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5th GeoChina International Conference

Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes:
From Failure to Sustainability

July 23-25, 2018 • HangZhou, China  

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite you to attend the 5th GeoChina International Conference 2018 to be held in HangZhou, China from July 23 to 25, 2018. This Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes Conference is endorsed by a number of leading international professional organizations.
This conference will provide a showcase for recent developments and advancements in design, construction, and safety Inspections of transportation Infrastructures and offer a forum to discuss and debate future directions for the 21st century. Conference topics cover a broad array of contemporary issues for professionals involved in bridge, pavement, geotechnical, tunnel, railway, and emerging techniques for safety Inspections. You will have the opportunity to meet colleagues from all over the world for technical, scientific, and commercial discussions.
Hangzhou is renowned for its historic relics and natural beauty. It is known as one of the most beautiful cities in China, also ranking as one of the most scenic cities. It is an industrial city with many diverse sectors such as light industry, agriculture, and textiles. It is considered an important manufacturing base and logistics hub for coastal China. Recent rapid construction in China has provided great opportunities for bridge, pavement, geotechnical, and tunnel engineers to use their knowledge and talents to solve many challenging problems involving highway bridge structures, pavements, materials, ground improvement, slopes, excavations, and tunnels with innovative solutions and cutting-edge technologies.
The proceedings of GeoChina 2018 will be published in Edited Books by Springer-DE, which will be indexed in EI and submitted for inclusion in ISI "Thomson Reuters".
Selected papers from the conference may be considered for publications in the Journal Special Issues/Collections. However, authors need to expand and include materials that are at least 50% different than the accepted Edited Books by Springer-DE.
  1. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE (SCI Indexed),
  2. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM (SCI Indexed),
  3. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE (SCI Indexed)(Call for Papers).
subjected to a full peer review process as set forth by the Editors of ASTM International and ASCE. (Click here to see the detailed requirements)
For ASCE Journal Special Collections, as soon as a paper is accepted it will be published online and will be assigned to the next available regular print issue. There will be online special collection issue but not print issue as all papers will be printed in different regular issues. For ASTM Journal Special Issue, there will have print issue and online issue.
Best Paper Awards will be presented in GeoChina 2018 to authors whose works represent novel research with significant real-world applications.(Click here for more details)
The official language for the conference is English.

 

Secretary Generals

Host Organizations

Dr. Jinfeng Wang

Zhejiang University

Dr. Dar Hao Chen

University of Oklahoma

Texas Department of Transportation

Zhejiang University in Cooperation with Chinese Ministry of Education, GeoChina Civil Infrastructure Association, and University of Oklahoma.

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Important Dates

Deadline for Abstract submission
March 30, 2017
April 30, 2017

Notify authors of accepted abstracts
May 30, 2017

Deadline for full paper submission
August 30, 2017

Notify authors of accepted paper
October 30, 2017

Submission of final camera-ready papers
January 30, 2018