"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

"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

"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)




Abstract deadline (archival) September 5, 2019
Reduced fee request October 24, 2019
Archival full paper October 31, 2019
Fees due – archival papers, reduced fee November 7, 2019
Fees due – membership waiver November 7, 2019
Visa requests and visa fee settlement November 7, 2019
Abstract deadline (conference) December 12, 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.