Open Science Research Excellence

ICBTCD 2019 : International Conference on Birth Tourism and Common Destinations

Sydney, Australia
May 16 - 17, 2019

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Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.
Conference Code: 19AU05ICBTCD

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the Open Science Index, Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICBTCD 2019 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Birth Tourism and Common Destinations. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   March 14, 2019
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   March 28, 2019
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   April 16, 2019
Conference Dates   May 16 - 17, 2019

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Weaving Social Development: An Exploratory Study of Adapting Traditional Textiles Using Indigenous Organic Wool for the Modern Interior Textiles Market
Seema Singh, Puja Anand, Alok Bhasin
2) Sustainable Building Technologies for Post-Disaster Temporary Housing: Integrated Sustainability Assessment and Life Cycle Assessment
S. M. Amin Hosseini, Oriol Pons, Albert de la Fuente
3) Impact Assessment of Lean Practices on Social Sustainability Indicators: An Approach Using ISM Method
Aline F. Marcon, Eduardo F. da Silva, Marina Bouzon
4) Achieving Environmentally Sustainable Supply Chain in Textile and Apparel Industries
Faisal Bin Alam
5) Analysis of the Main Concepts and Discussions Involving Sustainable Tourism
Veruska C. Dutra, Mary L. G. S. Senna
6) Laboratory Investigation of the Pavement Condition in Lebanon: Implementation of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement in the Base Course and Asphalt Layer
Marinelle El-Khoury, Lina Bouhaya, Nivine Abbas, Hassan Sleiman
7) Sustainable Development of Medium Strength Concrete Using Polypropylene as Aggregate Replacement
Reza Keihani, Ali Bahadori-Jahromi, Timothy James Clacy
8) The State Support to the Tourism Policy Formation Mechanism in Black Sea Basin Countries (Azerbaijan, Turkey, Russia, Georgia) and Its Impact on Sustainable Tourism Development
A. Bahar Ganiyeva, M. Sabuhi Tanriverdiyev
9) The Relationship between Procurement Strategies and Sustainability Outcomes: A Systematic Literature Review
Cathy T. Mpanga Kowet, Aghaegbuna Obinna U. Ozumba
10) Sustainability of Healthcare Insurance in India: A Review of Health Insurance Scheme Launched by States in India
Mohd Zuhair, Ram Babu Roy
11) Observatory of Sustainability of the Algarve Region for Tourism: Proposal for Environmental and Sociocultural Indicators
Miguel José Oliveira, Fátima Farinha, Elisa M. J. da Silva, Rui Lança, Manuel Duarte Pinheiro, Cátia Miguel
12) Incorporating Circular Economy into Passive Design Strategies in Tropical Nigeria
Noah G. Akhimien, Eshrar Latif
13) Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure, Tax Aggressiveness and Sustainability Report Assurance: Evidence from Thailand
Eko Budi Santoso, Kazia Laturette, Stanislaus Adnanto Mastan
14) Appropriate Technology: Revisiting the Movement in Developing Countries for Sustainability
Jayshree Patnaik, Bhaskar Bhowmick
15) Third Places for Social Sustainability: A Planning Framework Based on Local and International Comparisons
Z. Goosen, E. J. Cilliers

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