The conference examines the formation and presentation of knowledge on technologies and the environment, as well as ethical considerations and potential risks, developing solutions, expertise and discussions with respect to one of the future development concepts – cognitive city.

The stated objective point to the necessity of a multidisciplinary approach to this matter, identification and establishment of relationships between issues of technological development, environmental protection and social change. Consequently the conference program and research are based on the knowledge of several academic disciplines: engineering and technical sciences, cognitive sciences, humanities and social sciences.

The main tasks of the conference are defined in order to discuss the issues related to

  • the future of society and places,
  • creation of cognitive city, its facilities and infrastructure in line with needs of inhabitants,
  • development of institutions and regulations with an aim of creating safe, sustainable, efficient, imageable and liveable environment, and
  • creation of favourable conditions for the advancement of innovation and business to achieve a good quality of life.

Having in mind the conference goals and objectives, we wish to research and understand from the critical aspect the importance and role of technology in design and creation of cognitive city through:

  • Technological perspective
  • Built environment perspective
  • Government perspective
  • Social perspective
  • Economic perspective
  • Security perspective, etc.


  • Urban design
  • Urban planning
  • Industrial and architectural design
  • Architectural and building technologies
  • ICT
  • Cognitive studies
  • Urban sociology
  • History and philosophy of technology and places
  • Urban sociology
  • Innovation studies
  • Geodetic studies and contemporary cartography
  • Traffic and transportation studies
  • Safety and security studies


Conference program will include topic of interest that include, but are not limited to:

  • Sustainable communities and participation
  • Image, identity and quality of place
  • Social networks and micro blogs
  • Big data and innovative applications for smart(er) cities
  • Digital urban renewal and design
  • Resilience of places
  • Geodesy and modern cartography
  • Architectural technologies
  • Building structures
  • Adaptive reuse
  • Environmentally friendly modes of transport and traffic ICT Solutions
  • Urbanization of rural areas
  • High-tech and High-touch
  • Climate change

Special topics:

  • e-Health Systems
  • e-Government Systems
  • e-Mobility and Smart technologies
  • Safety and Security Systems


10. December 2015
Abstract submission deadline
15. December 2015
Abstract acceptance info
15. February 2016
Paper submission deadline
05. March 2016
Paper acceptance info
15. March 2016
Final paper submission deadline
01. April 2016
Presentations submission deadline
05. April 2016
Conference program announcement
14-15. April 2016
Conference days