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ICPP 2018 : 20th International Conference on Pharmacy and Pharmacology

London, United Kingdom
February 15 - 16, 2018

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Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   October 20, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   October 31, 2017
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Conference Dates   February 15 - 16, 2018

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SESSION 1
Chair : Oyegunle Emmanuel Oke
1OralInfluence of Litter Materials on Organs' Relative Weights, Meat Quality, Breast and Footpad Dermatitis of Broiler Chickens Under Hot Humid Climate
Oyegunle Oke, James Daramola, Oluwaseun Iyasere, Modinat Babatunde
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria
2OralModelling Agricultural Commodity Price Volatility With Markov-switching Regression, Single Regime Garch and Markov-switching Garch Models: Empirical Evidence From South Africa
Yegnanew A. Shiferaw
University of Johannesburg South Africa
3OralEmergence of Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Pigs, Nigeria
Igbakura I. Luga, Alex A. Adikwu
Federal University of Agriculture Nigeria
4PosterAntigenic Diversity of Theileria Parva Isolates From Cattle and Buffalo at the Wildlife-livestock Interface in Southern and Eastern Africa
Mukolwe D. Lubembe, Odongo O. David, Githaka Naftali, Kanduma Esther, Marinda Oosthuizen, Kgomotso P. Sibeko
University of Pretoria South Africa
5OralDevelopment of Optimal Water Resources Allocation Model for Arid/semi Arid Regions and Application
M. M. Chellube
Ministry of Works Nigeria
6OralBox-behnen Design for the Biosorption of Cationic Dye From Aqueous Solution Using Zero-valent Iron Nano Algal Composite
M. Jerold, V. Sivasubramanian
National Institute of Technology Calicut India
7OralWater Quality Index Incorporating Water Quality Perception With a Focus on Rwh
Chidiebere Iheanacho, Brett Martinson, John Williams, Isaac Boateng
University of Portsmouth United Kingdom
8OralEffect of Brackish Water Quality on Crop Yield of Bitter-gourd Under Drip Irrigation System
Kamran Baksh Soomro, Sina Alaghmand
Monash University Malaysia Malaysia
9OralAn Experimental Study on Greywater Reuse for Irrigating a Green Wall System
Mishadi Herath, Amin Talei, Andreas Hermawan, Clarina Chua
Monash University Malaysia
10OralTrans-boundary Water Disputes Between India and Bangladesh and the Policy Responses
Aditaya Narayan Mishra
University of Delhi India
11OralMolecular Detection of Naegleria Fowleri and Fecal Indicator Bacteria in Brackish Water of Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana
Jia Xue, Frederica G. Lamar, Siyu Lin, Jennifer G. Lamori, Samendra Sherchan
Tulane University United States
12PosterImplementation of a Hybrid Support Vector Machine-firefly Algorithm Method for the Prediction of Biochemical Oxygen Demand and Dissolved Oxygen: a Case Study of Langat River
Bahare Raheli, Mohammad Taghi Aalami, Mohammad Ali Ghorbani, Ravinech C. Deo
University of Tabriz Iran, Islamic Republic Of
13PosterComparison of Intelligent Models for River Flow Forecasting
Alireza Mehrpouya, Farzin Salmasi, Rasoul Jani, Samira Nemati, Bahare Raheli
University of Tabriz Iran, Islamic Republic Of
14PosterComparison of Chaos Theory in Predicting Precipitation With Stochastic Model
Rasoul Jani, Samira Nemati, Shahryar Ghorbani, Bahare Raheli
University of Tabriz Iran, Islamic Republic Of
15OralA Hybrid of Chaos Theory With Multiple Linear Regression Model for River Flow Modelling
M. A. Ghorbani, H. Asadi, O. Terzi, R. Khatibi
University of Tabriz Iran, Islamic Republic Of
16OralSustainability Framework for Water Management in New Zealand's Canterbury Region
Bryan Jenkins
University of Canterbury New Zealand
17OralRelative Importance of Input Variables in Modelling Soil Cation Exchange Capacity by Artificial Neural Networks
