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ICECD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Economics and Community Development

Zurich, Switzerland
April 20 - 21, 2017

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Conference Venue

Novotel Zürich Airport Messe
Lindbergh-Platz 1
8152 Glattpark,
Zürich, Switzerland
Tel:+41 (0) 44 829 90 40
Fax: +41 (0) 44 829 99 99
Conference Code: 17CH04ICECD

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICECD 2017: 19th International Conference on Economics and Community Development aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Economics and Community Development. 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 Economics and Community Development.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Economics and Community Development are cordially invited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

ICECD 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Economics and Community Development. 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, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   February 28, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   March 20, 2017
Conference Dates   April 20 - 21, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET'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) Utilizing Fly Ash Cenosphere and Aerogel for Lightweight Thermal Insulating Cement-Based Composites
Asad Hanif, Pavithra Parthasarathy, Zongjin Li
2) Fruit Growing in Romania and Its Role for Rural Communities’ Development
Maria Toader, Gheorghe Valentin Roman
3) Training Engineering Students in Sustainable Development
Hoong C. Chin, Soon H. Chew, Zhaoxia Wang
4) Impact of Long Term Application of Municipal Solid Waste on Physicochemical and Microbial Parameters and Heavy Metal Distribution in Soils in Accordance to Its Agricultural Uses
Rinku Dhanker, Suman Chaudhary, Tanvi Bhatia, Sneh Goyal
5) Japan’s Challenges in Managing Resources and Implementing Strategies toward Sustainability
Dana Aljadaa, Hasim Altan
6) Economic Effects of Maritime Environmental Legislation in the North and Baltic Sea Area: An Exploratory Sequential Mixed Methods Approach
Thea Freese
7) Entrepreneurship Education as a 21st Century Strategy for Economic Growth and Sustainable Development
M. Fems Kurotimi, Agada Franklin, Godsave Aladei, Opigo Helen
8) The Potential of ‘Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment Efficiency for Cities’ in Developing Country: Evidence of Myanmar
Theingi Shwe, Riken Homma, Kazuhisa Iki, Juko Ito
9) Research on the Strategy of Whole-Life-Cycle Campus Design from the Perspective of Sustainable Concept: A Case Study on Hangzhou Senior High School in Zhejiang
Fan Yang
10) Equity Risk Premiums and Risk Free Rates in Modelling and Prediction of Financial Markets
Mohammad Ghavami, Reza S. Dilmaghani
11) Effects of the Purpose Expropriation of Land Consolidation to Landholding
Turgut Ayten, Tayfun Çay
12) Capital Accumulation and Unemployment in Namibia, Nigeria, and South Africa
Abubakar Dikko
13) Achieving Sustainable Development through Transformative Pedagogies in Universities
Eugene Allevato
14) Enlightening Malaysia's Energy Policies and Strategies for Modernization and Sustainable Development
Hussain Ali Bekhet, Nor Salwati Othman
15) Promoting Biofuels in India: Assessing Land Use Shifts Using Econometric Acreage Response Models
Y. Bhatt, N. Ghosh, N. Tiwari

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