Environmental Design, Material Science, and Engineering Technologies (EDMSET) - 2nd Edition
Environmental Design, Material Science, and Engineering Technologies (EDMSET) - 2nd Edition

Call For Abstracts

  • 22, Apr / 24, Apr 2025
  • Museum of the Future, Dubai
Conference Email
[email protected]

The course of humankind’s evolution and the extraordinary advances the world has witnessed over centuries emphasize the affiliation between innovation and progress, at the heart of this journey lies the fundamental role of engineering in advancing civilization. From the earliest tools, like the invention of the wheel, to the most complex systems that define our modern world like the construction of monumental structures, engineering has been the driving force behind the development of technologies that shape and define the course of human history. The impact of engineering extends far beyond individual achievements. The true essence of engineering lies in the synergy and interdependence of its different disciplines. Mechanical, civil, electrical, and multiple other branches collaborate in harmony, each contributing unique expertise to enhance the quality of life and push the civilization forward. The collaborative spirit of engineering disciplines reflects the interrelation of our technological landscape, where advancements in one domain can catalyze breakthroughs in another. This congruent exchange ensures that our collective progress is not isolated but rather a collaborative effort to overcome the challenges of our time.

In the midst of all of this, Materials Engineering emerges as a cornerstone in this collaborative effort, reinforcing the foundations of progress across various engineering domains. The significance of materials science lies in its ability to influence and support innovations in aerospace, biomedical research, electronics, and beyond. The goal of materials science and engineering is to comprehend the underlying physical causes of material behavior to create new and improved materials, modify the structure of existing materials, and figure out why some materials unexpectedly fail. Understanding the importance of materials engineering is crucial to appreciate how advancements in this discipline can have a ripple effect, permeating and transforming other engineering realms. The understanding of materials allows engineers to create structures and technologies that are not only efficient but also sustainable and resilient, thus contributing to the holistic advancement of our civilization.

IEREK is proud to announce the second edition of the "Environmental Design, Material Science, and Engineering Technologies" conference. Building on the success of the inaugural conference, the second edition aims to transcend the boundaries of conventional discourse and propel discussions to new heights.

Conference Scope

This conference aims to create a dynamic platform for professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts from diverse engineering disciplines, including chemical engineering, material sciences, environmental design, and industrial engineering. The primary objective is to promote an environment where participants can share insights, and collaborate to address contemporary challenges in these multifaceted fields. Discussions will include multiple topics, encompassing the latest advancements in structural engineering, renewable energy, sustainable material sciences, environmental integration, and the intersection of various engineering disciplines.

Statement of Purpose

The objective of the conference is to provide an interactive and interdisciplinary platform where participants can discuss the latest advancements, share innovative insights, and collectively address the evolving challenges within these dynamic fields. Through engaging keynote sessions and collaborative discussions, the conference aims to provide a spirit of inquiry, collaboration, and forward thinking. As the intricate interplay of engineering disciplines and environmental considerations is navigated, this conference aspires to be a catalyst for transformative ideas and sustainable solutions.

Join us in this intellectual journey, as we strive to shape the future of environmental design, material science, and engineering technologies. Innovative designs, sustainable practices, and urban planning principles ensure that our built environment aligns with the evolving needs of our communities. The thoughtful integration of these elements fosters a more resilient and inclusive civilization, where the spaces we inhabit are not just structures but integral components of a dynamic and interconnected societal ecosystem.

Conference Topics
  • 1. Evolution in Structural Engineering and City Planning

    1.1. Adaptive Structural Systems for Changing Environments
    1.2. Novel Approaches to Seismic Design and Resilience
    1.3. Sustainable Construction Practices in Structural Engineering
    1.4. Smart City Integration: IoT and Urban Connectivity
    1.5. Bioclimatic Design for Energy-Efficient Buildings
    1.6. Parametric Urban Design and Computational Planning
    1.7. Circular Economy Principles in Urban Development
    1.8. Resilient Urban Infrastructure Planning and Design
    1.9. Sustainable Façade Design for Energy Efficiency

  • 2. Sustainable Urban Planning and Design

    2.1. Green Infrastructure and Urban Sustainability
    2.2. Net-Zero Energy Buildings: Design Strategies and Technologies
    2.3. Urban Heat Island Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Strategies
    2.4. Transit-Oriented Development and Sustainable Transportation Planning
    2.5. Renewable Energy Integration in Urban Design
    2.6. Resilient Urban Design: Strategies for Disaster Risk Reduction
    2.7. Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    2.8. Circular Economy Principles in Urban Design
    2.9. Materials and Technologies in Urban Infrastructure Development
    2.10. 3D Printing and Construction Industry Disruption
    2.11. Smart Cities and Technology Integration in Urban Environments
    2.12. Indoor Environmental Quality and Occupant Comfort

