We have already received a high number of abstracts: we highly advise you to submit as soon as possible in order to secure your participation!

Submit your abstract through the Ex Ordo abstract submission system. You will be required to setup an account first.
All submissions will be reviewed based on technical merit, readability, relevance and originality.
If you have any questions about the submission process, check the FAQ here or contact us.


Oral presentation

Oral sessions consist of a series of individual talks. The time allocated to each oral presentation is 15 minutes including 3 minutes for questions.

Poster presentation

A poster presentation allows you to interact face to face with people interested in your research. Each poster session lasts 2 hours. Posters should be no larger than A0 (84 cm wide by 119 cm long) in portrait format (landscape format is not allowed).

Workshop presentation

Workshop presentations are interactive skills-based discussions that last 60 minutes. Workshops must be interactive, and include practical information that participants can bring back to their communities.

Virtual presentation

If you are unable to attend the conference, but still wish to have your paper presented and published, we offer on-line presentation. Your presentation will be uploaded on the conference website prior to the conference. You are still required to submit an abstract and one author must pay the registration fee. At the end of the conference, you will receive a certificate of presentation and the digital book of abstracts.



Late submissions will be considered depending on seat availability, the authors will be notified as soon as the review is completed.

This method enables you to:

  • Have enough time finalize your work and deliver a high-quality presentation.
  • Apply for a VISA or a grant early enough, if needed.
  • Have time to arrange your travel and accommodations



Early bird submission - December 15, 2017

Early bird registration - January 15, 2018

Regular submission - February 9, 2018

Extended submission - Late submissions will be considered depending on seat availability (Poster format only)

Regular registration - March 9, 2018

Extended registration - You can still register (depends on seat availability)

Conference - April 25-27, 2018




All accepted abstracts will be scheduled for oral, poster or workshop presentation and will be compiled in PDF format. A digital version of the book of abstracts will be available online.



All authors with accepted abstract will be able to submit the corresponding full papers for publication in the conference proceedings.

The conference proceedings will be published by the Environment, Energy and Earth Sciences Journal (EDP Sciences).: 

We are delighted to announce that the SCOPUS-indexed Environment, Energy and Earth Sciences Journal has been chosen as its publication partner this year. Only authors whose abstracts have been presented at ICREN 2018 can submit the corresponding full paper to be considered for the Conference Proceedings. The full paper length is limited to 6 pages and authors must comply with the following guidelines when submitting: https://www.e3s-conferences.org/for-authors

The requested format for the full papers is 17 x 25 cm one column, camera-ready PDF.

Once the reviewing process is completed, the result will be notified to the author. The authors are required to follow the referees’ recommendations in order to improve their paper before the final submission.

The full papers must be submitted and reviewed online, the platform link will be sent by email to the participants a few days after the conference end.

Important deadlines

  • Submission of manuscripts start: May 15th, 2018
  • Submission of manuscripts end: May 31st, 2018
  • Notification to authors: June 30th, 2018
  • Final versions due: July 10th, 2018

Guest Editor

Dr. Amir Safdarian, Sharif University of Technology

A Special Issue will be published by the Journal Energies – MDPI (a minimum of 10 submitted and accepted full papers is required): 

We are delighted to announce a partnership between the Journal Energies – MDPI (IF: 2.262), open access journal, and the 2018 International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN). Authors who present their work during the Conference are invited to submit the related full paper to form part of a Special Issue of the Journal Energies. The publication fees will be discounted by 25% for ICREN 2018 participants. A minimum of 10 submitted and accepted full papers is required for this Special Issue.

Important deadlines

  • Submission of manuscripts start: May 3rd, 2018
  • Submission of manuscripts end: September 30th, 2018

More details regarding the submission guidelines will be available here: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies/special_issues/ICREN_2018

Guest Editor

Dr. Vitaliy L. Budarin, University of York, UK

Check the FAQ here or contact us for more details