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Green Urbanism (GU) – 8th edition
Green Urbanism (GU) – 8th edition

Conference Program is Comming Soon

  • 07, Oct / 09, Oct 2024
  • Rome, Italy
Conference Email
[email protected]
Introduction

Most people currently reside in urban areas and cities. By 2045, the world's urban population will increase by 1.5. Cities are hubs of knowledge exchange and understanding, people migrate to cities from rural areas, in search for more opportunities and higher pace, leading to extreme urban intensification and a higher population density, posing a threat to sustainability’s levels and the quality of life in cities.

The most notable and disastrous cases of urban intensification bring forth critical problems in their development, marching on towards financial gain, heedless of environmental impact, leading to the detriment of the city’s inhabitants. Oftentimes, developing cities suffering from heavy and unstable urbanization cater to the affluent members of society, prioritizing consumption, and real estate, which stands to create a socio-economic divide in the city, and is simply not sustainable. Looking further past economics, heavy urbanization presents a myriad of problems, namely automobile reliance, unreliable food, energy, and water availability, and a severe lack of biodiversity to name a few. 

The 8th International Conference on Green Urbanism- (GU), explores urbanism problems with experts in the field through this remarkable gathering taking in mind the dedicated and advancing sustainable practices in urban environments. The conference will take place at the one of Italy's oldest and most esteemed academic institutions; the prestigious University of Rome Tor Vergata from October 07th to 09th, 2024.

The conference aims to explore the intersection of green urbanism and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As our cities face numerous challenges in the 21st century, it is imperative that we address contemporary issues related to sustainability and the urgent need to transition towards greener solutions. GU conference will delve into a wide range of topics, including sustainable architecture and urban planning, renewable energy systems, waste management, transportation, biodiversity conservation, and the promotion of green spaces within urban landscapes. By examining these crucial aspects of urban development, we intend to foster a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with building sustainable and livable cities.

The 8th GU conference will serve as a platform for leading researchers, policymakers, industry professionals, and passionate advocates to share their knowledge, experiences, and innovative ideas. Through engaging presentations, panel discussions, and collaborative workshops, participants will have the opportunity to explore best practices, exchange insights, and develop new strategies to address the complex issues facing our urban environments.

Moreover, the University of Rome Tor Vergata provides an ideal setting for this conference. With its rich history and commitment to academic excellence, the university exemplifies the spirit of innovation and collaboration necessary to tackle the challenges of sustainable urban development, its beautiful campus, located in the vibrant city of Rome, will inspire participants to engage in meaningful conversations and forge lasting connections with like-minded individuals from around the world.

Additionally, all proceedings will be published in one of the many Scopus indexed book series, which is a collaboration between the renowned publisher Springer Nature & IEREK, and other publishing opportunities that guarantee the visibility and access to the valuable contributions shared during the event.

Conference Topics
  • 1. Sustainable Architecture and Design

    1. Urban greening strategies for enhancing biodiversity and ecological connectivity
    2. Innovative approaches to urban forestry and tree canopy management
    3. Sustainable stormwater management through green infrastructure practices
    4. Designing urban parks and green spaces to promote ecological balance
    5. Restoring and enhancing urban ecosystems through ecological restoration projects

  • 2. Sustainable Land Use and Green Space Planning in New Communities

    1. Innovative land use planning and balancing development with the environment
    2. Urban Green network including parks, greenways, and urban forests
    3. Incorporating urban agriculture and food production spaces for local food security
    4. Successful examples of green building and LEED certification in newly constructed communities
    5. Sustainable stormwater management and water-sensitive design
    6. Green Buildings: Technologically Advanced and Environmentally Friendly

  • 3. Green Landscape and Urban Ecology

    1. Urban greening strategies for enhancing biodiversity and ecological connectivity
    2. Innovative approaches to urban forestry and tree canopy management
    3. Sustainable stormwater management through green infrastructure practices
    4. Designing urban parks and green spaces to promote ecological balance
    5. Restoring and enhancing urban ecosystems through ecological restoration projects

  • 4. Smart Growth, Addressing Urban Sprawl, and Sustainable Urban Planning

    1. Smart growth principles as a solution to sprawl and unsustainable patterns
    2. Innovative approaches to compact and mixed-use as alternatives to urban sprawl
    3. Designing sustainable and inclusive neighborhoods through smart growth strategies
    4. Land-use zoning and planning policies to prevent and manage urban sprawl
    5. Preserving green spaces and natural areas within urbanized regions to combat sprawl

