International Conference on Sustainability, Green Buildings, Environmental Engineering & Renewable Energy (SGER 2017)

The 3rd NZAAR International Event Series on Natural and Built Environment, Cities, Sustainability and Advanced Engineering

Welcome to the official webpage of the International Conference on Sustainability, Green Buildings, Environmental Engineering & Renewable Energy (SGER 2017). This conference will be held on 15 July 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. SGER 2017 will be organised by New Zealand Academy of Applied Research Limited (NZAAR). 

SGER 2017 will provide a unique international platform for sharing new knowledge and academic findings of the recent scholarly studies and practical experiences in the broad spectrum of sustainability, green buildings, environmental engineering & renewable energy. The main target of the conference is to efficiently engage academic researchers and industry practitioners towards sharing viewpoints and debating on the cutting edge research implications leading to effective and global knowledge contributions. 

**All registered and accepted extended abstracts/full papers will be published in the respective conference proceedings.

The National Library of New Zealand collects sample copies of each series of proceedings to preserve and make them available to all New Zealanders.

The National Library of New Zealand collects sample copies of each series of proceedings to preserve and make them available to all New Zealanders.

**Based on our partnership with Science Publications, selected quality papers from diverse NZAAR conferences will be published in the relevant journal by Science Publications indexed by SCOPUS, ProQuest, DOAJ, Ulrichsweb, EBSCO, IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology), INSPEC, GALE and many more. 

**Based on our partnership with Science Publications, selected quality papers from diverse NZAAR conferences will be published in the relevant journal by Science Publications indexed by SCOPUS, ProQuest, DOAJ, Ulrichsweb, EBSCO, IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology), INSPEC, GALE and many more. 

**All Science Publications journals adhere to the open access policy.

**All Science Publications journals adhere to the open access policy.

****Current international institutional partners of New Zealand Academy of Applied Research academic conference series****

****Current international institutional partners of New Zealand Academy of Applied Research academic conference series****


All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings titled The 3rd NZAAR International Event Series on Natural and Built Environment, Cities, Sustainability and Advanced Engineering, ISSN 2463-5960 (Print) ISSN 2463-5979 (Online) . 


Conference topics

SGER 2017 topics include but are not limited to:

SUSTAINABILITY

  • Cultural Sustainability: Protecting, Preserving and Conserving
  • Economic Sustainability: Environmental Challenges and Economic Growth
  • Economic Sustainability: Sustainable Businesses and CSR
  • Energy: Energy Economics and Ecological Economics
  • Energy: Environmental Degradation
  • Energy: Renewable Energy and Environmental Solutions
  • Environmental Sustainability & Environmental Management: Atmosphere and Air
  • Environmental Sustainability & Environmental Management: Freshwater, Oceans and Seas
  • Environmental Sustainability & Environmental Management: Land Use & Misuse
  • Environmental Sustainability & Human Consumption: Food and Water, Hunger and Thirst
  • Environmental Sustainability & Human Consumption: Human and Life Sciences
  • Environmental Sustainability & Human Consumption: Waste
  • Social Sustainability & Social Justice
  • Social Sustainability & Sustainable Living
  • Social Sustainability, War and Peace

GREEN BUILDINGS

  • Carbon footprint
  • Energy and Resource Efficiency in Industry
  • Energy Systems and Cities
  • GHG Emission
  • Global and regional Green Building Trends
  • Urban Solutions for Green Cities
  • Green Technologies and Innovations
  • Green Buildings
  • Green Roofs
  • Green Walls
  • LCA
  • Living Walls
  • Predicting and evaluating building performance: rating schemes
  • Regenerative Buildings
  • The Business Case for Green Buildings
  • Sustainable Designs & Smart Buildings.
  • Case Studies on Sustainable Green
  • Intelligent Building Codes: The Move to Green
  • Performance Targets and Rating Systems for
  • Sustainable Buildings
  • Renewable Energy Technologies, Applications and Integration
  • The future of green building

