Advances on Societal Digital Transformation


November 14, 2021 to November 18, 2021 - Athens, Greece



Sep 25, 2021


Oct 12, 2021


Oct 25, 2021

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DIGITAL 2021 - Advances on Societal Digital Transformation

November 14, 2021 - November 18, 2021

Onsite and Online Options: In order to accommodate a large number of situations, we are offering the option for either physical presence or virtual participation (pdf slides or pre-recorded videos).

ISBN: 978-1-61208-927-0

DIGITAL 2021 is colocated with the following events as part of TrendNews 2021 Congress:

  • CORETA 2021, Advances on Core Technologies and Applications
  • DIGITAL 2021, Advances on Societal Digital Transformation

DIGITAL 2021 Steering Committee

Adel Aneiba
Department of Networks and Cybersecurity (NCS)
School of Computing and Digital Technology
Birmingham City University

Fernando Joaquim Lopes Moreira
Universidade Portucalense

Yunpeng (Jack) Zhang
University of Houston

Wanwan Li
University of South Florida


Special tracks:

DigitalXR: XR-Driven Digital Transformation of Design, Training, and Education
Chair: Dr. Wanwan Li, Visiting Assistant Professor-University of South Florida-Tampa, US

DH4.0: Digital Health 4.0
Ina Schiering, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, Institute for Information Engineering, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
Sebastian Lawrenz, Clausthal University of Technology, Center for Digital Technologies, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany


DIGITAL 2021 conference tracks:

Digital Transformation Technologies
Digital paradigm fundamentals, Digital frameworks and platforms, Approaches and techniques for deep digitization (AI, Formalism, Social Patterns, ML, Deep learning, Big/Huge Data, Internet of Things,  etc.), System architectures, modeling and simulation, Integration aspects  (of Cloud, FOG, IoT, communication), Platforms interoperability, Dedicated programming languages, Dedicated software and specialized apps, Security and privacy assurance, Personal data protection, Impact of digitization (social, trust, addiction, control), Perception and adoption of digitization (youngsters, teenagers, elderly), Technical and societal cross-domain digitization, Short-, mid-, and long-terms impact forecast of digitization

Digital Communications
Internet backbone, Underwater, Terrestrial, Spatial, Cloud-based platforms, Mobile communication, User-devices

Digital Transportation
Real-time optimization, Electrical vehicles, Driver-less cars, Smart cities, Digital traffic control, International logistics, Transportation drones, Urban mobility, Digital supply chains, Railway digital technologies

Digital Healthcare
Homecare, Telemedicine, Medical devices, Healthcare and well-being, Patient-centric services, Digital healthcare solutions, Digital patient data, Empowering patients, AI-enabled healthcare solutions

Digital Smart Cities
Urban transportation and traffic management,  Structural health of buildings and city infrastructures,  Management and automation of smart buildings, Waste management, Pollution, air and water quality monitoring, Noise monitoring, Metering city energy consumption, Digital smart parking, Smart lighting, E-shopping, Citizen digital kiosks, Safety and emergency systems

Digital Buildings
Domotics, Sustainable energy, Digital appliances, Internet of Things (IoT) and Linked components, Architectural digital design, Building automation, Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), Digital workspaces

Digital Factory
Modeling of industrial processes, Industry 4.0, Industrial robots,  Industrial IoT (Internet of Things), Information sharing, Digitization of physical value chains, Controlling Data, Industrial Big data

Digital Agriculture
Digital farming control, IoT for irrigation, Drones for monitoring and operational activities, Sustainable agriculture, Precision agriculture, Robotics in farming, Satellite imagery, Digital animal health biometric sensors, Field ad soil monitoring

Digital Infrastructures
Airports, Hospitals, Shopping, Delivery monitoring (water, electricity and gas), Cloud services for on-demand capacity, Hyperscale data centers and storage centers, IoT-based urban systems, IP-connected devices

Digital Twins
Digital assets, Digital thread (product, production, performance), Predications and simulations with AI (Artificial intelligence), Machine learning, Software analytics, Cyber-physical systems

Digital Identity
Access management, Digital identity security, Digital identifiers, Digital risks, Identify theft, Protection of personal data,  Blockchain technology

Digital Culture
Digital schools/classes, Electronically broadcast culture, Digital content, Personalized technologies, Digital images, Digital relations, Remote communication, Immersive environments, Digital archeology, Digital artifacts, Digital art (3D printing sculptures, painting, composing)

Digital Politics
Digital Governments, Influencers via Social networks, Web advertising, Microtargeting, Online fundraising, Political actors and constituents via Social media, Citizen political participation, Citizen-driven economics, Information warfare

Digital Misinformation and Fake News
Fake news epidemic, Disinformation patterns, Dark sides of Artificial Intelligence, Tampering multimedia content, Fake news software (aging/de-aging, faking voice, image), Cyber-crime, Trust factors, Credibility metrics, Awareness, Legal aspects



Sep 25, 2021


Oct 12, 2021


Oct 25, 2021

Camera ready

Nov 01, 2021

Deadlines differ for special tracks. Please consult the conference home page for special tracks Call for Papers (if any).

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