Smart X 2017 - Workshops


Call for Papers

The 1st Smart X Workshop on Smart Land and Resources

A workshop of Smart X 2017 (The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart X)

Guangzhou, China, July 21-23, 2017

The workshop aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners working on Smart Land and Resources to discuss what are emerging research issues and how to explore the Intelligence of Land and Resources. The goal is to increase the visibility of land and resources studies in China and to develop a stronger research network for top level Chinese scholars. We welcome submissions on any research issues on land and resources in China including on the following topics:

  • Smart spatial analysis and spatial statistics
  • Smart land and resources development
  • Smart urbanization and urban development
  • Application of geoinformation in smart urban planning, smart city approaches and related fields
  • Smart technologies for land and resources management
  • Sprawl and environmental issues in smart city
  • Environmental and sustainable development in smart city
  • Papers enriching understanding of land and resources in China

For those who are interested in presenting a paper in the workshop, please submit a draft of a paper or an abstract (paper draft preferred), in English, to by 31 March 2017. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by 20 April 2017 and a complete paper is expected by 15 May 2017.

The workshop will bring together about 40 participants from China and abroad. Each presentation will be about 30 minutes in length with time for questions and discussions to provide constructive feedback for presenters. There will also be opportunities for authors, editors and scholars to interact, network and explore the possibility of developing joint research.

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. Distinguished papers selected from the workshop, after further extensions, will be recommended for submission and publication in the Special Issue: "Big Data and Smart Cities" of Big Data Research, Elsevier.

There is no registration fee for attending the conference, while the participants need to pay their own cost of accommodation and transportation. If you need further information about the workshop, please do not hesitate to contact Yilun Liu (

Workshop Organiser

Guangxing Wang, Professor of Remote Sensing and GIS Graduation Program Director Department of Geography and Environmental Resources College of Liberal Arts Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC)
Faner Hall 4442, MC 4514 1000 Faner Dr, Carbondale IL 62901
Tel: 1-618-453-6017 E-mail:

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