  • 3. Preservation and Conservation of Architectural Heritage

    3.1. Innovative Materials and Methods for Architectural Heritage Preservation
    3.2. Conservation Approaches for Historic Buildings and Structures
    3.3. Heritage Assessment and Documentation Techniques
    3.4. Adaptive Reuse and Sustainable Restoration of Historic Buildings
    3.5. Digital Technologies for Heritage Conservation and Restoration
    3.6. Conservation Ethics and Principles in Architectural Heritage Preservation
    3.7. Community Engagement in the Preservation of Architectural Heritage
    3.8. Preservation of Vernacular Architecture and Traditional Building Techniques
    3.9. Case Studies in Successful Architectural Heritage Preservation Projects

  • 4. Sustainable Interior Design

    4.1. Sustainable Materials in Interior Design
    4.2. Biophilic Design
    4.3. Energy-Efficient Lighting and HVAC Systems
    4.4. Smart and Connected Interior Spaces
    4.5. Universal Design and Inclusivity
    4.6. Sustainable Furniture and Product Design
    4.7. Adaptive Reuse and Historic Preservation
    4.8. Biodegradable and Compostable Interiors
    4.9. IEQ, Occupant Health and Well-being
    4.10. Craft Production and Fabrication
    4.11. Lighting & Acoustics in Design and Construction

  • 5. Materials Engineering and Metallurgical Advancements

    5.1. Computational Modeling in Metallurgical Processes
    5.2. Advanced Steel Alloys for Structural Applications
    5.3. Composite Materials in Structural Engineering
    5.4. Responsive Polymers for Smart Applications
    5.5. Corrosion and Surface Engineering
    5.6. Sustainable Materials in Infrastructure
    5.7. Eco-Friendly Materials in Sustainable Construction

  • 6. Advances and Sustainable Practices in Chemical Engineering

    6.1. Bioprocess Engineering and Biotechnology
    6.2. Carbon Capture and Utilization in Chemical Engineering
    6.3. Waste-to-Energy Conversion Methods
    6.4. Renewable Energy Integration in Chemical Processes
    6.5. Environmental Impact Assessment in Chemical Engineering
    6.6. Digital Transformation in Chemical Processes
    6.7. Chemical Process Modeling and Simulation
    6.8. Sustainable Materials and Biomaterials in Chemical Engineering
    6.9. Life Cycle Assessment and Environmental Impact of Chemical Processes

  • 7. Environmental Sustainability and Strategic Management

    7.1. Waste Reduction and Circular Economy Practices
    7.2. Ecosystem Conservation and Biodiversity Preservation
    7.3. Water Resource Management and Conservation
    7.4. Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategies
    7.5. Climate-Adaptive Urban Planning
    7.6. Resilience Planning for Climate-Related Risks
    7.7. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability
    7.8. SDGs and Strategic Management for Environmental Sustainability
    7.9. Sustainable Business Models and Strategies

  • 8. Renewable Energy Solutions and Innovations

    8.1. Solar Energy Harvesting and Photovoltaic Technologies
    8.2. Advances in Wind Turbine Design and Efficiency
    8.3. Hydropower Plant Modernization and Optimization
    8.4. Geothermal Energy: Exploration and Utilization
    8.5. Grid Integration Challenges and Solutions
    8.6. Advancements in Battery Technologies for Renewable Energy
    8.7. Solar Energy integration in building design
    8.8. Sustainable Development and Deployment of Renewable Energy Systems
    8.9. Smart Technologies in Renewable Energy

  • 9. Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

    9.1. Implementation of Lean Principles in Production Processes
    9.2. Supply Chain Optimization and Logistics
    9.3. Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics
    9.4. Smart Manufacturing and Cyber-Physical Systems
    9.5. Facility Layout and Design Optimization
    9.6. Eco-Friendly Practices in Industrial Processes
    9.7. Green and Sustainable Manufacturing
    9.8. Quality Control and Quality Management Engineering
    9.9. Industrial Engineering in Healthcare Systems and Services
    9.10 Industrial and construction applications of 3D printing
    9.11 Total Quality Management

