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From: Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed <ishtia...@csebuet.org>
Date: Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 7:35 PM
Subject: ICT4S'18 Call for Participation
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Call for participation

ICT4S 2018: The Fifth International Conference on Information and
Communication Technologies for Sustainability

Hart House, University of Toronto, May 13-19, 2018

Detailed program available here:

Early bird registration deadline: April 20, 2018
To register: http://2018.ict4s.org/registration/

Highlights of the conference include:

Keynote Talks:
        • William Rees, the originator of the concept of the ecological
        • Lisa Nathan, an expert in first nations, social justice and
environmental resilience;
        • John Robinson, expert in regenerative buildings and university
campuses as living laboratories for sustainability.

Invited Talks from industry, government and academia:
        • Rohit Aggarwala, Head of Urban Systems at Sidewalk Labs
        • Alex Miller, President and Founder of Esri Canada
        • Elyse Parker, Director of the Public Realm Section,
Transportation Services at the City of Toronto
        • David Hulchanski, professor of housing and community development
at the University of Toronto
        • Lauren Baker, Food Systems Consultant with the Global Alliance
for the Future of Food
        • Tim Frick, CEO of Mightybytes, and author of “Designing for
Sustainability: A Guide to Building Greener Digital Products and Services”
        • Sanjay Khanna, Resident Futurist at Massey College, University of
        • Yasmin Glanville, founder and chief strategist for CTR Inc, and a
director and founder of Re-think Sustainability Initiatives

Research results from the international ICT4S research community:
        • 27 research papers presented in an innovative ConverStations
format featuring round table discussion with the authors
        • Full list of accepted papers: http://2018.ict4s.org/
        • 24 research posters featuring new research and late breaking
        • Full list of accepted posters: http://2018.ict4s.

An ICT4S technology showcase featuring exhibits by:
        • Autodesk
        • Community Resilience to Extreme Weather (CREW Toronto)
        • Ecobee
        •The Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI)
        • Esri Canada
        • Imagine My City
        • Ontario Centres of Excellent TargetGHG program
        • Screaming Power
        • STEAMLabs
        • TOMesh
        • TransPod Hyperloop

The Fourth International Workshop on Computing with Limits (ACM Limits, see

The ICT4S Green Hackathon (see http://2018.ict4s.org/hackathon/)

ICT4S Workshops on:
        • Live Sketching;
        • Sustainability Education;
        • Sidewalk Labs' vision for developing a smart sustainable city;
        • International guidebooks for ICT4S in industry and government;

Social Events including dinner at the Second City Theatre and a comedy
improv show!

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
The University of Toronto.
web: http://www.ishtiaque.net/

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