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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

DETAILED PROGRAM

19th September 2017 (Tuesday)

10:00

Pick up from hotels

11:00- 14:00

Tour to Dead Sea (see website for entrance fees)

14.30- 16:00

Lunch (see website for cost per person)

16:30

Back to hotels

20:00

Welcome reception

 

20th September 2017 (Wednesday)

08:00

Pick up from hotels

09:00 – 10:00

Registration

10:00 – 10:50

Opening ceremony (Faculty of Business)

10:50 – 11:20

Coffee break

11:20 – 12:00

Keynote speaker: Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, University of Maryland

Additive Manufacturing Technologies and their Impact on Construction Supply Chains

(Green Hall, Sufian Maarai Auditorium)

 

 

Session 1G

Green Hall

Chair: Dr.Khair Jadaan, The University of Jordan

Chair Assistant: Dr. Loai Dabbour, AL-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

 

Engineering Management

12:00 – 12:30

 

K. Whitlock and H. Abanda

Making a Business Case for BIM Adoption

12:30 – 13:00

 

S. Shahraki, E. Saghatforoush and A. Ravasan

Evaluating the need to determine and prioritize effective factors on the performance of building supervisors

 

13:00 – 13:30

 

J. Siderska

Cloud Manufacturing – the Adoption of Virtual Production Line to Soft Resources Analysis

 

13:30 – 14:00

 

K. Ejsmont and J. Lipiak

The model of assessment for flexographic printing technology

 

Session 1R

Red Hall

Chair: Dr. Kriengsak Panuwatwanich, Griffith University

Chair Assistant: Dr. Hesham Ahmad, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

 

Construction Management

12:00 – 12:30

 

M. Maraqana and J. Smallwood

Graduate Employment: Introducing Construction Management Graduates to the Workplace

 

12:30 – 13:00

 

H. Alidrisi and S. Mohamed

Systematic Review of Safety Leadership: A Fresh Perspective

 

13:00 – 13:30

 

G. Niazi and N. Painting

Critical Success Factors for Public Private Partnership in the Afghanistan Construction Industry

 

13:30 – 14:00

 

K. Kamoona and E. ALHares

A Decision Support system for Financial processes of infrastructure Construction projects

 

 

Session 1Y

Yellow Hall

Chair:  Dr. Fidelis Emuze, Central University of Technology

Chair Assistant: Dr. Ismael Jannoud, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

 

Risk Management

12:00 – 12:30

 

M. Alkhadim, K. Gidado and N. Painting

Risk Management: The relationship between perceived risk factors of crowd disaster and perceived safety in large buildings

 

12:30 – 13:00

 

A. Al-Chahadah and M. Ayoush

The Impact of the Adherence to Basel Rules on Banking Risk Management (Jordan Kuwait Bank Case Study)

 

13:00 – 13:30

 

I. Saleh, A. Amoush and D. Al-Sraheen

Effect of Risk Management Practice on Financial Performance in Jordanian Commercial Banks

 

13:30 – 14:00

 

M. Alkhadim, K. Gidado and N. Painting

Confirmatory factor analysis of perceived risk factors for crowd safety in large buildings

 

 

14:00 – 15:00         Lunch at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan Main Restaurant

 

  

Session 2G

Green Hall

Chair: Dr. Subhi Bazlamit, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

Chair Assistant: Dr. Mousa Bani Baker, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

 

Maintenance Management Systems

15:00 – 15:30

 

S. Al-Qawabah, N. Abu Shaban and A. Al aboushi

investigation of Roller burnishing Process on the Mechanical Characteristics, Microstructure, and Micro-hardness of Al-4% wt.Cu Under Hot Work Conditions

15:30 – 16:00

 

T. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Z. Hamici, S. Bazlamit and H. Ahmad

Assessment of the Effect of Alligator Cracking on Pavement Condition using WSN-Image Processing

 

 

Engineering Management

16:00 – 16:30

 

