Call for Papers
20 September 2020
19 October 2020
16 November 2020
30 December 2020
20 January 2021
17-19 February 2021
Deadline for abstract submission
Notification of acceptance of abstract
Deadline for early bird registration
Deadline for registration
Extended deadline for full paper submission
The conference includes the participation of approved authors through in-person attendance or through virtual participation.
Abstracts have a limit of 2000 characters, in English. All abstracts will be reviewed by track co-chairs. After the notification of acceptance, participants are requested to submit full papers, in English, with a limit of 4000 words.
After the submission, the papers will be sent to the track chairs for peer-review and the comments will be delivered at the conference discussion. The publication of the full papers in the conference proceedings will only take place after the event, so authors will have the opportunity to submit a reviewed version.
At least one author for each accepted abstract will be required to register before the 30th of December 2020, to ensure inclusion in the program and the full paper publication in the conference proceedings.
Each paper submission should be linked to at least one registration at the conference.
In the case of several full paper submissions, please note that for each paper it is expected a registration payment of (at least) one of the authors.
Presentations should be 12-15 minutes in length, to ensure time for questions or discussion at the end of the session.
The Book of Abstracts will be made available at the conference as an electronic PDF format.
The full papers will be published in online peer-reviewed conference proceedings with ISBN, available through Iscte academic repository, after the conference.
Additionally, the following journals and publishers have shown an interest in publishing papers from the conference:
One paper for each session will be selected for publishing in a special issue of this journal (SCOPUS indexed), after a peer-review process.
Abstract submission can fast-track your work into this series.
The series provides a global and cross-disciplinary view into the planning for the world’s largest sporting, religious, cultural, and other transformative mega-events. Examples include the Olympic Games, Soccer World Cups, Rugby championships, the Commonwealth Games, the Hajj, the World Youth Day, World Expositions, and parades. This series critically discusses, analyzes, and challenges the planning for these events in light of their legacies including the built environment, political structures, socio-economic systems, societal values, personal attitudes, and cultures.
If your submission may fit with this pivot series, please indicate so in your abstract. After approval, you will be invited to submit a project proposal (25,000-50,000 words).
Sustainability journal special issue "Urban Legacies of the Late 20th Century"
This Special Issue will comprise papers covering a wide range of aspects related to the legacies of the late 20th century urban policies and transformations. This special issue is connected to the GrandProjects 2021 conference, from which articles will be selected but also welcomes contributions outside this event.
Papers selected for this Special Issue are subject to a rigorous peer-review procedure with the aim of rapid and wide dissemination of research results, developments, and applications.