Thursday, August 20, 2015

2016 Taiwan International Conference on Innovation and Management (ICIM 2016)

2016 Taiwan International Conference on Innovation and Management (ICIM 2016).
January 13-15, 2016, The Grand Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan
http://tw-knowledge.org/icim

Dear Colleague,

The 2016 Taiwan International Conference on Innovation and Management (ICIM 2016) is to be held at The Grand Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan, on January 13-15. The aim of this conference is to provide a platform which focuses on certain important topics of Innovation and Management. Detailed information about the conference can be found on the official website.
We sincerely invite your participation for this event. Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISSN reference, on CD-ROM support.
Conference Website: http://tw-knowledge.org/icim
Online Submission: http://tw-knowledge.org/icim/on-line-submission/
Enquiries: icim.conf@gmail.com
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2015

Please also check the following link for the travel information.
http://www.edison.com.tw/dailytours.aspx

Sincerely yours,
David Ang
Auburn University at Montgomery, USA
Conference Chair, ICIM 2016

1st International Conference on Theory and Practice (ICTP-2015)

1st International Conference on Theory and Practice (ICTP-2015)
5th and 6th of December 2015 in Adelaide, South Australia .
Venue: Education Development Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

Theme: Commitment to Excellence through Theory and Practice

www.apiar.org.au

ISBN: 978-0-994365-651

APIAR Scholarships:

APIAR is delighted to announce a competition for excellent academic papers.Entries will be judged on the quality of the paper, including the presentation. Only full paper presenters in the conference are qualified to apply. The winner will receive the cost of the air fare and accommodation for the next conference. At the same time, the conference registration fee will be waived.

APIAR is also delighted to announce that registration fee will be waived for the four best paper winners to participate in the next conference.

The prize is non-negotiable and no monetary alternative will be available.

1st International Conference on Theory and Practice (ICTP-2015) will be held on 5th and 6th of December 2015 in Kuala Adelaide, South Australia. The main theme of this conference is 'Commitment to Excellence through Theory and Practice'. Accordingly, the conference will cover Business, Social Sciences, Education and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) disciplines. Internationally-recognized scholars will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices.

1st International Conference on Theory and Practice (ICTP-2015) will be the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental and applied Business, Social Sciences, Information and Communication Technology, and Education. The conference will bring together leading researchers, academics, consultants, scholars, practitioners and research students from their respective domains of interest around the world.

Business: Accounting, Strategic Finance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Strategic Management, Strategic Marketing, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Performance Management, Recruitment and Selection, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, International Business, Globalisation, Corporate Social Responsibility, E-business/E-commerce, Integrated Marketing Communication and Relationship Marketing.

Social Sciences: Anthropology, Archaeology, Area Studies, Cultural and Ethnic Studies, Communication Studies, Gender and Sexuality studies, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, International Relations, Development Studies, Population Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Corporate Governance, Cross-Cultural Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Public Administration, Philosophy, Women's Studies, Religious Studies and Social Welfare Studies.

Education: Theory of Education, Assertive and Assistive Educational Technology, Comparative Education, Counselling, Cultural Literacy, Curriculum Studies, Distance Education, Early Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Planning and Practice, Educational Psychology, Education and Public Policy, Educational Research and Statistics, E-learning, Health Education, Tertiary Education, Innovative Education, Information and Library Science, International Exchange Programs, Language Education, Liberal Education, Mathematics Education, Medical Education, Physical Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Special Education and Technology Education.

Information and Communication Technology: Advanced IT Bio/Medical Engineering, Bioinformatics and applications, Business and Information Systems, Cloud computing, Convergence in Information Technology Security, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Digital convergence, Electronic Commerce, Business and Management, Grid and Cloud Computing, Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents, Hardware and Software Design, Health and Medical Informatics, Hybrid information technology, Intelligent communications and networks, IT-based Convergence Technology and Service, Multimedia convergence, Smart Card and RFID Technologies, Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, Social and Business Aspects of Convergence IT, Ubiquitous Computing and Embedded Systems, Recent Trends in Computing and Information technology.

Important Dates:

Abstract / Paper submission opens - 05 August 2015
Abstract / Full paper submission deadline - 23 September 2015
Acceptance notification - 30 September 2015
Early bird registration deadline - 08 October 2015
Regular registration deadline - 22 October 2015
Conference dates - 5 - 6 December 2015

Special Attractions:

All of the accepted papers will be published without any extra fees in the following journals:

Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies (APJABSS, ISBN : 978-0-9943656-7-5)
Asia Pacific Journal of Contemporary Education and Communication Technology (APJCECT, ISBN : 978-0-9943656-8-2)

All of the paper presenters will receive a 10 per cent discount when presenting their papers at our third conference, which will be held in Melbourne, Australia on 6–7 February 2016. Meanwhile, we are looking forward to seeing you in Adelaide in South Australia 2015.

Publish with 'B' ranked Journals:

In a venture to reinforce its support to academics and researchers, Asia-Pacific Institute of Advanced Research (APIAR) is pleased to inform you of a new agreement to publish high-quality conference articles in the following two journals:

- International Journal of Web Based Communities (ISSN: 1741-8216)
- International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning (ISSN: 1741-5055)

All conference articles from 1st International Conference on Theory and Practice (ICTP-2015) will be checked against the rigorous criteria set by these two journals, and articles meeting the requirements will be published in special issues of the journals.

Thank You.

Kind Regards,

John Taylor
ICTP-2015 Secretariat

Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research (APIAR)
Suite 1A Level 2
802 Pacific Highway
Gordon NSW 2072
Australia

Enquiries: info@apiar.org.au
Web address: http://apiar.org.au
Sponsored by: Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research

Friday, August 14, 2015

ACE2015 - The Seventh Asian Conference on Education

The final deadline to submit your abstract to the Seventh Asian Conference on Education is August 20, 2015.

Held alongside the third Asian Conference on Society, Education & Technology at the Art Center of Kobe from October 21-25, join us as we discuss this year's conference theme, "Education, Power and Empowerment: Transcending Boundaries" in an international, interdisciplinary and intercultural setting.

To submit an abstract for presentation or participate as an audience member, please visit the website or contact us for more information.

Submit an abstract: http://iafor.org/cfp
Visit the conference website: http://iafor.org/conferences/ace2015/
Enquiries: ace@iafor.org


***Join IAFOR at ACE2015 for presentations from:

Professor Eiko Kato-Otani
ACE/ASCET2015 Keynote Speaker

Professor Jose McClanahan
ACE2015 Future Researchers Symposium Chair & Featured Speaker

Dr Yvonne Masters
ACE2015 Featured Speaker

and more!

