Vol. 11 (2023): Sustainability and Innovation

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Proceedings of the 11th Smart Cities International Conference (SCIC) - December 2023
Pro Universitaria Publishing House - ISBN 978-606-26-1935-0

The 11th edition of the Smart Cities International Conference (SCIC), held in December 2023, focused on "Sustainability and Innovation," bringing together experts from prestigious institutions worldwide to discuss pivotal aspects of smart city development. Organized by the Smart-EDU Hub within the Faculty of Public Administration at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania, the conference featured meticulously curated presentations and papers reflecting the latest advancements and research in smart cities. Key topics included the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence in public administration, the adoption and usage factors of wearable technology, and strategies to enhance public trust in political leaders through smart democracy initiatives. Discussions also covered the implications of the circular economy for cultural heritage protection, the importance of robust cybersecurity measures in transitioning to cloud or hybrid cloud environments, and the challenges in designing data structures for smart cities. The concept of digital sovereignty in hyperconnected smart cities and innovative solutions for smart public transit systems were also highlighted. These contributions underscore the critical role of innovation and sustainability in shaping the future of smart cities globally, fostering collaborative learning and the exchange of pioneering ideas.

Published: 2024-06-21