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The Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment 2017

Art Center Kobe, Kobe, Japan

Thursday, June 8 - Sunday, June 11, 2017

Abstract Submission Deadline: January 19, 2017

Registration Deadline for Presenters: April 21, 2017


Conference Theme: “East Meets West: Innovation and Discovery”


From natural phenomena and the results of climate change to pollution and societal traumas, migrations and war, the enormous challenges that face humankind and our environment are frequently daunting and difficult to comprehend. However, with every new challenge or disruption comes the opportunity for innovation and discovery. Whether inventing new technologies, implementing innovative systems, enacting better policies, legislation, or governance, or ensuring greater cooperation and information sharing, responses are many and varied.

From incremental shift to radical change, from the local to the regional and from the national to the global, this international conference will focus on the challenges that demand a collective response. It will highlight the need to harness our abilities as scientists, policymakers, practitioners, engineers and educators to find multidisciplinary solutions in pursuit of the common goal of a sustainable world.

The Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment 2017 (ACSEE2017) will be held alongside The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences (ACSS2017) and The Asian Conference on Aging and Gerontology (AGen2017). Registration for any of these conferences will allow participants to attend sessions in the others.

In conjunction with our global partners, we look forward to extending you a warm welcome in 2017.




IAFOR Publishing Opportunities


IAFOR Journal of Sustainability, Energy & the Environment


The IAFOR Journal of Sustainability, Energy & the Environment is an editorially independent, open access journal associated with IAFOR’s Conferences on sustainability, energy and the environment. A small number of papers from the Conference Proceedings will be selected by the journal editor(s) for reworking and revising, in line with normal processes of review. It is expected that between five and ten percent of papers included in any given Conference Proceedings will be developed for inclusion in the journal. The editor may also commission pieces or accept articles from the open call, subject to the same processes of peer review.



Conference Proceedings

If your abstract is accepted and you have registered for the conference, you are encouraged to submit a full paper for inclusion in the official Conference Proceedings published on the website. Final papers should be uploaded through the submissions system in time for the submission deadline.




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IAFOR University & Institutional Partners

The International Academic Forum works with Institutional Partners to encourage the best in international, intercultural and interdisciplinary research at this conference.

We work closely with senior administrators and professors to develop programmes that are timely, thought-provoking and academically rigorous. It is through this global partnership alliance that our interdisciplinary conferences are backed by some of the world’s foremost institutions of learning. Read more about our partners.