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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

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

Abba Eban

"If there are to be problems, may they come during my life-time so that I can resolve them and give my children the chance of a good life."

Kenyan proverb

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Conference Fee

 

Fee
     
Full conference fee:   690 EUR + GST*  
Attendance fee:
(see conditions below) 
  590 EUR + GST*  
Reduced conference fee:
(deadline for requests has passed) 
  345 EUR + GST*  
Special reduced conference fee:
(deadline for requests has passed) 
  245 EUR + GST*  
Active SAB members:   590 EUR + GST*  
IC SDEWES members:   waived (see conditions below)
Additional paper fee:   100 EUR + GST*  


*Australian GST (Goods & Services Tax) is 10%.
 

Reduced fee request deadline was January 13, 2020, and the quota is filled up. Reduced fee payment deadline is February 7, 2020. After the deadline authors must settle the full fee. 

Please log in with the information used for submission of abstracts and manuscripts, and follow the "FEE / REGISTRATION" link.

Important

No show policy: Authors which do not present their paper according to the guidelines, will have their paper canceled and the paper will not be published in the Proceedings and will not be publishable in a special issue of any of the journals. In this case, a fee refund is not possible.

Archival papers: Authors with archival papers must settle the fee (full, SAB or reduced) by February 7, 2020. After the deadline, papers will be converted to conference papers.

Fee types:

  1. Full conference fee allows access to all Conference Sessions, the Conference Social programme, Book of Abstracts, downloadable Proceedings and other Conference material, the submission and presentation of up to two papers. The fee is also used to support the participation of students and participants from developing countries and economies in transition.
  2. Active SAB members – active meaning that SAB member has sent at least 3 invitations to the conference (which have been followed), or has done at least one review. Additionally, if invitations are accepted SAB members can extra discount
  3. Attendance fee is available to non-presenting co-authors and other participants that are not planning to present any submission. In case that author changes status to presenting, he/she will have to settle the fee difference. Full fee without presentation allows access to all Conference Sessions, the Conference Social programme, Book of Abstracts, downloadable Proceedings and other Conference material. The fee is also used to support participation of students and participants from developing countries and economies in transition.
  4. Reduced and special reduced conference fee allows access to all Conference Sessions, the Conference Social programme, Book of Abstracts, downloadable Proceedings and other Conference material, as well as submission and presentation of up to two papers.
     

 

Reduced conference fees policy

Reduced conference fees may be granted to authors only under the following terms:

  • number of granted reduced fees will be limited to 30% of the total received regardless of the deadline
  • it will be granted on the basis first asked, first served
  • to BSc, MSc and PhD students, with proper documentation presented proving the student status
  • to authors from countries in transition and development which have GDP/cap of less than 8000 USD in any of the data series published by: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(nominal)_per_capita

Reduced fee request will have to be made through the fee module in the conference submission system, before the relevant deadline.

Special reduced conference fees may be granted to authors only upon request and under the following terms:

  • up to 15 special reduced conference fees (i.e. the difference between a reduced fee and special reduced fee) are financed by SDEWES Centre, max 1 author per country (additional stipends may be financed by other sponsors)
  • to authors studying/working in countries in transition and development which have GDP/cap of less than 4000 USD in any of the data series published by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(nominal)_per_capita, max 1 author per country

Special reduced fee request will have to be made through the fee module in the conference submission system.
 

Members of IC SDEWES can have their fee waived if they have an active membership for the running year (membership expires on the 31st December) and have not yet used the waiver option at other SDEWES events in the same year.

Membership is non-refundable and non-transferable!

 

Additional papers per presenting author will be allowed for an additional paper fee.


Other important information:

Cancellation policy: Cancellations must be received in writing before March 5, 2020, in order to obtain a refund minus a 100 EUR administrative charge. After March 5, 2020 refunds are not available, sorry, no exception. Cancelled papers will not be published in Proceedings and will not be invited in the special issue.

Publishing policy: Only papers presented at the Conference by one of the authors will be published in the Proceedings, which will be delivered to the participants online by June 17, 2020. Book of Abstracts and other Conference material including the application for later downloading online Proceedings, will only be delivered at the Conference venue to the presenting authors. The materials will not be available after the Conference by mail.

Special issue publishing policy: Only papers that corresponding authors nominate, ISC with help of reviewers recommends, presenting author has the conference fee settled by January 31, 2020, and have the paper presented at the Conference, may be invited to one of the special issues.



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