The 5th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (SpliTech 2020)

The 5th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (SpliTech 2020)

July 1 – 4, 2020

University of Split, FESB and Hotel Elaphusa Bol (Island of Brac), Croatia

http://2020.splitech.org/

SpliTech2020 will feature a technical and professional program related to the today’s hottest topics: Smart city/environment, Energy, Engineering Modelling and Health.

All accepted papers will be published in SpliTech2020 conference proceedings and invited to submit a revised and extended versions for possible publication in special issues of high quality journals. More detailed topics are listed below.

1. PAPER PREPARATION

Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers for publication in the SpliTech2020 Conference Proceedings. Please prepare your manuscripts using the standard A4 IEEE format for conferences: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html
SpliTech2020 will be hosting tutorials, entrepreneur/industry demonstration/panels, summer schools and professional workshops.
Accepted professional/technical paper types are:

  • Long papers (min. 3 and max. 6 pages)
  • Short papers (min. 3 pages)

2. SUBMISSION

All submissions will be handled electronically. SpliTech2020 is using the EDAS Conference Management System to manage paper submissions. In order to submit, you will first need to create an account. Once you’ve logged in EDAS provides you with a submission homepage where you can register your submission and make appropriate changes up until the registration deadline. Please be sure that your paper has been made according to author’s kit. If you have problems with the system, please contact the administrator at splitech@fesb.hr.

  • Step 1. Create an account in the EDAS system. The system will e-mail you your password.
  • Step 2. Login using your username and password (sent via email).
  • Step 3. Click on the image to submit a new paper, or select an existing submission to edit. All papers submitted should be in the PDF (.pdf) format. Fill in details of the paper. You will be required to provide information for co-authors not already registered with the system. Choose the submit button to register you paper. Paper submission categories and links with descriptions for direct submision are available below.
  • Step 4. Upload your paper using the provided form. You may choose not to upload a file immediately. You may upload a new version of your file at any time (prior to submission deadline) by returning to the EDAS system. Once you login, a list of submitted papers will be made available. Click on the upload image to upload a new version of your paper.

TECHNICAL PROGRAM (INCLUDED IN IEEE XPLORE)

The technical program includes numerous sessions containing contributed papers related to SpliTech2020 conference topics while featuring prominent keynote speakers.

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM (NOT INCLUDED IN IEEE XPLORE)

The extensive professional program is designed to provide opportunities for the professionals to both share and learn about the latest ideas, trends, and innovations, while connecting with their peers. To be accepted here, submissions are not required to have original scientific contribution.

3. WAIT FOR THE NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE MESSAGE

The notification of acceptance will be provided by May 05, 2020.

4. SUBMIT THE FINAL PAPER VERSION

Once your paper is accepted, final manuscript should be submitted through the EDAS system by May 25, 2020. All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings.
Published SpliTech2020 technical papers will be included in IEEE Xplore and must adhere to the IEEE Xplore PDF specification for compatibility.
Detailed instructions will be available upon paper acceptance.

For the conference, we are inviting proposals, technical and professional papers as well as posters and demos that discuss or depict applications in fields of e-Health, smart environment/cities, energy and engineering modelling. More detailed topics (but not limited to) are given below. Moreover, special topics of interest are organised as symposia.

Energy

Energy Efficiency and Assessment in Buildings/cities with Aplications

  • Integration of renewable energy in buildings and cities
  • Building retrofit and refurbishment
  • Business development and energy services for sustainable buildings and cities
  • Low energy architectures
  • Energy efficient buildings
  • Highly-efficient insulation
  • HVAC systems in the building applications
  • Novel sustainable building materials and techniques
  • Passive heating and cooling
  • Sustainable energy management in buildings
  • Zero CO2 and energy plus buildings
  • Heating and ventilating control systems for reduced energy use
  • Building management systems
  • Low energy building technology
  • Low energy lighting systems
  • High-output light LED lighting systems
  • Passive solar heating systems.
  • Life cycle analysis methodologies
  • Tools and life cycle analysis
  • Triple-bottom-line analysis
  • Energy efficient lighting systems and regulation
  • Environmental management systems
  • Environmental impact assessment systems
  • Environmental Sustainability and Development

