IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things
15-18 April 2019 – Limerick, Ireland

Call for Special Session Proposals – Closed

IEEE WF-IoT 2019 will be hosting a series of special sessions. Special sessions feature topics relevant to the IoT community on the latest research, engineering, standards and business issues. These events typically include a mix of regular and invited presentations, including regular papers, invited papers as well as invited presentations and panels to facilitate highly interactive special sessions.

Submission Instructions

How to Submit

Each idea for proposals must include the following and should be maximum five pages:

  • Special session title
  • Length of the special session (half/full-day)
  • Names, main contact, and a short bio (200 words) of the organizers
  • Brief description of the special session including abstract, scope and timeliness.
  • Planned format of the special session, including projected number of referred papers, hot topic sessions, keynotes, and panel discussions.
  • Potential participants including program committee members and invited speakers.
  • Brief description of publicity plan
  • Prior history of the special session (if any)
  • Draft call for papers – For the Special Sessions, the first stage is to identify the subject matter for the session. Once identified, a separate call for papers, which will be peer reviewed, will accompany the sessions.
  • Any other relevant information
  • Accepted special sessions must follow IEEE academic best practices regarding peer reviews and paper publication. Accepted and presented papers will be added to IEEE Xplore and the conference proceedings.
  • Special Session proposals must be marked and submitted electronically via EDAS.

Important Dates – Updated

Late Proposals Accepted Until:    15 January 2019

Proposal Acceptance Notification:   21 January 2019

Special Session Website Published: Workshops and Special Sessions will be published on the website as soon as they have been accepted.   

Late Papers Accepted Until:   15 January 2019

Paper Acceptance Notification:    4 February 2019

Camera-Ready Submission:     27 February 2019


Raffaele Giaffreda, FBK CREATE-NET