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The conference Smart Energy Systems in Cities and Regions is part of the bi-annual eseia conference series, convening top innovators from academia, business, and public sector to discuss the transition of the European energy and resource system. The 2018 conference will be hosted by Dublin Institute of Technology. This year’s conference is dedicated to Smart Energy Systems and will focus on four topical tracks.


The Review Process - Key Dates : EXTENDED

Papers are welcomed in which one or more of the aspects mentioned in the 4 tracks below will be addressed. Decision about acceptance of contributions will be made based on a roughly 500 word abstract. Accepted authors are requested to provide an extended abstract. The International Conference committee will invite outstanding contributions to be upgraded to full papers and will be invited to be published in a special issue of the Springer Open access Journal Energy, Sustainability and Society.

There will be 2 best paper awards based on the originality and presentation of the work.

  • deadline : extended to 10th. February, 2018

500 word abstract (indicate the relevant track)                             

  • new date 16th. February, 2018

Notification of successful abstracts     

  • new date 15th. March, 2018

Final full submission - eseia18 template full paper

Queries & Submissions :


Papers are invited in the following 4 areas 

Track 1 Smart Energy Systems ​in Cities & Regions​

  • Distributed generation & power distribution issues, demand side management.
  • Planning-operation-control & reliability of grid. 
  • Real time monitoring & protection.
  • Energy market & policy.
  • Renewable sources-grid integration challenges.
  • Power quality, energy storage systems, micro & nano grid.
  • Smart Energy engineering education & industry-institute collaboration, and topics pertaining to Smart Energy Systems.
  • Control of Smart Energy Systems and  Smart Cities


Track 2 Sustainable & Smart Mobility

  • New technolog​ies​ to enhance smart mobility (vehicle, infrastructure, logistics).
  • ​Energy generation, storage, and supply for mobility​.
  • Citizen's network and best practices, industry-institute collaboration.
  • Social scientist's view of smart mobility and associated topics in policy.
  • ​Developing & implementing multi​-modal transport networks for people and goods​.


Track 3 Urban Regeneration   Sustainability in Cities & Regions​

  • Upgrading housing, public and private buildings, infrastructure, and services.
  • Rehabilitation of land areas for high density urban use.
  • Economic and regional development, industry-institute collaboration.
  • Policy for urban regeneration and topics associated with urban regeneration.


Track 4 Bioresourcing Cities & Regions

  • Bioresources availability and production
  • Biofuels, bioproducts and biomaterials from biorefineries;
  • Bioresource value chain management, economic evaluations, sustainability, LCA, social aspects
  • Market uptake of bioresource-based products, bioeconomy policies