Call for Abstract

Abstract submission via email is now available. The deadline is now extended to 5th July 2019.

Mantra Legends Hotel, Gold Coast, Australia, 03-06 August 2019

The biosphere, upon which humanity as a whole depends, is being altered to an unparalleled degree across all spatial scales. Biodiversity – the diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems – is declining faster than at any time in human history.’ IPBES Report, 2019

The objective of this conference is to bring together researchers, industry leaders and policy makers to accelerate the research, development and commercialisation of Clean Technologies that could reduce anthropogenic emissions and restore healthy ecosystems. The scope of the discussion includes but not limited to:

  • Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Clean Water
  • Environmental Monitoring and Remediation
  • Waste Valorisation
  • Responsible and Clean Production
  • Biotechnology and Food Security
  • Industry Innovation and Disruptive Technologies

Conference Details

The Conference is hosted by Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC), and Centre for Clean Energy and Environment (CCEE), Griffith University. It will be held in Gold Coast, Australia, a city coming of age with an ambitious strategy that encourages innovation and sustainable growth.

  • When: 03 - 06 August 2019
  • Where: Mantra Legends Hotel, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
  • 5th July 2019: Deadline for early bird registration
  • 5th July 2019: Deadline submission of abstract

Conference Information

Early Bird Registration

until 5th July 2019
Full Registration

from 5th July 2019
Full participant AU$500 AU$600
Student AU$300 AU$350
Day registration AU$300 AU$400

- Registration fee includes the welcome function (evening of Sat. 3rd August), tea & coffee and lunches during the conference and the Conference Gala Dinner (Sun. 4th August).

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Saturday 3rd August

  • Registration from 4 pm
  • Welcome Function

Sunday 4th August

  • Day 1 of conference
  • Conference Dinner

Monday 5th August

  • Day 2 of conference
  • Conference close
  • Monday Dinner (Optional)

Tuesday 6th August

  • ADaPT and CCEE tour

Full Program

Abstract deadline: extended to 5th July 2019.

Please download and use this file as a template for a one-page abstract to be submitted to the ICCTBP 2019. The template margins are 25 mm to the left, 19 mm to the right, and 25.4 mm to the top and bottom. The abstract should be written in English, prepared using this MS Word template, and no longer than 300 words. References in the abstract will not be supported.

Use Arial 12 point font and single line spacing throughout the text of the abstract. Paragraphs should be avoided, but if absolutely necessary they should be separated by an empty line. The use of an English character set is highly recommended in authors’ names, email addresses, and affiliations in order to avoid possible citation difficulties.

Please name your Word document using one of the following formats to distinct poster and oral presentation: "SurnameName _Poster " or "SurnameName _Oral ".

Please email abstracts as an attachment to before the abstract deadline.

Oral presentations

Each oral presentation (Powerpoint or PDF) will be 15 mins in total (12 mins + 3 mins for Q&A). Please ensure your presentation does not exceed these time limits.

Poster presentations

Each poster must be in A1 PORTRAIT format (594 mm width x 841 mm height).

Mantra Legends Hotel offers rooms and suites in beautiful Surfers Paradise, with most accommodation featuring a private balcony with stunning Gold Coast Views. The conference organisers have arranged a special discount for ICCTBP 2019 Delegates.

  • Studio Room: with a king sized bed, approximately 34m2 in size.
  • Twin Room: with two double beds, approximately 29.4m2 in size.

Rates for Hotel Deluxe Studio/Twin Rooms are AU$ 140 per night, per room. Full buffet breakfast is additional AU$ 20 per person, per night if taken as a bed & breakfast package. Conference rates are valid for 3 days pre and post the official conference nights, subject to availability.

Mantra Legends Hotel can provide family rooms and upgrades. Please contact Mantra Legends Hotel via email or over the phone 07 5588 7888 to inquire on availability.

Room numbers are limited and usually need to be booked 28 days prior to the commencement of the conference. An accomodation booking form is required to be completed by each of the delegates requiring accommodation. Booking forms need to be faxed/mailed to the hotel by each delegate.

Accommodation Booking Form

Plenary Speakers

Prof. Rebecca Ford

Griffith University, Australia

Prof. Chris Frid

Griffith University, Australia

Prof. Jochen Mueller

The University of Queensland, Australia

Prof. Colin Raston

Flinders University, Australia

Prof. Veena Sahajwalla

The University of New South Wales, Australia

Prof. Zhonglin Wang

Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A

Prof. Hua Zhang

City University of Hongkong, China

Prof. Wei Zhang

Flinders University, Australia

Prof. Dongyuan Zhao

Fudan University, China

Prof. Huijun Zhao

Griffith University, Australia

Conference Chairs:

A/Prof. Qin Li, Dr. Yulin Zhong, Prof. Nam-Trung Nguyen, Prof. Colin Raston AO

Honorary Chair:

Prof. Huijun Zhao

Organising Committee:

Chair: Prof. Shanqing (Eddie) Zhang (Griffith)

Prof. Lianzhou Wang (UQ)

Dr. Haolan Xu (UniSA)

Dr. Jingsan Xu (QUT)

Dr. Pradeep Shukla (UQ)

Prof. Saman Seneweera (NIFS, Sri Lanka)

Prof. Rebecca Ford (Griffith)

Prof. William Doherty (QUT)

A/Prof. Prashant Sonar (QUT)

Prof. Ying Wan (Shanghai Normal U.)

Prof. Ken Ostrikov (QUT)

Prof. David Hamilton (Griffith)

Dr. Ruby Michael (Griffith)

Dr. Ehsan Eftekhari (Griffith)

Prof. Chris Frid (Griffith)

Prof. Qiang Zhang (Tsinghua U.)

Dr. Justin Chalker (Flinders)

Prof. Xinyong Tao (Zhejiang U. of Tech.)

Conference Secretariat:

Dr. Fan Yang (Griffith),


On-line registration is now open


Australian Academy of Science

Griffith Unviersity: Griffith Science -

  • Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre
  • Centre for Clean Energy and Environment
  • Australian Rivers Institute

Flinders University

The University Of Queensland


Materials Today Sustainability (Elsevier)

Sustainable Materials and Technologies (Elsevier)

Proudly Hosted By Griffith University

Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre, Nathan Campus

Centre for Clean Energy and Environment, Gold Coast Campus

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