Indo – Israel International Joint Conference on

Sustainable Cities

A joint conference in partnership between Tel Aviv University (TAU),
Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center (ARO),
PSG College of Technology (PSGCT) and Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT)

29-30 January 2020 | PSGCT and Kumaraguru Campus,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Introduction

Tel Aviv University, Israel (TAU), Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Israel (ARO), PSG College of Technology(PSGCT), India and Kumaraguru College of Technology(KCT), India have come together to hold a two day Bi-National Conference on Sustainable Cities.The conference will host scholars/experts from India and Israel who have done significant research on sustainable cities.

Disruptive technologies such as IOT, Big Data, Blockchain, AI, VR/ AR are changing our lives in inordinate ways. These technologies will transform the way we consume, travel, exercise, relax, feed, house and clothe ourselves. This two day Bi-National Conference will explore how disruptive technologies will impact the infrastructure, commutation of resources and services, economic transactions and overall functioning of the cities.

Objectives

The objectives of holding this international conference are the following:

  • To promote India- Israel research partnership between academic institutions in the area of Sustainable Cities
  • To bring in the best of Israel’s Sustainable Cities technologies to India and identify research opportunities that localizes the research and makes it relevant for Indian stakeholders.
  • To allow government officials from various cities selected under the Smart Cities initiative in India to utilize the expertise of globally available technologies.
  • To promote connections between Israeli and Indian industry in the area of Sustainable Cities and other technologies.

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Tracks

Track 1 Smart City Applications
Track 2 Smart Transportation
Track 3 Remote Sensing
Track 4 Big data & machine learning
Track 5 Sensors & Controls
Track 6 Energy
Track 7 Urban Agriculture
Track 8 City modeling
Track 9 Smart Cities
Track 10 Water recycling and Water quality in cities
Track 11 Human Comfort and sensors
Track 12 Urban (micro) Climate
Track 13 Food losses & effective use of food waste in cities
Track 14 Waste management technologies
Track 15 Satellite application for agriculture & environment
Track 16 Robotics & Automation

Important dates

Date Activity
oct 15, 2019 Deadline for abstract submission
Oct 31, 2019 Deadline for full paper submission
Nov 30, 2019 Full Paper acceptance notification
Dec 5, 2019 Early bird registration deadline
Dec 31, 2019 Camera ready paper
Jan 29 and 30, 2020 Conference

Guidelines to authors on publications

Please prepare the manuscript in accordance with the IEEE Template and submit papers through Easy Chair link:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iicsc2019

Peer reviewed, Accepted papers can also be presented through Skype.

Accepted papers will be submitted for possible inclusion into

  1. IEEE Xplore
  2. As conference proceedings published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publisher, USA (with ISBN)
  3. As book chapter published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publisher, USA (with ISBN)

Registration details

Domestic Delegates

Delegates from Industry
Conference only Rs 4,000
Pre-conference Workshop only Rs 3,000
Pre-conference workshop & Conference package Rs 6,000

Delegates from Academia
Conference only Rs 3,000
Pre-conference Workshop only Rs 2,000
Pre-conference workshop & Conference package Rs 4,000
Research Scholars/PG Students Conference only Rs 2,000
Pre-conference Workshop only Rs 1,000
Pre-conference workshop & Conference package Rs 2,5000

International Delegates

From Academia
Conference only $150
Pre-conference Workshop only $60
Pre-conference workshop & Conference package $180

Research Scholars/PG Students
Conference only $70
Pre-conference Workshop only $40
Pre-conference workshop & Conference package $90

Steering Committee

Prof.Yosi Shacham

The Bernard L. Schwartz Chair for Nano Scale Information Technologies, TAU

Prof.Eyal Ben Dor

Head, Remote Sensing Laboratory, TAU

Prof.Abdussalam Azem

Dean, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences

Prof.Nir Ohad

Head, Manna Center Program for Food Safety and Security, TAU

Prof.Tovi Fenster

Professor, Department of Geography and Human Environment, TAU

Prof.Itamar Glazer

Deputy Director for Research and Development, ARO

Convenors

Prof.Eyal Ben-Dor

Professor, Dept of Geography and Human Environment, TAU

Chief Patrons

Shri L Gopalakrishan

Managing Trustee, PSG Institutions

Dr.B. K.Krishnaraj Vanavarayar

Chairman, KCT

Shri M.Balasubramaniam

Correspondent, KCT

Shri Shankar Vanavarayar

Joint Correspondent, KCT

Patrons

Dr.Raju.V

President, KCT

Dr.R.Rudramoorthy

Principal, PSGCT

Dr.J.Senthil

Principal, KCT

Dr.P.Radakrishnan

Director, PSG Institute of Advanced Studies

Steering Committee

Dr.S.Subha Rani

Professor & Head, Dept. of ECE, PSGCT

Dr.M.Ananthasubramanian

Professor & Head, Dept. of Biotechnology, PSGCT

Dr.J.Arunshankar

Professor & Head, Dept. of ICE, PSGCT

Dr.J.Kanakaraj

Professor & Head, I/C Dept. of EEE, PSGCT

Dr.Manivel R

Head, R&D and Professor, Mechanical Engineering, KCT

Dr.Saraswathi N

Professor & Head, Bio-Technology, KCT

Dr.Ram Sundaram N

Associate Professor & Head, Civil Engineering, KCT

Dr.Cynthia J

Professor & Head, Computer Science and Engineering, KCT

Dr.Thirumoorthi P

Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, KCT

Prof.Umesh M.V

Associate Professor, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, KCT

Advisory Committee Members

Dr. P A Manoharan

Chairman, IEEE Madras Section

Dr.Mukul Chandorka

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT, Mumbai

Dr.S.Ashok

Professor Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT, Calicut.

Dr.Gautam Poddar

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT, Kharagpur

Dr.K Chandrasekaran

Professor and Dean, Dean - R &Consultancy, Professor, CSE, NIT, Surathkal

Dr.Masilamani V

Professor, IIITDM, Kanchepuram

Dr.Vineeth N Balasubramanian

Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad

Convenors

Dr.L.Ashok Kumar

Professor & Associate Head, Dept. of EEE, PSGCT

Mr.Ravi Kandasamy

Head, PMO, KCT

Tel Aviv University (TAU)

Tel Aviv University (TAU) - Israel’s largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning - is home to over 30,000 students studying in nine faculties and over 125 schools and departments across the spectrum of sciences, humanities and the arts.

www.english.tau.ac.il

PSG College of Technology (PSG)

PSG College of Technology, an ISO 9001:2000 certified institution is one of the foremost institutions founded by the PSG & Sons’ Charities Trust (1926). The College was established in the year 1951 and the Founders wisely decided to locate it in the same campus as the PSG Industrial Institute for effective industry-institute interaction.

www.psgtech.edu

The Agricultural Research Institute (ARO)

Israel’s Gene Bank for Agricultural Crops is also located on the ARO Volcani Center campus., responsible for Plant Sciences, Animal Science, Plant Protection, Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, and Postharvest and Food Sciences. ARO also operates four research stations, in various parts of the country, and serves as a testing center for agricultural produce and equipment.

www.agri.gov.il

Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT)

Situated in the city of Coimbatore, a part of Nilgiri biosphere, KCT, with 35 years of illustrious service continues to be the destination institution for students who seek challenging academic programmes and co-curricular experiences, engaged faculty, and a vibrant campus culture that will sustain them by the love of learning and a commitment to responsible stewardship.

www.kct.ac.in