NEO Cities workshop intends to collect many different efforts made for developing a new understanding of their cities and systems, and how these interact more widely with regions, economies, communities, businesses and individuals. How cities can be used as living labs for real time feedback and data gathering, to see how the city responds to new systems, identify optimal solutions and uncover future possibilities


Authors are invited to submit papers topics relating to optimisation and data analytics methods or applications in city design, management and planning, including but not limited to

  • Data and social mining Cities as a living lab

  • Data mining techniques for environmental monitoring Big data for smart cities

  • Optimisation of resilient energy systems

  • Optimisation of networks and infrastructure: Intelligent solutions for smart buildings Predict the evolution of cities

  • Decision making for intelligent urban planning