The IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) is the flagship conference sponsored by the IEEE Smart Cities Initiative

The core purposes of the event are:

  • to disseminate recent research advancements and novel implementations promoting the transition towards a vibrant innovation-based society
  • to promote discussions, partnerships and cooperation between all people involved in planning and implementing successful smart cities
  • to increase the citizens understanding and awareness of how their active participation is essential for smart city evolution

The theme of the 2016 edition of ISC2 is Improving the citizens quality of life.

ISC2 program

The program of ISC2 2016 consists of:

The second edition of ISC2 (ISC2 2016) will be held at the University of Trento (Trento, Italy), from 12 to 15 September 2016.

A NEW VERSION of the program structure and papers schedule has been published, for download the files, please see the page Contents and program

Trento Smart City Week

The program of ISC2 2016 will be also enhanced by several activities and initiatives within the Trento Smart City Week (10-15 September 2016), such as:

  • panels of discussion about topics of interest for Smart Cities, organized in cooperation with AssoInge (Association of Italian Engineers Abroad), within the Workshop "Engineering trends and business opportunities for smart cities" (Asso2016-TN, 13-14 September 2016)
    ISC2 attendees are free to join the Workshop Asso2016-TN. No additional registration fees are required!
  • demos showing the smart city vision of Trento, and presentations by the Working Groups of the IEEE Smart Cities Initiative on the following topics: Big Data and Open Data, Smart Government, Health and Well-being, Smart Energy, Integrated Tourism, Smart Mobility
  • industrial exhibitions on technical solutions for smart and sustainable cities
  • a hackathon
    21 September 2016: published some presentations, for download the files please go to the pages Keynotes and invited talk and Tutorials
    12 September 2016: published the event press release (Italian only)


Special sessions proposals: 1 April
Papers submission: 10 May
Workshops/tutorials proposals: 16 May
Acceptance notification: 23 June
Tutorials final presentation: 4 July
Abstract/demo papers submission: 10 July
Camera-ready papers submission: 18 July
Early registration: 20 July


Trento Smart City      Comune di Trento

Provincia Autonoma di Trento Consorzio dei Comuni Trentini

EIT Digital Fondazione Bruno Kessler

HIT, Hub Innovazione Trentino IEEE Italy Section


CRF - Centro Ricerche Fiat Engineering

Politecnico di Milano Reply

ST Microelectronics