Conservation of Architectural Heritage (CAH) – 3rd Edition
Conservation of Architectural Heritage (CAH) – 3rd Edition

Call For Abstracts

  • 15, Jan / 16, Jan 2019
  • Italy
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The 3rd Conference on “Conservation of Architectural Heritage” (CAH), to be held in Luxor & Aswan, Egypt, follows the success of previous meetings which launched in this amazing historical context in November 2015, and the one to be held in February 2018. The conference will include the accommodation on the board of Nile Cruise sailing from Aswan City to Luxor City including the Sight-Seeing visits.

Planners, environmentalists, archeologists, architects, engineers, tourists, policies makers, economists, NGOs, and stakeholders are all invited to work together in order to ensure that Conservation of Architectural Heritage. This conference is highly recommended to meet the present needs without comprising the ability of future generations. There is a wealth of architectural heritage worldwide, from historic city centers and cultural landscapes to some of the largest archaeological sites in the world.

The Ministry of TourismMinistry of AntiquitiesLuxor and Aswan governors, and ICHAM for ICOMOSwill be also invited this conference in order to join us in spreading the awareness for the preservation and conservation of our historical and architectural heritage.

IEREK carries this responsibility to address the complex challenge of conserving architectural heritage through this conference and plays its role to increase the awareness of how citizens should value and save our heritage.

This conference helps universities researchers, professionals, and policy makers to get together to discuss the most pressing issues concerning the conservation of archaeological, architectural, and urban landscapes, and to discuss multi-disciplinary researchers on complex Cultural Heritage sites.

Expected results and recommendations include a better understanding of the problems facing architectural heritage, the development of policies favoring its conservation, the definition of practical guidelines and the organization of training and awareness activities.

Conference Topics

  1. 1. Management Techniques In Planning And Development Of Historic Areas
  2. 2. Conservation Proposals For Cultural And Religious Sites
  3. 3. Citizen Awareness Of Their History And Heritage
  4. 4. Innovation In Reuse And Rehabilitation Of Historic Areas
  5. 5. Economics Of Conservation And Sustainable Heritage Environment
  6. 6. Transshipping Of Cultural Heritage And Identities To The Following Generations
  7. 7. The Sense Of History, Identity And Place
  8. 8. World Heritage Sites, Management And Conservation
  9. 9. Conserving Culture, Languages, Identities, Architecture Ethnic Groups
  10. 10. Nomads’ Architecture And Desert Communities
  11. 11. Tourism Planning And Management For Archeological Sites
  12. 12. Painting Restoration And Interior Design Solutions For Historic Buildings
  13. 13. Utopian And Scared Architecture, Pharaonic, Jewish, Coptic And Islamic Styles
  14. 14. Open Museums And Seasonal Occasions
  15. 15. Heritage Planning Policy, Design Guidelines, And Community Development
  16. 16. Implementing The Institutional Role In Conserving Historical Places
  17. 17. Legislative Tools And Policies For Protecting Cultural Heritage
  18. 18. Best Practices In An Assessment, Designating And Managing World Heritage
  19. 19. Invironment Protection
  20. 20. Awareness Activities
  21. 21. Problems Facing Architectural Heritage
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, you will get an overview of the place or city where the conference is being held and learn 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 copy book or in digital format on a USB flash drive. The USB flash drive 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.

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 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 will be informed to pay the fees so that it could be sent for the final revision by the scientific committee.


In this step, and to proceed paper(s) that passed to 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:

The full papers that 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 appropriate methodology and explained them clearly?
(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.

IEREK is now negotiating to sign several agreements with many top ranked Journals to publish the proceedings of its conferences. Announcements soon will be made regarding publishing.
Conference Program


Author's 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 (please download). To meet ELSEVIER’s instructions, make sure that your abstract in your full paper does not exceed 100 words (extra words could be moved to the introduction).


Final acceptance will be based on the full-length paper (maximum 12 pages, and any extra page will be charged 50 USD). For publication, the accepted papers must be presented at the conference.

English will be the official language of the conference “Conservation of Architectural Heritage”.

Conference Venue


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.

Conference Fees
Authors & Publication Fees

Author fees for Early Payment (Before  October 17, 2018)

EUR 400
Author fees for Regular Payment (Before November 16, 2018) EUR 500

Author fees for Late Payment (Before December 16, 2018)

EUR 600
Regular Attendance Fees

Fees for Audiences (Co-authors, Learners, and Interests)

EUR 200
Coneference Book (Hard copy + CD) EUR 100
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%


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.