Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 (FIN)

Dear partners and colleagues,

Lahti University of Applied Sciences cordially invites You to join the first international Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 conference in Lahti on the 10-12 of May 2016. The Conference is organized by the Lahti University of Applied Sciences in co-operation with number of international, national and regional partners and operators. Esteemed keynote speakers will give deep insight and latest knowledge during the conference. The first Keynote will be given by Mr. Markku Markkula, President of the European Union Committee of the Regions.

The Conference offers an excellent meeting, networking and discussion forum and 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’. Programme will include interesting and up to date keynotes, parallel and poster sessions, workshops and site visits. More keynote speakers will be announced shortly.

The main themes of the conference are: Future Development of Regions,  Citizens and Urban Sustainability, Smart Industry and Innovation.

The call for proposals for oral presentations and posters in the mentioned topics is now open until 31st of January 2016. 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.

Furthermore, if you are interested in preparing, organizing and leading your own subtheme or workshop with your network, we would also appreciate receiving proposals for thematic workshops in the Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016.

Best regards and welcome to the conference,

Anna Aalto
Project Manager, Smart Cities in Smart Regions Conference

Lahti University of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Technology
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FI-15140 Lahti, Finland
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