Call for papers


 The 2018 Global IoT Summit (GIoTS) http://www.globaliotsummit.org/  4-7 June 2018 in Bilbao, Spain, 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

  • 5G Networks and IoT
  • IoT Security and Trust
  • IoT and Personal Data Protection
  • IoT Large Scale Pilots and Portability
  • IoT Interoperability and Multi-Platform Integration
  • Software Defined Network (SDN) and IoT
  • Sensor and Actuator Networks
  • IoT Protocols and Standards (IPv6, 6LoWPAN, RPL, 6TiSCH, WoT, oneM2M, etc.)
  • Ultra-low power IoT Technologies and Embedded Systems Architectures
  • Wearables, Body Sensor Networks, Smart Portable Devices
  • Design Space Exploration Techniques for IoT Devices and Systems
  • Heterogeneous Networks, Web of Things, Web of Everything
  • Named Data Networking for IoT
  • Internet of Nano Things
  • Sensors Data Management, IoT Mining and Analytics
  • Adaptive Systems and Models at Runtime
  • Distributed Storage, Data Fusion
  • Routing and Control Protocols
  • Resource Management, Access Control
  • Mobility, Localization and Management Aspects
  • Identity Management and Object Recognition
  • Localization Technologies
  • Edge Computing, Fog Computing and IoT
  • Machine to Machine (M2M)/Devices-to-Devices communications and IoT
  • Industrial IoT and Factory of Things and Internet of Things

 

IoT Applications, Services and Real Implementations

  • Smart Cities, Smart Public Places
  • Smart Home, and IoT-based Building Automation
  • Smart Agriculture and Water Management
  • Smart factories and Industry 4.0
  • e-Health, Assisted Living and e-Wellness
  • Automotive, Intelligent Transport
  • IoT-based Supply Chains
  • Smart Grid, Energy Management
  • Wearables
  • Cyber-physical systems, Context Awareness, Situation Awareness, Ambient Intelligence
  • Collaborative Applications and Systems
  • Service Experiences and Analysis
  • Consumer Electronics, Assisted Living, Rural Services and Production
  • Industrial IoT Service Creation and Management Aspects
  • Crowd-sensing, human centric sensing
  • Big data and IoT Data Analytics
  • IoT and AI techniques
  • Internet Applications Naming and Identifiers
  • Semantic Technologies, Collective Intelligence
  • Cognitive and Reasoning about Things and Smart Objects
  • Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) and IoT
  • Horizontal application development for IoT
  • Design principals and best practices for IoT application development

 

IoT Multimedia 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
  • IoT and Arts
  • Green IoT: Sustainable Design and Technologies
  • Urban Dynamics and crowdsourcing services
  • Metrics, Measurements, and Evaluation of IoT Sustainability and ROi

 

Security and Privacy for Internet of Things

  • IoT Privacy and Security Concerns
  • Identification and Authentication Issues
  • Wireless Sensor Network for IoT Security
  • Intrusion Detection in IoT
  • Cryptography, Key Management, Authentication and Authorization for IoT
  • Physical/MAC/Network Attacks in Internet of Things
  • Cross-layer Attacks in IoT
  • Security with QoS Optimization in IoT
  • Privacy based Channel Access in IoT
  • IoT Forensic Science
  • Big Data and Information Integrity in IoT
  • Communication Security in IoT
  • Security Standards in IoT

 

IoT Experimental Results and Deployment Scenarios

  • 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
  • Real case deployment scenarios and results
  • IoT Deployment at Government and ISPs
  • IoT Deployment on Agriculture, Retails, Smart Cities, etc.
  • IoT Interconnections among ISPs Analysis—QoS, Scalability, Performance, Interference
  • Gaps Analysis for Real Deployment
  • IoT and Future Internet Architectures
  • Standardization and Regulation

 

Paper Submissions and Publications

The Global Internet of Things Summit (GIoTS 2018) solicits submissions.

  • Full papers describing original research. Suggested size is four to six pages will be accepted. Papers will be fully peer reviewed. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases

 

Submission Guidelines 

  • All papers must conform, at time of submission, to the IEEE Formatting Guidelines. Please use either this Word Template or this LaTeX package. Make sure that you use US letter page format.
  • IEEE takes the protection of intellectual property seriously. Accordingly, all submissions will be screened for plagiarism using CrossCheck. By submitting your work you agree to allow IEEE to screen your work. For more information please visit:http://www.crossref.org/crosscheck/index.html

 

Important Dates for Paper Submissions

  • Manuscripts Due: January 15, 2018
  • Acceptance Notification: March 31, 2018
  • Camera-Ready Submission: April 30, 2018

 

Papers must be submitted electronically: https://edas.info/N22968

 

Contacts for Papers

 

Special Session and Workshop Proposal Submissions

GIoTS 2018 will be hosting a series of special sessions and workshops and invites the submission of special session and workshop proposals. They should emphasize on current topics relevant to the IoT community on the latest research, engineering, standards and business issues and should include a mix of regular and invited presentations. Special Sessions should complement the regular program with new and emerging topics of interest.

Each Special Session/Workshop must include the following and should be maximum five pages:

  • Title
  • Length of the workshop (half/full day)
  • Names, contacts and a short bio (200 words) of the workshop organizers
  • Brief description of the workshop including abstract, scope and timeliness.
  • Planned format of the workshop including no. of referred papers, hot topic sessions, keynotes, and panel discussions.
  • Potential participants including TPC members and invited speakers.
  • Brief description of advertising plan
  • Prior history the workshop (if any)
  • Draft call for papers
  • Any other relevant information

 

Accepted Special Sessions and workshops must implement IEEE academic best practices regarding peer reviews and paper publication. Accepted and presented paper will be added to IEEE Xplore and the conference proceedings.

The proposal must be submitted through EDAS system at – https://edas.info/N22968 using the option for “Special Sessions or Workshop Proposal”.

 

Important Dates for Special Session Submissions

  • Proposals due: November 24, 2017
  • Notification of selection: November 30, 2017
  • Website for special session: December 15, 2017
  • Deadline for paper submission: February 16, 2018 
  • Acceptance/rejection notification: March 31, 2018
  • Camera ready submission: April 30, 2018
  • Website showing technical program:  May 15, 2018

 

Contacts for Special Sessions and Workshop

 

Industry Forum Panel Sessions Submissions

 

GIoTS 2018 will be hosting Industry Forum Panel Sessions. Presentation in Industrial Forum will be panelist based and panel presentation material will not be published in conference proceedings but will be available in the conference web site. Industrial Forum Panel proposal 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.

 

Important Dates for Industry Panel Proposal 

 

  • Proposals due: February 16, 2018
  • Notification of selection: February 23, 2018

 

Proposals must be submitted electronically: https://edas.info/N22968 

Contacts for Industry Panels

 

Summary Important Dates

General Conference
Manuscripts Due: January 15, 2018
Acceptance Notification: March 31, 2018
Camera-Ready Submission: April 30, 2018

 

Special Sessions and Workshop proposal
Proposals due: November 24, 2017
Notification of selection: November 30, 2017
Website for special session: December 15, 2017
Deadline for paper submission: February 15, 2018
Acceptance Notification: March 31, 2018
Camera-Ready Submission: April 30, 2018

 

Industry Forum Sessions proposal
Proposals due: February 16, 2018
Notification of selection: February 23, 2018