Call for Papers – MICES 2020

Call for Papers

Medan International Conference on Energy and Sustainability - MICES 2020 cordially calls for your paper with the focus on

Energy, Covid-19, and The Changing World

The conference will be conducted within 2 days, on 27-28 Oktober 2020, consisting of morning and afternoon sessions. The program in the conference consists of keynote lecturers, plenary lecturers and invited speakers oral.

All accepted full papers will be published in proceeding indexed by SCOPUS.

To appreciate your works, 5 best paper presenters will receive an award of 500 USD per presentation.

The topics of interest in this conference include (but not limited to):

  1. Conventional/fossil Fuel Energy (CFE)
    • Covid-19 and Vulnerability in Energy System
    • Covid-19 and Its Effect to Supply-Demand of Fossil Fuel Energy
    • Policies on conventional energy
    • Improving efficiency, effectiveness, costs and environmental performance of fossil fuel
    • Carbon storage technologies
    • Carbon utilization
    • Carbon Removal Technologies
    • Technological innovation for conventional energy development
  2. New and Renewable Energy (NRE)
    • Covid-19 and Energy Transition (from conventional to renewable)
    • Updates on biodiesel development and its challenges for sustainability in Indonesia
    • Policies on renewable energy
    • Local Content Issues
    • Streamlining the regulations
    • Technological innovation for renewable energy development
  3. SDGs and Environmental Challenges in Energy Sector (SEE)
    • Energy, Covid-19 and the Climate Change
    • Transparency and Accountability in Energy Sector
    • Access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy for all
    • Participatory local decision making in Energy Sector
    • Carbon emission during Mining Operation and Transportation
    • Safety, Health and environmental stewardship.
    • Post Mining and Mine reclamation.
  4. Energy Security and Defense (ESD)
    • Covid-19, Energy and Geopolitical implication
    • Policies and implementation of Bio-fuel for military
    • Single fuel concept for military
    • Development of battery and super-capacitor technology based on natural resources
    • Development of synthetic fuel from coals
    • Defense strategies to protect national energy resources
  5. Decentralized Energy Development (DED)
    • Social Innovation in Decentralized Energy Development
    • Technologies for off-grid and hybrid energy system
    • Institutional and Fintech Innovation in Decentralized Energy System
    • Decentralized Energy System and Village Development
    • Property right and Energy resources: Between Public, Private and the Commons
    • Policies for decentralized energy development
  6. Local Governments and Energy (LGE)
    • Energy, Mining and Environmental challenges in North Sumatra Province
    • Opportunities for local government in energy sector
    • Local-owned  Energy Companies
    • Energy Security and Local Government
  7. Energy Economics (EEs)
    • Supply and Demand in Energy Market
    • Covid-19 and Energy Price volatility
    • Covid-19, Petro Dollar, and their effect to Indonesia Economy
    • Covid-19 and Employment in energy sectors
    • Covid-19, Short/long term economic implication and the impact to energy sector
    • Feed in Tariff (FIT), Subsidy, Renewable Portfolio Standard
    • Green Banking  and its supporting technologies
    • Circular Economy in Energy Sector
    • Finance and Investment in Energy Sector in Indonesia
  8. Energy and Environmental Education (E3)
    • Energy and Environmental Education for households and the public
    • Energy and Environmental Education for industries
    • Energy and Environmental Education for the youth 
Important Dates
03 August
Fullpaper Open Submission


30 September
Early Bird Registration Deadline

Early Bird Registration Deadline

18 October
Fullpaper Submission Deadline

It is important to ensure that when you submit your paper, it is in its final form ready for publication

21 October
Final Notification

Selected articles will be announced on October 21, 2020

27 October
Conference Day

The conference will be conducted within 2 days, on 27-28 October 2020.



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