Call for Conference Papers

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      The Fifth IEEE Annual International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2019) will be held in Casablanca, Morocco during October 14 – 17, 2019.  As the flagship conference sponsored by the IEEE Smart Cities Technical Community that is a coalition of six IEEE technical societies and organizations, ISC2-2019 will bring together researchers and practitioners in a collaborative smart cities discussion, including scholars, citizens, policymakers, administrators, infrastructure operators, industry representatives, economists, sociologists, and academicians.  Technical exchanges within the research community will encompass panels, plenary talks, technical sessions, tutorials, workshops and exhibitions. The conference theme is: Frugality and Inclusion paving the way towards Future Smart Sustainable Cities & Communities.


Application Domains/Conference Tracks Functional Domains
  • Government and Civic Engagement
  • Health, Safety & Well-Being
  • Transportation & Mobility
  • Energy, Water & Waste
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Buildings & Infrastructure
  • Education, Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
  • Law, Privacy, and Security
  • Sensors & Intelligent Electronic Devices
  • Communication Networks & Cybersecurity
  • Systems Integration
  • Intelligence & Data Analytics
  • Management & Control Platforms

The technical areas include, but are not limited to:

Community & Governance Infrastructure & Civic Tech Data, Privacy & Security
  • Citizen participation
  • Government & Civic Engagement
  • Healthcare & well-being
  • EmergencyManagement
  • Smart environment & ecosystems
  • Policy development
  • Mobility transportation
  • Special needs
  • Digital city and smart growth
  • Sustainability
  • Energy efficiency
  • Communities led SC
  • Education, Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
  • Smart grids for smart cities and rural
  • Social Smart buildings Transportation and Smart mobility
  • Smart city theory, modeling, and simulation
  • Frugal infrastructures
  • Vehicle-to Infrastructure/People
  • Sensors & Intelligent Electronic Devices
  • Management Control Platforms
  • Energy systems
  • Computational intelligence
  • Open data and big data analytics
  • Internet of things
  • Pattern recognition
  • Cybersecurity
  • Networks and communications
  • Security and regulations
  • Data collection Data security and privacy
  • Data visualization
  • Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics for smart cities
Recommend the Best Papers for Corresponding Journals
Recommend exceptional quality papers to the corresponding following Journals for publication. Authors will be asked to extend and revise their papers according to the standards of journals, which will be subjected to the journals’ review process.

How to Submit
Manuscripts in PDF format must be electronically submitted for peer-review at

Choose the submission type most appropriate for your current work: Full Paper (6 pages), Short Paper (4 pages), or an extended abstract (1 page).

Authors should follow the IEEE manuscript guidelines:

Important dates  
Submission deadline: Extended to 15 June
 Notification of acceptance: July 15th, 2019
Camera ready version: July 31th, 2019
Technical information
       Prospective authors are encouraged to contribute high-quality original full papers to this conference. The papers should be original contribution written in English and formatted according to IEEE Template. Conference content will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. All submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 program committee members.The overall Best Paper and Best Student Paper Awards will be given and recognized during the conference. Recommendation of the Best Papers to Corresponding Journals including IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, African cities Journal,…. Authors will be asked to extend and revise their papers and submit them to review process according to the standards of journals.