Mohammad Ali Ghorbani, Rahman Khatibi, Ali Asghar Jafarzadeh, Farzin Salmasi, Rasoul Jani
University of Tabriz Iran, Islamic Republic Of
18OralSustainable Water Supply: Rainwater Harvesting As Flood Reduction Measures in Ibadan, Nigeria
Omolara Lade, David Oloke
University of Ibadan Nigeria
SESSION 2
Chair : Anne-Mari Ventelä
19OralEcosystem Management and Governance in Vohilahy Forest Madagascar
Ramiarana Elie
Issedd Madagascar
20PosterWaterchain Projects Is Reducing Nutrient Load to the Baltic Sea - Case River Eurajoki Catchment
Anne-mari Ventelä, Tero Forsman, Henri Vaarala, Teija Kirkkala
Pyhäjärvi Institute Finland
21PosterThe Food and Nutrition Security in Brazilian Quilombo: the Account of Experiences in Two Titled Territories
Dyego Ramos Henrique, Viviane Pimentel, Katia Souto, Ana Valéria Mendonça, Andrea Gallassi
University of Brasilia Brazil
22OralFlood Risk Management in Low Income Countries: Balancing Risk and Development
Gavin Quibell, Martin Kleynhans, Margot Soler
Gn Environmental South Africa
23OralUtilising Indigenous Knowledge to Design Dykes in Malawi
Martin Kleynhans, Margot Soler, Gavin Quibell
Aurecon South Africa
24OralEstimating Affected Croplands and Potential Crop Yield Loss of an Individual Farmer Due to Floods
Shima Nabinejad, Holger Schüttrumpf
Rwth Aachen Germany
25OralPublic Participation for an Effective Flood Risk Management: Building Social Capacities in Ribera Alta Del Ebro, Spain
Alba Ballester Ciuró, Marc Pares Franzi
Autonomous University of Barcelona Spain
26PosterEffect of Upper Basin Landslides on Downstream Floods and Landslide Early Warning System Suggestion Based on Rainfall Threshold: Trabzon Province of Turkey
Emre Akcali
State Hydraulic Works Turkey
SESSION 3
Chair : Hazha Hidayat
27OralMutations in Mthfr Gene Associated With Mental Retardation and Cerebral Palsy Combined With Mental Retardation in Erbil City
Hazha Hidayat, Shayma Ibrahim
Salahaddin University-erbil Iraq
28OralAntioxidant Activity of Black Mulberry Extracts Fruit on the Genotoxicity of Ems in Male of Albino Mice Mus Musculus
Galawezh Othman
Salahaddin University Iraq
29OralThe Cardio Kinesiograph System
Mohammad Reza Dawoudi
Turku University of Applied Sciences Finland
30PosterMathematical Modeling for Diabetes Prediction: a Neuro-fuzzy Approach
Vijay Kr. Yadav, Nilam Rathi
Delhi Tecnological University India
31PosterChikungunya Virus: a Major Threat to Human Population and Its Molecular Epidemiology in Pakistan
Nazish Badar, Uzma Bashir, Muhammad Salman, jamil Ansari
National Institute of Health Pakistan
32PosterAir Pollutants Exposure and Blood High Sensitivity C-reactive Protein Concentrations in Healthy Pregnant Women
Gwo-hwa Wan, Tai-ho Hung, Fen-fang Chung, Wan-ying Lee, Hui-ching Yang
Chang Gung University Taiwan
33OralMedicinal Plants As a Food Source for Pollinators: Fluctuation of Attractiveness of Selected Species During the Day
Katerina Smekalová, Elena Dusková, Marie Dokoupilová, Katarina Kaffková
Crop Research Institute Czech Republic
34PosterInfluence of Plant Age on the Content and Composition of Essential Oil of Fennel Seeds
Katarina Smekalová, Elena Dusková, Sandra Benická, Karel Dusek
Crop Research Institute Czech Republic
35OralChildless Womanhood in Bangladesh
Sumaiya Habib
University of Dhaka Bangladesh
36PosterThe Pro-reparative Effect of Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide in Chronic Inflammatory Osteolytic Periapical Lesions
Michelle C. S. Azevedo, Priscila M. Colavite, Carolina F. Francisconi, Ana P. Trombone, Gustavo P. Garlet
Bauru School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo Brazil
37PosterCdk1 Gates Cell Cycle-dependent Trna Synthesis by Regulating Rna Polymerase Iii Activity
Maricarmen Herrera, Pierre Chymkowitch, Joe Robertson, Jens Eriksson, Jorrit Enserink
Oslo University Hospital Norway
