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Call for Papers


As we are striding into the initial era of the Internet of Things (IoT), a key question is how we make the most of IoT for all stakeholders, including platform providers, IoT application developers, end-users, large and small organizations (such as city councils, enterprises) that wish to provide better services, and manufacturers of smart devices. The amount of smart devices immersed in everyday life, from manufacturing to clothing, is growing every day in terms of power, processing and network connectivity. The sheer size and variety of contextual data that they produce, along with the actions they can take on their environment, is enormous. It remains to be answered how all this potential will come to bear; the 3rd International Conference on IoT as a Service (IoTaaS) aims to contribute to the discussion on the challenges posed by these trends. The “Everything as a Service” deployment paradigm will enable the easy adoption of IoT based services and applications by end-users, while forcing providers of smart objects and middleware platforms to architect their solutions accordingly. To maximize impact and adoption, the barrier-to-entry should be lowered by making development of new applications and the ingestion and exposure of smart objects as easy as possible. The IoTaaS conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in creating IoT-based value-added services from academia, industry, and SMEs. IoTaaS attendees will present novel ideas, exchange points of view, and foster collaborations. Papers, posters, and demos expressing the point of view of middleware and platform providers, smart object providers, application developers, and researchers are particularly welcome.


  • IoTaaS 2017 is co-located with 3rd IoT 360° Summit, a premiere venue for meeting industry leaders and showcasing IoT technology and innovation
  • Keynote speakers: Prof. Michael Pecht from University of Maryland and and Dr. Tao Zhang from CISCO.
  • Accepted papers will be published in the IoTaaS Conference Proceedings and by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes of ICST (LNICST). The proceedings will be available both in book form and via the SpringerLink digital library, which is one of the largest digital libraries online and covers a variety of scientific disciplines.
  • Proceedings of EAI Conferences are indexed in leading indexing services including EI, ISI, Scopus, Crossref, DBLP, Google Scholar, and more.

Topics of Interest

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Smart objects as a service
  • IoT marketplace: for offering IoT based applications and services
  • API economy: for easier and tighter integration
  • Semantic Web technologies for IoT: registry, storage
  • IoT delivery platforms: existing and emerging platform and architectures for exposing and interacting with IoT
  • Federated IoT support
  • Non Functional Requirements (NFR) for IoT : security, scalability, responsiveness and more
  • Standardization: standard areas needed Business models
  • IoT DevOps
  • IoT context based analytics
  • IoT application deployment success stories
  • Mobile First IoT: mobile backend as a services (MBaaS) and smartphone as data prosumers

Call for Papers

IoTaaS solicits full papers (8 pages), short papers (4 pages), and work in progress papers (4 pages). All submissions must be formatted using the Springer LNICST Authors’ Kit (details on http://iotaas.org/2017/show/authors-kit) and submitted via the EAI Confy system. Accepted papers will be published online in the conference proceedings web site. Selected papers will be considered for publication in the EAI Transactions on Cloud Systems and in the special issues of:

  • IEEE Access (SCIE-indexed)
  • Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET) (SCIE-indexed)
  • Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA) (SCIE-indexed)
  • Journal of Internet Technology (JIT) (SCIE-indexed)
  • Journal of Computer (JoC) (EI-indexed)
  • Journal of Internet Services and Information Security (JISIS)
  • Research Briefs on Information & Communication Technology Evolution (ReBICTE)

Call for Posters and Demos

Authors who wish to present their work as posters are required to submit a one-page PDF with a title and an abstract of their work (not the poster itself). Submissions may represent early work that is not yet ready for submission to a refereed conference or journal, or describe a technical (non-marketing) innovation. Authors who wish to present a technology prototype as technology demos are required to submit a one-page PDF with a title and a description of their work. Submissions should preferably represent technological innovations in the making. Authors of accepted posters or accepted demos are expected to present their posters or demos at the conference.

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission deadline: 15 May 2017
Acceptance notification: 30 May 2017
Camera-ready deadline: 10 June 2017

General Chairs

Yi-Bing Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (liny@csie.nctu.edu.tw)

Program Co-Chairs

Der-Jiunn Deng, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan (djdeng@cc.ncue.edu.tw)
Ilsun You, Soonchunhyang University, Korea (isyou@sch.ac.kr)


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