Topics

Papers related to ICT for sustainability in a broad sense and especially papers developing the recommendations from ICT4S 2013 are welcome. The recommendations are divided into the groups Sustainability by ICT, Sustainability in ICT and Overarching aprects.

Topics Include (but are not limited to) the following examples that all ought to discuss sustainability implications:

– smart cities
– intelligent energy management in buildings
– smart homes and offices
– smart grids
– intelligent transportation and travel information
– green monitoring and adaptation of software-intensive systems and services
– ICT-induced societal change
– ICT-practices and lifestyles
– ICT and design

– energy efficient software
– software for environmental sustainable ICT
– software for sustainable business governance
– improved service lives of hardware products
– material resources used in production
– reduced hardware obsolescence
– e-waste and closed material cycles

– incentives for more sustainable ICT
– tools supporting green decision making and development
– challenges for an environmentally sustainable ICT industry
– education in ICT for sustainability
– systematic interdisciplinary efforts in ICT for Sustainability