38PosterDisseminated Tuberculosis: Experience From Tuberculosis Directly Observed Treatment Short Course Center at a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in the Philippines
Jamie R. Chua, Christina Irene D. Mejia, Regina P. Berba
University of the Philippines Philippines
39OralFactors Predicting the Success of External Cephalic Version: a Cohort Study
Keerthana Anand, Anish Keepanasseril
Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research India
40OralA Descriptive Study on Comparison of Maternal and Perinatal Outcome of Twin Pregnancies Conceived Spontaneously and by Assisted Conception Methods
Aishvarya Gupta, Keerthana Anand, Sasirekha Rengaraj, Latha Chathurvedula
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research India
41OralBio-functionalized Nano-cell-encapsulation of Stem Cells: Potential Mechanism of Targeting to Bone-marrow for Homing and Hematopoietic Regeneration
Gurudutta Gangenahalli, Vikas Chander, Swati Gupta, Ajay K. Singh
Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences Drdo Mod India
42PosterGlioblastoma: Prognostic Value of Clinical, Histopathological and Immunohistochemical (p53, Egfr, Vegf, Mdm2, Ki67) Parameters
Sujata Chaturvedi, Ishita Pant, Deepak Kumar Jha, Vinod Kumar Singh Gautam, Chandra Bhushan Tripathi
Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences India
43PosterEffects of Anti-fgl2 Monoclonal Antibody Spf89 on Vascular Inflammation
Ying Sun, Biao Cheng, Qing Lu, Xuefei Tao, Xiaoyu Lai, Cheng Guo, Dan Wang
Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital Affiliated University of Electronic Science and Technology China
44PosterA Natural Killer T Cell Subset That Protects Against Airway Hyperreactivity
Ya-ting Chuang, Krystle Leung, Ya-jen Chang, Rosemarie H. Dekruyff, Paul B. Savage, Richard Cruse, Christophe Benoit, Dirk Elewaut, Nicole Baumgarth, Dale T. Umetsu
Taiwan University Hospital Taiwan
SESSION 4
Chair : Aneesa Shafi
45Oral'wandering Uterus': an Analogy of Perception of Women in Hippocratic Corpus and Post-modern Times
Ankita Sharma
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University India
46OralAnalysis of Subordination: the Reproductive Sphere
Aneesa Shafi
University of Kashmir India
47OralHealth Status and Healthcare System of Tribal Women in Kashmir
Mohmad Saleem Jahangir
University of Kashmir India
48OralMental Health and Secondary Trauma in Service Providers Working With Refugees
Marko Živanović, Jovana Bjekić, Maša Vukčević Marković
Psychosocial Innovation Network Serbia
49OralEvaluation of Phytochemical Constituents and Anti-oxidant Activities of Various Medicinal Plants and Vegetables of Bundelkhand Region, Uttar Pradesh, India
Ramesh Kumar, Vandana Singh, Butool Zehra, Roshni Patwa
Bundelkhand University India
50PosterChemical Characteristic of Suaeda Vermiculata Seeds
Shaghayegh Sefidanzadeh
Islamic Azad University of Pharmaceutical Science Iran, Islamic Republic Of
51OralElucidating the Function of Cordycepin, a Metabolite of the Fungus Cordyceps Militaris, Using Qrt-pcr
Victoria Woolley, Graham Teakle, Dave Chandler
University of Warwick United Kingdom
52PosterProducing Monoclonal Antibodies Against the Avian Influenza H9n2
Fariba Golchinfar, Rasool Madani, Abdolhamid Shoshtary, Arash Ghanizadeh, Tara Emami
Razi Vaccine & Serum Research Institute Iran, Islamic Republic Of
53PosterComparing Breast Cancer Risk and the Risk Factors Between Heterosexual Women and Sexual Minority Women in Taiwan: a Preliminary Result
Ya-ching Wang, Yi-maun Subeq
Taipei Medical University Taiwan
54PosterVisualization As a Psychotherapeutic Mind-body Intervention Through Reducing Stress and Depression Among Breast Cancer Patients in Kolkata
Prathama Guha Chaudhuri, Arunima Datta, Ashis Mukhopadhyay
Institute of Psychiatry India
55PosterImpact of Fluid Flow Patterns on Metastable Zone Width in Dual Radial Impeller Crystallizer at Different Impeller Spacings
