International Conference on Smart Cities

About the Conference: 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. They can be smart cities only if they become more sustainable,  and improve quality of life and economic performance. This requires a shared vision of all stake holders -citizens, public and private organizations and many others. This conference will include experts and scholars working on smart cities, smart technologies, their applications, strategies, and policies for valuable  deliberation.

Scope of Publication:

Papers submitted in this conference would have a scope of publication as follows:

  1. Selective papers would be published in Journal of Enterprise Information Management (Emerald)
  2. Selective Papers would be taken forward for a special Issue on Smart Cities in International Journal of Electronic Government Research (IGI Global)
  3. Selective papers would be published in Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy (Emerald)
  4. All other selected papers would be taken forward to be published as book chapters in Edited Books with an ISBN number from one/more reputed publisher(s).

About the Institute:

IIT Delhi is an Institution of National Importance, globally known for fostering excellence in teaching and research. Over the years, IIT Delhi has created world class educational platforms, dynamically sustained through internationally recognized research. The Department of Management Studies provides academic and research based leadership in management by addressing the challenges of the industry, society and government.

Conference Organizers

  • Prof. M.P. Gupta, IIT Delhi, India
  • Dr. Arpan Kumar Kar, IIT Delhi, India
  • Dr. Vigneswara Ilavarasan, IIT Delhi, India
  • Dr. Yogesh Dwivedi, Swansea University, UK
  • Dr. Jim Clarke, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Important Dates:

  • Paper Submission: 14th November, 2015
  • Notification of review outcome: 28th November, 2015
  • Submission of final paper: 5th December, 2015
  • Registration of authors 5th December, 2015
  • Registration of other participants: 30th December, 2015
  • Conference date: 22nd-23rd January, 2016


Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished papers, nominating a theme-related track or designating the paper as non-theme related (“Other”).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. Good papers may be selected for publication in suitable journals. The conference program will be organized into submission topics but not limited to the following:

People and Communities

  • Civic engagement in development
  • Urban labs for building better cities
  • Solutions for citizen’s engagement & participation
  • Mapping urban data with social welfare
  • Fostering social development
  • Participation and role of Green and Open Space in Cities
  • Tools to leverage urban development

Governance and Policies

  • Challenge of open governance
  • Challenges of open innovation
  • Improving city management to improve service provision
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • External Networks to foster innovation Open Data Initiatives
  • Urban development strategies
  • Solutions for better governance
  • Governance Challenges & Cases

Smart Technologies

  • Developments on the Internet of Things
  • Applications of Big Data Analytics
  • Integrating ICT with urban services
  • City to city collaboration: sharing knowledge, code and standards
  • Developing ICT based city initiatives
  • Solutions connecting urban planning & data driven services
  • City Protocol: sensing a city’s anatomy
  • Smart Grids for Smart Cities
  • Smart and Green Energy research
  • Cases on new business models

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 asset protection


  • Changing mindsets towards sustainable mobility
  • Urban transportation systems
  • Urban mobility infrastructures
  • Sustainable urban mobility policies
  • ITS for urban mobility
  • Self driving cooperative urban vehicles
  • Using Mobile Apps for Improving Mobility


  • Planning challenges for resilient and equitable cities
  • Planning cities for urban growth
  • Solutions for sustainable cities
  • Strategic planning for metropolitan areas
  • Resilient city strategies
  • Urban environmental technology
  • Performance measurement and management of Smart Cities
  • ICTs for Social Development
  • Social Entrepreneurship in Smart Cities
  • Case Studies of Smart Initiatives

Papers on other related themes which contribute to the domain directly or indirectly are also invited for submission.

Registration: There is no registration fee for contributing authors. Organizers are seeking very high quality contributions only through this platform.

Contact Information

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  • Phone: +91-11-2659-7320 / (1692)
  • Weblink: www(.)iceg(.)net/icsc/