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MARCH 14-16, 2019

"The 19th century was a century of empires. The 20th century was a century of nation states. The 21st century will be a century of cities."    - Wellington E. Webb

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International Conference

Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, INDIA
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About The Conference

United Nations estimated that 70% of the people in the world would be living in urban areas by 2050 (88% in developed countries and 67% in developing countries). In India, the level of urbanization is expected to increase to 40.76% in 2030 from 31.2% in 2011. Cities are growing both in numbers and in size thus creating unprecedented demand for resources such as energy and water along with services like education, healthcare, transport, communication and sanitation. Cities are also driving the economic growth. Presently, the urban sector in India contributes around 70-75% to the GDP. This dependency of national economy on the urban sector will get stronger with increase in rate of urbanization and will open new opportunities. Cities today, enjoy more economical, political and technological power than ever before but are facing a number of challenges and threats to their sustainability.

 

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To address these challenges to sustainable growth what we require are “Smart Cities”.

A number of definitions of the term “smart city” exist, but there is still no consensus on what a smart city is, since several synonyms of the word “smart” are often used interchangeably such as “intelligent” or “digital” or “innovating” or “knowledge”. This conference shall focus on how a “Smart Cities” can contribute towards improved governance and efficient management of infrastructure such as water, energy, transportation and housing for sustainable development, economic growth, and better quality of life for its citizens.

Conference themes : --click to expand--
SMART CITY CONCEPT: DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES URBAN PLANNING AND SMART CITY
IMPACT OF SMART CITY CONCEPT ON URBAN DESIGN UTILITIES AND SERVICES IN SMART CITIES
POLLUTION CONTROL MEASURES & WASTE MANAGEMENT FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF THE SMART CITY PROJECTS
SAFETY AND SECURITIES IN SMART CITIES SMART CITIES IN INDIA: INTERROGATING SUSTAINABILITY AND INCLUSIVENESS
SMART TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS APPLICATION OF IOT AND SMART TOOLS
SMART MATERIALS SMART CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES
RISK REDUCTION AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT SUSTAINABILITY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE SMART ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
CHALLENGES IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SMART CITY PROJECTS MODELLING AND SIMULATION
Registration Details
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 CATEGORIES

Academics/Professional Student  Accompanying person/ co -author
INDIAN Till 7th Mar 2019 INR 4000 INR 2000 INR 2500
After 7th Mar 2019 INR 5000 INR 2500 INR 2500
SAARC COUNTRIES

(IN USD)

Till 7th Mar 2019 USD 125 USD 50 USD 50
After 7th Mar 2019 USD 150 USD 75 USD 50
OTHER COUNTRIES (IN USD) Till 7th Mar 2019 USD 250 USD 100 USD 100
After 7th Mar 2019 USD 300 USD 125 USD 100

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Department of Civil Engineering
Jamia Millia Islamia
Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Marg, Jamia Nagar                    New Delhi (110025)
INDIA

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