  • 5. Biodiversity Conservation and Green Spaces

    1. Designing urban green spaces as biodiversity hotspots
    2. Innovative approaches to urban reforestation and tree planting initiatives
    3. Urban farming and community gardens for sustainable food production
    4. Incorporating green infrastructure to enhance urban biodiversity corridors
    5. Restoring and protecting urban wetlands and water bodies for ecological balance

  • 6. Urban Planning, Green mobility, and Transportation

    1. Integrating green infrastructure and urban planning for sustainable cities
    2. Innovative transportation solutions, such as electric and autonomous vehicles
    3. Pedestrian-friendly urban designs and walkable neighborhoods
    4. Intelligent traffic management systems to reduce congestion and emissions
    5. Infra-structure Cycling, micro mobility, and alternative modes in urban areas

  • 7. Digital Technologies for Sustainable Urbanism

    1. Smart city initiatives and the role of digital technologies in urban sustainability
    2. Internet of Things (IoT) apps for energy management and resource optimization
    3. Big data analytics for urban planning and decision-making
    4. Digital platforms for citizen engagement and participatory urban development
    5. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning apps for sustainable urban solutions

  • 8. Renewable Energy and innovation in Green Systems

    1. Innovations in solar energy technology for urban environments
    2. Harnessing wind power in urban settings through innovative turbine designs
    3. Energy-efficient and smart grid systems for sustainable energy management
    4. Integration of energy storage solutions for renewable energy sources
    5. Microgrid systems to enhance energy resilience and decentralization in cities

  • 9. Waste Management and Circular Economy

    1. Innovative waste-to-energy solutions for sustainable urban waste management
    2. Implementing circular economy principles in urban waste reduction and recycling
    3. Smart waste management systems using advanced sensor technologies
    4. Promoting sustainable packaging and reducing single-use plastics in cities
    5. Innovative approaches to composting and organic waste management in urban areas

  • 10. Sustainable Water Management

    1. Innovative water conservation strategies for urban areas
    2. Implementing smart irrigation systems for urban landscapes
    3. Rainwater harvesting and stormwater management in cities
    4. Sustainable water treatment and purification technologies
    5. Promoting water-sensitive urban design for efficient water utilization

  • 11. Resilience and Climate Adaptation

    1. Innovative approaches to climate change adaptation in urban areas
    2. Developing resilient infrastructure systems for extreme weather events
    3. Urban heat island mitigation strategies through innovative urban design
    4. Enhancing coastal resilience and addressing sea-level rise in cities
    5. Building climate-resilient communities through innovative planning and design

  • 12. Urban Resilience and Future Transitions

    1. Enhancing urban resilience to climate change impacts and natural disasters
    2. Innovative approaches to adaptive urban planning and design for resilience
    3. Nature-based solutions and green infrastructure in resilient urban development
    4. Building community resilience and social cohesion in the face of urban challenges
    5. Social interaction and cultural diversity: Designing community spaces and amenities

Important Dates
Title Date
Abstract Submission Deadline 30 June 2024
Last Notification for Abstract Acceptance & Approval to present 30 June 2024
Letter of Visa (for delegates who need visa entry) Payment required 15 July 2024
Early Paymnet Deadline 20 June 2024
Regural Payment Deadline 20 July 2024
Late Paymnet Deadline 08 Sep 2024
Extended Abstract / Short Paper Submission Deadline 15 Jul 2024
Notification of acceptance/ rejection of submitted extended abstract/ short paper 30 Jul 2024
Conference Program 07 Sep 2024
Conference Launch 07 Oct 2024

 

Registration & Fees

A. Physical Attendance

 
Type of Registration Early Payment Deadline
20 June 2024
Regular Payment Deadline
20 July 2024
Late Payment Deadline
08 Sep 2024
Scopus indexed-ASTI Book by Springer
Student 300 € 350 € 400 €
Academic 350 € 400 € 450 €
Professional 400 € 450 € 500 €
Co-author/ Audience 150 € 200 € 250 €
Open Access IEREK Press Journals
Student 200 € 250 € 300 €
Academic 250 € 300 € 350 €
Professional 300 € 350 € 400 €
Co-author/ Audience 150 € 200 € 250 €
  • The registration fee does not cover accommodation or travel expenses. A list of accommodation options can only be suggested by our team if available. Contact [email protected]. to inquire.