Antonija Celan, Marija Cosic, Davor Rusic, Nenad Kuzmanic
University of Split, Faculty of Chemistry and Technology Croatia
56OralCurcumin and Its Analogues: Potent Natural Antibacterial Compounds Against Staphylococcus Aureus
Prince Kumar, Shamseer Kulangara Kandi, Diwan S. Rawat, Kasturi Mukhopadhyay
Jawaharlal Nehru University India
57PosterPatients' Quality of Life and Caregivers' Burden of Parkinson's Disease
Kingston Rajiah, Mari Kannan Maharajan, Si Jen Yeen, Sara Lew
International Medical University Malaysia
58OralScoring System for the Prognosis of Sepsis Patients in Intensive Care Units
Javier E. García-gallo, Nelson J. Fonseca-ruiz, John F. Duitama-munoz
Universidad De Antioquia Colombia
SESSION 5
Chair : Ahmed Jihad
59PosterImplicit Motive Analysis of Islamic State Propaganda
Rebecca Wilson, Anthony Lemieux
Georgia State University United States
60OralThe Performance of Modern Eugenics: Ballroom of the Skies As a Method of Understanding American Social Eugenics
Michael Stokes
University of Michigan United States
61OralThe Evolution of Domestic Terrorism: Global Contemporary Models
Bret Brooks
Gray Ram Tactical, Llc United States
62PosterTheater Is a Model for Coexistence and Exchange of Cultures in Society Media Vision on the Theater Forum in Fallujah-iraq
Ahmed M. Jihad, Ekaab H. Jasem, Asem Albakar
Department of Education Fallujah, Ministry of Education Iraq
63OralRight-wing Populism, Post Truth World and Middle East Fiasco: Devil Sitting on the Corner Laughing
Adeel Kadri
University of Karachi Pakistan
64PosterOccasional Word-formation in Postfeminist Fiction: Cognitive Approach
Kateryna Nykytchenko
Kyiv National Linguistic University Ukraine
65OralKey Success Factors and Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation in Higher Education Institutions: Multiple Case Studies of Jordanian Universities
Abdallah Abu Madi, Dongmei Cao, Alexeis Garcia-perez, Qile He
Coventry University United Kingdom
66OralEfficiency, Effectiveness, and Technological Change in Armed Forces: Indonesian Case
Pertiwi Citra, Rahawarin Muhammad Fikruzzaman
Universitas Pertahanan Indonesia
67PosterThe Effects of Racial Cohesion Among White and Maori Populations on Healthcare in New Zealand
Thomas Nash
Wake Forest University United States
68OralImpact of Economic Crisis on Secondary Education in Anambra State
Stella Nkechi Ezeaku, Ifunanya Nkechi Ohamobi
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Nigeria
69OralUniversity Practices and Strategies in Dealing With Student Diversity of Academic Preparedness
Farida Zagirova
Higher School of Economics Russian Federation
70OralThe Other Dreamers: a Study of the Relationship Between Returned Migration and Entrepreneurship
Pascual García, Francisco Ochoa, Jessica Ordoñez
Utpl Ecuador
71OralThe Role of the Returned Migration in the Regional Economic Growth
Jessica Ordoñez, Francisco Ochoa, Pascual García
Utpl Ecuador
72OralAlternate Dispute Resolution: Expeditious Justice
Uzma Fakhar, Osama Fakhar, Aamir Shafiq Ch
University of the Punjab Pakistan
73OralEmpirical Evidence for the Amplifying Consequences of Psychological Contract Breach in Virtual Teams and Its Implications for Supervisor Trust and Negative Affect: a Sense Making Perspective
Yorck C. Hesselbarth
London School of Economics United Kingdom
74OralCoagglomeration Between the Different Commercial Sectors and the Accommodation Industry: Evidence From Barcelona
Oriol Anguera-torrell
Cett - Universitat De Barcelona Spain
SESSION 6
Chair : Peter L. Varkonyi
75OralModeling and Simulating Drop Interactions in Spray Structure of High Torque Low Speed Diesel Engine
Rizwan Latif, Syed Adnan Qasim, Muzaffar Ali
University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila Pakistan
76OralAnalytical and Numerical Investigation of Friction-restricted Growth and Buckling of Elastic Fibers
Peter L. Varkonyi, Andras A. Sipos
