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ICASF Conference Dubai 2023

July 12, 2023

International Conference on Advancing Sustainable Futures 2023

Call For Papers

International Conference on Advancing Sustainable Futures (ICASF 2023)
Abu Dhabi University, Dubai campus
December 5th and 6th, 2023
In Conjunction with the “COP 28” Climate Change Conference
Physical and Virtual Presentations


Sharing Staff Council email/conference invite received July 6, 2023,  review details below.

Dear Scholar/Researcher,

 I hope this email finds you well.

 In line with the strategic vision of the United Arab Emirates in promoting sustainable development and in resonance with the UAE's Year of Sustainability objectives, We are extending a cordial invitation to the International Conference on advancing Sustainable Futures (ICASF 2023), organized by Abu Dhabi University, which will take place in Dubai on December 5th and 6th, in conjunction with the “COP 28” Climate change Conference.

 As an esteemed member of the Global Engagement Program, we highly value your expertise and contributions to the field of sustainability and futures. This conference aims to bring together leading researchers, scholars, practitioners, and policymakers from around the world to engage in meaningful discussions and share their insights on pressing sustainability challenges and future-oriented solutions.

 Attached to this email, you will find the Call for Papers document, which provides comprehensive details regarding the conference themes, Keynote speakers, Panel discussion sessions, and highly ranked Journals Publications opportunities. We strongly encourage you to consider submitting a paper or abstract for presentation at this esteemed event. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to explore the vibrant city of Dubai, known for its iconic landmarks, cultural heritage, and modern innovations.

We kindly request you to participate in the conference and actively promote it among your respective circles. We believe that your active participation in this conference will greatly enrich the event and contribute to its overall success.

We are pleased to offer a 20% waiver on the conference registration fees to the faculty who will join our ADU - Global Engagement Program (GEP) , through the link .

For more details on GEP benefits and privileges, kindly visit the website

 ICASF 2023 offers an exciting opportunity for your research to be considered for publication in esteemed journals and book series . The conference organizing committee has collaborated with several prestigious Q1 and Q2 Scopus-indexed journals and springer book series to provide special issues and expedited review processes for selected papers. Such as –

Springer Book Series:

Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (Scopus – Indexed)

Sustainable Civil Infrastructures (Scopus – Indexed)

IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Landscape Planning & Natural Resources Management 

Scopus Indexed Journals:

A special issue for the Science, Health, and Engineering Sustainability theme areas of the journal: Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) - Journal Environmental Geotechnics (Q2)

A special issue in Engineering Construction and Architectural Management (ECAM) Journal: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. – Journal Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management (Q1)

Web of Science (ESCI) - JCI : 0.18 (2020) Journal: International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development (Q2)

Business Management Sustainability and Green IT Innovation Tracks Journal, Management & Sustainability: An Arab Review

Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance Journal: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. – Journal Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance (Q2)

Young Consumers: Insight and Ideas for Responsible Marketers: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. – Journal Young Consumers: Insight and Ideas for Responsible Marketers (Q1)

A Special Issue in Sustainable Lifestyle, Nutrition, and Public Health Journal - Frontiers in Nutrition (Q1)

 Key Dates -

Call for papers: 31 May 2023

Short paper submission: 25 July 2023

Decision about Abstracts Acceptance: 14 August 2023 Full Papers submission: 25 September 2023 Decisions about Papers acceptance: 16 October 2023 Conference: 5 - 6 December 2023

Conference registration deadline: 30 October 2023

Submission details and guidelines can be found on the conference website:


Conference registration date: 30 October 2023

Full registration fee: US $450

Other categories and payment methods are available here The registeration fee for Abu Dhabi University Global Engagement Program (GEP) members is US $350.

To complete the registration form please click here 


Email contact: | Conference website:

We kindly request you to disseminate this invitation among your colleagues and networks who might be interested in participating in this important event.

 Thank you for your attention, and we look forward to welcoming you to the International Conference on Advancing Sustainability and Futures in Dubai.

Best regards, ICASF Team