ICASF (International Conference on Advancing Sustainable Futures) is coinciding with the UAE’s Year of Sustainability and COP28, which will be held in December in the UAE, which makes it very topical.
We are living in a fast-moving and changing world affected by many factors, such as climate change, energy prices, technology development, and peace and security. Therefore, it is essential we address sustainability as a core value and practice, embedded in everything we do. Therefore, it is essential that we address a sustainable future within the context of people, products, processes, and technology.
This timely conference will cover sustainability-related future subjects in a holistic way. It will address the four pillars of sustainability in line with the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals: Technology, People and Culture, Environment, and Economics.
The conference has the following objectives:
Scholars, decision-makers, researchers, and practitioners who are interested in topics related to sustainable futures will benefit from this conference.
Academic institutions, government departments, and private sector organizations will have access to state-of-the-art research in these topical and important areas.
Academics, Practitioners, and Research students are now invited to submit:
If you are unable to physically attend the conference but wish to present your research to our global community, you can participate as a virtual presenter.
Call for papers 31 May 2023
Full Papers submission 10th November 2023
Conference registration deadline 10th November 2023
Conference 5 - 6 December 2023
All papers will be blind-reviewed. Accepted papers will be assigned to paper or interactive paper sessions by the Program Chair(s). Papers presented at the conference will be included on USB flash drives. Papers should be prepared and presented in English.
The conference will feature two types of contributions:
At least one of the authors must register before the registration deadline, attend the conference, and present the paper. Otherwise, the paper will not be included in the conference program and proceedings. If absence from a scheduled meeting is unavoidable, participants must contact email@example.com.
Papers should be prepared in Microsoft Word and submitted electronically to the Conference Submission System or through the following link:
Please use the formatting guidelines below.
Full paper submitted to ICASF 2023 will be considered for publication in a number of Scopus indexed journals*.
Conference proceedings published in the below 3 Springer Book series Scopus indexed*
Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (Scopus)
Sustainable Civil Infrastructures (Scopus)
IEREK Interdisciplinary series for sustainable landscape, Planning & natural resources Management
Full papers journal publication opportunties
Journal Environmental Geotechnics (Q2)
Administrative Sciences, an international, scholarly, open access journal on organization studies (Q2); Impact Factor: 3.0 (2022).
Journal Engineering, Construction, and Architectural Management (Q1)
Management & Sustainability: An Arab Review
Highly recommended papers presented at the Business Management Sustainability or Green IT Innovation tracks will go through an expedited review process.
International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development (Q2)
Journal Young Consumers: Insight and Ideas for Responsible Marketers (Q1)
Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance Journal: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. – Journal Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance (Q2)
Frontiers in Nutrition - A Special Issue in Sustainable Lifestyle, Nutrition, and Public Health Journal - (Q1)
*All submitted papers need to follow the usual review process and guidelines by the journal / books.
Dubai is a city located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the southeast coast of the Arabian Gulf. The city is home to several man-made wonders, including the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, and the Palm Jumeirah, a palm-shaped artificial island. With its awe-inspiring architectural feats, opulent shopping experiences, and vibrant atmosphere, Dubai mirrors the forward-thinking ethos of the conference, making it a fitting host city for a event dedicated to shaping a sustainable and innovative future.
In December, the weather is comfortable, with temperatures ranging from 19 to 25°C and low humidity. This makes it perfect for outdoor activities and al fresco dining.
Delegates flying into Dubai International Airport can travel by rideshare, taxi, metro, complimentary coach, or bus to the Conference Venue – Waldorf Astoria, Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.
Note - For any room booking enquiry at Waldorf Astoria please email DXBPD.Reservations@waldorfastoria.com and they will advise the best rate that they can offer at the time of booking. Delegates looking for alternative accommodation in Dubai, please check: Booking.com
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Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
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Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi UAE
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