2023 8th Asia Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development

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November 3-5 | Sapporo, Japan

Welcome to ACESD 2023

2023 8th Asia Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development (ACESD 2023) will be held in Sapporo, Japan during November 3-5, 2023. It is sponsored by iNehc, IJESD and technically supported by Yokohama National University, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Nagasaki University and Japan International Cooperation Agency.

ACESD aims to provide a forum for researchers, practitioners, and professinals from the industry, academia and government to discourse on research and development, professional practice in environment and sustainable development. It is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the field of environment and sustainable development.

The conference serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving environment and sustainable development related techniques.

Recent News

[2023-5-11] Springer-ESE as ACESD 2023 publication is confirmed.

[2023-1-1] The organizing committee has decided to hold ACESD 2023 in Sapporo, Japan during November 3-5, 2023. You're welcome to participate in the conference.

[AUG. 16, 2022] Final call! ACESD 2022 submission deadline has been extended to September 10, 2022.

[2022-1-23] ACESD 2022 will be held in Kyoto, Japan during November 4-6. The submission is already open.

[2021-11-24] ACESD 2021 has been switched to a fully virtual conference given the intense situation of COVID-19 epidemic.

2021-8-31] Final call! The submission deadline of ACESD 2021 has been extended to September 25, 2021.

[2021-2-2] The organizing committee has decided to hold ACESD 2021 in Phuket, Thailand during November 6-8, 2021. You're welcome to participate in the conference.

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Important Date

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2023
Acceptance Notification: October 05, 2023
Registration Deadline: October 15, 2023
Camera-Ready Paper Due: October 15, 2023
Conference Dates: November 3-5, 2023

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Submissions will be reviewed by the conference committees, accepted and presented papers will be published as a volume of Springer book series: Environmental Science and Engineering which will be submitted for indexing by EI Compendex, Scopus, SCImago and the other major databases.

ACESD 2022 Proceedings Available Here: https://link.springer.com/book/9789819941001
ACESD 2021 Proceedings Available Here: https://link.springer.com/book/9789811917035 , indexed by Scopus and EI Compendex.

Note: It's acceptable to submit your abstract to us for only oral presentation if you're not expecting any publication of your paper.


Authors are encouraged to submit your extended paper with at least 35% new added content and new title to the two journals below for publication after the conference:

International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, which will be indexed by Scopus( CiteScore 2022: 1.4), Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS), CABI, DOAJ, Ulrich Periodicals Directory, Crossref, ProQuest, etc.

Deadline for manuscript submissions:  January 25, 2024

Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, which will be indexed by SCIE (Impact factor 2021: 4.108), Scopus (Citescore 2021: 2.9), etc.

Deadline for manuscript submissions:  February 15, 2024 

Note: Authors should inform the conference secretary of the paper title and author name once you submit your extended paper to either one of the above journals, in order to enjoy the discount on APC provided by the conference organizer.



Authors are invited to submit full papers describing original research work in areas including, but not limited to:

Environmental dynamics

Meteorology, Hydrology, Geophysics, Atmospheric physics, Physical oceanography

Global environmental change and ecosystems management

Climate and climatic changes, Global warming, Ozone layer depletion, Carbon capture and storage, Biofuels, Integrated ecosystems management, Satellite applications in the environment

Environmental restoration and ecological engineering

Advanced treatment of water and secondary effluents (membranes, adsorption, ion exchange, oxidation etc), Disinfection and disinfection by- products, Management of water treatment residuals, Aesthetic quality of drinking water (taste, odors), Effect of distribution systems on potable water quality, Reuse of reclaimed waters

Water treatment and reclamation

Habitat reconstruction, Biodiversity conservation, Deforestation, Wetlands, Landscape degradation and restoration, Ground water remediation, Soil decontamination, Eco-technology, Bio-engineering

Environmental sustainability

Resource management, Life cycle analysis, Environmental systems approach, Renewable sources of energy-energy savings, Clean technologies, Sustainable cities

Health and the Environment

Health related organisms, Hazardous substances and detection techniques, Biodegradation of hazardous substances, Toxicity assessment and epidemiological studies, Quality guidelines, environmental regulation and monitoring, Indoor air pollution

Wastewater and sludge treatment

Nutrients removal, Suspended and fixed film biological processes, Anaerobic treatment, Process modelling, Sludge treatment and reuse, Fate of hazardous substances, Industrial wastewater treatment, Advances in biological, physical and chemical processes, On site and small scale systems, Storm-water management

Solid waste management

Waste minimization, Optimization of collection systems, Recycling and reuse
Waste valorization, Technical aspects of treatment and disposal methods (landfilling, thermal treatment etc), Leachate treatment, Legal, economic and managerial aspects of solid waste management, Management of hazardous solid waste

Air pollution and control

Emission sources, Atmospheric modelling and numerical prediction, Interaction between pollutants, Control technologies, Air emission trading


International Advisory Chair

Prof. Vincenzo Belgiorno, University of Salerno, Italy

International Advisory Committees

Prof. Xi Lu, Tsinghua University, China
Prof. Yongsheng Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Honorary Chair

Prof. Richard Haynes, University of Queensland, Australia

General Chair

Dr. Mitsuo Yoshida, International Network for Environmental and Humanitarian Cooperation, Nonprofit Inc., Japan

Conference Co-chairs

Prof. Keiji Ujikawa, Yokohama National University, Japan
Prof. Shane Snyder, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Program Chairs  

Prof. Eric van Hullebusch, University of Paris, France
Prof. Mikio Ishiwatari, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan

Publicity Chairs

Prof. Kei Nakagawa, Nagasaki University, Japan
Dr. Kosuke KAWAI, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan


