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Post-Conference Special Issue of Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (JMCWM) on Waste to Renewable Energy of the 9th i-CIPEC.

We are pleased to invite you to submit a manuscript for Post-Conference Special Issue of Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (JMCWM) on Waste to Renewable Energy of the 9th i-CIPEC. Waste to Renewable Energy concept has wide points of discussion, but this special issue covers the topics such as energy conversion from biomass waste and power generation from MSW and GHG reduction measures in the related areas.

The first issue of the journal, JMCWM was published at the end of October, 1999, and the recent issue, Vol.18, No.4 was published in this September 2016. At the beginning we started to publish biannual English journal, and from Vol.11 it became quarterly. In 2012 JMCWM was obtained IF: 0.717 in 2011, 0.568 in 2012, 0.831 in 2013, 0.950 in 2015 and 1.422 in 2015 by Journal Citation Reports by Thomson Reuters.

The submitted manuscripts should not be the ones published in the proceedings of the 9th i-CIPEC 2016. And all manuscripts for the Waste to Renewable Energy of 9th i-CIPEC special issue of JMCWM will be subject to follow standard rules and review process for peer reviewed papers; including the review of each manuscript by at least two international experts. The deadline for paper submission is December 31, 2016 with no extensions. The accepted papers will be published at the beginning of 2018 (No.1, Volume 20).

There will be no page charge for the Waste to Renewable Energy of 9th i-CIPEC special issue of JMCWM. Color illustrations will be accepted; however the author will be expected to make a contribution to the extra cost.

Instruction for Authors is available at JMCWM site on Springer Link. You find the other information for submitting and publication.

Please submit your manuscript using the online system, Editorial Manager (EM):

Your specification to submit for the Special Issue of the Waste to Renewable Energy of 9th i-CIPEC special issue should be appreciated. Please mention thereon in space of Author Comments, as attached paper.

We are looking forward to receiving your manuscripts.

Invitation letter is here (PDF, 85KB)

Full Paper Submission

The template for the full paper can be found here (docx, 44kB).

The manuscript should be prepared in such a way that it is suitable for direct photo reproduction. Please follow the instructions to ensure uniformity in the appearance of the papers in the 9th i-CIPEC Proceedings (USB-memory). The manuscript must be submitted as a PDF file via using the on-line submission system. Please note that incorrectly prepared manuscripts will not be published. Only an abstract submitter who has already received the “acceptance notification” can upload the PDF file for the full paper. Please prepare your ID and password.

You should use the full paper format for the 9th i-CIPEC. The deadline for full paper submission is August 15, 2016.


The manuscript must be submitted as a PDF document. The paper must be converted into a single PDF-file (Adobe Acrobat), including text, tables, and figures, with particular attention paid to minimizing and optimizing the graphics. The file size should not exceed 10 MB.


The entire paper should be at least four pages, including the title, authors, abstract, body text, figures, and tables (left margin: 2.3 cm; right margin: 2.3 cm; top margin: 2.5 cm; bottom margin: 2.5 cm). JUSTIFY the text throughout, if possible.


  • All papers must be typed in English.
  • The text, including figures and tables, should be typed in BLACK.
  • The text should be typed using “TIMES NEW ROMAN”, font size 11, or a similar font.
  • The lines should be single-spaced.
  • The text must be original and clear for reproduction use.
  • Do not leave extra space between paragraphs.


  • Type the exact title of the paper in upper and lowercase using 18 point typeface.
  • The title should be centered.


  • Type the author name(s) in the order of first, middle, and last names, using a 12 point plain typeface and place an asterisk (*) after the corresponding author’s name.
  • Use superscript Arabic numbers after the last name(s) to indicate author affiliations. The list of author(s) should be centered.


Each manuscript should include:
Title and Authors



  • Center and bold ABSTRACT heading.
  • Try to keep the abstract within 300 words. Do not include references or equations in the abstract.


Main Heading: Headings for all sections should be bold and numbered. The main heading should be in UPPERCASE and have a one-line space above and below it.

Secondary Heading: The subheadings, which can be numbered, should start from the left margin. A secondary heading should use the uppercase only for the first letter of each word and have a one-line space above it, but no space below it.

Tables and Figures

Tables and figures should be numbered consecutively. Place the table title above the table, and the figure caption below the figure. Allow a one-line space between the table or figures and the adjacent text.


All equations must be typed clearly and numbered consecutively. All equations should be centered and have a one-line space between the equations and text. Displayed equations should be numbered as (1), (2)… The numbers should appear at the extreme right of the line in parentheses. Refer to equations in the text as Eq. (1).


