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

Abba Eban

"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

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



Paper deadlines
Archival abstract submission June 20th, 2023
Archival manuscript upload October 17th, 2023
Abstract (conference paper) in Special session January 18th, 2024
Abstract (conference paper) February 6th, 2024
Conference full paper March 13th, 2024
Payment deadlines
Visa fee settlement December 15th, 2023
Reduced fee for all papers (obligatory to request)* December 18th, 2023
Full fee for archival papers December 18th, 2023
Full fee for conference papers in Special Session January 30th, 2024
Sponsorship package fee March 2nd, 2024
Full fee for conference papers March 2nd, 2024
Other deadlines
*Request for reduced fee November 15th, 2023
Membership waiver registration December 15th, 2023
Visa request December 15th, 2023
Top up to regular onsite fee March 2nd, 2024
Fee type changes, cancellations March 2nd, 2024
Final online digital proceedings April 15th, 2024
Submissions of papers to special issues depending on the journal
Conference starts April 2nd, 2024
Conference ends** April 5th, 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.