The 2023 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2023) is sponsored by IEEE Smart Cities Initiative and University POLITEHNICA of BucharestRomania. It will be held at University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania on 24 – 27 September, 2023. The theme of the conference is “Smart Cities: a Holistic Approach“.

The 9th IEEE  International Smart Cities Conference will feature keynotes, plenary sessions, panels, industry exhibits, paper and poster presentations, and also tutorials by worldwide experts on smart cities. Researchers, practitioners and students worldwide are invited to submit papers for consideration to be presented at the conference and to discuss the latest trends and emerging and innovative approaches for smart cities.

The IEEE International Smart Cities Conference is the flagship IEEE Smart Cities event and has established a strong reputation of the last years. The event will allow practitioners, city policymakers&administrators, infrastructure operators, industry representatives and researchers to have a holistic approach for realizing smart cities requiring a sustainable development, smart infrastructures and social inclusions, elaboration of new regulations and analyzing the possibilities for implementing solutions developed at international scale, as well as establishing new relevant priorities for Smart Cities.

With more than 200 years of existence, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest (UPB) represents one of the fundamental and prestigious institutions of Romanian higher education, being the main source for the technical specialists of Romania. University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest is the largest and the oldest technical university, among the most prestigious universities in Europe. The heritage left by our predecessors determine the present UPB academic community to get involved in many scientific research programs and projects that confer it not only appreciation and professional reputation, but also the quality of its teaching steps.