Budapest University of Technology and Economics Hungary
77OralCharacterization of Thin Woven Composites Used in Printed Circuit Boards by Combining Numerical and Experimental Approaches
Gautier Girard, Marion Martiny, Sebastien Mercier, Mohamad Jrad, Mohamed-slim Bahi, Laurent Bodin, Francois Lechleiter, David Nevo, Sophie Dareys
University of Lorraine France
78OralBehavior of Reinforced Concrete Slabs With Externally Bonded Reinforcement Under Two Independent Explosions
A. Maazoun, B. Belkassem, B. Reymen, S. Matthys, J. Vantomme
Ghent University Belgium
79OralEvaluation of Deteriorated Fired Clay Bricks Based on Schmidt Hammer Tests
Laurent Debailleux
Faculty of Engineering, University of Mons (umons) Belgium
80OralNumerical Simulation of Lightning Strike Direct Effects on Aircraft Skin Composite Laminate
Muhammad H. Khalil, Nader M. Abuelfoutouh, Gasser F. Abdelal, Adrian Murphy
Cairo University Egypt
81OralCyclic Voltammetric Investigations on Nickel Electrodeposition From Industrial Sulfate Electrolyte in Presence of Ca(ii), Mg(ii), Na(i) Ions
Udit Mohanty, Mari Lundstrom
Aalto University Finland
82PosterRe-analyzing Energy-conscious Design
Svetlana Pushkar, Oleg Verbitsky
Ariel University Israel
83OralEarthquake Resistant Sustainable Steel Green Building
Arup Saha Chaudhuri
Techno India India
84OralArtificial Intelligence and Robotics in the Eye of Private Law With Special Regards to Intellectual Property and Liability Issues
Barna Arnold Keserű
Széchenyi István University Hungary
85OralThe Human Rights Code: Fundamental Rights As the Basis of Human-robot Coexistence
Gergely G. Karacsony
Széchenyi István University Hungary
86OralComparative Study on Subcritical and Supercritical Organic Rankine Cycle Applications for Exhaust Waste Heat Recovery
B. Boz, A. Diez
Izmir Institute of Technology Turkey
87OralContracting Strategies to Foster Industrial Symbiosis Implementation
Robin Molinier
Centralesupelec France
88OralImpact of Contemporary Performance Measurement System and Organization Justice on Academic Staff Work Performance
Amizawati Mohd Amir, Ruhanita Maelah, Zaidi Mohd Noor
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Malaysia
89OralNumerical Modeling of Temperature Effects on Submerged Entry Nozzle Clogging
Hadi Barati, Menghuai Wu, Abdellah Kharicha, Andreas Ludwig
Montanuniversität Leoben Austria
90OralCorrelation Between Defect Suppression and Biosensing Capability of Hydrothermally Grown Zno Nanorods
Mayoorika Shukla, Pramila Jakhar, Tejendra Dixit, I. A. Palani, Vipul Singh
Indian Institute of Technology Indore India
91OralTribological Properties of Different Mass Ratio High Velocity Oxygen Fuel-sprayed Al₂o₃-tio₂ Coatings on Ti-6al-4v Alloy
Mehmet Fahri Sarac, Gokcen Akgun
Suleyman Demirel University Turkey
92OralAnalysis of an Error Estimate for the Asymptotic Solution of the Heat Conduction Problem in a Dilated Pipe
E. Marušić-paloka, I. Pažanin, M. Prša
University of Zagreb Croatia
SESSION 7
Chair : Olawale Samuel Fatoba
93OralFractal Multiwavelet Transform and Application to Image Compression
Md. Nasim Akhtar, M. Guru Prem Prasad, G. P. Kapoor
Aliah University India
94OralBayesian Parameter Inference for Continuous Time Markov Chains With Intractable Likelihood
Randa Alharbi, Vladislav Vyshemirsky
University of Glasgow United Kingdom
95OralExperimental Study of Flow Effects of Solid Particles’ Size and Quantity in Porous Media
Safaa Akridiss, Eddy El Tabach, Khaled Chetehouna, Nicolas Gascoin, My Saddik Kadiri
Insa Centre Val De Loire France
96OralPerformance Analysis of Air Conditioning System Working on the Vapour Compression Refrigeration Cycle Under Magnetohydrodynamic Influence
Nikhil S. Mane, Mukund L. Harugade, Narayan V. Hargude, Vishal P. Patil
Pvpit Budhgaon India
97OralEffects of Fe Addition and Process Parameters on the Wear and Corrosion Characteristics of Icosahedral Al-cu-fe Coatings on Ti-6al-4v Alloy.
