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

Abba Eban
"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
"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) December 16, 2018
Reduced fee request April 11, 2019
Archival full paper April 17, 2019
Fees due - archival papers, reduced fee June 12, 2019
Fees due - membership waiver June 12, 2019
Visa requests and fee settlement July 11, 2019
Abstract deadline (conference) August 27, 2019
Full fee for conference papers September 1, 2019
Corporate fee deadline September 2, 2019
Conference full paper September 12, 2019
Draft online digital proceedings September 24, 2019
The Conference October 1-6, 2019
Final online digital proceedings November 12, 2019
Submission of papers to special issues depending on the journal


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.