Welcome to CPS 2019!

2019 International Conference on Cleaner Production and Sustainability (CPS 2019), October 30 to Nov 2, 2019, Hong Kong, China.

The primary prerequisite for sustainable development is to achieve cleaner production, realize a circular economy, and increase efficiencies in the uses of energy, water, resources, and human capital. The International Conference on Cleaner Production and Sustainability (CPS) is a platform to discuss environmental and sustainability issues in corporations, governments, academic institutions, regions, and societies, share theoretical and practical solutions for cleaner production and a circular economy, and engage stakeholders.


We are committed to promoting interdisciplinary communication and hope to intensify the expertise of each discipline to advance cleaner production and sustainability.

CPS 2019 will include invited keynote speeches, plenary sessions, and post presentations on topics including but not limited to the following:

  • Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency
  • Cleaner Production and Advanced Manufacturing
  • Climate Change and Regional Sustainability
  • Eco-Innovation/Design for Sustainability
  • Ecological Capital and Eco-Governance
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Health and Risk
  • Extended Producer Responsibility
  • Food-Energy-Water Nexus
  • Green Behavior
  • Green Supply Chain
  • Sharing Economy and Product Service System
  • Sustainable and Smart Urban System
  • Sustainable Business Innovation and Models
  • Sustainable Consumption and Lifestyles
  • Sustainable Infrastructure and Construction
  • Urban Mining

Keynote Speakers  updating...

Yi Qian

Tsinghua University

C.C. Chan

The University of Hong Kong

Don Huisingh

University of Tennessee

Jiří Jaromír Klemeš

Brno University of Technology

Dabo Guan

The University of East Anglia

Chi-Sun Poon

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Conference Co-Chairs

  • Zhen Leng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Yutao Wang, Fudan University
  • Cecília Maria Villas Bôas de Almeida, Paulista University
  • Jiří Jaromír Klemeš, Brno University of Technology
  • Mingzhou Jin, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Honorary chairs

  • Don Huisingh, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Zhifeng Yang, Guangdong University of Technology

Advisory Committee  updating...


  • Baoshan Huang, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Jun Bi, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
  • Mattias Lindahl, Linköping University

  • Rupert Baumgartner, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
  • Bin Chen, Beijing Normal University
  • Jianmin Chen, Fudan University
  • Shiyi Chen, Fudan University
  • Weiqiang Chen, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Anthony S. F. Chiu, De La Salle University
  • Nikolay Dentchev, University of Brussels
  • Xiangzheng Deng, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Dabo Guan, University of East Anglia
  • Kannan Govindan, University of Southern Denmark
  • Gjalt Huppes, Universiteit Leiden
  • Klaus Hubacek, University of Maryland
  • Lars Hansson, Lund University
  • Marie Harder, University of Brighton
  • Charbel Jose Chiappetta Jabbour, Montpellier Business School
  • Jin-Kuk Kim, Hanyang University
  • Lim Ming Kim, Chongqing University
  • Jinhui Li, Tsinghua University
  • Thomas Lindhqvist, Lund University
  • Gang Liu, University of Southern Denmark

  • Zhiyun Ouyang, China Academy of Sciences
  • Chi-Sun Poon, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Tomás Ramos, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
  • Tomohiko Sakao, Linköping Universitet
  • Vladimir Strezov, Macquarie University
  • Shandong Tu, East China University of Science and Technology
  • Arnold Tukker, Leiden University
  • Lixin Tian, Nanjing Normal University
  • Krzysztof Urbaniec, Warsaw University of Technology
  • Sergio Ulgiati, Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope
  • Maria Theresa (Maite) Moreira Vilar, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
  • Petar S. Varbanov, Brno University of Technology
  • Can Wang, Tsinghua University
  • Zhaohua Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology
  • Zongguo Wen, Tsinghua University
  • Yufeng Wu, Beijing University of Technology
  • Saixing Zeng, Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Peng Zhou, China University of Petroleum

Scientific Committee  updating...


  • Ming Xu, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Zhifu Mi, University College London
  • Sai Liang, Beijing Normal University

  • Kathleen Aviso, De La Salle University
  • Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi, University of Technology, Malaysia
  • Giovanni Baiocchi, University of Maryland
  • Giorgio Besagni, Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico - RSE S.p.A
  • Hong Chen, China University of Mining and Technology
  • Hua Cai, Purdue University
  • Hing Kai Chan, Nottingham University Business School China
  • Sandra Caeiro, Universidade Aberta
  • Liang Dong, City University of Hong Kong
  • Kai Fang, Zhejiang University
  • Kuishuang Feng, University of Maryland
  • Magnus Froehling, Technical University of Munich
  • Yan Hao, Beijing Normal University
  • Chew Tin Lee, University of Technology, Malaysia
  • Feng Li, Tsinghua University
  • Jingru Liu, China Academy of Sciences
  • Yang Liu, Linköping University
  • Zhu Liu, Tsinghua University
  • Guozhu Mao, Tianjin University
  • Panate Manomaivibool, Mae Fah Luang University
  • Jing Meng, University College London
  • Piergiuseppe Morone, University of Roma
  • Niamh Murtagh, University College London
  • Sandro Nizetic, University of Split
  • Haozhi Pan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Shen Qu, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Jingzheng Ren, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Matteo V. Rocco, Politecnico di Milano

