IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, announced the opening of the call for papers and proposals to the 3rd annual IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things(IEEE WF – IoT). This event will be held 12-14 December 2016, in Reston, Virginia, USA, and the theme is Smart Innovation for Vibrant Ecosystems.
The IEEE WF-IoT attracts hundreds of technologists from around the world who gather to learn and collaborate on nurturing and cultivating IoT technologies and applications for the benefit of society. The conference is accepting two types of paper submissions, as well as proposals for tutorials, workshops and special sessions, and industry forum panel sessions. Proposal topic areas in 2016 include, but are not limited to:
- IoT Enabling Technologies
- IoT Application and Services
- IoT Societal Impacts
- Security and Privacy for Internet of Things
- IoT Experimental Results
- IoT Deployment at ISPs
- IoT Deployment at Government
The deadlines for submitting proposals are:
- Special Sessions and workshops proposals due April 30.
- Paper proposals, manuscripts due June 15.
- Tutorial and industry panel proposals due July 25.
Geoff Mulligan, IEEE WF-IoT 2016 Conference Chair, said, “The value of the IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things in bringing together new and seasoned technology professionals from large and small organizations around the world to share knowledge, information, and collaborate on this monumental system-of-systems is immeasurable. We come away from the Forum not only smarter, but wiser, and galvanized to help propel the Internet of Things to serve societies in the best possible way.”
Dr. Vinton G. Cerf, VP and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google, co-inventor of the Internet, and an IEEE Life Fellow, was a keynote speaker at WF-IoT 2015, and has endorsed the 2016 event.
IEEE WF-IoT 2016 co-sponsors include:
- IEEE Communications Society
- IEEE Computer Society
- IEEE Consumer Electronics Society
- IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation
- IEEE Reliability Society
- IEEE Sensors Council
- IEEE Signal Processing Society
- IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology
- IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
Learn more at the IEEE Web site.