  • 10. Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Fabrication

    10.1. Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) and CNC Machining
    10.2. Advanced Machining Processes and Precision Engineering
    10.3. Fabrication of Micro and Nanostructures for Components
    10.4. Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing Processes
    10.5. Automation and Control Systems
    10.6. Power Systems and Renewable Energy Integration
    10.7. Advanced Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology
    10.8. Composite Materials Fabrication

  • 11. Innovations in Geotechnical Engineering

    11.1. Ground Improvement Techniques
    11.2. Geosynthetics and Reinforced Soil Structures
    11.3. Advanced Foundation Engineering
    11.4. Seismology and Earthquake Engineering
    11.5. Geotechnical Monitoring and Instrumentation
    11.6. Soil Stabilization and Reinforcement Techniques
    11.7. Offshore Geotechnics and Subsea Engineering
    11.8. Geoenvironmental Engineering for Site Remediation
    11.9. Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering Practices
    11.10 Hydraulic Works and Applications

Important Dates
Title Date
Abstract Submission Deadline 22 Sep 2024
Last Notification for Abstract Acceptance & Approval to present 05 Oct 2024
Early Payment Deadline 22 Nov 2024
Regular Payment Deadline 22 Jan 2025
Late Payment Deadline 28 Feb 2025
Ministry of Education's (MOE) Form *Mandatory for physical presentations* 22 Jan 2025
Full Paper Submission Deadline 22 Jan 2025
Notification of acceptance/ rejection of submitted full paper 31 Jan 2025
Conference Program 22 Mar 2025
Conference Launch 22 Apr 2025
Registration & Fees

A. Physical Attendance

Type of Registration Early Payment Deadline
22 Nov 2024
Regular Payment Deadline
22 Jan 2025
Late Payment Deadline
22 Feb 2025
Scopus indexed-ASTI Book by Springer
Student 350 € 400 € 450 €
Academic/ Professional 450 € 500 € 550 €
Co-author/ Audience 200 € 250 € 300 €
Open Access IEREK Press Journals
Student 300 € 350 € 400 €
Academic/ Professional 400 € 450 € 500 €
Co-author/ Audience 200 € 250 € 300 €
  • The registration fee does not cover accommodation or travel expenses. A list of accommodation options can only be suggested by our team if available. Contact [email protected] to inquire.

The physical fee covers:

  • The conference Kit inclusive of: a softcopy of the abstracts book on a USB/CD, Conference notebook, IEREK pen, Conference Flyers/ Printouts.
  • IEREK Participation/ Contribution Certificate
  • Preliminary Acceptance Letters
  • Consideration for publishing in the IEREK ASTI series by Springer or IEREK Press
  • Lunches and Coffee Breaks
  • If multiple abstracts are submitted by the same first author submitted to the conference, a 25% discount is applied to each additional submission.

  • Each research paper should have one main author who should pay the full fee (Author fees) regardless of attendance. Co-authors, each, have their own fees to pay to attend the event. This applies to online attendance as well as physical attendance.

  • A research paper fee allows only one author, whether main or co-author, to attend the conference and receive only one copy of the conference Abstract book in both hard and soft copies. Extras can be requested for an additional fee.

  • Professionals are categorized as participants who are not affiliated with universities such as practitioners, policymakers, entrepreneurs etc.

  • Students must provide proof of enrollment in a university by providing an enrollment certificate or a valid university ID (with issue/ expiry date) etc.

  • Additionally, you have the option to present your submitted abstract as a presentation without the intention of publishing your work, for information about the fees and additional details, please feel free to get in touch with us at: [email protected].

B. Online Attendance

Type of Registration Early Payment Deadline
22 Nov 2024
Regular Payment Deadline
22 Jan 2025
Late Payment Deadline
22 Feb 2025
Scopus indexed-ASTI Book by Springer
Student 300 € 350 € 400 €
Academic/ Professional 350 € 400 € 450 €
Co-author/ Audience 150 € 200 € 250 €
Open Access IEREK Press Journals
Student 250 € 300 € 350 €
Academic/ Professional 300 € 350 € 400 €
Co-author/ Audience 150 € 200 € 250 €

The online fee covers:
  • A softcopy of the abstracts book and/ or hard copy (excluding shipping)

  • IEREK Participation/ Contribution Certificate in softcopy

  • Acceptance Letters in softcopy

  • Consideration for publishing in the IEREK ASTI series by Springer or IEREK Press

  • Access to conference recordings

C. Extra Fees

*Authors may request that their kits be delivered, for an additional fee decided by the courier, and upon request. Alternatively, authors located in Egypt can pick them up from Cairo/ Alexandria office.

Additional Conference Kit (Excluding Delivery) *Contact us for a quotation on shipping fees.   

