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ICHO 2017 : 19th International Conference on Humanitarian Operations

Bangkok, Thailand
October 26 - 27, 2017

Conference Code: 17TH10ICHO

Conference Aims and Objectives

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

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Humanitarian Operations are cordially invited for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

ICHO 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Humanitarian Operations. 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   September 10, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   May 15, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   September 26, 2017
Conference Dates   October 26 - 27, 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) Appraisal of Humanitarian Supply Chain Risks Using Best-Worst Method
Ali Mohaghar, Iman Ghasemian Sahebi, Alireza Arab
2) Multipurpose Agricultural Robot Platform: Conceptual Design of Control System Software for Autonomous Driving and Agricultural Operations Using Programmable Logic Controller
P. Abhishesh, B. S. Ryuh, Y. S. Oh, H. J. Moon, R. Akanksha
3) Seismic Base Shear Force Depending on Building Fundamental Period and Site Conditions: Deterministic Formulation and Probabilistic Analysis
S. Dorbani, M. Badaoui, D. Benouar
4) Data Projects for “Social Good”: Challenges and Opportunities
Mikel Niño, Roberto V. Zicari, Todor Ivanov, Kim Hee, Naveed Mushtaq, Marten Rosselli, Concha Sánchez-Ocaña, Karsten Tolle, José Miguel Blanco, Arantza Illarramendi, Jörg Besier, Harry Underwood
5) A Comparison of Tsunami Impact to Sydney Harbour, Australia at Different Tidal Stages
Olivia A. Wilson, Hannah E. Power, Murray Kendall
6) Social Business Process Management and Business Process Management Maturity
Dalia Suša Vugec, Vesna Bosilj Vukšić, Ljubica Milanović Glavan
7) Investigation of the Main Trends of Tourist Expenses in Georgia
Nino Abesadze, Marine Mindorashvili, Nino Paresashvili
8) Factors Affecting Slot Machine Performance in an Electronic Gaming Machine Facility
Etienne Provencal, David L. St-Pierre
9) Economic Effects of Maritime Environmental Legislation in the North and Baltic Sea Area: An Exploratory Sequential Mixed Methods Approach
Thea Freese
10) Reliability Analysis of Heat Exchanger Cycle Using Non-Parametric Method
Apurv Kulkarni, Shreyas Badave, B. Rajiv
11) Modern Trends in Foreign Direct Investments in Georgia
Rusudan Kinkladze, Guguli Kurashvili, Ketevan Chitaladze
12) Economic Assessment Methodology to Support Decisions for Transport Infrastructure Development
Dimitrios J. Dimitriou
13) A Reference Framework Integrating Lean and Green Principles within Supply Chain Management
M. Bortolini, E. Ferrari, F. G. Galizia, C. Mora
14) Software Engineering Inspired Cost Estimation for Process Modelling
Felix Baumann, Aleksandar Milutinovic, Dieter Roller
15) Computing Transition Intensity Using Time-Homogeneous Markov Jump Process: Case of South African HIV/AIDS Disposition
A. Bayaga

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