10 September 2018 SEEDS International Conference 2018 The fourth annual SEEDS (Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society) International Conference was held in Dublin on 6 and 7 September, 2018. This popular conference, which is organised by the Leeds Sustainability Institute, was hosted by Professor Lloyd Scott of the Dublin Institute of Technology. There were delegates from 19 different countries, including some as distant as Australia, USA and South Africa. The Conference was held in the newly refurbished Grangegorman Campus in Dublin, where delegates heard presentations from Keynote Speakers, were presented with and discussed academic papers and took part in forums. The excellent campus facilities and the sunshine adding to a unique experience in this vibrant capital city. The gala dinner on the evening of 6 September also encompassed the RISE (Research Innovation Sustainability Enterprise) Awards. The organisers were delighted to welcome several winners from the commercial sector who had entered winning posters for the RISE Awards that were both thought-provoking and groundbreaking, showing how the industry is progressing with new ideas, processes and materials. The Gala Dinner for the SEEDS Conference and the RISE Awards was held beside the river in the heart of Dublin at the Morrison Hotel. A representative from CIOB helped the Chairs present the Awards.