Call for Papers

2nd IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)
14-16 December, 2015 — Milan, Italy

Enabling the Evolution of Internet: Internet of Things

The 2nd IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things 2015 (WF-IoT) seeks contributions on how to nurture and cultivate IoT technologies and applications for the benefit of society.
Original papers are solicited in, but are not limited to, the following topics:

IoT Enabling Technologies

  • Sensor and Actuator Networks
  • Ultra-low power IoT Technologies and Embedded Systems Architectures
  • Wearables, Body Sensor Networks, Smart Portable Devices
  • Energy- and Power-Constrained Devices and Gateways
  • Design Space Exploration Techniques for IoT Devices and Systems Software Architectures and Middleware, Heterogeneous Networks, Web of Things, Web of Everything
  • Internet of Nano Things
  • Industrial Internet of Things
  • Sensors Data Management, IoT Mining and Analytics
  • Adaptive Systems and Models at Runtime
  • Distributed Storage, Data Fusion, Distributed Sensing and Control, Routing and Control Protocols
  • Resource Management, Access Control
  • Mobility, Localization and Management Aspects
  • Security, Trust and Privacy
  • Identity Management and Object Recognition
  • Localization Technologies
  • Internet Applications Naming and Identifiers
  • Semantic Technologies, Collective Intelligence, Cognitive and Reasoning about Things and Smart Objects Crowdsensing, human centric sensing

IoT Application and Services

  • Context Awareness, Situation Awareness, Ambient Intelligence
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Collaborative Applications and Systems
  • Service Experiences and Analysis
  • Smart Cities, Smart Public Places, Smart Home/Building Automation
  • e-Health, e-Wellness, Automotive, Intelligent Transport
  • Smart Grid, Energy Management
  • Consumer Electronics, Assisted Living, Rural Services and Production
  • Industrial IoT Service Creation and Management Aspects

IoT Societal Impacts

  • Human Role in the IoT, Social Aspects and Services
  • Value Chain Analysis and Evolution Aspects
  • New Human-Device Interactions for IoT, Do-It-Yourself
  • Social Models and Networks
  • Green IoT: Sustainable Design and Technologies
  • Urban Dynamics and crowdsourcing services
  • Metrics, Measurements, and Evaluation of IoT Sustainability and ROI
  • Privacy and Security Concerns

IoT Experimental Results

  • Closing the Gap between Research and Implementation
  • Experimental prototypes, Test-Bed and Field Trial Experiences
  • Multi-Objective IoT System Modeling and Analysis—Performance, Power, Energy, Reliability, Robustness
  • IoT Interconnections Analysis—QoS, Scalability, Performance, Interference
  • Gaps Analysis for Future Research and Standardization
  • IoT and Future Internet architectures
  • Standardization and Regulation


Paper Submission and Publications

2nd IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2015) solicits two types of submissions:

  • Full papers describing original research. Suggested size is four pages; papers up to six pages will be accepted. Papers will be fully peer reviewed, included in conference proceedings, and considered for indexing and publication in IEEE Xplore®. Extended versions of selected papers may be considered for publication in IEEE IoT Journal.
  • Extended abstracts describing emerging results of new research areas or relevant topics from an industrial point of view, not to exceed two pages.

Important Dates for Paper Submissions
Manuscripts Due: June 15, 2015
Acceptance Notification: September 15, 2015
Camera-Ready Submission: October 31, 2015

For further Information, contact the Conference TPC General Char: Prof Antonio Skarmeta, or TPC Co-Chairs Prof. Hausi Muller and Dr. Antonio Jara


Tutorial and Special Session Submissions

Tutorial proposals should contain an abstract, scope, intended audience, objectives, prior history, an outline, the biographical sketch of presenters and any other information that may assist in making decisions. The proposal must be in the form of a single PDF file not exceed four pages.

Special Sessions should complement the regular program with new and emerging topics of interest.

Important Dates for Tutorial and Special Session Submissions:
Tutorial and Special Session Proposals due: June 15, 2015;

Contacts for Tutorials: Dr. Yen-Kuang Chen or Dr. Dave Cavalcanti
Contacts for Special Sessions: Dr. Mirko Presser or Dr. Mengchu Zhou


Submission Link

Papers, Tutorials and Special Sessions must be submitted electronically at


Financially Co-Sponsored by:
IEEE Communications Society
IEEE Computer Society
IEEE Consumer Electronics Society
IEEE Council on Electric Design Automation
IEEE Reliability Society
IEEE Sensors Council
IEEE Signal Processing Society
IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology
IEEE Vehicular Technology Society


Conference Chair: Latif Ladid, Research Fellow, SnT – University of Luxembourg

Former Chair: Dr Roberto Minerva, Telecom Italia
Conference Co-Chair: Prof. Vincenzo Piuri, University of Milan
Conference Co-Chair: Prof. Nils Aschenbruck, University of Osnabruck
Industrial Co-Chair: Kazunori Iwasa, Fujitsu

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