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We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd edition of the INternational CongRess on Engineering and Sustainability in the XXI cEntury – INCREaSE 2019, that will be held on October 09-11, 2019, in the coastal historical city of Faro, Algarve, Portugal, at the Institute of Engineering, Universidade do Algarve, Penha Campus.

 

INCREaSE 2017

INCREaSE 2017

INCREaSE 2017

INCREaSE 2017

INCREaSE 2017

Conference Topics

The aim of the INCREaSE 2019 international congress is to contribute to the sustainable development in a multidisciplinary way, exploring the following challenges:

Transversal Challenges
  • Sustainable Development and Circular Economy
  • Climate Changes and Environmental Protection
  • Sustainable Technologies
  • Ocean and Coastal Technologies
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
  • Water for Ecosystems and Societies
  • Healthy Food: Production, Characterization and Innovation
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Natural and Anthropogenic Risks
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Mobility and Accessibility
  • Nearly Zero Energy Buildings
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction, Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Buildings and Infrastructures
  • Sustainable Planning and Construction
  • Hydrology and Geotechnics
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Smart Grids
  • Internet of Everything
  • Power Systems and Power Electronics
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Image and Augmented Reality
  • Telecommunications Networks
  • Intelligent Systems Applications
  • Food Engineering
  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Emerging Processes
  • Products and Packaging in the Food Industry
  • Food Safety
  • Valorisations of By-Products from Food Industries
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermo-Fluids Experiments and Modelling
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Maintenance Management
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Important Dates

    Abstract submission (1 page): extended to 8th, February, 2019

    Abstract notification of acceptance: 15th, February, 2019

    Full Paper submission: 26th, Abril, 2019

    Paper notification of acceptance: extended to 11th, June, 2019

    Final paper submission: 24th, June, 2019

    Conference: from 9 to 11, October, 2019


    Abstracts

    The submission of Abstracts for the INCREaSE 2019 is closed.


    Papers

    After the approval of the abstracts, authors can submit the paper.

    The paper must be uploaded to EasyChair until April 26th 2019 (considering Coordinated Universal Time – UTC).

    The proceedings will be published by Springer and the format of the paper must be compliant with Springer format for proceedings.

    Authors should take into consideration the following guidelines:

  • In order to facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the author’s e-mails and affiliations, the acknowledgements section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.
  • Templates can be found at https://www.springer.com/gp/authors-editors/conference-proceedings/conference-proceedings-guidelines.
  • Authors should use one of the templates, obtained from the above link: Word or LaTeX.
  • Following the guidelines and paper format for Springer, full papers should have from 10 to 16 pages (on average), and short papers should have from 4 to 10 pages. No paper should contain less than 4 pages and more than 16 pages. The review process will select full or short papers according with its scientific content.
  • All papers will be checked by Springer to avoid plagiarism.

    Each paper will be peer-reviewed, by at least two members of the Scientific Committee, and accepted based on its originality, scientific significance and clarity.

    POSTERS

    For posters please use the following template

    Invited Speakers

    The Invited Speakers are:

  • Andrew Patton McCoy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, United States of America
  • Edmilson Teixeira, Professor in Water Resources Management and Environmental Hydrodynamics – Federal University of Espírito Santo State, Brazil
  • Filipe Duarte do Santos, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Francisco Noé Arroyo López, Instituto de la Grasa, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Spain
  • Tiago Rebelo, CEIIA, Portugal
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    More speakers to be announced.

    Committees

    Coordinating Committee
  • António Mortal, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia (Director)
  • Manuela Moreira da Silva, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia (President of the Technical-Scientific Council)
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    Honorary Committee

  • Secretário de Estado do Ambiente, Ministério do Ambiente e Transição Energética, Portugal
  • Paulo Águas, Universidade do Algarve (Rector), Portugal
  • Adelino Canário, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMAR), Portugal
  • Anabela Romano, Centro para os Recursos Biológicos e Alimentos Mediterrânicos (MeditBio), Portugal
  • António Ruano, Centro de Investigação Tecnológica do Algarve (CINTAL), Portugal
  • António Tadeu, ITeCons, Portugal
  • Armando Silva Afonso, Associação Nacional para a Qualidade nas Instalações Prediais (ANQIP), Portugal
  • Augusto Ferreira Guedes, Ordem dos Engenheiros Técnicos, Portugal
  • Carlos Alberto Aires, Ordem dos Engenheiros, Portugal
  • Francisco Serra, Comissão Coordenadora da Região do Algarve (CCDR Algarve), Portugal
  • João Guerreiro, CRIA, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
  • Joaquim Peres, Águas do Algarve, S.A., Portugal
  • Luciano Lourenço, Associação Portuguesa de Riscos, Prevenção e Segurança (RISCOS), Portugal
  • Luís Chícharo, UNESCO Chair in Ecohydrology: Water for Ecosystems and Societies, Portugal
  • Maria João Bebianno, Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA), Portugal
  • Patrícia Pinto, Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (CIEO), Portugal
  • Rogério Bacalhau, Câmara Municipal de Faro, Portugal
  • Susana Neto, Associação Portuguesa de Recursos Hídricos, Portugal
  • Vítor Aleixo, Câmara Municipal de Loulé, Portugal
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    Organizing Committee

