ISCES 2024

International Scientific Conference on Environmental Sustainability in Natural Resources Management

31 October 2024

ABOUT ISCES

The International Scientific Conference on Environmental Sustainability in Natural Resources Management (ISCES 2024) is being organized and held on October 31, 2024 in Vilnius, Lithuania.  

ISCES 2024 is organized by Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, European Institute of Economics in partnership with the National University of Water and Environmental Engineering. 

ISCES 2024 is a peer-reviewed international conference focusing on research advances and applications in Sustainability, Circular Management and Environmental Engineering.

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the ISCES 2024 organizing committee decided to conduct the conference as a HYBRID CONFERENCE on 22 October 2024 combining a live in-person event with a virtual component.

ISCES 2024 organizing committee will send an invitation with a link to the meeting and an agenda/program of the conference.

The Proceedings of ISCES 2024 will be published by IOP Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Online ISSN: 1755-1315, Print ISSN: 1755-1307) and will be submitted to Scopus (Elsevier) for indexing.

Sustainable development can be defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainability goals address global challenges, including poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace, and justice.

For this reason the Sustainability and Circular Economy is a potential frame for Natural  Resource Use leading to social cohesion, economic competitiveness and stability, use of resources and economic development, safeguarding biodiversity and the ecosystem.

Thematic Areas of the Conference are related to implementing the Sustainable Development Goal in the context of environmental sustainability in natural resources management.

ISCES 2024 focuses on the themes of Circular Economy and Environmental Sustainability, and, in this context, the aim of ISCES 2024 is to provide a platform for researchers, entrepreneurs, higher education teachers and authorities to present their research results and development activities in the following conference topics:

  • Green, Digital and Resilient Economy
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Environmental Sustainability and Engineering Management

The Conference language is English.

We invite you to participate in the conference and look forward to fruitful cooperation.   

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CALL FOR PAPER

PUBLICATION

Authors are invited to submit full (and original research) papers (10 pages) including surveys, tutorials, and perspective/colloquia papers on conference topics, by filling out the Registration form.

All accepted papers from ISCES 2024 will be published by IOP Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Online ISSN: 1755-1315, Print ISSN: 1755-1307) and will be submitted to EI-Compendex, CPCI-S (ISTP), Scopus (Elsevier) for indexing.

Carefully read the “Licence Terms and Conditions” for publication in the IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Please note that by submitting your paper for publication.

Paper Formatting

Accepted papers written in English will be published  after conference. Therefore, for preparing your submission please STRICTLY FOLLOW the Editorial Guidelines. Authors should be submit online before September 20, 2024 :

  1. An paper in the format of Conference  Proceedings (8-10 pages).
  2. Author guidelines for conference proceedings.                         After accepting the paper:
  3. Video presentation up to 10 minutes (the authors will be given instructions on how to prepare a video presentation).
  4. References should use the DOI is highly encouraged, as shown in the Style Points and can be easily found on Google Scholar and linked via Crossref. Please check all sources (Scopus, CrossRef) and ensure that data provided in the references are correct before submitting an paper. 
  5. The number of references in the list of references should not be less than 10 (most sources from Scopus).
  6. The quality of the digital images should have an original high-resolution, at least 300 dpi for figures that will be printed, and at least 150 dpi for an online only publication.

Papers will be checked in a plagiarism tool and that any ethical misconduct will be considered very seriously. Paper will be peer reviewed after it has been checked for plagiarism using Unicheck software.

Authors are encouraged to refer to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) for all aspects of publication ethics (http://publicationethics.org) and to strictly conform to the ethical rules described on publishing policies ethics.

Papers which are prepared for publishing should be original research manuscripts, never published before and not under consideration for publication in any other conference proceeding (journal etc.).

All papers are supposed to present novel research results of international interest. Papers need to be related to the main topic of the conference and conference topic fields.

Articles are published in English only. The article should be written in a language understandable to a specialist in the relevant field. Compliance with English translation requirements is done by native speakers and professional translators.

All papers are reviewed by a native speaker. All papers are thoroughly checked for plagiarism. Acceptable minimum of originality is 90%. All papers should be not less than 8 pages (recommended 8-12 pages). At least one author of each article should attend to the conference.  All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa. References can only be linked via Crossref if they are correct and complete. The manuscript must be in DOC (or DOCX) file. The manuscript should follow the IMRAD format:

Introduction
State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Material and methods
Provide sufficient details to allow the work to be reproduced by an independent researcher. Methods that are already published should be summarized, and indicated by a reference. If quoting directly from a previously published method, use quotation marks and also cite the source. Any modifications to existing methods should also be described.