100 €

Loyalty Membership Discounts

The more you attend, the more you're rewarded! 
IEREK offers its loyal participants with the following discounts depending on his/her attendance: 











*The aforementioned discounts are only applicable during Regular and Late Payment times. For more information, please refer to 'Important Dates'.

Payment Methods

 Payment of the registration fee can be made via the following methods (only after online registration):

1. Bank transfer 

Kindly send a request to the conference coordinator/ email and CC [email protected] to receive bank details to complete the payment.

2. Online payment gateway (PayPal)

Participants who would like to complete their payments online must send a request to the conference coordinator/ email and CC [email protected] to receive a customized link to complete their payments.

3. Cash in IEREK branches

Payment in person can be arranged. Please contact the conference coordinator/ Email to receive further information.

Payment Terms and Guidelines:

  • Read more on Important Dates. For information on payment dates, kindly send a request to the conference coordinator/email and CC [email protected] to receive payment details to complete the payment.

  • Authors who have registered and completed payment for virtual attendance CAN request a change to physical attendance. However, a change from physical to virtual is NOT possible.

  • After online registration and payment, the registration fee cannot be reimbursed.

  • Final Acceptance/ rejection of your full/ extended paper (if submitted) can only be given after the peer review process.

  • Inclusion in the conference program, acceptance letters issuance and consideration for publication must be preceded by registration and payment completion.

  • Online Payment (only) should only be completed once a proforma invoice is issued with respective instructions for successful payment.

  • Contact our Financial Department for inquiries/ requests.

Conference Venue

Opening Ceremony: Museum of the Future


The opening ceremony of the conference will be held at the Museum of the Future, an architectural masterpiece located on Sheikh Zayed Road, near the Emirates Towers in Dubai. Known for its stunning design and innovative exhibits, the museum stands as a symbol of progress and a beacon of technological advancement.

Architectural Marvel

Designed by Killa Design and engineered by Buro Happold, the Museum of the Future is an architectural wonder. Its unique torus shape, adorned with Arabic calligraphy, represents humanity's ambition and drive to explore uncharted territories. The building itself is a testament to cutting-edge construction techniques, including the use of advanced materials and 3D printing technology.

Exhibits and Features

The Museum of the Future offers a range of interactive exhibits that provide a glimpse into the possibilities of tomorrow. The exhibits are organized into various themes, including:

  • Future of Space Exploration: Showcasing advancements in space travel, colonization, and technology.
  • Sustainable Ecosystems: Focusing on innovations in environmental sustainability and green technology.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Exploring future healthcare technologies and their impact on human health.
  • AI and Robotics: Presenting the latest developments in artificial intelligence and robotics.


Museum of the Future Sheikh Zayed Road, near Emirates Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Click for Map Location)


Conference Sessions: Abu Dhabi University, Dubai Campus


The main conference sessions will take place at the Abu Dhabi University Dubai Campus. This campus is renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities and vibrant academic environment, making it an ideal location for hosting professional and academic events.

Location and Accessibility

Located in the thriving city of Dubai, the campus is easily accessible via major transportation routes. It is situated close to numerous hotels, restaurants, and cultural attractions, ensuring that conference attendees have a pleasant and convenient stay.


Abu Dhabi University, Dubai Campus Dubai Knowledge Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Click for Map Location)



Combining the futuristic vision of the Museum of the Future with the modern academic setting of Abu Dhabi University's Dubai Campus, this conference promises to provide a unique and enriching experience for all participants.

Authors' Instructions

IEREK has an unyielding policy regarding plagiarism. We believe that copying/taking the ideas and work of other Authors without permission and credit is fraudulent. The Reviewing committee and IEREK employees have the authority to reject a paper during its reviewing process, based on the paper being subjected to either minor or major plagiarism.

Authors must refer to, and abide by, the following instructions in submitting their abstracts/ papers:

Step 1: Abstract Submission Process

  • The author should prepare and submit an Abstract of at least 150 – 300 words through the website.
  • The abstract should be concise and clearly state the proposed research study's purpose, results, and conclusions.
  • The author should select the most relevant topic for the paper from the corresponding conference topics.
  • The author can use/download an Abstract Writing Template prior to submission
  • To submit your abstract, you first need to (1) click on the “Register” button on the conference page, (2) click on “Submit Now” and:
    • Select the Topic in which you are making the submission
    • Insert the title of your study in the "Paper Title" section
    • Insert the full abstract in the "Abstract" section/upload a file in the .pdf, .doc, .docm, or .docx format
    • Add in writing 3 – 5 keywords that define the field, subfield, topic, and research area covered by the article to help other researchers understand and find your work.
    • Provide the names, affiliations, and E-mails of all authors/ co-authors involved
    • Confirm your submission by ticking having read the instructions and “submit Abstract”

