Call for Papers

International Conference of Asia-Pacific Planning Societies 2018 calls for abstract with a particular focus on “Strategies and Solutions to Smart City development”.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Due by May 15, Tuesday
Notification of Acceptance by May 22, Tuesday
Full Paper Submission Due by July 12, Thursday

Topics of Interest

  • Smart Community
  • Smart Governance
  • Smart Urban Planning
  • Smart Infrastructure
  • Smart City Education
  • Smart Mobility

Guidelines for Paper Submission

2018 ICAPPS will have both oral and poster session. Please find the following information for your paper preparation.

  • Oral Presentation : Oral presenter is asked to submit either extended abstract up to 4 pages long with tables and figures or full paper with 8~20 pages long with an abstract on the first page only. Extended abstract and Abstract will be printed in proceeding and full pages are to be in CD.
  • Poster Presentation : Should submit extended abstract with up to 4 pages long with tables and figures. All pages to be printed in proceeding and CD.


Welcome to 2018 ICAPPS, following is some information about the registration.

Registration Fee: 

Date Program Registration Fee
General Student
Aug 23th 2018 Welcome Event 30 USD 20 USD
Aug 24th 2018 Main Symposium 60 USD 30 USD
Aug 25th 2018 Technical Tour 30 USD 20 USD
Full Participation 120 USD 70 USD

Fee for the program on 24/8 includes opening ceremony, all sessions, meals & refreshment breaks for the day.

Registration Fee Payment Information:

After finish your registration form and get your registration code, VUPDA provide 2 ways to pay the registration fee, include:

  • Remittance: Please use the registration code we gave, as the name of remittance.

Account No:0011004074326
Swift code: BFTVVNVX
Account Name:Vietnam Urban Planning and Development Association

  • Cash: Please pay the registration fee when you check in.(VND & USD)

Registration Form: 

Please download and fill the following document, then mail to icappsvietnam2018@gmail.com 




  1. Application Rules
  2. Extended Abstract Sample
  3. Full Paper Sample
  4. Oral Presentation Guideline
  5. Poster Presentation Guideline
  6. Registration Form
  7. Template of Abstract for the Screening
  8. Template of Application Sheet
  9. Template of Full Paper
  10. Writing Guidelines
  11. Technical Tour


University of Architecture of Ho Chi Minh City
196 Pasteur St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Contact Information

Vietnam Urban Planning & Development Association (VUPDA)

Chief Organizer: Prof.Dr. Do Hau – Vice President & Secretary General of VUPDA

Secretary of the Organizing Committee: Dr. Tran Mai Anh