Infrastructure Management

Topics: Infrastructure, Road, Sustainability Pages: 5 (931 words) Published: July 1, 2013
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANAGEMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE (ICMI): CONTEMPORARY ISSUES & WAY FORWARD (February 15-16, 2013)

CALL FOR PAPERS
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) Dehradun – is Asia’s & India’s first energy & core sector University. It has now repositioned itself as the nation-builders’ university. Its College of Management & Economic Studies (CMES), focused on infrastructure and core sectors, announces its first “International Conference on Management of Infrastructure (ICMI): Contemporary Issues and Way Forward” to be held on February 15-16, 2013. The conference intends to provide an interdisciplinary forum to professionals, academicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, consultants, regulators and administrators for debate, discussion and dissemination of information, results, innovations and improvisations in the broad area of management of infrastructure. Areas it would focus on include Energy (oil & gas, power, renewables); Transportation (aviation, rail & road, port & shipping), Resources & Facilities (urban & rural infrastructure, mining, water environment and land, telecom, IT) and Soft Infra (education, healthcare, tourism) and other related sectors of infrastructure. Empirical papers, conceptual papers, case studies & doctoral thesis - relevant to the theme of the conference - are invited from academicians as well as practitioners representing corporate, financial institutions, regulatory bodies, government agencies, NGOs, etc. Abstract (maximum 500 words) are invited for the ICMI- 2013. All abstracts will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, research rigour and relevance to the conference. Authors should send their abstract/ full paper electronically by following the link https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/ICIM2013/Default.aspx or by mailing their abstract/ full paper on emails icmi2013@ddn.upes.ac.in or icmi2013.upes@gmail.com.

CONFERENCE THEME
International Conference on Management of Infrastructure (ICMI), 2013 aims to address a wide range of issues impacting the infrastructure sector in India as well as in other developing and developed economies.

THEME

SUB THEME
Power

COVERAGE
 Issues & challenges related to power generation, transmition & distribution  Power economics, policy, regulations and reforms  Health safety and environmental issues  Challenges and concerns of upstream, midstream and downstream sectors  Petro economics, policy, regulations, health safety & environmental issues  Status, potential, challenges and barriers related to renewables  Policy, regulations & reforms, environmental & financial sustainability issues  Issues and apprehensions of aviation sector management  Aviation economics, policy & regulations, safety & environmental issues  Issues and apprehensions of rail & road management  Safety and environmental issues  Port planning and port economics  Safety, environmental, legal and ethical issues in green shipping management  Opportunities for the shipping industries in the oil and gas sector     Decentralized and distributed management techniques, CRM, E-commerce Monitoring and visualization of management data and systems behavior Management of grid resources and virtual networks Socio-economic effects of service provisioning

Energy

Oil & Gas

Renewables Aviation Rail & Road Ports & Shipping

Transportation Resources & Facilities

Information Technology

Telecommunications Water, Environment & Land

 Key issues, precedents, and potential problems in the area of rural and urban telecommunications sector  Problems, perspectives and challenges of water, Environment & management in India  Management problems of water, environment & land catchment Areas  Economic challenges of future water, environment & land management.  Challenges to the mining and metals sector in India  Environmental concerns associated with metal mining industry     Infrastructure related problems in rural & urban...
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