The physical fee covers:

  • The conference Kit inclusive of: a softcopy of the abstracts book on a USB/CD, Conference notebook, IEREK pen, Conference Flyers/ Printouts.
  • IEREK Participation/ Contribution Certificate
  • Preliminary Acceptance Letters
  • Consideration for publishing in the IEREK ASTI series by Springer or IEREK Press
  • Lunches and Coffee Breaks
  • If multiple abstracts are submitted by the same first author submitted to the conference, a 25% discount is applied to each additional submission.

  • Each research paper should have one main author who should pay the full fee (Author fees) regardless of attendance. Co-authors, each, have their own fees to pay to attend the event. This applies to online attendance as well as physical attendance.

  • A research paper fee allows only one author, whether main or co-author, to attend the conference and receive only one copy of the conference Abstract book in both hard and soft copies. Extras can be requested for an additional fee.

  • Professionals are categorized as participants who are not affiliated with universities such as practitioners, policymakers, entrepreneurs etc.

  • Students must provide proof of enrollment in a university by providing an enrollment certificate or a valid university ID (with issue/ expiry date) etc.

  • Additionally, you have the option to present your submitted abstract as a presentation without the intention of publishing your work, for information about the fees and additional details, please feel free to get in touch with us at: [email protected].

B. Online Attendance

Type of Registration Early Payment Deadline
20 June 2024
Regular Payment Deadline
20 July 2024
Late Payment Deadline
08 Sep 2024
Scopus indexed-ASTI Book by Springer
Student 250 € 300 € 350 €
Academic 300 € 350 € 350 €
Professional 350 € 400 € 400 €
Co-author/ Audience 50 € 100 € 150 €
Open Access IEREK Press Journals
Student 150 € 200 € 250 €
Academic 200 € 250 € 300 €
Professional 250 € 300 € 350 €
Co-author/ Audience 50 € 100 € 150 €
The online fee covers:

 

    • A softcopy of the abstracts book and/ or hard copy (excluding shipping)

    • IEREK Participation/ Contribution Certificate in softcopy

    • Acceptance Letters in softcopy

    • Consideration for publishing in the IEREK ASTI series by Springer or IEREK Press

    • Access to conference recordings

C. Extra Fees

*Authors may request that their kits be delivered, for an additional fee decided by the courier, and upon request. Alternatively, authors located in Egypt can pick them up from Cairo/ Alexandria office.

Additional Conference Kit (Excluding Delivery) *Contact us for a quotation on shipping fees.   

100 €

Loyalty Membership Discounts

The more you attend, the more you're rewarded! 
IEREK offers its loyal participants with the following discounts depending on his/her attendance: https://www.ierek.com/events/green-urbanism-gu-8th#importantdates

Attendance

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

Discount

5%

10%

15%

20%

*The aforementioned discounts are only applicable during Regular and Late Payment times. For more information, please refer to 'Important Dates'.


Payment Methods

 Payment of the registration fee can be made via the following methods (only after online registration):

1. Bank transfer 

Kindly send a request to the conference coordinator/ email and CC [email protected] to receive bank details to complete the payment.

2. Online payment gateway (PayPal)

Participants who would like to complete their payments online must send a request to the conference coordinator/ email and CC [email protected] to receive a customized link to complete their payments.

3. Cash in IEREK branches

Payment in person can be arranged. Please contact the conference coordinator/ Email to receive further information.

Payment Terms and Guidelines:

  • Read more on Important Dates. For information on payment dates, kindly send a request to the conference coordinator/email and CC [email protected] to receive payment details to complete the payment.

  • Authors who have registered and completed payment for virtual attendance CAN request a change to physical attendance. However, a change from physical to virtual is NOT possible.

  • After online registration and payment, the registration fee cannot be reimbursed.

  • Final Acceptance/ rejection of your full/ extended paper (if submitted) can only be given after the peer review process.

  • Inclusion in the conference program, acceptance letters issuance and consideration for publication must be preceded by registration and payment completion.

  • Online Payment (only) should only be completed once a proforma invoice is issued with respective instructions for successful payment.

  • Contact our Financial Department for inquiries/ requests.

