EnviroInfo 2020 – Environmental Informatics – Sustainability aware digital twins for urban smart environments

23th – 25th September 2020 at Nicosia, Cyprus

The EnviroInfo 2020 is the 34th edition of the long standing and established international and interdisciplinary conference series on leading environmental information and communication technologies. The conference is open for contributions covering innovative topics at the interface between informatics and environmental research.

The conference will be organized in thematic tracks and workshops. The event is taking place at the historic centre of Nicosia, under the support of the Municipality of Nicosia and its mayor, Mr. Konstantinos Yiorkadjis. We expect at least 3 keynotes by high-ranking speakers from industry, the public sector and academia.

The conference is organised by the Research Centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies (RISE). RISE constitutes a centre of excellence and a joint venture between the three public universities of Cyprus (University of Cyprus, Cyprus University of Technology and Open University of Cyprus), the Municipality of Nicosia, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics (Germany) and University College London (UK).

The main theme of EnviroInfo 2020 will be the emerging research concept of digital twins, of natural or urban environments and processes, towards sustainability and advanced intelligence. Sustainable digital twins of smart environments is the flagship project of RISE.

In the name of the program committee, we invite contributions in the form of

  • Short papers / Short contributions
  • Full papers
  • Posters
  • Work in Progress

For more information please read the full Call for Papers.

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One of the workshops offered at the conferece will be on the development and integration of renewable energy. This workshop will address the current status and future path of renewables both as utility scale power plants and as residential/teriary building sector integrated systems.

More information on the content of the workshop can be found here.

Call for papers:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Solar Photovoltaic System Development
  • Wind Power Systems Development
  • Renewable Energy System Performance Simulation
  • Grid Integration
  • Energy Storage
  • Sustainable Policy & Regulation
  • Domestic Prosumer Roles & Opportunities
  • Power Sector Decarbonisation
  • Community RES Schemes

Papers addressing these topics are invited for submission, providing an opportunity for presentation and discussion of results in the workshop. Experience of future-system-concious deployment, operation and maintenance is welcomed. At the end of the workshop there will be a session dedicated to identifying opportunities for strategic collaboration.

Organizers:

Dr. Ian Cole
University of Cyprus & RISE

Dr. Alexandros Charalambides
Cyprus University of Technology

Contact emails for questions/clarifications: [email protected],[email protected]