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BHAAAS International Symposium On Sustainable Urban Development 2023 – Call For Papers

Call for papers

Following the successful completion of its Sustainability Programme at the 13th Days of BHAAAS in Sarajevo, the Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences is glad to announce its upcoming

International Symposium on Sustainable Urban Development 2023

It is our pleasure to invite all scientists, engineers, young researchers, and students from all over the world to take part in the BHAAAS symposium on Sustainable Urban Development at the 14th annual Days of BHAAAS 2023 in Tuzla. The symposium will provide insights into the latest research and interdisciplinary advances in sustainable development. At the same time, it will provide a venue for exchanging breakthrough ideas, establishing and strengthening collaborations between all relevant stakeholders- from academia, industry to policy makers and civic society. It will provide a platform for representatives of the international community, local government, field experts and the public to engage together in issues relevant to the sustainable development of the built environment and its socio-economic processes. This will be a unique opportunity for  researchers, academics, scientists, students, and engineers to present their findings and publish their results.

Research topics include but are not limited to:

Climate change mitigation | Nature-based solutions | Urban transformations | Healthy and inclusive urban environments | Resilient architecture urban environments | Sustainable architecture | Energy efficiency | Renewable energy| Net zero energy buildings | Renovate, retrofit, reuse | Green design | Green technology and innovations | Sustainable building materials | Planning and governance for a sustainable urban environment | Urban metabolism | Urban connectivity | Accessibility | Equitable public transportation | Transit Oriented Development |Integrated urban solutions | Placemaking |Public space design | Integrated project delivery (IPD) | Cost–benefit analysis | Building lifecycle modeling | Heritage and Conservation | Photogrammetry, Laser scans, RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems) | GIS (Geographic Information Systems), HBIM (Heritage Building Information Modeling) | Social inclusion, and urban inequality reduction | Localizing the SDGs | Economic Diversity | Economic Resilience | Sustainable Finance | Circular Economy … and more


Program Chairs: Tijana Tufek-Memišević, Candarc LLC, BHAAAS, Maja Arslanagić-Kalajdžić, University of Sarajevo, BHAAAS, Naida Ademović, University of Sarajevo, BHAAAS

Conference Proceedings: Papers that are accepted and presented during the symposium will be published in the Springer’s LNNS series and will be indexed in SCOPUS, INSPEC, WTI Frankfurt eG, zbMATH, SCImago, Google Scholar, Springerlink.

Peer review: Submitted papers must be original, unpublished, and not currently under review by any other journals or conferences. The review will be a double-blind process.

Paper formatting and submission: Full Papers must be formatted according to the Springer template. Please follow the instructions available at


Important Dates:

September, 2022 Call for papers
January 30th, 2023 Submission of full papers
February 26, 2023 Reviewer reports sent to authors
March 19, 2023 Corrected full paper upload
April 2, 2023 Reviewer reports and final decision on paper acceptance sent to authors
April 16, 2023 Final paper submission/camera-ready with all necessary documents
TBA, 2023 Conference program finalized
Conference registration
TBA, 2023 Presentation of papers at the conference
TBA, 2023 Submission of papers to Springer

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