CALL FOR PAPER

  • 23 February / 25 February 2021
Confernce Email
ctiaa@ierek.com
Introduction

Architecture and arts with all of its aspects, are ones of the most important sources of heritage and cultural support, IEREK is proud to host its 4th upcoming conference on Cities’ Identity under the title of Cities’ Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA) as the first 3 editions under the same name, were an absolute success!

The conference’s main aim is to increase awareness of the importance of architecture and arts to the city’s identity and heritage. Old buildings teach us the history that happened before we were born and promotes the respect for those who lived in different times and different societies. Architectural monuments cultivates pride of our past and heritage making us unique in the world.

It also serves as an important merit of keeping the old. Architectural monuments are great attractors of tourists. Everyone likes to experience the spirit of the place they are visiting, which most often is represented through architecture and arts. Tourists can provide locals with jobs and extra income.

Thanks to a conference under such topics and wide range of information, you will benefit from it whether you are a student, an engineer or even a researcher.

Following the success of the first , second and third international conferences on “Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts“, the forth version of the conference will take place on the 23th of Feb, 2021.

Benefits of attending

Attending conferences is very beneficial on the professional level. Conferences are full of people promoting new ideas which will expand your knowledge and undoubtedly help your career.

You not only get to hear presentations but also converse with other researchers from different universities and even countries you may have only heard or read about. You learn from experts in the field. It is a great opportunity to find more about your field and listen to ideas that could help inspire research ideas of your own.

Not to mention, getting an overview of the place or city where the conference is being held and learning about its people and culture.

Conferences also can expand your resources by providing a great opportunity to promote gathered information on new technologies related to your research. Moreover, they let you test them out, share teaching tools and techniques, or even obtain samples of textbooks.

It is an opportunity to engage with respectable professors and discuss with them the very latest research projects they could be working on.

Delegates will have the choice of receiving the conference proceedings as either a hard cover book or in digital format on a CD. The CD will additionally contain proceedings from previous conferences in this series.

Indexing and Archiving Papers presented at IEREK conferences regularly appear in notable reviews, publications and databases, including referencing and abstract.

Digital Archive All conference papers are archived online in the IEREK E-Library (http://www.IEREK.com) where they are immediately and permanently available to the international scientific community.

Journal participants may attend after the conference to submit an enhanced version of their research for possible publication at our journal on IEREK website.

Conference Topics
  1. Diversity & Identity.
  2. City’s Identity Creation.
  3. Architectural Identity and Globalization.
  4. Urban Form and Art.
  5. Culture Tradition, & History: Developing Cities.
  6. Importance of City’s Identity to the City.
  7. Conservation of Architectural and Historical Cities.
  8. The City’s Image and Self-Identity.
  9. History of Future Cities, & the Future of Historical Cities.
  10. Cities with Religious and Culture Theme.
  11. Innovative Adaptive Reuse and Rehabilitation of Historic Areas.
  12. Innovative Adaptive Reuse and Rehabilitation of Historic Areas.
  13. City Branding.
  14. The Relation between History & Identity of the City.
  15. Policies & Rules for Conserving Heritage.
  16. Landmarks with Architectural History & Arts.
  17. Tools Used to Conserve Architecture & Arts.
Participation Procedures

Once an abstract is submitted, it will be sent to the reviewers committee to go through the revision process:

  • Elementary Review:

Once an abstract has been submitted to our website, it is assigned for review by the reviewers using the abstract review sheet and validation of publication. This is based on four criteria:

· Accepted for publication (with minor editing changes).

· Conditionally accepted for publication (with revisions provided to authors).

· Rejected but encouraged for re-submission with major modifications.

· Rejected as inappropriate or unworthy of publication in this certain conference.

The criteria for accepting abstracts for the conference are as follows; a relevant topic of the conference should be proposed with clear writing, aims, and objectives of the study clearly presented, as well as a sound literature and methodology of the work.

  • First Acceptance:

Authors will receive a notification message to know the feedback of the reviewers committee. If an author receives the acceptance of his or her abstract, he or she has to continue writing the full-length paper using the requested templates.

  • Uploading Full-Length Paper:

Authors who are allowed to upload their full-length paper(s) should use the same account details to upload their full paper(s).

