CALL FOR PAPERS - English version (Download the .pdf file)

The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, the Faculty of Public Administration and the „Development and Urban Planning” research working group organize the 6th edition of the „Smart Cities” Conference, which will be held on December 6-7, 2018, in Bucharest, Romania. The participation to the conference is open to academics, policy makers, practitioners, researchers and students from all areas of administrative sciences – and not only. We also encourage the participation of specialists from the Romanian public administration.

TOPICS ADDRESSED

Papers submitted to publication will primarily focus on the following aspects, but will not be limited only to these ones: e-government, e-democracy, social innovation, urban planning and development, legal sciences, political sciences, public management, urban sociology. The list may also include studies on European integration, economics, environment, health, communication, architecture, cybernetics and many other domains.

DISCUSSION PANELS

Abstracts and articles will be written in Romanian or English language. Informations regarding the registration process are available here.

The manuscript will be written in Romanian or English language and will follow the format available on the following Web address: http://administratiepublica.eu/smartcitiesconference/2018/instructiuni.htm.

BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARDS

The Best Student Paper is presented to the author of the best paper written by a PhD candidate or group of PhD candidates.

PUBLICATION

The articles will be scientifically evaluated and the ones accepted for publication will be included in the conference proceedings, which will be edited and printed by the Universul Academic Publishing House along with Universitară Publishing House – a publisher accredited by the National Council of Scientific Research in Higher Education and by the National Council for Attesting Titles, Diplomas and University Certificates. We encourage not only academia to publish papers, but also public administration’s practitioners. The conference’s scientific committee will select the papers that are to be presented in the conference’s plenary sessions and the authors will be notified by e-mail.

Selected papers will be published in

There is no participation or publication fee.

VENUE

The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA),
30A Blvd. Expoziției, Bucharest, Romania.

IMPORTANT DATES

04-11-2018          –             deadline for abstracts;
25-11-2018          –             participation confirmation;
02-12-2018          –             deadline for papers;
03-12-2018          –             communication of the conference’s final program;
6,7-12-2018         –             plenary sessions of the conference.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE & REVIEWERS TEAM

CONTACT DETAILS

E-mail address: vrabie.catalin@gmail.com
Telephone no.: +40 723 689 314 – Cătălin Vrabie
Web address: http://administratiepublica.eu/smartcitiesconference/2018/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/smartcitiesconference/