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Publication options announced for IMCL 2023 papers

Updated: Mar 10, 2023

For those seeking to publish a peer-reviewed paper and/or in a refereed journal, our upcoming conference, The Ecology of Place: From Understanding to ACTION," will offer several choices

POUNDBURY, UK, Mar. 6, 2023 - The Lennard Institute for Livable Cities, a public benefit educational non-profit corporation, and producers of the International Making Cities Livable conference series, announced today that accepted presenters for the 2023 conference will be eligible for several different peer-reviewed publication options.

All accepted presenters will have the option of preparing a paper for publication in the conference's online journal, Proceedings of the International Making Cities Livable Conference. The papers will be double-blind peer-reviewed, and made available to all attendees on the conference website as well as through an online link available after the conference.

In addition, all paper presenters will be invited to submit their paper to the journal Sustainability, and the special issue we are guest-editing on "Sustainable Urbanism: Definition, Assessment, and Agenda for Future Research." This is an open access journal with an article processing fee, although applicants are eligible to have this fee waived. The journal has an h-index of 109 and is ranked first-quartile in Geography, Planning and Development, and second-quartile in Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment. For more information, please visit

In addition, papers covering transport issues are invited to submit to World Transport Policy and Practice (WTPP), a peer-reviewed journal published by Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities, based in Oakland, California. There is no article processing fee, and all articles are peer-reviewed. For more information, please see

For more information on the conference theme, specific topics and submission requirements, please visit the Call for Abstracts page on our website:



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