***Join IAFOR at ACE2015 to:

-Deliver your own research findings to a global audience
-Have your work published in the conference proceedings and considered for peer-reviewed, open access IAFOR Journals
-Benefit from IAFOR's interdisciplinary focus by hearing the latest research in the field of Society, Education & Technology
-Participate in a truly international, interdisciplinary and intercultural event
-Participate in interactive audience sessions
-Access international networking opportunities
-Discounts on registration fees are available for those able to pay registration fees early. Please see the registration page for details: http://iafor.org/ace2015-registration


***Conference Theme and Streams

Conference Theme: "Education, Power, and Empowerment: Transcending Boundaries"

The conference theme for ACE2015 is "Education, Power, and Empowerment: Transcending Boundaries", and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

In this conference – one of a series of five held in 2015 on education, power and empowerment – participants are invited to explore and question ways in which education can transcend boundaries of space, identity, culture and more, and to consider the ways in which power relations might hinder or enhance learning. Abstracts should address one or more of the streams below, identifying a relevant sub-theme:

Sub-Themes:

Educating through borders of power
Transcending boundaries of 'self' and 'other'
Challenging and transcending learning spaces
Education and the boundaries of communication
Borderlands of being and becoming

Submission streams can be found on the Call for Papers page of the webiste: http://iafor.org/ace2015-call-for-papers/

IAFOR looks forward to welcoming you to Kobe, Japan.


***About IAFOR and its events

IAFOR welcomes thousands of academics to our conferences each year, which range in size from around 100 to in excess of 500 attendees. They do so because of the supportive and nurturing research environment, because of the unique networking opportunities, and because of the strength of the organization's platform.

Our conferences are meticulously planned and programmed under the direction of prominent academics to ensure that they offer programs of the highest level, and are also quite unique in the way in which they are supported by some of the world's leading academic institutions, including the University of London (UK), Virginia Tech (USA), Monash University (Australia), Barcelona University (Spain), Waseda University (Japan), the National Institute of Education (Singapore), and The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKSAR).

IAFOR's credibility has enabled it to become a genuine pioneer, and has grown to be the most respected and trusted organization encouraging international, intercultural and interdisciplinary study. The organization is a formative influence in providing new research avenues and visionary development solutions necessary in our rapidly emerging globalized world.

We welcome you to engage in this expanding global academic community of individuals and network of institutions, and look forward to seeing you at one of our future events, as we look forward to breaking new ground, together.

To learn more about IAFOR - http://iafor.org

Thursday, August 13, 2015

MBAcademy International Business Conference 18-20 December 2015

Dear Colleagues,

This is the call for papers for the MBAcademy International Business Conference, Venue: Brunel University London on 18-20 December, 2015.

The Management and Business Academy (MBAcademy) is delighted to welcome you to International Business Conference part of Management and Business Academy philosophy and commitment to academia. The aim of MBAcademy is to bring together both academic and professional researchers, scholars and students to exchange and share their research results about all aspects of Business, Management and Marketing. In order to support and encourage interdisciplinary engagement, it is our intention to create the possibility of starting dialogues between the parallel events running during this conference. Delegates are welcome to attend up to two sessions in each of the concurrent conferences. We also propose to produce cross-over sessions between these groups.

Important dates
Submission of abstracts for review: October 9, 2015
Notification of abstract acceptance: October 30, 2015
Submission of complete/full papers for Publication: November 14, 2015
Notification of full paper acceptance: December 15, 2015
Early registration: November 15, 2015
Final registration: December 10, 2015
Conceiving and finalizing the Conference program: November 25, 2015
Conference sessions: December 18-20, 2015

All full paper submissions are subject to a double blind peer review process. Accepted submissions will be published in Organisational Studies and Innovation Review (E-ISSN:2056-2256 and P-ISSN: 2059-2264) as one volume which will be available both online on conference website after one month of conference and limited hard copy during the conference on 18-20 of July to purchase. Papers should not be more than 3000 words (including all tables and bibliography). Please view author guideline: http://www.mbacademy.org.uk/index.php/aboutus-osir/osir-author-guidlines

Selected papers will be asked to be developed in order to be published in the JOSI (Journal of Organisational Studies and Innovation); JOSI is a double blind peer reviewed journal which publishes high quality articles, research papers, conceptual papers and case studies. If your paper is being selected for publication in our JOSI you would be asked to review your paper and submit the final version restricted to the word limit of 6000 (excluding tables, figures and bibliography) by 15th of January 2016 to journal@mbacademy.org.uk. There is no publication fee involved if the authors are fully registered for the conference.

Journal of Organisational Studies and Innovation is listed in the following academic databases and indexes: EBSCO Host, International Scientific Indexing, General Impact Factor (0.4326), SIS, DAIJ, ASI, DRJI.

Please Visit conference website: http://www.mbacademy.org.uk/index.php/conferences/london-dec-2015

For further details and news, please visit http://www.mbacademy.org.uk/ or follow us on https://www.facebook.com/MBAcadem

Enquiries: alireza@mbacademy.org.uk

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International Conference on Global Economic Growth and Sustainability @SDM IMD, Mysore



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Dear Professor, 

Greetings from Shri Dharmathala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysore, INDIA! 

We take immense pleasure in inviting papers for the International Conference on Global Economic Growth and Sustainability: Prospects and Challenges scheduled on November 20-21 (Friday & Saturday), 2015.

Salient feature of the International Conference on Global Economic Growth and Sustainability: Prospects and Challenges- November 20 & 21, 2015 are: 

  • Technical Sessions from some of the most distinguished members representing Corporate India and Academia from prominent Institutions of international repute.
  • Publication opportunities –

(a)   All papers registered and presented in the conference will be published in the form of E-Book (Compendium of Papers in CD) bearing an ISBN:  978-93-83302-12-3. 

(b)    Select papers emerging out of double-blind review process will be published as a Special Issue in Annamalai University's Annamalai International Journal of Business Studies and Research bearing ISSN: 0975-749X (indexed in EBSCO, Cabell's Directory, Ulrich Periodicals, ISI etc.).

We invite you to learn in detail about the International Economics Conference 2015 by visiting the link below (mobile friendly for smart phones) 

http://sdmimd.ac.in/ecoconference2015/

Kindly make note of the following Important Dates applicable in respect of the Conference.

Abstract

 August 31, 2015

Full-Paper

 October 15, 2015

Registration

 November 5, 2015

Conference

 November 20 &21, 2015

Please make all your submissions only to: economicsconference2015@sdmimd.ac.in

The Conference Organizing Committee takes pleasure in inviting our esteemed members from the academia and corporate fraternity to participate in the deliberations by submitting Research papers and Case studies. Contributions seeking to expand the frontiers of knowledge surrounding the theme  Global Economic Growth and Sustainability, are particularly welcome.

The Conference Brochure is attached herewith for your perusal.

Looking forward to welcoming you for the Conference!


Warm regards,


Dr. B. Venkatraja


Conference Chair
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD)
No-1 Chamundi Hill Road, Siddharthanagar
Mysore - 570011. Karnataka, INDIA
Tel: +91-821-2429722, Extn: 1100 
Mobile: +91-9480342652
Email:  
economicsconference2015@sdmimd.ac.in


GRABS AWARDS 2015

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

GRABS AWARDS 2015

 

Warm Greetings!!

