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2nd Association of Researchers in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-being Conference

Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Built Environment Conferences | Seminars | Workshops

Monday, June 1, 2020

8:00 AM

Protea Hotel by Marriott® Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa

2nd Association of Researchers in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-being Conference

Objectives

The 2nd Association of Researchers in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-Being (ARCOSH) conference provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners from developed, developing and underdeveloped nations to address fundamental construction safety, health, and well-being (SHW) issues. The broad objectives of the conference are to:

  • Provide a forum for multi-disciplinary interaction between academics, practitioners, and researchers;
  • Provide an internationally recognised, accredited conference;
  • Disseminate innovative and cutting-edge practices, and
  • Contribute to the construction SHW body of knowledge.

Documents about ARCOSH

  1. ARCOSH Introduction (PDF)
  2. ARCOSH Vision Statement (PDF)
  3. ARCOSH Application for Membership (MS Word)  

Conference theme: Digital Technology and Construction HSW

Abstracts and papers should address the following:
  • Addictive Manufacturing and construction HSW
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and construction HSW
  • BIM in construction HSW
  • Ethical challenges of 4IR
  • Internet of Things (IoTs) in construction HSW
  • Robotics and construction HSW
  • Safety differently and / Just Culture
  • Safety I & Safety II in construction
  • Social challenges of 4IR
  • UAVs (Drones) and construction HSW

Call for Papers

3rd Call for Papers (PDF), 29 January 2020

2nd Call for Papers (PDF), 04 November 2019

1st Call for Papers (PDF), 10 September 2019

Abstract and Papers

Authors are invited to submit abstracts in English of not more than 200 words for peer review by the international scientific committee by not later than 25 October 2019. To produce a structured abstract that is written in a single paragraph format, please complete the following six fields relative to the paper: purpose; design; findings; value; research limitations, and practical implications. Each abstract should indicate the goal of the conference the proposed paper will address, and the name and full contact details of corresponding authors. Only authors
with accepted abstracts will be invited to submit full papers for peer review in line with the conference milestones.

Milestones

The conference deadlines are as follows:
Abstract (200 words maximum)10 February 2020
Notification of acceptance24 February 2020
Submission of completed paper23 March 2020
Notification of acceptance13 April 2020
Submission of final paper11 May 2020

Submissions

E-mail: femuze@cut.ac.za

Conference fees (excludes accommodation and travel, includes VAT)

Category Discount Delegate General Delegate
Early Bird (27 March)R5 405R5 750
StandardR5 750R6 095
Student (F-T)R4 313R4 313
Accompanying personR2 300R2 300
Discount applies to: ACHASM / ARCOSH / ASAQS / CIB / Saiosh Members / SACPCMP registered persons


Organisers / Contact persons 

Conference Chair: Prof. John Smallwood, john.smallwood@mandela.ac.za

Conference Co-Chair: Prof. Fidelis Emuze, femuze@cut.ac.za

Conference website: http://construction.mandela.ac.za/ARCOSH

Venue

Protea Hotel by Marriott® Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town, South Africa.

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