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Smart Cities: Present and Future Conference

Smart Cities: Present & Future

Topic: Smart Cities: Present and Future Conference
Date:  26th to 28th May 2018
Venu:  Beijing, China
Chairman:  Professor Andreas Kappos

Website: http://www.jsc-presentfuture.com

Official Journal

Important Dates

Short papers submission deadline: 31 Decemebr 2017
Notification of acceptance: 31 January 2018
Final version submission: 30 March 2018


The purpose of the Conference is to provide a broad platform to present and discuss the recent advances and future trends in the fast growing field of Smart/Intelligent Cities, bringing together scholars from the fields of engineering, urban planning, computer science, and information and knowledge management. The Conference will provide ample opportunity for sharing the latest research achievements on smart cities globally, offering a comprehensive access to researchers and the academic communities.

Keynote Speakers


Professor Andreas Kappos

City, University of London, UK
Lecture: Earthquake protection of smart cities

Professor Enrique Alba

Univ. Málaga, Spain
Lecture: Intelligent Transportation in Cities

Professor Yue Quan Bao

Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Lecture: Structural health monitoring data management and processing for smart cities

Professor Abdul Motaleb El Saddik

University of Ottawa, Canada
Lecture: Multimodal Interaction with Digital Information in Smart Cities

Professor Fabio Casciati

University of Pavia, Italy
Lecture: Merging ICT and Structural Engineering towards Innovative Architectural and Infrastructural Solutions for Smart Cities

Professor Anne Kiremidjian

Stanford University, USA
Lecture: Interpretation of Big Data from Wireless Sensor Networks for Emergency Response and Resilience Measures in Smart Cities

Professor Nicos Komninos

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Lecture: Smart Cities, connected intelligence, and grand challenges of the 21st century


Professor Costas Papadimitriou

University of Thessaly. Greece
Lecture: A Bayesian Framework for Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure using Physics-Based Models and Sensor Data

Professor Ian Smith

EPF Lausanne, Switzerland
Lecture: Structural health monitoring data interpretation for asset management


Smart city development and structure

  • Case studies of smart city development
  • Human smart cities
  • Frameworks and models for smart city initiatives
  • Mechanisms for motivating behaviour change in smart cities
  • Architectures an ontologies of smart cities
  • Smart city bibliometrics
  • Upcoming, future trends

Smart city planning and applications design

  • Planning and design challenges for smart cities
  • User-centred and participatory design of services and systems for smart cities
  • Innovation labs, living labs, experimental test-beds and simulation environments
  • Service innovation and design to support smart cities
  • Case studies on smart city strategies and projects

Smart city infrastructure and data

  • Intelligent materials and structures for smart city infrastructures
  • Intelligent manufacturing technology for smart city infrastructures
  • Internet-of-Things enabled infrastructures and services
  • Sensor-based networks and applications
  • Big data and urban data analytics
  • Platforms for smart cities
  • Smart city clouds, IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • Safety, security, and privacy for smart cities

Structural control and health monitoring (SC&HM) in smart cities

  • Cost-efficient wireless sensor nodes and sensor networks for SC&HM
  • Sensing and control technology and algorithms accounting for uncertainty
  • Nanocomposite technologies for smart sensing of large-scale structures
  • Power management and energy harvesting for SC&HM applications
  • Structural health monitoring data management and processing for smart cities
  • Structural health monitoring data interpretation for asset management
  • Case-studies of SC&HM for smart cities

Smart city financial engineering

  • Financing mechanisms for smart cities
  • Business models for smart cities
  • Monitoring and assessment of smart cities

Applications for smart cities

  • Case studies and innovative applications for smart(er) cities
  • Intelligent Transport Systems and traffic and fleet management
  • Car pooling and car sharing applications
  • Intelligent building management systems
  • Smart grids
  • Smart energy
  • Smart water and drainage systems
  • Smart food systems
  • e-Health systems
  • Applications for smart economy
  • Applications for smart city governance
  • Urban monitoring and optimization

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