IEEE 7th World Forum on Internet of Things
14 June-31 July 2021 // New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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  • If you are interested in volunteering to assist with the conference organization, please let us know – Magdy Bayoumi (magdy1112 at yahoo.com) OR Adam Drobot (adam.drobot at gmail.com)

 

  • WF-IoT 2021: Reviewer Invitation

Reviewer signup is now open for the 2021 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things. If you are available to assist in the review process this year, please go to our reviewer signup page and indicate your preferences and contact information: https://epapers.org/wf-iot2021/ESR/reviewer_signup.php

Revised IEEE 7th World Forum on the Internet of Things WF-IoT2021 Format and Key dates for the Virtual and Face-Face Conference Events:

  • IEEE WF-IoT2021 will be conducted as a Virtual and a Face-Face Conference. In view of the guidance about the COVID Pandemic and continued restrictions on international travel we have elected to hold the conference and all of its components in their entirety. In doing so we will provide all participants with a safe and convenient way to be involved. At the same time, we have programmed the World Forum to be highly interactive and timed presentations to encourage broad participation from around the Globe.
  • The Face-Face portion of the event will be held in New Orleans as originally planned and viewable by all registrants on-line. It will be conducted with proper precautions taken by the Conference Hotel, in a format that provides for social distancing and wearing of masks by all local attendees in accordance with best practices. The New Orleans program is built around topics of specific interest to New Orleans but also important for IoT. These include Workshops/Special Sessions on IoT for dealing with COVID-19, Flood Control and Mitigation, and the Hospitality Industry, a portion of the Vertical Track on Smart Cities, and a portion of the Topical Track on Communications and Networking.
  • The Virtual portion of the event will focus on daily sessions from 10:30am-12:30pm US Eastern Time, allowing for better access from remote locations. The Virtual Program Sessions will consist of prerecorded material for all Technical Peer Reviewed Papers but live speakers on-line for all other aspects of the conference.
  • All Exhibit participation will be conducted and accommodated virtually and available on-line for the duration of the conference. All Sponsorship signage will be included in the Face-Face as well as Virtual Session materials.

 

Dates What When How
June 14th– June 18th Tutorials 10:30am-12:30pm On-line with live lecturers
June 20th – July 1st Technical Peer Reviewed Paper Presentations On demand Pre-recorded and available on-line
June 20th – July 31st Exhibits and Sponsorship Recognition On demand Virtual Exhibit Rooms and Session Signage
June 21st– June 23rd  New Orleans Face-Face Program 08:00am-10:30am

12:30pm-06:00pm

Daily

Local and on-line

 

June 21st– June 23rd  Plenary Speakers and Panels 10:30am-12:30pm

Daily

On-line with live speakers
June 24th New Orleans

IoT Community Slam

08:00am-06:30pm Local and on-line
June 25th Women in IoT 10:30am-12:30pm

01:30pm-3:30pm

On-line with live speakers
June 28th – July 1st Technical Paper, Workshop, Special Session, and Industry Panel Discussion Sessions 10:30am-12:30pm

Daily

On-line with live participants
July 12th – July 17th

July 19th – July 24th

Vertical and Topical Track Program 10:30am-12:30pm

Daily

On-line with live speakers
July 26th – July 31st Entrepreneurial Program 10:30am-12:30pm

Daily

On-line with live speakers

 

The 7th IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things is the premier event of the Multi-Society IEEE IoT Initiative [https://iot.ieee.org/] and is held jointly with the IoT Community [https://iotcommunity.net/]. The Theme for WFIoT2021 is “The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on IoT”. You will find a comprehensive and exciting program that brings the latest developments from industry and the business world, the most important people from across the breath of the IoT ecosystem, news of significant innovations and advances from the research and academic community, and shared experiences from practitioners and end-users about the successes and challenges of IoT deployments. The World Forum is all about the nurture and promotion of IoT for the benefit of society and humanity. The conference is focused on the betterment of life through the responsible and ethical adoption of IoT technologies, applications, and solutions.

 

The World Forum brings together experts in IoT from around the globe and the diverse community of stakeholders that make up the IoT ecosystem. Today that touches almost all sectors of the world economy. The program covers topics of importance to IoT as well as aspects of IoT important to New Orleans, the surrounding area, and the Gulf Coast. There are multiple distinct aspects to the WFIoT2021 reflecting the vast range of activities and interests in IoT. The first is aimed at the Research and Academic community and consists of Technical peer reviewed papers with an emphasis on novel and original results and advanced ideas important and relevant to IoT. The second is aimed at participation from a wide but knowledgeable general audience and experienced speakers with diverse professional backgrounds and is focused on the practical aspects of IoT adoption important to the success of IoT Applications and Solutions in different Verticals and Markets. The format is aimed at fostering an active and intense dialog that includes involvement from government, industry, the research and development community, and end-users. It is intended to foster the exchange of experiences, challenges, and successes with IoT. The third is about the professional aspects of IoT and includes Women In Engineering, Young Professionals, and Entrepreneurs! The Plenary sessions, addressing all registrants to WFIoT2021, consist of panels and presentations from the foremost technologists and industry leaders in IoT and in subject areas critical to IoT. Lastly the conference concludes with the IoT Slam Live, focused on topics of interest to Business and Industry.

  • Technical Program
    • Technical Paper Presentations
    • Technical Paper Discussions
    • Workshops
    • Special Sessions
    • Industrial Research Forum
    • PhD/Master Forum
    • Demonstrations
    • Tutorials
  • Plenary Sessions
    • Industry Leaders
    • Research Initiatives
    • Deployment Experiences
  • Vertical and Topical Tracks
    • Verticals: Agriculture; Environment; Healthcare and Medicine; Manufacturing and Industry; Power and Energy; Smart Cities.
    • Topicals: Artificial Intelligence; Communications and Networks; Computing; Data and Digitization; Security, Privacy, and Trust; Sensors and Sensor Systems.
  • Women in Engineering Program
  • Young Professionals Program
  • Entrepreneurial Program
  • IoT Slam Live – by the IoT Community
    • Keynotes
    • Centers of Excellence in IoT Presentations
    • Panel Discussions
    • Applications and Solutions
    • On Demand Presentations
  • Exhibits and Displays

 

We hope that you will be involved in WFIoT2021, either virtually or in person in New Orleans. We encourage you to be an active participant and enjoy the extensive and exciting content that reflects the progression of IoT and the increasing pace of innovation and deployment in IoT solutions. Please join us if you are: an executive, administrator, or strategist working in IoT; responsible for management of an IoT project, product, or IoT business development; in the public sector pursuing an IoT deployment or actively engaged in one; a technologist or individual contributor specializing in IoT or one of the important technology areas for IoT; offering IoT services; a researcher or in academia and engaged with IoT; or just curious what IoT is all about and how it may impact your life.

 

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