 

GRABS Educational Charitable Trust invites applications for GRABS Awards 2015 in various categories from academicians/researchers from all over the world. The purpose of this award is to recognize the meritorious services of outstanding Teachers/Professors/Researchers working in Schools, Colleges, Universities and Research Institutions. The last date for receipt of completed applications is September 30, 2015. The award function will be held in the second week of November 2015 in Chennai. Award recipients who are unable to attend the function will receive their awards after the function. The award shall consist of a trophy carrying the winner's name, a certificate in the winner's name indicating the award category.

 

Eligible Categories:

Ø  School Teachers, College Professors, Researchers, Registered Ph.D. scholars, School/College Principals;

Ø  Scouts & guides, NSS, NCC, YRC coordinators;

Ø  Physical education trainers;

Ø  Yoga and Karate Instructors, Dance teachers, Art & craft teachers, etc.;

Ø  Sportspersons, medal winners in district/state/national/international sporting events;

Ø  School/College counselors and guidance professionals, psychologists;

Ø  Dancers, musicians; and

Ø  Social workers. 

The recipients of the awards will be selected by the Award Committee. The GRABS Award recipient is required to be a member of GRABS for the duration of the GRABS Award Program. However, prior membership is not a requirement for award applicants.

 

Best Teacher Award: Teachers/ Professors working at schools/Colleges/Universities are welcome to apply for the Best Teacher Award. They must have at least four (4) years teaching experience.

 

Best Researcher Award:  Applicants for this award must have registered for his/her Ph.D in any branches of Sciences and Social Sciences (enclose a copy of the registration).  They should have published at least five research papers in refereed National/International journals.

 

Best Research Supervisor Award: Applicants for this award must have a minimum fifteen years of experience in teaching and/or research in an academic / research position equivalent to Assistant Professor at the University, College or Accredited Research Institution with evidence of published work and a minimum 8 publications as books and / or research /policy papers. Having experience in conducting training programmes, supervised more than 8 students for Ph.D.

 

The application form can be downloaded from the GRABS Educational Charitable Trust website www.grabstrust.com

 

The application form duly filled in all respects with copies of necessary documents must reach The Secretary, GRABS Educational Charitable Trust, 21/12, 8th Street, Bakthavachalam Nagar, Nanganallur, Chennai- 600114, Tamil Nadu, India on or before 30-09-2015.

 

Please also pass this on to your friends and colleagues whom you feel may be interested.

 

Thanking you and with warm regards,

 

G R A B S Educational Charitable Trust

ISO 9001:2008 Certified

New No.21, Old No.12, 8th Street, Bakthavachalam Nagar,

Nanganallur, Chennai-600 114, Tamil Nadu, India.   

website: www.grabstrust.com   

Email   : grabsect@gmail.com


Wednesday, August 12, 2015

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Science Studies

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Science Studies - ICISSS 2015 (Cambridge) - Call for Papers

Date : 19th -21st October 2015
Venue: University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Planning is now in hand for 2nd International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Science Studies - ICISSS 2015 (Cambridge), which, as you may know, will be held in University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, on 19-21 October 2015.

Conference Website: http://icisss.flelearning.co.uk/icisss
Call for Papers Link: http://icisss.flelearning.co.uk/icisss/call-for-papers
Other FLE Events Link: http://www.flelearning.co.uk

Research and discussion on key interdisciplinary social science issues affecting anthropology, communication, economics, education, geography, history, law, linguistics, political science, psychology and sociology are encouraged in this conference. The deadline for proposals is 14th September 2015 by which all interested participants are required to submit a provisional title, a short abstract (300-500 words) and an indication of your willingness to participate in the conference. We also highly encourage doctorate (PhD) and postgraduate students to present their research proposal or literature review or findings or issues in this conference with a very special registration fees. Case studies, abstracts of research in progress, as well as full research papers will be considered for the conference program for presentation purposes.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding abstract/paper submission. Please forward this announcement to your colleagues and students who may be interested. We look forward to seeing you in Cambridge.

With best wishes,

FLE Learning
Conference Division
T: 0044 131 463 7007
F: 0044 131 608 0239
E: submit@flelearning.co.uk
W: www.flelearning.co.uk

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

AERC Gujarat- Advertisement for Deputy Director position

Ref. No. AERC/1.9/336/2015, August 10, 2015   

 

 

Sub.: Recruitment Advertisement for one vacant position of Deputy Director/Associate Professor in AERC

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Greetings from AERC, Vallabh Vidyanagar!

Kindly find attached herewith recruitment advertisement for one vacant position of Deputy Director/Associate Professor (01) in AERC, SPU, Vallabh Vidyanagar.  The last date of receipt of filled-in prescribed application (in MS Word format) by email (director.aerc@gmail.com) as well as a print copy of application with necessary documents and enclosures to this office is September  30, 2015.

 

Those candidates who have applied last time [(Advt. No. AERC/01/DD-ReAdvt/2015 and No. AERC/01/DD-ReAdvt/2015 (Ext)] in prescribed format with processing fees, need not to apply again, but they can submit additional qualification and experience, if any, earned till last date of submission of application.

Candidate desirous of taking this assignment on deputation is welcome.

I request kindly to bring it to the notice of eligible candidates and also put up on your notice board for wide publicity.

 

Thanking you and with regards,

 

Yours faithfully,

 

(S. S. Kalamkar)

 

Encl.: as above






Monday, August 10, 2015

European Conference on Social and Behavioral Sciences

European Conference on Social and Behavioral Sciences
3rd to 6th February 2016
Paris, France

Abstract Submission Deadline: November 16, 2015

International Association of Social Science Research, Georgia Southern University, USA and University of L'Aquila, Italy are pleased to invite you to participate in IX. European Conference on Social and Behavioral Sciences to be held in Paris, France. The conference venue will be held in Magic Circus Hotel at Disneyland, Paris. We believe IX. European Conference on Social and Behavioral Sciences will be an important and meaningful event, bringing together scholars from all over the world and contributing to a better understanding of changes and challenges in the social sciences. We look forward to welcoming you to Paris in February 2016!

Enquiries: conference@iassr.org
Web address: http://iassr.org/


Saturday, August 8, 2015

ARCHTHEO '15 / V. Theory of Architecture Conference

ARCHTHEO '15 / IX. Theory and History of Architecture Conference

ARCHTHEO '15 / IX. Theory and History of Architecture Conference Series will focus on the relationship of 'Architecture and Criticism' as an internal part of architectural theory. DAKAM's ARCHTHEO will be held between November 5-7, 2015.

The first of the theory of architecture conference series ARCHTHEO has been held since at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University focusing on the possibility of the theory without the backing of the practice or built environment. The title was, therefore, "Theory for the Sake of the Theory" in an emphatic fashion. In 2012, the discussion centered on the Living and space, the main has been chosen as "House&Home' in particular. ARCHTHEO '13 focused on the two leading roles in architecture, the architect and the so-called 'user' and 'Creativity, Autonomy and Function' has proved to be fruitful discussion theme. Last year, 'Architecture and Text' has been discussed. The conferences, which has the focus on history rather than theory has started even earlier, in 2010. Architecture and Media, Architecture and Art, Interactions in the History, Architecture and Politics have the main themes of the events.
Since 2011, a total of 424 presentations by scholars from different places of the world has been hosted by ARCHTHEO Conferences and nine proceedings and a book of selected papers has been published.
ARCHTHEO is a multi-track conference. Architecture and Criticisim is the main topic of the event, but other topics listed below will also be included in the conference program.

