Paper Submission Guidelines

The official language for this international conference is English. Interested presenters should submit an extended abstract via the conference website in EasyChair (
This document must contain a statement of the work to be presented:

1. Original research (It could be work in progress).

2. Case study (e.g. practice-based).

3. Literature review or Position paper.

A maximum of 3 proposals will be accepted for each lead author. Each document may only be submitted once and under one track. Failure to answer questions on the submission form or the submission of the same document under multiple tracks is likely to result in the proposal being declined.

Authors of accepted proposals must in due time submit a full length paper in order to maintain their position in the program. Proposals can be accepted either as oral presentations or poster presentations. Presenters who do not register before deadline may forfeit their spot in the agenda.

Conference Plagiarism Policy: Regarding plagiarism, this conference will comply with IEEE guidelines. More information available in the following link: IEEE Plagiarism Policy

Instructions to Authors

Extended abstracts must be at least 300 words, but not exceeding 1000 words. Figures, tables, citations and references are optional (IEEE style). Prepare your document according to templates available in the following links:

ICSDG2020.doc (Microsoft Word Format) (LaTeX Format)

Best Paper Award - The conference will award best research in each track (minimum 12 papers in a track).

Review Process

At least two reviewers will review each submission under a double-blind peer-review process. All submissions will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

1. Significance/contribution to the sustainability theme

2. Clear aim and purpose

3. Theoretical foundations

4. Appropriate methodology and methods

5. Conclusions/likely conclusions based on results or anticipated results

6. Quality of writing and formatting; proposals submitted without proper formatting will be returned for correct formatting