Deadlines coming up
December 5th, 2023
Archival abstract submission

"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

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

"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



Paper deadlines
Archival abstract submission December 5th, 2023
Archival manuscript upload March 11th, 2024
Abstract (conference paper) in Special session June 10th, 2024
Abstract (conference paper) July 10th, 2024
Conference full paper August 14th, 2024
Payment deadlines
Reduced fee for all papers (obligatory to request)* April 10th, 2024
Full fee for archival papers April 10th, 2024
Visa fee settlement June 20th, 2024
Full fee for conference papers in Special Session June 20th, 2024
Full fee for conference papers July 20th, 2024
Sponsorship package fee August 8th, 2024
Other deadlines
*Request for reduced fee March 5th, 2024
Membership waiver registration April 9th, 2024
Visa request June 20th, 2024
Top up to regular onsite fee August 8th, 2024
Fee type changes, cancellations August 8th, 2024
Final online digital proceedings September 26th, 2024
Submissions of papers to special issues depending on the journal
Conference starts September 8th, 2024
Conference ends** September 12th, 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.