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

Internet of Things
Enabling Internet Evolution

The 2015 IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (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
  • 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
  • Crowd-sensing, human centric sensing

IoT Application and Services

  • Cyber-physical systems, Context Awareness, Situation Awareness, Ambient Intelligence
  • 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, 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 Submissions and Publications

The 2015 IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) 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 and, if accepted, included in conference proceedings and publishedin 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
Papers must be submitted electronically:

Contacts for Papers:
TPC General Chair:
Prof. Antonio Skarmeta, University of Murcia, Spain
TPC Co-Chairs: Prof. Hausi Müller, University of Victoria, Canada and
Dr. Antonio Jara, HES-SO Switzerland


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. Special Sessions should complement the regular program with new and emerging topics of interest. Proposals must be in the form of a single PDF file not to exceed four pages.

Important Dates for Tutorial and Special Session Submissions
Proposals due: June 15, 2015
Proposals must be submitted electronically:

Contacts for Tutorials:
Dr. Yen-Kuang Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Dr. Dave Cavalcanti, Philips Research, USA

Contacts for Special Sessions:
Dr. Mirko Presser, Alexandra Instituttet A/S, Denmark
Dr. Mengchu Zhou, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA


Conference Organization
Conference Chair: Latif Ladid, Research Fellow, SnT, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Former Conference Chair: Dr. Roberto Minerva, Telecom Italia, Italy
Conference Co-Chair: Prof. Vincenzo Piuri, University of Milan, Italy
Conference Co-Chair: Prof. Nils Aschenbruck, University of Osnabrück, Germany
Industrial Co-Chair: Kazunori Iwasa, Fujitsu, Japan

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