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Calls for Papers


July 2006 Volume 31, Number 7

Calls for Papers

22nd International Conference On Solid Waste Technology And Management
March 18-21, 2007, Philadelphia

Sponsors: Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, Widener University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Paper Topics: Landfill; materials recovery; energy recovery; regulations; economics; and other technology and management topics.


Deadline: October 30, 2006, for abstracts of no more than one page that should include the title, the names of all authors, and full contact information for the corresponding author. Abstracts should be sent to Ronald L. Mersky, Ph.D., P.E., or submitted online at (click on "2007 Conference").

Contact: Ronald L. Mersky, Ph.D., P.E., Conference Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, Widener University, 1 University Place, Chester, PA 19013; telephone (610) 499-4042; fax (610) 499-4461; e-mail; Web site (click on "2007 Conference").

29th International Air Transport Conference
July 22-25, 2007, Dallas and Fort Worth area

Sponsor: Transportation and Development Institute of asce.

Paper Topics: Airport planning; airfield pavement design, evaluation, construction, and maintenance; terminal design; airport construction and program management; airport operations; security; airport development case studies; environmental issues; airport modeling and simulation; airports and sustainability; advances in air traffic control; airports and automated people movers; cargo and general aviation facilities; diversification of airport revenue streams; financing airport development; airport information management systems; airport design, construction tools, and technologies; and military airfield design and engineering.

Deadline: September 4, 2006, for abstracts of no more than one printed page. Abstracts must be submitted in English in a Microsoft Word document and should include the proposed topic, the name, title, and affiliation of all authors, and complete contact information for the primary author. Abstracts should be submitted online at

Contact: Geoffrey Baskir, Cochair, Technical Program Subcommittee, Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade, and Douglas, c/o Parsons Management Consultants, 45045 Aviation Drive, Dulles, VA 20166; telephone (703) 572-1255; e-mail; or William Fife, p.e., Cochair, Technical Programs Subcommittee, dmjm+harris, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158; telephone (212) 973-2975; e-mail The conference Web site is

5th International Conference On Current and Future Trends In Bridge Design, Construction, And Maintenance
September 17-18, 2007, Beijing

Sponsors: asce, the Association of European Civil Engineering Faculties, the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand, the Japan Society of Civil Engineers, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and the China Civil Engineering Society.

Paper Topics: Lessons that can be learned from the past; advances in the understanding of the structural behavior of bridges; durability, structural reliability, risk management, and health monitoring; whole-life costing and investment for the future; bridge management and its relationship to infrastructure management; the effect of information technology on bridge construction and management and the future role of this technology; innovation in bridge design, construction, and repair; and the future of condition monitoring, assessment, and maintenance.

Deadline: September 15, 2006, for abstracts of no more than 300 words. All abstracts submitted must clearly state the aims, content, and conclusions of the paper and follow the style guidelines at The abstracts should be written in English and submitted electronically to

Contact: Dayle Long, Conference Executive, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA, United Kingdom; telephone +44 (0)20 7665 2313; fax +44 (0)20 7233 1743; e-mail; Web site

Calls for Papers