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Due to the safety concerns and travel restrictions caused by COVID-19, EAI SCITA 2020 will take place online in a live stream.
Participants will still be able to enjoy unique interactive benefits – learn more.
December 2-4, 2020
Viana do Castelo, Portugal Virtual Space
This conference is a part of SmartCity360° 2020
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All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.
Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).
Authors of selected best accepted and presented papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:
All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:
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Rapidly increasing capacities, decreasing costs, and improvements in computational power, storage, and communication technologies have led to the development of a multitude of applications carrying increasingly large amount of traffic (i.e. big data) on the global networking infrastructure. What we have seen is a rapid evolution: an infrastructure looking for networked applications has evolved into an infrastructure struggling to meet the social, technological and business challenges posed by multitude of bandwidth hungry emerging applications. Smart city applications are at the forefront of these developments.
Smart cities provide the state of the art approaches for urbanisation, having evolved from the developments carried out under the umbrella of knowledge-based economy, and subsequently under the notion of digital economy and intelligent economy. Smart cities encompass all aspects of modern day life, transportation, healthcare, entertainment, work, businesses, social interactions, and governance. Smart cities exploit physical and digital infrastructure, as well as the intellectual and social capital, for urban and social development. Technically, smart cities are complex systems of systems that rely on converged and ubiquitous infrastructures. The smart city phenomenon is driven by several interdependent trends including a pressing need for environmental sustainability, and peoples’ increasing demands for personalization, mobility and higher quality of life.
The notion of smart cities can be extended to smart societies; i.e. digitally-enabled, knowledge-based societies, aware of and working towards social, environmental and economic sustainability. Since knowledge, and human and social capital are at the heart of smart city and smart society developments, the role of education should extend beyond the mainstream “education for employment” scope. It should extend to the notion of social and collaborative governance where the society collaborates to train each other in maintaining its knowledge, moral fibre, operations, good practice, resilience, competitiveness, and for bringing innovation, and becoming a knowledge-based economy. The key to such efforts would be the creation of an ecosystem of digital infrastructures that are able to work together and enable dynamic real-time interactions between various smart city subsystems.
SCITA 2020 will bring together decision-makers, top researchers, industry executives and government officials to discuss directions of smarter societies research and development. We name this conference SCITA, meaning “the sum of all the political, economic, technological, scientific, military, geographical, and psychological knowledge of the masses and of their representatives”.
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This event is organized by EAI.
EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.
EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.
EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.
Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.
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