M. Masoud, W. Abu Elhaija, Y. Jaradat, I. Jannoud and L. Dabbour

Software Project Management: Resources Prediction and Estimation Utilizing Unsupervised Machine Learning Algorithm

 

16:30 – 17:00

M. Bani Baker and R. Abendeh

Employing Hollow Concrete and Thermostone Blocks in Sound Isolation System

17:00 – 17:30

 

M. Hamdallah and A. Srouji

Menu Engineering in Jordanian Health-Care: A Modified Balanced Scorecard Approach

 

 

 

Session 2R

Red Hall

Chair: Dr. Joanicjusz Nazarko, Bialystok University of Technology

Chair Assistant: Dr. Julia Siderska, Bialystok University of Technology

 

 

Construction Management

15:00 – 15:30

 

John-Paris Pantouvakis

Data analysis & design of construction productivity efficiency multipliers

 

15:30 – 16:00

 

E. Saghatforoush, F. Noghli and Z. Forghani

Evaluating the need to use Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) approach as a new alternative implementation system in developing countries

 

16:00 – 16:30

 

E. Abbott, L. Peng and D. Chu

Using Building Information Modelling to Facilitate Decision Making for a Mobile Crane Lifting Plan

 

16:30 – 17:00

 

T. Mushayi, C. Deacon and J. Smallwood

The Effectiveness of Health and Safety (H&S) Training and its Impact on Construction Workers’ Attitudes, and Perceptions

Session 2Y

Yellow Hall

Chair: Dr. John Smallwood, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Chair Assistant: Dr. Arkadiusz Jurczuk, Bialystok University of Technology

 

Construction Management

 

15:00 – 15:30

 

 

W. Yu, H. Chang and S. Cheng

A New Method to Tackle the Duration Risks of a Construction Project

 

15:30 – 16:00

 

J. Jantan, V. Tesan, P. Purirodbhokhin, S. Aree, J. Meenchainant and T. Chinda

Causal Relationships of Construction Performance using the Balanced Scorecard

 

 

Risk Management

16:00 – 16:30

 

B. Renault, J. Agumba and N. Ansary

Challenges of Implementing Risk Management Practices in the Construction Industry

 

16:30 – 17:00

D. Ikediashi and C. Aigbavboa

Exploring Monte Carlo Simulation Technique for Construction Project Risk Management

 

17:00 – 17:30

E. Lauterbach, S. Azhar and A. Salman

A Comparison of Paid vs. Free Weather Services for Site Specific Weather Forecasts for Construction Projects

 

        20:00                Pick up from hotels

20:00 – 22:00

Gala Dinner in Jerash

 

  

 

21st September 2017 (Thursday)

 

08:00

Pick up from hotels

 

09:00 – 09:50

Keynote speaker: Hojjat Adeli, The Ohio State University

Smart and Sustainable Signature Building Structures

(Green Hall, Sufian Maarai Auditorium)

 

09:50 – 10:20

 

Coffee break

 

10:20 – 11:00

 

Organizing Committee Co-Chair: Chien-Ho Ko, Taiwan

Plenary session: The past, present and future of EPPM

(Green Hall, Sufian Maarai Auditorium)

 

 

Session 3G

 Green Hall

Chair: Dr. Sherif Mohamed, Griffith University

Chair Assistant: Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Al- Saidi, Princess Sumaya University for Technology

 

 

Project and Process Management

11:00 – 11:30

 

J. Dumrak, N. Hadjinicolaou, B. Baroudi and S.Mostafa

Understanding Associations between project team involvement project design and project outcomes: A case study of health development projects in Thailand

 

11:30 – 12:00

 

F. Emuze and E. De Villiers

Promoting the PDCA Cycle for Increased Quality Work by Contractors in Bloemfontein, South Africa

 

12:00 – 12:30

 

M. Alhmeidiyeen

Outsourcing Projects and Achieving the Organizational Goals:  Applied Study in Greater Amman Municipality (GAM)

 

 

12:30 – 13:00

 

