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Notes for accepted authors

At least one author of the accepted abstract must register to attend either the in-person conference or, if they cannot travel to the conference, to present their work via zoom or the conference app. Only talks and posters of registered participants will be scheduled in the final program.

Abstracts of all accepted talks and posters will be included within the online program which will be distributed to all registered conference participants via the conference app.

Onsite authors

Accepted oral presenters: You will give your talk live and in-person as scheduled in the program. An audio recording of your talk along with your slides will be made available to all delegates after the event (subject to your permission).

Accepted poster presenters: You will present your poster in the live poster sessions as scheduled in the program.  You are encouraged to upload your poster and a short video pitch to the conference app to enable viewing and discussion via 1:1 meeting via the conference app by our non-attending delegates.

Non-attending authors

Accepted oral presenters: You will give your talk via zoom as scheduled in the program. An audio recording of your talk along with your slides will be made available to all delegates after the event (subject to your permission).

Accepted poster presenters: Upload your poster and a short video pitch to our conference app to enable viewing by all conference delegates: our in-app messaging and appointment facility enables delegates to contact you to discuss your work from the start of the conference and for 6-months post event

Poster pitches: We encourage all poster authors (onsite and non-attending) to upload a short video clip (up to 2 minutes long in English), to express your ideas and support your poster

All presentation audio recordings and posters will be available via the conference website or app for 6 months after the event.

For revisions or queries regarding papers already submitted:

If you wish to make any essential revisions to an abstract already submitted, please email the Content Coordinator(opens in new tab/window) (Please do not email credit card information under any circumstances) with details of any revisions or queries. Please quote your reference number if you have one.

Conference Topics:

1. Sustainable Chemistry

2. Carbon Neutral in Water System

3. Science of the Total Environment for Sustainability

4. Solid Waste Reutilization and Green Chemistry

5. Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Remediation

6. Advances in Watershed Sustainable Development

7. Nutrient Removal and Recovery from Wastewater

8. Remote Sensing for Sustainability

9. Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability

10. Life Cycle Thinking and Sustainability Applications

11. Energy and Carbon Neutrality

12. Carbon Neutrality and Economic Development

13. Circular Economy Oriented Building and Infrastructure Development

14. Sustainable Infrastructure

15. Logistics, Supply Chain and Transportation

16. Environmental System Engineering

17. Cities and Communities

18. Sustainable Marine Governance

19. Water Safety and Sustainable Development of Coastal Cities

20. UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

21. Marine Plastic Monitoring and Control

22. Ocean Pollution and Sustainability

23. Food Waste Management and Food Security

24. Sustainable Education

25. Sustainable Governance Indicators

Sustainable Technology and Development 2021 will be a truly interdisciplinary event and provides an excellent opportunity to meet scientific contacts and initiate new collaborations at academic and industrial levels.

Conference sessions and chairs

Session 1 - Sustainable Chemistry Chair: Wei Zhang, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA

Session 2 - Carbon Neutral in Water System Chair: Aijie Wang, Harbin University of Technology (Shenzhen), China

Session 3 - Science of the Total Environment for Sustainability Chair: Fang Wang, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Session 4 - Solid Waste Reutilization and Green Chemistry Chairs: Zuotai Zhang and Hong Chen, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Session 5 - Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Remediation Chair: Hefa Cheng, Peking University, China

Session 6 - Advances in Watershed Sustainable Development Chair: Wei Ouyang, Beijing Normal University, China

Session 7 - Nutrient Removal and Recovery from Wastewater Chair: Yongmei Li, Tongji University, China

Session 8 - Remote Sensing for Sustainability          Chairs: Shunling Liang, The University of Maryland, USA and Lian Feng, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Session 9 - Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability Chair: Weidong Li, Wuhan University of Technology, China

Session 10 - Life Cycle Thinking and Sustainability Applications Chairs: Ming Xu, Michigan University, USA and Arnold Tukker, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Session 11 - Energy and Carbon Neutrality Chair: Bin Chen, Beijing Normal University, China

Session 12 - Carbon Neutrality and Economic Development Chair: Zhifu Mi, University College London, UK

Session 13 - Circular Economy Oriented Building and Infrastructure Development Chair: Jian Zuo, University of Adelaide, Australia

Session 14 - Sustainable Infrastructure Chair: Zhen Leng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Session 15 - Logistics, Supply Chain and Transportation Chairs: Mingzhou Jin, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA and Kannan Govindan, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Session 16 - Environmental System Engineering Chair: Yutao Wang, Fudan University, China

Session 17 - Cities and Communities Chair: Pengjun Zhao, Peking University, China

Session 18 - Sustainable Marine Governance Chair: Jihong Chen, Shenzhen University, China

Session 19 - Water Safety and Sustainable Development of Coastal Cities Chair: Yuefei Huang, Tsinghua University, China

Session 20 - UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development Chairs: Fangli Qiao, First Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural Resources, China and  Martin Visbeck (TBD), GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel, Germany

Session 21 - Marine Plastic Monitoring and Control Chair: Huahong Shi, Huadong Normal University, China

Session 22 - Ocean Pollution and Sustainability Chair: Kenneth M. Y. Leung, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Session 23 - Food Waste Management and Food Security Chair: Zengwei Yuan, Nanjing University, China

Session 24 - Sustainable Education Chair: Sandra Caeiro, Open University, Portugal

Session 25 - Sustainable Governance Indicators Chair: Tomás B. Ramos, NOVA University Lisbon, Portugal

Session 26 - Sustainable Transition in Energy & Chemical Engineering Chairs: Changning Wu, Southern University of Science and Technology, China and Haoran Zhang, The University of Tokyo, JapanAdditional events

Opening Ceremony

Elsevier Author Workshop

Elsevier Editors Meeting

Journal Launch Reception: Sustainable Horizons

Female Scientist Union

Award & Closing Ceremony

Special Issues

The following special issues will be published. Further information will be added to this page shortly.

Science of the Total Environment

Topic: Science of the Total Environment for SustainabilitySubmit papers here (opens in new tab/window)

Environmental Research

Topic: The road to digitalization of urban water systems under the constraints of carbon neutrality goalsSubmit papers here (opens in new tab/window)

Cities

Topic: New agenda for social and environmental inclusive city

Journal of Green Building

Topic: Circular Economy Oriented Building and Infrastructure Development

Journal of Cleaner Production

Topic: The End Game: How to achieve carbon neutrality.