Theory/calculation
A Theory section should extend, not repeat, the background to the article already dealt with in the Introduction and lay the foundation for further work. In contrast, a Calculation section represents a practical development from a theoretical basis.

Results
Results should be clear and concise.

Discussion
This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.

Conclusions
The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section.

References to the sources used should be in the order of mentioning in the text in the format [1], [2-6], [3, 5, 7]. You should not give links to unpublished articles.

Essential requirements

Articles must not contain page numbers, headers or footers
This is extremely important. Page numbers, copyright details etc are added by IOP Publishing during the production and publication process. If you put page numbers on your paper we will have to contact you for a replacement PDF, which could delay publication of the entire proceedings.

Article margins must be adequate
We recommend a minimum 25mm all round. The Microsoft Word template automatically provide the correct margins so their use is highly recommended.

All articles must have an abstract
When readers are searching for information online, an abstract of an article is likely to be the first thing they see. Your abstract needs to be concise but convey as much information as possible about the content of your article. In addition, IOP Publishing will supply your abstract to many other database systems used by researchers to find papers; consequently, your article’s abstract will help bring your work to the attention of the scientific community.

All papers must have the e-mail address of one author we can contact

Essential guidelines

Please follow these essential guidelines when preparing your paper:

Templates

Authors must prepare their papers using our Microsoft Word template for submission:

IOP Proceedings Licence

For papers published in our gold open access proceedings titles IOP no longer requires authors to sign and submit copyright forms. Our other journals are unaffected by this change. Authors who wish to publish a paper in the following titles:

  • IOP Conference Series:Earth and Environmental Science (EES)

are asked to submit a paper only if all authors of the paper agree in full to the terms of the licence. All papers submitted to us for publication in the above titles will be published according to the following terms and conditions.

Licence terms and conditions

By submitting the paper to the conference organizer, you, as copyright owner and author/representative of all the authors, grant a worldwide perpetual royalty free exclusive licence to IOP Publishing Limited (IOP) to use the copyright in the paper for the full term of copyright in all ways otherwise restricted by copyright, including, but not limited to, the right to reproduce, distribute and communicate the article to the public under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 or any newer version of the licence) and to make any other use which IOP may choose world-wide, by all means, media and formats, whether known or unknown at the date of submission, to the conference organizer.

This licence does not transfer the copyright in the paper as submitted which therefore remains with the authors or their employer, as appropriate. Authors may not offer the paper to another publisher unless the article is withdrawn by the author(s) or rejected by IOP.

Once published, the paper may be reused in accordance with the terms of the applicable Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence, including appropriate citation information (for electronic use best efforts must be made to include a link to the online abstract of the paper on IOPscience), a link to the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence, and indicating if any changes have been made to the original paper.

By granting this licence, the author warrants that the paper they are submitting is their original work, has not been published previously (other than in a research thesis or dissertation which fact has been notified to the conference organizer in writing), all named authors participated sufficiently in the conception and writing of the paper, have received a final version of the paper, agree to its submission and take responsibility for it, have read and understood IOP Publishing’s ethical policy (https://publishingsupport.iopscience.iop.org/ethical-policy-journals/) and agree that the submission complies with its terms, and the submission has been approved as necessary by the authorities at the establishment where the research was carried out.

By granting this licence, the author also warrants that they act on behalf of, and with the knowledge of, all authors of the paper, that the paper does not infringe any third party rights, it contains nothing libellous, all factual statements are, to the best of the authors’ knowledge and belief, true or based on valid research conducted according to accepted norms and our ethical policy (https://publishingsupport.iopscience.iop.org/ethical-policyjournals/), and all required permissions have been obtained.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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Prof.Dr. Javier Oliver Muncharaz

Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

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Prof. Dr. Waldemar Wójcik

Lublin University of Technology, Poland




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Prof. Dr. Siyka Demirova

Technical University Varna, Bulgaria


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Dr. Giga Abuseridze


Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia



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Prof. Dr. Indrė Lapinskaitė

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania


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Prof. Dr. Maryna Kravchenko

National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, Ukraine

COMMITTEE

CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN:

Vida Davidavičienė  Doctor, Professor, Dean of Business Management, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

DEPUTY CHAIRMEN:

Nataliia Savina  Doctor, Professor, Vice-rector for Research Work and International Relations,  National University of Water and Environmental Engineering, Rivne, Ukraine.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEES

Viktor Moshynskyi Doctor, Professor, Rector of  National University of Water and Environmental Engineering, Rivne, Ukraine.

