In today's rapidly changing world, the need for sustainable practices has become increasingly urgent. The degradation of natural resources, loss of biodiversity, and the impacts of climate change pose significant challenges to our ecosystems and communities. The first international conference on: Sustainable Landscapes and Green Infrastructure, (SLGI) addresses these challenges; it is essential to adopt holistic approaches that integrate sustainable land management strategies and leverage the potential of green infrastructure.
This conference aims to explore the multifaceted aspects of sustainable landscapes and green infrastructure and their role in promoting environmental, social, and economic well-being. It’ll explore a wide range of topics, including ecological restoration, urban green spaces, regenerative agriculture, renewable energy systems, water management, and the integration of nature-based solutions into urban planning.
Throughout the conference, professional keynote speakers who have made significant contributions to the field of sustainable landscape and green infrastructure will share their insights, experiences, and research findings, inspiring the audience to think critically and creatively about how we can shape a sustainable future.
Its essential to create a world where nature and human development coexist harmoniously, where green spaces thrive, and where societies are resilient and sustainable.
We look forward to your active participation in the Conference on Sustainable Landscape and Green Infrastructure and to collectively shaping a greener future for generations to come. Your presence and contributions will undoubtedly enrich the conference and pave the way for actionable solutions that can be implemented at local, regional, and global scales.
The (SLGI) conference is an online conference organized by COEUS Institute where all proceedings submitted to it will swiftly be published within three months, where authors can now have their publications featured in Sustainable Landscape and Natural Resources Management (SLNR) book series by Springer Nature.
1. Ecosystem Restoration and Conservation
1.1 Restoring Degraded Landscapes: Strategies and Case Studies
1.2 Biodiversity Conservation and Habitat Restoration
1.3 Forest and Wetland Restoration for Climate Resilience
1.4 Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Restoration
2. Urban Green Spaces and Sustainable Cities
2.1 Designing and Planning Sustainable Urban Landscapes
2.2 Green Roofs and Vertical Gardens in Urban Environments
2.3 Enhancing Urban Biodiversity through Green Infrastructure
2.4 Urban Parks and Recreational Spaces for Community Well-being
3. Regenerative Agriculture and Sustainable Food Systems
3.1 Sustainable Farming Practices and Soil Health
3.2 Agroforestry and Permaculture for Food Production
3.3 Circular Economy Approaches in Agriculture
3.4 Sustainable Supply Chains and Local Food Systems
4. Renewable Energy Systems and Infrastructure
4.1 Integration of Renewable Energy in Landscapes
4.2 Solar and Wind Energy Infrastructure Planning
4.3 Sustainable Transportation and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
4.5 Smart Grids and Energy Management Systems
5. Water Management and Resilient Landscapes
5.1 Sustainable Water Harvesting and Storage Systems
5.2 Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management
5.3 Water-sensitive Urban Design and Low Impact Development
5.4 Climate Change Adaptation and Resilient Water Resource Management
6. Nature-based Solutions and Ecosystem Services
6.1 The Role of Green Infrastructure in Climate Change Mitigation
6.2 Ecosystem Services Assessment and Valuation
6.3 Natural Capital Accounting and Green Accounting
6.4 Nature-based Tourism and Recreation in Sustainable Landscapes
7. Policy, Governance, and Community Engagement
7.1 Policy Frameworks for Sustainable Landscape Management
7.2 Collaborative Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
7.3 Indigenous Knowledge and Traditional Land Management Practices
7.4 Sustainable Land Use Planning and Zoning Regulations
Short Paper Submission Deadline
15 Dec 2023
Notification of acceptance/ rejection of submitted extended abstract/ short paper
15 Jan 2024
Start Payment Date
15 Nov 2023
End Payment Date
31 Dec 2023
01 Feb 2024
19 Feb 2024
SLNR book by Springer
15 Nov 2023
The fee covers:
A softcopy of the abstract book
IEREK Participation/ Contribution Certificate in softcopy
Acceptance Letters in softcopy
Consideration for publishing in the SLNRbook by Springer
Access to conference recordings
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.
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 soft copy. Extras can be requested for an additional fee. Payment Methods:
Payment of the registration fee can be made via the following methods (only after online registration):
1. Bank transfer
Bank Account Name/ Beneficiary Name: COEUS INSTITUTE GMBH Beneficiary (COEUS) Address: Simmlerstr. 17, 75172 Pforzheim, Germany Bank Account (EUR): 5210755 Bank Name: Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw IBAN: DE75 6665 0085 0005 2107 55 SWIFT/BIC: PZHSDE66XXX Post Code: 75172
2. Online payment gateway (Stripe)
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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.
Your short paper / extended abstract should be 4 – 6 pages long and submitted before the paper submission deadline, in English, and fit within one of the conference topics.
The Extended abstract i.e., the short 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 (short paper i.e. extended abstract) should be made following the same procedure followed for the abstract or sent to the conference email.
Step 2: Rigorous Peer Review Process (double-blind)
This process can only be initiated after payment completion and confirmation:
If submitted, the extension (short 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.
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:
Sustainable Landscape Planning and Natural Resources Management (SLNR), an IEREK Interdisciplinary book series published by Springer Nature.
Sustainable Landscape Planning and Natural Resources Management (SLNR) is a peer-reviewed book series that presents groundbreaking research through the intersection of two main areas that of which are ‘Sustainable Landscape Planning’ and ‘Natural Resources Management’. The series initially covers a wide range of academic disciplines in sustainability, including landscape ecology, green urbanism, urban regeneration, land restoration and renaturation, energy management, and nature conservation. Moreover, it also incorporates the latest developments and research in engineering topics that contribute to more sustainable cities, such as Geosciences, infrastructure, civil engineering, geology, mining, water, and natural resources conservation and management.
By showcasing methods for discovering, managing, and employing natural resources, the series aims to provide approaches that enable the responsible use of these resources. Ultimately, the SLNR series is committed to advancing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. Read More
Benefits Of Attending
Attending a conference dramatically enhances both your professional and personal development. They help you sharpen the saw, meet and converse with industry experts, expand your resources and grow your professional network. IEREK Conference will help you:
1. Open Discussions: We bring together leading academic scientists, from different universities and countries, to exchange and share their experiences and research results.
2. Internationally Accredited Certificate: The participants are granted internationally recognized certificates acknowledged by IEREK, and Partnering Organization.
3. Publication: Selected high-quality manuscripts will be published, after peer review, in the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (SLNR) book series by Springer
4. Research Technologies: Conferences can expand your resources by providing a great opportunity to promote gathered information on new technologies related to your research.
5. Networking: You can engage with industry experts to discuss with them the very latest research projects they could be working on and increase your chances of collaboration in future projects.
6. Academic Reputation: Attending many conferences will make you a known figure in academic circles and an active member of the academic community.
7. Conference Abstracts Material: Delegates will receive the conference Abstracts book in soft copy.