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ICUPM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Management

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICUPM

Conference Aims and Objectives

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Computers in Urban Planning and Management are cordially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

ICUPM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Computers in Urban Planning 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) Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making Using Information and Communication Technology
Marina Diković
2) Position of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation on the Matter of Restricting Constitutional Rights of Citizens Concerning Banking Secrecy
A. V. Shashkova
3) The Influence of Fashion Bloggers on the Pre-Purchase Decision for Online Fashion Products among Generation Y Female Malaysian Consumers
Mohd Zaimmudin Mohd Zain, Patsy Perry, Lee Quinn
4) Hybrid Knowledge Approach for Determining Health Care Provider Specialty from Patient Diagnoses
Erin Lynne Plettenberg, Jeremy Vickery
5) Key Frame Based Video Summarization via Dependency Optimization
Janya Sainui
6) Construction 4.0: The Future of the Construction Industry in South Africa
Temidayo. O. Osunsanmi, Clinton Aigbavboa, Ayodeji Oke
7) Students’ Perceptions of Mobile Learning: Case Study of Kuwait
Rana AlHajri, Salah Al-Sharhan, Ahmed Al-Hunaiyyan
8) Integrating Generic Skills into Disciplinary Curricula
Sitalakshmi Venkatraman, Fiona Wahr, Anthony de Souza-Daw, Samuel Kaspi
9) Evaluating Factors Influencing Information Quality in Large Firms
B. E. Narkhede, S. K. Mahajan, B. T. Patil, R. D. Raut
10) Analyzing the Usage of Social Media: A Study on Elderly in Malaysia
Chan Eang Teng, Tang Mui Joo
11) Web-Based Instructional Program to Improve Professional Development: Recommendations and Standards for Radioactive Facilities in Brazil
Denise Levy, Gian M. A. A. Sordi
12) Detecting Major Misconceptions about Employment in ICT: A Study of the Myths about ICT Work among Females
Eneli Kindsiko, Kulno Türk
13) Social Media as a ‘Service’ for Value Co-Creation by Integrating Sponsoring Companies, Sports Entities and Fans
Harri Jalonen
14) A Corporate Social Responsibility Project to Improve the Democratization of Scientific Education in Brazil
Denise Levy
15) Renewed Urban Waterfront: Spatial Conditions of a Contemporary Urban Space Typology
Beate Niemann, Fabian Pramel

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