EAI SmartGIFT 2022 was held as a fully-fledged online conference.


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Keynote speakers

Learning for the Future Power Grid
By Hongming Yang, Chenye Wu, and Sheng Xiang

Prof. Yong Tang
Professor and the Acting Dean at the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, Changsha University of Science and Technology
Prof. Yong Tang
Assistant Professor and the presidential young fellow at the School of Science and Engineering, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Prof. Tao Li
Lecturer at the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, Changsha University of Science and Technology
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Keynote speakers
Prof. Yong Tang
Tianjin University and The University of Sydney

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Paper Submission is now open for the 7th edition of SmartGIFT! Check out the Call for Papers.
Take a look back at the previous edition of SmartGIFT here.
SmartGIFT 2022 supports revolutionary EAI Community Review, find out more here.
Every author receives EAI Index credits – regardless of acceptance. Learn more about EAI’s Recognition Program here.
Get real feedback on your presentation from other registrants via EAI Compass.

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Let the EAI Community help you build your career with collaborative research, objective evaluation, and fair recognition:

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Update: Proceedings have been published in SpringerLink Digital Library.

The Best Paper Award

Winners of the Best Paper Award:

– Multi-energy coordinated dispatch of integrated transportation hub during peak-period transactions

– Hybrid single-line-to-ground fault arc suppression method in distribution network

About SmartGIFT 2022

The 7th EAI International Conference on Smart Grid and Innovative Frontiers in Telecommunications (SmartGIFT) will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and results in theory, methodology and applications of Smart Grid and Telecommunications. Authors are solicited to contribute to the conference by submitting articles that illustrate research results, projects, surveying works and industrial experiences that describe significant advances in Smart Grid and Telecommunications.


Smart grid related topics: 

  • Energy Storage and Resource Management for Smart Grid
  • Operation analysis and optimization of smart grid
  • Artificial intelligence in smart grid
  • Data analytics, sensing, processing and communication techniques for smart grid
  • Security risk analysis of intelligent terminal industrial control
  • Flexibility and self-healing capability of smart grid
  • Quality-of-Service (QoS), energy-efficiency, and fault tolerance in smart grid systems
  • Smart grid electricity markets

Telecommunications related topics:  

  • 5G and beyond enabling technologies, innovative applications and services
  • Communication protocols for real-time data acquisition and remote control
  • Data models and communication-aware data management solutions
  • Internet of things for smart cities
  • Machine learning / deep learning in telecommunications
  • Physical / MAC layer protocols, low power link layer technologies (PLC and wireless)
  • Resource management and cross-layer optimization
  • Scalable network and system architecture (e.g., FAN, HAN, NAN and BAN)
  • Signal processing and coding techniques for energy related sensor information
  • Software defined wireless networks
  • Visual perception and control of power inspection robots
  • Intelligent power load control, monitoring and optimization
  • Smart grid scheduling load batch control
  • Smart grid flexible regulation technology
  • Security risk analysis of intelligent terminal industrial control
  • Device Management and Online Monitoring for Smart Grid


All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library: SmartGIFT Conference Proceedings.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, such as Web of Science, Compendex, Scopus, DBLP, EU Digital Library, Google Scholar, IO-Port, MathSciNet, Inspec, and Zentralblatt MATH.

Authors of selected best accepted and presented papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:

Additional publication opportunities:

About EAI

This event is organized by EAI.

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

Important dates

Full Paper Submission deadline
1 September 2022
Notification deadline
7 October 2022
Camera-ready deadline
15 November 2022 extended to 23 November 2022
Start of Conference
10 December 2022
End of Conference
11 December 2022

Previous SmartGIFT editions

2021 – Virtual conference
2020 – Virtual conference
2019 – Beijing, People’s Republic of China
2018 – Auckland, New Zealand
2017 – London, Great Britain
2016 – Liverpool, Great Britain