CALL FOR PAPERS - NET4us 2023 (deadline extension, firm)

2nd Workshop on Networked Sensing Systems for a Sustainable Society (NET4us
In conjunction with ACM MOBICOM - The 29th Annual International Conference
On Mobile Computing And Networking, 2-6 Oct. 2023, Madrid, SPAIN

The deadline for submissions has been extended until July 3rd, 2023 (FIRM

With today's advancements in IoT sensor technologies and wireless and
mobile connectivity, digital innovation and sustainability concepts have
become mutually reinforcing. Companies must embrace digital transformation
to pivot to more energy-efficient solutions, use resources more responsibly
and organize processes in ways that reduce waste. Examples of possible
actuation areas are energy management, air pollution monitoring, fleet
management, water management, and farming. At the same time, the growth of
the number of IoT deployments and its integration in the 5G and future 6G
mobile networking contexts requires the solutions themselves to be green
and sustainable, with, for example, the integration and use of energy and
environmentally conscious technical solutions for communications. With
these objectives in mind, researchers must overcome several challenges,
ranging from developing "better" and novel sensing objects that must be
energy-efficient, and able to communicate via wide-area networks (e.g.,
LPWAN) to relying on the general public for the deployment of such systems
and crowdsourcing the data collection using mobile sensing devices (e.g.,
citizen science initiatives).

The NET4us workshop offers a singular opportunity to discuss novel research
contributions addressing systems and applications based on mobile computers
and wireless networks in the specific area of networked sensing systems for
a sustainable society while considering multidisciplinary approaches that
emphasize the human role in resolving these issues. We propose this
workshop to provide an alternative forum for the researchers of mobile
networked sensing solutions and help create a community around this topic.
With this workshop, we intend to attract contributions from different areas
and backgrounds, to facilitate multidisciplinary discussions across
academicians, practitioners, and policymakers, leading to high-impact and
transformative research.

• Addressing Latency Challenges for Mobile and XR Applications
• Analysis, simulation, testbed, and measurement campaigns
• Converged communication, computing, and storage technologies
• Crowd-sensing, human-centric sensing, citizen science
• Data collection, organization and dissemination methods
• Digital twins networking and system
• Emerging applications (e.g., Smart Tourism, Society 5.0, ...)
• Energy efficiency, energy harvesting, power management, and green
• Enhancing user experience and interaction with sensing systems
• Environmental intelligence solutions
• Industrial Network and Industry 4.0
• IoT for Open Science
• Lightweight security design
• Mobile communication in remote and extreme conditions
• Network pluralism for integrated connectivity in the edge-cloud continuum
• Rural area sensing and connectivity solutions
• Smart objects, cooperative devices, environments, middleware, and
• TinyML systems and application
• Ultra-low-power IoT technologies and embedded systems architectures
• Virtualization, sensors aggregation, sensors sharing
• Zero-emission base stations, communication devices, and networks

* Please submit your paper via

* Submissions deadline: July 3rd, 2023 (FIRM DEADLINE)
* Camera-ready papers due: August 11, 2023
* Workshops date: October 2, 2023

* Pietro Manzoni, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
* Catia Prandi, University of Bologna, Italy

* Marco Zennaro, ICTP, Trieste, Italy
* Nathalie Mitton, Inria Lille-Nord Europe / FUN, France
* Ruidong Li, Kanazawa University, Japan


*Pietro Manzoni @ Universitat Politècnica de Valè**ncia (SPAIN)*



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