Track I: Smart cities & smart villages

The objective of this track is to solicit papers addressing diverse issues specific to smart cities research, smart cities services, and questions of well-being, both in cities/urban space and in rural areas. The topics include, but are not limited to, insights into advances in sophisticated information and communication technology (ICT) and their application in urban space, ICT-enhanced ways of addressing pressing needs and challenges in urban/rural space, emerging issues in smart cities research, policy-making considerations.

Track II: Technology-enhanced learning

The objective of this track is to encourage debate on the value added of ICT in education, including questions of teaching and learning excellence, efficiency, but also civic education and development of entrepreneurial skills. Insights pertaining to best practices in the European Union (EU) and beyond are welcome. Conceptual approaches and papers upholding policy-making as well business-related considerations are very welcome too.

Track III: Cognitive computing & Social Networking

The objective of this track is to explore the features and implications of the onset of sophisticated technologies and new paradigms, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, internet of things (IoT), blockchain, big data and big data analytics for societies in the European Union and beyond.  The topics may include, but are not limited to, features and applications of technologies, impact on societies, their role in boosting societies’ well-being, decision-making, policy-making, business sector application and responses.

Track IV: Information systems

Track V: Medical informatics

Medical science stands at the forefront of smart application of advances in ICT. The value added of ICT in that field is immense, including diagnostics and actual remedies.  The objective of this track is to feature cutting-edge research pertinent to the application of ICT in medicine and to reflect on its value added for the society at large.

Track VI: Business & ICT

Track VII: Emerging issues at the cross-section of technology, politics, society & economy

Emerging issues: the objective of this track is to discuss nascent risks, challenges and opportunities that unfold at the intersection of sophisticated technology, politics, society and economy. Ideally, proposals submitted to to this track will offer an interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary insight into current issues and developments and will elaborate on ways of addressing challenges pertinent in them.


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