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ICDS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Disability Studies

Vancouver, Canada
August 7 - 8, 2017

Conference Code: 17CA08ICDS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICDS 2017: 19th International Conference on Disability Studies aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Disability Studies. 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 Disability Studies.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Disability Studies are cordially invited for presentation at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

ICDS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Disability Studies. 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   June 25, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   June 30, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   July 6, 2017
Conference Dates   August 7 - 8, 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) Dental Students’ Attitude towards Problem-Based Learning before and after Implementing 3D Electronic Dental Models
Hai Ming Wong, Kuen Wai Ma, Lavender Yu Xin Yang, Yanqi Yang
2) Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making Using Information and Communication Technology
Marina Diković
3) The Effect of Cross-Curriculum of L1 and L2 on Elementary School Students’ Linguistic Proficiency: To Sympathize with Others
Reiko Yamamoto
4) Factors Influencing the Continuance Usage of Online Mobile Payment Apps: A Case Study of WECHAT Users in China
Isaac Kofi Mensah, Jianing Mi, Feng Cheng
5) Revisiting Hospital Ward Design Basics for Sustainable Family Integration
Ibrahim Abubakar Alkali, Abubakar Sarkile Kawuwa, Ibrahim Sani Khalil
6) Towards a Deconstructive Text: Beyond Language and the Politics of Absences in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot
Afia Shahid
7) An Intelligent Baby Care System Based on IoT and Deep Learning Techniques
Chinlun Lai, Lunjyh Jiang
8) The Changing Trend of Collaboration Patterns in the Social Sciences: Institutional Influences on Academic Research in Korea, 2013-2016
Ho-Dae Chong, Jong-Kil Kim
9) A Proposal on the Educational Transactional Analysis as a Dialogical Vision of Culture: Conceptual Signposts and Practical Tools for Educators
Marina Sartor Hoffer
10) Bluetooth Piconet System for Child Care Applications
Ching-Sung Wang, Teng-Wei Wang, Zhen-Ting Zheng
11) Towards Better Quality in Healthcare and Operations Management: A Developmental Literature Review
Towards Better Quality in Healthcare and Operations Management: A Developmental Literature Review
12) Optimization of Carbon Nanotube Content of Asphalt Nanocomposites with Regard to Resistance to Permanent Deformation
João V. Staub de Melo, Glicério Trichês, Liseane P. Thives
13) Cercarial Diversity in Freshwater Snails from Selected Freshwater Bodies and Its Implication for Veterinary and Public Health in Kaduna State, Nigeria
Fatima Muhammad Abdulkadir, D. B. Maikaje, Y. A. Umar
14) Students’ Perceptions of Mobile Learning: Case Study of Kuwait
Rana AlHajri, Salah Al-Sharhan, Ahmed Al-Hunaiyyan
15) Promoting Innovation Pedagogy in a Capacity Building Project in Indonesia
Juha Kettunen

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