1st International Bay Area Circular Economy Conference

1st International Bay Area Circular Economy Conference


“Bay Area” usually refers to the port group and town group formed by many seaports and towns distributed around coastal ports, and the economic effect derived is called “Bay Area Economy”. Looking at the world, the “Bay Area” has become an important growth pole for world economic development, and it is also a new carrier for international competitiveness, especially for innovation. It is in this context that “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area District” emerged as the times require, and it is China’s forward-looking strategy to accurately grasp the new focus of international competition. What are the trends in the development of Bay Area District in terms of institutional innovation, urban integration, industrial synergy and green innovation? How do the three major factors of talent, technology and capital that enterprises care most converge and flow more efficiently in the Green Bay Area? How to support and guarantee economic technology, policy in the rapid development of the Bay Area?


The conference will invite research institutes from the Florida Bay Area, the Japan Bay Area, the Norwegian Bay Area, the Italian city group, and the Brazilian city group to conduct discussions and exchange international experiences.

Conference Topics


Conference Topics will include:

  • Circular Economy
  • Green Bay Area
  • Production and Consumption
  • Waste Management
  • Ecological Resources Management
  • Innovation and Investments
  • International Green Bay Area Experiences

The Venue


With a sophisticated and exquisite design based on 18th century Prague, the Harbourview Hotel Macau offers 389 comfortable guest rooms and 55 spacious suites. With cuisines available from Shanghainese, international, and Praha Bar.  The Hotel offers the largest multi-function convention space in Macau Peninsular, which flexibility that can be divided into 10 seprate function rooms. The Hotel is located within easy access to major tourist attractions on the Macau Peninsula. Our Art Nouveau style hotel ensures you a pleasant and unforgettable stay in Macau.


Hotel Address: Harbourview Hotel, Macau Fisherman's Wharf, Avenida Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, Macau
Telephone : (853) 8799-6688


Distance (in quilometers) from some points of city

Downtown: 3.16

Heliport: 2.92

Macau International Airport: 8.11

Macau Peninsula: 2.92 km

Grand Prix Museum: 0.24

Wine Museum: 0.24
St. Francisco Barracks: 0.33

Guia Fortress and Lighthouse: 0.34

Guia Lighthouse: 0.35
Chapel of Our Lady Guia: 0.37
Arts Garden: 0.40
Dr. Carlos d'Assumpcao Park : 0.55


Schedule and Fees


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Important Dates

  • Early registration: no later than July 30th, 2019
  • Abstract Submission: no later than July 30th, 2019
  • Late registration (additional fee): no later than October 30th, 2019
  • Conference time: November 20th-22nd, 2019


Early Registration (until June 30, 2019)
  • Early Registration: $500
  • Early Regisration for ACPN members and participants of 8th IWACP (Regular): $300
  • Early Student Registration: $400
  • Early ACPN members and participants of 8th IWACP (Students): $240
Regular Registration (after June 30, 2019)
  • Early Registration: $600
  • Early Regisration for ACPN members and participants of 8th IWACP (Regular): $360
  • Early Student Registration: $500
  • Early ACPN members and participants of 8th IWACP (Students): $300

Abstract Submission


Prospective participants are invited to electronically submit a long abstract in 600-800 words. Each abstract can be submitted through online system.


Please access: https://easychair.org/my/conference?conf=1stibacec and click “create an account” to register. You can login your account and finish your abstract submission.


The abstract must include paper title, author name(s), affiliation, email address of the corresponding author. All submitted abstracts must bewritten in English. All the abstracts will be subjected to thorough peer review processes by scientific committee.

Supporting Journals for the Workshop


Special issues will be open after the workshop. Good presentations and selected abstracts will be invited to the special issues.

Dr Maria Lima Toivanen Dr Carlos Montalvo Dr Biagio Giannetti

Supporting Journals for the workshop. From left to right: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Journal of Environmental Management and Journal of Environmental Accounting and Management



Zhifeng Yang – Guangdong University of Technology & Beijing Normal University - China


Sergio Ulgiati – Parthenope University – Italy


Local Organization Committee
Gengyuan Liu – Commitee Chair - Beijing Normal University – China


Di He - Guangdong University of Technology - China
Meirong Su - Dongguan University of Technology – China
Yanpeng Cai - Guangdong University of Technology – China
Qian Tan - Guangdong University of Technology – China
Jin Jiang - Guangdong University of Technology – China
Ya Zhou - Guangdong University of Technology – China
Yanhu He - Guangdong University of Technology – China
Lixiao Zhang – Beijing Normal University – China
Yan Hao – Beijing Normal University – China
Sai Liang – Beijing Normal University – China