Power system operation and planning with smart energy networks

  • Smart grid technologies
  • Reliability and implications of smart grids for asset management
  • Smart grids for efficient integration of renewables and distributed generation
  • Large-scale modelling and smart integration of distributed energy sources
  • Impact of renewable and distributed generation on networks and security of supply
  • Imbalances caused by renewable energies and distributed generation
  • Generation and Demand forecasting, modelling and management
  • Modelling, analysis and operation of mixed AC-DC power systems
  • Impact of new technologies on the power system (FACTS/HVDC)
  • Electric vehicle and energy storage applications and system integration
  • System balancing, short-term reserve and ancillary services
  • Intelligent monitoring and outage management – self healing grids
  • Advanced metering, data acquisition and monitoring
  • State estimation and situational awareness
  • Stability analysis of future networks
  • Demand side management
  • Reversible hydro generation

Materials, fuels and power storage systems

  • Battery systems
  • Hybrid energy systems
  • Advanced energy systems
  • Flywheel systems
  • Super-capacitors
  • Bio fuel
  • Grätzel cells
  • Fuel cell technology
  • Bio-mass generation schemes
  • Stirling cycle engines
  • Bio-fuelled diesel generators
  • Nanomaterials in energy applications
  • Biomaterials in energy applications
  • Electronic and magnetic materials

Renewable/clean energy sources and technologies with control and optimisation

  • Photovoltaics
  • Solar thermal
  • Biomass
  • Geothermal systems
  • Micro-wind turbines
  • Horizontal and vertical axis aero-generators
  • On-site, off-grid, grid-supplemented generation systems
  • Combined heat and power (CHP) and micro-CHP systems
  • Smart monitoring and control using intelligent systems
  • High-efficiency switching systems
  • Highly-efficient voltage conversion systems
  • Novel high efficiency distribution systems and low voltage busses

Sustainable Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

  • Green Information Technology (IT) performance
  • Environmentally sustainable computing
  • Energy-efficient systems
  • Sustainable behaviour and ICT in homes and premises
  • Sustainable practices in intelligent buildings
  • Intelligent systems for sustainability
  • Smart, sustainable, and Economy systems
  • Processes and cloud computing

Policy perspective and governance on sustainability in energy and buildings

  • Environmental policy
  • Air pollution policy
  • Water pollution policy
  • Land management
  • Waste management
  • Biomass management
  • Social aspects
  • Green Manufacturing
  • Governance of sustainability in energy and buildings
  • Green economy and governance
  • Green energy and environment
  • Regional development
  • Financial and regulatory mechanisms models and tools

Engineering Modeling

Computational Electromagnetics

  • Electromagnetic compatibility,
  • Antennas and propagation,
  • Microwaves,
  • Wireless Power Transfer,
  • Radar Systems,
  • Lightning Protection Systems,
  • RFiD

Advanced numerical methods

  • Advances in computational methods,
  • Large-scale problems,
  • Finite Element Method (FEM),
  • Finite Diference Method (FDM),
  • Boundary Element Methods (BEM),
  • Combined finite-discrete element method,
  • Method of Moments (MoM),
  • Hybrid methods

Computational mechanics

  • Heat transfer
  • Fluid flow
  • Solid mechanics,
  • Damage mechanics and fracture,
  • Vibrations

Civil engineering

  • Numerical modelling of materials,
  • Numerical modelling of structures
  • Numerical modelling in polymer mechanic
  • Computational visualization in Engineering
  • Computational fluid dynamic

Industrial applications

  • Electric vehicles
  • Automotive applications
  • Urban transport
  • Corrosion problems
  • Process simulation
  • Fusion engineering
  • Nanotechnology

Biomedical engineering

  • Biomedical applications and engineering solutions
  • Biomechanics
  • Bioelectromagnetics
  • Biomehatronics

Environmental modeling

  • Modeling of air pollution
  • Renewables
  • Photovoltaics
  • Wind turbines

Smart Environment/ Cities

Theories and Models

  • Artificial and Computational Intelligence
  • Citizen engagement and smart governance
  • Digital city and smart growth
  • Environmental capital reduction
  • Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction
  • Reliability, Privacy and Trust
  • Internet of Things, Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing
  • Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality
  • Intelligent infrastructure
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist safety; mobility systems
  • Smart city theory, modeling and simulation

Technology, Methodologies and Tools

  • Agent Technologies
  • Connected Vehicle (CV) technologies
  • Development Processes and Tools
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities
  • Networking and Communication
  • Open data and big data analytics
  • Sensors and Actuators

Applications

  • Ambient Assisted Living
  • Mobility Support
  • Robotic Companions
  • Energy Effiency
  • Intelligent vehicle-to-infrastructure integration
  • Support for Productive Collaborations
  • Technology Supported Education
  • Smart city for Special Needs
  • Smart economy development
  • Smart environment and policy development
  • Smart Farming
  • Smart health and emergency management
  • Smart home and smart buildings
  • Smart manufacturing and logistics
  • Smart mobility and transportation