  • Yuli Shan, University of Groningen
  • Lei Shi, Tsinghua University
  • Malin Song, Anhui University of Finance and Economics
  • Qie Sun, Shandong University
  • Daniel C.W. Tsang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Jinping Tian, Tsinghua University
  • Ming-Lang Tseng, Asia University
  • Xin Tong, Peking University
  • Zheming Tong, Zhejiang University
  • Dawei Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology
  • Shoubing Wang, Fudan University
  • Timothy Walmsley, Brno University of Technology
  • Zhe Wang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • He Xu, Nankai University
  • Qiyong Xu, Peking University
  • Biying Yu, Beijing Institute of Technology
  • Bing Xue, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Potsdam, Germany
  • Lixiao Zhang, Beijing Normal University
  • Ning Zhang, Jinan University
  • Shicheng Zhang, Fudan University
  • Xiaoling Zhang, City University of Hong Kong
  • Yue-Jun Zhang, Hunan University
  • Zuotai Zhang, Southern University of Science and Technology
  • Hua Zheng, China Academy of Sciences
  • Jian Zuo, University of Adelaide

Registration Information

Abstracts Submitting

Abstracts submitting has been closed
on July 20, 2019.

Early-bird Registration

At least one author should register
before Early Bird ends.



Abstracts and Registration opens
from April 10, 2019.

To register and login, please visit the following website: https://www.conftool.org/cps2019.

Important Dates

June 15, 2019 July 31, 2019: Deadline for submitting abstracts

June 30, 2019 Aug 15, 2019: Notification of acceptance (If you haven't received notifications, please contact us at cpsconf@outlook.com)

July 31, 2019 August 31, 2019: Early-bird registration ends (at least one author should register before Early Bird ends; otherwise an accepted abstract will be removed from the conference program and not be considered for journal special issues)

October 30 to November 2, 2019: Conference


Early bird $499 USD (Student $399 USD) Early bird registration has been closed on August 31, 2019.

Regular $599 USD (Student $499 USD)

Cancellation and Refund

Cancellations received and confirmed by secretariat will be accepted. Refund with remittance charge deducted will be processed after the conference. The refund policy is given as below:

Refund Before September 20 After September 20
Registration 50% refund No refund

Conference Registration

Abstracts are invited for oral presentations and poster presentations.The abstracts should be no more than 500 words, including a title, author names, and affiliations.The deadline for submitting abstracts is April 30, 2019.


Informs & News

Conference Programme can be downloaded here: Conference Programme.

Poster format requirements


Please follow the instructions below when preparing your poster:

Call for Abstracts


At CPS 2019, we will set up Best Paper Awards, Best Student Paper Awards, and Best Student Poster Awards. These awards will be judged by the Award Committee consists of a group of leading experts from many fields around the world.

Only abstracts are needed to submit for the conference and the excellent abstracts will be recommended for the special issues in relevant journals.

Abstracts are invited for oral presentations and poster presentations. The abstracts should be 300-500 words, including a title, author names, and affiliations.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is July 20, 2019.

To submit your abstract, please visit the following website: https://www.conftool.org/cps2019.

Guide to Authors

Venue & Travel

Conference Venue

The conference will be held in the Hotel of InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong located at 70 Mody Road, Tsimshatsui East. The conference venue is close to the campus of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Victoria Harbor.

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Travel Information

From Hong Kong International Airport

The Hong Kong International Airport is Hong Kong’s primary commercial. Travel from the airport to the conference venue is about 30 km and 40-60 minutes by taxi. Taxi services are convenient in Hong Kong. You can easily get a taxi on the street or ask the hotel receptionist to hail A CAB for you. Also, you can take the MTR Airport Express or the Bus A21 from Hong Kong International Airport to Hung Hom Station.

By Taxi


By Bus

From Hong Kong West Kowloon Station


From Lo Wu/ Lok Ma Chau Border


Hotel Information

Below is a list of reasonably priced hotels near the conference venue. Participants are responsible for bookings and commitments made with the hotels. The organizer takes no responsibility for any commitments participants make with the hotels.


Supporting Journals

Contact us:cpsconf@outlook.com