IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things
5-9 April 2020 // New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

About

The 2020 IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2020) is the premier conference for the IEEE IoT Initiative and consists of the most outstanding participants from the research community, the public sector, and industry. The theme of the Conference is “Internet of Intelligent Things”.  The papers, presentations, and events at the conference are focused on contributions to nurture, cultivate, enhance and accelerate the adoption of IoT technologies and applications for the benefit of society. In the past year, the Internet of Things has experienced significant growth in the number of deployments, in the resource investment from both industry and governments, and in attention from technologists in almost every discipline. The term IoT captures the vision of a connected world where things, people, and their institutions can interact purposefully to create better lives and sustainable stewardship of the planet.

The 2020 IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2020) brings the latest from the research and academic community. It includes a broad program of papers and presentations on the latest technology developments and innovations in the many fields and disciplines that drive the utility and vitality of IoT solutions and applications. After extensive peer review, the best of the proposals will be selected for the conference program, which includes technical papers, tutorials workshops and industry sessions designed specifically to advance technologies, end to end solutions, systems and infrastructure, processes, and operating methods, that are contributing to how IoT can reshape the world and overcome the challenges we face, so that all individuals can participate in and enjoy life to the fullest.

The program also contains strong involvement from the public sector and industry aimed at deepening the understanding, the necessary dialog, and actions needed to accelerate the adoption and deployment of IoT.  We have selected well-known Chairs, who can be contacted directly, to create sessions on issues of regional and global importance and to seek prominent and knowledgeable speakers and panelists for the program. For the subjects of interest at the conference we have picked six Vertical and six Topical Areas:

IoT Vertical Sessions

      • Agriculture
      • Energy and Power
      • Environment and Ecology
      • Healthcare
      • Industry and Manufacturing
      • Smart Cities

IoT Topical Area Sessions

      • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
      • Communications and Connectivity (including RFIDs)
      • Computing and Information Processing
      • Data and Data Engineering
      • Security and Privacy
      • Sensors and Sensor Systems

 

Hundreds of participants will gather to present research results, share visions and ideas, obtain updates on latest technologies and expand professional and social networking. These activities are realized through IoT Initiatives multiple diversified and exciting programs.

This 4-day event includes many keynote speeches delivered by distinguished speakers from industry, academia and the public sector; panels and forums; technical sessions featuring peer-reviewed technical papers; workshops focusing on the latest trends in various technologies; tutorials delivered by experts in respective disciplines; sessions for practitioners, policy makers, and executives; exhibits; luncheons; all conducted in a relaxing environment accompanied by an excellent social program.

 

Previous Editions

Limerick, Ireland:  2019 5th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)

Singapore: 2018 4th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)

Reston, Virginia USA: 2016 IEEE 3rd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)

Milan, Italy: 2015 IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)

Seoul, Korea: 2014 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)