ASCE 2021 International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering (i3CE 2021), 12-14 September 2021, Orlando, Florida USA

Call for Papers

The University of Florida will be hosting the 2021 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering (i3CE2021). The theme of this conference is IT for Smart Infrastructure and Communities.

Scientific contributions are invited in all emerging areas of computing in the AECO industry, including posters, demonstrations, and industry case studies. All submissions will be reviewed for content and technical merit and organized based on their technical area and/or application context. Best practices and applications focusing on Smart Infrastructure and Communities from non-AECO industries are also invited. Outstanding peer-reviewed research papers will be selected and nominated to a special collection of ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering.

Program

  • 12 September 2021
    • 8 am – 5 pm ASCE Committee Meetings
    • 5 pm – 7 pm Reception (Venue Hotel Guest Only)
  • 13 September 2021
    • 7 am – 8 am Breakfast (Venue Hotel Guest Only)
    • 8 am – 9 am Keynote Speakers
    • 9 am – 12:30 pm Presentations
    • 12:30pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (All Registered Conference Attendees)
    • 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Presentations
    • 5 pm – 7 pm Reception (Venue Hotel Guest Only)
  • 14 September 2021
    • 7 am – 8 am Breakfast (Venue Hotel Guest Only)
    • 8 am – 9 am Keynote Speakers
    • 9 am – 12:30 pm Presentations
    • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (All Registered Conference Attendees)
    • 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Presentations
    • 5 pm – 7 pm Reception (Venue Hotel Guest Only)

Venue

Embassy Suites Lake Buena Vista South

The Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Lake Buena Vista South, a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® hotel 10 minutes from Walt Disney World®, with a scheduled shuttle to Epcot® and some of Florida’s finest golf fairways within 20 minutes. The Conference will make full use of the 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space available and over 300 guest rooms. The venue is will equipped with the latest conferencing technology including wireless networking.

i3CE2021 made to order breakfast and daily receptions will be only served to i3CE2021 registered attendees who are also registered as hotel guests.

Organizers

The International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering series is bi-annual and is sponsored by the Computing Division of the ASCE. The conference is hosted by the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, through it Rinker School of Construction Management.

Detailed information can be obtained at: https://orlandobuenavistasouth.embassysuite.com

Committees

The committees responsible are listed below.

  • University of Florida Local Organizing Committee
    R. Raymond Issa (Chair)
    Aaron Costin (Co-Chair)
    Ian Flood (Technical Chair)
    Aladdin Alwisy
    Masoud Gheisari
    Idris Jeelani
    Rui Liu
    Jing Du
     
  • The International Scientific Committee
    Steven Ayer (Arizona State University)
    Fopefoluwa Bademosi (Wentworth Institute of Technology)
    Hubo Cai (Purdue University)
    Albert Chen (National Taiwan University)
    Semiha Ergan (New York University)
    Esin Ergen (Istanbul Technical University)
    Houtan Jebelli (Penn State University)
    Nan Li (Tsinghua University)
    Glenda Mayo (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
    Marina Muller (Pontifical Catholic University of Parana)
    Esther Obonyo (Pennsylvania State University)
    Pieter Pauwels (Eindhoven University of Technology)
    Pingbo Tang (Carnegie Mellon University)
    Yelda Turkan (Oregon State University)
    Yuanxin Zhang (Guangzhou University)

Computing Themes and Topics

Computing Technical Areas

  • Visualization (nD,VR, AR)
  • Information modeling and Digital Twin Technology (BIM, BrIM, CIM, GIS)
  • Simulation and process modeling
  • Reality capture technologies (LIDAR, RGB-D, vision)
  • Human-technology frontier, data modeling, and computing
  • Big data, sensing, and machine learning
  • Robotics, automation, and control
  • Ontologies and semantic approaches

Computing Application Contexts

  • Built environment monitoring, control, and analysis
  • Smart and connected health and communities
  • Resilient and sustainable urban and energy systems
  • Information and communication technologies (IoT, crowdsourcing, social networks)
  • Project design, construction, planning, and management
  • Asset and facility management, operation, and maintenance
  • Technology-enriched engineering pedagogy

Sponsors/Exhibitors

    pending

Call for papers

(Flyer link)
Some things to keep in mind:

  • Please note that due to presentation space and time slots limitations, we are only allowing one final paper submission per prepaid full registrant. In addition, papers without at least one prepaid full registrant will not be published.
  • As you are preparing your paper submission, please keep in mind that authors of selected papers may be invited to submit their paper as a journal article for consideration and possible publication in a special collection of the ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering.
  • In addition, given a critical mass of research papers in specific topic areas, authors may be invited to submit chapters for consideration and possible publication in ASCE monographs on those topic areas.

