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ICCTBM 2018 : 20th International Conference on Construction Technology and Building Materials

New York, USA
April 19 - 20, 2018

Conference Code: 18US04ICCTBM

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

ICCTBM 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Construction Technology and Building Materials. 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 28, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   March 9, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   March 19, 2018
Conference Dates   April 19 - 20, 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) Time Overrun in Pre-Construction Planning Phase of Construction Projects
Hafiz Usama Imad, Muhammad Akram Akhund, Tauha Hussain Ali, Ali Raza Khoso, Fida Hussain Siddiqui
2) Empirical Study on Causes of Project Delays
Khan Farhan Rafat, Riaz Ahmed
3) Resources and Strategies towards the Development of a Sustainable Construction Materials Industry in Botswana
G. Malumbela, E. U. Masuku
4) Application Procedure for Optimized Placement of Buckling Restrained Braces in Reinforced Concrete Building Structures
S. A. Faizi, S. Yoshitomi
5) The Learning Impact of a 4-Dimensional Digital Construction Learning Environment
Chris Landorf, Stephen Ward
6) Factors Affecting the Wages of Native Workers in Thailand's Construction Industry
C. Noknoi, W. Boripunt, K. Boomid, S. Suwitphanwong
7) Probabilistic Robustness Assessment of Structures under Sudden Column-Loss Scenario
Ali Y Al-Attraqchi, P. Rajeev, M. Javad Hashemi, Riadh Al-Mahaidi
8) Analysis of the Interference from Risk-Determining Factors of Cooperative and Conventional Construction Contracts
E. Harrer, M. Mauerhofer, T. Werginz
9) Building Information Modeling and Its Application in the State of Kuwait
Michael Gerges, Ograbe Ahiakwo, Martin Jaeger, Ahmad Asaad
10) Causes of Construction Delays in Qatar Construction Projects
Murat Gunduz, Mohanad H. A. AbuHassan
11) Tender Systems and Processes within the Mauritian Construction Industry: Investigating the Predominance of International Firms and the Lack of Absorptive Capacity in Local Firms
K. Appasamy, P. Paul
12) Construction Technology of Modified Vacuum Pre-Loading Method for Slurry Dredged Soil
Ali H. Mahfouz, Gao Ming-Jun, Mohamad Sharif
13) The Challenges for Engineers to Change the Construction Method in Brazil
Yuri B. Cesarino, Vinícius R. Domingues, Darym J. F. Campos
14) Environmental Decision Making Model for Assessing On-Site Performances of Building Subcontractors
Buket Metin
15) Knowledge Management Challenges within Traditional Procurement System
M. Takhtravanchi, C. Pathirage

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