Alireza Rezaei
11) Recycling in Bogotá: A SWOT Analysis of Three Associations to Evaluate the Integrating the Informal Sector into Solid Waste Management
Clara Inés Pardo Martínez, William H. Alfonso Piña
12) Crack Width Evaluation for Flexural RC Members with Axial Tension
Sukrit Ghorai
13) Urban Search and Rescue and Rapid Field Assessment of Damaged and Collapsed Building Structures
Abid I. Abu-Tair, Gavin M. Wilde, John M. Kinuthia
14) The Role of the Urban Renewal Projects on the Reshaping of the Cities: İzmir (Turkey) Case
Sibel Ecemis Kiliç, Neslihan Karatas
15) Sustainable Traditional Architecture and Urban Planning in Hot-Arid Climate of Iran
Farnaz Nazem