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INCITS Seeks Additional US Experts for INCITS/Smart Cities, US TAG to JTC 1/WG 11 on Smart Cities

The InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) is coordinating US efforts to the newly established ISO/IEC JTC 1/WG 11 on Smart Cities and seeks additional US experts to join the US TAG or mirror committee, INCITS/Smart Cities

JTC 1 published a preliminary report on the emerging area of Smart Cities in 2014.

Program of Work

JTC 1/WG 11 on Smart Cities was established at the October 2015 JTC 1 Plenary with the following terms of reference:

  1. Serve as the focus of and proponent for JTC 1's Smart Cities standardization program.
  2. Develop foundational standards for the use of ICT in Smart Cities - including the Smart City ICT Reference Framework and an Upper Level Ontology for Smart Cities - for guiding Smart Cities efforts throughout JTC 1 upon which other standards can be developed.
  3. Develop a set of ICT related indicators for Smart Cities in collaboration with ISO/TC 268.
  4. Develop additional Smart Cities’ standards and other deliverables that build on these foundational standards.
  5. Identify JTC 1 (and other organization) subgroups that are developing standards and related material that contribute to Smart Cities, and where appropriate, investigate ongoing and potential new work that contributes to Smart Cities.
  6. Develop and maintain liaisons with all relevant JTC 1 subgroups.
  7. Engage with the community outside of JTC 1 to grow the awareness of, and encourage engagement in, JTC 1 Smart Cities standardization efforts within JTC 1, forming liaisons as is needed.
  8. Ensure a strong relationship with Smart Cities activities in ISO and IEC.

Meetings - Report, Recommendations and Agenda for Upcoming Meeting

The first JTC 1/WG 11 meeting was held 30 May - 3 June 2016 in Singapore (see the meeting report and recommendations). The second JTC 1/WG 11 meeting will be held 19-23 September 2016 in Cagliari, Italy (see the draft agenda).

Current Projects

JTC 1/WG 11 is currently working on the following projects and technical contributions from US experts are needed to improve and progress the drafts:

How to Join

US experts interested in participating on the US TAG to JTC 1/WG 11 on Smart Cities may contact Jennifer Garner, Director of INCITS Standards Programs ( or can request membership on INCITS/IoT10 using the on-line INCITS membership application: