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IEEE Second International Smart Cities Conference

13-TA-364_Smart-Cities-The IEEE Second International Smart Cities Conference that will take place on 12-15 September in Trento (Italy) has announced a call for special session on Economics, Management, Organization, and Smart Cities.


Special Session on Economics, Management, Organization, and Smart Cities

Co located with IEEE International Smart Cities Conference

The stream salience of smart cities research, implementations, and deployments is continuously rising. Smart cities solutions and models dramatically impact on the way in which people and organizations share information and do business, and come with a multitude of social, legal, technical and economic challenges. For those reasons, we are soliciting submission of contributions conveying new developments in management, economics, and organization science, reporting advances in theories and empirical analysis related to the topics of Smart Cities. The EMO-ISC2 special session aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from various disciplines and industries who are interested in the scientific and economical challenges of smart cities.

Relevant topics include but are not limited to:

  • Social implication of platforms, tools, and technologies supporting smart city theories, models, and simulations
  • Human capital and smart economy development
  • Safety and security systems in relation with governmental policies and human being
  • Smart health and their social effects
  • Gamifying smart cities
  • Human smart cities
  • Smart environment and policy development for companies and industries
  • Network externalities and social credit in garnering data,
  • Citizen engagement and smart governance and their social and economic impacts
  • Social based innovation on smart mobility and transportation
  • Business models and smart cities
  • Business impacts of smart grid
  • Human environmental capital reduction
  • Digital city and smart growth and managerial impacts
  • Smart buildings and cost reductions
  • Smart city implementation and managerial effects
  • Human capital and pedestrian and bicyclist behaviors
  • Mobility systems and business models
  • Quality assurance mechanisms and metrics

This session is hosted by the IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2- 2016) is the premier conference sponsored by the IEEE Smart Cities Initiative.

How to Submit

Prospective authors are invited to submit high-quality original papers. Authors are encouraged to refer to the IEEE manuscripts guidelines: https://events.unitn.it/en/isc2-2016/authors

Important Dates for Short Papers:

  • Short Paper (up to 6 pages) submission deadline: April 11, 2016
  • Acceptance notification: June 6, 2016
  • Camera ready submission: June 27, 2016
  • Early registration: June 27, 2016


Roberta Cuel, University of Trento, Italy

Loris Gaio, University of Trento, Italy

Program committee

Pieter Ballon, Living Lab iMinds and Vrije Universiteit, Brussel

Paolo Bellavista, University of Bologna, Italy

Michela Cozza, Mälardalen University, Sweden

Vincenzo D’ Andrea, University of Trento, Italy

Nicos Komninos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Tatsuo Nakajima, Waseda University, JP

Jasminko Novak, University of Applied Sciences Stralsund, Berlin, Germany

Alberto Nucciarelli, University of Trento, Italy

Hans Schaffers, Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland

Brigitte Trousse, INRIA and France Living Labs, France