2014-12-22

ICT4S & EnviroInfo 2015

The 3rd International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S 2015) and the 29th International Conference on Informatics for Environmental Protection (EnviroInfo 2015) will be held in collocation, September 7 - 9, 2015 at the University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark.

ICT4S' conference topic "Assessing and reducing the direct environmental impact of ICT" explicitly includes Green IT, Green Software Engineering, LCA of ICT, Sustainability in Design of ICT.

http://enviroinfo2015.org/

Conference Topics of ICT4S 2015

  • ICT in a transforming society
  • Smart technologies and the environment
  • Social networks, collective intelligence and the environment
  • ICT applications for decision support in organisations
  • Assessing and reducing the direct environmental impact of ICT
    (Green IT, Green Software Engineering, LCA of ICT, Sustainability in Design of ICT, eWaste and closed material cycles, Green chemistry and reduction of hazardous substances in ICT, policies and business models to support impact reduction)
  • Sustainability assessment of ICT-based solutions:
    (Methods and models integrating both positive and negative environmental impacts of ICT applications, micro- and macro-level assessments of ICT impacts and their combination, empirical analysis of indirect, rebound and other systemic effects of ICT solutions)

Conference Topics of EnviroInfo 2015

  • New opportunities and old gaps in developing a fit for purpose knowledge base for environmental decision making;
  • Examples of developing and implementing environmental information systems addressing data management and presentation within and across environmental areas and linking with other sectors;
  • Highly integrated cross border and cross topic information systems and knowledge portals;
  • Solutions and experiences in environmental data exchange and integration - based on reporting obligations, voluntary agreements or general data sharing agreements;
  • Emerging challenges from the eGovernance discussion on open data, related to the technological developments around linked data and to new trends in science and praxis around big data;
  • The evolution of participation and communication on environmental topics through citizen science, crowd sourcing and social media;
  • Environmental applications of cloud based, near real time and mobile technologies;
  • Environmental Management Information Systems (EMIS) and decision support systems for sustainable production, material flow management, energy and resource efficiency;
  • Languages and tools for environmental modelling and simulation, including material flow management, life cycle assessment and similar approaches to energy and resource efficiency;
  • Environmental applications of monitoring system, sensor-based and geospatial (GIS) technologies; and
  • Environmental accounting and sustainability reporting

Important Dates

  • 15 March 2015: paper,  poster, and workshop proposal submission deadline

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