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SMARTGREENS 2018 : 7th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems


Conference Series : International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems
When Mar 16, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Where Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Submission Deadline Oct 16, 2017
Notification Due Dec 15, 2017
Final Version Due Jan 4, 2018
Categories    services   grid computing   green computing   smart grid

Call For Papers

7th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems SMARTGREENS


March 16 - 18, 2018 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

In Cooperation with: IEEE Technical Area in Green Computing, Siemens and EDSO
Sponsored by: INSTICC
INSTICC is Member of: WfMC and OMG
Logistics Partner: SCITEVENTS


Regular Paper Submission: October 16, 2017
Authors Notification (regular papers): December 15, 2017
Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: January 4, 2018

The purpose of the 7th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems (SMARTGREENS) is to bring together researchers, designers, developers and practitioners interested in the advances and applications in the field of Smart Cities, Green Information and Communication Technologies, Sustainability, Energy Aware Systems and Technologies.

Green Computing is nowadays one of the major challenges for most IT organizations that involve medium and large scale distributed infrastructures like Grids, Clouds and Clusters. The conference will focus on solutions for all aspects of green computing such as energy efficiency, carbon footprint reduction and cooling management. The tradeoffs between energy efficiency and performance have become key challenges that must be addressed in both, distributed and traditional performance-oriented infrastructures. Particularly relevant is the so-called Smart Grid technology, seeking to optimize distributed electricity generation, especially from renewable sources, and to promote the use of smart devices (including smart home and new vehicular energy approaches) that require further research on distributed communications, energy storage and integrations of various sources of energy.

Papers describing advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of SMARTGREENS. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.

Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial, workshop or special session are invited to contact the conference secretariat or visit the SMARTGREENS conference website.

Conference Topics:
Area 1: Energy-Aware Systems and Technologies
- Architectures for Smart Grids
- Scheduling and Switching Power Supplies
- Energy Profiling and Measurement
- Harvesting Energy
- Energy-Aware Process Optimisation
- Optimization Techniques for Efficient Energy Consumption
- Microgeneration
- Smart Energy Storage
- Load Balancing in Smart Grids
- Energy Management Systems (EMS)
- Economic Models of Energy Efficiency
- Energy Monitoring
- Renewable Energy Resources
- Greener Systems Planning and Design
- Virtualization for Reducing Power Consumption
- Evolutionary Algorithms in Energy Applications

Area 2: Sustainable Computing and Systems
- Wireless Systems and Networks
- Smart Homes (Domotics)
- Educational Ecosystems
- Green Computing and Education
- Case Studies on Green Computing and Communications
- Interoperability
- Energy Efficient Network Hardware
- Energy-Efficient Communication Protocols
- Internet of Things
- Green Software Engineering Methodologies and Tools
- Virtualization Impact for Green Computing
- Security and Privacy
- Green Computing Models, Methodologies and Paradigms
- Wearable Computing
- Green Data Centers
- Algorithms for Reduced Power, Energy and Heat
- Green Communications Architectures and Frameworks
- Qos and Green Computing
- Integration of Smart Appliances
- Embedded Sensor Networks

Area 3: Smart Cities and Smart Buildings
- Case Studies, Business Models and Innovative Applications for Smart(er) Cities
- Internet-Enabled Infrastructures and Services
- Service Innovation and Design to Support Smart Cities
- e-Health systems
- Smart Sensor-Based Networks and Applications
- Big Data and Urban Data Analytics
- IS Architecture Designs and Platforms for Smart Cities
- Case Studies and Innovative Applications for Smart(er) Cities
- Planning and Design Challenges for Smart Cities
- Frameworks and models for Smart City Initiatives
- Safety, Security, and Privacy for Smart Cities
- Human Smart Cities
- Smart Buildings
- Intelligent Transport Systems and Traffic Management
- e-Mobility and Smart Transport
- Intelligent Buildings
- Urban Monitoring and Optimization
- User-Centred and Participatory Design of Services and Systems for Smart Cities
- Innovation Labs, Experimental Test-Beds and Simulation Environments
- Mechanisms for Motivating Behaviour Change

Area 4: Demos and Use-Cases
- Technologies Demos used in Smart Cities
- Case Studies
- Energy Management Systems
- Visualization Tools
- Optimization approaches
- E-Vehicles demos
- Smart Home Devices
- Educational Systems and demos
- Experiments
- Software Tools

Markus Helfert, Dublin City University, Ireland

Cornel Klein, Siemens AG, Germany
Brian Donnellan, Maynooth University, Ireland


Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2┬║ esq.
Tel: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186

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