  • Second Acceptance:

The final paper will proceed to the primary revision to be checked if it meets the conference proceedings standards. Once it gets accepted, the author of the paper will be informed to pay the fees so that it could be sent for the final revision by the scientific committee.

  • Payment:

In this step, and to proceed paper(s) that passed to the final revision process and to get the final approval, authors have to pay the requested fees. Otherwise, the final revision process will not be considered for their papers.

  • Inspections and Final Approval of Full Papers:

Those with full papers and who have paid the requested fees will get finally inspected, either scientifically or linguistically. There will be a rigorous review process of full papers following the previous process according to the following criteria:

(1) Is the topic relevant to the conference?

(2) Is the writing and structure clear?

(3) Are graphics, photos, illustrations used where needed?

(4) Are the aims of the study clearly stated?

(5) Are the objectives of the study achieved?

(6) Is the literature review relevant and adequate?

(7) Has the author used an appropriate methodology and has it been clearly explained?

(8) Has the author interpreted the findings correctly?

(9) Is the paper a significant contribution to the field?

These are the registration and revision procedures for publication that all authors should follow.

Important Dates
Date From Date To Notes
Abstract Submission Deadline September 23, 2020
Full Paper Submission Deadline December 23, 2020
Early Payment Deadline October 15, 2020
Late Payment Deadline November 12, 2020
Letter of Visa (for delegates who need visa entry) December 29, 2020
Conference Program January 23, 2021
Conference Launch February 23, 2021 February 25, 2021
Location

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Program

 

DAY 1 23 Feb 2021
08:00—9:30 Arrival and Registration
09:30—11:30 Opening session
11:30—12:00 Coffee Break
12:00—12:30 KEYNOTE 1
12:30—13:00 KEYNOTE 2
13:00—13:30 KEYNOTE 3
13:30—14:00 KEYNOTE 4
14:00—14:30 KEYNOTE 5
14:30—15:15 Lunch
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DAY 2 24 Feb 2021
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16:00—16:20 Lunch
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20:00—23:00 Gala Dinner
DAY 3 25 Feb 2021
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12:40—13:30 Chairman Word
12:40—13:30 Closing Ceremony
Visa Application

For participants who need Entry Visas, IEREK will issue a visa letter for applicants who are accepted to present at our conferences.

Please notice that we will endeavor to assist you in obtaining a visa but the responsibility is yours and the decision rests solely with the appropriate Embassy.

Refund Policy

Please note that we will endeavor to assist you in obtaining a visa if needed, by sending an invitation letter, but the responsibility is yours and the decision rests solely with the appropriate Embassy.

Delegates in any event who cancel their registration due to special circumstances for any reason will receive refunds according to the following plan and according to the number of days from the start of the event:

Cancellation Policy Up to 60 days before the event Up to 50 days before the event Up to 40 days before the event 39 days before the event
Penalty 20% 50% 70% 100%

EXCEPTION

A refund is not possible if

-An acceptance letter has been issued (Authors only)

-The proceedings of the event have been published (Authors only)

-All matters have been finalized (accommodation/travel expenses paid for)

Visa Rejection Cases

Reason and proof of rejection must be submitted. If the reason of rejection is due to an error on our part, the participant will be refunded their full fee with a deduction of a 20% administration fee.

Documents to be issued by IEREK to acquire a visa are as follows:

*Final Acceptance Letter (Authors only)

*Visa Invitation Letter

*Invoice/proof of payment

We encourage all authors and attendees to ensure their having acquired all documents (those applicable) mentioned.

If the reason of rejection is not related to any of the aforementioned and is an error on the participant’s part, the following will apply:

*Authors: may choose to let their co-author present his/her research on his/her behalf free of charge. If the author does not have a co-author, a member of the scientific committee shall present on the author’s behalf.

*Audience members/Registrants: will only be allowed to attend another similar event of their choosing that is organized by IEREK free of charge.

Publication

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Authors Instructions

Abstracts should clearly state the purpose, results, and conclusions of the work to be described in the final paper.
A maximum of a 300-word abstract is to be reviewed.

After you have received the acceptance of your abstract, please continue to write your full paper with the requested template.

Note : English will be the official language of the Cities’ Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA) 4th Edition conference.

Conference Fees

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