Call for papers | Workshop on Assessment methodologies – energy, mobility and other real world applications

Publication date: 11-06-2014 17:12

Url: http://www.uc.pt/go/wam2015

June 19, 2015

Coimbra, Portugal


Nowadays the use of assessment methodologies is becoming increasingly important due not only to concerns regarding better usage of limited resources but also due to the need of justifying in a sound way the decision making choices. The use of recognized assessment techniques is actually mandatory in many situations, considering environmental, social, economic and sustainability concerns.

This workshop has as main objective to bring together researchers working in this broad area of project appraisal and impact assessment methodologies, contributing to both theoretical and methodological advances.

During the workshop, researchers will be invited to discuss assessment methodology applications to energy, mobility as well as other real world applications. Contributions regarding the development of new or the improvement of known methodologies are also welcome.

Workshop Topics

Participants are encouraged to submit their contributions on all areas of assessment methodologies including, but not limited, to the following:

· Multicriteria decision analysis

· Life cycle assessment

· Multiobjective optimization

· Cost-benefit analysis

· Input-output analysis

· Capital budgeting

· Real options analysis

· Risk and uncertainty analysis

· Environmental and social impact assessment

· Data Envelopment Analysis


Participants are invited to submit an abstract or a full paper, that will be peer reviewed. All accepted papers will be published in a book by Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra.

Registration fee

The registration fee is 25 €. The registration fee includes lunch, coffee breaks and documentation.

Workshop Date and Venue

The workshop will be held in Coimbra, in the ITeCons facilities, on the 19th June 2015.

Important Dates

Deadline for abstract and full paper submissions 30 January de 2015
Notification to authors 10 April 2015
Final paper due/Early registration deadline 29 May 2015
Workshop 19 June 2015

Accepted papers and presentations should have at least on author registered before the Early Registration deadline. After this date, it is not possible to guarantee the publication of the paper in the workshop book or the scheduling of the presentation.

More information: www.uc.pt/go/wam2015