2021 6th Asia Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development

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November 6-8 | Phuket, Thailand

Welcome to ACESD 2021

Important Notice: Due to the ongoing influence of covid-19, it's acceptable for those participants who can't attend the conference because of the travel restrictions to present their papers online with reduced registration fee.

In the meanwhile, the organizing committee will monitor the situation and the conference may be switched to fully virtual mode if necessary.

2021 6th Asia Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development (ACESD 2021) 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. ACESD 2021 is organized by IJESD and technically supported by Yokohama National University, iNehc, which will be held in Phuket, Thailand during November 6-8, 2021. 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. It also brings authors and readers of IJESD together to communicate face to face and discuss chances for possible cooperation and hot topics in the field of environment and sustainable development.

Recent News

[FEB. 02, 2021] The organizing committee has decide to hold ACESD in Phuket, Thailand during November 6-8, 2021. You're welcome to participate in the conference. [CLICK].

[AUG. 22, 2020] The submission deadline of ACESD 2020 has been extended to September 15, 2020. [CLICK].

[NOV. 18, 2019] ACESD 2019 has been successfully held in the JICA Yokohama Center, Japan during November 9-11. [CLICK].

[OCT. 17, 2019] Dr. Kosuke Kawai will give a plenary speech at ACESD 2019. The topic is 'Sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Management in Asia'. [CLICK].

[OCT. 04, 2019] Prof. Mikio Ishiwatari will give a keynote speech at ACESD 2019. The topic is 'Filling Financial Gap of Flood Protection in Asia'. [CLICK].

[SEP. 23, 2019] Prof. Kei Nakagawa will give a keynote speech at ACESD 2019. The topic is 'Groundwater Nitrate Pollution of an Agricultural Area in Japan: A Case Study in Shimabara Peninsula'. [CLICK].

[AUG. 26, 2019] Final call! The submission deadline of ACESD 2019 has been extended to September 20, 2019. [CLICK].

[JAN. 17, 2019] Supported by The JICA Yokohama Center, ACESD 2019 will be held in Yokohama, Japan during November 9-11. [CLICK].

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Important Date

Submission Deadline: May 25, 2021
Acceptance Notification: June 20, 2021
Registration Deadline: July 15, 2021
Camera-Ready Paper Due: July 15, 2021
Conference Dates: November 6-8, 2021

Paper Publication

Submissions will be reviewed by the conference committees and journal editorial board, and accepted papers will be published in the International Journal of Environmental Science and Development as a special issue, which will be indexed by Scopus (Since 2019), Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS), CABI, DOAJ, Ulrich Periodicals Directory, Crossref, ProQuest, etc.

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 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


General Chair

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

Conference Co-chairs

Prof. Chettiyappan Visvanathan, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Prof. Shane Snyder, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Program Chairs

Prof. Richard Haynes, University of Queensland, Australia
Assoc. Prof. P. W. T. Pong, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Masato Kawanishi, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan

Publicity Chair

Prof. Dr. Keiji Ujikawa, Yokohama National University, Japan

International Program Committees

Prof. Violeta Mugica-Alvarez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco, Mexico
Prof. Isabel Bras, the Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Portugal
Assoc. Prof. Paulo Mendonça, University of Minho, Portugal
Prof. Kevin Liu, Health and Environmental Engineering, Ming Chi University of Technology, Taiwan
Assoc. Prof. Xinling Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Assoc. Prof. Takaaki Wajima, Chiba University, Japan

Dr. Visanu Tanboonchuy, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Dr. Komsoon Somprasong, Faculty of Engineering Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Prof. Shiu-Wan Hung, National Central University, Taiwan
Prof. Wen-Min Lu, National Defense University, Taiwan
Prof. Kyoko Kuwajima, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan
Dr. Huong Mai, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, Vietnam
Prof. Mario C. Nierras, Naval State University, Philippines
Dr. Cheerawit Rattanapan, Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand
Dr. Abdullah Gokhan Yilmaz, the University of Sharjah, UAE
Assoc. Prof. W. Atthirawong, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Dr. Maegala Nallapan Maniyam, Universiti Selangor, Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Kenichi Matsui, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Dr. Kosuke Kawai, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
Assoc. Prof. Sakul Hovanotayan, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Dr. Wongkot Wongsapai, Chiang Mai University,Thailand


Prof. Keiji Ujikawa

Yokohama National University, Japan

Title of Speech: TBA

Prof. Chettiyappan Visvanathan

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Title of Speech: Smart Plastic Waste Management Systems: Role of Artificial Intelligence

Prof. Shane Snyder

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Title of Speech: TBA

Assoc. Prof. P. W. T. Pong

New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Title of Speech: TBA


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

  • $350
  • 300USD Students
  • 300USD TPC Members
  • 150USD Virtual Participation
  • $250
  • 200USD Students
  • 200USD TPC Members
  • 50USD Virtual Participation

Cancellation Policy

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


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Please refer to the simple version of the program and arrange your time properly for participation of the conference.


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Saturday, November 6, 2021

Arrival and conference materials collections


Opening Ceremony: Welcome speeches of Conference Co-Chairs

2:00pm-2:45pm Keynote Speech I
2:45pm-3:30pm Plenary Speech I

Coffee Break and Group Photo

4:00pm-6:00pm Parallel Sessions
Session ESD-1 Session ESD-2 Session NEA-1
Sunday, November 7, 2021
9:30am-10:15am Keynote Speech II

Coffee Break

10:45am-11:30am Plenary Speech I
11:30am-12:15am Plenary Speech II

Buffet Lunch

1:30pm-3:30pm Parallel Sessions
Session ESD-3 Session ESD-4 Session NEA-2

Coffee Break

4:00pm-6:00pm Parallel Sessions
Session ESD-5 Session ESD-6 Session NEA-3
6:00pm-6:30pm Technical Committee Meeting

Closing Session & Gala Dinner

Monday, November 8, 2021
8:00am-3:00pm Technical Visit and Excursion


Organized by IJESD, ACESD will be held every year to gather the authors and editors 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 2019

November 9-11 | The JICA Yokohama Center, Japan

Contact Us

Conference Secretary: Nancy Liu
Tel.: +86-28-86512185 (Working Hour: GMT 10:00AM-5:00PM)
Email: acesd@iacsitp.com