The 4th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response
August 27-29, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey
at Pune, India
Dana L. Hoag
Etienne E. Kerre
K. Harald Drager
-- Texas A&M International
Local organizing committee
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Prof. Dr. Cengiz KAHRAMAN
Istanbul Technical University
Department of Industrial
34367 Macka, Istanbul,
Tel : +90-212-2931300
Fax : +90-212-2407260
THEME: Intelligent Systems and Decision Making for Risk Analysis and Crisis Response
SPONSORED BY :
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)
In a changing world, more risks will appear and the future is more uncertainty. RACR provides a unique international forum to discuss these issues from a scientific and technical point of view and also in terms of management, services or usages.
RACR, launched by the Risk Analysis Council of China Association for Disaster Prevention in 2007 and taken over by SRA-China since 2011, is a series of biennial international conferences on risk analysis, crisis response, and disaster prevention for specialists and stakeholders. RACR 2013 in Istanbul will be the fourth conference in these series, following the successful RACR-2007 in Shanghai (China), RACR-2009 in Beijing (China) and RACR-2011 in Laredo (USA).
Istanbul is an old city with the remains of many ancient civilizations and their culture in harmony with Turkish culture. Istanbul is a world metropolis and the only city that combines two continents, built on seven hills on Asia and Europe. It is the capital of three empires: Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire, and Ottoman Empire.
RACR 2013 will be hosted by Istanbul Technical University (ITU), which is one of the best technical universities in Turkey. Having 238 year prominent history, a contemporary education environment and impressive academicians, Istanbul Technical University (ITU) has been distinguished in Turkey with its engineering and architecture education: Five campuses located in the heart of Istanbul, Thirteen colleges and six research institutes, Comprehensive education in 39 undergraduate degree programs, International Accreditation in all of the undergraduate degree programs (ABET, EUA, NAAB, IMO).
The conference center at ITU will be the Management Faculty of ITU in Macka-Besiktas, Istanbul. The participants will have a Bosphorus cruise and Topkapi Palace Tour during the conference period. The organizing chair from ITU is Prof. Cengiz Kahraman who is the Head of Department of Industrial Engineering.
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CALL FOR PAPER
Full papers within 6 pages (A4) are invited for submission in any of the fields listed on CONFERENCE TOPICS. We strongly recommend electronic submission. Manuscripts will be reviewed by the Program Committee in accordance with standard practice and the criteria for the conference. All submissions MUST be submitted in English. The abstract should be no more than 300 words.
All accepted papers will be included in the proceedings of RACR 2013 as a printed book titled "Intelligent Systems and Decision Making for Risk Analysis and Crisis Response " to be published by CRC Press, in USA, who shall to the best of its ability facilitate to have the papers indexed in EI.
The best papers (in extended version and a little change in title) will be selected for publication in special issues of the following journals:
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (indexed by SCI)
Journal of Multiple-Valued Logic and Soft Computing (indexed by SCI-E)
Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems (indexed by SCI-E)
Only submissions that cited the papers published in SRA-China’s official journal JRACR (http://www.atlantis-press.com/publications/jracr) could be recommended.
According to MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT FOR EDITORS OF CAMERA-READY PROCEEDINGS, SRA-China must deliver to the Publisher the complete and original camera-ready manuscript with the exception of the title pages and the page numbers and accompanied by appropriate illustrative material and instructional aids before May 21st 2013.
The registration covers all session's attendances, proceedings, a banquet, a cocktail, 3-day lunches, and all coffee breaks.