"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

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

Abba Eban




Abstract deadline (archival) January 31, 2020
Reduced fee request March 12, 2020
Archival full paper March 19, 2020
Fees due - archival papers, reduced fee May 12, 2020
Fees due - archival papers in Special Session May 12, 2020
Fees due - membership waiver May 12, 2020
Visa requests and visa fee settlement June 11, 2020
Abstract deadline (conference) June 30, 2020
Full fee for conference papers in Special Session June 30, 2020
Full fee for conference papers July 30, 2020
Corporate fee deadline July 30, 2020
Conference full paper August 13, 2020
Draft online digital proceedings August 24, 2020
The Conference September 1-5, 2020
Final online digital proceedings October 15, 2020
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.