Deadlines coming up
October 20th, 2023
Archival abstract submission - extended
December 15th, 2023
Archival manuscript upload

"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

"Then I say the Earth belongs to each generation during its course, fully and in its right no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its existence"

Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1789

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Paper deadlines
Archival abstract submission - extended October 20th, 2023
Archival manuscript upload December 15th, 2023
Abstract (conference paper) in Special session February 27th, 2024
Abstract (conference paper) April 16th, 2024
Conference full paper June 3rd, 2024
Payment deadlines
Reduced fee for all papers (obligatory to request)* February 20th, 2024
Full fee for archival papers February 20th, 2024
Visa fee settlement March 14th, 2024
Full fee for conference papers in Special Session March 14th, 2024
Sponsorship package fee May 16th, 2024
Full fee for conference papers May 16th, 2024
Other deadlines
*Request for reduced fee January 20th, 2024
Membership waiver registration February 14th, 2024
Visa request March 14th, 2024
Top up to regular onsite fee May 16th, 2024
Fee type changes, cancellations May 16th, 2024
Final online digital proceedings July 12th, 2024
Submissions of papers to special issues depending on the journal
Conference starts June 16th, 2024
Conference ends** June 21st, 2024
** check the schedule page (when available) for more details


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.