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

Abba Eban

"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)

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




Abstract deadline (archival) November 24, 2019
Reduced fee request December 23, 2019
Archival full paper December 30, 2019
Fees due – archival papers, reduced fee January 13, 2020
Fees due – archival papers in Special Session January 13, 2020
Fees due – membership waiver January 13, 2020
Visa requests and visa fee settlement January 13, 2020
Abstract deadline (conference) February 9, 2020
Full fee for conference papers in Special Session February 4, 2020
Full fee for conference papers March 4, 2020
Conference full paper March 15, 2020
Corporate fee deadline February 28, 2020
Draft online digital proceedings March 26, 2020
The Conference  April 6-9, 2020
Final online digital proceedings June 17, 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.