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ICUSP 2018 : 20th International Conference on Urban Studies and Planning

Vancouver, Canada
August 9 - 10, 2018

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn and Suites Vancouver Downtown
1110 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1R2, Canada
Tel: 001-604-684-2151 For direction to the venue you can use google maps.
Conference Code: 18CA08ICUSP

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICUSP 2018: 20th International Conference on Urban Studies and Planning aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Urban Studies and Planning. 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 Urban Studies and Planning.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Urban Studies and Planning are cordially invited for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

ICUSP 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Urban Studies and Planning. 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   October 6, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   March 6, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   April 6, 2018
Conference Dates   August 9 - 10, 2018

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) Solving Weighted Number of Operation Plus Processing Time Due-Date Assignment, Weighted Scheduling and Process Planning Integration Problem Using Genetic and Simulated Annealing Search Methods
Halil Ibrahim Demir, Caner Erden, Mumtaz Ipek, Ozer Uygun
2) Evaluating Factors Influencing Information Quality in Large Firms
B. E. Narkhede, S. K. Mahajan, B. T. Patil, R. D. Raut
3) A Control Model for the Dismantling of Industrial Plants
Florian Mach, Eric Hund, Malte Stonis
4) Renewed Urban Waterfront: Spatial Conditions of a Contemporary Urban Space Typology
Beate Niemann, Fabian Pramel
5) Rail Corridors between Minimal Use of Train and Unsystematic Tightening of Population: A Methodological Essay
A. Benaiche
6) Composite Distributed Generation and Transmission Expansion Planning Considering Security
Amir Lotfi, Seyed Hamid Hosseini
7) Optimal Resource Configuration and Allocation Planning Problem for Bottleneck Machines and Auxiliary Tools
Yin-Yann Chen, Tzu-Ling Chen
8) Non-Convex Multi Objective Economic Dispatch Using Ramp Rate Biogeography Based Optimization
Susanta Kumar Gachhayat, S. K. Dash
9) Designing for Experience-Based Tourism: A Virtual Tour in Tehran
Maryam Khalili, Fateme Ghanei
10) Solving Process Planning and Scheduling with Number of Operation Plus Processing Time Due-Date Assignment Concurrently Using a Genetic Search
Halil Ibrahim Demir, Alper Goksu, Onur Canpolat, Caner Erden, Melek Nur
11) A Settlement Strategy for Health Facilities in Emerging Countries: A Case Study in Brazil
Domenico Chizzoniti, Monica Moscatelli, Letizia Cattani, Piero Favino, Luca Preis
12) Hydrological Modelling of Geological Behaviours in Environmental Planning for Urban Areas
Sheetal Sharma
13) Decision Making under Strict Uncertainty: Case Study in Sewer Network Planning
Zhen Wu, David Lupien St-Pierre, Georges Abdul-Nour
14) Embedding the Dimensions of Sustainability into City Information Modelling
Ali M. Al-Shaery
15) Regression Approach for Optimal Purchase of Hosts Cluster in Fixed Fund for Hadoop Big Data Platform
Haitao Yang, Jianming Lv, Fei Xu, Xintong Wang, Yilin Huang, Lanting Xia, Xuewu Zhu

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