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Call For Papers

IEEE SustainCom 2016 brings together computer scientists, industrial engineers, and researchers to discuss and exchange experimental and theoretical results, novel designs, work-in-progress, experience, case studies, and trend-setting ideas in the areas of sustainable computing, communication and security.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Track 1: Sustainable Computing, Communication and Security
  • Computing Algorithms for Reduced Power, Energy and Heat
  • Power-aware Design of Software, Middleware and Systems
  • Power-aware Networking
  • Sustainable Real-time systems
  • Power-efficient Computing Architectures
  • Efficient Circuit Design for Energy Harvesting
  • Power Management in Storage and other peripheral Devices
  • Reconfigurable Informatics with Renewable Energy
  • Low Power Electronics
  • Energy Efficient Network Hardware
  • Energy-Efficient Communication Protocols
  • Low power Communication Technologies
  • Embedded Systems, ASICs and FPGSs
  • Power Leakage and Dissipation
  • Code Profiling and Transformation for Power Management
  • Power-aware Scheduling and Resource Allocation
  • Energy-efficient Wireless/Mobile/Sensor Systems and Networks
  • Security and Privacy
  • Wearable Computing
  • Ecological Monitoring, Analytics and Visualization
  • Green Communications Architectures and Frameworks
  • Green Data Centres and Enterprise Computing
  • QoS and Green Computing
  • Integration of Smart Appliances
  • Green Software Engineering Methodologies and Tools
  • Virtualization Impact for Green Computing
  • Case Studies on Green Computing and Communications
  • Green Computing Models, Methodologies and Paradigms
Track 2: Sustainable Systems and Technologies
  • Sustainable Architectures for Smart Grids
  • Smart Grid Security, Reliability and Load Balancing
  • Energy Management Systems (EMS)
  • Economic Models of Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Monitoring, Profiling and Measurement
  • Renewable Energy Systems and Harvesting Energy (e.g. Solar, Wind)
  • Greener Systems Planning and Design
  • Virtualization for Reducing Power Consumption
  • Evolutionary Algorithms in Energy Applications
  • Scheduling and Switching Power Supplies
  • Optimization Techniques for Efficient Energy Consumption
  • Reliability of Power-aware Computers
  • Runtime Systems that Assist in Power Saving
  • Models for Collective Optimization of Power and Performance
  • Monitoring Tools for Power and Performance of Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Use of Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
  • Smart Control for Eco-friendly Buildings
Track 3: Sustainable Methodologies and Applications
  • Smart City (Sustainable Design, Models, Frameworks, Policies and Strategies)
  • Smart City (Sustainable Integration and Optimization of Comprehensive Resources and Information Flows - energy, emissions, people, goods and services)
  • Sustainable Energy Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Delivery
  • Smart Buildings and Urban Infrastructures
  • Smart Grid for Energy Generation, Transmission, Monitoring and Management
  • Open Government, Open Data Policies, Urban-Scale Data Sharing, Information Security and Privacy
  • Smart Logistics and Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Smart People, Smart Living and Smart Citizen Engagement
  • Intelligent Transport Systems and Traffic Management
  • Smart Energy-efficient Sensor Networks and Internet of Things
  • Smart Home, Smart Healthcare and Ageing Population support
  • e-Mobility, e-Work and e-Business Applications
  • Sustainable Urban Mobility and Smart Vehicle Management
  • Smart Resource Support and Demand Management and Optimization
  • User-Centred Services and Systems
  • Open Big City Data, Cloud Computing, Internet-Enabled Infrastructures and Services for Sustainability
  • Innovation Labs, Experimental Test-Beds and Simulation Environments
  • Mechanisms for Motivating Behavior Change
  • Advanced Data Analytics for Smart Cities
  • IS Architecture Design and Platform for Sustainability
  • Case Studies and Innovative Applications for Sustainability

Important Dates

Submission Deadline:May 1st May 31th
Notification Date: June 15thJuly 15th
Camera-Ready Due: August 12th
Author Registration Due: July 10thAugust 12st

Paper Submission

Paper submissions must include an abstract, keywords, the e-mail address of the corresponding author and should not exceed 8 pages for main conference, including tables and figures in IEEE CS format. All paper submissions must represent original and unpublished work. Each submission will be peer reviewed by at least three program committee members. Submission of a paper should be regarded as an undertaking that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register for the conference and present the work.

Authors must use the IEEE template for Conference Proceedings to prepare their submission.
Documentation and style files (Word, LaTeX) can be found at the IEEE site

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Paper Publication

Accepted and presented papers will be included into the IEEE Conference Proceedings published by IEEE CS Press. Authors of accepted papers, or at least one of them, are requested to register and present their work at the conference, otherwise their papers will be removed from the digital libraries of IEEE CS after the conference.

Distinguished papers presented at the conference, after further revision, will be recommended for publication in journals.