Welcome to Conference on Smart Cities-2016

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing (IIITDM), Jabalpur and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi jointly organize a National Conference on Smart Cities-2016 on 25-26 November 2016 at Jabalpur. This opens up a forum for discussing issues and challenges of emerging landscape of urban e-society.

Smart city innovations are new approaches to holistic management of cities’ physical, socio-economic, environmental, transportation and political assets across all urban domains, typically supported by ICT and open data. After Government of India (GoI) announcement of developing 100 smart cities across the country, issues around being discussed now. Smart cities are sustainable with a high quality of life and economic performance. To achieve this, requires a shared vision of all stake holders -citizens, public and private organizations and many others. This conference promises to be an invigorating confluence of the best brains from the academia and the industry. Assured industry participation and most importantly, key government officers and NGO/ community volunteers have guaranteed strong representation of the user community. The deliberation would include experts and scholarship on Smart technologies, their applications, strategies, and policies for the betterment of quality of life in cities.


Last date of paper submission

October 25, 2016

November 15, 2016

Acceptance notification

November 10, 2016

November 18, 2016

Camera ready papers

November 15, 2016

November 20, 2016

Call for Papers

Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished papers, nominating a theme-related track or designating the paper as non-theme related ("Other"). Accepted papers will appear in the edited books provided that at least one author registers for and attends the conference. High quality papers will be nominated for the Best Paper award. Better papers may be selected for publication in suitable journals. The conference program will be organized into submission topics but not limited to:

Smart Societies

  • Civic engagement in urban development
  • Urban labs building better cities
  • Solutions for citizen’s engagement & participation
  • Fostering social development
  • Participation and the role of Green and Open Space in Cities
  • Guidance and tools to leverage urban development

Policy & Governance

  • The challenge of open governance and innovation
  • Improving city management to improve service provision
  • Public private partnerships for service provision
  • External Networks to foster innovation within cities
  • Relaunching economically our cities
  • Open Data Initiatives
  • Urban development strategies
  • Solutions for better governance

Smart Technologies

  • Integrating data as an urban service
  • New developments on the internet of things
  • Mapping urban data
  • Big data management
  • Integrating ICT with urban services infrastructures
  • City to city collaboration: sharing knowledge, code and standards
  • Developing ICT based city initiatives
  • Solutions connecting urban & data
  • City Protocol: sensing & seeing a city’s anatomy


  • Making renewables part of a more efficient energy mix
  • Redefining buildings for energy efficiency
  • Large scale integration of renewable energies and energy efficiency in cities
  • Smart energy for our cities
  • Developing new energy business models
  • Electrifying urban mobility


  • Changing mind-sets towards sustainable mobility
  • Integrating all means of urban transportation
  • Urban mobility infrastructures
  • Sustainable urban mobility policies
  • ITS for urban mobility
  • Self driving cooperative urban vehicles

Security and Risk

  • Information security technologies
  • Information risk management
  • Technology, Social and Financial risk
  • Privacy issues in digital enablement
  • Social and organizational concerns
  • Insights for policy making
  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • Critical information assets


  • Planning challenges for resilient and equitable cities
  • Planning cities for urban growth
  • Solutions for sustainable cities
  • Planning sustainable cities
  • Liveable equitable cities
  • Strategic planning for metropolitan areas
  • Resilient city strategies
  • Urban environmental technology