KEYNOTES

JOHAN MARTELIUS
Architect and architectural historian, since 1993 professor of History of Architecture at the Royal Technical University in Stockholm, but from 2015 director of the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul. His interests and publications largely concern the formation of architectural culture across long time spans and wide geographical exchanges. In this context he has edited a Swedish translation of Vitruvius De architectura, but also published variously on Ottoman and Islamic architecture. His latest publication, as editor and co-author, is titled Swedish Grace. The forgotten modern (2015). Its topic is Swedish neo-classical architecture of the 1910s and 1920s.

BULENT TANJU
He was born in 1964, in Istanbul. He graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Department of Architecture in 1998. He took his M.arch degree from Istanbul Technical University in 1991. He also received his Ph.D. from the same university. He has taught architectural history and theory courses at MIT. His major field of research is modern art, architecture, architecture in Turkey. Bülent Tanju has been the dean of the Graduate Program in Mardin Artuklu University, Department of Architecture

ARDA INCEOGLU
Received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from ITU faculty of Architecture; Masters of Architecture degree from NCSU College of Design and his PhD degree from ITU at 1999. Promoted to full Professorship in ITU at 2012. Taught architectural design studios and architectural theory courses at ITU between 1992 – 2012 and at NCSU College of Design between 2001-2002 and 2013-2014. Joined MEF University at 2014 and worked to establish the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture as the founding Dean.

TANSEL KORKMAZ
Korkmaz has many publications to her credit, which include articles that deal with architectural styles, urbanization, and recent architecture; and interviews on architects and their projects.
Korkmaz has participated in conferences and seminars at various universities and in workshops both in Turkey and abroad. Since 2001 she has been giving several coursesat Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Communication.

PUBLICATION
All submitted papers are subject to double blind peer review. Conference proceedings are going to be available on DVD as e-book and DAKAM's digital library with an ISBN number before the conference and will be sent to be reviewed for inclusion in the "Thomson & Reuters Web of Science's Conference Proceedings Citation Index" (CPCI) and Google Scholars.

AGENDA
Deadline for Abstract Submission: August 21, 2015
Deadline for registration: Sep 18, 2015
Deadline for full papers submission: Sep 25, 2015

THEMES
TRACK 01: ARCHITECTURE AND CRITICISM
Criticism
Commenting on Space
Book and architecture
Fiction and Architecture
TRACK 02: ARCHITECTURE AND CRITICAL APPROACHES
(This track is connected to the Critical Approaches Research Direction of DAKAM)
TRACK 03: EVERYDAY LIFE AND SPACE
(This track is connected to the Everyday Life Research Direction of DAKAM)
TRACK 04: LIVING AND ARCHITECTURE / SEQUAL TO 'HOUSE & HOME' DISCUSSIONS
Historical Perspectives
Social Perspectives
Theoretical Perspectives- Definitions and role of "House" as a theoretical discussion
TRACK 05: AUTONOMY AND ARCHITECTURE / SEQUAL TO 'CREATIVITY, AUTONOMY, FUNCTION' DISCUSSIONS
Creativity
Autonomy
Function
(This track is connected to the Critical Approaches Research Direction of DAKAM)
http://www.archtheoconference.net/#!call-for-papers/c14sd

VENUE
The conference will be held at Cezayir Meeting Halls.
http://www.cezayir-istanbul.com/en/index.php
Hayriye Caddesi 12, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Cezayir building was built in 1901 as a school by the Italian Workers' Society. The building, with its 2005 renovation, has been transformed into a landmark establishment serving under the Cezayir Garden, Cezayir Lounge and Cezayir Rooms brands on its three floors. Housing a restaurant, a lounge, a bar and meeting rooms as well as providing a wide range of cultural events in its halls.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
The scientific committee consists of significant scholars, such as
Prof. Dr. Aydan BALAMIR, Middle East Technical University
Prof. Dr. Aylâ Fatma ANTEL, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Prof. Dr. Axel SOWA, RWTH Aachen University
Prof. Bart LOOTSMA, Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck
Prof. Dr. Gülsüm BAYDAR, Yasar University
Prof. Dr. Ömür BARKUL, Yildiz Technical University
Prof. Dr. Sengül ÖYMEN GÜR, Beykent University
Patrick WEBER, UCL, Storp-Weber-Architecture
Associate Professor Füsun SECER KARIPTAS, Haliç University
Associate Professor Gökçeçiçek SAVASIR, Dokuz Eylül University
Associate Professor Leyla ALPAGUT, Abant Izzet Baysal University
Associate Professor Nese GÜRALLAR, Gazi University
Associate Professor Özen EYÜCE, Bahcesehir University
Associate Professor Dr. Emine GÖRGÜL, Istanbul Technical University
Associate Professor Derya ELMALI SEN, Karadeniz Technical University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ahmet SEZGIN, Mef University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Efe DUYAN, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Elvan Gökçe ERKMEN, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ismet OSMANOGLU, Trakya University
Asst Prof. Dr. Margarida BRITO ALVES, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Asst. Prof. Dr. Nilay Ünsal GULMEZ, Bahçesehir University
Asst. Professor Dr. Paola ARDIZZOLA, Antalya International University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Sophia VYZOVITI, University of Thessaly
Asst. Prof. Dr. Suna ÇAGAPTAY, Bahcesehir University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Sebnem UZUNARSLAN, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Dr. Susana ABREU, Universidade do Porto, Department of Philosophy
Macarena DE LA VEGA, Teaching Assistant at the University of Canberra


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
You can submit your abstract by entering the online registration system at http://www.archtheoconference.net/#!registration/mainPage

Enquiries: info@archtheoconference.net

Friday, August 7, 2015

Fwd: 2015 International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Learning - Fall Session (ICEPL 2015-Fall)


2015 International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Learning - Fall Session (ICEPL 2015-Fall)
10th to 12th November 2015
Nagoya, Japan

Dear Colleague,

The 2015 International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Learning - Fall Session (ICEPL 2015-Fall) is to be held at the Nagoya Congress Center, Nagoya, JAPAN, on November 10-12, 2015. The aim of this conference is to provide a platform which focuses on certain important topics of Education, Psychology, and Learning. Detailed information about the conference can be found on the official website. We sincerely invite your participation for this event. Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISSN reference, on CD-ROM support.

