Call for Papers 

The conference is soliciting state-of-the-art research papers in the below mentioned areas of interest. In addition, the organizing committee welcomes submission of papers that links cooperatives with the Sustainable Development Goals.
List topics by area 

Main Topics

1. Sustainable Cooperatives: Theories, Concepts and Goals

1. Best international practices, lessons learned and challenges.
2. Models, terminologies and concepts in the field of co-operatives practice.
3. Innovative approaches to integrate cooperatives and SDGs 2030 (all goals with special focus on Goal 11).
4. Challenges facing co-operative practice.
5. Theories versus practice. 

2. Mending the Gap: Governance & Management of Sustainable Cooperatives

1. Role of stakeholders in promoting sustainable cooperative communities.
2. Role of the State in promoting sustainable cooperative communities.
3. Concepts and ideas for management and monitoring.
4. Governance for promoting and managing sustainable cooperatives. 

3.Sustainable Cooperative Communities and Economic Growth

1. International experiences in financing/funding sustainable cooperative projects.
2. Collaboration and Integrating co-operative activities.
3. Sustainable finance (role of banks, mortgage and institutions).
4. Real estate finance for Sustainable co-operative projects. 

4.Sustainable Cooperatives & Community Participation (People Matter Most)

1. Community participation through all phases of cooperative housing projects as means of sustainability.
2. Integrating the community (designing for everyone: elderly, disabled, youth and children).
3. Initiating community participation (International and local experiences).  

5.Responsive Architecture and Sustainable Cooperative Challenges

1. Quality of life indicators.
2. Sustainable and ecological bases to be considered in planning and designing sustainable cooperative projects.
3. New and renewable energy in sustainable cooperative housing projects.
4. Innovative urban planning of sustainable cooperative projects.
5. New trends in sustainable architectural designs (green, smart, responsive and ecological building design).  

6.Legislations and Regulations to Promote Sustainable Cooperative Practice

1. International experience in legal regulations of sustainable cooperatives.
2. Legislative protection of cooperative activities (experience and prospects).
3. Cooperatives principles within comparative constitutions & regional and international laws.




Receiving abstracts 07 October 2019
Approving abstracts 14 October 2019
Receiving the whole papers 28 October 2019
Notification of approving papers 04 November 2019
Submitting papers (after modification) 11 November 2019

Best Research Award

The ICCH awards celebrate excellence and innovation a prestigious platform to collaborate and share their vision for the future. The industry will come together for the eagerly anticipated winner’s announcement on date.

A total of EGP 60,000 will be rewarded as EGP 20,000 for each of the best three papers being selected by the scientific committee

Approved Researches will be published in HBRC journal.

Accepted & Presentable Papers 
Accepted papers for presentation at the conference’s scientific sessions will be rewarded EGP 5,000

Prospective authors are kindly invited to submit full text papers including results, tables, figures and references. Full text papers (.pdf, .doc) will be accepted via email. Email:

All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, and will be peer-reviewed. Articles submitted to the conference should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. 

Not Less Than 12 Page And Not More Than 15 Pages, including:
- Reference
- Citation
- Images
*Note font size to be 12pt

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Submissions will be reviewed by the scientific committees and approved Researches will be published in HBRC journal.


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