Conference Code: 14IT04ICDPUM
Conference Aims and Objectives
The ICDPUM 2014: 16th International Conference on Development Planning and Urban Management
aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Development Planning and Urban Management. 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 Development Planning and Urban Management.
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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Development Planning and Urban Management are cordially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
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
, 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
ICDPUM 2014 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Development Planning and Urban Management
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
|Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline
||February 28, 2014
|Notification of Acceptance
||March 5, 2014
|Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline
||March 15, 2014
||April 14 - 15, 2014
Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. View downloadable versions of the check list for
Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE
before submitting your paper.
Selected Conference Papers
1) The Dilemma of Retention in the Context of Rapidly Growing Economies Based on the Effectiveness of HRM Policies: A Case Study of QatarA. Qayed Al-Emadi, C. Schwabenland, B. Czarnecka 2) A Holistic Approach for Technical Product OptimizationH. Lang, M. Bader, A. Buchroithner 3) Study of Pre-Handwriting Factors Necessary for Successful Handwriting in ChildrenLalitchandra J. Shah, Katarzyna Bialek, Melinda L. Clarke, Jessica L. Jansson 4) A Review on the Development and Challenges of Green Roof Systems in MalaysiaM. F. Chow, M. F. Abu Bakar 5) Constructing a New World Order through a Narrative of Infrastructural Development: The Case of the BRICSCarolijn Van Noort 6) Design for Safety: Safety Consideration in Planning and Design of Airport AirsidesMaithem Al-Saadi, Min An 7) The Proposal of a Shared Mobility City Index to Support Investment Decision Making for CarsharingS. Murr, S. Phillips 8) Seasonal Heat Stress Effect on Cholesterol, Estradiol and Progesterone during Follicular Development in Egyptian BuffaloHeba F. Hozyen, Hodallah H. Ahmed, S. I. A. Shalaby, G. E. S. Essawy 9) Evaluation of Easy-to-Use Energy Building Design Tools for Solar Access Analysis in Urban Contexts: Comparison of Friendly Simulation Design Tools for Architectural Practice in the Early Design StageM. Iommi, G. Losco 10) Small Entrepreneurship Supporting Economic Policy in GeorgiaG. Erkomaishvili 11) Group Learning for the Design of Human Resource Development for EnterpriseHao-Hsi Tseng, Hsin-Yun Lee, Yu-Cheng Kuo 12) Quality and Quantity in the Strategic Network of Higher Education InstitutionsJuha Kettunen 13) A Study for the Effect of Fire Initiated Location on Evacuation Success Rate Jin A Ryu, Ga Ye Kim, Hee Sun Kim 14) Ongoing Gender-Based Challenges in Post-2015 Development Agenda: A Comparative Study between Qatar and Arab StatesAbdel-Samad M. Ali, Ali A. Hadi Al-Shawi 15) Achieving Sustainable Development through Transformative Pedagogies in UniversitiesEugene Allevato