Infracon 2019 - 1st annual conference on infrastructure

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Location: Pune, India
Begin: January 24, 2019
End: January 25, 2019
Keywords: modeling and simulation, low carbon path, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, infrastructure analytics
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2018
Abstract submission deadline: August 30, 2018
Abbreviation: INFRACON 2019

About INFRACON 2018


Inadequate infrastructure is widely recognized to hold back developing countries and lowering the quality of life of its citizens. The traffic jams of Nairobi, power cuts of Nigeria or the water shortages that currently afflict Harare and Bulawayo are some of the examples. The same is true for fast-growing regions of Latin America and many other parts of Asia. It is widely agreed from Addis Ababa to Brasilia, New Delhi and beyond that infrastructural innovation and development is a key priority. Thus, deploying efficient and effective infrastructural solutions with limited resources is not only a challenging task but also a key-enabler for the developing countries. But what kind of infrastructure is needed? Developing countries are building new environments which must meet the needs of their present and future generations. We need to ensure that these meet peoples’ aspirations within an altered but sustainable and socially acceptable ecological framework. But every society should be allowed to make its own decisions, in accordance with its own preferences, so long as they do not have a negative impact beyond their borders. The aim of this conference is bringing together international researchers, students, public officers, policy makers and practitioners in the infrastructural domain to discuss issues and trends, recent research, innovation advances and on-the-field experiences related to Governance, Infrastructure, and Business with a special focus on developing countries.


Submission Guidelines


All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:



  • Full papers describing reporting research results and/or experimental results on Building Futuristic Infrastructure and Services for Developing Countries. Submissions will be judged on their originality, significance, clarity, relevance, and technical correctness.


  • Last date for submission of abstract: 20th June 2018


  • Last date for submission of full paper: 20th July 2018



List of Topics



  • LOW CARBON PATH AND GREEN GROWTH - Global action on climate change and energy challenges, Legislative framework in energy sector, Green energy marketing, Green energy investment

  • SUSTAINABLE AND RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE (RURAL AND URBAN) Urbanization with smart cities, Sustainable infrastructure  challenges and opportunities, Smart infrastructure terminals, Smart buildings and smart mobility, Renewable energy and infrastructure

  • INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT - Policies & resources to promote effective asset management practices, Technological and new Innovations for asset management, Emerging issues in infrastructural asset management

  • MODELING & SIMULATION - E infrastructure and e services, Building infrastructure modelling, Energy planning and modelling, Product sustainability, environmental product declaration and life cycle analysis

  • INFRASTRUCTURAL ANALYTICS - Predictive analytics for future infrastructures, Big data applications in infrastructure management, IOT in infrastructure, Intelligent transportation systems

  • SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION – Biomimetics, Frugal innovation, Sustainopreneurship, Affordable housings and sanitation, Successful case studies, Infrastructural wellbeing - health & happiness


Committees


Program Committee



  • Dr. N.H. Ravindranath, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

  • Dr. P. Balachandra, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Organizing committee



  • Dr. Mohammed Arif, University of Wolverhampton

  • Dr. Pano Georgakis, University of Wolverhampton

  • Dr. Rahul Hiremath, Symbiosis International (Deemed University)


Publication


Confirmation yet to be received by publisher


Venue


The conference will be held in Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune, India


Contact


All questions about submissions should be emailed to infracon2018@scmhrd.edu

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