submission requirements

Extended Abstract

Prepare an extended abstract that provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of your research. It should include the key objectives, methodology, findings, and implications of your study. The abstract should clearly demonstrate the relevance of your research to the conference theme and sub-topics.

Formatting Guidelines

Ensure that your extended abstract follows the specified word count and formatting guidelines. Use a clear and readable font, maintain consistent formatting, and include appropriate headings and subheadings to enhance readability.

Full Paper (Optional)

If you have a complete research paper ready, you may submit it through the submission system instead of or in addition to the extended abstract. The full paper should adhere to the designated word count and formatting requirements. Please note that submitting a full paper is not mandatory, and extended abstracts will be considered for inclusion in the conference program.

submission process



Access the conference page to submit your extended abstract or full paper. Follow instructions provided to ensure a smooth process.

Review and


All submissions will undergo a review process conducted by industry experts. The selection committee will make final decisions on the inclusion of papers in the conference program.

Acceptance and


If your submission is accepted, you will receive an approval email from our team to confirm your attendance in the conference.

registration fees



Students & Researchers

$ 250

Academic Professionals &
Industry Practitioners

$ 465



publishing opportunities

After the completion of the peer-review process, the best papers
will be given an opportunity to be published in:
MDPI Academic Open Access

APC to be paid by the authors
IGI Global Academic Publisher of
Scientific Research

APC to be paid by the authors

best paper award

All submissions will be evaluated based on their contribution towards the advancement of practices and theory as well as their potential contribution to sustainability, climate action, net zero and circularity. The best papers will be awarded a prize, which will be announced at the closing session of the conference.
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who should submit papers?

Representatives from academia, industry and policymakers

Representatives from businesses and governments

Sustainability enthusiasts and professionals involved in change management towards sustainability.

Government officials, policymakers and researchers working on policy recommendations.

knowledge dissemination options

Plenary sessions / Oral presentations

Colloquium / Themed paper presentations

Round Tables / Garden Conversations / Talking Circles

Panel discussions

Poster presentation and competition

Workshops / Innovation Showcase

Registration Fee Waiver or Discount

The Organizing Committee of the First International Conference on Net Zero Solutions and Circular Economy (FICNZSCE) is offering a limited number of registration waivers for the Conference. We believe in promoting inclusivity and facilitating meaningful participation from diverse backgrounds. Therefore, fee waiver or discount will be extended to the following categories of individuals or groups:


Full-time/Part-time bachelor students currently enrolled in an academic institution can apply for a fee waiver to present at the conference. A valid student ID or proof of enrollment will be required.

Non-Profit Organizations

Representatives of registered non-profit organizations that align with the conference’s themes and goals may also be eligible for a fee waiver.

Early Career Stage

Applicants currently at an early stage of their research career, including graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers who do not have any financial support from their institution, a research grant, or other funding awards to attend the conference. A valid student ID and letter from your supervisor confirming your enrollment and your financial situation.

The last date to submit a Fee Waiver Application is
September 30, 2023, 11.59 UAE time.

how to apply?

Then please send an email to Dr. Jacinta Dsilva with the title “Attn: FICNZSCE2023 Conference Fee Waiver”. The email should include:

  • The paper title.
  • An extended abstract including methodology, main assumptions, and conclusions of the paper (1500 words maximum).
  • Up to 6 keywords should be used.
  • Author/participant name(s) and institutional affiliations.
  • A professional high-resolution picture and short bio of each participant (not a detailed CV).
  • Author/participant E-mail addresses and mobile numbers (essential).
  • All the documents that support your eligibility in one of the mentioned categories for fee waiver.

Please Note

The fee waivers or discounts will be distributed at the discretion of the scientific committee during the abstract review. If you are awarded a registration fee waiver, you will be notified after the abstract review has been completed and asked to confirm your acceptance.

Formatting Guidelines for the Extended Abstract

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