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ICUTS 2018 : 20th International Conference on Urban Transformations and Sustainability

Paris, France
March 15 - 16, 2018

Conference Code: 18FR03ICUTS

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICUTS 2018: 20th International Conference on Urban Transformations and Sustainability 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 Transformations and Sustainability. 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 Transformations and Sustainability.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Urban Transformations and Sustainability are cordially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 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. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICUTS 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Urban Transformations and Sustainability. 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   February 15, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   February 28, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   February 15, 2018
Conference Dates   March 15 - 16, 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) 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
2) Revisiting Hospital Ward Design Basics for Sustainable Family Integration
Ibrahim Abubakar Alkali, Abubakar Sarkile Kawuwa, Ibrahim Sani Khalil
3) Third Places for Social Sustainability: A Planning Framework Based on Local and International Comparisons
Z. Goosen, E. J. Cilliers
4) Appropriate Technology: Revisiting the Movement in Developing Countries for Sustainability
Jayshree Patnaik, Bhaskar Bhowmick
5) Increasing Sustainability Using the Potential of Urban Rivers in Developing Countries with a Biophilic Design Approach
Mohammad Reza Mohammadian, Dariush Sattarzadeh, Mir Mohammad Javad Poor Hadi Hosseini
6) Legal Basis for Water Resources Management in Brazil: Case Study of the Rio Grande Basin
Janaína F. Guidolini, Jean P. H. B. Ometto, Angélica Giarolla, Peter M. Toledo, Carlos A. Valera
7) Promoting Innovation Pedagogy in a Capacity Building Project in Indonesia
Juha Kettunen
8) A Model for Reverse-Mentoring in Education
Sabine A. Zauchner-Studnicka
9) Comparison of Traditional and Green Building Designs in Egypt: Energy Saving
Hala M. Abdel Mageed, Ahmed I. Omar, Shady H. E. Abdel Aleem
10) Smartphone Photography in Urban China
Wen Zhang
11) A Biomimetic Structural Form: Developing a Paradigm to Attain Vital Sustainability in Tall Architecture
Osama Al-Sehail
12) A Review on Climate Change and Sustainable Agriculture in Southeast Nigeria
Jane O. Munonye
13) Improving Cleanability by Changing Fish Processing Equipment Design
Lars A. L. Giske, Ola J. Mork, Emil Bjoerlykhaug
14) Sustainability Assessment of Municipal Wastewater Treatment
Yousra Zakaria Ahmed, Ahmed El Gendy, Salah El Haggar
15) The Importance of Customer Engagement and Service Innovation in Value Co-Creation
Soheila Raeisi, Meng Lingjie

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