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ICDPUM 2014 : 16th International Conference on Development Planning and Urban Management

Venice, Italy
April 14 - 15, 2014

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Conference Venue

NH Laguna Palace
Viale Ancona, 2 30172 
Mestre, Venezia, Italy 
Tel: ++39 0418296005 
​Fax: ++39 0418296033
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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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Development Planning and Urban Management are cordially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

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

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.

Important Dates

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
Conference Dates   April 14 - 15, 2014

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 Qatar
A. Qayed Al-Emadi, C. Schwabenland, B. Czarnecka
2) A Holistic Approach for Technical Product Optimization
H. Lang, M. Bader, A. Buchroithner
3) Constructing a New World Order through a Narrative of Infrastructural Development: The Case of the BRICS
Carolijn Van Noort
4) Study of Pre-Handwriting Factors Necessary for Successful Handwriting in Children
Lalitchandra J. Shah, Katarzyna Bialek, Melinda L. Clarke, Jessica L. Jansson
5) A Review on the Development and Challenges of Green Roof Systems in Malaysia
M. F. Chow, M. F. Abu Bakar
6) Design for Safety: Safety Consideration in Planning and Design of Airport Airsides
Maithem Al-Saadi, Min An
7) Seasonal Heat Stress Effect on Cholesterol, Estradiol and Progesterone during Follicular Development in Egyptian Buffalo
Heba F. Hozyen, Hodallah H. Ahmed, S. I. A. Shalaby, G. E. S. Essawy
8) The Proposal of a Shared Mobility City Index to Support Investment Decision Making for Carsharing
S. Murr, S. Phillips
9) Group Learning for the Design of Human Resource Development for Enterprise
Hao-Hsi Tseng, Hsin-Yun Lee, Yu-Cheng Kuo
10) 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 Stage
M. Iommi, G. Losco
11) A Study for the Effect of Fire Initiated Location on Evacuation Success Rate
Jin A Ryu, Ga Ye Kim, Hee Sun Kim
12) Small Entrepreneurship Supporting Economic Policy in Georgia
G. Erkomaishvili
13) Quality and Quantity in the Strategic Network of Higher Education Institutions
Juha Kettunen
14) Leading, Teaching and Learning “in the Middle”: Experiences, Beliefs, and Values of Instructional Leaders, Teachers, and Students in Finland, Germany, and Canada
Brandy Yee, Dianne Yee
15) Modelling the States of Public Client Participation in Public Private Partnership Arrangements
Eisa A. Alsafran, Francis T. Edum-Fotwe, Wayne E. Lord