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----------------------Call for Papers -------------------------------------------

The IEEE 6th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud 2018)

6-8 August 2018, Barcelona, Spain

The Internet of Things (IoT) vision is to provide a dynamic and global network infrastructure

which is characterized by intelligent and self configuring capabilities. IoT is considered as an

integral part of the future Internet. It is based on interoperable communication protocols in

order to enable the interaction and integration of virtual as well as physical Things such as

computers, smart devices, sensors, cars, refrigerators, food packages, medicines, etc. Things can

be seamlessly integrated into the information network and interaction can be made through the

provision of intelligent interfaces. In not so distant future, IoT will be forcing its way into

every aspect of our lives and technologies including smart homes, smart cities, environment and

nature, green energy, food, medicine, automotive, aerospace and aviation, telecommunication, and

so on.
IoT is generally characterized by real world and small Things, limited capacity, constrained

devices and the consequential issues such as less reliability, security and privacy. Cloud

computing on the other hand deals mainly with virtual world and has unlimited capabilities in

terms of storage and processing power. Thus cloud and IoT are the main complementary aspects of

the future Internet. IoT can benefit from the unlimited capabilities and resources of cloud

computing. Similarly, cloud can benefit from IoT by extending its scope to deal with real world

things in a more distributed and dynamic manner.

The theme of this conference is to promote the state of the art in scientific and practical

research of the IoT and cloud computing. It provides a forum for bringing together researchers

and practitioners from academia, industry, and public sector in an effort to present their

research work and share research and development ideas in the area of IoT and cloud computing.


- Cloud Models - SaaS, IaaS, PaaS
- Security, Privacy and Trust
- Software Systems, Models and Architectures
- Mobile Cloud Services
- Data and Knowledge Management
- Context-awareness and Location-awareness
- Software-defined Networking
- Performance Evaluation and Modelling
- Networking and Communication Protocols
- IoT Services and Applications
- Smart Environment
- Enterprise and Business Models
- Energy Efficiency
- Federation and Virtualization
- Fog and Edge Computing
- Industry Track
- General Track

Paper submission and Publication:

Authors are requested to submit papers reporting original research results and experience. The

page limit for full papers is 8 pages and for short papers is 6 pages. Papers should be prepared

using IEEE two-column template. See instructions on the conference website


All papers accepted for this conference will be published in the conference proceedings by the

IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Service (CPS). The proceedings will be submitted to

the IEEE-Xplore and the IEEE Computer Society (CSDL) digital libraries. The proceedings are also

submitted for indexing through IEE INSPEC, EI (Compendex), Thomson ISI, and other indexing


Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers for

special issues in international journals (see conference website).

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: 05 March 2018
Authors Notification: 16 May 2018
Final Manuscript Due: 12 June 2018

Organising Committee:

General Chairs
Bhavani Thuraisingham, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Program Chair
Jules Pagna Disso, Nettitude Group, UK

Local Organising Chair
Marisa CatalŠn Cid, i2Cat Foundation, Spain

Workshop Coordinator
Filipe Portela University of Minho Portugal

Journal Special Issues Coordinator
Farookh Hussain, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Publicity Chair
Joyce El Haddad, University of Paris Dauphine, France

Publication Chair
Irfan Awan, University of Bradford, UK

Track Chairs
David Chiu, University of Puget Sound, USA
Martine Bellache, …cole Polytechnique de Montrťal, Canada
Fang-Fang Chua, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Stefan Bosse, Universitšt Bremen, Germany
Marwan Hassani, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Xiaoying Bai, Tsinghua University, China
Daniel Camps, i2Cat Foundation, Spain
Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Anjali Agrawal, Concordia University, Canada
Chunsheng Zhu, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Madihah Mohd Saudi, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Malaysia
Joyce El Haddad, University of Paris Dauphine, France
Antonio Celesti, University of Messina, Italy
Luiz Fernando Bittencourt, University of Campinas, Brazil
Edmundo Madeira, University of Campinas, Brazil
Marcin Bajer, ABB Corporate Research, Krakůw, Poland
Natalia Kryvinska, University of Vienna, Austria

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