Conference Website: http://iainst.org/2015/ICEPL/
Online Submission: http://iainst.org/2015/ICEPL/PaperSubmission.html
Enquiries: ICEPL.Fall@gmail.com
Submission Deadline: August 30, 2015

Sincerely yours,

Secretariat of ICEPL 2015-Fall
http://iainst.org/2015/ICEPL/


Global Conference on Economics and Management Science 2015 (GEMS2015)

GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 2015 (GEMS2015)

CONFERENCE DATES: 12TH & 13TH OCTOBER 2015
VENUE: BAYVIEW BEACH RESORT PENANG HOTEL, MALAYSIA

The GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 2015 (GEMS 2015) focuses on the complex interconnection between economics and management science.t. This conference provides a platform for researchers, academicians and students to present, debate and exchange ideas on issues relevant to the conference's focus. GEMS 2015 – undeniably – is also an opportunity for researchers and enthusiasts to build and expand network with their fellow counterparts!

GEMS 2015 was planned with the following objectives in mind:

- To provide a platform for researchers, academicians and students to share and exchange ideas on economics and management science.
- To advance the scholarship in the studies on the roles of economics and management science in community development and sustainability.

IMPORTANT DATE:
Abstract Submission Due
SEPTEMBER 10th, 2015 Submit abstract here
Full paper Submission Deadline:SEPTEMBER 25th, 2015
Submit your full paper to gems.kokisdar@kuis.edu.my
Full paper Acceptance Notification:September 15th, 2015
Early-bird Fee until: 15 July 2015
Presentation Schedule 1st draft:September 30th, 2015
Conference dates: 12th & 13th October 2015
Venue: Bayview Beach Resort Penang Hotel, Malaysia

Submit Abstract: http://worldconferences.net/gems/submit-abstract
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Enquiries: gems.kokisdar@kuis.edu.my
Web address: http://worldconferences.net/gems/

GEMS 2015 Conference Secretariat is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the conference!
The focus will be on the connection between management science and community development. The secretariat invites theoretical and empirical papers, case studies and conceptual frameworks – in ENGLISH OR MALAY – which address the conference's sub-themes:

Cooperative economics and development
Human capital management
Accounting
Economics
Halal industry
E-Commerce
Business Studies
Entrepreneurship
Business and commercial laws
Strategic management
Actuarial science
Insurance and Takaful
Marketing
Intellectual property management
Branding
Leadership and governance
Sustainable development
Crisis and disaster management
Market equity
Banking
Capital resources and finance
Corporate social responsibility management
Management policies and practices
Training
Sports industry
Tourism and hospitality industries
Cottage industry
Small-and-medium enterprise (SME)
Shariah compliance and audit
Islamic finance
Business informatics and ICT
Consumer behavior

E-Commerce Business and strategic management Entrepreneurship Business and commercial laws Strategic management Actuarial science Insurance and Takaful Marketing Intellectual property management Branding Leadership and governance Sustainable development Crisis and disaster management Market equityBankingCapital resources and finance Corporate social responsibility management Management policies and practices TrainingSports industry Tourism and hospitality industries Cottage industry Small-and-medium enterprise (SME)Shariah compliance and audit Islamic finance Business informatics and ICT Consumer behaviour

Papers in the area of Economics and Management Sciences which are not mention above are accepted. Papers which extend beyond the above themes will also be considered. For your paper to be considered for conference presentation, please submit your abstract.

Hope to see you at GEMS 2015!

Submit Abstract: http://worldconferences.net/gems/submit-abstract

All accepted papers at GEMS 2015 conference are reviewed and will be published in the GEMS 2015 conference e-proceeding with an e-ISBN number: e-ISBN: 978-967-0792-XX-X. The papers will be available in our website and other open source academic site (i.e RePec,Google Scholar) for a wider view. All presenters will get the papers in digital version (pen drive form).
The proceeding too, will be submitted to Google Scholars for Indexing.

A selection of the good and quality of GEMS 2015 proceeding papers will be considered for inclusion for publication in the internationally reviewed GEMS official e-journal; The Global Conference on Economics and Management Science with an e-ISSN: XXXX-XXXX

Submit Abstract: http://worldconferences.net/gems/submit-abstract
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Enquiries: gems.kokisdar@kuis.edu.my
Web address: http://worldconferences.net/gems/
Sponsored by: WorldConferences.net
http://worldconferences.net/home/

APSec2015 - The Asia-Pacific Conference on Security and International Relations

The final deadline to submit your abstract to the Inaugural Asia-Pacific Conference on Security and International Relations 2015 is August 15, 2015.

Held at the Art Center of Kobe from October 15-17, join us as we discuss this year's conference theme, "Power" in an international, interdisciplinary and intercultural setting.

To submit an abstract for presentation or participate as an audience member, please visit the website or contact us for more information.

Submit an abstract: http://iafor.org/cfp
Visit the conference website: http://iafor.org/conferences/apsec2015/
Enquiries: apsec@iafor.org

Join us for presentations from:

Professor Reinhard Drifte
APSec2015 Keynote Speaker
University of Newcastle, Australia

After receiving his PhD from the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Bochum in 1979, Reinhard Drifte was Research Fellow at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, then until 1987 Assistant Director for Regional Security Studies at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.
Following his role in the IISS, Reinhard Drifte had a Visiting Fellowship at St Antony`s College in Oxford, and then held from 1989 until 2002 the Chair of Japanese Studies at the University of Newcastle, and was concurrently Director of the Newcastle East Asia Centre. He is now Professor Emeritus in the University and Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute, London.
Reinhard Drifte has published numerous books and articles on Japanese foreign and security policy, as well as on security issues in Northeast Asia. He has taught widely in Asia and Europe, and is a member of various academic associations including the British Association for Japanese Studies and the Kokusai Mondai Kenkyujo (Tokyo). His current research centres on Japanese-Chinese relations, notably the disputes in the East China Sea.


Dr. Craig Mark
APSec2015 Featured Speaker
Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan

Craig Mark is an Associate Professor in the School of International Studies at Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, a post he has held since 2012, and also teaches in the School of Law and Politics. His main areas of teaching and research are in Foreign Policy, International Security, and Australian Politics. Previously he has been a lecturer in International and Australian Politics at both Macquarie University, and the University of New South Wales. Dr Mark is the author of The Causes of Intrastate War and Blainey's Hypothesis; Contemporary Issues in Australian Politics Reader. He is also a contributor to The Conversation and Business Spectator. BA (Hons), MA (The Australian National University), PhD (University of New South Wales).

Visit our speakers page for more details: http://iafor.org/apsec2015-speakers/


***Join IAFOR at APSec2015 to:

-Deliver your own research findings to a global audience
-Have your work published in the conference proceedings and considered for peer-reviewed, open access IAFOR Journals
-Benefit from IAFOR's interdisciplinary focus by hearing the latest research in the field of Security & International Relations
-Participate in a truly international, interdisciplinary and intercultural event
-Participate in interactive audience sessions
-Access international networking opportunities

-Discounts on registration fees are available for those able to pay registration fees early. Please see the registration page for details:
http://iafor.org/apsec2015-registration

***Conference Theme: "Power"

The conference theme for APSec2015 is "Power", and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

Submissions are organized in to the following thematic streams:

International Relations Theory
Strategy and Warfare
Terrorism and Counterinsurgency
Human & Environmental Security
Nonproliferation and Arms Control
Espionage and Intelligence
Intervention, Peacekeeping and the Responsibility to Protect
International Law
Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
International Institutions: IGOs, RGOs, & NGOs
International Political Economy and Globalization
International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

Please see the call for papers page for more details:
http://iafor.org/apsec2015-call-for-papers/

IAFOR looks forward to welcoming you to Kobe, Japan.


