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                Second SmartCity workshop 2015
              in conjunction with IFIP NTMS 2015
                 27-29 July 2015, Paris, France
     Technically supported by IEEE, IEEE COMSOC & IFIP TPC6
      All accepted papers will be published in IEEE Xplore

May 7: Paper Submission Due Date (Extended)
May 30: Notification to Authors
June 15: Camera Ready Paper Due Date

Overview: The smart cities concept is becoming more and more
attractive and more cities around the world are adopting the idea,
as evidenced by the SmartCity Malta, Kochi SmartCity, and SmartCity
Dubai. Smart cities mandate is not to only maintain the quality of
life of theirs residents and visitors, but also to improve it by
leveraging the IT infrastructure and the novel communication
technologies. Smart city is a model of efficiency, innovation, and
ubiquitous access to a wide range of services. A city smartness can
be assessed along several axes, including 'smart living', 'smart
economy','smart tourism', 'smart environment', 'smart mobility', and
'smart governance'.

The objective of this workshop is to provide a forum for academics,
researchers and practitioners from around the world to present their
results and exchange ideas on recent developments, current research
challenges, and future directions towards building cities of the
future. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- Intelligent traffic management
- Smart and efficient energy management
- E-government services
- Using mobile devices to access/offer services
- Sensor networks for large-scale urban zones
- Enhancing individuals' everyday life (e.g., health, education,...)
- Security and privacy when using smart systems
- Experimental testbeds and simulation environments
- Mechanisms to automate and facilitate tourism operations (e.g.
  visa, flights, smart gates, restaurant services, ...)
- Communication technologies/systems for smart cities
- Emergency response and event planning
- Social networks and leveraging human resources in urban
- Internet of things for smart cities
- Smart buildings and urban planning
- Environmental sustainability

Papers are to be submitted electronically on the EDAS web site of
the conference in PDF format.

Submissions should be original and limited to 5 double-column pages,
and should follow IEEE paper templates. Paper with more pages can be
accepted however they need to be reduced to 5 pages for publication.

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference
proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other
Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.


Workshop Co-chairs
Fatna Belqasmi, Zayed University, UAE
Roch Glitho, Concordia University, Canada

TPC Members:
Martin Adolph, ITU, Switzerland
Bigomokero Bagula, University of Western Cape, South Africa
Slimane Bah, Ecole Mohammadia des Ingenieurs (EMI), Morocco
Paolo Bellavista, University of Bologna, Italy
Fatima Zahra Errounda, Concordia University, Canada
Alex Galis, University College London, United Kingdom
Hamid Harroud, Al Akawayn University, Morocco
Theo Kanter, Stockholm University, Sweden
Thomas Magedanz, TU Berlin / Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Christian Makaya, IBM Research, USA
Marco Zennaro, ICTP - The Abdus Salam International Centre for
Theoretical Physics, Italy.

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