SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

GREEN GROWTH &

INNOVATIVE DIRECTIONS

ORGANIZED BY CEYLON INSTITUTE OF BUILDERS, SRI LANKA

Welcome

The Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka are jointly organizing the 4th World Construction Symposium on 12-14 June 2015. The Symposium will provide a special forum for researchers and practitioners in the area of sustainable construction worldwide to share their knowledge, experience and research findings. The symposium is sponsored by International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB). Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Centre for Innovation in Construction and Infrastructure Development (CICID), The University of Hong Kong, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), CIB-TG 72 (Public Private Partnership), CIB- W092 (Procurement Systems) are the Associate Partners of the Symposium. Built Environment Project and Asset Management (BEPAM), a journal published by Emerald Group Publishing, has arranged for the following two awards:

  • BEPAM Best Paper award - with a certificate and a prize of 6 months online subscription for the author(s) of this paper.
  • BEPAM Highly Commended Paper award - with a certificate

Papers within BEPAM scope and coverage will be shortlisted by the Conference Panel and the final selection will be by BEPAM Editorial representative(s).Authors of any shortlisted conference papers, may be invited to develop their papers e.g. based on any other findings and submit such rewritten papers for possible publication in the BEPAM journal, subject to the usual full double blind peer review process.

Sub Themes

  • Green Buildings
  • Sustainable Urbanisation
  • Sustainable Construction Practices
  • Procuring Sustainable Built Infrastructure
  • Cost Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Building Information Modeling and Information Managem ent
  • Innovative Green Technologies
  • Sustainable Procurement Strategies
  • Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Green Innovation
  • PPPs for a Sustainable Built Environment
  • Environmental Economics and Management
  • Affordable Sustainability
  • Socio-Economic Sustainability
  • Sustainable Materials/Green Building Materials
  • Green Rating and Certification
  • Energy Management
  • Legal Aspects Relating to Sustainable Construction
  • Sustainable Facilities
  • Education of Sustainable Construction
  • Linking Design & Construction to Operation & Maintenance
  • Disaster Management