Sma​​rt Cities in Smart Regions 2018 Conference, Lahti University, Finland

Sma​​rt Cities in Smart Regions 2018 Conference

Lahti University of Applied Sciences is organizing Smart Cities in Smart Regions conference for the second time. The call for proposals for oral presentations and posters on the themes mentioned below is now open. 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.


A. Green Infrastructure and Well-being

B. Design, Technology and Digitalisation

C. Circular Economy and Entrepreneurship

Abstract submission deadline has been extended until February 18, 2018. For more information: or


About Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2018 conference:

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. All keynotes have confirmed their presence at the Conference and they are: Kari Herlevi, Project Director of Sitra, Johan Merlevede, Managing Director of Leuven MindGate, İdil Gaziulusoy, Assistant Professor of Aalto University, Professor of Glasgow Caledonian University Rohinton Emmanuel and Dr Stephan Pflugmacher Lima, Professor of University of Helsinki.

The Conference is 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'. Do not miss the most exciting happening in the field!

Program will include interesting and up to date keynotes, parallel and poster sessions, workshops and site visits.

 The conference venue is located in the heart of Lahti City at one of its most famous buildings Sibelius Hall.

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Impor​tant dates

​September, 2017 ​Abstract submission opens
​​February 18, 2018 ​Abstract submission deadline
​March 19, 2018 ​Notification of acceptance
​April 16, 2018 ​Full paper submission deadline
​September 17, 2018 ​Publication of proceedings

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