The publication of a book is foreseen, if there is a sufficient number of quality papers related to the Sustainable Built Environment area.Journal Energy for Sustainable Development (ESD)
Selected papers from the conference will be published in the journal Energy for Sustainable Development (ESD), subject to peer review. While ESD focuses on development, and therefore on developing countries, studies and experience in industrialised countries that are relevant to developing countries are also considered for publication.
For more information, please visit http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/aip/09730826 and http://ees.elsevier.com/esd/.Journal Management of Environmental Quality (MEQ)
Some papers from the conference will be published in the Journal Management of Environmental Quality. For more information visit the Journal "Management of Environmental Quality" website.
Journal of Sustainable Mobility (JSM)
Papers from the conference will also be selected to be published in the Journal of Sustainable Mobility, subject to peer review.IMPORTANT DEADLINES
Proposals for sessions and submission of short papers (3 to 5 pages)
15th May 2013
Notification of acceptance
22nd June 2013FINAL VERSION DUE
15th July 2013
After acceptance, the final version of your paper should be submitted electronically (converted in Portable Document Format (PDF)), through our submission website, at http://www.webchairing.com/efs2013/intra/.Guidelines
All papers (3-5 page short papers) must be submitted electronically using the Conference's Paper Submission System. Detailed instructions are provided on the submission site. Complete all the required fields in the proper format when registering your paper.
Authors must also indicate the conference thematic session or topic to which the paper is submitted. Besides, proposals for sessions and submission of short papers are encouraged to consider the framework of the general conference theme.
Authors should fill in the information on the contact author. This will automatically trigger the sending of a submission acknowledgement, by e-mail, to the "contact author". By the notification deadline the authors will be contacted, by e-mail, regarding the acceptance of the paper.
Anyone unable to use the web-based submission procedure can send an e-mail to the secretariat with: title of paper, author(s), affiliation(s), contact details, list of keywords, the abstract, and an attached PDF file containing the paper.
Only PDF files will be accepted. If you do not have the necessary tools to generate PDF files, you can use free online services at http://createpdf.adobe.com/ or http://www.pdfonline.com.
A person may co-author several papers provided that the others are presented by another co-author. Each valid registration entitles the submission of one, and only one, article to the conference.
Papers should be written in English, using the format indicated below. Authors should carefully check their manuscripts for correct grammar and spelling.
"Template" Word in EnglishGUIDELINES FOR SUBMITTING YOUR FINAL VERSION
Final versions must again be submitted electronically using the Conference's Paper Submission System. The formatting instructions are the same.
The final version will not be sent for further refereeing, but should take duly into account the reports received from the referees. If necessary, the final version may be longer than the initial submission and possibly exceed the 5 page limit, provided that the paper is essentially the same as evaluated by the referees and the Scientific Committee.
Final Paper Submission Deadline: 15th July 2013.
At least one author must be registered and have paid the requisite fee by July 15th 2013 for the article to be included in the conference programme. A person can co-author several papers provided that the others are presented by another co-author. Each valid registration entitles the submission of one, and only one, article to the conference.
By submitting your paper to EfS 2013 authors warrant that neither that paper nor any related paper with essentially the same technical content has been submitted to any other conference. The conference proceedings will be distributed to the participants in a CD-ROM.
The organizing committee will organize post-conference special issues of scientific journals to publish extended versions of high quality work presented at the conference.USEFUL GUIDELINES FOR ORAL PRESENTATION
Papers accepted for presentation at the Energy for Sustainability Conference - EfS 2013 will be presented in parallel sessions on the 8th to the 10th of September.
Oral presentations will last no more than 15 minutes, after which 5 minutes will be allowed for discussion.
Each room will have a computer and video projector for authors / presenters to show their slides, in MS Powerpoint or Adobe PDF formats.
The authors presenting the papers must be in the room where their work is to be presented at least 15 minutes before the start of the relevant Parallel Session so as to copy / transfer the files to the computer.
The authors must also find the moderator of the Session and let him/her know who will be presenting the paper.