WBCI 3rd Brazilian Workshop on Smart Cities


About the event

WBCI is an international workshop organized in Brazil that aims to attract original contributions with an interdisciplinary approach, both in the field of technology and in the humanities, focusing on the development and use of computer systems and their relationship with the macro topic of Smart Cities (and its various variants). The event is an opportunity to bring together researchers, students and professionals who work directly or indirectly on this topic of Smart Cities, as well as the unfolding of the use of technologies in the urban context, also for smart regions and territories.

Topics of interest

Topics of interest include, but are not restricted to:

  • Computational Intelligence and Citizens
  • Computational Intelligence for Logistics in Smart Cities
  • Computational Intelligence for Smart/Green Homes
  • Computational Intelligence for urban planning and engineering solutions
  • Cryptocities/Cryptocurrencies
  • Green computing, sustainability and energy efficiency.
  • Heuristic and exact solutions to problems in Smart Cities and decentralized environments
  • High Performance Computing for Smart Cities
  • Human Interactions and Smart Cities
  • Humanitarian Logistics and Reverse Logistics
  • Infrastructure, platforms and frameworks for smart cities
  • Modeling and data analysis for smart cities
  • Public and Cyber Security
  • Security and privacy of citizen data
  • Sensing and the Internet of Things for smart cities
  • Smart Cities and Internet of Value
  • Smart Cities in the context of Renewable Energies and Microgrids
  • Smart Cities with Smart Contracts and Blockchain
  • Smart Cities, Smart/Digital Cities
  • Software development techniques and methodologies for smart cities
  • Techniques and methods of real-time processing of data streams
  • Thematic applications (in public safety, health, education, mobility, urbanism, among others) for smart cities
  • Transport and Urban & Social Mobility
  • Urban Planning and Management

Submission instructions

Articles format:

Submissions in English or Portuguese will be accepted. The review process will be DOUBLE-BLIND, hence authors’ names must be omitted from the paper.

Papers must be formatted using the SBC Template (available at http://www.sbc.org.br/documentos-da-sbc/send/169-templates-para-artigos-e-capitulos-de-livros/878-modelosparapublicaodeartigos).

Papers in the following categories will be accepted: Research Track (Full Articles) 10 to 12 pages; Position Papers/Ongoing Research (Short Articles) 6 to 8 pages.

Submissions must be made electronically through the JEMS system, at the link https://jems.sbc.org.br/wbci2022 .

The article will be reviewed by 2 to 3 anonymous reviewers.

Important dates

  • Deadline for submission of works: 15 March 31 March 04 April
  • Publication of results: 6 May 10 May
  • Submission of final versions of articles: 20 May
  • Authors’ Registration Deadline: 20 May

Author registration

For an accepted article to be presented and included in the proceedings of the event, it is necessary that at least one of the authors of the article register for the event in the professional category. Each entry in the professional category entitles the publication of a single article, considering any of the base events or satellite events of the CSBC. Authors with more than one article approved at any CSBC event must pay a “publication fee” per additional article. The amount of this fee can be seen on the CSBC 2022 application page.

Publication of works

Accepted articles will be published in SBC Open Lib, SBC’s digital library, in the series Annals of the Brazilian Workshop on Smart Cities (WBCI),  available at https://sol.sbc.org.br/index.php/wbci. All articles will be indexed with DOI.


One work will be chosen for Best Paper and also an honorable mention.


General Organizers:

Igor Machado Coelho (UFF)
Luiz Satoru Ochi (UFF)
Paulo Fernando Ferreira Rosa (IME)

Program committee organizers:

Vitor Nazário Coelho (Creating.City)
Thays Oliveira (Creating.City)

Local support:

Igor Machado Coelho (UFF)

Program Committee:

Akebo Yamakami – UNICAMP
Alexandre Evsukoff – COPPE/UFRJ
Alfredo Goldman – IME – USP
Alvaro Coutinho – High Performance Computing Center – COPPE/UFRJ
André Ponce de Leon F de Carvalho – ICMC-USP/S.Carlos
Antonio Augusto Frohlich – Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Augusto Neto – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte – UFRN
Bernadette Loscio – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Carlos da Silva – Sheffield Hallam University
Daniel Araújo – Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Daniel Menasché – Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Danielo G. Gomes – Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC)
Debora Saade – UFF
Dorgival Guedes – UFMG
Edmundo Madeira – UNICAMP
Everton Cavalcante – UFRN – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte
Fabio Costa – UFG
Fabio Kon – IME – USP
Fabio Verdi – Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Flavia Delicato – UFF
Flavia Pisani – University of Campinas
Frederico Lopes – UFRN
Guilherme Travassos – COPPE/UFRJ
Helena Ramalhinho Lourenço – Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Jair Leite – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte
Jó Ueyama – Universidade de São Paulo
João Marcos Meirelles da Silva – UFF
Jorge Barbosa – Unisinos
José Viterbo – UFF
Jose-Marcos Nogueira – Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Kelly Braghetto – IME/USP
Kiev Gama – CIn-UFPE
Leandro Villas – UNICAMP
Luis Henrique Costa – Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Luiz Fernando Bittencourt – UNICAMP
Luiza Amalia Pinto Cantão – UNESP
Marcio Maia – Federal University of Ceara
Marley M. B. R. Vellasco – PUC-Rio
Miquel Oliver – Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Nélio Domingues Pizzolato – UCP
Nelio Cacho – UFRN
Philippe Michelon – Université d´Avignon
Priscila Berbert Rampazzo – Universidade de Campinas
Priscila M V Lima – Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Ricardo Coelho Silva – Universidade Federal de Ceará
Tales Nogueira – Unilab
Thais Vasconcelos Batista – UFRN
Wesley Shirabayashi – Universidade Estadual de Maringá