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Gulf Conference on Sustainable Built Environment

This multidisciplinary conference aims to provide a unique forum to facilitate exchange of knowledge among civil infrastructure professionals, architects, materials Scientists, engineers, urban planners, policy and building code makers, government officials, researchers and academicians in the area of sustainability of the existing built environment and sustainable designs for new building and urban systems in the Gulf region.

On behalf of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)
Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General,
KFAS cordially invite you to participate in the conference
Marina Hotel (Salwa Al Sabah Ballroom)-Salmiya
March, 10-13, 2019

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Book of Abstract

Registration & Call for Abstract Opens :    July, 15, 2018
Reply to Authors :    January, 20, 2019
Conference start :     March, 10, 2019
Submit manuscript for the proceeding :    May, 30, 2019

We are planning to publish the conference presented papers in a proceeding book published by Springer. The submitted full manuscript will be reviewed and, if accepted, will be published in a book by Springer. Each accepted manuscript can be cited separately.

The deadline for submitting the full manuscript is end of May 2019. Find below a word documents containing the adopted format and a PDF file contains some instruction.

Word Template                     Instructions



The conference organizer will help in issuing a visa, if required, to enter Kuwait. Please visit the following website to know whether you can get a visa upon arrival to Kuwait Airport or you need to obtain it prior traveling to Kuwait.

All major credit cards such as Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

Kuwait is 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +3).

Business hours for banks are generally from 08:00 to 14:00 on weekdays only. Banks are closed on Fridays, Saturdays and public holidays. ATMs are widely available.

The currency of Kuwait is the Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD), which is equal to 1000 fils. There are banknotes based on 20, 10, 5, 1 dinar and 500 and 250 fils and coins of 100, 50, 20, 10, and 5 fils.

Exchange rate: 1 US Dollar equals ~ 0.306 Kuwaiti Dinar