Introduction
The built environment eco-system consists of the real estate, construction, and infrastructure sector, which is responsible for nearly 40% of carbon emissions and energy consumption, 50% of all extracted materials, 33% of water consumption, and 35% of waste generated. The built environment presents tremendous untapped potential to decarbonise the global economy while addressing other pressing environmental and societal issues, including energy security, resilience, water management, health, and well-being. These issues are at the centre of creating sustainable habitats and cities that are equitable and affordable to all sections of society.
 

ICSBE 2024 looks to deliver multiple dialogues between academia, policymakers, institutions, industry, and society on the issues of education, policy framework, technology, innovations, partnerships, and governance in the context of a sustainable built environment. The focus for ICSBE 2024 is “Decarbonization of the Built Environment”.

 

Themes
The International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (ICSBE 24) aims to create a platform for scholars, academics, practitioners, and other experts from society to discuss and deliberate the issues relating to the sustainable built environment. We eagerly anticipate embarking on this journey with you, dissecting the themes mentioned below. We cordially encourage you to actively participate, share your expertise, and collaborate in building a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. We hope ICSBE 24 turns out to be a significant contribution towards creating a healthy and net-zero-built environment for the next generation.
 

The following are the key themes for the conference
   

Sustainable Urban Planning, Policy, and Design
  • Integrating Green Spaces into Urban Development
  • Smart City Solutions for Carbon Reduction
  • Transit-Oriented Development for Sustainable Cities
  • Community-Centered Urban Planning for Decarbonization
  • Sustainable Mobility Practices
  • Public Participation in Sustainable Infrastructure Projects
  • Cultural Heritage Preservation in Sustainable Development
  • Urban Resilience in the Face of Climate Change
  • Policies and Outreach for sustainable urban development
  • Designing and Achieving Net-Zero Neighborhoods & Business Districts
  • Policies and Vision for achieving India's SDG (Sustainable Development Goals)
  • Long and Short-term goals for achieving India's INDC's
Innovation and Resilience in Built Environment
  • Advancements in Sustainable Building Materials
  • Energy-Efficient Building Envelopes and Insulation
  • 3D Printing in Eco-Friendly Construction
  • Innovation in Building Design and Climate responsive architecture
  • Resilient Design and Structures
Rehabilitation, Repositioning and Retrofitting of existing buildings
  • Retrofitting and revitalization of existing urban area
  • Retrofitting Existing Buildings for Energy Efficiency and low carbon emission
  • Inclusive Design and Accessibility in Buildings
  • Demolition and construction waste management for built environment
  • Adaptive reuse and property repositioning
Digital Technologies for Sustainable Construction and Management
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Green Construction
  • Internet of Things (IoT) in Smart Buildings
  • Artificial Intelligence for Energy Management in Buildings
  • Blockchain in Construction Supply Chain for Transparency
  • Data-Driven Decision Making in Sustainable Urban Development
  • Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in Urban Planning
SDG, ESG and Net Zero initiatives in Real Estate and Construction Sector
  • Carbon Footprint Assessment in Built Environment
  • Role of ESG and SDGs in Corporate Decision making
  • SDG, ESG and Net Zero initiatives for Commercial Buildings
  • Green & Net-zero buildings and sustainable real estate
  • Circular Economy Approaches in Construction
  • Green Building Certifications and Standards
  • ESG measures and assessments in Construction companies
Impact of sustainable practices on real estate valuation and property management
  • Sustainable Practices in Property Management
  • Property Valuation and ESG
  • Best practices in Property Portfolio Management
  • Institutional Investment in ESG Compliant Projects
  • Property valuation for low carbon buildings and projects
  • Changing workplace strategies and property management
  • Sustainable Real Estate Investment Strategies
  • Green Leasing and Tenant Engagement



 

 

Commitee
Organising Committee

Patron-in-Chief
Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan,
Founder President,
Ritnand Balved Education Foundation

Patron
Dr. Atul Chauhan,
Chancellor, Amity University,
Noida - Uttar Pradesh

Co-Patron
Prof. (Dr.) Balvinder Shukla,
Vice Chancellor, Amity University,
Noida - Uttar Pradesh

Chair
Prof. (Dr.) Deepak Bajaj,
Director & HOI, RICS SBE,
Noida - Uttar Pradesh
 

Convenor
Dr. Ashish Gupta,
Associate Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Members


Dr. Saurabh Verma,
Assistant Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Prof. Triveni Prasad Nanda,
Assistant Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Prof. Asmita Rupal,
Assistant Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP
Advisory Committee

