Call for Papers 2020

Digital technology emerged as a most valuable asset for cities to become SMART. In a sense of they can manage efficiently and creatively their resources, improve the quality of life, promote effective citizenship, and address development, sustainability and inclusion challenges. Going smart, however, affects governance models and practices in more than one dimension. On the one hand, many of the challenges faced by smart cities surpass the capabilities and reaches of their traditional institutions and classical management principles. They entail the need for harnessing the power of social and technological innovation to transform the city’s governance processes, models, instances and practices. In this volume, JPAS invites all researchers across the world to share their knowledge and experience regarding challenges of SMART Governance in the digital age.