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EmeRTeS 2021 : ACM International Workshop on Emergency Response Technologies and Services


When Jan 5, 2021 - Jan 5, 2021
Where Nara, Japan
Submission Deadline Sep 20, 2020
Notification Due Oct 10, 2020
Final Version Due Oct 20, 2020

Call For Papers

We are pleased to announce the 3rd ACM International Workshop on Emergency Response Technologies and Services (EmeRTeS) 2021 to be held in conjunction with ICDCN 2021 at Nara Kasugano International Forum IRAKA, Nara, Japan. The goal of EmeRTeS 2021 is to explore the application of new and innovative technology research towards improving emergency response and management. The focus is to provide an inter-disciplinary platform for researchers to exchange ideas, present results, share experience, stimulate new research, and foster collaborations among computer scientists, engineers, social scientists, representatives from government and non-governmental organizations and disaster science experts to develop recommendations for effective emergency response. Please follow the workshop link: .

=== Organizers ===

Workshop Chairs

• Somprakash Bandyopadhyay, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India
• Sajal Das, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

TPC Co-Chairs

• Simone Silvestri, University of Kentucky, USA
• Siuli Roy, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India

Organizing Chair

• Souvik Basu, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India

=== Call for Papers ===

Papers describing original research work and practical experiences/experimental results are solicited on topics that tentatively include, but are not limited to:

Emergency communication infrastructures, technologies and services

Peer-to-peer networks based emergency communication systems and protocols

Modeling and simulation tools for emergency situations

Crowd sourcing, remote sensing, cyber-physical systems for emergency response

Coordination, collaboration and decision support systems

Big data analytics in emergency management

Blockchain applications in emergency management

Logistics and supply chain management in emergency response

IoT based solutions for emergency response

Emergency management in smart city environments

Querying and filtering of heterogeneous, multi-source and multi-modal situational data

Post disaster damage and loss assessment

Planning, foresight and risk analysis

Security and privacy issues in situational information sharing

Social media and networks for emergency response and management

Web mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for emergency response

Emergency management information systems and applications

Community participation in emergency management

===Paper Submission ===

Authors are welcome to submit regular papers (6 pages, PDF format) describing original ideas written in English, including title, abstract, figures and references, and not published or under review elsewhere.

Also, papers must be formatted with ACM conference proceedings template:

For each accepted workshop paper to appear in the ACM digital library, at least one author of the paper must register as a regular registrant even if he/she is a student, and the paper must be presented in the workshop by one of its authors.

Papers must be submitted electronically in printable PDF form via the Easychair page here:

For any further query mail to

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