  • António João Silva, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Elisa Silva, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Isabel Ratão, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Jaime Aníbal, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Jânio Monteiro, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Miguel Oliveira, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Nelson Sousa, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Paulo Santos, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • André Botelheiro, Universidade do Algarve, Gabinete de Comunicação e Protocolo (Director), Portugal
  • Ana Paula Ferreira, Universidade do Algarve, Serviços Técnicos (Director), Portugal
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    Scientific Committee

  • Aicha Nancib, Ferhat Abbas University, Setif 1, Algeria
  • Aires Camões, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Ana Cristina Figueira, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CIEO, Portugal
  • Ana Teresa Lima, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brasil and University of Waterloo, ON, Canada
  • Anabela Rebelo, Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente (APA), Portugal
  • Andrew McCoy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
  • António Martins, Grupo Águas de Portugal, Águas do Algarve, Portugal
  • António Matias, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Economia and CIEO, Portugal
  • António Ruano, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CINTAL, Portugal
  • Arturo Aquino Martín, University of Huelva, Spain
  • Aureliano Alves, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CCMAR, Portugal
  • Aurizia Anica, Universidade do Algarve, Escola Superior de Educação e Comunicação and IELT, Portugal
  • Carla Antunes, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and MeditBio, Portugal
  • Carla Rodrigues, Universidade de Aveiro e ANQIP, Portugal
  • Carlos Otero da Silva, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Celestina Pedras, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and LEAF, Portugal
  • Celestino Ruivo, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Célia Quintas, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and MeditBio, Portugal
  • Célia Ramos, Universidade do Algarve, Escola Superior de Gestão Hotelaria e Turismo, Portugal
  • Clauciana Schmidt Bueno de Moraes, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil
  • Cláudia de Almeida, Universidade do Algarve, Escola Superior de Gestão Hotelaria e Turismo and CIEO, Portugal
  • Cláudia Sequeira, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CIMA, Portugal
  • Cristiano Cabrita, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Damian Beben, Opole University of Technology, Poland
  • Duarte Nuno Duarte, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CIMA, Portugal
  • Edmilson Teixeira, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
  • Eduardo Esteves, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CCMAR, Portugal
  • Eduardo López González, Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA), Spain
  • Eladio Durán Aranda, University of Huelva, Spain
  • Enzo Martinelli, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Eugénia Ferreira, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
  • Eusébio Conceição, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CINTAL, Portugal
  • Fabian Sá, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
  • Fátima Farinha, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CERIS, Portugal
  • Fernando Branco, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Fernando Cánovas, Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia, Spain
  • Fernando Martins, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CIEO, Portugal
  • Flávio Martins, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CIMA, Portugal
  • Francisca Segura, University of Huelva, Spain
  • Francisco Guzmán Navarro, University of Malaga, Spain
  • Gabriela Schutz, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CEOT, Portugal
  • Gil Fraqueza, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CCMAR, Portugal
  • Giovanna Concu, University of Cagliari, Italy
  • Gonçalo Prates, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CEG, Portugal
  • Helena Fernandez, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CIEO, Portugal
  • Hugo Pinto, Universidade de Coimbra and CES; Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
  • Isménio Martins, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Jacobo Porteiro, University of Vigo, Spain
  • Jeff Camkin, CENRM and University of Western Australia, Australia
  • Jessie Melo, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and MeditBio, Portugal
  • João Castro Gomes, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
  • João Estevão, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CIMA Portugal
  • João M. F. Rodrigues, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and LARSyS, Portugal
  • Jorge de Brito, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Jorge Isidoro, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and MARE, Portugal
  • Jorge Pereira, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and MeditBio, Portugal
  • José António Monteiro, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CEPAC, Portugal
  • José Luís Argain, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CIMA, Portugal
  • José Paulo Monteiro, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CERIS, Portugal
  • Juan Jose Salas, Centre for New Water Technologies (CENTA), Spain
  • Juan Manuel Enrique Gomez, University of Huelva, Spain
  • Katherine Flynn, The European Association for Food Safety – SAFE consortium, France
  • Kinga Krauze, European Regional Centre for Ecohydrology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
  • Lahcen Boukhattem, University of Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
  • Ludovina Galego, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and MeditBio, Portugal
  • Luís Fialho, University of Evora, Portugal
  • Luís Oliveira, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Manuel Duarte Pinheiro, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Manuela Rosa, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and CIEO, Portugal
  • Marcos Mateus, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon and MARETEC, Portugal
  • Margarida Ribau Teixeira, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CENSE, Portugal
  • Margarida Vieira, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and MeditBio, Portugal
  • Maria de Belém Costa, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and MeditBio, Portugal
  • María Martín Morales, University of Granada, Spain
  • Mariana Golumbeanu, Balkan Environmental Association (BEnA), Romania
  • Mário Costa, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Mário Serafim Nunes, INESC Inovação, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Marisol Correia, Universidade do Algarve, Escola Superior de Gestão Hotelaria e Turismo, Portugal
  • Miguel Angel Ridao, University of Seville, Spain
  • Miguel Reimão Costa, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CEPAC, Portugal
  • Natividade Vieira, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Olfa Ben Said, Bizerta Faculty of Sciences, Carthage University, Tunisia
  • Patrícia Nunes, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and MeditBio, Portugal
  • Paulo Felisberto, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and LarSyS, Portugal
  • Paulo Relvas, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CIMA, Portugal
  • Pedro J. S. Cardoso, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, and LARSyS, Portugal
  • Rafaela Matos, Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC), Portugal
  • Raúl Barros, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CIMA, Portugal
  • Rijkelt Beumer, Department of Agrotechnology and Food Sciences, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
  • Roberto Lam, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and LARSyS, Portugal
  • Rodrigo Braga Moruzzi, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil
  • Rui Lança, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Portugal
  • Rui Cruz, Universidade do Algarve, Instituto Superior de Engenharia and MeditBio, Portugal
  • Rute Rocha, Universidade do Algarve, ESEC and DESYM, Portugal
  • Sara Raposo, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and CIMA, Portugal
  • Sérgio de Jesus, Universidade do Algarve, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and LARSyS, Portugal
  • Stephen Thomas, OGI Groundwater Specialists Ltd., Honorary Fellow at Durham University, United Kingdom
  • Tomás Figueiredo, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança and CIMO, Portugal
  • Vítor Gonçalves, Universidade dos Açores and CIBIO, Azores, Portugal
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    Registration

