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Instructions for Authors

Instructions for Authors

We seek contributions to policy-relevant, change-oriented, and transdisciplinary research and debates from science and technology, the life sciences, and the social sciences across the three thematic areas and sustainability dimensions below:


Thematic Area - Sustainability Dimension

Economic
Development
Social
Development
Environmental
Protection
Sustainable Science, Technology, and Energy Panel 1 Panel 2 Panel 3
Sustainable Consumption, Lifestyles, Mobility, and Cities Panel 4 Panel 5 Panel 6
Sustainability in Economics, Business, and Management Panel 7 Panel 8 Panel 9

For panel proposals:

  • Submit a 300 word abstract in English on the focus and purpose of your panel.
  • List at least two paper presenters who will participate in your panel.
  • Indicate which panel would be your first and second choice, referring to the table above (Panel 1 to Panel 9).
  • Add your name, institutional affiliation, phone number, and email address.
  • Submit the panel proposal not later than 31 May 2015 to wsf5@mdpi.com. You will be notified by 31 May 2015.

 

For paper presentation proposals:

  • Create an account on Sciforum.net and follow the procedure to "Submit a New Abstract" in your User Home
  • Indicate which thematic area is best suited for your paper (Science, Technology, and Energy; Consumption, Lifestyles, Mobility, and Cities; Economics, Business, and Management)
  • Submit a 300 word abstract in English, including the focus and contribution to sustainability. If it is an empirical paper, include information about the data and data analysis, as well as the most relevant findings.
  • Submit the paper proposal not later than 31 May 2015. You will be notified by 31 May2015.

 Once your abstract has been accepted:

For posters:

  • Create an account on Sciforum.net and follow the procedure to "Submit a New Abstract" in your User Home
  • Indicate which thematic area is best suited for your poster (Science, Technology, and Energy; Consumption, Lifestyles, Mobility, and Cities; Economics, Business, and Management)
  • Submit a 200 word abstract in English, including the focus and contribution to sustainability. If it is an empirical paper, include information about the data and data analysis, as well as the most relevant findings.
  • Submit the poster proposal not later than 31 May 2015. You will be notified by 31 May 2015.

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