Flyer & Poster

Click here to download the flyer and poster.

Refund / Withdrawal Policy

 A.Physical Attendance

Delegates in any event who cancel their registration due to special circumstances will receive refunds according to the following plan:

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)

-A Visa invitation letter has been issued (All Participants)

Visa Rejection Cases

Reason and proof of rejection must be submitted. If the reason for 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 for 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.

Visa Application

- For participants who need Entry Visas to the country where the conference will be held, IEREK will issue the corresponding invitation letter for accepted applicants to facilitate visa issuance.

- 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.

Invitation Letter Issuance Process

1- In case the participant is an author who has submitted a research paper to the conference, it must get accepted by the Scientific Committee

2- Required participation fees must be paid

3- The participant should send the following information to the conference's official email:

* A clear copy of passport

* Passport number

* Full name as written in your passport.

* Date of Issuing and Expiration

* Date of Birth

* Email address of the nearest Embassy/Consulate to you

* Mobile Number including country code

4- Conference coordinator will issue the needful invitation letter and send a copy to the participant's email, in addition to another one to the corresponding email address of embassy/consulate

5- The participant should print out the invitation letter along with all other required documents by the embassy/consulate and apply for VISA

Conference Venue

University of Rome Tor Vergata was established in 1982 and is therefore a relatively young University. It was designed on the model of Anglo-Saxon campuses: it stretches on 600 hectares and hosts important research institutions, such as National Research Council – CNR and the Italian Space Agency – ASI.

Visit University of Rome Tor Vergata

Your Trip To Rome, Italy

Rome stands as one of the finest and oldest cities in the world. The history of Rome spans over 2500 years and it has been a centre of power, politics, culture and development since its inception. Creation of the city is steeped in legend and mythology and there are various different accounts of how this majestic place was built. Various Roman emperors and Casers have ruled mighty Rome and this is the place where the colossal Roman Empire grew from.

The following are some suggestions of places to visit while you are in Rome, Italy.

  1. Colosseum

 

This mighty structure is one of the most renowned and iconic landmarks in the world and a trip to Rome would not be complete without visiting the Colosseum.

Also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, the Colosseum was constructed between 70-80 AD and at its peak was estimated to hold 80,000 spectators.

  1. St Peter’s Square

 

Rome holds a small country within a country – The Vatican.

This independent state is one of the most important religious sites in the world and St. Peter’s Square is an iconic place where many significant events have taken place.

Located at the front of the Vatican state, the square is actually circular and is framed by two huge sets of colonnades – Standing on these columns are beautiful statues of various religious figures and previous popes.

  1. The Pantheon

 

The mighty Pantheon stands as one of the best preserved ancient Roman buildings in the world and is one of Rome’s most famous attractions.

Constructed in 118 AD by emperor Hadrian, the building that stands today was actually built on the site where an earlier temple stood that was commissioned by Agrippa.

  1. Trevi Fountain

 

There are not many other fountains in the world as lavishly decorated and sculptured as the Trevi fountain.

Constructed in 1762 by Nicola Salvi, the fountain pays tribute to the Roman God Oceanus who can be seen riding his chariot pulled by Tritons and taming several Hippocamps.

The detail of the sculptures is simply wonderful and the whole facade and fountain are a true work of art.

  1. Sistine Chapel

 

Part of the Vatican museum complex, the Sistine Chapel is one of the most renowned religious chapels in the world and has a stunning amount of detail and iconography.

Situated in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City, the Sistine Chapel was extensively restored in the 1400’s and the place where the papal enclave takes place – It is here that a new pope is selected.

The Sistine Chapel is particularly famous for its extensive and detailed decorations including the Last Judgement fresco by Michelangelo and the ceiling artwork.

Publishing Opportunities

All accepted submissions to the conference, after a rigorous double-blinded peer-review process by the respective and a highly-extinguished Editorial Board, will be published in one of the following:

  • Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation (ASTI), an IEREK Interdisciplinary book series published by Springer Nature. (Scopus indexed)  

About ASTI

Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) is a series of peer-reviewed books based on important emerging research that redefines the current disciplinary boundaries in science, technology and innovation (STI) in order to develop integrated concepts for sustainable development. It not only discusses the progress made towards securing more resources, allocating smarter solutions, and rebalancing the relationship between nature and people, but also provides in-depth insights from comprehensive research that addresses the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) as set out by the UN for 2030.

