Preliminary Announcement and Call for Papers

INTERNET OF THINGS 2010 "IoT for a Green Planet"

International Conference for Industry and Academia

November 29 - December 1, 2010

at Royal Park Hotel, Tokyo (Japan)

Organized by Auto-ID Laboratories at Keio University, ETH Zurich & University of St. Gallen and MIT

The "Internet of Things (IoT)" disrupts with the today's Internet limitations of human-entered data: technologies like RFID, short-range wireless communications, real-time localization, and sensor networks empower computers to perceive the world for themselves. Standardized infrastructures capable of managing, sharing and processing this captured data will be necessary in order to bring the Internet of Things into commercial use. This interlinking of physical world and cyberspace foreshadows an exciting endeavor that is highly relevant to researchers, corporations, and individuals.

This conference will continue the success of the Internet of Things conference from 2008 in Zurich. It to brings internationally leading researcher and practitioners from both academia and industry together to facilitate sharing of applications, research results, and knowledge.

The IoT2010 particularly encourages research on infrastructure and applications facilitating environmental responsibility under the theme "IoT for a Green Planet". The three-day event will feature keynotes from industry and academic visionaries, technical presentations of cutting-edge research, reports on the user-experience from seasoned practitioners, panel discussions on hot topics, poster sessions summarizing late-breaking results, and hands-on demos of current technology.

Topics of Interest

Be sure to mark your calendars if you want to know more about:
* Green by Internet of Things / Green of Internet of Things Technology
* Future sustainable technologies linking the physical and virtual 
* Novel services and applications to facilitate environmental  
* Emerging Internet of Things business models and process changes
* Communication systems and network architectures for the IoT
* Experience reports from the introduction and operation of networked  
things in areas such as healthcare, logistics & transport
* Emerging applications and interaction paradigms for everyday 
* Social impacts and consequences: security, privacy, opportunities 
and  risks
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The conference solicits original and previously unpublished research and industrial papers. Submissions should be prepared in LNCS conference proceedings format (18 pages full-paper/10 page short paper), and uploaded in pdf at the conference submission site (detailed submission instructions will be made available on the conference homepage).

Paper submission due: March 15, 2010 Workshop proposal due: March 20, 2010 Conference dates: November 29 - December 1, 2010

Scientific contributions are expected to be published by Springer LNCS. We are particularly interested in work addressing real-world implementation and deployment issues.


Conference Chair

Jun Murai (Keio University)

Steering Committee
  • Elgar Fleisch (ETH Zurich/ St. Gallen)
  • Friedemann Mattern (ETH Zurich)
  • Sanjay Sarma (MIT)
  • Osamu Nakamura (Keio University)
  • Jiro Kokuryo(Keio University)
  • Haruhisa Ichikawa (UEC)
  • Naotaka Ishizawa (MTI)
Program Co-Chairs
  • Florian Michahelles (ETH Zurich)
  • Jin Mitsugi (Keio University)

Stephan Karpischek, ETH Zurich, Chair of Information Management SEC E 1, Scheuchzerstrasse 7, 8092 Zürich