Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 Conference – Call for Papers open till February 14!


Smart Cities in Smart Regions international Conference is organized by the Lahti University of Applied Sciences in co-operation with number of international, national and regional partners including University of Helsinki, Aalto University and Lappeenranta University of Technology. The Conference is an excellent meeting, networking and discussion forum that brings together thinkers, planners, practitioners, academics and experts from businesses, private and public sector government to share latest ideas, discuss products, processes and to debate issues and challenges around themes relating to the creation of more ‘Smart Cities in Smart Regions’.

In the field of Living Lab, the program offers e.g.
• Living Lab Activities (Session B5)
• Clean and user-oriented design (Session C3)
• Future learning environments at FellmanniCampus

The call for proposals for oral presentations and posters on the mentioned themes and subthemes is now open! Alongside academic papers, also best practises and case studies are welcomed and they will be accepted according to a more practical criteria. We encourage you to submit abstracts of academically or practically focused proposals, best practices and cases. Theory and practice will be equally emphasised in the programme. Please submit an abstract via electronic form by 14th of February 2016

Esteemed keynote speakers will give deep insight and latest knowledge during the conference. The announced Keynotes will be given by Mr. Markku Markkula, President of the European Union Committee of the Regions and Professor Doug Crawford-Brown, Director of the University of Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research. The Programme will include interesting and up to date keynotes, parallel and poster sessions, workshops and site visits. The main themes of the conference are Future Development of Regions, Citizens and Urban Sustainability and Smart Industry and Innovation.

For further information, please visit to our webpage Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 or do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail,

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