Towards the Preservation of the Environment
Towards the Preservation of the Environment

Call For Abstracts

  • 26, Feb / 28, Feb 2019
  • Cairo, Egypt
Conference Email
tpe@ierek.com
Introduction

Environmental preservation is necessary because Earth’s resources are limited and threatened by human activity. Environmental protection focuses on efficiency, protecting wildlife and flora, and overcoming the climate change.

Climate change is one of the most dangerous phenomena in the planet life. It negatively affects the lives of more than six billion people living above the earth. It has become an important environmental issue in recent times because of its direct impact on air, water, agriculture and then human health.

The impact of carbon emissions produced through new constructions in cities and urban areas, for one, pose as the main contributor to climate change. Therefore, the necessity of adopting green building initiatives in new buildings becomes crucial.

As climate change is a development issue where it threatens to increase poverty equations and harms economic growth, therefore, solutions must be found to overcome it. So, IEREK provides this international conference on “Towards the Preservation of the Environment”.

This conference is considered an important step towards establishing an understanding of the systems negatively affecting the environment. Also, reducing unnecessary amounts of resources used in hopes of minimizing the overall impact caused. The ”TPE” conference is to discuss the different methods of integrating sustainable resources and attainable energy-efficient solutions in structures to preserve our environment. It inspires the use of simulation tools to facilitate attaining accurate results in studying energy consumption in buildings.

This conference is a platform, or rather an opportunity, for involved parties to work in collaboration towards improving and enhancing the use and design process of green buildings in developing countries. Adopting and advocating discussed solutions is the main aim and path to making a positive impact.

Architects, planners, environmentalists, engineers, universities, decision makers, green building companies and individuals are invited to participate and contribute in this conference in order to pave the way to a more preserved and safe tomorrow.

Conference Topics
  1. 1. Climate Change And Challenges
  2. 2. Adaptation And Mitigation
  3. 3. Construction And Climate Change
  4. 4. Absorbing Climate Impacts
  5. 5. Net-zero As A Solution
  6. 6. Green Building And Sustainability
  7. 7. Environmentally Responsible Structures
  8. 8. Conservation Of Natural Resources
  9. 9. Environmental Impact Assessment
  10. 10. Environment Conservation For A Better World
  11. 11. Eco-friendly Building Materials
  12. 12. Cities And Their Environmental Footprint
  13. 13. Zero-waste Policies And Alternative Energy Sources
  14. 14. Closing The Energy Efficiency Gap
  15. 15. Parks, Refuges, And Wilderness: Natural, Rural, And Urban Settings
  16. 16. Managing Risk And Building Resilience
Important Dates

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Title Date Notes
Abstract Submissions Deadline 26th August 2018
Last Notification for Abstract Acceptance 26th September 2018
Full Paper Submission Deadline 26th November 2018
Last Notification for Full-Paper Acceptance 26th December 2018
Early Payment Deadline 26th November 2018
Regular Payment Deadline 26th December 2018
Late Payment Deadline 26th January 2019
Letter of Visa (for delegates who need visa entry) 26th October 2018
Letter of Final Acceptance 26th October 2018
Conference Program 26th January 2019
Conference Launch 26th February 2019
Conference Venue

Cairo, Egypt



Conference Fees

Instructions

- Each research paper should have one main author who should pay the full fee (Author fees) regardless of attendance.

- Each co-author (1-5 max) has his/her own separate fees to pay as shown in a table below.

- 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 proceedings book in both hard and soft copies. Extras can be requested for a fee shown below.

Cancellations / Refunds

- Delegates who cancel their registration due to special circumstances less than 60 days before the start of the conference will receive a complete refund minus a 100 USD administration charge.

- Once an acceptance letter has been issued, a refund is not possible.

- Please notice that we will endeavor to assist you in obtaining a visa (if needed), by providing relevant documents (if any), but the responsibility is yours and the decision rests solely with the appropriate Embassy.

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: 

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'.


