Urban Transitions Global Summit

Abstract submission and full paper guidelines

Please note that the Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016 event has taken place. We are not currently accepting abstracts for this conference.

The deadline for submission of abstracts has passed.

Opportunity to submit your paper to the conference proceedings

After the initial round of abstract review, all accepted and registered authors (both oral and poster) will be invited to submit full paper submissions for the proceedings publications. The invitations for possible inclusion in proceedings will be issued on 10 June and the deadline for submitting the full paper for review will be 22 July. Please note, you must attend the conference in order to be included in the proceedings. The Open Access publication fee will be included in your registration fee.

Full papers for proceedings will undergo a full round of review before being considered for Open Access publication in either Procedia Environmental Science or Procedia Engineering. Being included the conference programme does not guarantee acceptance in the proceedings.

Authors are under no obligation to submit to conference proceedings.

Overview of timelines:

  • 1 May – notification to authors of inclusion in oral programme
  • 27 May – author and early booking registration deadline
  • 10 June – invitations for full papers to be submitted for consideration in conference proceedings
  • 22 July – deadline for submission of full papers for consideration in conference proceedings

Please note, it is likely that the conference proceedings will be published after the conference has been held. We anticipate that they will be available before the end of 2016.

Once the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors must register for the conference and present the paper at the conference.

All authors who register for the conference may have their article considered for publication in an Elsevier journal. Acceptance of a paper for conference presentation does not guarantee subsequent acceptance for journal publication.

Abstracts of all accepted contributions will be included within the online abstract system which will be distributed to all registered conference participants.

For revisions or queries regarding papers already submitted

If you wish to make any essential revisions to an abstract already submitted, please contact us (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.