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ICT4S 2016 : ICT4S 2016, ICT for Sustainability, Call for papers, workshops, posters


When Aug 30, 2016 - Sep 2, 2016
Where Amsterdam
Abstract Registration Due Apr 18, 2016
Submission Deadline Apr 25, 2016
Notification Due Jun 14, 2016
Final Version Due Jun 29, 2016
Categories    sustainability   ICT   energy-efficiency

Call For Papers

* CFP: ICT4S 2016, ICT for Sustainability, Call for papers, workshops, posters *

4th International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S)
August 29 - September 1, 2016 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Call for Papers, Workshop and Posters
The ICT4S conferences bring together leading researchers in ICT for Sustainability with government and industry representatives, including decision-makers with an interest in using ICT for sustainability, researchers focusing on ICT effects on sustainability and developers of sustainable ICT systems or applications. More information can be found at:

The theme of the 2016 conference is “Smart and Sustainable”. ICT transformational power is essential to make our society smarter and increasingly sustainable. This should embrace all levels, from individuals to cities, from public sector to all industry sectors, from business goals to environmental objectives. Papers relating to ICT for sustainability in a broad sense and papers developing this year’s theme (and beyond) are welcome.

Conference topics include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Smart cities, homes and offices
- Intelligent energy management in buildings
- Smart grids
- Sustainability in data centers and high-performance computing
- Intelligent transportation and logistics
- Green monitoring and adaptation of software-intensive systems and services
- Green networking
- ICT-induced behavioral and societal change
- ICT-practices and lifestyles
- ICT and design
- Energy-efficient and energy-aware software engineering
- Sustainable data management
- Sustainability in business and organizations
- Software for environmental sustainable ICT
- Software for sustainable business governance
- Improved service lives of hardware products
- Material resources used in production
- Reduced hardware obsolescence
- E-waste and closed material cycles
- Incentives for more sustainable ICT
- Case studies and experience reports
- Tools supporting green decision making and development
- Challenges for an environmentally sustainable ICT industry
- Education in ICT for sustainability
- Systematic interdisciplinary efforts in ICT for sustainability

Submission Guidelines
**Papers, posters and workshops**
We welcome original papers and posters reporting on research, development and demonstrations in the field of ICT4S. We also welcome workshop proposals of diverse types. Instructions for all types of submissions can be found at the conference website.

All papers must conform, at time of submission, to the IEEE Formatting Guidelines, and limited to at most 6,500 words, and 10 pages including text, appendices, figures and references. Make sure that you use the MS Word template and the LaTeX class provided on the website.
Submission will be via EasyChair at

Important Dates
**Workshop proposals**
Proposal submission deadline: Feb 29 2016
Proposal acceptance notification: Mar 07 2016

Abstracts deadline: (was Apr 4 2016) NOW Apr. 18 2016
Full papers deadline: (was Apr 11 2016) NOW Apr. 25 2016
Paper acceptance notification: June 14 2016
Camera-ready deadline: June 29 2016

Submission deadline: June 21
Poster acceptance notification: June 30


**General chair**
Anwar Osseyran, SURFsara & University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

**Program chairs**
Paola Grosso, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Patricia Lago, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

**Workshop chairs**
Ivano Malavolta, Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy
Annelise de Jong, Interactive Institute Swedish ICT, Sweden

**Local chair**
Maurice Bouwhuis, SURFsara, The Netherlands

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