    Registration is open and can be made using the following LINK.

     

    For each accepted paper, at least one author must be registered in order to be published in the proceedings.

    Registration Fees

    Registration Type Before June 21st After June 21st
    Standard Fee 350 € 450 €
    Discounted Fee * 200 € 250 €

    Both Standard and Discounted* registrations include: proceedings, lunches, coffee breaks, welcome reception and conference dinner.

    * The discounted fee applies to: (1) Bachelor, Master and PhD Students, (2) members of the Universidade do Algarve, (3) members of the Scientific Committee.

    On site registration will be added an extra cost of 50 €.

    Program

    The draft version of the program is:

    Sponsors

     

    More to be announced.

    Useful Information

    INCREaSE 2019 will take place in Faro, the administrative, social and commercial capital of the Algarve.

    The Algarve, located in South Portugal, is a well-known touristic region. With a Mediterranean climate, this region is perfect for summer holidays. Some of the best and most beautiful beaches in the world can be found here, making the Algarve a favourite for holiday makers.

    See more information about Faro at the Municipality of Faro website and watch a promotional film of the Algarve.

    TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

    You can travel to Faro by plane, train or bus. Faro International Airport is served by several major airlines. The distance between Faro International Airport and the city of Faro is about 5 km. The city can be accessed by taxi or by bus. Faro bus and railway stations are located 2-5-minute walk from the city centre.

    Faro has a wide choice of accommodation suitable for every budget, from 4-star hotels to hostels.

    VENUE

    INCREaSE 2019 will be held at the “Complexo Pedagógico”, of the Penha Campus, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal.

    Please use this LINK from Google Maps to navigate to the Conference location.

    Going from the Faro Airport to the Penha Campus:

    Faro airport distances 8 km from the Penha Campus. The trip takes approximately 11 minutes by car. You can take a taxi or rent a car.

    Going from Faro Airport to the city center:

    From Faro Airport to the city center, you can take a taxi, rent a car or take a bus. PROXIMO bus lines 14 and 16 operate from Faro Airport from 05:00 h to 23:00 h. The 20-minute bus ride to Faro is frequent and affordable (€2,40 single fare). For more information, visit www.proximo.pt.

    Going from the City Centre to the Penha Campus

    The “Complexo Pedagógico” building at Penha Campus is located around a 20 minutes walking distance from the city centre. Bus line 18 connects the central bus station (near Hotel Eva) to Penha Campus. GPS: 37°01’42.4″N 7°55’28.4″W

    Detailed List of Options

    For a detailed list of options please download the following pdf venue.pdf.

    Previous Edition

    The information about the last edition of INCREaSE, is available in http://increase.ualg.pt/2017/.

     

    The Book of Proceedings of the 1st International Congress on Engineering and Sustainability in the XXI Century - INCREaSE 2017 is available in Springer

    Contacts

    Have you got any question? You can write us.

  • For registration issues please use the email address secretariadoincrease@gmail.com
  • else for any other issue please use the email address increase2019@ualg.pt
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    Postal Address

    INCREaSE 2019
    ISE, Campus da Penha
    Universidade do Algarve
    8005-139 Faro
    Portugal
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