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Carbon Neutrality - The 1st International Conference on Carbon Neutrality (ICCN-2023)

Call for PapersThe 1st International Conference on Carbon Neutrality (ICCN-2023)

The 1st International Conference on Carbon Neutrality (ICCN-2023, ) will be held in Shanghai, China from October 20 to 22, 2023. The conference venue is at the Longemont Shanghai Hotel (5 Star) located in the city centre, No.1116, Yan An Road(W), Changning District, Shanghai. The conference will be hosted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and co-organized by the University of Edinburgh, University of Michigan (Global CO2 Initiative), Tsinghua University, University of Birmingham, University of Oxford, and the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of CAS.

Achieving carbon neutrality calls for a systematic in-depth transition of technology, economy and society, which will completely change the traditional modes of production, living and consumption. Carbon neutrality, as a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive research area, involves energy, environment, finance, management, and other fields. ICCN-2023 will provide the researchers, scientists, engineers, and students around the world with a unique international academic communication platform to disseminate the scientific discoveries, technological breakthroughs, climate finance and management, policy innovation and system design, and to share experience, in the field of carbon neutrality. We sincerely invite forward-looking scientists, engineers, researchers and students from all over the world to join this event.

Conference Themes

The themes of the conference will cover (but not limited to):

  1. Hydrogen and Renewable Low Carbon Fuels
  2. Advanced Energy Storage
  3. Waste Carbon Resource Utilization
  4. Climate Policy and Finance
  5. Decarbonization and CCUS
  6. Smart Energy towards Carbon Neutrality
  7. Ecosystem Carbon Sink and Environmental Governance
  8. Green Building and Low Carbon City

Important Dates

31 May 2023: Extended abstract Submission Deadline
30 June 2023: Extended abstract Acceptance Notice 
15 Sept. 2023: Deadline of Early-bird Registration

Procedure for Submission

  1. Two-page extended abstract for ICCN-2023 should be submitted online to the submission center of ICCN-2023. (
  2. Please use the following template when preparing your Extended abstract. (Extended abstract template

Publication in Journal

Selected high quality papers from ICCN-2023 proceedings will be further reviewed and published in the journal Carbon Neutrality (

Best Paper Award

Best oral presentations and posters will be selected and awarded at the conference.

Registration Fee

At least one author of the accepted abstract must be registered. Authors should complete the conference registration and payment by the day of the conference.

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Call for Exhibition/Sponsorship

The Local Organizing Committee of the ICCN-2023 welcomes sponsors and exhibitors from interested companies and institutions. ICCN-2023 will be a great opportunity to promote the true value of your product and services. Potential exhibitors and sponsors may email to  for details.

Conference Chairs

Changying Zhao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Neil Robertson, University of Edinburgh
Volker Sick, University of Michigan
Xiliang Zhang, Tsinghua University
Haisheng Chen, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, CAS
Yulong Ding, University of Birmingham
Michael Obersteiner, University of Oxford