About the ICT4S conferences
The ICT4S conferences bring together leading researchers in ICT for Sustainability with government and industry representatives, including decision-makers with an interest in using ICT for sustainability, researchers focusing on ICT effects on sustainability and developers of sustainable ICT systems or applications. More information about the ICT4S organization can be found at: www.ict4s.org
Theme and Topics
The theme of the 2016 conference is “Smart and Sustainable”. ICT transformational power is essential to make our society smarter and increasingly sustainable. This should embrace all levels, from individuals to cities, from public sector to all industry sectors, from business goals to environmental objectives. Papers relating to ICT for sustainability in a broad sense and papers developing this year’s theme (and beyond) are welcome.
Conference topics include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Smart cities, homes and offices
- Intelligent energy management in buildings
- Smart grids
- Sustainability in data centers and high-performance computing
- Intelligent transportation and logistics
- Green monitoring and adaptation of software-intensive systems and services
- Green networking
- ICT-induced behavioral and societal change
- ICT-practices and lifestyles
- ICT and design
- Energy-efficient and energy-aware software engineering
- Sustainable data management
- Sustainability in business and organizations
- Software for environmental sustainable ICT
- Software for sustainable business governance
- Improved service lives of hardware products
- Material resources used in production
- Reduced hardware obsolescence
- E-waste and closed material cycles
- Incentives for more sustainable ICT
- Case studies and experience reports
- Tools supporting green decision making and development
- Challenges for an environmentally sustainable ICT industry
- Education in ICT for sustainability
- Systematic interdisciplinary efforts in ICT for sustainability
Papers, posters and workshops
We welcome original papers and posters reporting on research, development and demonstrations in the field of ICT4S. We also welcome workshop proposals of diverse types.
All papers must conform, at time of submission, to the IEEE Formatting Guidelines, and limited to at most 6,500 words, and 10 pages including text, appendices, figures and references. Make sure that you use this MS Word template and this LaTeX class.
Submission will be via EasyChair.
Conference proceedings of the accepted papers are now available at Atlantis Press (open access).