International Program Committees

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nazaitulshila Rasit, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Dr. Hakim Che Harun, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Dr. Soufiane Haddout, Ibn Tofail University, Morocco
Assoc. Prof. Sofiah Hamzah, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Dr. Shabir Hussain,Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Baba Imoro Musah, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) & Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Prof. Violeta Mugica Alvarez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco, Mexico
Assoc. Prof. Mohamed Alwaeli, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Assoc. Prof. Muslum Arici, Kocaeli University, Turkey
Dr. Nanjappa Ashwath, Central Queensland University, Australia
Dr. Chodchanok Attaphong, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Prof. H. A. Aziz, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Prof. Isabel Paula Lopes Bras, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal
Prof. Joe Dong, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Dr. Fatine Ezbakhe, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Prof. Izaskun Garrido, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Dr. Luca Giupponi, University of Milan, Italy
Dr. Radu Godina, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Prof. Yuk Feng Huang, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Sakul Hovanotayan, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Prof. Shiu-Wan Hung, National Central University, Taiwan
Prof. Ganesh Raj Joshi, United Nations Center for Regional Development (UNCRD), Japan
Prof. Dimitrios Karamanis, University of Patras, Greece
Dr. Manoj Khandelwal, Federation University Australia, Australia
Dr. Alban Kuriqi, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Dr. Milvee Killolkumar Vyas, Government Commerce & Science College, India
Prof. Kevin Liu, Ming Chi University of Technology, Taiwan
Assoc. Prof. Dina Matthew, Instituto Politecnico de Tomar, Portugal
Assoc. Prof. Paulo Mendonca, University of Minho, Portugal
Assoc. Prof. Gassan Hodaifa Meri, Pablo de Olavide University, Spain
Assoc. Prof. Maegala Nallapan Maniyam, University Selangor, Malaysia
Prof. Evan K. Paleologos, Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Vinod Phogat, South Australian Research & Development Institute, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Cheerawit Rattanapan, Mahidol University, Thailand
Dr. Borja Gonzalez Reguero, University of California, USA
Assoc. Prof. Marcello Ruberti, University of Salento, Italy
Dr. Shehzar Shahzad Sheikh, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan
Dr. Yahya Sheikhnejad, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Prof. Pierluigi Siano, University of Salerno, Italy
Assoc. Prof. Małgorzata Szczepanek, UTP University of Science and Technology, Poland
Dr. Caloiero Tommaso, National Research Council of Italy (CNR-ISAFOM), Italy
Dr. Angel Torriero, Deakin University, Australia
Dr. Wongkot Wongsapai, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Dr. Xinhua Yin, University of Tennessee, USA
Dr. Jinsheng You, University of Nebraska, USA
Prof. Ierotheos Zacharias, University of Patras, Greece



Authors are kindly invited to submit full text papers including results, tables, figures and references. Full text papers (.pdf, .doc) will be accepted via iConf submission system below:

Submissions must be original and should not have been published or under consideration for publication elsewhere, which will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. Submissions will be chosen based on technical merit, interest, applicability, and how well they fit a coherent and balanced technical program.


All the attendees must register in advance in order to participate in conference activities. Each registration enables publication or presentation of only one paper and participation of only one person.

Full Registration Includes: Admission to Keynotes & Plenaries, Technical Sessions, Coffee Breaks, Lunch, Dinner, Hard Copy of the journal (For authors) and a gift.

Registration Note:
1. Paper Length Limitation: The paper must fit into 12 pages, while additional pages will be permitted at the cost of $50 per additional page, if exceeds 12 pages (A maximum of 20 pages is acceptable).
2. Additional Paper: Each paid registration covers only one paper; you can pay Additional Paper Fee (350 USD) for one more paper from the same first author who already has a paid registration.)
3. Listener's Registration Form (neither presentation nor paper publication)

Cancellation Policy
All refund/cancellation requests must be provided via email to acesd_conf@126.com  and received by September 30. No refund will be provided after this date.


TKPガーデンシティ札幌駅前/TKP Garden City Sapporo Ekimae

Address: 〒060-0002 2 Chome−19, Kita 2 Jonishi, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan


北海道札幌市中央区北2条西2-19(アパホテル〈TKP札幌駅前〉内) TKP札幌ビル 2~5階




The program at a glance below is just for reference and subject to adjustment. Participants should refer to the detailed schedule and arrange your time properly.



Friday, November 3, 2023

Test Session (Keynote Speakers, Online Session 1, 2, 3, 4)

3:00pm-3:05pm Opening Remark
3:05pm-3:10pm Welcome Speech

Keynote Speech 1


Keynote Speech 2


Break Time


Parallel Sessions

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Arrivial and Registration (Keynote Speaker 3, Onsite Session 1, 2, 3, 4)


Keynote Speech 3


Coffee Break


Parallel Sessions


Buffet Lunch


Parallel Sessions (Online and Onsite)


Coffee Break


Parallel Sessions (Online and Onsite)


Gala Dinner


ACESD will be held every year to gather the people working in the field of environment and sustainable development for communication and exchange about their research results and the problems they have encountered during their research. Selected papers submitted to ACESD will be invited to revise for fast track publication in IJESD.

ACESD 2022

November 4-6 | Kyoto, Japan | Hybrid Conference

ACESD 2021

November 6-8 | Virtual Conference

ACESD 2020

November 7-9 | Virtual Conference

ACESD 2019

November 9-11 | The JICA Yokohama Center, Japan

Contact Us

Conference Secretary: Nancy Liu
Tel.: +86-137-3111-1131 (Working Hour: GMT 10:00AM-5:00PM)
Email: acesd_conf@126.com