Call for papers

The 2017 Global IoT Summit (GIoTS) 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
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
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 2017) solicits submissions.

Submission Guidelines

- Full papers describing original research. Suggested size is four pages; papers up 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.
- 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: www.crossref.org

Important Dates for Paper Submissions

Manuscripts Due: February 07, 2017
Acceptance Notification: March 31, 2017
Camera-Ready Submission: April 30, 2017

Papers must be submitted electronically: edas.info/N22968

Contact for Papers

TPC Chair: Prof. Antonio Skarmeta, University of Murcia, Spain skarmeta@um.es
TPC Co-Chairs: Prof. Marimuthu Swami Palaniswami, University of Mebourn, Australia palani@unimelb.edu.au; Prof. Mirko Presser, Alexandra Institute, Denmark mirko.presser@alexandra.dk
General Chair: Sébastien Ziegler, IoT Forum, Switzerland sziegler@mandint.org

Special Session and Workshop Proposal Submissions

GIoTS 2017 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.

Following special sessions and workshop proposals are accepted:

- Special Session on Edge Computing for IoT

- SS IoT in Medical Sciences and Healthcare

- Workshop EESIoT 2017

- Workshop on IoTAAL

- Workshop USP4SC

- WS on mission critical IoT scenarios

- Workshop on Internet of Energy Neutral Things - IoENT 2017

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 papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

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

Important Dates for Special Session Submissions

Proposals due: November 30, 2016
Notification of selection: November 30, 2016
Website for special session: December 15, 2016
Deadline for paper submission: March 7th, 2017  
Acceptance/rejection notification: March 31, 2017 
Camera ready submission: April 30, 2017
Website showing technical program:  May 15, 2017

Contacts for Special Sessions and Workshop: 

Soumya Kanti Datta, Eurecom, France soumya-kanti.datta@eurecom.fr
M. Bala Krishna, USICT, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India - mbalakrishna@ipu.ac.in

Industry Forum Panel Sessions Submissions

GIoTS 2017 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: November 15, 2016
Notification of selection: November 30, 2016

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

Contacts for Industry Panels: Chair Latif Ladid — University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg  latif.ladid@uni.lu

Summary Important Dates

General Conference

Manuscripts Due: February 07, 2017
Acceptance Notification: March 31, 2017
Camera-Ready Submission: April 30, 2017

Special Sessions and Workshop proposal

Proposals due: November 30, 2016
Notification of selection: November 30, 2016
Website for special session: December 15, 2016
Deadline for paper submission: March 7th, 2017  
Acceptance/rejection notification: March 31, 2017 
Camera ready submission: April 30, 2017

Industry Forum Sessions proposal

Proposals due: November 15, 2016
Notification of selection: November 30, 2016