2018 3rd Asia Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development

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November 2-4, 2018 | Singapore

Welcome to ACESD 2018

2018 3rd Asia Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development (ACESD 2018) 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 2018 will be held in Singapore during November 2-4, 2018. It is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of environment and sustainable development. It also 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.

ACESD 2018 is also the Annual Meeting of the IJESD Editorial Board. Welcome scholars and researchers working in the field of environment and sustainable development from all over the world to attend the conference and share your experiences and lessons with other enthusiasts, and develop opportunities for cooperation.

Important Date

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018
Acceptance Notification: September 30, 2018
Registration Deadline: October 10, 2018
Camera-Ready Paper Due: October 10, 2018
Conference Dates: November 2-4, 2018

Both full papers and abstract submission are acceptable. Abstract submission applies to those who'd like to make oral presentation without publishing of their papers.

Recent News

[NOV. 12, 2018] Thank you for your participation and support to ACEDS 2018 this year. We're looking forward to seeing you all next year. [CLICK].

[SEP. 18, 2018] Prof. Mitsuo Yoshida will give a keynote speech at ACESD 2018. The topic is 'Coping with Climate Change through Improvement of Solid Waste Management'. [CLICK].

[AUG. 16, 2018] The submission deadline of ACESD 2018 has been extended to September 15. [CLICK].

[JUN. 20, 2018] Prof. Dr. Keiji Ujikawa will give a plenary speech at ACESD 2018. The topic is 'The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and SEEA'. [CLICK].

[APR. 14, 2018] The conference venue has been confirmed. ACESD 2018 will be held in Nanyang Executive Centre of NTU. [CLICK].

[NOV. 13, 2017] We appreciate every attendee of ACESD 2017. Thank you for your participation and support. And we're looking forward to seeing you all next year. [CLICK].

[OCT. 07, 2017] Prof. Mitsuo Yoshida will give a keynote speech at ACESD 2017. The topic is 'Capacity Development in Solid Waste Management'. [CLICK].

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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 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:

Special Technical Sesssion:

Solid Waste Management, 3R and Circular Economy for Sustainable Development, Environmental Assessment for Sustainable Development, International Environmental Cooperation

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

Conference Committee

Conference Co-chairs

Prof. Mitsuo Yoshida, Global Environment Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan
Assoc. Prof. Gooi Hoay Beng, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Technical Program Chairs

Prof. Chan-Jin Park, University of Incheon, Korea
Prof. Takehiko Murayamam, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Prof. Richard Haynes, University of Queensland, Australia

Technical Program Committees

Prof. Luis Norena-Franco, the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco, Mexico
Prof. Violeta Mugica-Alvarez, the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco, Mexico
Prof. Abdelazim Negm, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology, E-JUST, Egypt
Prof. Isabel Bras, the Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Portugal
Dr. Irvan Dahlan, School of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Paulo Mendonça, Lab2PT Research Centre, School of Architecture, University of Minho, Portugal

Dr. Nicky Y. F. Lam, School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong
Prof. Kevin Liu, Health and Environmental Engineering, Ming Chi University of Technology, Taiwan
Dr. Jinghua Dai, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Assoc. Prof. Xinling Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Assoc. Prof. Takaaki Wajima, Chiba University, Japan
Dr. Visanu Tanboonchuy, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Dr. Komsoon Somprasong, Faculty of Engineering Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Dr. Fei Liu, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Dr. Long-Fei Chen, Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
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


Prof. Mitsuo Yoshida

Global Environment Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan

Title of Speech: Coping with Climate Change through Improvement of Solid Waste Management

Assoc. Prof. P. W. T. Pong

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Title of Speech: Spintronic Sensors for New Energy and New Applications

Prof. Dr. Keiji Ujikawa

Yokohama National University, Japan

Title of Speech: The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and SEEA

Assoc. Prof. Gooi Hoay Beng

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Title of Speech: Hierarchical Transactive Energy Management System for Enhanced Community Market Participation


Authors are kindly invited to submit full text papers including results, tables, figures and references. Full text papers (.pdf, .doc) will be accepted via Microsoft submission system below:
https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/ACESD2018 or through email: acesd@iacsitp.com

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
  • 320USD Students
  • 300USD TPC Members
  • $250
  • 220USD Students
  • 200USD TPC Members


Nanyang Executive Centre

Add: 60 Nanyang View, Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore 639673

Nanyang Executive Centre is located amidst tranquil settings and soothing greenery at the Yunnan Garden Campus of Nanyang Technological University, offering a premier venue for corporate trainings, retreats and private functions.
The 170 guestrooms and suites have been designed to meet the needs of both training executives and business travellers. All the guestrooms are equipped with a work area and other modern amenities to ensure they provide guests with a pleasant stay. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available to all guests in their rooms, lobby and function spaces.
Be it seminars, executive trainings, workshops, conferences, social events or simply a business meeting, our meeting and event venues offers capacity for a size of 3 to 210 persons.

Our newly refurbished Campus Clubhouse offers an interesting mix of local and Western cuisine at restaurant, Fusion Spoon. In addition, chill-out wine lounge and bistro, The Attic, offers guests a wide selection of beverages and snacks.

Check Directional Map to NEC, Click. For NTU Campus Map, Click


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

November 2, 2018 10:00am-5:00pm Arrival and conference materials collections
November 3, 2018 9:00am-12:00am Keynote Session
November 3, 2018 12:00am-1:30pm Buffet Lunch
November 3, 2018 1:30pm-6:30pm Parallel sessions
November 3, 2018 6:30pm-9:00pm Closing Session & Banquet Dinner
November 4, 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Academic Visit/Excursion


As the annual meeting of IJESD Editorial board members, 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.

Contact Us

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