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Submission Guidelines - RETRUD CONFERENCE - 2018

Submission Guidelines


Papers are invited from academicians, researchers, social scientists, and other interested professionals. Submission of papers should be done in two stages; first abstract and then the full paper. All abstracts within 300 words should contain the title with the full particulars of the author(s), indicating the name, designation and institution(s) affiliated. Abstracts should indicate the objectives and theme of the paper to be presented and should reach the Conference Secretariat via email.

Full Paper

All submissions must be written in English. Papers must be no longer than 8 pages, (A4 size, New Times Roman, 10 points, 1.15 space) including all additional materials such as references, appendices, and figures. Full papers must include a title, sufficient space for the author’s name(s) to appear on the paper, contact information and affiliations, abstract, keywords, body, and references. Accepted papers will be included in the published conference proceeding if at least one author of the accepted submission has registered and attends the conference. Selected papers will be published in the special issue of Journal of the Institute of Engineering (ISSN: 1810-3383).

Thematic areas

  • Energy and Sustainable Development, Energy Security
  • Climate Change & Carbon Trading; Green Economic Growth
  • Renewable Energy Technologies: Micro, Mini, and Small Hydropower, Solar, Wind Energy, Bio-energy etc.
  • Gender Mainstreaming and Energy (Special Session co-hosted by NTNU/EnPE Program)
  • Mini Grid (Special Session co-hosted by ICIMOD)
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation (Special Session co-hosted by GIZ)
  • Energy for Economic Empowerment of Women (Special Session co-hosted by ENERGIA/Hivos)
  • Power Trade
  • Green Building and Sustainable Settlements
  • Distributed and Grid Integrated Energy Systems
  • Renewable Energy Education
  • Mountain Ecology and Energy
  • Green Computing
  • Private Sector in Energy
  • Financing Clean Energy Technologies
  • Sustainable Energy Access

Key dates

Deadline of abstract submission: July 15, 2018.

Information on acceptance of abstract: July 31, 2018.

Submission of full paper: September 15, 2018.

Submission of abstracts, papers and registration to the conference shall be done through online of conference web address http://retrud.ioe.edu.np

Conference venue: Kathmandu, Nepal
Language of Conference: The official language of the conference is English.