Dr. Piyush Tiwari,
Professor, University of Melbourne
Australia

Prof. (Dr.) Ashwin Mahalingam,
Professor,
School of Sustainability, IIT Madras

Mr. Ashwani Awasthi,
MD – South Asia,
RICS

Prof. (Dr.) Deepak Bajaj,
HOI & Director,
RICS SBE, AUUP
Scientific Committee

Dr Satish Kumar,
President and Executive Director,
AEEE, India

Prof. (Dr) Koshy Varghese,
Professor,
Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras

Dr Prashant Das,
Associate Professor,
IIM Ahmedabad

Dr. DTV Raghu Rama Swamy,
Senior Lecturer,
University of Melbourne - Australia

Prof (Dr) Shaleen Singhal,
Professor and Dean (Academic),
TERI School of Advanced Studies

Prof. (Dr) Sanjay Sharma,
Professor,
NITTTR, Chandigarh

Prof. S K. Singh,
Chief Scientist,
CSIR- Central Building Research Institute, CBRI Delhi

Dr. Ashish Gupta,
Associate Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Dr. Saurabh Verma,
Assistant Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP
Reviewer’s Committee

Dr. Ameet Sao,
Assistant Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Dr. Amit Kumar,
Associate Professor,
School of Business and Management,
Christ University

Dr. Ananta Singh Raghuvanshi,
Founder and President,
NAREDCO MAHI

Prof. Shiv Prasad Singh,
Associate Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Dr. Ashish Gupta,
Associate Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Dr. Bidisha Banerji,
Associate Professor and Deputy Director,
Amity Institute of Public Policy,
Amity University – Noida

Dr. Sanjay Patil,
Director & HOI, RICS SBE,
Mumbai - Maharashtra

Dr. DTV Raghu Rama Swamy,
Senior Lecturer,
University of Melbourne – Australia

Dr. Priyanka Kochhar,
Founder & CEO ,
The Habitat Emprise

Dr. Ruchita Gupta,
Associate Professor of Housing,
SPA, Delhi

Dr. Jessica Siva,
Lecturer,
University of Newcastle

Dr. Jeetika Malik,
Postdoctoral Researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
Berkeley, California, USA

Dr. Pallavi Seth,
Assistant Professor, Amity School of Insurance,
Noida

Dr. Preeti Pandey,
Associate Professor,
RICS SBE, AUM

Dr. Rashi Gupta,
Assistant Professor,
School of Housing, SPA, Delhi

Dr. R K Tomar,
Professor & HOD,
Amity School of Engineering and Technology – Noida

Dr. Madhuri Kumari,
Professor,
ASET – Noida

Dr. Saurabh Verma,
Assistant Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Prof. Shekhar Nagargoje,
Associate Professor,
RICS SBE,AUM

Dr. Shwetha Prasanna,
Associate Professor,
Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda, Goa

Prof. Triveni Prasad Nanda,
Assistant Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Dr. Surbhi Mehrotra,
Assistant Professor, Dept of Architecture and Planning,
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology

Aparna Soni,
Associate Professor,
SPA Bhopal

Dr. Amit Kumar Pandey,
Associate Professor,
Amity Business School, AUUP

Prof. (Dr.) Sivakumar Palaniappan,
Associate Professor,
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras

Dr. Nikhil Tambe,
CEO,
Energy Consortium, IIT Madras

Dr. Jyoti Singh,
Assistant Professor,
RICS SBE, AUUP

Dr. Josephine Vaughan,
Lecturer,
School of Architecture and Built Environment

Dr. Rahul Gupta,
Head of Department
Associate Professor,
Amity Business School

Dr. Sanil Kumar,
Assistant Professor
Dept of Architecture and Planning,
NIT Calicut

Kim Maund,
Deputy Head of School
University of New Castle, Australia

Cameron Beard,
Industry Educator
University of New Castle, Australia

Thayaparan Gajendran,
Acting Head of School, School of Architecture and Built Environment
University of New Castle, Australia

Dr. Amritha P.K,
Assistant Professor,
NIT Calicut
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners & Sponsors

Organiser

Platinum Sponsors                   Publishing Partner

                  

Partners

RICS, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, stands as a global leader in shaping the built and natural environments. With a heritage of over 150 years, RICS sets the standard for over 130,000 members and candidates operating in the development and management of land, real estate, construction, and infrastructure across more than 140 countries globally. The RICS is a leading professional body working in the public interest to advance knowledge, uphold standards, and inspire current and future professionals. Through setting international standards and offering esteemed qualifications, RICS fosters high ethical practices and expertise within the industry.
 
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras is known both nationally and internationally for excellence in technical education, basic and applied research, innovation, entrepreneurship and industrial consultancy. A faculty of international repute, a highly motivated and brilliant student community, excellent technical and supporting staff and an effective administration have all contributed to the pre-eminent status of IIT Madras. The Institute is proud to bear the laureate of being No.1 engineering university in India. More recently, IIT Madras has been given the title of Institute of Eminence.
 
