The INternational CongRess on Engineering and Sustainability in the XXI cEntury – INCREaSE 2023 is a congress with the aim to bring together valuable and novel scientific contributions to the sustainable development in a multidisciplinary way, addressing the critical issues of renewable energy, sustainable building, sustainable manufacturing, sustainable food production and other sustainable science and engineering topics that have an impact in this diverse and fast-changing research area, both in academia and industry. This 3rd edition of INCREaSE will be an hybrid event, held during July 5-7, 2023, in the coastal historical city of Faro, Algarve, Portugal, at the Institute of Engineering, University of Algarve, Penha Campus.
The Call for Papers and Abstracts PDF file can be found HERE.
The scope of the conference will cover, but will not be limited to, the following topics:
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Full Paper (indexed) and/or Abstract (non-indexed) submission deadline:
March 12th, 2023 March 28th, 2023 (extended)
Notification of acceptance:
April 9th, 2023 May 2nd, 2023 (extended)
Final paper/abstract submission deadline (peer-reviewed version, for publication):
May 7th, 2023 May 31th, 2023 (extended)
Early bird registration deadline:
April 14th, 2023 May 31th, 2023 (extended)
Regular registration deadline: June 30th, 2023
Conference and onsite registration: from 3 to 7, July, 2023
Authors can participate in INCREaSE 2023 with:
New and unpublished works MUST BE SUBMITTED HERE (using Meetinghand services) until March 28th 2023 (considering Coordinated Universal Time – UTC).
Final versions of accepted works, for publication, should be sent by email to email@example.com
The format of the paper must be compliant with Springer format for proceedings.
Authors should take into consideration the following guidelines:
All papers will be checked to avoid plagiarism.
Each paper will be peer-reviewed, by at least two members of the Scientific Committee, and accepted based on its originality, scientific significance and clarity.
Non-indexed participations with only abstracts (max. 250 words and 5 keywords) should use the following TEMPLATE.
For posters please use the following TEMPLATE.
Posters should have an A0 size, printed with a vertical orientation.
SPECIAL SESSIONS PROPOSALS
To propose Special Sessions please USE THIS LINK and send your proposal until January 10th, 2023 (CLOSED)
Each registration can only publish/present one accepted work in the congress.
|Registration fees||Early bird||Regular||On site|
|Virtual attendee fee||100 €||200 €||250 €|
|Discount fee *||200 €||350 €||400 €|
|Regular fee||350 €||500 €||550 €|
* The Discount fee applies to students and Committee members.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
The registration in the Workshop on "Water and Local SDGs" is free of charge and has a separate registration form: Please REGISTER HERE! Note that this workshop will be in Portuguese.
The Keynote Speakers are:
Prof. Enrique Cabrera-Rochera
Enrique Cabrera Jr. has over 20 years of experience in the field of management of urban water services. His PhD thesis dealt with performance assessment of drinking water services, and more especifically performance indicators and benchmarking. He is co-author of the IWA Manuals of Best Practices on Performance Indicators for Water Supply Services and Benchmarking. Currently, he is the Vice President of the International Water Association, sitting in its Board of Directors and chairing IWA Publishing. He is also chair of the IWA Benchmarking and Performance Assessment Specialist Group. Additionally he has played a key role in the drafting of the ISO 24500 standards on water services, where he acted as convenor of Working Group 2 (which drafted the ISO 24510 standard) and member of the Coordination Group. Enrique is a Full Professor at the Polytechnic University of Valencia where he lectures on Fluid Mechanics and currently serves as vice-dean of the Industrial Engineering Faculty.
Title of the talk: "Digitalization and the sustainability of urban water services"
Scheduled for: July, 5th, 9:40am
Prof. Paulo Brito
Paulo Sérgio Duque de Brito has a degree in chemical engineering, Processes and Industry specialization, in the Technical Superior Institute; has a master’s degree in “Corrosion Science and Engineering” by UMIST, Manchester University; is a PhD in Chemical Engineering, by the Superior Technical Institute in the electrochemical – on fuel cells. He has also an MBA – Master of Business and Administration. Currently, he is Full Professor of the Superior School of Technology and Management of the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (IPP). Is coordinator of the research centre VALORIZA – Research Centre for Endogenous Resource Valorization and the Coordinator of the Master Technologies for Environmental Valorization and Energy Production. The main areas he investigates are related with Bioenergy, waste environmental treatments, materials corrosion and energy galvanic production. He has published more than 300 works, in books, articles and conferences presentations.
Title of the talk: "Hydrogen and renewable gases production from waste and biomass"
Scheduled for: July, 6th, 9:00am
Prof. Jorge Saraiva
Jorge A. Saraiva is Associate Professor at the Chemistry Department of the University of Aveiro, where teaches Food Science and Technology, Food Biotechnology, Applied Biotechnology, Biochemistry Laboratoty, and Biocatalysts since 1998 and is Diretor of the BsC in Biotechnology. He published more than 300 scientific papers, 20 book chapters, among other publications, being recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher from Clarivate Analytics in 2021 and 2022 in the area of Agricultural Sciences and received an Honorable Mention in the area of Sciences in the scope of the Researcher Award of the University of Aveiro in 2021 and was Secretary of Nonthermal Processing Division (NPD) of IFT. He is a member of the Scientific Council of Clube de Produtores do Continente (Sonae Group), of the Advisory Board of INOVLINEA of Tagusvalley - Tecnopolo do Vale do Tejo and representative of the University of Aveiro in the Fiscal Council of PortugalFoods. Currently, his most active research area is in the field of using pressure for food preservation, particularly for nonthermal food pasteurization and hyperbaric storage.
