Readings on Smart Cities

IEEE XploreA selection of IEEE Xplore articles are available to members of the IEEE Smart Cities Technical Community on a complimentary basis.
Read more in our free monthly publication, Readings on Smart Cities.

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IEEE Smart Cities White Papers


IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) Proceedings

Access the IEEE ISC2 Proceedings in IEEE Xplore.

2016 IEEE ISC2, 12-15 September 2016, Trento, Italy

2015 IEEE ISC2, 25-28 October 2015, Guadalajara, Mexico

The Institute Special Report: Smart Cities

IEEE members are working to make cities smarter, more efficient, and maybe even happier. 

Read more in The Institute - June 2014 Special Issue on Smart Cities

Tech News: Smart Cities

The Institute - June 2014


IEEE Calls for Papers

IEEE Communications Magazine
Internet of Things and Information Processing in Smart Energy Applications - Submission deadline: 1 March 2017
Emerging Trends, Issues and Challenges in Big Data and Its Implementation towards Future Smart Cities - Submission deadline: 1 April 2017

IEEE Sensors Journal
Smart Sensors for Smart Grids and Smart Cities (PDF, 593 KB) - Submission deadline: 31 March 2017


News Articles

Security is a Major Challenge to Smart City Adoption
RCR Wireless News - December 2016

Along with interoperability, securing the internet of things is a major priority in a smart city. In a talk at IEEE GLOBECOM 2016, Petros Mouchtaris, president of Vencore Labs, outlined three areas of risk: interoperability; device cost and lifespan; and security.

Read more at RCR Wireless News


News from the World IoT Expo
IEEE Smart Cities - November 2016

The World IoT Expo was held in Wuxi, China from 30 October to 1 November 2016. Wuxi is known as the national demonstration zone for sensor network innovation. The theme of the expo was “Create IoT Era, Share Global Intelligence”. In this report, learn about the highlights of the various activities from the expo, including coverage on the Smart City of Wuxi.

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IEEE Standards Education eMagazine, November 2016

IEEE Standards Education eMagazine - November 2016

The November 2016 issue of the IEEE Standards Education eMagazine is now available! The theme of this issue is Smart City Standards. Articles in this issue include:

Access this issue at IEEE Standards University


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