Call for Abstract Submissions


The International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) will hold its 7th International Conference (ISIE 2013) between June 25 to 28, 2013 in Ulsan, South Korea. 

                Industrial Ecology: Strategy for Green Growth

Abstract Submission

ISIE 2013 will include parallel sessions for presentation of papers, as well as separate poster sessions. In both cases, we ask that potential presenters submit abstracts of no more than 300 words (text only). Note that no written papers will be required for the conference, only abstracts.

Submit your abstract now

In completing the abstract submission form please select the most appropriate numbers (up to three categories) from the list of topics below. (This list of topics is to facilitate the process of reviewing abstracts and organising those accepted and is subject to change as the conference program evolves).

Paper / Poster Presentation and Publishing

To have an abstract or poster included in the Conference Book of Abstracts, at least one author must be registered by March 15, 2013 and present the work at the Conference.

Submission deadline: November 30, 2012
Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2013

Abstract Topic Areas

1.  Sustainable Urban Systems
1.1 Urban Infrastructure and Low Carbon Development                              
1.2 Urban Systems- Policy & Governance
1.3 Urban Metabolism & Environmental Footprints of Cities
2. Sustainable Consumption and Production
2.1 Consumers and Lifestyles
2.2 Sustainable Supply Chain Management
2.3 Rebound Effects
3. Socio-Economic Metabolism and Material Flow Analysis
3.1 Sustainable Resource Management
3.2 Modelling of Stock and Flow Relationships
3.3 Critical Materials, Waste and Recycling
3.4. Linking Socio-Economic Metabolism and Climate Change
4. Environmentally Extended Input-Output Analysis 
4.1 Method and Database Development in  EEIO
4.2 Carbon and other Footprints of Consumption
5. Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment
 including Developments in Life Cycle Modelling
6. Industrial Symbiosis and Eco-Industrial Development
7. Social Sciences in LCA
8. Sustainable Design of Products and Services
8.1  Design for the Environment
8.2 Environmental Footprints
8.3 Managing End-of-Life Products
9. Green Growth; Green Economy
9.1 Decoupling Economic Growth and Impacts
9.2 Business Models for Decoupling

10. Agri-Food-Bioenergy Systems
11. Industrial Ecology in Developing Countries
12. Policy Intervention and Planning
13. Complex Systems and Agent-Based Modelling
14. Industrial Ecology Education
15. Practical Case Studies and Best Practice
16. Other (with Industrial Ecology area defined)
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