The American Society of Mechanical Engineers will be hosting the 2010 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability on May 17-22, 2010 in Phoenix Arizona.  They invite researchers, engineers, scientists architects, consultants, and policy-makers in universities, industries, research laboratories, and government establishments to participate in this exciting event meant as a forum for exchange of innovative ideas, leading edge concepts, new technologies and devices, ongoing R&D efforts, prototype and demonstration projects, commercialization technologies and projects, and visions of the future related to the general theme of Energy Sustainability. The conference will consist of plenary talks, invited talks, panel discussions, workshops, tutorials, technical sessions, poster presentations, and exhibitions. The conference provides a unique opportunity for communication and collaboration between academia, industry and planners in the areas of Solar Energy, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Advanced Energy Technologies. The Conference will feature a special track for students interested in solar and energy efficiency consisting of technical and poster sessions, networking, and a job fair.

Papers accepted for publication in the ASME Energy Sustainability Conference Proceedings will be assessed for recommendation for publication in the ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering or the ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology. Abstracts are invited in any relevant policy and technology areas including the following:

* Track 1 Policy, Education, and Legal Aspects of Energy
* Track 2 Climate Control and the Environment Biofuels
* Track 3 Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Energy Technologies
* Track 4 Energy Systems: Design, Integration, Implementation
* Track 5 Renewable and Alternative Energy Technologies
* Track 6 Low/Zero Emission Power Plants & Carbon Sequestration
* Track 7 Transportation Energy Systems
* Track 8 Micro and Nano Technologies in Energy Systems
* Track 9 Exergy applications: Sustainability, Renewable Energy
* Track 10 Geothermal Energy, Ocean Energy & Other Emerging Technologies
* Track 11 Thermoeconomic Analysis
* Track 12 Combined Energy Cycles, CHP and CCHP
* Track 13 Solar Thermochemistry
* Track 14 Solar Heating and Cooling
* Track 15 Advances in Solar Buildings and Conservation
* Track 16 Low/Zero Energy Buildings
* Track 17 Photovoltaics
* Track 18 Concentrating Solar Power
* Track 19 Advances in Solar Thermal Storage
* Track 20 Wind Energy Systems and Technologies
* Track 21 Water Desalination & Distillation Systems
* Track 22 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Publication Schedule

Submission of Abstract: September 30, 2009
Author Notification of Abstract Acceptance: November 13, 2009
Submission of Full-Length Draft Paper for Review: January 10, 2010
Author Paper Review Complete and/or Acceptance Notification: March 12, 2010

Submission of Revised Draft Paper: April 2, 2010
Submission of Copyright Form (1903):
March 30, 2010
Copyright transfer forms are requested upon acceptance of the draft and prior to submittal of the final paper. Click here for details.
Submission of Final Paper: April 16, 2010
In accordance with ASME final paper requirements. Publication in the conference proceedings is not guarantted if materials are received after April 16, 2010.

For more information, visit the 2010 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability Web Site.

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine,, Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine,, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.