Guest Editors:
Kevin C. Desouza
Foundation Professor, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University
Naim Kapucu
Professor, School of Public Administration, University of Central Florida
Jiannan Wu (corresponding editor)
Distinguished Professor, China Institute for Urban Governance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

This special issue will take a multi-disciplinary view to the concept of smart cities. potential topics include but not limited to:

•Planning and governance of emerging technologies
•Intelligent approaches to disaster management and emergency planning for increased resilience
•Collaborative governance approaches across jurisdictions and sectors
•Analytics and performance management in the context of public agencies
•Innovations in delivery of public services
•Public private partnerships
•Smart infrastructure, buildings, waste management
•Planning of smarter urban transportation networks, including sharing economy models and retrofitting and upgrading infrastructure
•Open data, crowdsourcing, and big data analytics for real-time situational awareness and intelligent decision-making

Key dates:
Call for abstract deadline: September 10, 2017
Notification for abstract acceptance: September 25, 2017
Full paper discussion: October 29-30, 2017 during 2017 Global Cities Forum (it is not required though we encourage?
Full paper submitted to JUA: December, 1, 2017 (to manuscript central)

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