NSF Travel Grant Information 
Call for Papers April & September 2012
Abstracts Due


October 26, 2012
Confirmation of Accepted AbstractsNovember 29, 2012
Early Registration Ends March 15, 2013
Conference April 7-9, 2013


Instructions for Authors

Submission of Abstracts (Due: October 26, 2012)

Papers may be contributed in all subject areas dealing with green construction and the sustainable use of water.  We are especially interested in contributions in the following areas:

  • Green building design and construction; greening the indoor environment
  • Sustainable distributed power for the built environment
  • Sustainable urban drinking water, stormwater, and wastewater infrastructure
  • Design of more sustainable transportation grids
  • Using principles of sustainability to foster innovation and economic development

To qualify for acceptance, you must submit a one-page abstract (200 words maximum) on or before October 26, 2012. Submit Abstract On-Line Here>  

The conference welcomes papers from academia, industry, nonprofit organizations, government institutions, and other interested parties. 

Notification of Acceptance

By November 29, 2012, the Program Committee will inform all submitting authors if their papers have been accepted for oral or poster presentations.  If accepted, an extended abstract must be provided by e-mail to utilizing the template provided on or before February 8, 2013. EXTENDED ABSTRACT TEMPLATE>  

Oral Presentations

Each author will be allocated 20 minutes for presentation plus a five-minute discussion period.  The conference will provide the following media equipment free of charge: laptop computer, LCD projector, laser point, podium, and microphone.

Poster Presentations

The conference will provide the poster boards and easels for presentation setup.  Posters should all be a maximum size of 4 foot long X 6 foot wide.


Conference proceedings with all extended abstracts will be published in a CD-ROM format that will be available to all paid registrants at the conference.

  ES2013 Abstract submission closed Thank you!