ISC2 organization

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

In this page you will find some information about the second edition (ISC2 2016): conference organizers, patronage opportunities.

You will also find the conference ISC2 history.


General Co-chairs Gilles Betis, Chair IEEE SCI, EIT digital, France
Dario Petri, IEEE SCI, University of Trento, Italy
Technical Program Co-chairs Soufiene Djahel, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Gustavo Giannattasio, past Director IEEE Region 9
Bernardo Tellini, University of Pisa, Italy
Finance Chair Mirko Marracci, University of Pisa, Italy
Publication Co-chairs David Macii, University of Trento, Italy
Agusti Solanas, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain
Guohui Zhang, University of New Mexico, USA
Workshops and Tutorials Co-chairs Farid Amro, University of Dartmouth, USA
Medhi Deep, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA
Yacine Ghamri, University of La Rochelle, France
Registration Chair Daniele Fontanelli, University of Trento, Italy
Exhibitions Chair Yunive Moreno, Nuron, Guadalajara, Mexico
Publicity Co-chairs Yinhai Wang, University of Washington, USA
Michel Ruben Barrera, IEEE Guadalajara Section. Mexico
Victor Larios, University of Guadalajara, Mexico
Track Co-chairs Smart Government
Jesus Cano, IEEE CS STC eGov co-Chair, UNED, Spain
Francisco Falcone, IEEE CS STC eGov co-Chair, UPNA, Spain
Marcus Wigan, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Marco Pistore, FBK Trento, Italy

Health and Well-being
Agusti Solanas, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain
Giandomenico Nollo, University of Trento, Italy
Li Liu, Affiliated Hospital of Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China

Smart Energy Systems
Carlo Alberto Nucci, University of Bologna, Italy
Davide Brunelli, University of Trento, Italy

Smart Transportation
Qing Shen, University of Washington, USA
Christoph Sommer, University of Paderborn, Germany
Annapaola Marconi, FBK Trento, Italy

Big Data and Open Data
Frederick Mintzer, IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Wu Xiao-Jun, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China
Andrea Molinari, University of Trento, Italy

Privacy and Security
Roberto Perdisci, Georgia Tech,  USA  
Zonghua Zhang,Telecom Lille, France
Andrea Lanzi, University of Milano, Italy

Technical program committee

For the complete list of the members of the Technical program committee, please see the download box (on the left).


Patronage opportunities

The patrons have the opportunity to gain visibility and credibility amongst individuals in the academic, industry and government fields.

A patron will also be positioned as a leader to these attendees coming to learn, discuss and interact with the smart cities that promote and prioritise the use of information and sensing technology, citizen engagement, quality of life, manufacturing efficiency, economic development, and environmental sustainability.

On the left you can see the important deadlines (at the bottom) and the download box with the Call for patron opportunities (at the top).

ISC2 patrons


Centro Ricerche FIAT

Company details

The mission of CRF lies in three main goals:
a) To develop innovative power units, vehicle systems, materials, methods and processes to improve the competitiveness of FCA products
b) To represent FCA as part of European and national collaborative research, tak-ing part in pre-competitive research projects and promoting the development of a network of contacts and partnerships on an international scale
c) To support FCA in enhancing the value of its intangible capital

The main CRF headquarters are situated in Orbassano (Torino, Italy). Smaller offices, dedicated to specific activities and topics, are dotted around Turin, at the Mirafiori plant, in Pomigliano d'Arco (Napoli, Italy), at the Magneti Marelli plant in Bologna, in Valenzano (Bari, Italy) and in Trento. On a national scale, the Centro Ricerche Fiat plays an active role in several public and private research consortiums and collaborates with the Ministry for Universities and Research, the Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry for Economic Development. Particular attention is paid to relations with the surrounding territory: CRF is involved in projects and initiatives undertak-en not only by Regions and Industrial Unions but also by Municipalities, Chambers of Commerce, Consortiums and by the local industrial fabric.



Company details

Engineering has a consolidated presence on all vertical markets and operates through its 4 business units - Public Administration & Healthcare, Telco & Utilities, Industry & Services, Finance - supported by cross-business unit centers of competence and by the Research and Innovation Department which, with its 250 resources, has the dual role of promoting research on software at an international level and transferring innovation to the production cycle of the business structures.

The Group has increased its presence in the Managed Operations field with an integrated network of 5 Data Centers (at Pont-Saint-Martin, Milano, Torino, Vicenza and Roma - Italy - ) organized for the provision of services aimed at the business continuity and management of IT infrastructures.

An exclusive asset in Italy is the company's IT & Management School "Enrico Della Valle”, that with 200 certified lecturers and 333 courses available provides more than 18,165 technical, method and process training days per year.



Politecnico di Milano

Company details

Politecnico di Milano is committed to achieving excellence in research. The path towards excellence is developed along the following actions:
a) support advanced and fundamental research activities
b) develop strategic partnerships with academia and industry around the world to make significant contributions to society
c) develop new interdisciplinary research lines to tackle societal challenges
d) embed scientific developments and research results into university education

The Departments of Politecnico di Milano are responsible for the implementation of the mission in their scientific domains.

Politecnico di Milano is the top Italian university for projects funded by the Europe-an Commission in the context of the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Development, which illustrates its capacity for planning and attracting funds to the Italian region Lombardia.



Company details

Reply is made up of a network of highly specialised companies, which support leading industrial groups in defining and developing business models to optimise and integrate processes, applications and devices, using new technology and communication paradigms, such as Big Data; Cloud Computing; Digital Communication; Internet of Things; Mobile and Social Networking.

Reply’s offer is aimed at fostering the success of its customers through the intro-duction of innovation along the whole economic digital chain. Given its knowledge of specific solutions and due to a consolidated experience, Reply addresses the main core issues of the various industrial sectors. Reply services include Con-sulting, System Integration and Digital Services. Reply’s offer covers three areas of competence: Processes, Applications and Technologies.




Company details

STMicroelectronics is a world leader in providing the semiconductor solutions that make a positive contribution to people’s lives, today and into the future. Offering one of the industry’s broadest product portfolios, ST serves customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions for Smart Driving and the Internet of Things. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.

  • Among the world’s largest semiconductor companies
  • A leading Integrated Device Manufacturer serving all electronics segments
  • A leading technology innovator (approximately 8,300 people working in R&D, ~15,000 owned patents in ~9,000 patent families and 500 new patent filings)
  • Delivering solutions that are key to Smart Driving and the Internet of Things
  • Rich, balanced portfolio (ASICs, Application-Specific Standard Products and Multi-Segment Products)
  • A pioneer and visionary leader in sustainability


The first edition of ISC2 (ISC2 2015) took place in Guadalajara (México), from 25 to 28 October 2015:

ISC2 2015, Guadalajara (México)


Special sessions proposals: 1 April (previous deadline 11 March)
Papers submission: 10 May (previous deadline 30 April)
Workshops/tutorials proposals: 16 May
Acceptance notification: 23 June (previous deadline 20 June)
Tutorials final presentation: 4 July
Abstract/demo papers submission: 10 July (previous deadline 30 June)
Camera-ready papers submission: 18 July (previous deadline 14 July)
Early registration: 20 July (previous deadline 14 July)