The international conference 'Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016' will be held in Lahti, Finland between 10 and 12 May 2016.
The Conference is organised by the Lahti University of Applied Sciences in co-operation with number of international, national and regional partners and operators. Esteemed keynote speakers will give deep insight and latest knowledge during the conference. The first keynote speech will be given by Mr Markku Markkula, President of the European Union Committee of the Regions.
The Conference offers an excellent meeting, networking and discussion forum and brings together thinkers, planners, practitioners, academics and experts from businesses, private and public sector government to share latest ideas, discuss products, processes and to debate issues and challenges around themes relating to the creation of more 'Smart Cities in Smart Regions'.
The programme will include interesting and up to date keynotes, parallel and poster sessions, workshops and site visits. The main themes of the conference are:
Future Development of Regions
Citizens and Urban Sustainability
Smart Industry and Innovation
The call for proposals for oral presentations and posters in the above-mentioned topics is open until 31 January 2016. Alongside academic papers, best practices and case studies are welcomed and they will be accepted according to a more practical criteria. Abstracts of academically or practically focused proposals, best practices and cases may be submitted. Theory and practice will be equally emphasised in the programme.
Furthermore, if you are interested in preparing, organizing and leading your own subtheme or workshop with your network, we would also appreciate receiving proposals for thematic workshops in the Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016.
For more details about the Call for Papers visit the Conference website, Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 or contact the project manager of the Conference
Project Manager, Smart Cities in Smart Regions Conference