Welcome to the International Symposium 2019

The 10th International Symposium "The emergence of the Smart City: stakes, challenges, practices and impacts for public governance" will be held in Belval Luxembourg from 5 to 6 March 2019, under the theme "Perspectives on the transformation of management and public organizations".

Smart City as main topic of the Symposium 2019

The topic of this edition will be The emergence of the Smart City: stakes, challenges, practices and impacts for public governance. The 2019 Symposium and ADIMAP will focus on the emergence of smart cities and the managerial, technological, organizational, socio-economic and geographical changes brought about by the complexity of the stakes and the challenges to be addressed concerning urban development in the future.

The tenth version of this event will be dedicated to the research and discussion of study results related to this topic. Visit the Call for papers sections for more information on the topics and read the message from the President and founder to discover more about the event.

Call for Papers

We invite you to the Symposium in Luxembourg to discuss management experiences and the conceptual scope of the research results. This is an understanding that will improve administrative and managerial practices and renew useful knowledge for public services and organizations. 

Extended deadline : You can now send your contribution until October 8, 2018 

View the Call For Papers section


For this event, we offer different levels of sponsoring different levels of sponsoring.

If you would like to become a sponsor, visit the Sponsors page or contact us.

At the heart of Innovation in Luxembourg

The work of the symposium will take place in Luxembourg at the Belval Innovation Campus, a symbolic site due to the changes it brought about in Luxembourg and the border region, which enabled the emergence of this research centre from a former industrial wasteland.

Two Luxembourgish scientific institutions will join forces for the event: the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).

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