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|COBRA at ARES Annual Conference|
COBRA is the RICS research conference dedicated to construction, building and infrastructure. Since its first edition in 1995, COBRA has been held in different countries in partnership with local organisations to act as a key event for presenting and discussing the latest research across the world.
For the 2020 edition of COBRA, RICS and ARES join forces to present a dedicated track at ARES 2020, covering seven overarching themes:
Researchers, students and industry professionals are invited to submit abstracts by 15 October 2019 (8pm GMT). To submit your abstract, download the submission template at www.rics.org/cobra, fill it and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
The RICS COBRA Award 2020 of US$1,500 will be awarded to the best research paper presented at the track. Notable papers will also be considered for the World Built Environment Forum (WBEF) Research Prize, worth US$5,000 comprising: US$2,500 in cash and participation at the 2021 WBEF Summit.
Conference attendants and presenters will be able to participate to all COBRA and ARES 2020 sessions. Papers accepted to the COBRA track will undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review process to be published (digitally) and disseminated through RICS channels. Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit full papers on 25 October 2019. The deadline for submitting the full paper is set to 5 January 2020. For more information please visit www.rics.org/cobra or email email@example.com.