Title of the talk: "Pressure for food nonthermal pasteurization and hyperbaric storage as a variable for more sustainable food preservation"
Scheduled for: July, 7th, 9:00am
The final program at a glance is:
The complete and detailed program is available for download HERE, or just click on the program image above.
The program for the workshop for "Water and Local SDGs" is available HERE. Note that this workshop will be in Portuguese, for local entities and companies, free of charge and opened to everybody, but a registration is recomended (Please REGISTER HERE!).
Information for Participants
Authors should prepare a 15 minutes oral presentation and send to firstname.lastname@example.org the PPT or PDF file with the presentation until June, 26th.
Authors should prepare a 15 minutes oral presentation, record the presentation in a video file up to 15 minutes maximum, and send to email@example.com the vídeo and PPT file until June, 26th.
Also, please download and read the guidelines for virtual/online participants.
IMPORTANT: download, fill and sign the copyright form, and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org until June 30th.
Authors should prepare a A0 poster and bring to the conference, and it will be made available for all to see at the conference hall and during all the conference days.
Authors should also prepare a 4 to 6 slides' presentation, record the presentation in a video file up to 5 minutes maximum, and send to email@example.com the vídeo and PPT file until June, 26th. This format will allow the work to be presented to all virtual attendees.
Authors should prepare a 4 to 6 slides' presentation, record the presentation in a video file up to 5 minutes maximum, and send to firstname.lastname@example.org the vídeo and PPT file until June, 26th. The work will be presented in a special poster session to virtual and in-person attendees.
Also, please download and read the guidelines for virtual/online participants.
Templates to prepare presentations (not mandatory):
Instructions on how to prepare presentations:
Guidelines to Virtual participants:
Wednesday, July 5th
Visit to the Islamic Baths and the Barreto Stately Home in Loulé, with a cocktail at Loulé Castle ruins.
Thursday, July 6th
Gala dinner at Hotel EVA in Faro.
Friday, July 7th
Party with ticket and access to Faro Rooftop festival "Açoteia". The party will begin at 18:00 on Tertúlia Algarvia Restaurant, downtown Faro, with some drinks and finger food, and after 19:30 people are invited to hear some live music in one of the 40 roof-tops ot "Açoteia" Festival (see the program for the shows and artits on the link).
Slideshow with fotos from INCREaSE'23.
Send us your fotos from the event and we will make them available here.
Information & Venue
INCREaSE 2023 will take place in Faro, the administrative, social and commercial capital of the Algarve.
The Algarve, located in South Portugal, is a well-known touristic region. With a Mediterranean climate, this region is perfect for summer holidays. Some of the best and most beautiful beaches in the world can be found here, making the Algarve a favourite for holiday makers.
See more information about Faro at the Municipality of Faro website and watch some promotional short-videos about the Algarve: "Rebond, Rediscover, Relax... in Algarve", "Algarve Craft & Food", "The Algarve looks good on you".
TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION
You can travel to Faro by plane, train or bus. Faro International Airport is served by several major airlines. The distance between Faro International Airport and the city of Faro is about 5 km. The city can be accessed by taxi or by bus. Faro bus and railway stations are located 2-5-minute walk from the city centre.
Faro has a wide choice of accommodation suitable for every budget, from 4-star hotels to hostels.
INCREaSE 2023 will be held at the “Complexo Pedagógico”, of the Penha Campus, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal.
Please use this LINK from Google Maps to navigate to the Conference location.
Going from the Faro Airport to the Penha Campus:
Faro airport distances 8 km from the Penha Campus. The trip takes approximately 11 minutes by car. You can take a taxi or rent a car.
Going from Faro Airport to the city center:
From Faro Airport to the city center, you can take a taxi, rent a car or take a bus. PROXIMO bus lines 14 and 16 operate from Faro Airport from 05:00 h to 23:00 h. The 20-minute bus ride to Faro is frequent and affordable (€2,40 single fare). For more information, visit www.proximo.pt.
Going from the City Centre to the Penha Campus
The “Complexo Pedagógico” building at Penha Campus is located around a 20 minutes walking distance from the city centre. Bus line 18 connects the central bus station (near Hotel Eva) to Penha Campus. GPS: 37°01’42.4″N 7°55’28.4″W
Proceedings and Abstracts
BOOK OF PROCEEDINGS
Accepted papers will be published by Springer in a book of Proceedings (and indexed). The proceedings will be part of the Book Series "Advances in Sustainability Science and Technology"
BOOK OF ABSTRACTS
Accepted abstracts (for poster presentations) will be made available here in a Book of Abstracts (non-indexed).
The information about the 2nd edition of INCREaSE, is available in http://increase.ualg.pt/2019/.
The information about the 1st edition of INCREaSE, is available in http://increase.ualg.pt/2017/.
Have you got any question? You can write us.
Postal AddressINCREaSE 2023
ISE, Universidade do Algarve
Campus da Penha