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Doctoral Seminars on Sustainability Research in the Built Environment

30 & 31 May 2024, Antwerp

DS²BE is a joint initiative of the Belgian research groups working on sustainability issues in the built environment. It brings together eight universities: Université Libre de Bruxelles, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, KULeuven, UCLouvain, Université de Liège, UHasselt, UAntwerpen and UGent.

The upcoming edition, DS²BE 2024, will be a two-day event on 30-31 May 2024 in Antwerp. We welcome contributions from PhD students working on projects related to sustainability issues in the built environment to attend this seminar.


PhD students and supervisors participating at the conference can register below. Upon registrations, PhD students presenting a poster or an oral can submit their poster or proceeding upon registration.

Certificates of Participation will be issued to participants, which might be used to gain credits from their doctoral schools.


Fr. 12/01/2024: Abstract Submission Deadline

Fr. 19/01/2024: Notification of decision on abstract

Mon. 19/02/2024: Poster or paper submission and registration

Mon. 1/04/2024: Reviewer comments sent to applicants

Fr. 03/05/2024: Deadline for registration of participants

Th. 30/05/2024 - DS2BE day ONE

Fr. 31/05/2024 - DS2BE day TWO


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