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

Abba Eban

"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

"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



The 2nd AP Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES) was held 02-05 April 2024 in Gold Coast, Australia and it brought together 83 on-site and 118 on-line scientists, researchers and experts in the field of sustainable development from 22 countries and 5 continents. 71 papers were presented on-site orally in 13 regular sessions plus 2 plenary lectures by some of the most distinguished experts in the field. 96 papers were presented online in 12 regular sessions.

We hope you were as happy as we were as we again had the chance to meet, mingle and share new ideas in person.

All the photos, presentations, and videos of the most important events, as well as participants’ insight on the AP SDEWES 2024 are available on the conference website, but also at our SDEWES Talks Please feel free to share it with your colleagues and for more information and updates, look for #sdewes and follow us on social media:

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This year we have one upcoming conference and would love to see you and/or your colleagues there:



And next year, our main conference in Dubrovnik is taking place and we hope to see you and/or your colleagues there:

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