Scientific Committee
Andrea Genovese - The University of Sheffield - UK
Adilson C. Dalmora - University of São Paulo (USP) - Brazil
Adolf Acquaye – University of Kent – UK
Alexis Sagastume Gutierrez - University of the Coast (CUC) - Colombia
Atiq Zaman - Curtin University - Australia
Amalia Zucaro - ENEA - Italy
Andrea Genovese - University of Sheffield - UK
Andres Enrique Reyes Gonzalez – Higher Technological Institute of Puerto Vallarta – Mexico
Antonino Marvuglia - Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology -  Luxembourg
Barbara Marchetti – eCampus University - Italy
Benedetto Rugani - Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology – Luxembourg
Beverley Thorpe - Clean Production Action – Canada
Biagio F. Giannetti – Paulista University (UNIP) - Brazil
Brian D. Fath - Towson University- USA
Bruno Silvestre – University of Manitoba - Canada
Carlos Montalvo - Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) - Netherlands
Carlos Rego de Oliveira – Lusíada University - Portugal
Cecília Maria Villas Boas de Almeida – Paulista University (UNIP) - Brazil
Dabo Guan - University of East Anglia -UK
Dario Caro - University of California - USA
David Slim Zepeda Quintana – University of Sonora (UNISON) – Mexico
Donald Huisingh – Journal of Cleaner Production (JCP) - USA
El Korchi Akram - National School of Applied Sciences of Agadir – Morocco
Enrico Benetto - Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology - Luxembourg
Fábio Sevegnani – Paulista University (UNIP) - Brazil
Federico Pulselli - Ecodynamics Group – University of Siena (UNISI) - Italy
Feni Agostinho – Committee Coordinator – Paulista University  (UNIP) – Brazil
Francesco Corvaro - Università Politecnica delle Marche - Italy
Francesco Gonella – Ca’Foscari University of Venice – Italy
Gang Liu - University of Southern Denmark - Denmark
Ginevra Virginia Lombardi – University of Florence – Italy
Gloria Rótolo - National Agricultural Technology Institute (INTA) - Argentina
Gülfem Bakan - Ondokuz Mayis University - Turkey
Hanz Schnitzer – Graz University of Technology - Austria
Ilija Djekic - University of Belgrade - Serbia
Jae-chun Lee – Korea Institute Of Geology, Mining & Materials (KIGAM) - South Korea
James Greyson - BlindSpot Think Tank - UK
Javier Esquer Peralta – University of Sonora (Unison) - Mexico
José Garcia Suarez - Center for Genetic Engineer and Biotechnology - Cuba
Jose L. Casamayor - Nottingham Trent University - UK
José María Agudo Vallente - Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain
Jose Mighel Lehuede – APLE Sustainable Management – Chile
Juán Cristóban Birbuet Rosazza - Center for Promotion of Sustainable Technologies - Bolívia
Juan José Cabello Eras - University of the Coast (CUC) - Colombia
Katia Regina Alves Nunes - Technische Universität Darmstadt - Germany
Ken Zarker - Northwest Green Chemistry - USA
Linda Hancock - Deakin University - Australia
Loai Aljerf – Damascus University – Syria
Luc Hens – VITO – Netherlands
Luca Coscieme – Trinity College Dublin – Ireland
Luis Antonio de Santa-Eulalia – University of Sherbrooke – Canada
Luís Eduardo Velázquez Contreras – University of Sonora (UNISON) – Mexico
Luisa Huaccho Huatuco – University of York - UK
Maddalena Ripa - Autonomous University of Barcelona - Spain
Marco Raugei - Oxford Brookes University - UK
Marden V. Cardoso Dória – Federal Institute of Alagoas (IFAL) – Brazil
Maria Claudia Lucchetti - Roma Tre University - Italy
Maria de Fátima de Freitas Bueno – Paulista University (UNIP) / Federal Institute of Southern Minas Gerais (IFSULDEMINAS) – Brazil
Maria Lúcia Pereira da Silva - University of São Paulo (USP) - Brazil
Mark T. Brown – University of Florida - US
Mark S. Rossi – Clean Production Action – USA
Marzena Smol – Polish Academy of Sciences – Poland
Mathis Wackernagel - Global Footprint Network - USA
Ming Xu - University of Michigan - USA
Mohammad Atif Omar – Masdar Institute for Science and Technology – United Arab Emirates
Olga Kordas - KTH Royal Institute of Technology - Sweden
Olivier Le Corre - Mines Telecom Atlantique Institute - France
Olivier Sénéchal - Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut Cambrésis - France
R. M. Chandima Ratnayake – University of Stavanger – Norway
Sergio Ulgiati – Parthenope University of Naples – Italy
Silvio Viglia – University of Florida – Italy
Sivanappan S. Kumar - Asian Institute of Technology - Thailand
Stephen DeVito - Environmental Protection Agency – USA
Valérie Laforest - Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne - France
Vania Rodrigues Lopes – Hospital Augusto de Oliveira Camargo (HAOC) – Brazil
Wesley W. Ingwersen- National Risk Management Research Laboratory- USA
Yiming Wei – Beijing Institute of Technology – China
Yong Geng – Shanghai Jiaotong University - China
Yutao Wang – Fudan University - China
Yusuf, R. O. - University of Ilorin – Nigeria
Zhifeng Yang - Beijing Normal University - China