International scientific-practical conference

Digital technologies and innovative materials in road and bridge construction
DigTechIMC-2020

24-25 September 2020

The organizing committee is monitoring the situation and follows all instructions related to COVID-19. The event is planned in full-time format by working by sections (topics) and compliance with all recommendations and measures. If the event, according to the requirements, is to be transferred to the online format, the organizing committee will promptly inform about all changes and provide a discount to all participants. The high level of the event will be maintained

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Congress center of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

ORGANIZERS:
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University
International concern BauBerg

  • General Media Partner: TechInform News Agency
  • Industry Media Partner: Power Industry Media Corporation
  • Industry Media Partner: Composite World

ORGANIZERS

The aim of the conference is to create favorable conditions for the high-quality functioning and development of the sphere of transport and energy infrastructures. During the event, demonstrations of innovative technologies and materials necessary for the effective design and construction of infrastructure facilities. The program is aimed at actively assisting in the implementation and large-scale development of advanced technologies, materials, structures, machines and mechanisms in the design, construction, reconstruction, overhaul, and artificial structures. During the conference, leading companies in road, bridge and hydraulic engineering will be represented, excursions to key centers and laboratories of the Polytechnic University will take place: the Laboratory for General Construction Technologies, the Kawasaki-Polytech Center for Industrial Robotics, the Polytechnic supercomputer center and the Light Materials Laboratory and designs.

Target audience: Members of the Government, heads of federal and territorial departments, heads of contractors, leading designers, manufacturers and suppliers of materials, leading scientists, as well as honored guests and specialists from foreign countries are invited to the conference

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Digital technologies and innovative materials in road and bridge construction

DigTechIMC-2020

24-25 September 2020

Conference coordinator (industry participation)
Alexey Ismailov
09:00 - 18:00 GMT+4
Conference coordinator (academic participation )
Diana Kirillova
09:00 - 18:00 GMT+4
Conference coordinator (academic participation)
Natalia Bokovaya
09:00 - 18:00 GMT+4

Topics:

  • Digital transformation in transport construction
  • Innovative materials for highways, bridges, tunnels and objects of industrial and civil construction
  • Composite materials for transport infrastructure and hydraulic engineering facilities
  • Innovative and modern materials for waterproofing special structures
  • Innovative and traditional solutions in the field of control of building materials. Modern laboratory
  • Inspection of roads, bridges, tunnels and objects of industrial and civil engineering
  • Points of contact between the regulatory framework of the CIS countries and the Russian Federation. Regulatory changes
  • Hydraulic structures as part of transport infrastructure facilities

Important dates

10
Aug
Abstract submission deadline
15
Aug
Full paper and presentation submission
28
Aug
Registration for speakers
10
Sep
Notification of acceptance for oral presentations
10
Sep
Registration for participants
10
Sep
Notification of acceptance for papers
10
Sep
Conference fee payment

Conference fee

Participants

24 000

Accompanying person

7 000

Participants

340

Accompanying person

100

Conference fee for participation covers (for one person):

  • All scientific sessions
  • Poster sessions
  • Meals as indicated in the conference program
  • Proceedings publication

Conference fee for accompanying person covers:

  • All scientific sessions
  • Poster sessions
  • Meals as indicated in the conference program

The registration fee with the participation of several representatives from one organization and for partners can be reduced. For discount, please contact the organizing committee.

Conference fee does not include accommodation payment. The costs of travel and accommodation paper presenters cover themselves. All payments from the Russian citizens and organizations are made in rubles in the current exchange rate.

PAPER SUBMISSION

The full paper submission deadline is July 15, 2020

Registrants are invited to submit an abstract and paper for consideration for poster or oral presentation. The Scientific Committee will select paper submissions from conference registrants as posters and oral presentations at the meeting.

Be sure that your paper is in strict accordance to template

Please note: You must register for the conference prior to submitting a paper. Paper received from anyone who has not registered to attend the conference will not be considered.

Papers which are prepared for publishing should be original research manuscripts, never published before and not under consideration for publication in any other conference proceeding (journal etc.). All papers are supposed to present novel research results of international interest. Papers need to be related to the main topic of the conference and conference topic fields. We publish papers written in good English only. All papers are reviewed by a native speaker. All papers are thoroughly checked for plagiarism. Acceptable minimum of originality is 90%. All papers should be not less than 6 pages (recommended 8-12 pages).

Ethics

Please read the detailed Elsivier Publication Ethics (Elsevier recommendations and COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors). If a paper contains figures or tables taken from other sources, the author must get the respective permission for reproduction them from the corresponding publishers.

