It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the Internet of Things for the Global Community - IoTGC, to be held in Funchal, Madeira Island, July 10th to 13th, 2017. This conference is organized by University of Madeira (UMa) and Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI).

Contributions are welcome in both theoretical developments and practical implementations in all areas involving Internet of Things. Between all contributions presented, two will be selected to receive a best paper award. More information in the call for papers. IoTGC will provide an excellent opportunity for presenting new results and to discuss the latest research and developments in the field.

Participation of young scientists is strongly encouraged. A reduced registration fee will be available for students. The conference is intended as an international forum where an effective exchange of knowledge and experience amongst researchers active in various theoretical and applied areas can take place.

Participation of scientists from academia and industry is particularly welcome. The program will include also considerable space for promoting new technical applications and developments, real-world challenges and success stories.

This conference is co-located with IWOBI and ES2DE and participants can follow all the conferences.

Best Paper Award

Recognition Rate Difference Between Real-Time And Offline Human Activity Recognition

by Jozsef Suto, Stefan Oniga, Claudiu Lung and Ioan Orha
University of Debrecen, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Best Student Paper Award

Smart Mobility: A Survey

by Ricardo Faria, Lina Brito, Karolina Baras and José Silva
M-ITI, Universidade da Madeira, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, ISTAR-IUL

Venue: Madeira Island, Portugal


Madeira Island, Portugal

North Coast

Madeira Island, Portugal

Mountain Paths

Madeira Island, Portugal

Important Dates (Call for Papers)


March 19, 2017

Special Sessions
March 19, 2017

Short Paper/On going work
March 26, 2017


New date:May 10, 2017

Camera Ready
New date:May 24, 2017


Early Registration
New date:May 24, 2017

Registration Limit (for authors)
New date:June 20, 2017

On-site registrations are welcome.


Conference Dates
July 10-13, 2017

Madeira Island


Conference Areas

Advanced manufacturing and logistics with IoT
Application Specific IoT (ASIT)
Artificial Intelligence in IoT
Big Data in IoT
Cloud Computing and IoT
Electronics for IoT
IoT Applications
IoT Enabling Technologies
IoT Experimental Results and Deployment Scenarios
Internet of Things for Smart Cities
IoT Fundamentals
IoT Interactions
IoT in renewable energy
IoT Multimedia
IoT Societal Impacts
IoT Regulations
IoT Services
Security and Privacy for Internet of Things
Sensor and Sensing Technologies in IoT

Invited Speakers

Prof. Antonio Ravelo, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Prof. Sergi Bermudez i Badia, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute/Universidade da Madeira
Prof. Rafael Pérez Jiménez, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies
Carpathian Journal of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Neural Computing and Applications
Pattern Recognition
Springer Computing
Sustainable Cities and Society
Entropy-Based Applied Signal Processing


The conference will award, at least, a Best Student Paper and a Best Paper award among the registered and presented papers.

General Chair

Morgado Dias - University of Madeira and Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute

Local Organizing Committee

Morgado Dias, UMa & M-ITI
Eduardo Marques, UMa
Filipe Quintal, UMa & M-ITI
Herlander Mata-Lima, UNILA
Karolina Baras, UMa & M-ITI
Lina Brito, UMa & M-ITI
Lucas Pereira, M-ITI
Mary Barreto, UMa & M-ITI
Tiago Meireles, UMa
Dario Baptista, M-ITI
Fábio Mendonça, M-ITI
Roham Torabi, M-ITI
Sandy Rodrigues, M-ITI
Sheikh Mostafa, M-ITI

UMa: University of Madeira
M-ITI: Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute
UNILA: Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana

Paper Submission Guidelines

All papers must be submitted electronically and in PDF format, through easychair. The material presented should be original and not published or under submission elsewhere. Each paper is limited to 6 pages (or 10 pages with the over length charge), following strictly the IEEE conference proceedings format (8.5" x 11", Two-Column) that can be found here. Figures and references must be included in the 10 pages. Oversized papers will be automatically rejected by the PC chairs. At least one of the authors of each accepted paper must register early to attend the conference, in order for the paper to appear in the conference proceedings.

2017 Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore/Digital Library.

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