The Second International Engineering Conference on Construction and Development (2nd IECCD (2ndIECCD)

Venue: Islamic University-Gaza

Location: Gaza, Gaza Strip, Other

Event Date/Time: Jun 18, 2007 End Date/Time: Jun 19, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 15, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Feb 15, 2007
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The Second International Engineering Conference on Construction and Development (2nd IECCD)

18-19 June 2007, Gaza, Palestine

Organized by
Faculty of Engineering
The Islamic University Of Gaza


The International Engineering Conference on "Construction and Development" will be held at the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) in the period 18-19 June 2007. The Conference will focus on important engineering issues relevant to construction and development. This Conference can help stimulate construction efforts and development. This is a refereed conference that aims at bringing together researchers, engineers, planners, architects and other professionals, consultants and decision makers to share and exchange knowledge on new innovations. Moreover, the Conference aims at presenting and debating information, knowledge, new ideas and techniques which are relevant to the themes of the Conference.

The Conference Organizers are pleased to invite you to contribute to the Conference by presenting your contribution or by attending the Conference sessions. This will be an opportunity for you to make important contacts with other professionals in various engineering fields both regionally and internationally. Delegates from all over the world will be swapping ideas and highlighting good practice, as the Conference will feature a host of high-profile guests from the engineering world.

Conference Topics

1. Management and Reuse of Construction and Demolition Waste
2. Management of Construction Projects
3. Water and Wastewater Management
4. Transportation and Highway Engineering
5. Advances in Structural Engineering
6. Regional and Urban Planning
7. Architectural Heritage, Preservation and Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings
8. Contemporary Architecture, Theories and Design
9. Energy Sustainability, Development and Management
10. Engineering Education, Challenges and Opportunities
11. Resource Development and Optimization
12. Environmental Design Trends and Pollution Control
13. Advances in Information Technology


The official language of the Conference are English and Arabic.


Abstract submission
October 15, 2006

Notification of acceptance
November 15, 2006

Full paper submission
February 15, 2007

Final acceptance
April 15, 2007

final paper submission
May 15, 2007

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission must not exceed 450 words. Abstract and full paper submission should be sent in MS Word or PDF document format. Abstracts should be e-mailed to Conference Secretary at: or submitted online at the Conference website:

Paper Format

The writing format can be downloaded from the website:

Travel and Visa

International participants, who would like to obtain an entry visa to the Palestinian Authority (PA) to attend the Conference, need to e-mail the Conference Secretariat so that an invitation letter from the Conference can be sent.

Conference Proceedings

All papers presented at the Conference will be published in the conference proceedings, which will be available to delegates at the time of registration.

Conference Chairman

Dr. Yosef El-Mansi
Dean of Faculty of Engineering

Conference Organizing Committee

Dr. Fahid Rabah (Chairman)
Dr. Mohammed Ziara (Advisor)
Dr. Assad Abu-Jasser
Dr. Salah Agha
Dr. Farid Al-Qeeq
Prof. Adel Awadallah
Dr. Ali Shaheen
Dr. Hatem Elaydi
Eng. Husameddin Abed

Conference Scientific Committee

Dr. Shafik Jendia (Chairman)
Prof. Adnan Enshassi (Advisor)
Prof. Samir Afifi
Dr. Ibrahim Abuhaiba
Dr.. Mohamad Abdelati
Dr. Jamal El-Zebda
Dr. Usama El-Esawi
Dr. Abdel-Karim Mohsen
Dr. Mohammed Kahlout
Dr. Abdel-Majed Nassar
Dr. Husam El-Najjar
Dr. Mohammed Arafa
Dr. Mamoun Al-Qedra
Dr. Samir Shihada

Associate Organizing Institutions

The Conference is organized by the Faculty of Engineering at the Islamic University of Gaza, in collaboration with the following Institutions:

Ministry of Housing and Public Works
Ministry of Tourism and Antiques
Syndicate of Engineers
Ministry of Local Government
Ministry of Transportation
Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority
Ministry of Planning
Ministry of Telecommunication and IT.
Ministry of Education and Higher Education
Islamic Relief
Palestinian Water Authority


Home Page:
Conference Secretariat
Faculty of Engineering
The Islamic University of Gaza
P. O. Box: 108, Gaza, Palestine.
E-Building. Room 501
Tel : + 972 8 286 07 00 (Ext. 2318)
Fax: + 972 8 286 07 00 (Ext. 2890)


P.O.Box 108, Gaza
Gaza Strip