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Sustainability Conference 2008

Welcome to the website of the Fourth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability to be held in conjunction with the Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

The conference will work in a multidisciplinary way across the various fields and perspectives through which we can address the fundamental and related questions of sustainability. Main speakers include some of the leading thinkers in these areas, as well as numerous paper, colloquium and workshop presentations.

Participants are also welcome to submit a presentation proposal either for a 30-minute paper, 60-minute workshop, a jointly presented 90-minute colloquium session.

Parallel sessions are loosely grouped into streams reflecting different perspectives or disciplines. Each stream also has its own talking circle, a forum for focused discussion of issues. Virtual participation is also available.

Participants may choose to submit written papers before or after the Conference for possible publication in the International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, a fully refereed academic Journal. All Conference participants receive an online subscription to the Journal for one year after the Conference.

 

Background

The International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability

The Sustainability Conference is held annually in different locations around the world. The conference was held at the University of Madras, Chennai, India in 2007; Hanoi and Ha Long Bay, Vietnam in 2006; and the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Island of Oahu, Hawai’I, USA in 2005.


The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability

Presenters have the option to submit papers to the International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, a fully refereed academic Journal. Virtual participants also have the option to submit papers for consideration by the Journal.

Papers submitted for publication will be refereed in consultation with members of our International Advisory Board. The publication decision is based on the referees' reports.

For more information please visit the Publish Your Paper page.


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Who Should Attend

  • Academics in the social sciences, applied sciences, the humanities, the professions and education.
  • Research students.
  • Public administrators in local, provincial and state government.
  • Representatives of the private sector.
  • Trainers and industry consultants.

Conference Organisers

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