***About IAFOR and its events

IAFOR welcomes thousands of academics to our conferences each year, which range in size from around 100 to in excess of 500 attendees. They do so because of the supportive and nurturing research environment, because of the unique networking opportunities, and because of the strength of the organization's platform.

Our conferences are meticulously planned and programmed under the direction of prominent academics to ensure that they offer programs of the highest level, and are also quite unique in the way in which they are supported by some of the world's leading academic institutions, including the University of London (UK), Virginia Tech (USA), Monash University (Australia), Barcelona University (Spain), Waseda University (Japan), the National Institute of Education (Singapore), and The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKSAR).

IAFOR's credibility has enabled it to become a genuine pioneer, and has grown to be the most respected and trusted organization encouraging international, intercultural and interdisciplinary study. The organization is a formative influence in providing new research avenues and visionary development solutions necessary in our rapidly emerging globalized world.

We welcome you to engage in this expanding global academic community of individuals and network of institutions, and look forward to seeing you at one of our future events, as we look forward to breaking new ground, together.

To learn more about IAFOR - http://iafor.org

Academic posts available at Vi core university member in Mauritius - Deadline: August 14

Dear Vi friends,

Virtual Institute core member, the University of Mauritius is looking to fill short term posts for Visiting Professors and Visiting Associate Professors.

The areas to be covered are:

  • Law:
    • Financial Services Law
    • Law of Evidence
    • Taxation and Revenue Law
  • Mechanical and Production Engineering
  • Neuro-Anatomy and/or Neurology
  • Marine Engineering & ICT
  • Environmental/Agro Biotechnology
  • Software Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Economic Modeling/Applied Econometrics

The application letter and all supporting documents, duly signed and scanned, should be sent to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius at visitingprof@uom.ac.mu, no later than August 14.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

I hope you find this information useful and that you will circulate widely among your professional contacts.

Best regards,

Susana Olivares
Virtual Institute
UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Division on Globalization and Development Strategies
Palais des Nations
1211 Geneva 10 - Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 917 5823 Fax: +41-22 917 0050
Web: http://vi.unctad.org


INTED2016 (10th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference)

INTED2016 (10th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference)
7th, 8th and 9th of March, 2016.
Valencia, Spain
Deadline for Abstracts Submission: December, 3rd, 2015 (included)
Abstract submission: http://inted2016.org/online_submission
Website: http://inted2016.org

OVERVIEW
INTED2016, the 10th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference will be held in Valencia (Spain), on the 7th, 8th and 9th of March, 2016.

INTED is one of the largest international education conference for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. After 10 years, it has become a reference event where more than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies, educational innovations and experiences in technology and development.

INTED is more than a conference, it is an ideal platform for strategic international networking. The best place to present your innovations and projects about education and technology.

TOP 5 REASONS TO ATTEND INTED2016
- Present your projects and experiences in one of the largest international conferences on education
- Interact with international educators and technologist for future cooperation
- Meet 700 participants from more than 80 countries
- Learn about education innovations and strategies in 70+ thematic sessions
- Publish your paper in INTED2016 Proceedings that will be reviewed for their inclusion the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index (past editions included)

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
There will be 3 presentation formats: Oral, Poster or Virtual.
You can submit your abstract proposals until December 3rd, 2015 (included)
Abstracts should be submitted online at http://inted2016.org/online_submission

PUBLICATIONS
INTED2016 Proceedings will be produced with all the accepted abstracts and papers. This ISBN publication will be sent to be reviewed for its inclusion in the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Previous editions were already included in ISI CPCI.
All accepted contributions will be indexed in Google Scholar and in the IATED Digital Library to form part of our database of innovative projects in Education and Technology.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES
- Abstract Submission Deadline: December 3rd, 2015 (included)
- Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: December 28th, 2015 (included)
- Final Paper Submission Deadline: January 21st, 2016 (included)
- Registration deadline for authors: January 21st, 2016 (included)

VENUE
In addition to your professional experience in INTED2016, you will have the occasion to visit Valencia.
Valencia is a city to enjoy, to walk and to discover. It has a large cultural and leisure offer. Its old and modern architecture, excellent weather, golden sandy beaches, large natural parks and tasty gastronomy will make your stay unforgettable.
Also, Valencia is a very accessible city. From Madrid, you can take a high-speed train that will bring you to the centre of the city in less than one and a half hour.
Come and live this unique experience at INTED2016!

Enquiries: inted2016@iated.org
Website: http://inted2016.org

International Conference on 21st Century Education 2015

Dear Colleague:

We have many critical issues facing education in the 21st century. However, developing a plan to take education in the right direction is easier said than done. Come join an international conversation on the latest research and developments on how to best prepare citizens for work and life in the 21st century. The 21st Century Academic Forum, in collaboration with the Higher Colleges of Technology, invites you to the 2015 International Conference on 21st Century Education. We encourage researchers, educators, policymakers, and other stakeholders to contribute to this important discussion on 21st century education in Dubai 13-15 November 2015.

Conference Venue: Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Men's College (Academic City, Dubai, UAE)

Organizers: 21st Century Academic Forum and the Higher Colleges of Technology

Conference Theme: Learning by Doing: Preparing 21st Century Citizens for Work and Life

Conference Homepage: http://www.21caf.org/ic21ce-2015.html

Enquiries: info@21caf.org

Ways of Participating:

- Oral Presentation: 25 minutes
- Poster Presentation: 3 hours (held on November 14th from the a.m. coffee break through lunch)
- Absentee Presentation: For those who are unable to join us in Dubai, we offer you the opportunity to participate as an Absentee Presenter. Absentee Presenters can: submit their narrated PPT to publish on our YouTube channel, have their abstract printed in the Conference Program Book, and have their paper published in the Conference Proceedings
- Non-Presenter (Listener): For those interested in attending to participate in the various presentation sessions.

Value Added Opportunities:

The 21st Century Academic Forum has a new initiative called the Research Support Program (RSP) that allows researchers to attend free workshops on general research skills, as well as on presentation and academic writing skills. Our team of volunteers will lead workshops and work with individuals on a one-on-one basis to assist in developing his/her academic research skills. We hope that relationships will be forged at the conference that will continue on well after the conclusion of the Dubai conference.

