Call for abstracts:

Abstract submission is closed.
The review phase by experts will take place in November and December 2023, and all accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper in beginning of January 2024.

15 November 2023: Final deadline for submission of abstracts
Beginning of January 2024: Reply on acceptance of abstracts
28 February 2024: Deadline for submitting full papers
4 September 2023 - 12 February 2024: Early Bird
13 February - 9 April 2024: Standard registration
10 - 11 April 2024: Conference

 guideline -  Step by step:

1. Please log-in under

2. Please submit your abstract at the registration site Here you can find an abstract template. Submit your abstract latest by
15 November 2023 (final deadline).

3. You will get a confirmation of your submission by email.

4. The review phase by international experts will take place in November and December 2023. After the review phase you will get a note: Presentation, Poster or Rejected.

Presentation: Each author whose abstract has been accepted has the opportunity to submit a full paper for the online conference proceedings of ISEC 2024. Please register on to submit your full paper. Information, author guidelines and templates:

For the online conference proceedings we are collaborating with TIB Open Publishing (Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB). This collaboration offers the advantages that each paper has a crossref DOI registration, open access publication, indexing of the paper in google scholar and long-term archiving.

Poster: Send us your recorded presentation (length 2 minutes) by March, 11, 2024 (latest). A guide for pre-recording you can find here. We will create a QR Code and send it to you after we received your pre-recorded presentation. Please integrate the QR Code on your poster. It also fine when you create the QR code by yourself.
Besides that please bring your printed poster (do not forget to consider of the QR Code) to the conference. At the reception you will receive mounting material and information on where to place your poster. Poster size: A0 (portrait format 841 mm x 1,1189 mm).

5. Submission of full paper latest by 11 March 2024.

6. All poster presenters and oral speakers must register and pay the conference fee for the ISEC 2024 conference until 30 January 2024 to be included in the program.


The following research topics related to technologies and systems for Buildings, Industry, Districts, Cities, and Regions are open for the Call for Abstracts

• Renewable heating and cooling, including high temperature applications
• Emerging heat and cold storage
• Solutions for Energy Efficiency
• Sustainable Renovation
• Excess Heat Energy and Resource Recovery from Low-grade Sources
• Centres for circularity
• New technologies for realizing energy and resource efficiency (Process Intensification)
• Biorefineries
• Approaches towards net-zero/negative emissions in the industry including CCU
• Digitalization for Future Energy Systems
• Coupling of Energy Sectors
• Flexibility and Stability of Thermal and Electric Grids
• Future District Heating and Cooling Technologies
• Replacement of big fossil Power Plants by Renewables – Impact on District Heating


In addition to the above research topics, the following cross-cutting themes may be addressed:

• Policies
• Spatial Energy Planning
• IT Technologies and Artificial Intelligence
• Life Cycle Assessment
• Finance and Business Models
• Smart Services and System Operation

All listed topics with a special focus on developing and emerging countries



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