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Submission Deadline: July 24th (Closed)

Enabling The Evolution of Internet: Internet of Things

The 2nd IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things 2015 (WF-IoT) will take place from 14-16 December 2015 in Milan, Italy. The organizing committee seeks contributions on how to nurture and cultivate IoT technologies and applications for the benefit of society.

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Paper Submissions

Original papers are solicited in, but are not limited to, the following topics

IoT Enabling Technologies

IoT Application and Services

IoT Societal Impacts

IoT Experimental Results

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 and, if accepted, included in conference proceedings and will be submitted to the Xplore Digital Library. 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.

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

Download the CFP File (.pdf).


IMPORTANT: Submission implies willingness to register at the conference, pay the registration fee and present the paper in person. Papers will be included in the proceedings only if at least one author will register and pay the registration fee by 31st October 2015 (IEEE member and non-member fees only are acceptable to this purpose; student/life-member fees are not allowed) - no exceptions. Papers included in the proceedings will also be submitted for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore digital library only if the paper will be presented in person at the conference by one of the authors. If an author covers more than one paper with her/his registration to guarantee inclusion in the proceedings, she/he must pay a US$100 surcharge for each paper in excess of one.

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.

Papers, Tutorials and Special Sessions Important Dates

24th July 2015 (closed) Manuscripts due
24th July 2015 (closed) Tutorials and Special Sessions Submissions Due
30th September 2015
7-8th October 2015 
Acceptance notification
31st October 2015  Camera-ready submission
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Latest IoT Breaking News Update Paper submissions

This option is offered for sharing to the wide audience of the WF-IoT 2015 the recent discoveries and results that were not available or mature enough to be presented by the full paper deadline. For topics and interesting fields intended authors can refers to the general themes and topics described in the WF-IoT 2015 call for papers.
Authors can submit papers (from 4 to 6 pages long) on the latest news on their IoT expertise field. 
These papers will be fully peer-reviewed and accepted or rejects as-is. No revisions or modifications are possible. The accepted papers will be included preferably on special sessions pertinent to the subject matter whenever possible or in general sessions if they do not fit specifically. These papers will be published in the conference Proceedings and in IEEE Xplore. 
Latest Update Paper Submission opens August 10th 2015 
Latest Update Paper Deadline: September 4th 2015 

Acceptance Notification: October 7-8th 2015
Camera Ready:  October 31th 2015


Call for industry forum panel sessions

The 2015 IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) will be hosting Industry Forum Panel Sessions covering different topics as listed below, and invites the submission in these categories:

IoT and Smart Cities

IoT and Energy

IoT and Healthcare

IoT and Manufacturing

IoT and Business models

IoT and 5G

ISP and IoT deployment

IoT and Big Data

IoT and Cloud Computing

IoT Standardization

Each Industry Forum Panel session will have 90 minutes, and it will have up to four panelists. Each of the panelists will have 10 minutes presentation to introduce panelist's experiences, implementations, and/or on-going project in the specific category. And it will have discussions and Q&A will be following. It will take place on Monday-Wednesday of the conference (Dec. 14-16, 2015).

Industry Panel Proposal Format

Each panel proposal (maximum 5 pages) must include:


Title of the panel


Names, addresses, and a short biography (up to 200 words) of the organizers


A brief description (1 page max) of the technical issues that the panel will address, emphasizing its timeliness


Planned format of the panel, such as planned presenters, topics, etc.


If appropriate, a description of past versions of the panel, including number of presentations, number of attendees, etc.

Panel presentation material will not be published in conference proceedings but will be available in the conference web site.

To Submit Your Industry Panel Proposal

On submission choose the Industry Panel track and fill in the organizers, title, abtract, keywords and select the relevant topics covered by the panel.

Industry Forum Panel Sessions Important Dates

24th July 2015 (closed) Proposal Deadline
30th September 2015
7-8th October 2015
Notification of Selection
31st October 2015 Final Program



Prof. Antonio Skarmeta, TPC General Chair – skarmeta@um.es

Prof. Hausi Muller, TPC Co-Chair – hausimuller@gmail.com
Dr. Antonio Jara, TPC Co-Chair – jara@ieee.org


Dr. Yen-Kuang Chen – y.k.chen@ieee.org

Dr. Dave Cavalcanti – dave.cavalcanti@intel.com

Special Sessions:

Dr. Mirko Presser – mirko.presser@alexandra.dk
Dr. Mengchu Zhou – mengchu.zhou@njit.edu

Industry Panels:

Kazunori Iwasa – kiwasa@jp.fujitsu.com

©2015 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things 2015




Important dates:
Submission deadline:
24th July 2015 (closed)
Acceptance notif.:
30th September 2015
7-8th October 2015
Camera ready:
31st October 2015
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