The series draws on the best research papers from various IEREK and other international conferences to promote the creation and development of viable solutions for a sustainable future and a positive societal transformation with the help of integrated and innovative science-based approaches. Including interdisciplinary contributions, it presents innovative approaches and highlights how they can best support both economic and sustainable development, through better use of data, more effective institutions, and global, local and individual action, for the welfare of all societies. The series particularly features conceptual and empirical contributions from various interrelated fields of science, technology and innovation, with an emphasis on digital transformation, that focus on providing practical solutions to ensure food, water and energy security to achieve the SDGs. It also presents new case studies offering concrete examples of how to resolve sustainable urbanization and environmental issues in different regions of the world. Read More.

 

 

  • IEREK Press Journals, a multidisciplinary publisher that aims to cultivate and disseminate research.




Environmental Science & Sustainable Development (ESSD)

ESSD is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that aims to systematically develop the research-driven curiosity and evidence-based discourse of aspiring scholars that seek to contribute to the academic community. As the world is currently living in an age of information where sources are widely available on the Internet, we at ESSD seek to efficiently utilize the available information to help create robust and evidence-based knowledge. In the process, we offer researchers, in general, and young and aspiring ones in particular a quicker way to get their work published and gain exposure through online open access. We pride ourselves on getting submitted work to be published quickly, through the use of our worldwide pool of subject specialist peer reviewers. Find out more about ESSD International Journal here.

  


The Academic Research Community Publication (ARChive)

ARChive is an open-access journal that publishes conference proceedings on a wide range of topics relating to social sciences. Consequently, it accepts original research papers on a wide spectrum of subjects. ARChive is a journal published on behalf of researchers that perpetually make an effort to contribute to their fields and provide them with high visibility of research submitted. The series publishes, both, theoretical and experimental high-quality papers of current and perpetual interest. It serves to cultivate, propagate, and essentially archive academic research that has been authored and submitted for academic conferences.

Find out more about ARChive International Journal here.

  


Proceedings of Science and Technology (Resourceedings)

Resourceedings is an open access journal that publishes conference proceedings. Conference proceedings compromise of different disciplines, ranging from Engineering including built environments, architecture, and sustainability. Disciplines also include Technology and Energy. Resourceedings is a journal that publishes research articles that shed light on different crucial issues in order to provide them with solutions and suggestions. The journal publishes articles submitted by researchers of interest in different fields.

Find out more about Resourceedings International Journal here.

  


BAHETH International Journal - Arabian Researchers Database (Arabic Papers only)

“BAHETH” in Architecture, Engineering, and Technology, is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original academic research in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology. The journal welcomes research in the Arabic Language with an English Abstract. Papers submitted to this journal in Arabic must be presented in the English Language in the conference.

Find out more about BAHETH International Journal here.

Previous Publication

For IEREK's Provious Publications, Please Click here


- Green Urbanism (GU) - 1st Edition held in Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy in October, 2016.


Elsevier

Procedia – Environmental Sciences.

Green Urbanism (GU).
Publication link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/procedia-environmental-sciences/vol/37/suppl/C

 

- Green Urbanism (GU) - 2nd Edition held in Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy in December, 2018.


IEREK Press

Environmental Science & Sustainable Development (ESSD)

Vol 4, issue #3 (2019): Creative Environments: Sustainable Places of Living
(Selected Papers) Publication link: https://press.ierek.com/index.php/ESSD/issue/view/35/showToc

IEREK Press

Proceedings of Science and Technology (Resourceedings)

Vol 2, issue #1 (2019): Towards Green Cities in Developing Countries
Publication link: https://press.ierek.com/index.php/Resourceedings/issue/view/29/showToc

 

- Green Urbanism (GU) 3rd Edition held in University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy in December, 2019.


Springer

Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) Series.

Advanced Studies in Efficient Environmental Design and City Planning.
Publication link: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-65181-7

 

- Green Urbanism (GU) 4th Edition held in University of Rome Tre, Rome, Italy in December, 2020.

Book cover

Springer

Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) Series.

