Final papers

The review process is now complete and has been communicated to authors and co-authors.

All accepted abstracts will be published as Conference Proceedings with an ISBN and DOI by the conference organisers.

After many requests the deadline for submission of full papers has been extended to April 15th. The template for your paper is available here PLATE_Proceedings Template_ 2021

Deadline extension requests for the final paper can be submitted to

All submissions are managed through your Conftool account which you can access here



Special Issue of The Journal of Industrial Ecology

Selected papers presented at this conference may be considered for a special issue in the Journal of Industrial Ecology.


Special Issue of Sustainability: Sustainable Textiles and Garments in the Context of a Circular Economy: Extending Use, Material Circulation and New Business Understanding

Authors with relevant papers are invited to submit a manuscript to this special issue of Sustainability which will be Guest Edited by Prof Kirsi Niinimaki and Dr Natalia Moreira. Papers coming from PLATE 2021 are being offered a 10% discount on open access publication charges.


Important Dates

Abstract decision notification & Start of Registration 21st December 2020
Preliminary programme 29th January 2021
Early bird registration ends 1st April 2021
Final paper submission 15th April 2021
Conference 26th to 28th May 2021


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