IGBC was established by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in 2001 to actively promote the Green Building concept in India. The council is represented by all stakeholders of the construction industry comprising corporate, government, and nodal agencies, architects, product manufacturers, institutions, and more. The council also closely works with governments, the World Green Building Council, and bilateral and multilateral agencies in promoting green building concepts in India. With a Green Building footprint of 10.62 billion sq ft, and with over 11,600+ projects adopting IGBC’s 32 rating systems, the Green Building movement in India has been advancing at a rapid pace and transforming India, into one of the global leaders in green built environment.
 
 
Assessors and Registered Valuers Foundation (AaRVF) has been incorporated as a non-profit organisation under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013. It is a Registered Valuers Organisation (RVO) registered with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) with the registration number IBBI/RVO/2021/016. AaRVF’s objective is to make valuation education accessible and affordable to all aspirants in India and to enable them to practice valuation as registered valuers. The idea to have an organisation delivering education for valuers in India was not new, but the idea to offer structured education and premium services in the most affordable manner for the development of the valuation profession and professionals is what inspired AaRVF to come into existence.
 
 

 

 
Important Dates
Deadline for Abstract Submission 25-Feb-24
Notification of Abstract Acceptance by 29-Feb-24
Registration for Conference Opens 31-Jan-24
Deadline for Conference Registration 1-Mar-24
Date of Conference 16-Mar-24
Deadline for Papers Submission 31-Mar-24
Peer Review Comments and Revision Notification 15-May-24
Submission of the Revised Paper 15-Jun-24
Submit your abstract at icsbe@ricssbe.edu.in
Selected papers from the conference will be published by Springer as a proceedings book volume. Springer will conduct quality checks on the accepted papers and only papers that pass these checks will be published.
Springer Nature does not charge any money for publication of Non-Open Access content. Abstracts/extended abstracts and short papers (less than 4 pages) are not considered for publication.
Registration
  National INR International USD
Academic 5000 150
Students 2500 100
Industry 7500 -
Register Here

Conference registration guidelines:
All the authors presenting paper/s have to mandatorily register for the conference and would be provided a certificate.

Mr. Gurmit Singh Arora
National Chairman,
CII – Indian Green Building Council

Mr. Mridul Upreti
Sector Lead, Tourism, Retail & Property,
MAS Upstream, Asia Pacific at IFC

Mr. Gunjan Samtani
Partner, Head of Goldman,
Sachs Services India

Mr. Jiji Thomas
Head of Operations,
Nucleus Office Park
 

Mr. Mahesh Ramanujam
President & CEO,
Global Network for Zero

Mr. Sanjeev Dasgupta
CEO, CapitaLand,
India Trust

Dr. Thayaparan Gajendran
Associate Professor,
University of Newcastle, Australia
Event Date- 16/03/2024
Time Programme Schedule
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
High Tea
9:00-10:00 Inaugural & Plenary Session
• Chief Guest
• 3 Keynotes (10-15 min each)
10:00-11:00 Panel Discussion 1: A 360-degree approach to Net Zero from the Indian perspective
11:00-11:30 High Tea
11:30-12:00 Industry Presentations: to showcase innovations to drive sustainability agenda in Indian RE(2 nos. of 15 min each)
12:00-13:00 Panel Discussion 2: Innovation and Startup Ecosystem Empowering Circular Economy in the Built Environment
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Panel Discussions 3 :Industry-Academia Collaboration for Building Capacity and Capability of Net Zero Practices in the Built Environment Sector
15:00-18:00 Breakout Sessions (with tea stations)
• 10 panel tracks
• 12 presentations per track
18:00 onwards High Tea & Vote of thanks
Contact Us
Email- icsbe@ricssbe.edu.in
Registration
  National INR International USD
Academic 5000 150
Students 2500 100
Industry 7500 -
Register Here

Conference registration guidelines:
All the authors presenting paper/s have to mandatorily register for the conference and would be provided a certificate.
About Us
RICS School of Built Environment (RICS SBE), Amity University is the first and only industry-led academic institution which delivers specialised undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to students aspiring to work within the real estate, construction and infrastructure sector. It also serves as a hub for research and development of technical expertise in the built environment.

Established in 2013, RICS SBE is the only academic institution in India to offer RICS and PMI-GAC accredited courses that are recognised by UGC and supported by leading real estate, construction & infrastructure firms as well as the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.

It is located at Amity University's Noida and Mumbai campuses and has nearly 2000+ students enrolled. Set up in response to a strong call from the industry to address the challenge pertaining to the shortage of skilled professionals, the School aims to bridge the skills gap by delivering employment-ready professionals year after year.
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