Step 2.1: Abstract Acceptance

  • After acceptance of your abstract of at least (150 – 300 words), you will receive a proforma invoice and specific instructions to complete the payment online or by bank transfer (See Conference Fees) to confirm your participation,
  • Once your abstract has been accepted, please refer to the important dates tab and carefully review the announced dates to avoid late payment, as late payment comes at an extra charge (early bird/regular/late).
  • After successfully completing payment, you will be issued upon request with the following:
    • A signed/ stamped abstract acceptance letter
    • Please note that acceptance of participation, abstract submission, and paper submissions all have different deadlines. To stay up to date and avoid paying extra fees, or delaying your paper, please carefully review the important dates tab.
    • Receipt of Payment/ Payment Invoice
    • Visa Invitation Letter, if needed
  • After abstract acceptance, you may be given the option to extend the abstract to publish your work in the conference proceedings in ASTI published by Springer Nature (indexed in Scopus/SCImago) (optional not obligatory).

    This is not a prerequisite for presenting your work at the conference. Meaning, you can present your submitted abstract without intending to publish your work.

Step 2.2: Full Paper Submission

  • Your submitted paper should be 4 – 6+ pages long and submitted before the paper submission deadline, in English, and fit within one of the conference topics.
  • The paper should follow the research paper structure as follows: Abstract (+keywords), Introduction, problem statement, and study aim, Review of the Literature, Methodology, results and conclusion/ discussion, References list using the Paper Writing Template.
  • The submission should be made following the same procedure followed for the abstract or sent to the conference email.
  • Here: Authors may need more pages than the allotted maximum of 6 to insert figures, tables, appendixes, etc. In this case, they can submit regular papers (max. 12 pages) with the same fixed fee. For a detailed outline of the fees, please refer to the payment table in the conference fees tab.
  • The conference does welcome Arabic submissions (with abstracts written in the english language), which will only be considered for publication in BAHETH by IEREK Press.

يمكنك تقديم بحثك باللغة العربية (مع كتابة الملخص باللغة الأنجليزية)، وسيتم نشرها بعد المراجعة في مجلة باحث (مجلة علمية محكمة تنشر أبحاثا أكاديمية في مجالات الهندسة والتكنولوجيا)

Step 3: Rigorous Peer Review Process (double-blind)

This process can only be initiated after payment completion and confirmation:

  • If submitted, the paper will be preliminarily checked (iThenticate plagiarism/ similarity screening Software, readability, and scope) and it will be peer-reviewed. If similarity issues are detected, the following will apply:
    • % from all sources: 10-15%
    • % from one source: 3-5%
    • Higher than 30% (all sources): Reject completely
    • Lower than 30% (all sources): Ask for revision to decrease the similarities
  • IEREK has an unyielding policy regarding plagiarism. We believe that copying/ taking the ideas and work of other Authors without permission and credit is fraudulent. The Reviewing committee and IEREK employees have the authority to reject a paper during its reviewing process, on the basis of the paper being subjected to either minor or major plagiarism.
  • Each paper/ chapter is evaluated by a minimum of two reviewers, after which a final decision by the responsible Editor is made. There is no maximum to the number of times a paper can be reviewed, depending on the quality of the submission.
  • If your short paper is accepted by the Editors for publishing with comments/ requested modifications, our Editors (publishing department) will contact you once a decision is made and you will be asked to revise and correct it. After resubmission, it will be re-checked. Note: There may be more than one round of peer review and the decision rests with the editors of the title. Missed deadlines may result in complete exclusion/ rejection from the final publication.
  • If your short paper is accepted for publishing without edits/ comments, the corresponding author will be contacted to provide the final version of their chapters/ papers following Springer Guidelines and sign the Springer consent-to-publish (CTP) form to authorize publication in the conference proceedings.
  • A back-and-forth process: modifications will be sent back to the responsible Editor/ Series Editor and another round of evaluation conducted where needed. Participants/ Authors should regularly check their emails (Junk/ Spam folders).
  • If you are not interested in publishing an extended abstract in the proceedings in ASTI by Springer Nature, please inform the conference support ([email protected]).
Participants’ Instructions


To help the organizers plan for inter-disciplinary dialogue, participants are requested to choose from the Conference themes/ Topics upon registration.