Computing Themes and Topics

Computing Technical Areas

  • Visualization (nD,VR, AR)
  • Information modeling and Digital Twin Technology (BIM, BrIM, CIM, GIS)
  • Simulation and process modeling
  • Reality capture technologies (LIDAR, RGB-D, vision)
  • Human-technology frontier, data modeling, and computing
  • Big data, sensing, and machine learning
  • Robotics, automation, and control
  • Ontologies and semantic approaches

Computing Application Contexts

  • Built environment monitoring, control, and analysis
  • Smart and connected health and communities
  • Resilient and sustainable urban and energy systems
  • Information and communication technologies (IoT, crowdsourcing, social networks)
  • Project design, construction, planning, and management
  • Asset and facility management, operation, and maintenance
  • Technology-enriched engineering pedagogy

Important Dates

  • Abstracts Submission: 29 January 2021
  • Abstract Acceptance: 15 February 2021
  • Full Technical Papers Submission: 12 April 2021
  • Full Technical Papers Acceptance: 14 June 2021
  • Final Paper and Copyright Form Submission: 14 July 2021
  • Early Registration Ends: 9 August 2021
  • Last Day for Registration to include papers in proceedings: 16 August 2021
  • Last Day to Submit Presentations: 30 August 2021
  • Conference: 12-14 September

Author instructions

Paper Submission

The formatting guidelines for the papers are available at:
ASCE Conference Proceedings Paper Formatting Instructions

Please remember that the maximum length of a paper cannot exceed 8 pages. (Please submit your FINAL paper as a MS word document. The submission WWW will not accept other formats)

Abstract Submission

Abstracts should be 200-250 words long. Abstracts should be cut and pasted into your login profile when you initially set up your login profile. They should also be updated when you submit your final paper.

Copyright

Before ASCE publishes any materials, the copyright ownership must be clear, and except in a few special cases, transferred to ASCE. The transfer is done through a Copyright Transfer Agreement. Additional information on copyright transfer is available on the (pending…)

When complete, please submit your Copyright Transfer Agreement: coremng.dcp.ufl.edu/i3ce2021/openconf

Permissions

Authors/editors are responsible for (1) identifying materials in their work that require permission, (2) obtaining permission from the copyright owner, and (3) verifying that the owner is properly credited for granting permission. Authors must include a signed Permissions Verification Form with their manuscript. Detailed information on permissions compliance is available on the (pending)

A note about Internet sources: Materials published on Web sites are under copyright, including such popular sources of information and images as Google, Yahoo, and Mapquest. Other sites, such as Wikipedia, contain some materials that have been copyrighted; please check the fine print. Internet sources must be credited like any other reference source, and the credit or reference must include the complete URL and the date you accessed the material. (See Credit Lines and Citing Sources on the ASCE website.)

Please click on the link below to access the submission systems:

Paper submission: coremng.dcp.ufl.edu/i3ce2021/openconf

All submissions must use the above online system. Do not use other means for submission.

  • University of Florida Local Organizing Committee
    Dr. R. Raymond Issa (Chair)
    Dr. Aaron Costin (Co-Chair)
    Dr. Ian Flood (Technical Chair)
    Aladdin Alwisy
    Masoud Gheisari
    Idris Jeelani
    Rui Liu
    Jing Du
     
  • The International Scientific Committee
    Steven Ayer (Arizona State University)
    Fopefoluwa Bademosi (Wentworth Institute of Technology)
    Hubo Cai (Purdue University)
    Albert Chen (National Taiwan University)
    Esin Ergen (Istanbul Technical University)
    Houtan Jebelli (Penn State University)
    Nan Li (Tsinghua University)
    Glenda Mayo (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
    Marina Muller (Pontifical Catholic University of Parana)
    Esther Obonyo (Pennsylvania State University)
    Pieter Pauwels (Eindhoven University of Technology)
    Pingbo Tang (Carnegie Mellon University)
    Yelda Turkan (Oregon State University)
    Yuanxin Zhang (Guangzhou University)

Hotel Accommodations

Embassy Suites Lake Buena Vista South

Special Hotel Arrangements

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the Embassy Suites Lake Buena Vista South for the i3CE20221 conference participants. Please Note:

i3CE2021 made to order breakfast and daily receptions will be only served to i3CE2021 registered attendees who are also registered as hotel guests.

  • Book room reservations:
        http://book.passkey.com/e/50168685
  • Room cost: $125 per night, exclusive of applicable state and local taxes, fees and assessments. If you plan on staying 3 days before or 3 days after the Embassy Suites Lake Buena Vista South will honor the rate, depending on availability.

Hotel Information

Embassy Suites Lake Buena Vista South
4955 Kyngs Heath Rd | Kissimmee, Florida 34746 | United States | Ph: 407-597-4000
For maps, directions, and more information please visit the hotel website

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