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IOT-HSA 2021 : IOT-HSA-2021: Workshop on Internet of Things based Health Services and Applications


When Nov 9, 2021 - Nov 9, 2021
Where St. Gallen, Switzerland
Submission Deadline Sep 12, 2021
Notification Due Oct 4, 2021
Final Version Due Oct 18, 2021
Categories    IOT   digital health   medtech   ehealth

Call For Papers

IOT-HSA-2021: Workshop on Internet of Things based Health Services and Applications
St. Gallen and online

Submission link:
Submission deadline: September 12, 2021

Mobile phones, smart watches, fitness trackers and a variety of Internet of Things (IoT) smart home devices constantly acquire data about our lives and our bodies. These data can be used to support healthcare and foster healthy and independent living, with potentially enormous benefits to our societies. Along with benefits, important challenges come in terms of quality and meaningfulness of the collected data, usability and long term acceptance, transparency, data protection and trustability. The aim of this workshop is to explore these fundamental questions with researchers and practitioners from academia and industry.

The workshop will be hosted within the 11th International Conference of the Internet of Things, November 8-12, St Gallen, Switzerland and online ( The workshop will be held on the 9th of November 2021.

List of Topics
- IoT services and applications for healthcare
- IoT services and applications for independent and assisted living
- Use of IoT in clinical settings
- IoT in tele-health and home monitoring
- Active and Healthy Aging technologies
- Algorithms and methods for gathering clinically-relevant knowledge from IoT devices
- Security, Privacy and Trust in IoT healthcare services and applications
- Clinical trials and pilot studies involving IoT

Submission Guidelines:
Papers must written in English, and contain original material that has not been published or is currently undergoing review elsewhere. Papers should be 4 pages long, including figures and references. They will be reviewed by 3 experts from the Technical Program Committee following a single-blind review process, but chairs will verify quality before review and papers can be desk rejected. Evaluation is based on theoretical and practical relevance, soundness, novelty and potential impact.

Papers are submitted via EasyChair at Authors should use the ACM double-column article template. Use of Latex is highly recommended.

Important dates:
Paper submission deadline: September 12, 2021
Notification of acceptance: October 4, 2021
Papers camera ready deadline: October 18, 2021

Workshop: 9 November 2021

Accepted papers will be included as companion proceedings of the main conference track and indexed by ACM.

In order for the paper to be published, at least one author will have to attend the workshop to present their work. Given the current travel restrictions, virtual attendance will be facilitated. See the main conference website for details and any other practical information.

Authors of the most interesting works may be invited to submit an extended version of their paper to the Special issue about ”Advantages and Applications of Mobile and Wearable Technologies for Health and Care” ( on the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (MDPI, IF 3.39).

Due to the uncertainty related to he current pandemic, the hosting conference will be held both physically, in St Gallen, Switzerland and online. See the main conference website for information and further news.

Dario Salvi, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden
Francesco Potortì, CNR, Pisa, Italy

Technical Programme Committee:
Gent Ymeri, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden
Carl Magnus Olsson, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden
Benjamin Maus, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden
Bharath Sudharsan, Data Science Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Paula De Toledo Heras, Universidad Carlos III, Spain
Kevin Tsang, University of Edinburgh, UK
Syed Ahmar Shah, University of Edinburgh, UK

All questions about submissions should be emailed to or

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