IC21CE 2015 participants will also be able to attend the International Conference on Language Learning and Teaching (ICLLT 2015), which is held in parallel with IC21CE 2015. The aim of the ICLLT conference is to explore the latest developments in language learning instruction and assessment. For more information on the ICLLT conference, please visit the ICLLT conference homepage: http://www.21caf.org/icllt-2015.html

Presentation Topic Tracks:

Please visit the Call for Proposals page of our website for an extensive list of presentation topic tracks: http://www.21caf.org/ic21ce-2015-cfp.html

Abstract Submission:

Abstracts are peer-reviewed by our Conference Committee. Authors are invited to submit their abstracts in English through our Online Submission System until the final deadline of September 21, 2015. The Conference Committee reviews abstract proposals on a rolling basis and authors will typically receive a decision within two weeks of his/her submission.

Paper Publication Opportunities:

All papers that meet the requirements set by the editorial board of the 21st Century Academic Forum's Conference Proceedings will be published in our online Conference Proceedings (ISSN: 2330-1236). Papers must be submitted for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings by February 15, 2016. We purposely set the deadline for papers three months following the conference with the rationale that authors should use the feedback they receive at the conference in crafting the final draft of their paper.

The Conference Proceedings will be published on May 16, 2016. The Conference Proceedings editorial board in turn works with the editors of our peer-reviewed International Journal of 21st Century Education (ISSN 2330-1244) to select papers for possible publication. An editor of The International Journal of 21st Century Education will contact selected authors and begin the editing process to publish issues of the journal based on a thematic basis.

We look forward to a diverse group of people from around the world to gather in Dubai to discuss the many critical issues facing education in the 21st century. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions or requests.


Best regards,

21st Century Academic Forum
Higher Colleges of Technology
Enquiries: info@21caf.org

IISES - 20th International Academic Conference, Madrid

IISES - 20th International Academic Conference, Madrid
6th to 9th October 2015
Madrid, Spain

The International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences invites you to participate in 20th International Academic Conference to be held in October 6 - 9, 2015 in Ayre Grand Hotel Colon, Madrid, Spain.

Enquiries: info@iises.net
Web address:
http://www.iises.net/current-conferences/academic/20th-international-academic-conference-madrid
Sponsored by: IISES

International Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS-2015) Nov. 25-26, 2015 Paris (France)

International Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS-2015) Nov. 25-26, 2015 Paris (France)
25th to 26th November 2015
Paris, France

New Papers/Abstracts/Posters Submissions: August 9, 2015 (please see http://blss.eaamp.org/ for details)

The conference is being organized under the patronage of Marketing Learning & Research Department, La Rochelle Business School, France. The Proceedings of the Conference will be published by Emirates Research Publishing (ERPUB). Each Paper will be assigned DOI number from CROSSREF. The papers will be published in the hardcopy of Proceedings as well as conference CD with ISBN number and the same will be provided at the time of the conference. Later, the Proceedings of the conferences will be submitted to ISI Thomson/SCOPUS for review and possible indexing.
Paper Page Limit: Regular Papers: 8 pages

Topics of interest for submission include any topics on Banking and Business Management and related topics:
-Arts and Humanities
-English
-Art History
-Language
-Linguistics
-Literature
-Music
-Philosophy
-Politics
-Culture
-Psychology
-Religious Studies
-Social Sciences
-Sociology
SUBMISSION METHODS

1. Electronic Submission System; (.doc/.docx/.pdf formats): http://eaamp.org/paper_submission.php
OR
2. Email: ed@eaamp.org

The template can be downloaded using the link: Conference Paper Template DOWNLOAD (.doc): http://erpub.org/ckfinder/userfiles/files/ERPUB%20Template(3).doc

One Excellent Paper will be selected from each oral session. The Certificate for Excellent Papers will be awarded after each session of the conference

VENUE (Confirmed)
Wilson room
Canadian House of City universitaire de Paris
(Maison des Etudiants Canadiens)
Address: 31 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France
Phone:+33 1 40 78 67 00


Enquiries: ed@eaamp.org
Web address: http://blss.eaamp.org/
Sponsored by: Emirates Association of Arts and Management Professionals

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Fwd: 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research (APCCR-2015)

1st Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research (APCCR-2015)
3rd and 4th of October 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Venue: Arena Star Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Theme: Research For Competitive Advantage
www.apiar.org.au

ISBN: 978-0-9943656-9-9

1st Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research (APCCR-2015) will be held on 3rd and 4th of October 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The main theme of this conference is 'Research For Competitive Advantage'. Accordingly, the conference will cover Business, Social Sciences, Education and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) disciplines. Internationally-recognized scholars will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices.

The 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research (APCCR-2015) will be the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental and applied Business, Social Sciences, Information and Communication Technology, and Education. The conference will bring together leading researchers, academics, consultants, scholars, practitioners and research students from their respective domains of interest around the world.

Business: Accounting, Strategic Finance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Strategic Management, Strategic Marketing, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Performance Management, Recruitment and Selection, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, International Business, Globalisation, Corporate Social Responsibility, E-business/E-commerce, Integrated Marketing Communication and Relationship Marketing.

Social Sciences: Anthropology, Archaeology, Area Studies, Cultural and Ethnic Studies, Communication Studies, Gender and Sexuality studies, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, International Relations, Development Studies, Population Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Corporate Governance, Cross-Cultural Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Public Administration, Philosophy, Women's Studies, Religious Studies and Social Welfare Studies.

Education: Theory of Education, Assertive and Assistive Educational Technology, Comparative Education, Counselling, Cultural Literacy, Curriculum Studies, Distance Education, Early Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Planning and Practice, Educational Psychology, Education and Public Policy, Educational Research and Statistics, E-learning, Health Education, Tertiary Education, Innovative Education, Information and Library Science, International Exchange Programs, Language Education, Liberal Education, Mathematics Education, Medical Education, Physical Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Special Education and Technology Education.

Information and Communication Technology: Advanced IT Bio/Medical Engineering, Bioinformatics and applications, Business and Information Systems, Cloud computing, Convergence in Information Technology Security, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Digital convergence, Electronic Commerce, Business and Management, Grid and Cloud Computing, Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents, Hardware and Software Design, Health and Medical Informatics, Hybrid information technology, Intelligent communications and networks, IT-based Convergence Technology and Service, Multimedia convergence, Smart Card and RFID Technologies, Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, Social and Business Aspects of Convergence IT, Ubiquitous Computing and Embedded Systems, Recent Trends in Computing and Information technology.

Important Dates:

Abstract / Paper submission opens - 01 June 2015
Abstract / Full paper submission deadline - 24 July 2015
Acceptance notification - 01 August 2015
Early bird registration deadline - 07 August 2015
Regular registration deadline - 15 August 2015
Conference dates - 3 - 4 October 2015

Special Attractions:

Some of the accepted papers (i.e., high standard) will be published without any extra fees in the following journals:

Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies (APJABSS, ISBN : 978-0-9943656-7-5)
Asia Pacific Journal of Contemporary Education and Communication Technology (APJCECT, ISBN : 978-0-9943656-8-2)

All of the paper presenters will receive a 25 per cent discount when presenting their papers at our third conference, which will be held in Melbourne, Australia on 8–9 February 2016. Meanwhile, we are looking forward to seeing you in Kuala Lumpur in October 2015.