References should be numbered consecutively and be listed at the end of the paper. Style the references list based on the following examples. List all of the authors and do not use “et al.” The name of the journal, book, or proceeding should be written in italics. Omit the title of the paper. Abbreviate journal titles according to standard forms.

[1] Takaoka M., Takeda N., Fujiwara T., Kurata M., Kimura T., J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., 52, 931-940, 2002.
[2] Droste, R. L., Theory and Practice of Water and Wastewater Treatment, John Wiley, New York, NY, 1997.
[3] Dong J., Im S., Kang K., Yun K., Shin C., Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Combustion, Incineration/Pyrolysis and Emission Control, 355-359, Hangzhou, China, October 2004.
[3] Dong J., Im S., Kang K., Yun K., Shin C., Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Combustion, Incineration/Pyrolysis and Emission Control, 355-359, Hangzhou, China, October 2004.


The template for the abstract

The template for the abstract can be found here (doc, 41KB).
Please convert to PDF file and name the file 9thicipec_”Your last name” e.g. 9thicipec_Davidsson.pdf.

The abstract submission system

The abstract submission system is here.
Those who wish to submit a paper are required to submit the abstract by May 15, 2016May 31, 2016.
Please follow the instructions for the submission of Abstracts.
If your manuscript has been accepted as a pre-peer review paper by JMCWM, you do not need to submit abstracts from this system.
Registration and accommodation reservation system will open soon.

Regular paper:

An abstract in English should be submitted no later than May 1, 2016May 31, 2016.
The submitted abstract will be subject to peer review for originality, technical content, objectivity, and absence of commercialism.

Notification of acceptance will be delivered on June 15, 2016. The author(s) whose abstracts are accepted must submit the full-length paper, either for oral or poster presentation, by Aug. 15, 2016. Those authors who fail to meet all of the announced deadlines and requirements will not be allowed to present their papers at the conference and the papers will not be included in the conference proceedings. Authors wishing to submit an abstract should read the following instructions carefully and send it by the online submission system at:

The abstract should be less than 2 pages (in MS word), spaced at 1.5 lines, mostly typed in Times New Roman 12 point, and in English, and should include:

  • Applicable category: A-H as indicated in “Major Topics”
  • Full title of the paper
  • Full name and address (postal address, Tel, FAX, and e-mail) of the corresponding author
  • Full name of each author and co-author, and respective aliation
  • Rational and objective of the work
  • Approach and methodology
  • Results and discussion
  • Conclusion

Only contributions complying with these specifications will be considered for peer review.


The 9th i-CIPEC will cover both fundamental and applied topics including:

A: Combustion Advanced Combustion Technology
The combustion of Low NOx and products of incomplete combustion (PICs)
Combustion of Disaster Waste
B: Conversion to Clean Energy Utilization of Biomass and Wastes
Pyrolysis and Gasification / New Materials / New Processes
Thermal treatment of Sewage Sludge
C: Waste-to-Energy Conversion New Waste-to-Energy Technology
Mechanical Biological Treatment(MBT) and Fuels from Waste
Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Process
D: Emission Control (Air pollution and Residues) Advanced Emission Control System for NOx, SOx, HCl, VOC et al.
Dioxins, PAHs and other POPs Emission Control and Management
PM2.5, PM10, Heavy metal and Radioactive nuclides.
E: Global Warming and Green House Gases (GHGs) Management Climate Change Issues/New and Alternative Energy
CO2 Capture Storage (CCS) and GHGs Emission Trading
F: Environmental Health Effect Environmental Issues of Combustion, Incineration and Alternative Energy
Hazardous Waste Treatment
Health Risk Assessment of PICs and Air Pollution
G: Economy and Policy Life Cycle Assessment(LCA)
Input-Output Analysis and Material Flow Analysis(MFA)
Cost-benefit analysis
H: Other Related Topics

Pre peer reviewed paper: (Closed)

Pre-peer reviewed, accepted and published by the Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (JMCWM).
Please submit your paper by Dec. 31, 2015Jan. 15, 2016Jan. 31, 2016Feb. 14, 2016 via the editorial manager of JMCWM at
Please select “Special Feature: Original Article” or “Special Feature: Note” on this site. Your desire to submit the paper for the Special Issue of the 9th i-CIPEC should be mentioned in the Author Comments space.
If the paper is accepted, the author has to present the work at the 9th i-CIPEC.

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