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

  • Advanced treatment of water and secondary effluents (membranes, adsorption, ion exchange, oxidation etc)
  • Advances in biological, physical and chemical processes
  • Aesthetic quality of drinking water (taste, odors)
  • Air emission trading 
  • Air pollution and control
  • Anaerobic treatment
  • Atmospheric modelling and numerical prediction
  • Atmospheric physics
  • Biodegradation of hazardous substances
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Bio-engineering
  • Biofuels
  • Carbon capture and storage
  • Clean technologies
  • Climate and climatic changes
  • Control technologies
  • Deforestation
  • Disinfection and disinfection by- products
  • Economic instruments
  • Eco-technology
  • Effect of distribution systems on potable water quality
  • Emission sources
  • Environmental dynamics
  • Environmental restoration and ecological engineering
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Environmental systems approach
  • Fate of hazardous substances
  • Geophysics
  • Global environmental change and ecosystems management
  • Global warming
  • Ground water management 
  • Ground water remediation
  • Habitat reconstruction
  • Hazardous substances and detection techniques
  • Health and the Environment
  • Health related organisms
  • Hydrology
  • Indoor air pollution 
  • Industrial wastewater treatment
  • Institutional development
  • Integrated ecosystems management
  • Interaction between pollutants
  • Landscape degradation and restoration
  • Leachate treatment
  • Legal, economic and managerial aspects of solid waste management
  • Life cycle analysis
  • Management and regulation of point and diffuse pollution
  • Management of hazardous solid waste 
  • Water treatment and reclamation
  • Management of water treatment residuals
  • Meteorology
  • Modelling and decision support tools
  • Monitoring and analysis of environmental contaminant
  • Nutrients removal
  • On site and small scale systems
  • Optimization of collection systems
  • Ozone layer depletion
  • Physical oceanography
  • Process modelling
  • Public participation
  • Quality guidelines, environmental regulation and monitoring
  • Recycling and reuse
  • Regulatory practice, water quality objectives standard setting, water quality
  • Renewable sources of energy-energy savings
  • Resource management
  • Reuse of reclaimed waters
  • Satellite applications in the environment
  • Sludge treatment and reuse
  • Soil decontamination
  • Solid waste management
  • Storm-water management 
  • Suspended and fixed film biological processes
  • Sustainable cities
  • Technical aspects of treatment and disposal methods (landfilling, thermal treatment etc)
  • Toxicity assessment and epidemiological studies
  • Transboundary cooperation
  • Waste minimization
  • Waste valorisation
  • Wastewater and sludge treatment
  • Water resources and river basin management
  • Wetlands

RENEWABLE ENERGY

  • Agricultural sustainability
  • Applications in agriculture
  • Bio energy
  • Energy efficient systems
  • Energy management/audit
  • Energy policies and economics
  • Energy Security and Clean Use
  • Geothermal energy
  • Green infrastructures
  • Green manufacturing
  • Grid and off-grid issues
  • Hybrid energy systems
  • Innovations in renewable energy
  • Ocean thermal
  • Power system technology
  • Remote area power supply
  • Safety for all
  • Small hydro; power
  • Solar energy
  • Storage technology
  • Sustainability in process industries
  • Sustainable energy and environment
  • Tidal energy
  • Waste management
  • Wind energy
  • Zero energy building

Call for papers

SGER 2017 publishes extended abstracts & full papers incorporating cutting edge research within the spectrum of trending concepts.

NZAAR invites you to submit your papers no later than 15, April, 2017.

** Designers may also submit their design projects to be considered for publication/presentation during this event.

To SUBMIT your extended abstract, please follow the link provided below.


Conference agenda

Please mind the following important dates!

Please mind the following important dates!

Submission of papers 15,04,2017
Announcement of decisions on submissions 25,04,2017
Submission of revised extended abstracts 01,05,2017
Early bird registration periode 05/03/2017 -05/04/2016
Normal registration period 06/04/2017 - 05/06/2017
Participant registration deadline 10/07/2017
Conference date 15/07/2017

Registration

To REGISTER for SGER 2017, please follow the link provided below.


About Kuala Lumpur

The City of Kuala Lumpur, popularly named KL, has the last decade become one of the most vital cities in Asia. KL is Malaysia’s sultry capital packed with historic monuments, steel-clad skyscrapers, lush parks, mega-sized shopping malls, bustling street markets and trendy nightspots. Also an essential part of the vibrant mix are incense-wreathed, colourfully adorned mosques and temples of the country’s Malay, Chinese and Indian communities. A reverence for these ancient cultures is balanced with a drive to be plugged into the contemporary world, as evidenced by an exciting contemporary art and design scene and a buzzing digital economy.

The City of Kuala Lumpur, popularly named KL, has the last decade become one of the most vital cities in Asia. KL is Malaysia’s sultry capital packed with historic monuments, steel-clad skyscrapers, lush parks, mega-sized shopping malls, bustling street markets and trendy nightspots. Also an essential part of the vibrant mix are incense-wreathed, colourfully adorned mosques and temples of the country’s Malay, Chinese and Indian communities. A reverence for these ancient cultures is balanced with a drive to be plugged into the contemporary world, as evidenced by an exciting contemporary art and design scene and a buzzing digital economy.