"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



Paper deadlines
Archival abstract submission - extended October 30th, 2023
Archival manuscript upload (extended) November 17th, 2023
Abstract (conference paper) February 13th, 2024
Conference full paper March 1st, 2024
Payment deadlines
Reduced fee for all papers (obligatory to request)* January 16th, 2024
Full fee for archival papers January 16th, 2024
Full fee for conference papers in Special Session January 30th, 2024
Visa fee settlement February 15th, 2024
Sponsorship package fee March 2nd, 2024
Full fee for conference papers March 2nd, 2024
Other deadlines
*Request for reduced fee (final) December 9th, 2023
Membership waiver registration December 15th, 2023
Visa request February 15th, 2024
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.