Call for Invited Presentations

Call for Invited Presentations
5th Annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability
Phoenix, AZ.  November 12-14, 2017

Sustainability: the pursuit of environmentally sound development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the future!

The 5th Annual IEEE Technologies for Sustainability Conference (SusTech 2017) is designed to explore the development and application of science, engineering and technology in achieving a sustainable lifestyle for humanity. It brings together scientists, engineers, technologists and scholars from multiple disciplines to hold a dialogue on environmental issues and collaborate on ideas to develop and utilize innovative tools and intelligent systems to address them. Attendees will learn about the tools, connections and proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level.

SusTech 2017 will feature invited presentations, technical papers, student posters (contest) and workshops. A number of prominent experts will be giving keynotes addresses and plenary presentations.

Conference content that meet IEEE quality review standards will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore® as well as other Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) databases.

Abstracts are solicited for invited presentations from industry, government and academia covering relevant applied research, technologies, methodologies, tools and case studies. Topics with policy implications are also welcome. Invited speakers bio, abstract, and photo will be posted on the web site. A PDF of the complete set of invited speakers will be included in the proceedings. Optionally, an invited paper can be submitted (to be reviewed and meet IEEE quality requirements) of 8 pages maximum as described at We can also now publish a 2-page extended abstract in the proceedings that will not count as a formal publication. These can be arranged after abstract acceptance.

Topics of Interest for Invited Presentation (see web for full details)

Technologies that contribute to sustainability in all applications affecting human life.

Internet of Things – IOT                Agriculture & Food Technology           Smart Grid
Renewable/Alternate Energy        Intelligent Transportation Systems     Energy Efficiency
Societal Implications                     Ecological Sustainability & Conservation
Quality of Life / Public Policy       

Instructions: Submit in PDF or Word form, a one or two page (extended) abstract of the invited presentation via the form below. For information for authors on abstract format and optional paper submission, please visit the conference website at Select Authors tab.

Key Dates June 15, 2017 Submission deadline for invited presentation abstracts
July 1, 2017 Notification of acceptance
August 31, 2017 Final manuscript submission deadline


    SusTech Conference Program Invited Presentation Application Form

    Name (required)
    First Name:
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    1. Primary proposed presentation technical interest area (see CFP page): (required, check all that apply)

    Internet of Things (IoT)IoT SensorsIoT MedicalSmart GridRenewable EnergyAlternate EnergyElectronics ManufacturingEnergy EfficiencyIntelligent Transportation/Electric VehiclesElectric Vehicle TechnologiesAgriculture & Food TechnologyEcological SustainabilityNature Conservation & ManagementPolicySocietal ImplicationsSmart CitiesSustainable SolutionsSustainable ManagementOther relevant topic - explain below

    2. Please describe why you feel this presentation fits SusTech and why you are qualified to present. Give applicable experience, similar roles, special skills you bring to the table etc. Up to 1000 characters. (required)

    3. Please provide a 1-2 page abstract in Word or PDF about the presentation. (required)

    4. Endorser: Please indicate the name and contact information of a person who can speak to your strengths regarding the application.(required)
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