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Call for Paper

Call for Papers

Abstract Submission Deadline:  21 February 2024

The ICS2024 Scientific Program Committee invites researchers, academics, and industry professionals to submit papers  for The 17th International Coastal Symposium (ICS2024) to be held from 22nd – 26th September 2024 at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, Doha, Qatar.

Theme: Coastlines under Global Change

The Symposium embraces a broad spectrum of subthemes, ensuring a comprehensive exploration of coastal issues and solutions. We invite authors to contribute by submitting their original research papers, case studies, and reviews in alignment with the Symposium subthemes:

  • Coastal Management, Policy and Planning

  • Coastal and Marine Engineering

  • Decarbonization of Marine and Maritime Industry

  • Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise

  • Coastal Evolution and Shoreline Change

  • Coastal Geology and Geomorphology

  • Hydrodynamics and Modeling

  • GIS and Remote Sensing

  • Coastal Hazards and Extreme Storms

  • Coastal Biology and Ecology

  • Rivers and Estuaries

  • Beaches, Dunes and Coasts

  • Coastal Tourism

  • Shelf Seas, Lagoons and Oceanography

  • Ports and Inlets

* Please note, themes may be subject to change.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Abstract Submission:

  • Submissions are only accepted through our online abstracts and paper management system which is accessible through the following link:

  • Please adhere to the abstract submission guidelines : download here.

  • Authors have the option to select either an oral presentation or a poster presentation, however, the Scientific Committee reserves the right to make the final decision concerning the form of presentation.

    2. Notification of Acceptance:

  • Authors will be notified of abstract acceptance by 15 March 2024.

  • Upon acceptance, authors will receive guidelines for the preparation and submission of full papers.

    3. Full Paper Submission:

  • Full papers should be submitted via our online abstracts and paper management system, once abstracts are accepted the portal will open to accept paper submissions.

  • Ensure that your paper adheres to the Paper Template which will be provided on this website.

    4. Review Process: ​

  • All submissions will undergo a rigorous 2 stage peer-review process.

  • Criteria for evaluation include originality, significance, methodology, and clarity.

Publication Opportunity:

Accepted papers will be will be featured in a dedicated Special Issue of the Journal of Coastal Research (JCR), a renowned and peer-reviewed journal dedicated to coastal and marine science.

Upon acceptance of the abstract, a full paper must be submitted as per the timeline and guidelines provided on the website. In order for a paper to be published as part of the ICS2024 Proceedings, at least one of the authors must be a registered delegate of the ICS2024. A registered individual of the ICS2024 may publish a maximum of two papers. After the two-paper limit, at least one of the additional co-authors of the accepted paper must also be a registered individual of the ICS2024. If you have any questions, please contact us at: 

Awards and Recognition:

Outstanding contributions will be recognized with awards in the following categories:

  • Best Paper Award

  • Best Student Paper Award

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