Non-Egyptian Fees:

 

Author Fees (Short Paper)

Author fees for Early Payment

USD 250
Author fees for Regular Payment USD 300

Author fees for Late Payment

USD 400
 

Regular Attendance Fees

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

USD 250

Fees for NON-Attending Co-Authors

USD 50
 
Extra Fees
Conference Book (Hard copy + CD) USD 100

Springer/Journal Publication (Extended Paper)

USD 200

Egyptian Fees : (Online Payment N/A)

 

Author Fees (Extended Paper Only)

Author fees for Early Payment

EGP 3300
Author fees for Regular Payment EGP 3800

Author fees for Late Payment

EGP 4800
 

Regular Attendance Fees

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

EGP 1500

Fees for NON-Attending Co-Authors

EGP 500
 
Extra Fees
Conference Book (Hard copy + CD) EGP 600
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.

Publishing
- A proceedings book will be published in collaboration with 'Springer' containing Short papers (4-5 pages long) submitted and presented in the conference. - To publish your research in an online Journal or Book by 'Springer' and provide it with world-wide visibility, authors must submit an extended version of their short papers that are 10 -12 pages long. - Publication in IEREK Press:- Authors will be given the chances to publish in Resourceedings. Selected Manuscripts:- A book Series by 'Springer'. Publication in the 'Springer' Book Series will only be applicable to the selected papers that will be supervised by highly professional members of an International Editorial Board to ensure a high-quality publication material. - Thus, such outstanding material will lead to the indexing of the series in well-known indexing databases such as 'Scopus' and 'Thomson Reuters'. * Full length papers are subject to submission into a rigorous revision process by a scientific committee of experts before notice of acceptance/rejection for publication.  
Participation Procedures

(Short Papers)

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:

1· Accepted (with minor editing changes).

2· Conditionally accepted (with revisions provided to authors).

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

4· Rejected as inappropriate or unworthy of presentation 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.

Acceptance for your paper: 

After receiving an acceptance for your abstract and after the submission of your research (short paper version), the paper will enter a process for plagiarism check to ensure that the content is original. 


( Extended Papers )

After the conference, authors interested in publishing their manuscripts will be required to submit an extended version of their research papers (10-12 pages long) and they will be subject to a rigorous revision process as follows:

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).

First 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.

Payment:

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) Are 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 the 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.

Authors' Instructions
 

Short Papers

To download the writing template for a Short paper, Click here

Extended Papers 
 
- Abstracts should clearly state the purpose, results, and conclusions of the work to be described in the final paper.

- After you have received the acceptance of your abstract, please continue to write your full paper with the requested template (please download from the link provided below).

Note:

Final acceptance will be based on the full-length paper. For publication, the accepted papers must be presented at the conference.

Writing Templates: Authors are strongly encouraged to use the formatting style described below for submitting an abstract as this format is required for the full paper.

English will be the official language of the conference “Towards the preservation of the environment – 2019”.


To download the writing template for a full-length paper, Click here

Abstract and full paper submission instructions, Click here
English Editing Service

- IEREK provides you the English Review service; where we will be responsible for the language review process of your paper. This service will get your paper revised in terms of grammar, punctuation, and language structure; without changing the scientific content.

- This service will ensure you have the perfect language structure, to get your perfect paper published. This will help you increase the number of citations and make it easier for others access the information provided in your paper.

Fees for the editing process:

Paper Pages Papers 4-5 pages long Papers 8-12 pages long
Editing fees 50$ 80$

If you are interested in getting this service, please email us your paper on: editing@ierek.com

Plagiarism Policy

- 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.

- Duplicating any content, even if it is one sentence or one table without the consent of its original Author, will lead to the paper’s refusal upon the complaint of the plagiarism victim.

Benefits Of Attending

1- 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.

2- 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.

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

4- 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.

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

6- 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.

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

8- 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.

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

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 Program
DAY 1 26 Feb. 2019
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
15:15—18:45

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20:00 - 23:00 Gala Dinner
DAY 2 27 Feb. 2019
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16:00—16:20 Lunch
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DAY 3 28 Feb. 2019
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12:40—13:30 Chairman Word
12:40—13:30 Closing Ceremony