The International Conference on Energy and Cities (ICEC2019) address energy flows in cities with special emphasis on renewable energy and energy efficiency approaches within the city and beyond. The Conference covers technical presentations and fora including policy requirements needed to achieve energy efficiency, reduced consumption, and thermal comfort; with high level topics: Energy & buildings, Evolving cities & Energy & policies. In addition to academia, ICEC2019 brings together local authorities, policy makers and SMEs. The conference is also open to young researchers, PhD and MSc Students.

Recognizing the broad range of challenges in energy and cities, ICEC provides a platform addressing the challenges and innovations (scientific / technology / policy) development of relevance to the sector. ICEC provides opportunities to meet, interact, network, debate and present. The conference will include the latest knowledge, ideas and issues pertinent to energy and urban development addressing cutting edge research in renewable energy, energy management, energy efficiency, public policy development, and improvement of social wellbeing.

Selected paper from the ICEC 2019 Conference will be published on a special issue on open access journal Energies (impact factor: 2.7), entitled Low Carbon Energy Pathways in Cities.

Programme at a Glance

The full conference programme can be viewed here.

Day 1

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Day 2

Thursday 11 July 2019

Day 3

Friday 12 July 2019


Energy Networks and Cities

09:00 – 10:30

Future Cities and Planning


Energy and Policy


Smart Cities and Energy


Low Energy Building Design


Energy and Evolving Cities Forum

14:00-15:50 Parallel Session:

Empowering Communities       

SAVE Project


Energy Simulation in Buildings


Award Ceremony


Solar Energy for Cities


Thermal Studies in Buildings


Closing Remarks


Poster Session


Hot Buffet Reception


The registration is now open. Registration can be made online through the University of Southampton official store page.

The conference welcomes academic, local authority, policy, businesses and industry contribution that relate to the above. Contributions can be made as follows:

Submit an abstract. The submission portal for ICEC 2019 Conference is now open. The Conference welcomes national and international researchers and innovators to present their work as per the themes and topics of the conference. The deadline for Abstract Submission has been extended to 10 June 2019.

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Please note, if you require a visa to attend the conference, please contact us via email for an invitation letter.