[ecoop-info] IEDC-2013 Conference (Call for papers)

Muhammad Adnan adnanres at neduet.edu.pk
Sun May 19 21:21:09 CEST 2013

Dear All


We are at NED Universtiy of Engineering and Technology pleased to inform you
that we are organising an international conference on Infrastructure
Engineering in Developing countries (call for paper is provided below and is
also attached in Pdf format), in December this year. We have now launched
the conference website, which can be accessed from the following link 


IEDC-2013 website:




Important Dates


Full Paper Submission: 15th July'2013

Acceptance of Full Paper: 1st Oct' 2013

Camera Ready Paper: 1st Nov'2013

Early Bird Registration: 30th Nov' 2013

Conference Date: 11th to 13th Dec'2013


Call for Papers:


IEDC-2013 is a Peer Reviewed symposium which involves renowned and qualified
experts on multidisciplinary areas from all over the world for the exchange
of their experience on concepts, trends, and practices of present-day
scenarios of infrastructure and transportation issues. The proceedings of
the peer reviewed symposium will be published in Elsevier in Procedia
Engineering for providing maximum international exposure and highly
recognized platform for high quality papers. This symposium will provide the
potentials and opportunities for nation to establish consensus around
priorities for capacity building within and across regions of the world and
facilitate access to international support.



The themes for the submission of conference papers are as listed below.
Papers will be peer-reviewed and accepted papers will be published in the
Elsevier in Procedia Engineering. Acceptance of paper will be based on
quality, relevance, and originality.


1. Advances in Urban Infrastructure Design-Developing Cities Aspects

a. Energy Efficient Design

b. Incorporation of Social and Cultural Dimensions

c. Cost-Efficient Infrastructure Design

d. Efficient use of advanced technologies in Design

2. Construction Management- Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries

a. Use of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Construction

b. Construction Productivity Improvement

c. Strategic Management and Planning

d. Building Information Systems

e. State-of-art in Construction Engineering and Management


3. Sustainable Urban Systems for Developing Countries

a. Green Built-up Environment

b. Barriers in Sustainable Development

c. Novel Ideas and their effectiveness

d. Energy Efficient Materials And Construction

e. Smart Technologies: Experiences from Developing Countries 


4. Municipal Infrastructure Monitoring and Management-Developing countries

a. Integrated Urban Water Management

b. Challenges in Dealing with Urban Waste  

c. Infrastructure Asset Management

d. Pre and Post Disaster Management Strategies


5. Pavement, Materials Design And Maintenance

a) Mechanistic Pavement Design Methods

b) Innovative Materials For Distress Control In Pavements

c) Modern Pavement Maintenance Techniques

d) Energy Efficient Pavement Construction Techniques


6. Transportation Modeling

a) Traffic Flow Models

b) Travel Demand/ Behavioral Modeling

c) Activity-Based Models

d) Mathematical Optimization in Traffic Engineering

e) Collaborative transport, including collaborative multi-modal transport

f) Human Factors Including Adaptive Driving, Travel Behavior, Persuasive



7. Transport Policy

a) Travel Demand Management/ Mass Transit Policies

b) Novel Applications targeted to Health, Mobility, Livability and

c) Renewable Energy Sources in Transportation

d) Social and Institutional Information Related to Travel

e) Road Pricing/ Traffic Congestion 


8. Road Safety Analysis and Methodologies

a) Accident Analysis and Models

b) Role of  Mass Communication Mediums

c) Road Incident Management

d) Road Safety-Innovative Solutions

e) Crash Worthiness



All papers accepted for workshops will be included in the IEDC-2013
proceedings, which will be published by Elsevier. The submitted paper must
be formatted according to the guidelines of Procedia Engineering
uthors) either using a MS Word or a Latex template.


The number of pages for conference papers is limited to 8 pages. Authors
should submit their contributions electronically in PDF format.


The submission processes will be managed by easychair.org. If you have used
this system before, you can use the same username and password. If this is
your first time using EasyChair, you will need to register for an account by
clicking "I have no EasyChair account" button. Upon completion of
registration, you will get a notification email from the system and you are
ready for submitting your paper. You can upload and re-upload the paper to
the system by the submission due date.


The selective outstanding papers presented at the symposium, after further
revision, will be considered for publication in journals special issues. In
case of any problem with submission, please contact the symposium chair for




We would appreciate if you please forward this to your network (i.e. your
colleagues and researchers) for participation in this conference.



Dr. Muhammad Adnan

Associate Professor

Department of Urban and Infrastructure Engineering

NED University of Engineering and Technology

Karachi, 75270


Phone: +92 (021) 99261261-8 Ext: 2551

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