They must also refer to, and abide by, the following instructions in registering and/ or submitting their contributions:

NOTE: If you are contributing as an Author of a submitted abstract (for publishing consideration and/or presentation), and regardless of attendance, the fee for the registration is the same. See and Conference Fees for more information.

Types of Participation

1. Attend/ Present in-person or Online and Publish in indexed Conference proceedings

The conference offers a Physical attendance option for your convenience. That said, participants will have a chance to present their abstract/research, on campus, and have their work considered for publication in the ASTI Series by Springer as part of the conference proceedings.

See Author Instructions and Conference Fees for more information.

2. Registration to publish in the proceedings without presenting/ attending

If your full paper is accepted, it may be published in the conference proceedings book in the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation Book Series by Springer (indexed in Scopus) even if you are not attending the conference. In this case, the accepted work will not be included in the final conference program. See Author Instructions and Publishing Opportunities for more information.

3. Non-presenting participant

Non-presenting participants may also wish to attend the conference as Audience Members or Co-authors contributing to an already submitted abstract/ paper. See Conference Fees for more information.

Notes to consider:
Attendance online and in-person are possible upon confirmation with the conference secretariat/ coordinator at [email protected] and following Conference Fees covered.

* The participation fee is uninform for all options presented above.

* For participants wishing to attend in-person, a visa invitation letter will be provided upon request, for which case a copy of your passport will be required. The invitation letter can only be provided after acceptance and full payment.

* Before planning your trip, be sure to check travel restrictions to the conference’s hosting country. Visit travel information and restrictions, and send in your questions if you have any to the conference coordinator at the email [email protected]

Publishing Opportunities

All accepted submissions to the conference, after a rigorous double-blinded peer-review process by the respective and a highly-extinguished Editorial Board, will be published in one of the following:

  • Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation (ASTI), an IEREK Interdisciplinary book series published by Springer Nature. (Scopus indexed)  

About ASTI

Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) is a series of peer-reviewed books based on important emerging research that redefines the current disciplinary boundaries in science, technology and innovation (STI) in order to develop integrated concepts for sustainable development. It not only discusses the progress made towards securing more resources, allocating smarter solutions, and rebalancing the relationship between nature and people, but also provides in-depth insights from comprehensive research that addresses the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) as set out by the UN for 2030.

The series draws on the best research papers from various IEREK and other international conferences to promote the creation and development of viable solutions for a sustainable future and a positive societal transformation with the help of integrated and innovative science-based approaches. Including interdisciplinary contributions, it presents innovative approaches and highlights how they can best support both economic and sustainable development, through better use of data, more effective institutions, and global, local and individual action, for the welfare of all societies. The series particularly features conceptual and empirical contributions from various interrelated fields of science, technology and innovation, with an emphasis on digital transformation, that focus on providing practical solutions to ensure food, water and energy security to achieve the SDGs. It also presents new case studies offering concrete examples of how to resolve sustainable urbanization and environmental issues in different regions of the world. Read More.

The ASTI series is fully indexed in Scopus and any chapter/ paper published as part of this series will be seen on the Scopus database. Some titles have been successfully indexed or submitted for indexation in Web of Science (ISI).


  • IEREK Press Journals, a multidisciplinary publisher that aims to cultivate and disseminate research.

Environmental Science & Sustainable Development (ESSD)

ESSD is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that aims to systematically develop the research-driven curiosity and evidence-based discourse of aspiring scholars that seek to contribute to the academic community. As the world is currently living in an age of information where sources are widely available on the Internet, we at ESSD seek to efficiently utilize the available information to help create robust and evidence-based knowledge. In the process, we offer researchers, in general, and young and aspiring ones in particular a quicker way to get their work published and gain exposure through online open access. We pride ourselves on getting submitted work to be published quickly, through the use of our worldwide pool of subject specialist peer reviewers. Find out more about ESSD International Journal here.


The Academic Research Community Publication (ARChive)

ARChive is an open-access journal that publishes conference proceedings on a wide range of topics relating to social sciences. Consequently, it accepts original research papers on a wide spectrum of subjects. ARChive is a journal published on behalf of researchers that perpetually make an effort to contribute to their fields and provide them with high visibility of research submitted. The series publishes, both, theoretical and experimental high-quality papers of current and perpetual interest. It serves to cultivate, propagate, and essentially archive academic research that has been authored and submitted for academic conferences.

Find out more about ARChive International Journal here.