Chien-Ho Ko

Web-Based Intelligent RFID Facilities Maintenance System

  

 

Session 3R

Red Hall

Chair:  Dr. Kassim Gidado, University of Brighton

Chair Assistant: Dr. Mohammed Yassin, AL-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

 

Project and Process Management

 

11:00 – 11:30

A. Jurczuk

Identification and tracking of process inconsistency in manufacturing enterprises

11:30 – 12:00

 

M. Wirkus

Lean Project Management in a project

 

12:00 – 12:30

M. Haeffner and K. Panuwatwanich

Perceived Impacts of Industry 4.0 on Manufacturing Industry and its Workforce: Case of Germany

 

12:30 – 13:00

 

K. Halicka

The reference methodology of prospective analysis of technology in production engineering

Session 3Y

 Yellow Hall

Chair:  Dr. Zoubir Hamici, AL-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

Chair Assistant: Dr. Rana Alhorani, AL-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

 

Environmental Science and Management

 

11:00 – 11:30

R. Basu

Development of Ocean Sensors and Wave Power Generators

 

 

Transportation Systems

 

11:30 – 12:00

B. Chhour and V. Ammarapala

A Review of Factors Associated with Road Traffic Accidents

 

 

Cost Analysis and Financial Management

12:00 – 12:30

 

M. Nawaiseh, H. Falah, M. Attar and A. Al-Nidawy

The Use of Capital Budgeting Techniques as a tool for Management Decisions: Evidence from Jordan.

 

13:00 – 14:00    Lunch at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan Main Restaurant

 

  

Session 4G

Green Hall

Chair: Dr. Katarzyna Halicka, Bialystok University of Technology

Chair Assistant: Dr. Maha Ayoush, AL-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

 

Project and Process Management

14:00 – 14:30

 

A. Alyetan

Information Communication Technology (ICT) Impact on Building Construction Management Practices in the South West of Nigeria

14:30 – 15:00

 

F. Emuze and A. Weitsz

Process Mapping for Improved Construction Logistics Management

 

15:00 – 15:30

 

N. Hadjinicolaou, J. Dumrak and S. Mostafa

Improving project success with project portfolio management practices

 

15:30 – 16:00

 

E. alkhatib, M. Yassin and A. alkhatib

Managing the Digitisation of Filing System Project at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

Session 4R

Red Hall

Chair: Dr. Mohammad Nawafleh, General Director of Petra Region Authority

Chair Assistant: Dr. Najm A. Najm, AL-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

 

Operational Management and Decision Support Systems

14:00 – 14:30

 

R. Alqirem and K. Al Omoush

System Dynamics Simulator of Inventory Management as a learning tool to improve undergraduate's Decision Making

14:30 – 15:00

 

M. Dawood

BIM Based Bridge Management System

 

 

Quality and Reliability Management

15:00 – 15:30

 

N. Abuyassin, A. Yousif and N. Najm

Evaluating Risk management in Jordanian Construction Projects: An  ISO 31000-2009  implementation perspective

 

15:30 – 16:00

 

A. Olszewska

Analysis of changes in perception of organizations quality maturity

 

 

 

16:00 – 16:30

EPPM business meeting (Green Hall, Sufian Maarai Auditorium)

 

16:30 – 17:00

Conference closing (Green Hall, Sufian Maarai Auditorium)

 

20:00 – 22:00

Dinner at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

 

22nd September 2017 (Friday)

 

07:00

Pick up from hotel to Petra and Wadi Rum tour (See website for Entrance fees)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Deadlines

Conference Date September 20-22, 2017

Call for Papers

November 15, 2016

Submission of speaker biographies

November 15, 2016

Deadline for abstract submission

January 15, 2017

February 15, 2017

Notification of abstract acceptance

February 25, 2017

Deadline of full paper submission

April 25, 2017

Receiving reviewers’ reports

May 25, 2017

Notification of full paper acceptance
July 1, 2017

Deadline for early bird registration
June 25, 2017

Registration closure
August 25, 2017