Systems and Infrastructures

  • Architecture and Design
  • Environmental monitoring technologies
  • Intelligent and Smart Spaces
  • Safety and security systems
  • Satellite systems
  • Smart integrated grids
  • Smart traffic system operations
  • System Architecture and Middleware for Intelligent Environments

Evaluation and Corpora

  • Evaluation Paradigms and Campaigns
  • Data Acquisition, Labelling and Data Sets
  • User Studies and Trials
  • Smart city Implementation

Internet of Things

  • Applications for the Internet of Things
  • Novel quality requirements and their enforcement mechanisms
  • Cloud back-ends and resource management for IoT applications
  • Reliability, security, timeliness, and robustness considerations in IoT systems
  • IoT-motivated cyber-physical, Industrial Internet, and/or embedded system challenges
  • Social computing and human-in-the-loop issues
  • Sensing, control, and actuation in IoT architectures
  • Novel protocols and network abstractions
  • Data streaming architectures
  • Analytic foundations and theory of the Internet of Things
  • Privacy challenges
  • Industrial deployment experiences, case studies, and lessons learned
  • Evaluation and testbeds

Internet technologies and applications

  • Ad-hoc networks
  • Big data/Big connectivity
  • Data-mining
  • Distributed systems/High Performance Computing (HPC)
  • e-Business/e-Commerce, e-Learning/e-Society
  • Grid Computing
  • Internet applications and Services
  • Internet hardware and software with algorithms and optimization
  • Internet technologies
  • Music and audio
  • Protocols and standards
  • Robotics
  • Satellite technologies
  • Simulation and Modelling
  • System/s failure
  • TrafficTraffic policies/Traffic shaping
  • Visualisation
  • Wireless networks

e-Health

Medical, Biomedical and Health Informatics

  • Electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic prescription
  • Data preprocessing, cleansing, management and mining
  • Data quality assessment and improvement
  • Medical imaging
  • Computer-aided detection, hypothesis generation and diagnosis
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Evolutionary and longitudinal patient and disease models
  • Clinical workflow
  • Medication adherence and health monitoring
  • Smart health and big data

Devices

  • High-confidence medical devices
  • Integration of medical devices with e-Health
  • Medical device interoperability
  • Wearable devices
  • In/on/around-body sensors and actuators
  • Biosensors at the micro/nano-scale
  • Smart garments/textiles
  • Wireless energy transfer
  • Energy harvesting

Communications and Networking

  • Communication/network infrastructures, architectures and protocols for e-Health
  • Antennas and propagation
  • Proximity-based communication, group communication and social networks
  • Power-efficient communication
  • Ultra wideband communication
  • Delay-tolerant, fault-tolerant and reliable communication
  • Cognitive communication for medical bands
  • In-hospital networking, body area networking and cloud-integrated networking
  • Software-defined networks and network management
  • Nanoscale/molecular communications
  • Network coding and error detection/correction

Signal/Data Processing and Systems

  • Context awareness and situation awareness
  • Image/video processing and computer/robot vision
  • Internet of things, Ambient intelligence and pervasive computing
  • Augmented reality and human-computer interaction
  • Motion detection and activity recognition
  • User modeling and personalization
  • Robotics for e-Health
  • Computing/storage infrastructures for e-Health such as clouds and virtualization
  • Software, systems and performance engineering for e-Health

Services and Applications

  • e-Health services/applications for physical and mental health; for example, in acute care, chronic care, mental health care, biomedical engineering, rehabilitation, prosthetics, elderly/nursing care, smart homes and hospitals, and rural/wilderness practice
  • e-Health services/applications for sports and exercise; for example, in training prescription and feedback, concussion detection/monitoring, life-logging and fitness monitoring
  • e-Health services/applications for public health; for example, disease prevention, pandemic preparedness, epidemiological interventions and smart cities
  • e-Health services/applications for extreme environments; for example, in fire fighting, disaster response, evacuation assistance, medical triage, space travel/exploration, deep diving and deep sea exploration
  • Quality of experience (QoE) with e-Health services/applications
  • Security, privacy and trust for e-Health services/applications
  • Emerging cloud-based services/applications including health clouds/grids

Important Dates

  • Full paper deadline: March 10, 2020.
  • NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE The notification of acceptance will be available by May 05, 2020.
  • CAMERA READY PAPER SUBMISSON The deadline for camera ready paper submission is May 25, 2020.