Authorship

Number of authors in a single paper is 6 person maximum. One person can be the author of not more than 2 articles. The corresponding author is the person chosen within the group to be responsible for all contact and correspondence with the periodical. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors (and no inappropriate co-authors) are included in the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and agree on its submission for publication.

Please note: You must register for the conference prior to submitting a paper. Paper received from anyone who has not registered to attend the conference will not be considered

The manuscript should follow the IMRaD format:

  • Title
  • Authors
  • Keywords
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • References

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

  • Andrei Rudskoi, D.Sc., professor, member of Russian Academy of Science, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), Russia– chairman
  • Albert Bashkarev, D.Sc., professor, Higher School of Transport, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), Russia
  • Dilshod Bazarov, D.Sc., professor, Head of the Department "Use of Water Energy and Pumping Stations", Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers, Uzbekistan
  • Evgeny Vdovin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Vice Rector for Research, Head of the Department “Roads, Bridges and Tunnels”, Kazan State University of Architecture and Engineering, Russia
  • Marsel Garifullin, PhD, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Yuri Lazarev, D.Sc., professor, Director of the Higher School of Industrial-Civil and Road Construction, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), Russia
  • Arturas Kaklauskas, D.Sc., professor, Vilnus Gideminas Technical University, Lithuania
  • Milena Kichekova, Assoc. Prof. PhD, head of Department of Construction Engineering, Varna Free University «Chernorizets Hrabar», Bulgaria
  • Roman Orlovich, D.Sc., professor, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Poland
  • Miroslav Premrov, D.Sc., professor, Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Maribor University of Maribor, Slovenia
  • Leonids Pakrastins, Dr.sc., Director of the Institute of Structural Engineering and Reconstruction, Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Jaroslaw Rajczyk, Czestochowa University of Technology, Czestochowa, Poland
  • Marlena Rajczyk, Czestochowa University of Technology, Czestochowa, Poland
  • Dmitrijs Serdjuks, Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia
  • Bagdat Teltayev, D.Sc., professor, Honorable Member of the National Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, academician of the National Engineering Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of International Transport Academy and International Academy of Energy Engineering after A. Einstein, member of International Association for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Construction, Kazakhstan Geotechnical Association of Asphalt Concrete Technologists, president, Kazakhstan Highway Research Institute (JSC “KAZDORNII”), Kazakhstan
  • Issa Togo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), Russia
  • Tomas Hanak, PhD, ass. professor, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

KEY SPEAKERS

EXCURSIONS AND VISITS

We offer to participants to visit to Supercomputer Center «Polytechnic», to scientific and educational center of industrial robotics «Kawasaki-Polytech», to «Laboratory of light materials and structures» and Laboratory of Building Technologies.

Visit to Supercomputer Center «Polytechnic»

24 September

will be available later

Visit to Laboratory of Building Technologies

24 September

will be available later

Visit to scientific and educational center of industrial robotics «Kawasaki-Polytech»

24 September

will be available later

Visit to Laboratory of light materials and structures

24 September

will be available later

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Authors are invited to submit papers through the Easy Chair

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Venue and Accommodation

The modern congress center with comfortable halls is equipped with everything necessary for conferences and other events. It is located in the heart of the university campus on the north of St. Petersburg within easy walking distance of the metro station Polytechnicheskaya.

St. Petersburg is Europe’s Best Tourist Destination of the year 2017, Europe's Leading Heritage Destination 2018 and Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 2018 at World Travel Awards.

We recommend conference participants to book hotels in the city center near the red metro line (it takes about 20 minutes by metro from the city center to the venue).

You can also choose the hotels that are within walking distance of the venue:

Hotel «Sputnik»
***

36 Toreza prospect
Metro «Ploschad Muzhestva» or Metro «Polyteknicheskaya»
(Distance to SPbPU 1,5 km)

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Hotel «Orbita»
***

4 Nepokoryonnyh prospect
Metro «Ploschad Muzhestva»
(Distance to SPbPU 1,3 km)

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Hotel «Moskva»
****

2 Alexander Nevskiy Square
Metro «Ploschad Aleksandra Nevskogo»
(Distance to SPbPU 12,1 km)

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Hotel «Ambassador»
****

5-7 Rimskiy-Korsakov prospect
Metro «Sennaya/Sadovaya/ Spasskaya»
(Distance to SPbPU 12,1 km)

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Hotels Station
***, ****

9 Hotels in the City centre
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