Proceedings of Science and Technology (Resourceedings)

Resourceedings is an open access journal that publishes conference proceedings. Conference proceedings compromise of different disciplines, ranging from Engineering including built environments, architecture, and sustainability. Disciplines also include Technology and Energy. Resourceedings is a journal that publishes research articles that shed light on different crucial issues in order to provide them with solutions and suggestions. The journal publishes articles submitted by researchers of interest in different fields.

Find out more about Resourceedings International Journal here.


BAHETH International Journal - Arabian Researchers Database (Arabic Papers only)

“BAHETH” in Architecture, Engineering, and Technology, is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original academic research in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology. The journal welcomes research in the Arabic Language with an English Abstract. Papers submitted to this journal in Arabic must be presented in the English Language in the conference.

Find out more about BAHETH International Journal here.

Benefits Of Attending

Attending conferences is very beneficial, especially, on the professional level; conferences are full of people promoting new ideas which will expand your knowledge and undoubtedly help your career.

  • Open Discussions: We bring together leading academic scientists to exchange and share their experiences and research results in all fields. Furthermore, you get to converse with other researchers from different universities and countries. You learn from experts in the field. It is a great opportunity to find more about your field and listen to ideas that could help inspire research ideas of your own.

  • Internationally Accredited Certificate: The participants are granted internationally recognized certificates which will be added to their certificates of experience or could be presented to the official authorities concerned.

  • Publication: The conference proceedings will be published by one of IEREK Press' Journals, either in "Resourceedings" or "ARChive". High-quality manuscripts, based on scientific committee evaluation, will get the chance to be published either in Environmental Sciences & Sustainable Development (ESSD) by IEREK Press or as a book chapter in the ASTI book series by "Springer".

  • Research Technologies: Conferences also can expand your resources by providing a great opportunity to promote gathered information on new technologies related to your research. Moreover, they let you test them out, share teaching tools and techniques, or even obtain samples of textbooks.

  • Networking: Conferences help in networking which often increases your chances of collaboration in future projects. As you can engage with respectable professors and discuss with them the very latest research projects they could be working on.

  • Academic Reputation: Attending many conferences will make you a known figure in academic circles, not to mention the benefits for your C.V as it will show that you are an active member of the academic community.

  • Conference Proceedings Material: Delegates will have the choice of receiving the conference proceedings as either a hardcover book or in digital format on a CD. The CD will additionally contain proceedings from previous conferences in this series.

Moreover, all conference papers are archived online in the E-Library of IEREK‘s website where they are immediately and permanently available to the international scientific community.

Refund Policy
A.Physical Attendance

Delegates in any event who cancel their registration due to special circumstances will receive refunds according to the following plan:

Cancellation Policy

Up to 60 days before the event

Up to 50 days before the event

Up to 40 days before the event

39 days before the event







A refund is not possible if

-An acceptance letter has been issued (Authors only)

-The proceedings of the event have been published (Authors only)



If the reason for rejection is not related to any of the aforementioned and is an error on the participant’s part, the following will apply:

*Authors: may choose to let their co-author present his/her research on his/her behalf free of charge. If the author does not have a co-author, a member of the scientific committee shall present on the author’s behalf.

*Audience members/Registrants: will only be allowed to attend another similar event of their choosing that is organized by IEREK free of charge.

Dubai Attractions

Places to visit in Dubai:


Dubai is a vibrant and modern city known for its stunning architecture, luxury shopping, and diverse attractions. Here are some places you might consider visiting in Dubai:

  1. Burj Khalifa: The world's tallest building, offering breathtaking views of the city from its observation decks.

  2. The Dubai Mall: One of the largest shopping malls globally, featuring an extensive range of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options. It also houses attractions like the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.

  3. Burj Al Arab: A iconic, sail-shaped hotel that is often considered one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. While you may not stay there, you can visit some of its restaurants and bars.

  4. Palm Jumeirah: A man-made island in the shape of a palm tree, featuring luxury resorts, private villas, and an array of dining and entertainment options.

  5. Dubai Marina: A stunning man-made canal city with a range of restaurants, shops, and entertainment options. You can also take a boat tour or enjoy a walk along the promenade.

  6. Dubai Fountain: Located outside the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall, the fountain is illuminated by lights and performs water dances set to music, creating a captivating spectacle.

  7. Jumeirah Beach: A beautiful public beach with white sands and clear blue waters, offering a relaxing escape from the city's hustle and bustle.

  8. The Dubai Miracle Garden: A breathtaking garden with a variety of colorful flowers arranged in creative displays. It's especially beautiful during the cooler months.

