Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

The Report of the U.N. Brundtland Commission, Our Common Future, 1987

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."

Buckminster Fuller, philosopher, futurist and global thinker (1895 - 1983)

"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban




Abstract deadline (archival) - extended October 10, 2019
Reduced fee request October 24, 2019
Archival full paper October 31, 2019
Fees due – archival papers, reduced fee November 29, 2019
Fees due – membership waiver November 29, 2019
Visa requests and visa fee settlement November 29, 2019
Abstract deadline (conference) December 27, 2019
Full fee for conference papers January 3, 2020
Conference full paper January 17, 2020
Corporate fee deadline January 3, 2020
Draft online digital proceedings January 31, 2020
The Conference  February 9-12, 2020
Final online digital proceedings April 20, 2020
Submission of papers to special issues depending on the journal, but most of special issues will be open only from October 1, 2020





Benchmarking the performance of cities across energy, water and environment systems
related metrics presents an opportunity to trigger policy learning, action, and cooperation to bring cities closer to sustainable development.