The 1st International Conference on Smart City and communities 2018 (ICSCC 2018) will include a highly selective program of technical papers, accompanied by panel discussions and keynote presentations. We welcome high quality papers that describe original and unpublished research papers addressing the real issues, challenges and needs in building smart cities for now and future on the following technical areas of (but not limited to) smart cities and communities.

Smart mobility
Smart Home and Community
E-health Systems
Social Simulation and societal issues
Environment and Urban Monitoring
Green Network and Energy Efficiency
Smart Electronic Systems for Security
Civic engagement (government, health-care, sports, etc.)
Big Data for Urban Informatics
QoS and QoE of Smart City Systems, Applications and Services
Smart Sensor Technology and Measurement Systems
Entrepreneurship and new business models
Smart University and Smart Education
Application Scenarios and Real-world Deployments for Smart Cities
Smart City Governance
Energy sustainability
Internet of Things (IoT) and platforms for Smart Cities
Cloud Computing and Network Infrastructure for Smart Cities
Social Computing and Networks for Smart Cities
Embedded Computing and Networks for Smart Cities
Renewable energy sources

Call for paper


The ICSCC'18 – 1st International Conference on Smart Cities and Communities aims on bringing together researchers from various disciplines in order to discuss and contribute to shape a new scientific and cultural paradigm for African cities and communities.

Major topics of the conference are :

  • Smart Cities and Smart Communities
  • IoT and sustainability
  • Cloud Computing and big Data for Urban informatics
  • Application Scenarios and Real-world Deployments for Smart Cities in Africa IoT
  • Applications for Smart Rural Communities

We are pleased to invite you to submit your papers to ICSCC’18. All submissions will be reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, importance and clarity.


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Important dates

  • Conference Dates

    24 Jul.



    26 Jul.


  • 31 Jan.


    Abstract submission deadline

  • 28 Feb.


    Draft paper submission deadline

  • 30 Apr.


    Draft paper acceptance notification

  • 31 May.


    Final paper deadline

Contact information

  • Ferdinand Guinko

Sponsored By

  • IEEE

Organized By

  • Universite Ouaga 1 Pr Joseph Ki-Zerbo