International Conference on Sustainable Technology and Development

27-30 March 2021 | Shenzhen, China


We understand you may be concerned about not being able to attend due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 situation. Rest assured that we will refund your registration fee, with no penalty, should you wish to cancel during the uncertainty of the outbreak.

The Elsevier conference team take the safety and well-being of their entire delegation and community very seriously. We will therefore be implementing a number of enhanced hygiene and cleaning measures, in collaboration with our conference venues, when our events take place. We will also of course, be following appropriate social distancing measures, to keep everyone safe throughout the conference.
This is coupled with our promise to refund your registration fee, with no penalty, should you wish to cancel during the uncertainty of the outbreak.

New dates announced: Conference postponed until 27-30 March 2021

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Sustainable Technology and Development 2021 aims to pave the pathway toward achieving sustainable development goals by enhancing communication among different research areas and different shareholders.

Global experts will give plenary lectures and lead discussion on the following key topics: Sustainable Environment; Sustainable Technology; Sustainable Living; Sustainable Society.

Abstracts are invited for talks and the large poster sessions. The organisers welcome submissions dealing with the impact of COVID19 on all aspects of sustainable development.

Submit abstracts here by 6 November 2020

Global leaders from both academia and industry will give an overview of the latest advances in their fields in a series of inspiring plenary lectures. A topical interdisciplinary programme will include selected contributed talks arranged within parallel sessions and poster sessions for which abstracts are invited. A series of training courses and workshops will take place immediately prior to the conference.

Contributions to the programme are invited by 6 November 2020 on the following conference topics:

Sustainable Environment

To improve the sustainability of ecosystems, and to understand the dynamics between ecosystem and human activities including:

  • Biodiversity & Ecosystem
  • Green chemistry
  • Energy
  • Climate Change

Sustainable Technology

Technologies that improve sustainability in all aspects:

  • Technology and Innovation
  • Remote Sensing for Sustainability
  • Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability

Sustainable Living

To achieve health, efficient, carbon neutral and zero waste communities:

  • Health
  • Buildings and Infrastructure
  • Production and Consumption
  • Logistics, Supply Chain and Transportation
  • Cities and Communities

Sustainable Society:

Better governance and equality:

  • Equality & Gender Equality
  • Education
  • Governance Indicators

Join the programme: Submit abstracts here by 6 November 2020.

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.

Chairs Committee

Cecília Almeida, Universidade Paulista – São Paulo, Brazil

Bin Chen, Beijing Normal University, China

Jay Gan, University of California, Riverside, USA

Kannan Govindan, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Don Huisingh, University of Tennessee, USA

Mingzhou Jin, University of Tennessee, USA

Jiří Jaromír Klemeš, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

Zhen Leng, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

Weidong Li, Wuhan University, China

Zhifu Mi, University College London, UK

Kirk Semple, Lancaster University, UK

Arnold Tukker, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Yutao Wang, Fudan University, China

Yong-Guan Zhu, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China

Wei Zhang, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA

Zuotai Zhang, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Jian Zuo, University of Adelaide, Australia

Supporting journal

Journal of Cleaner Production

Science of the Total Environment

Environment International




Remote Sensing of Environment

Sustainable Futures