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

Call for Tutorial Proposals


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IEEE WF‐IoT 2021 Tutorials will be held as part of the premier IEEE IoT Initiative Conference. The Tutorials will be delivered live, online during the week of June 14th-June 18th, 2021. The Tutorials consist of two/four hours lectures and will be available each day from 10:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 3:30pm (ET).

The IEEE WF‐IoT 2021 solicits proposals for Half‐day Tutorials that complement the regular program with clear and focused coverage in new and emerging topics within the scope of the conference. The theme for the World Forum is “The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on IoT”. WF‐IoT Tutorials enable the researchers, developers and practitioners from academia and industry to learn about state‐of‐the‐art research and best practices. Proposals should concisely describe the motivation, the content and the structure of the tutorial. Revised and updated proposals are necessary for previous submitted tutorial proposals. The IEEE World Forum on the Internet of Things (WF‐IoT 2021) seeks tutorials proposal submissions that address but are not limited to the following topics:

  •  Artificial Intelligence (ML, ANN) and Computational Intelligence in IoT
  • Data Acquisition, Data Analytics, Big Data, Storage Management for IoT
  •  IoT Applications and Services (Agriculture, Smart City, Blockchain, Healthcare, etc.)
  • IoT Design, System Interfaces, Integration and Testing Methods
  • IoT Enabling Technologies, RFID, Sensor and Actuators
  • IoT Programming Models, Middleware and System Architectures
  • IoT Experimental Results and Deployment Scenarios
  • Multimedia, Societal Impacts and Energy Harvesting for IoT
  • Security, Privacy and Trust for IoT
  • Signalling Processing, Connectivity and Computing Platforms for IoT
  • Vehicular Technology, Connected Vehicles and Intelligent Vehicles for IoT
  •  5G Communications, Connectivity and Networking for IoT


Proposal Format

Tutorial proposals (4 pages maximum) in PDF format (Column: Single, Font: Times Roman, Size: 11 pt) should be submitted by the prospective Tutorial Speaker(s). Tutorial proposal submission must include the following:

  • Title of Tutorial
  • Name, Affiliation and E‐mail of Tutorial Speaker
  • Abstract (200 words)
  • Description of the Tutorial Proposal

o Objectives and motivation

o Novelty, highlighting the technical innovations presented in this tutorial

o Tutorial content, indicating the topics that the tutorial will cover in detail

o Tentative timeline schedule

  • Tutorial Length: 2 hrs or 4 hrs
  • Intended audience
  • Prior history of the tutorial presentations and number of past attendees, if applicable
  • Short biography (half page) of Tutorial Speaker(s)


Tutorial Proposal Submission

Tutorial proposals in single PDF file (format given above) of Four Pages TO BE E‐MAILED to the IEEE WF‐IoT 2021 Tutorial Chair. The e‐mail address is given below.


Important Dates

Proposal Submission Due Date: 22 March 2021

Proposal Notification: 13 April 2021

Slides Submission for the Accepted Proposals: 30 April 2021

Tutorial Date: 20 June 2021


Tutorial Chair

Bala Krishna Maddali, GGS Indraprastha University, INDIA. E‐Mail: 

Tony Q.S. Quek, Singapore Univ. of Technology & Design SINGAPORE, E-mail: