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EmeRTeS 2019 : International Workshop on Emergency Response Technologies and Services


When Jan 7, 2019 - Jan 7, 2019
Where Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Submission Deadline Sep 30, 2018
Notification Due Oct 30, 2018
Final Version Due Nov 15, 2018
Categories    emergency communication   peer-to-peer networks   modeling and simulation   emergency management informati

Call For Papers

International Workshop on Emergency Response Technologies and Services
(EmeRTeS 2019)

in conjunction with ICDCN 2019, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, January 7, 2019

About the Workshop

The goal of the International Workshop on Emergency Response Technologies and Services (EmeRTeS) 2019 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.

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
* Logistics and supply chain management in emergency response
* IoT based solutions for emergency response
* 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 Guidelines

Authors are welcome to submit regular papers (6 pages, PDF format) describing original ideas written in English. The accepted papers will be indexed by the ACM Digital Library. Authors are also welcome submit work-in-progress papers (2 pages, PDF format). In this case, final papers will be available to participants electronically, but to facilitate resubmission to more formal venues, no archival proceedings will be published, and papers will not be sent to the ACM Digital Library. At least one author of each accepted paper (regular or work-in-progress) must register for the conference and present the paper. In case of no-shows of accepted papers at the workshop will result in those papers NOT being included in the proceedings and will also not be made electronically available. Submissions should follow the ACM proceedings formatting style. Papers must be submitted electronically in printable PDF form via the HotCRP submission management system. 

Important Dates

Paper Submission:
September 30, 2018

October 30, 2018

Camera Ready:
November 15, 2018

Workshop Date:
January 07, 2019


Workshop Chairs

• Somprakash Bandyopadhyay, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India

• Sajal Das, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

• Sipra Das Bit, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India

TPC Co-Chairs

• Simone Silvestri, University of Kentucky, USA

• Siuli Roy, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India

Organizing Co-Chairs

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

• Subrata Nandi, NIT Durgapur, India

Contact Details: For any further query mail to

Workshop Website:

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