Innovations in Green Urbanization and Alternative Renewable Energy.
Publication link: https://link.springer.com/book/9783031073809
Benefits Of Attending

Attending a conference dramatically enhances both your professional and personal development. They help you sharpen the saw, meet and converse with industry experts, expand your resources and grow your professional network. IEREK Conference will help you:

1. Open Discussions: We bring together leading academic scientists, from different universities and countries, to exchange and share their experiences and research results.

2. Internationally Accredited Certificate: The participants are granted internationally recognized certificates acknowledged by IEREK, the University, and Partnering Organizations.

3. Publication: Selected high-quality manuscripts will be published, after peer review, in the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) book series by Springer or by IEREK Press Journals, both of which are indexed in world-renowned databases.

4. Research Technologies: Conferences can expand your resources by providing a great opportunity to promote gathered information on new technologies related to your research.

5. Networking: You can engage with industry experts to discuss with them the very latest research projects they could be working on and increase your chances of collaboration in future projects.

6. Academic Reputation: Attending many conferences will make you a known figure in academic circles and an active member of the academic community.

7. Conference Abstracts Material: Delegates will receive the conference Abstracts book in both hardcover and digital format on a CD. Shipping fees may apply.

Authors' Instructions

credit is fraudulent. The Reviewing committee and IEREK employees have the authority to reject a paper during its reviewing process, on the basis of the paper being subjected to either minor or major plagiarism.

Authors must refer to, and abide by, the following instructions in submitting their abstracts/ papers:

Step 1: Abstract Submission Process

  • The author should prepare and submit an Abstract of at least 150 – 300 words through the website.
  • The abstract should be concise and clearly state the proposed research study's purpose, results, and conclusions.
  • The author should select the most relevant topic for the paper from the corresponding conference topics.
  • The author can use/download an Abstract Writing Template prior to submission
  • To submit your abstract, you first need to (1) click on the “Register” button on the conference page, (2) click on “Submit Now” and:
    • Select the Topic in which you are making the submission
    • Insert the title of your study in the "Paper Title" section
    • Insert the full abstract in the "Abstract" section/upload a file in the .pdf, .doc, .docm, or .docx format
    • Add in writing 3 – 5 keywords that define the field, subfield, topic, and research area covered by the article to help other researchers understand and find your work.
    • Provide the names, affiliations, and E-mails of all authors/ co-authors involved
    • Confirm your submission by ticking having read the instructions and “submit Abstract”

Step 2.1: Abstract Acceptance

  • After acceptance of your abstract of at least (150 – 300 words), you will receive a proforma invoice and specific instructions to complete the payment online or by bank transfer (See Conference Fees) to confirm your participation,
  • Once your abstract has been accepted, please refer to the important dates tab and carefully review the announced dates to avoid late payment, as late payment comes at an extra charge (early bird/regular/late).
  • After successfully completing payment, you will be issued upon request with the following:
    • A signed/ stamped abstract acceptance letter
    • Please note that acceptance of participation, abstract submission, and extended abstract/short paper submissions all have different deadlines. To stay up to date and avoid paying extra fees, or delaying your paper, please carefully review the important dates tab.
    • Receipt of Payment/ Payment Invoice
    • Visa Invitation Letter, if needed
  • After abstract acceptance, you may be given the option to extend the abstract to publish your work in the conference proceedings in ASTI published by Springer Nature (indexed in Scopus/SCImago) (optional not obligatory).

    This is not a prerequisite for presenting your work at the conference. Meaning, you can present your submitted abstract without intending to publish your work.

Step 2.2: Abstract Extension / Short Paper (Optional)

  • Your short paper / extended abstract should be 4 – 6 pages long and submitted before the paper submission deadline, in English, and fit within one of the conference topics.
  • The Extended abstract i.e., the short paper should follow the research paper structure as follows: Abstract (+keywords), Introduction, problem statement, and study aim, Review of the Literature, Methodology, results and conclusion/ discussion, References list using the Paper Writing Template.
  • The submission (short paper i.e. extended abstract) should be made following the same procedure followed for the abstract or sent to the conference email.
  • Here: Authors may need more pages than the allotted maximum of 6 to insert figures, tables, appendixes, etc. In this case, they can submit regular papers (max. 12 pages) with the same fixed fee. For a detailed outline of the fees, please refer to the payment table in the conference fees tab.
  • The conference does welcome Arabic submissions (with abstracts written in the english language), which will only be considered for publication in BAHETH by IEREK Press.

