ICT for Smart Cities & Societies
What’s Going on and What’s Next

Parma – Friday, December 2, 2022
8:30 AM ‑ 5.30 PM (GMT+1)

Centro S. Elisabetta, Campus “Parco Area delle Scienze”, University of Parma
Live streaming at https://youtu.be/ndbFxHE9MG4 starting from 9.00 AM (GMT+1)
(No registration required for virtual attendance)

The Smart City 4.0 Sustainable Lab – University of Parma, with technical sponsorship from the IEEE Smart Cities Program (smartcities.ieee.org) and support of the Emilia Romagna region, is organizing a one-day workshop on Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) and Smart Cities (SCTs): “ICT for Smart Cities & Societies: What’s Going on and What’s Next.”

Participation is free, but attendance is limited by the conference room occupancy at about 80, so pre-registration is mandatory: please register by Nov. 20, 2022.

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Workshop Program

08:30-09:00 – Welcome, registration and opening remarks

09:00-10:30 – Morning session 1

09:00-09:30 – “Smart City Parma: results from an IoT-oriented PoC”, L. Belli, L. Davoli, G. Ferrari (Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma), F. di Nocera, P. Adorni, A. Dall’Olio (BT Enìa Telecomunicazioni Spa), A. Cantelli (Comune di Parma)
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09:30-10:00 – “Emerging Information and Communications Technologies: City Logistics as Pillar of Smart City”, A. Comi (University of Rome Tor Vergata), F. Russo (Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria)
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10:00-10:30 – “Smart city at European level: advancements of the process”, F. Russo, C. Rindone (Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria)
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10:30-11:00 – Coffee break

11:00-12:00 – Morning session 2

11:00-11:30 – “Monitoring of people mobility by looking at our devices’ WiFi probe frames”, L. Atzori (University of Cagliari)
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11:30-12:00 – “Enhancing Integration and Interoperability of Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility”, M. P. Fanti (Dipartimento di Ingegneria elettrica e dell’informazione, Politecnico di Bari)
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12:00-12:30 – Open discussion with the morning speakers

14:00-15:30 – Afternoon session 1

14:00-14:30 – “On engaging communities in smart cities and societies: crowdsourcing, crowdsensing, and civil intelligence for intelligent, sustainable, and accessible urban mobility”, C. Prandi (Smart City Lab, Università di Bologna)
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14:30-15:00 – “The Sustainable Smart Lighting “SSL2” concept for Smart Cities”, G. Zissis (University of Toulouse 3, LAPLACE laboratory)
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15:00-15:30 – “Software Defined Systems: Integrating the Cyber World with the Internet of Things by Leveraging on Network Intelligence”, A. Puliafito (Lab “Smart Cities & Communities” of the Italian Interuniversity Consortium on Informatics - CINI)
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15:30-16:00 – Coffee break

16:00-17:30 – Afternoon session 2

16:00-16:30 – “E-grocery and ICT: the connection and its influence in making the Sicilian cities smart”, T. Campisi, A. Russo, G. Tesoriere (Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, University of Enna Kore), K. M. Nahiduzzaman (University of British Columbia, Okanagan)
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16:30-17:00 – “Ubiquitous technology for health”, G. Matrella, N. Mora, F. Cocconcelli, P. Ciampolini (Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma)
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17:00-17:30 – Open discussion with the afternoon speakers

17:30 – Workshop closing

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The conference will take place in Parma in the S. Elisabetta conference center 4 at University Campus “Parco Area delle Scienze”.

The campus can be reached by car (from Tangenziale take exit n. 15 – Langhirano/Campus) and by bus n. 7 and n. 21 (the closest bus stop is the third inside the Campus, in front of the Engineering building 6). Some fast rides (Campus Express) are available from the railway station.

Timetable – Line 7 [PDF Table]

Timetable – Line 21 [PDF Table]

Timetable – Line Campus Express [PDF Table]

More information on tep.pr.it

Hotels in the center of Parma include:

The University of Parma Campus can be reached from the city center by southbound buses 7 and 21, which stop at the central railway station (1 in the map), along Viale Toschi 2, along Viale Mariotti 3 and along Viale Toscanini (4, only bus 21).


Technical sponsors:

IEEE Smart Cities LogoIEEE Smart Lighting Logo

Roberto Menozzi, Workshop Chair
Department of Engineering and Architecture
University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 181A, 43124 Parma, Italy
roberto.menozzi@unipr.it, roberto.menozzi@ieee.org