  9. Dubai Opera: A world-class venue for performing arts, including opera, ballet, and concerts. The architecture itself is worth admiring.

  10. Ski Dubai: Located in the Mall of the Emirates, this indoor ski resort allows you to experience winter sports in the middle of the desert.

  11. Al Fahidi Historic District (Al Bastakiya): Dubai's historic district with narrow lanes, traditional wind-tower architecture, art galleries, and museums.

  12. Dubai Creek: Take an abra (traditional boat) ride along the Dubai Creek to experience the city's history and see the blend of old and new Dubai.

  13. Dubai Frame: A modern architectural marvel offering panoramic views of both old and new Dubai.

  14. Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve: If you're interested in desert experiences, you can take a desert safari to explore the dunes and enjoy traditional activities like camel riding and sandboarding.


For your convenience, we have compiled a list of recommended hotels near both the Museum of the Future and Abu Dhabi University Dubai Campus.

Near Museum of the Future

  1. Rove Downtown

    • Address: 312 Al Sa'ada St, Zabeel 2, Dubai
    • Rating: 3 stars
    • Features: Modern rooms, restaurant, outdoor pool, fitness center, and business center.
  2. Novotel World Trade Centre Dubai

    • Address: Al Saa'da Street, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
    • Rating: 4 stars
    • Features: Comfortable rooms, multiple dining options, meeting facilities, fitness center, and pool.
  3. Ibis One Central

    • Address: Trade Centre District, Dubai
    • Rating: 3 stars
    • Features: Contemporary rooms, restaurant, bar, business center, and gym.
  4. Holiday Inn Express Dubai Safa Park

    • Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Wasl, Dubai
    • Rating: 3 stars
    • Features: Modern rooms, complimentary breakfast, fitness center, and business services.


Near Abu Dhabi University, Dubai Campus

  1. Premier Inn Dubai Al Barsha

    • Address: Al Barsha, Dubai
    • Rating: 3 stars
    • Features: Comfortable rooms, restaurant, rooftop pool, fitness center, and free Wi-Fi.
  2. Atana Hotel

    • Address: Hessa Street, Barsha Heights, Dubai
    • Rating: 4 stars
    • Features: Modern rooms, several dining options, conference facilities, gym, and outdoor pool.
  3. Holiday Inn Express Dubai Internet City [[Nearest to the campus]]

    • Address: Knowledge Village, Dubai
    • Rating: 3 stars
    • Features: Comfortable rooms, complimentary breakfast, restaurant, business center, and fitness facilities.
  4. Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights Hotel Suites

    • Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Barsha Heights, Dubai
    • Rating: 4 stars
    • Features: Spacious suites, dining options, meeting rooms, fitness center, and pool.
Travel Information

In the past, Dubai was a small city that depended on fishing and pearl trade , but now it has become one of the most important cities in the world. The city is home to about 200 nationalities and provides wonderful experiences for all visitors in different areas such as Dubai Creek, Downtown Dubai, Burj Khalifa , and much more. Dubai is also distinguished by its beautiful beaches, wonderful desert, and amazing tourist attractions.

Dubai International Airport

Located in Al Garhoud, Dubai International Airport is about a 20-minute taxi journey to Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa in the central district of Downtown Dubai. From the airport to Abu Dhabi is around 90 minutes by taxi.

Here are the various transport methods to get to and from the airport:

By Taxi: Taxis are always plentiful in Dubai International Airport (DXB) and offer an easy way to reach your destination in the city. Prices start at AED25 and the charge for each kilometre after is around AED2. Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa are around a 20-minute drive from the airport, while Abu Dhabi Corniche is about one and a half hours away. You can also book a Tesla taxi before your flight and your driver will be waiting on arrival, with a fixed cost based on the kilometres travelled.

By Rental Car: You can drive into town by renting a car from numerous well-known companies at Dubai International Airport, including Thrifty, Hertz, Sixt and Dollar.

By Dubai Metro: The Red Line of the Dubai Metro connects directly to Terminals 1 and 3, making this a quick and inexpensive way to venture to and from the airport. Be sure to check the metro’s daily opening times before you arrive, as it is likely to be closed in the early hours of the morning.

By Bus: There are a variety of buses that transport passengers to and from the airport. These include 11A from Terminal 1 (which goes to Gold Souq Bus Station), 13B from Terminal 2 (which goes to Al Qusais Bus Station) and 77 from Terminal 3 (which goes to Baniyas Square). Please note that you will need to purchase a Nol card before you take the metro or bus.

By Shuttle: There is a free shuttle service between DXB and DWC airports which departs every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day.

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