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ICGREEN 2016 : 5th Int. Conference on Green IT Solutions


When Jun 20, 2016 - Jun 21, 2016
Where Rhodes, Greece
Submission Deadline Mar 7, 2016
Notification Due Apr 19, 2016
Final Version Due May 2, 2016
Categories    ICT FOR SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS   SOFTWARE ENERGY MANAGEMENT   green it   green networking

Call For Papers


ICGREEN 2016 Call for papers


The 5th International Conference on Green IT Solutions (ICGREEN 2016) will be organized on 20-21 June 2016, in Rhodes (Greece). Details can be found at:



Paper submission deadline: 7 March 2016; Notification of acceptance: 19 April 2016; Final paper submission and registration: 2 May 2016.



ICT and Green are two tightly related concepts. ICT systems in fact might support sustainability in different ways. On the one hand, the design of more efficient ICT systems can contribute in decreasing the energy consumption related to ICT that is continuously increasing. For example, in some regions of the world (e.g., US and UK) the energy consumed by the data centers is close to 10% of the total energy consumed in the area by the country. On the other hand, ICT can be used to monitor the impact of other systems (e.g., buildings, transportation) on the environmental sustainability and to support green-aware decisions. The purpose of ICGreen is to bring together researchers and practitioners that deal with the design of Green ICT systems or of ICT use for environmental sustainability.

Following a successful previous edition (Milan 2015) chaired by Danilo Ardagna and Cinzia Cappiello from Politecnico di Milano, ICGREEN will go in 2016 to RHODES, GREECE, organized by IICREST, co-organized by Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and ARSIT.

General Chair:
Dr. Boris Shishkov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences / IICREST, Bulgaria

Program Co-Chairs:
Dr. Ilian Ilkov, IBM - Nederland, The Netherlands
Dr. Marten van Sinderen, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Local Arrangements Chair:
Dr. Dimitris Mitrakos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Topics for submissions include (but are not limited to):

Energy efficient software
Green business processes
Green Software metrics

Design of energy efficient data centers
Green monitoring and middleware for systems adaptation
Data centers energy storage and thermal control for energy efficiency
Performance optimization under power constraints

Energy efficient communication
Power consumption of networking infrastructure
Power-aware protocols and algorithms
Green network design for high density data centers and cloud computing

Renewable energy models and prediction
Green/federated data centers powered by renewable energy systems
Management and control of variability and uncertainty in energy supply and demand

Software and services for sustainable environment
Using ICT to reduce carbon emissions
Smart grid and microgrids
Smart transportation and manufacturing
Smart buildings and urban development
Climate and ecosystem monitoring

User studies and behavioral change enabled by computing and communication technologies
Power measurements and data from empirical studies of computer and communication infrastructure
Industrial experiences



Types of contributions:
Regular Papers - presenting research that is completed or almost finished;
Position Papers - presenting an arguable opinion about and issue;
Invited Papers - authored by outstanding researchers in the area.

Papers should be submitted in PDF format. The results described must be unpublished and must not be under review elsewhere. Submissions must conform to the SCITEPRESS format and should not exceed 8 pages.

More information can be found at:



Accepted papers will be presented at ICGREEN 2016 and included in the conference proceedings, published by SCITEPRESS.

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