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Key dates and deadlines

Papers submission deadline
March 1st, 2017 (Closed)
Notification of acceptance
March 20th, 2017 (Closed)
Registration deadline for early bird fee
April 3rd, 2017 (Closed)


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit scientific papers with their analyses (concepts and theoretical analyses), practical experiences (case studies and empirical analyses) or proposition for a round table/practitioners’ workshops.

Accepted extended abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings. You are not required to submit a full paper. If you wish to develop your extended abstract to a full paper, you can submit the full paper after the conference to one of several associated special issues. The calls for special issues will be available on the website prior to the conference. Furthermore, we will offer “Meet the editors” sessions during the conference.

For the special sessions which will be directly associated to the theme of the conference, topics may include, but are not restricted to:

  • (Sustainability) Accounting for Smart and Sustainable Territories/Cities (districts, cities, regions, states) and/or related projects
  • (Sustainability) Strategy and Control of Smart and Sustainable Territories/Cities and/or related projects
    • Strategic planning & Management
    • Assessment & Performance Measurement
    • Governance and stakeholders’ dynamics
    • International standards
    • Administrative policies and procedures
    • Cultural/behavioral aspects
  • Reporting on Smart and Sustainable Territories/Cities and related projects
  • National and International Smart City Indexes:
    • Critical literature reviews
    • Methodology & development
    • Empirical observations
  • Measuring and communicating corporate sustainability reputation
  • Communicating on Smart and Sustainable Territories/Cities and related projects
  • Water accounting, carbon accounting and biodiversity accounting
  • Sustainability performance measurement and management
  • Sustainability ratings and rankings
  • Transparency and greenwashing
  • Education on social, environmental and sustainability accounting
  • Sustainability audits, verification and accreditation
  • Other topics linked to sustainability accounting, reporting and communication
  • Open track

Of course, all extended abstracts linked to sustainability accounting, control, reporting and communication of organizations (companies, NGOs) will be considered for this 21st EMAN conference.

  • Sustainability (Management) Accounting
  • Sustainability Performance Management/measurement
  • Sustainability Management Control
  • Sustainability Reporting

Registration for the conference must be made seperatly, even if your abstract has been accepted. For further queries regarding your submission please contact the Smart City Institute.