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ICURA 2018 : 20th International Conference on Urban Resilience and Adaptation

Dubai, UAE
June 21 - 22, 2018

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Conference Venue

Crowne Plaza Dubai Deira
Salahuddin Road, Deira 
P.O. Box 8668, Dubai, UAE
Tel: ++971 (0)4 608 8007  
Fax: ++971(0)4 268 6511 For direction to the venue you can use google maps.
Conference Code: 18AE06ICURA

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICURA 2018: 20th International Conference on Urban Resilience and Adaptation 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 Resilience and Adaptation. 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 Resilience and Adaptation.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Urban Resilience and Adaptation are cordially invited for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

ICURA 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Urban Resilience and Adaptation. 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   December 15, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 25, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   May 18, 2018
Conference Dates   June 21 - 22, 2018

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) Potential Climate Change Impacts on the Hydrological System of the Harvey River Catchment
Hashim Isam Jameel Al-Safi, P. Ranjan Sarukkalige
2) A Review on Climate Change and Sustainable Agriculture in Southeast Nigeria
Jane O. Munonye
3) Urban Greenery in the Greatest Polish Cities: Analysis of Spatial Concentration
Elżbieta Antczak
4) Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources of Greater Zab and Lesser Zab Basins, Iraq, Using Soil and Water Assessment Tool Model
Nahlah Abbas, Saleh A. Wasimi, Nadhir Al-Ansari
5) Study of the Process of Climate Change According to Data Simulation Using LARS-WG Software during 2010-2030: Case Study of Semnan Province
Leila Rashidian
6) Traditional Ecological Knowledge System as Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Mountain Community of Tangkhul Tribe in Northeast India
Tuisem Shimrah
7) Architectural Approaches to a Sustainable Community with Floating Housing Units Adapting to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in Vietnam
Nguyen Thi Thu Trang
8) Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment Tools: A Conceptual Framework for Their Use in Building Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change
Sally Naji, Julie Gwilliam
9) Greenhouse Gas Emissions from a Tropical Eutrophic Freshwater Wetland
Juan P. Silva, T. R. Canchala, H. J. Lubberding, E. J. Peña, H. J. Gijzen
10) Biodiversity and Climate Change: Consequences for Norway Spruce Mountain Forests in Slovakia
Jozef Mindas, Jaroslav Skvarenina, Jana Skvareninova
11) The Linkage of Urban and Energy Planning for Sustainable Cities: The Case of Denmark and Germany
Jens-Phillip Petersen
12) Quantifying the UK’s Future Thermal Electricity Generation Water Use: Regional Analysis
Daniel Murrant, Andrew Quinn, Lee Chapman
13) Performance Tests of Wood Glues on Different Wood Species Used in Wood Workshops: Morogoro Tanzania
Japhet N. Mwambusi
14) Present and Future Climate Extreme Indices over Sinai Peninsula, Egypt
Mahmoud Roushdi, Hany Mostafa, Khaled Kheireldin
15) Bond Strength between Concrete and AR-Glass Roving with Variables of Development Length
Jongho Park, Taekyun Kim, Jinwoong Choi, Sungnam Hong, Sun-Kyu Park

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