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ICUPDM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Urban Planning, Design and Management

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICUPDM

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICUPDM 2017: 19th International Conference on Urban Planning, Design and 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 Urban Planning, Design and 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 Urban Planning, Design and 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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Urban Planning, Design and Management are cordially invited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

ICUPDM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Urban Planning, Design and 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) Students’ Perceptions of Mobile Learning: Case Study of Kuwait
Rana AlHajri, Salah Al-Sharhan, Ahmed Al-Hunaiyyan
2) Towards a Computational Model of Consciousness: Global Abstraction Workspace
Halim Djerroud, Arab Ali Cherif
3) Building a Scalable Telemetry Based Multiclass Predictive Maintenance Model in R
Jaya Mathew
4) Social Media as a ‘Service’ for Value Co-Creation by Integrating Sponsoring Companies, Sports Entities and Fans
Harri Jalonen
5) Analyzing the Usage of Social Media: A Study on Elderly in Malaysia
Chan Eang Teng, Tang Mui Joo
6) Privacy-Preserving Location Sharing System with Client/Server Architecture in Mobile Online Social Network
Xi Xiao, Chunhui Chen, Xinyu Liu, Guangwu Hu, Yong Jiang
7) A Biomimetic Structural Form: Developing a Paradigm to Attain Vital Sustainability in Tall Architecture
Osama Al-Sehail
8) Rail Corridors between Minimal Use of Train and Unsystematic Tightening of Population: A Methodological Essay
A. Benaiche
9) The Use of Network Theory in Heritage Cities
J. L. Oliver, T. Agryzkov, L. Tortosa, J. Vicent, J. Santacruz
10) Behavioral Experiments of Small Societies in Social Media: Facebook Expressions of Anchored Relationships
Nuran Öze
11) Urban Big Data: An Experimental Approach to Building-Value Estimation Using Web-Based Data
Sun-Young Jang, Sung-Ah Kim, Dongyoun Shin
12) Definition of a Computing Independent Model and Rules for Transformation Focused on the Model-View-Controller Architecture
Vanessa Matias Leite, Jandira Guenka Palma, Flávio Henrique de Oliveira
13) A Study of Recent Contribution on Simulation Tools for Network-on-Chip
Muthana Saleh Alalaki, Michael Opoku Agyeman
14) Exploring Influence Range of Tainan City Using Electronic Toll Collection Big Data
Chen Chou, Feng-Tyan Lin
15) Hydrological Modelling of Geological Behaviours in Environmental Planning for Urban Areas
Sheetal Sharma

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