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ICSDDC 2017 : 19th International Conference on Sustainable Development in Developing Countries

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: 17ZA01ICSDDC

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICSDDC 2017: 19th International Conference on Sustainable Development in Developing Countries aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sustainable Development in Developing Countries. 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 Sustainable Development in Developing Countries.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Sustainable Development in Developing Countries are cordially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

ICSDDC 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Sustainable Development in Developing Countries. 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) Environmental Effects on Energy Consumption of Smart Grid Consumers
S. M. Ali, A. Salam Khan, A. U. Khan, M. Tariq, M. S. Hussain, B. A. Abbasi, I. Hussain, U. Farid
2) Granger Causal Nexus between Financial Development and Energy Consumption: Evidence from Cross Country Panel Data
Rudra P. Pradhan
3) Characterization of the Airtightness Level in School Classrooms in Mediterranean Climate
Miguel A. Campano, Jesica Fernández-Agüera, Samuel Domínguez-Amarillo, Juan J. Sendra
4) Illuminating the Policies Affecting Energy Security in Malaysia’s Electricity Sector
Hussain Ali Bekhet, Endang Jati Mat Sahid
5) Evaluation of Research in the Field of Energy Efficiency and MCA Methods Using Publications Databases
Juan Sepúlveda
6) Energy Saving of the Paint with Mineral Insulators: Simulation and Study on Different Climates
A. A. Azemati, H. Hosseini, B. Shirkavand Hadavand
7) Performance of an Improved Fluidized System for Processing Green Tea
Nickson Kipng’etich Lang’at, Thomas Thoruwa, John Abraham, John Wanyoko
8) Enlightening Malaysia's Energy Policies and Strategies for Modernization and Sustainable Development
Hussain Ali Bekhet, Nor Salwati Othman
9) Disaggregating and Forecasting the Total Energy Consumption of a Building: A Case Study of a High Cooling Demand Facility
Juliana Barcelos Cordeiro, Khashayar Mahani, Farbod Farzan, Mohsen A. Jafari
10) Increase of Energy Efficiency by Means of Application of Active Bearings
Alexander Babin, Leonid Savin
11) Energy Efficient Plant Design Approaches: Case Study of the Sample Building of the Energy Efficiency Training Facilities
Idil Kanter Otcu
12) Energy Efficiency Index Applied to Reactive Systems
P. Góes, J. Manzi
13) Energy Efficiency Approach to Reduce Costs of Ownership of Air Jet Weaving
Corrado Grassi, Achim Schröter, Yves Gloy, Thomas Gries
14) Analysis of Causality between Economic Growth and Carbon Emissions: The Case of Mexico 1971-2011
Mario Gómez, José Carlos Rodríguez
15) Enhancing the Performance of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Low Power Design
N. Mahendran, R. Madhuranthi