Publish with 'B' ranked Journals:

In a venture to reinforce its support to academics and researchers, Asia-Pacific Institute of Advanced Research (APIAR)is pleased to inform you of a new agreement to publish high-quality conference articles in the following two journals:

- International Journal of Web Based Communities (ISSN: 1741-8216)
- International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning (ISSN: 1741-5055)

All conference articles from 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research (APCCR-2015) will be checked against the rigorous criteria set by these two journals, and articles meeting the requirements will be published in special issues of the journals.

Thank You.

Kind Regards,

John Taylor
APCCR Secretariat

Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research (APIAR)
Suite 1A Level 2
802 Pacific Highway
Gordon NSW 2072
Australia

Enquiries: info@apiar.org.au
Web address: http://apiar.org.au
Sponsored by: Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Job opportunity

Interested candidates can get in touch with Ram Fishman (rfishman@email.gwu.edu) and David S. Blakeslee (davidsblakeslee@gmail.com).


Researcher sought for 1 year position (potentially extendable), working with an inter-disciplinary faculty group from GWU, NYUAD and ATREE on issues relating to rural livelihoods in Karnataka, migration, water and drought.

Work will involve extensive fieldwork, supervision of household surveys, and data cleaning and analysis. Previous experience in conducting fieldwork and empirical research, working with large data sets, familiarity with STATA, and proficiency in Kannada are all preferred. The position is open to both graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. We will make efforts to train candidates in advanced empirical research methods. Co-authorship of research papers is possible.

Best,
Durba
Fellow
ATREE


Sunday, August 2, 2015

Bullied, Bullies and Bystanders, Advancing Knowledge, Understanding and Practice in Education

Bullied, Bullies and Bystanders, Advancing Knowledge, Understanding and Practice in Education
9th to 10th June 2016
Dublin, Ireland

The aim of the conference is to provide an interface in which international scholars and practitioners can consider from both theoretical and empirical perspectives how to prevent and counteract bullying in all its forms.

Enquiries: helena.murphy@dcu.ie
Web address: http://www.bully.ie
Sponsored by: ABC National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre, Dublin City University, Ireland and The Norwegian Centre for Learning Environments and Behaviours, University of Stavanger, Norway.

Fwd: 2016 Humanities Conference: Nature at the Crossroads: New Directions for the Humanities in the Age of the Anthropocene - A Common Ground Conference

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, USA
8-11 June 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, posters, or colloquia are invited for the Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities held at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in Chicago, USA, 8-11 June 2016. Proposals are invited that address the humanities through one of the following categories:

Theme 1: Critical Cultural Studies
?Theme 2: Communications and Linguistics Studies
?Theme 3: Civic, Political, and Community Studies
Theme 4: Literary Humanities
Theme 5: Humanities Education

2016 SPECIAL FOCUS: 'Nature at the Crossroads: New Directions for the Humanities in the Age of the Anthropocene'

VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

If you are unable to attend the conference in person, you may present in a Virtual Poster session or a Virtual Lightning Talk. Virtual sessions enable participants to present work to a body of peers and to engage with colleagues from afar. As a virtual participant, presenters are scheduled in the formal program, have access to select conference content, can submit an article for peer review and possible publication, may upload an online presentation, and can enjoy Annual Membership to the community and subscriber access to the New Directions in the Humanities Collection.

NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES COLLECTION

All presenters are invited to submit written articles for publication to the fully refereed New Directions in the Humanities Collection. Articles may be submitted by in-person and virtual participants as well as community members.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

The current review period closing date for the latest round of submissions to the Call for Papers (a title and short abstract) is 11 September 2015. Please visit our website for more information on submitting your proposal, future deadlines, and registering for the conference.

For more information and to submit a proposal visit: http://thehumanities.com/chicagoconference-2016

Enquiries: conferencedirector@commongroundpublishing.com
Web address: http://thehumanities.com/chicagoconference-2016
Sponsored by: New Directions in the Humanities / Common Ground Publishing

HISTART '15 / III. History of Art Conference


HISTART '15 / III. History of Art Conference
HISTART '15 / III. History of Art Conference will be held on October 9-10, 2015. The conference will be coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center), organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions) and hosted by Cezayir Meeting Halls. The conference is aiming at fostering discussions on art and society in modern history.

HISTART '15 Call for Papers: Art and Society
The History of Art Conference aims to trace the path of the dialectic correlation between art and its influence by and upon the society within which it is formed. This correlation is predicated on the explicit relationship between art practice and society from earliest times to the present. During the conference, and within the context of exploring this relationship, well known periods and moments from the history of art will be brought to the agenda and new areas of interest that will be revealed by this perspective will be explored.

KEYNOTES
Prof. Christopher PINNEY
Christopher Pinney is an anthropologist and art historian. He is currently Professor of Anthropology and Visual Culture at University College London. From 2007-09 he was Visiting Crowe Professor in the Department of Art History at Northwestern. His research interests cover the art and visual culture of South Asia, with a particular focus on the history of photography and chromolithography in India. He has also worked on industrial labor and Dalit goddess possession.

PUBLICATION
All submitted papers are subject to double blind peer review. Conference proceedings are going to be available on DVD as e-book and DAKAM's digital library with an ISBN number before the conference and will be sent to be reviewed for inclusion in the "Thomson & Reuters Web of Science's Conference Proceedings Citation Index" (CPCI) and Google Scholars.
Selected papers presented at HISTART'15 are going to be published in "Art-Sanat Journal" and "Turkish Journal of Arts and Social Sciences".

AGENDA
Deadline for Abstract Submission: August 14, 2015
Deadline for registration: August 28, 2015
Deadline for full papers submission: Sep 4, 2015
MAIN THEMES
1. Society and Art
2. Politics and Art
3. Ideology and Art
4. Institutions and Art
http://www.histartconference.org/p/themes.html

VENUE
The conference will be held at Cezayir Meeting Halls.
http://www.cezayir-istanbul.com/en/index.php
Hayriye Caddesi 12, Galatasaray, Beyo?lu
Cezayir building was built in 1901 as a school by the Italian Workers' Society. The building, with its 2005 renovation, has been transformed into a landmark establishment serving under the Cezayir Garden, Cezayir Lounge and Cezayir Rooms brands on its three floors. Housing a restaurant, a lounge, a bar and meeting rooms as well as providing a wide range of cultural events in its halls.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
The scientific committee consists of significant scholars, such as
Prof. Dr. Engin Beksac-Trakya University, Department of Art History
Prof. Dr. Filiz Yeni?ehirlio?lu - Director of Vehbi Koç Ankara Studies Research Center of Koc University
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sercan Yand?m Ayd?n - Hacettepe University, Department of History of Art
Assist. Prof. Dr. Alptekin Yava?
Assist. Prof. Dr. Tuna ?are A?turk
Assoc. Prof.Dr.Elvan Topall? - Uluda? University, Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Art History
Assist. Prof. Dr. Seda Yavuz - Istanbul University Art History Department
Lecturer F?rat Arapo?lu Istanbul Kemerburgaz University

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