Olawale S. Fatoba, Stephen A. Akinlabi, Esther T. Akinlabi, Rezvan Gharehbaghi
University of Johannesburg South Africa
98OralThree-dimensional, Non-linear Finite Element Analysis of Bullet Penetration through Thin Aisi 4340 Steel Target Plate
Abhishek Soni, Kumaraswamy Adepu, Mahesh Sucheendran Manchekattu
Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (du), Pune-411025, India India
99PosterThe Role of Sustainable Development in the Design and Planning of Smart Cities Using Gis Techniques: Models of Arab Cities
Ahmed M. Jihad
Department of Education Fallujah, Ministry of Education Iraq
100OralGeneralized Model Estimating Strength of Bauxite Residue-lime Mix
Sujeet Kumar, Arun Prasad
Indian Institute of Technology (bhu) India
101OralAbout the Determination of the Load-bearing Behavior of Franki Piles From Dynamic Pile Load Test Using Fiber Bragg Grating Chains
Arne Kindler, Stephan Großwig, Sascha Henke, Karolina Nycz, Andreas Lich
Stump Spezialtiefbau Gmbh Germany
102OralPhysicochemical Properties of Chicken Feathers
Salma.k Hnawi, Mustapha Ait Ali, Amane Oueriagli
Cadi Ayyad University Morocco
PROGRAM GUIDELINES 1.GUIDE FOR ORAL AND e-POSTER PRESENTATIONS We kindly ask ORAL presenters to prepare electronic presentations of 15 minutes (allowing 5 minutes for discussions) and e-POSTER presenters to prepare short electronic presentations of 5 minutes (allowing 5 minutes for discussions) (NO PRINT OUTS). A Linux-based operating system is used for both Oral and e-Poster presentations. All presenters should make a PDF file version of their presentation and upload it to the system. 2. PRESENTATION SET UP Laptop Computer, Projector, USB Flash Drive (No CD Drive), MS. PowerPoint/AcrobatReader 3. SYSTEM SECURITY ALERT As many delegates insert their USB devices into the laptop computer provided for the presentations, we cannot avoid Cyber/Computer viruses. You are kindly advised to bring a USB Flash Drive containing ONLY your .ppt, .ptx or .pdf presentation file or risk other files being corrupted or made permanently inaccessible. 4. ROLE OF THE SESSION CHAIR The duties of the Session Chair include the following: 1. Arrive at the conference hall at least 10 minutes before the session begins. Identify the paper presenters and discussant(s) in advance, and introduce yourself. Remind each presenter of the time limits that apply, and describe the method you will use to alert them of time limits during the actual presentation. 2. At the start of the session, introduce yourself to the audience, announce the session/title, and offer a brief overview indicating how the papers are related. 3. Prior to each presentation, introduce the speaker, announce the paper’s title, the name(s) of the author(s), and provide brief comments regarding the affiliation and/or background of each presenter. Identify the individual who will be speaking if it is someone other than the first author. 4. During the presentations enforce time limits strictly so that no author (or audience member) monopolizes someone else’s time. Oral paper presentations each have 20 minutes (15 minutes for full presentation papers, 5 minutes for discussions), and 10 minutes for e-Poster (electronic poster) presentations (5 minutes for poster presentation, 5 minutes for discussions). 5. Once presentations are complete (oral paper presentations and e-Poster presentations), the remaining time can be used for informal discussion between the audience and session participants. It is your job to field questions from the audience. 6. Try to conduct the session as informally as possible (e.g., use first names when addressing participants and members of the audience) to encourage as much audience participation as possible. 5. BEST PAPER AWARDS / BEST PRESENTATION AWARDS A 'Best Paper Award / Best Presentation Award' will be conferred on the author(s) of an abstract or a full paper presented at the conference. Selection is made based on the best combined marks of the abstract / paper review and presentation quality appraisal conducted by the Session Chair at the conference venue, and assessed by the Program Committee. Award winners will be announced after the conference. The author(s) of a selected paper/presentation will receive a signed and stamped official Best Paper Award / Best Presentation Award e-certificate.

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