CDT Conference 2019: “Creating a Sustainable Future”

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Infrastructure Systems at the University of Southampton is holding its fifth annual conference on the 20th November 2019. The conference is an integral part of the CDT’s annual programme of events and is organised and facilitated by current first year students.The conference will be taking place from 9am to 4pm in the Hartley Suite at the University of Southampton.

The conference held in November 2016 focused on Sustainability in Action and was a great success attracting students and academics from other CDT’s. It was also well attended by our partners in industry including QinetiQ, TRL, SSE, Southern Water and the Environment Agency. The conference in November 2017 was entitled Infrastructure and the Environment and looked at the issues faced in the sustainable infrastructure and the environment. It was well attended by our industrial partners, Southern Water, Network Rail, and Fibreright. The conference held in November 2018 was titled “Creating a Sustainable World” The conference was a great success and very well attended by students and Staff from across the University of Southampton. Industry delegates also attended the conference and present at the conference were representatives from the UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR), SolarGIS and Purple Lilly Design. Alumni’s from other Higher Education Institutions also attended the event.

This year the CDT Conference will be titled “Creating a Sustainable Future” and presentations will be looking at developing a more sustainable future in Transport, Infrastructure, Cities, Energy, Water and the Environment.

If you would like to sign up to present at the event please can you accept the free oral or poster presentation ticket and then please send the organiser ( a title and abstract of your presentation please. If presentations are oversubscribed you will be contacted regarding who has been chosen to present at the event.

At the event their will be refereshments and lunch provided. If any there are any dietry requirements please let the organisers know at

Schedule for this years conference below:

Please sign up to present or attend at: