Open Science Research Excellence

ICSI 2022 : International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure

Barcelona, Spain
October 25 - 26, 2022

Call for Papers

ICSI 2022 : International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Sustainable Infrastructure. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Situation: Current and Projected
  • Analysis of infrastructure conditions
  • Global infrastructure assessments
  • Infrastructure problems for developing nations
  • Infrastructure for a sustainable future
  • Financing Infrastructure Projects
  • Financing approaches, constraints
  • Financing large projects: domestic and global
  • Innovative financing mechanisms
  • Making the financial case for sustainable infrastructure
  • Case examples: what works, doesn't work
  • Cross-cutting Issues
  • Infrastructure and the water/energy nexus
  • Sustainability in engineering education
  • Sustainability accreditation and certification
  • Infrastructure asset management
  • Applying systems thinking to infrastructure planning
  • Materials, Tools, and Methodologies
  • Sustainable construction materials
  • Life-cycle assessments
  • Risk assessments
  • Using BIM on sustainable infrastructure projects
  • Innovation
  • Sustainable project management
  • High performance project teams
  • Tapping into university research
  • Case examples in infrastructure innovation
  • Challenges and Barriers
  • Regulatory barriers, workarounds
  • Infrastructure resource and configuration traps
  • Community concerns and resistance
  • Permitting
  • Sustainability and Competitiveness
  • Relation of infrastructure conditions and sustainability to local, regional and national competitiveness: water, wastewater, transportation, power, etc.
  • Infrastructure asset management
  • Risk, Resiliency, and Adaptation to Climate Change
  • Strategies for mitigation and adaptation
  • Design for recovery from extreme events
  • Contribution of sustainable infrastructure to business continuity/recovery
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Designing sustainable cities and urban systems
  • Mega-cities and meta-cities
  • Critical issues urban planning
  • Case examples of sustainable urban systems
  • Sustainability, Society and Culture
  • Sustainability, quality of life and culture
  • Social LCAs
  • Using design charrettes on infrastructure projects
  • The business case for social responsibility
  • Envision Rating System
  • Using the Envision rating system
  • Envision as a decision framework
  • Sustainable ROI
  • Envision for construction, operations
  • Research Needs, Advances
  • Infrastructure design for the other 5 billion people
  • Improving infrastructure sustainable performance
  • Designing for continuous change
  • Advance research in sustainable infrastructure