INSEE-IIITD International Conference

INSEE-IIITD International Conference

The eleventh biennial conference of The Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) will be co-organized with Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIITD). The conference will be held at IIITD campus in New Delhi (India) during December 15-17, 2021. We encourage participation from academia and research institutions, and particularly from PhD students entering the job market. Please join us!

This year’s conference will be based on the theme of Sustainable Societies, Ecological Systems and Economic Development with a focus on air, water, solid waste, energy, transport and health. It will cover issues related to (but not restricted to):

  • Global environmental change
  • Carbon neutrality
  • Environmental regulation and governance
  • Air quality management
  • Water resource management
  • Sustainable transportation
  • Green energy
  • Sustainable land use
  • Natural capital for sustainable cities
  • Ecological footprint
  • Environment and health (including zoonotic diseases such as Covid-19)
  • Environmental justice

We invite submissions that make a rigorous conceptual and methodological contribution of a theoretical or empirical nature. Submissions are encouraged from scholars working in or on the South Asia region.

Submission guidelines

We will follow a two-step screening process. Each submission requires an extended abstract clearly describing the paper and its significance in at least 1,000 words (excluding references) by March 15, 2021 April 15, 2021. Successful abstract submissions in the first stage will be invited to submit a full length paper for final review. Contributors are welcome to submit full-paper in lieu of abstract in the first stage (by March 15).

Please submit abstracts/papers to with the title ‘INSEE-IIITD international conference 2021’. In case you have already submitted an extended abstract please provide your preference (online presentation OR in-person presentation) as a reply to your original email for submission.

Furthermore, in view of uncertainties due to Covid-19 pandemic the conference will be conducted in hybrid mode, i.e., select papers will be presented online while the remaining papers will be presented in-person at the conference venue.

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: March 15, 2021 April 15, 2021
  • Abstract selection announcement: May 15, 2021
  • Final paper submission deadline: June 30, 2021
  • Final selection announcement: Aug 15, 2021

All presenters must register for the conference by October 15, 2021, in order to be included in the final program. Accepted papers must not be published before the time of the conference. INSEE and IIITD look forward to welcoming you to the 2021 international conference of INSEE in December. Additional information will soon be published on the INSEE website.