يمكنك تقديم بحثك باللغة العربية (مع كتابة الملخص باللغة الأنجليزية)، وسيتم نشرها بعد المراجعة في مجلة باحث (مجلة علمية محكمة تنشر أبحاثا أكاديمية في مجالات الهندسة والتكنولوجيا)

Step 3: Rigorous Peer Review Process (double-blind)

This process can only be initiated after payment completion and confirmation:

  • If submitted, the extension (short paper) will be preliminarily checked (iThenticate plagiarism/ similarity screening Software, readability, and scope) and it will be peer-reviewed. If similarity issues are detected, the following will apply:
    • % from all sources: 10-15%
    • % from one source: 3-5%
    • Higher than 30% (all sources): Reject completely
    • Lower than 30% (all sources): Ask for revision to decrease the similarities
  • IEREK has an unyielding policy regarding plagiarism. We believe that copying/ taking the ideas and work of other Authors without permission and credit is fraudulent. The Reviewing committee and IEREK employees have the authority to reject a paper during its reviewing process, on the basis of the paper being subjected to either minor or major plagiarism.
  • Each paper/ chapter is evaluated by a minimum of two reviewers, after which a final decision by the responsible Editor is made. There is no maximum to the number of times a paper can be reviewed, depending on the quality of the submission.
  • If your short paper is accepted by the Editors for publishing with comments/ requested modifications, our Editors (publishing department) will contact you once a decision is made and you will be asked to revise and correct it. After resubmission, it will be re-checked. Note: There may be more than one round of peer review and the decision rests with the editors of the title. Missed deadlines may result in complete exclusion/ rejection from the final publication.
  • If your short paper is accepted for publishing without edits/ comments, the corresponding author will be contacted to provide the final version of their chapters/ papers following Springer Guidelines and sign the Springer consent-to-publish (CTP) form to authorize publication in the conference proceedings.
  • A back-and-forth process: modifications will be sent back to the responsible Editor/ Series Editor and another round of evaluation conducted where needed. Participants/ Authors should regularly check their emails (Junk/ Spam folders).
  • If you are not interested in publishing an extended abstract in the proceedings in ASTI by Springer Nature, please inform the conference support ([email protected]).

Step 4: Extended paper 

  • After the conference, the authors of the best papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their research, 8 – 12+ pages in length, (optional) of their short papers for publishing in an edited volume to be published by Springer Nature.
  • Publishing your short paper (i.e., extended abstract) in the conference proceedings does not prevent the submission of the full version for publishing consideration after the conference if the similarity percentages (SR%) in Step 3 are taken into account.

 

Participants’ Instructions

Registration

To help the organizers plan for inter-disciplinary dialogue, participants are requested to choose from the conference themes/ Topics upon registration.

They must also refer to, and abide by, the following instructions in registering and/ or submitting their contributions:

NOTE: If you are contributing as an Author of a submitted abstract (for publishing consideration and/or presentation), and regardless of attendance, the fee for the registration is the same. See and Conference Fees for more information.

Types of Participation

1. Attend/ Present in-person or Online and Publish in indexed Conference proceedings

The conference offers a Physical attendance option for your convenience. That said, participants will have a chance to present their abstract/research, on campus, and have their work considered for publication in the ASTI Series by Springer as part of the conference proceedings.

See Author Instructions and Conference Fees for more information.

2. Registration to publish in the proceedings without presenting/ attending

If your full paper is accepted, it may be published in the conference proceedings book in the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation Book Series by Springer (indexed in Scopus) even if you are not attending the conference. In this case, the accepted work will not be included in the final conference program. See Author Instructions and Publishing Opportunities for more information.

3. Non-presenting participant

Non-presenting participants may also wish to attend the conference as Audience Members or Co-authors contributing to an already submitted abstract/ paper. See Conference Fees for more information.

Notes to consider:
Attendance online and in-person are possible upon confirmation with the conference secretariat/ coordinator at [email protected] and following Conference Fees covered.

* The participation fee is uninform for all options presented above.

* For participants wishing to attend in-person, a visa invitation letter will be provided upon request, for which case a copy of your passport will be required. The invitation letter can only be provided after acceptance and full payment.

* Before planning your trip, be sure to check travel restrictions to the conference’s hosting country. Visit travel information and restrictions, and send in your questions if you have any to the conference coordinator at the email [email protected]

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