Viktorija Skvarciany PhD, Professor, Vice-Dean for Research at the Faculty of Business Management, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

Rima Tamošiūnienė Doctor, Professor, Department of Financial Engineering, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

Viktor Koval Doctor, Professor, Izmail State University of Humanities, Ukraine.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Agnieszka Generowicz Doctor Habilitated of Engineering, Professor, Institute of Water Supply and Environmental Protection, Cracow University of Technology, Poland.

Agnieszka Piekutowska Doctor,  University of Bialystok, Poland.

Daiva Jurevičienė Doctor, Professor, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

Jelena Titko Doctor, Professor, EKA University of Applied Sciences, Latvia.

Fernando García García Doctor, Professor, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain.

Javier Oliver Muncharaz Doctor, Professor, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain.

Julia Yereshko  Doctor, Professor,  National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” and Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Indrė Lapinskaitė Doctor, Professor, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

Pasquale Pazienza  Doctor of Economics, Professor of Department of Economics, Foggia University, Italy.

Piotr Olczak PhD, Mineral Energy Economy Research Institute Polish Academy of Science, Poland.

Mariana Petrova Doctor, Professor, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.  

Marzanna Poniatowicz Doctor Habilitated, Professor, University of Bialystok, Poland.

Natalia Kovshun Doctor, Professor, Director of Educational and Scientific Institute of Economics and Management,  National University of Water and Environmental Engineering, Rivne, Ukraine.

Olha Ilyash Doctor, Professor, National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, Ukraine.

Olha Pavelko Doctor, Professor,  National University of Water and Environmental Engineering, Ukraine.

Olha Soloviova PhD, Izmail State University of Humanities, Ukraine.

Rima Tamošiūnienė Doctor, Professor, Department of Financial Engineering, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

Viktorija Skvarciany PhD, Professor, Vice-Dean for Research at the Faculty of Business Management, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

Yevhen Krykavskyy Doctor of Economics, Professor, Department of marketing and logistics, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine.

Waldemar Wójcik  Doctor, Full Professor, Director of Institute of Electronic and Information Technologies, Faculty Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology,  Poland.

ETHICS

IMPORTANT DATES AND NOTES

Paper submission: September 20, 2024.

Notification of acceptance and invitation to submit full papers: September 25, 2024.

Final paper submission (final version of camera-ready papers) – submission deadline: October 10, 2023.

Registration: October 20, 2023.

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

National University of Water and Environmental Engineering

European Institute of Economics

PROGRAMME & FEE

Conference Program

LOCATION:  Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Saulėtekio al. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius

Conference Day: October 31, 2024

09.30 – 10.00       Opening / Registration

10.00 – 10.15       Opening Remark from The Chairman of ISCES 2024

Prof. Dr. Vida Davidavičienė – Dean of Business Management, Vilnius Gedimintas Technical University, Lithuania. 

Prof. Dr. Nataliia Savina –  National University of Water and Environmental Engineering, Ukraine.

10.15 – 10.55       Opening Remark from Keynote Speakers

12.30 – 15.30        Parallel Session 1

16.00 – 16.30       Closing Remark

16.30 – 17.00      Closing the Conference

Registration fee

The registration fee is 300 euros and 200 euros for Ukrainian authors (if there is at least one author with a non-Ukrainian affiliation, the registration fee is considered as a regular paid after notification of paper accept. It includes promotion of the conference materials, proofreading, revising, & editing, publication paper in the IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES), refreshments/coffee breaks, admissions and organizing costs.  Bank account details and payment instructions will be sent to participants after papers approval.

At least one of the authors must register and pay the registration fee by October 20, 2024 to participate in the conference. After this date, refunds are not possible. No refund is possible after this date. In the case of uncertainty, feel free to contact the organizing committee for clarification to scincecentre@gmail.com.

THE VENUE

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Saulėtekio al. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius

+370 5 274 4885 · viktorija.skvarciany@vilniustech.lt