Scientific Sessions

PLEASE NOTE: Abstract submission is NOW CLOSED! More information on the submission process can be found below. 


The three key topics are:


Submission in the three key topics can address following themes:

► Mining and Supply Security
► Raw Materials in the Informal Economy
► Sustainable Consumption and Production
► Green and Circular Economy
► Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
► Decoupling, Life Cycle Thinking and Resource Efficiency
► Energy Efficiency
► Business & Financing
► Recycling and Waste Management
► Eco Cities
► Sustainable Construction and Infrastructure
► Mobility and Transportation

Key dates

Mark your calendars with the following important dates and deadlines.

Opening of abstract submission: Dec 21, 2016
Early evaluation request*: Jan 30, 2017
Abstract submission deadline: May 3, 2017
Notification of acceptance: June 1, 2017
► Registration deadline for authors: Aug 20, 2017
► Announcement of final program: Oct 2, 2017
► WRF 2017 Congress: Oct. 24-25, 2017
► Deadline for short manuscript submission: Jan 1, 2018

Submission process

Final acceptance of any contribution requires registration of the author to attend the conference. The Scientific Expert Committee determines whether the author of an accepted short proceeding is ultimately invited for a paper or poster presentation. Short proceedings will be collected in a conference book. Upon agreement with the corresponding author, all provided information including Abstracts, Slides, Posters and Short Manuscripts will be made accessible to the public on the WRF website after the conference.

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