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The International Symposium on a Sustainable Future (ISSF) is an Academic Event Series on Innovative Research and Action in Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development. The broad theme of the ISSF is "Sustainable Products, Processes and Services," based on which each of the events includes topics of current and future importance.

Objective and Scope

The objective of the ISSF is to provide a forum for discussion and dissemination of results of various activities such as research, action oriented work, advocacy, etc. on any of the development issues. It brings together, the concerned stakeholders, including academicians, researchers, corporate executives and policy makers, associated with the innovative research and action on any aspect of sustainability.

Theme of ISSF - 2018

ISSF-2018 will cover concepts, methodology and case studies on sustainability aspects of energy,environment and related sectors of developments. Some of the major areas to be addressed, but not limited to, are as follows:

  • Issues of Global Importance- Sustainable Development Goals, Global Resource Management, Green Economy, Low Carbon Society, Abatement of Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Ozone Depletion and Trade and Environment Linkages;
  • Problems of Local Ecosystems- of Air, Water, Forests, and Land Resources and their Solutions; Natural Resource Accounting;
  • Socio-Economic Dimension of Resources- Welfare of countries, Economic versus Social Growth, Values and lifestyles, Consumer behavior;
  • Sustainable Produciton and Consumption- Life Cycle Approaches; Environmental Impact Assessment; Tools for Sustainability Assessment, North/South context;
  • Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility- Occupational Health hazards and other effects of Industrial Pollution and their Remedial Measures;
  • Inter-relationship of Energy and Environment- Sustainable Energy for All; Sustainability of New and Renewable Energy Forms including Wind, Solar, and Biomass energy.
  • Outcome

    Among others, following are the possible outcomes of the ISSF events.

    • Networking - ISSF -2018 would provide an opportunity for the interaction and networking among individuals and organizations to promote their professional and business interests.
    • Publications - Participants can publish and widely disseminate their efforts through:

      i) Proceedings of ISSF-2018 that may contain speeches and presentations,
      ii) IJSI- An interdisciplinary peer reviewed international journal, that may publish some of the papers presented at the ISSF, and, after review process
      iii) Savitarka- An E-Magazine on Development Issues, that may publish speeches and presentations, which have a potential of creating a mass awareness and policy impact.

    • Technology Transfer - Software and Technology Developers, Business houses, etc. could promote their products and services in other markets.
    • Capacity Building - Individual and Institutional Experts may contribute to capacity building in various areas of Sustainability.

    Join ISSF-2018

    You could join ISSF-2018 in many ways such as a Co-organizer, a Sponsor, a So-Sponsor, Supporter, Speaker and / or Participant.

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