2nd Call For Papers

HKIE 8th Guangdong Hong Kong Macau Sustainable Development Conference 2016

2nd Call for Abstracts

Guangdong Hong Kong Macau Sustainable Development Conference was founded in 2002 by professional bodies from Guangdong Province, Hong Kong and Macao. Since its inception, it has been successfully held 7 times and has the widespread recognition and support from the engineering industry, scientific community and the social community, to strengthen exchanges and cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong has made a positive contribution. The 8th Sustainable Development Conference will be hosted by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). The joint organisers of the conference are Guangdong Provincial Association for Science and Technology and the Macau Institution of Engineers.

The main theme of the Conference is “Opportunities and Challenges of Sustainable Development in the Pearl River Delta Bay Area under the Belt and Road Initiative”, The Belt and Road Initiative is an important strategy for China’s external and internal development. The Pearl River Delta Bay Area (PRD Bay Area) has become a major focus of future development and growth. The conference would cover five key development concepts: innovative development, coordinated development, open development, green development and shared development. The three objectives of development are economic vibrancy, environmental sustainability and social harmony. The conference would promote discussion on the future development trends and thinking in the PRD Bay Area under the Belt and Road Initiatives and the overall sustainable development master planning and challenges. It would also facilitate dialogue on the opportunities and challenges of sustainable development in various cities in PRD Bay Area. The conference also serves to promote cooperation and synergy on sustainable economy, transport, information and smart cities; environment and green development (air, water resources, green buildings); energy and climate change; and social development and the trends towards international standardisation and management.”

Theme:           Sustainability and Challenges of the Belt and Road Initiative         

Sub-topics:

  1. The Idea and development trend of The Belt and Road Initiative
  2. The further development direction of the Pearl River Delta
  3. Development and Opportunity of International Dawan district
  4. The master plan & opportunity of Sustainable development
  5. The challenge and opportunity we are facing
  6. Strategy & Cooperation with other districts
  7. Sustainable development on economic , transportation, IT, smart city and population
  8. Sustainable development on environment and Green (air, water, green building)
  9. Strategy & Challenge of Sustainable development on the supply and use of energy & climate change
  10. Sustainable development on our culture
  11. The standard & management of International Sustainable development
  12. Development of Innovation, Coordination , openness, green and sharing

  Format requirement:

  1. Language: Chinese / English
  2. The summary of essay less than 400 words
  3. Format: Digit file of Microsoft word 2003 or the latest vision

Simply Chinese: Font: Song; Font size (title):16; Font size (content): 12; Line Spacing: Single Traditional Chinese: Font: Kai; Font size (title):16; Font size (content): 12; Line Spacing: Single English: Font: Arial,Font size (Title):16; Font size (content): 12; Line Spacing: Single   Key Dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline 8 June 2016 (Wednesday)
Notification of Acceptance of Abstracts 17 June 2016 (Friday)
Full Paper Submission Deadline 18 July 2016 ( Monday )

Please email the abstract to “HKIE 8th Sustainable Development Conference 2016on or before 8 June 2016 (Wednesday) to Email address: hkieconference@creativegp.com。   The secretariat will inform the author whether the abstract was accepted on or before 17 June 2016. The authors have to submit the full paper on or before 18 July 2016. We will inform you separately for those presentations.

 

Publishing All selected paper will record in the Conference Proceedings, Proceedings USB and the HKIE E-bookshelf. Manuscripts of papers generally will not be returned to the authors. Authors are reminded to keep a second copy of their paper for conference. Where the organiser may need to amend the content and format of the paper, authors are assumed to give consent and authorise the organiser to amend and publish the abstract and full presentation paper, and to include them in any conference publication.

 

For any enquiries, please contact the Conference Secretariat: Ms Joanne Hui / Ms Tiffany Wong Tel: +852 3159 2908 / +852 3159 2932 Email:hkieconference@creativegp.com

 

HKIE 8th Guangdong Hong Kong Macau Sustainable Development Conference 2016 Reply Slip (Please return it on or before 8 June 2016 to email: hkieconference@creativegp.com)

Title  Prof   Dr   Ir   Mr   Mrs   Miss
Name
Position
Topic
Organization / Company Name
Postal Address
Email  
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Sub-title (Please select) The Idea and development trend of The Belt and Road Initiative The further development direction of the Pearl River Delta Development and Opportunity of International Dawan district The master plan & opportunity of Sustainable development The challenge and opportunity we are facing Strategy & Cooperation with other districts Sustainable development on economic , transportation, IT, smart city and population Sustainable development on environment and Green (air, water, green building) Strategy & Challenge of Sustainable development on the supply and use of energy & climate change Sustainable development on our culture The standard & management of International Sustainable development Development of Innovation, Coordination , openness, green and sharing
Summary  within 400 words

 

SAMPLE PAPER FOR THE HKIE 8TH GUANGDONG HONG KONG MACAU SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2016  

Stephen S T Chow Environment Protection Department The Government of the HKSAR  

 

Abstract: The 8th Guangdong Hong Kong Macau Sustainable development conference 2016 organizes the conference on “Sustainability and Challenges of the Belt and Road Initiative” on 23 Sept 2016. Invited papers will be published in the seminar proceedings. The format required for publication is demonstrated in this sample paper. Perspective authors can also use this sample paper as a template in the preparation of their papers.

INTRODUCTION In general, the paper has to be camera-ready to facilitate publication and to minimize errors induced by unnecessary handling. The purpose of this sample paper is to illustrate the format requirements of the paper so as to produce seminar proceedings of uniform format with minimal editing.

 

FORMAT REQUIREMENTS

The format requirements for the paper to be published in the seminar proceedings are outlined as follows.

General

General format requirements for the paper are as follows:

  • There should be a one-inch margin.
  • The font of the paper should be Arial 12 points.
  • SI units should be used throughout the paper.

Paper Title The title of the paper should be concise and descriptive of the contents of the paper. The font size of the paper title should be 16 points, bold and all caps.

 

Author(s) The font size of the author name(s), title(s) and affiliation(s) should be 12 points and title case.  

 

Abstract The abstract should be in Arial 12 points and italic. The abstract should be concise and preferably not more than 200 words.

 

Main Heading There should be two empty lines before a main heading. The main heading should be 12 points, bold and all caps.

 

Sub-Heading There should be one empty line before a sub-heading. The sub-heading should be 12 points, bold and title case.

 

Figures and Tables Figures and tables should be clear and legible as they are. Axes should be clearly labeled for figures with proper units. Title of the figure should be placed underneath the figure and title of the table should be placed atop the table.

 

OTHERS

If the authors choose to include an acknowledgement section, it should be placed after references. Any appendices should be given after the acknowledgement section.

 

CONCLUSIONS

A sample paper is given to illustrate the required format for the papers to be published in the proceedings of the 8th Guangdong Hong Kong Macau Sustainable development conference 2016. Prospective authors are encouraged to follow the format so as to minimize the editorial effort required to produce a uniform proceedings.   REFERENCES The reference section should appear at the end of the paper. Citation should be complete and correct.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The comments from the Organizing Committee of the 8th Guangdong Hong Kong Macau Sustainable development conference 2016 are gratefully acknowledged.

 


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