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Welcome to the International Conference on Smart Data, Smart Cities and Smart Governance!!

On behalf of the Center for Applied Geomatics, CEPT Research and Development Foundation and the Local Organising Committee, we are pleased to invite you to the World Heritage City of Ahmedabad, India and participate in the Conference  to be organised during 3 - 5 October, 2019 at CEPT University.

This conference is an attempt to bring together the representatives from corporate sector, government sectors, academic and research organisations on one platform to exchange the ideas, innovations and experience on Smart Data, Smart Cities with a special emphasis on Geospatial Technology based solutions for Smart Governance.

A traditional dance festival, ‘Navratri’ coincides with the Conference, thus assuring the participants with colorful vibrant late evenings to enjoy.

We request your active participation in domain specific knowledge-sharing and looking forward to meet you in Ahmedabad.

Once again, welcome you to the World Heritage City of Ahmedabad.

By 2050, 68% of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas (source: UN-DESA, 2018). The cities are witnessing rapid growth. Hence, the challenges for the urban government are also increasing.  The challenge is to supply the basic facilities, services and resources; clean water, sufficient energy, safe food, hygienic environment keeping economic, social and environmental sustainability. The smart cities must promise efficient provisions for infrastructure services and facilities and safety and security of the citizens.  Hence, being Smart is a need of time!

Smart Data is the driving factor to Smart Cities. Smart data is digital information platform for data consolidation and analytics which includes use of Internet of Things, Machine Learning and Data Science, succors the environment and  resources, thereby increasing the quality of life. The robust Smart Data ecosystem, if implemented, can be a game changer for making the Governance Smart.

Smart Governance advances with the adaptation of new technologies. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, internet of things, big data analytics and blockchain are the recent advancements that provide better security and wrap various sectors together. It allows city management to be efficient and Simple, Moralistic Accountable, Responsive and Transparent.

  • Providing a Forum for exchanging ideas and discussion on strategies for Smart Governance.
  • Exploring Smart Solutions for adaptation of Geospatial Technology.
  • Providing the opportunity to present relevant research output.
  • Advocacy Strategy related to the Conference Theme.
  • Frame the Strategies to bridge the gap between Smart Data, Cities and Governance.


Important Dates


Last date of Abstract submission 


Notification of Acceptance of Abstract


Submission of Full Papers 


Conference Dates



Dr. Anjana Vyas

Executive Director,

Center for Applied Geomatics,

CRDF, CEPT University,

Ahmedabad – 380009, India

E-mail: isprs2019@gmail.com

Ms. Darshana Rawal

Center for Applied Geomatics

CEPT University, Navrangpura

Ahmedabad – 380009, India

E-mail: isprs2019@gmail.com