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IOTA 2016 : 2016 International Conference on Internet of Things and Applications


When Jan 22, 2016 - Jan 24, 2016
Where Pune, India
Submission Deadline Oct 10, 2015
Notification Due Nov 20, 2015
Final Version Due Dec 20, 2015
Categories    internet of things   wireless   computer science   networks

Call For Papers


Call for Papers/Workshops/Tutorials/Invited Talks/TPC: 2016 International Conference on Internet of Things and Applications (IOTA’ 2016), January 2016, Pune, India


Technically Co-sponsored by IEEE Pune Section and its COMSOC and CS Chapters

Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as new paradigm in the development and deployment of Internet, and is also seen as a next generation of ICT evolution. It is forecasted that in near future, IoT will change everything, including every aspect of our lives because of its direct impact on communication, education, healthcare, environment, infrastructure, manufacturing, energy, food, transport, business, science, community, humanity and many more. In IoT, things would be seamlessly integrated in information frameworks, sharing data and creating the knowledge intelligently. Recently, IoT has attracted a great attention of researchers, Industry, Government organizations and other stakeholders, bringing them on one platform to research, address vast challenges posed by IoT and to capitalize unprecedented opportunities. This international conference would provide a platform for distinguished gathering of researchers from academia and Industry working in the field of IoT, sensor networks, data processing, hardware and software platforms to share and discuss the latest advances challenges and future research directions for practical realization of IoT. The conference would feature plenary and keynote speeches, interactive sessions, workshops, tutorials, exhibition, oral and poster paper presentations.

The conference is technically co-sponsored by IEEE. Accepted and presented papers would be published in IEEE Xplore.

Venue: Pune, India

Dates of Conference: January 22 – 24, 2016

Conference Webpage:

Topics (but not limited to):

· Architectures, Testbeds and Deployment

· Metrics, Measurement and Management

· Devices Platforms, Sensors, Control and Actuators

· Wireless Sensor Networks

· Cognitive IoT

· Coexistence and Interference

· Scalability, Density, and heterogeneity Challenges

· Resource Constrained Nodes

· Network Clustering and Cooperative Schemes

· Protocols and Algorithms

· Energy Harvesting

· Modeling and simulation

· Software Defined Networking

· Ubiquitous Computing

· IoT-Cloud Integration

· Big Data for IoT

· Standards and Societal Impact

· Social Internet of Things

· Context and Location Aware Applications

· Fault Tolerance and Survivability

· Reliability, Safety, Security and Privacy

· Body Area Networks

· Wellness and In body Sensors

· Emotion Sensing

· Industrial and Equipment Monitoring

· Smart City Applications

· Crowd Sensing and Management

· Disaster Recovery and Management

· Smart Grids and Energy Management

· Intelligent Transport and Applications

· Agriculture and Green Houses

· IoT based e-Commerce

· Innovative Applications

Call for Papers

Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers for presentation at the conference and publication in conference proceedings. Papers submitted to IOTA’ 2016 must not have been published, submitted, or accepted for publication elsewhere. Papers are to be submitted electronically via EasyChair Conference Management System ( The submissions should not exceed six pages and should follow the IEEE double-column format for conferences. Detailed instructions, templates and guidelines for electronic submission are available on IOTA’16 website ( The papers presented in conference will be published on IEEE Xplore. If the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors will be required to register and attend the conference to present the paper in order to include the paper in the conference proceedings/IEEE Xplore.

Call for Workshops and Tutorials

Proposals are invited from groups or individuals interested to host workshops and tutorials on conference theme and relevant fields during the pre/conference period. The purpose of workshops and tutorials is to provide an opportunity for participants from academia, industry, government and other related parties to present and discuss novel ideas on current and emerging topics relevant to conference them. We encourage workshops that bring together people working on new and developing research topics that favour highly interactive discussions. Tutorial proposals are encouraged that go in-depth into topics of interest to the Internet of Things community. Please submit proposal in MS Word format (2 to 4 pages) in the following format at /

· Title and Acronym of Activity:

· Requested Duration (Half day or Full day):

· Abstract (Up to 200 words, to be used for the website:

· Description of the Workshop/Tutorial Content and Themes:

· Names, Affiliation, Homepage, Short Biographies, and Contact Information:

· Proposed Plan of the Workshop/Tutorial: (Approx. timeline & type of activities):

· Intended Audience and Expected Number of Participants

· How the funding would be acquired from external sources for conducting workshop/tutorial

· Any Other Information

Important Dates

· Submission deadline for Workshop/Tutorial Proposal: September 15, 2015

· Acceptance Notification for Workshop/Tutorial Proposal: October 10, 2015

· Paper Submission Deadline: October 15, 2015

· Acceptance Notification for Papers: November 20, 2015

· Conference Dates: January 22 - 24, 2016

General Co-chair

· Vijay Bhatkar, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi BoG Chair

General Co-chair

· Lalitkumar Kshirsagar, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune, India

Advisory Committee:

· Celia Desmond, World Class Telecommunications, Canada

· Dharma Agrawal, University of Cincinnati, USA

· G. S. Mani, Former Director & Dean, Institute of Armament Technology, Pune, India

· Madhukar Pitke, Former Executive Director, C-DoT, India

· Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia

· Rishi Kapal, EDUGILD, Pune, India

· S. G. Deshmukh, ABV –IIITM, Gwalior, India

· Suresh Borkar, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

· Virendrakumar Bhavsar, University of New Brunswick, Canada

TPC Chairs:

· Bharat Chaudhari, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune, India

· Milind Pande, MIT School of Telecom, Pune, India

TPC Co-Chairs

· Debajyoti Mukhopadhyay, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune, India

· Gourang Muley, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune, India

· Vrushali Kulkarni, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune, India

TPC Members

· Aditya Abhyankar, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

· Ajit Kumar Panda, National Institute of Science and Technology, India

· Ajithkumar V, Juniper Networks, India

· Anil Hiwale, MIT College of Engineering, Pune, India

· Anil Tavildar, Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, Pune, India

· Antoine Bagula, University of Western Cape, South Africa

· Apurva Desai, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, India

· Arvind Shaligram, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

· Bhagwat Patil, Army Institute of Technology, Pune, India

· Deepak Ghodgaonkar, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, India

· Dhirendra Sharma, Himachal Pradesh University, India

· Durgesh Mishra, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Technology, Indore, India

· Gargi Keeni, Tata Consultancy Services, India

· Hardeep Singh, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India

· Hitesh Mehta, Fiber Optika, India

· Iti Saha Misra, Jadavpur University, India

· Jishan Mehedi, National Institute of Technology, Silchar, India

· Kalpesh Wandra, C. U. Shah University, Wadhwan City, India

· Kalyani Joshi, Modern College of Engineering, Pune, India

· Madhuri Bhavsar, Nirma University, India

· Mandaar Pande, Wipro Technologies, India

· Manisha Nene, Defense Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune, India

· Manoj Kumar, C. T. Institutions, Jalandhar, India

· Maode Ma, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

· Marco Zennaro, Wireless and T/ICT4D Laboratory, ICTP, Italy

· Murugan Mahalingam, SRM University, India

· Muthukumar Subramanyam, National Institute of Technology, Puducherry, India

· Narendra Saini, M2M/IoT Consultant, Pune, India

· Partho Pratim Sahu, Tejpur University, India

· Prachi Mukherjee, Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune, India

· Preeti Rege, College of Engineering, Pune, India

· Rajendrakumar Patil, College of Engineering, Pune, India

· Rakesh Shukla, Infosys, India

· Ramanujan Kashi, Avaya, India

· Rashid Said, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Sudan

· Revati Kulkarni, Tata Consultancy Services, India

· San Murugesan, University of Western Sydney, Australia

· Sanjay Nalbalwar, Dr. B. A. Technological University, India

· Sharath Pankanti, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA

· Shila Ghosh, B. P. Poddar Institute of Management and Tech., Kolkata, India

· Shreebhadra Wagle, Radio Nepal, Nepal

· Shrinivas Jog, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Engineering and Technology, Pune, India

· Suneth Namal, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

· Sunil Patil, Symbiosis International University, India

· Suresh Shanmugasundaram, Botho University, Botswana

· Vivek Deshpande, MIT College of Engineering, Pune, India

· Y. Ravinder, Pune Institute of Computer Technology, Pune, India

· Yogesh Dandawate, Vishwakarma Institute of Information Tech., Pune, India

· Yu-Dong Yao, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

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