The 5th World Construction Symposium


Greening Environment, Eco-Innovations & Entrepreneurship

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 5th World Construction Symposium on 29-31 July 2016. 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 co-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), Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, Northumbria University, United Kingdom, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom and Colombo School of Construction Technology, Sri Lanka are the Associate Partners of the Symposium. Built Environment Project and Asset Management (BEPAM), an Emerald Group Publishing has arranged for the following two awards:


BEPAM Best Paper award – with a certificate and a prize of 12 months online subscription for the author(s) of this Best paper

Two BEPAM Highly Commended Paper awards – with a certificate for the author(s) of each Highly Commended Paper

Papers within BEPAM scope and coverage will be shortlisted by the Symposium Panel and the final selection will be made by BEPAM Editorial representative(s). Authors of shortlisted symposium papers will be invited to develop their papers further based on any other findings and submit such rewritten papers for the 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 Modelling and Information Management
  • 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
  • Entrepreneurship
  • 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

Important Dates

Abstract Submission
20 January 2016

Notification of Abstract Acceptance
30 January 2016

Full Paper Submission
01 March 2016

Notification of Full Paper Acceptance
30 April 2016

Camera Ready Paper Deadline
31 May 2016

Registration On or Before
15 June 2016

29-31 July 2016



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