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IPIN Ph.D. Forum 2015 : Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation Ph.D. Forum


When Oct 14, 2015 - Oct 14, 2015
Where Banff, Alberta, Canada
Submission Deadline Jul 10, 2015
Notification Due Jul 26, 2015
Final Version Due Sep 15, 2015
Categories    positioning   navigation   tracking

Call For Papers

The 6th International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) will host a PhD Forum that will provide an opportunity for PhD students to present their research to the IPIN community and receive individual feedback from leading researchers in the field. To motivate interaction between PhD students and experts both from academia and industry the Forum will be organized as a poster session during the main conference.

We encourage submissions from all students who have not yet received their PhD degrees, including Early Stage PhD students presenting work in progress, as well as Advanced PhD students who plan to graduate in 2015-2016. Students are expected to submit a 2-page extended abstract about their dissertation research on the same topics of interest as the main IPIN 2015 conference to be considered for the Forum.

Submissions will be reviewed by the PhD Forum Committee to ensure quality, relevance, and potential benefit from attendance to the Forum. Authors of accepted submissions are expected to participate in person and to present a poster at the Forum.

PhD Forum webpage:

Location and Time:
The IPIN PhD Forum will take place on October 14, 2015 and is part of IPIN 2015 conference to be held in Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Only active PhD students are eligible to submit their contributions to IPIN 2015 PhD Forum. All submitted abstracts shall also include a one-paragraph bio of the student, along with the advisor’s name, as well as information on how long the student has been in PhD school and the expected graduation time.

Submissions must be in PDF format, be written in English, of no more than 2 pages in length including figures, tables, references and bio, and follow our modified version of the standard IEEE conference template (available at Accepted submissions will be included in the conference proceedings with ISBN and appear online in the conference website.

Abstracts should be submitted via EDAS at:

For any questions, please contact Dr. Christos Laoudias (

There will be no separate registration fee for the Forum.

Important Dates:
Abstract submission deadline: 26 June 2015
Notification of acceptance: 26 July 2015
Camera-ready submission: 15 September 2015

PhD Forum Chairs:
Dr. Rainer Mautz (Swiss Federal Railways)
Dr. Christos Laoudias (University of Cyprus)

PhD Forum TPC members:
Prof. Filipe Meneses (University of Minho, Portugal)
Prof. Sunwoo Kim (Hanyang University, S. Korea)
Dr. Gabriele Oliva (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
Dr. Gary Cullen (Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Ireland)
Prof. Adriano Moreira (University of Minho, Portugal)
Dr. Federica Pascucci (Roma Tre University, Italy)
Prof. François Spies (University of Franche-Comte, France)
Dr. Lauri Wirola (HERE/Nokia, Finland)
Prof. Robert Piché (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)

For any inquiries on IPIN 2015, please contact Local Organizer:
Dr. Kyle O’Keefe, University of Calgary,

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