Call for Papers 2021

Theme: “Universities, UI GreenMetric, and SDGs in the Time of Pandemic”

The 7th International (Virtual) Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings (IWGM 2021) will be hosted by Universiti Putra Malaysia on 24-26 August 2021. Due to the ongoing global outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) and our concerns that the event could help spread coronavirus, this event will be held online.

This event will provide an opportunity for participating universities to showcase their innovation and best practices relative to the latest issues in the management of setting and infrastructure, energy, waste, water, transportation, education and research in your green campus. 

The Organizing Committee hereby invites participating universities to present their papers in the parallel sessions or exhibit their posters in the sessions provided. Interested universities should send their abstracts. The scientific committee will select the abstracts and full papers and decide which ones will get the opportunity to be presented and exhibited. The UI GreenMetric Secretariat team will notify submitters/authors of their conference participation opportunities.

Accepted papers will be published in a proceeding book and will also be made available online on our website (

Please note:

  • The presenters and first authors are only for esteemed representatives from universities (rectors, vice-rectors, sustainability directors, deans, respectful professors).
  • Abstracts and full papers should be submitted through the online abstract and full paper submission system.
  • The length of full papers is 5-7 pages.
  • For Parallel Sessions (by invitation only), presenters should submit a presentation (PPT/PDF Version) and video presentation on the submission system. Please check Guideline of Parallel Session
  • For Poster Session, Poster size: A1 (594 x 841 mm or 23.4 x 33.1 in)we will publish the poster on the website. Presenters should submit a poster (JPG/PDF Version) and a video presentation on the submission system. Please check Guideline of Poster Session

Abstract Submission for Parallel and Poster Sessions (Deadline for Submission: 28 June 2021) 

Submit your abstract

Template of Full Paper

Full Paper Template

Full Paper Submission for Parallel and Poster Sessions (Deadline for Submission: 31 July 2021) 

Submit your full paper

Presentation Submission for Parallel Sessions (Deadline for Submission: 9 August 2021) 

Submit your presentation and video

Presentation Submission for Poster Session (Deadline for Submission: 9 August 2021) 

Submit your poster and video