IoT 2021 will take place from Tuesday (Nov 9) until Thursday (Nov 11) and feature a (parallel) Workshops / Tutorials / Doctoral Consortium Day on Monday (Nov 8). The main program and all side events will take place on the Campus of the University of St.Gallen as well as online. All lunches and coffee breaks will be provided on-site for the full four days and we will provide many opportunities to interact physically and virtually.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday

Thursday (Nov 11)

Timetable
8:00 AMRegistration
Room 02-001 (Aula)
9:30 AM

Paper Session #6: AI and Security for the IoT (speakers on location)

Room 01-011 (Main Building)

An Expert Digital Companion for Working Environments
(Janick Spirig, Kimberly Garcia, Simon Mayer)

NURSE: eNd-UseR IoT malware detection tool for Smart homEs
(Antoine d’Estalenx, Carlos Ganan)

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10:30 AMCoffee break
Room FOY01-01
11:00 AM

Paper Session #7: AI and Privacy for the IoT (speakers online)

Room 01-011 (Main Building)

Privacy Preserving Workflow Detection for Manufacturing Using Neural Networks based Object Detection
(Abdelrahman Ahmad, Michael Haslgrübler, Alois Ferscha, Behrooz Azadin, Georgios Sopidis)

Task Offloading in Autonomous IoT Systems using Deep Reinforcement Learning and ns3-gym
(Abdel Kader Chabi Sika Boni, Hassan Hassan, Khalil Drira)

Addressing Worker Safety and Accident Prevention with AI
(Jaroslava Huber, Michael Haslgrübler, Martin Schobesberger, Alois Ferscha, Viktorijo Malisa, Georg Effenberger)

A System for Efficient Path Planning and Target Assignment for Robotic Swarms in Agriculture
(Jochem Postmes, Nicolò Botteghi, Beril Sirmacek, Andreas Kamilaris)

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1:00 PMLunch
Room FOY01-01
2:00 PMConference Closing (Best Paper/Poster/Demo Awards)

Room 01-011 (Main Building)

Monday (Nov 8)

Timetable
8:00 AMRegistration
Room FOY01-01 (Main Building)
9:00 AM
4th Workshop on Interoperability and Open-Source Solutions for the Internet of Things (InterOSS, hybrid)

Room 01-104 (Main Building)

11:00 AMCoffee break
Room FOY01-01
11:30 AM
4th Workshop on Interoperability and Open-Source Solutions for the Internet of Things (InterOSS, hybrid)

Room 01-104 (Main Building)

1:00 PMLunch
Room FOY01-01 (Main Building)
2:00 PMTutorial: Internet of Things: Concepts and System Design (hybrid)

Room 01-114 (Main Building)


Doctoral Consortium

Room 01-103 (Main Building)

Internet of Things (IoT) and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Monitoring in the Health Domain
(Reena John, Rameez Raja Kureshi, Dr Dhavalkumar Thakker and Dr Bhupesh Kumar Mishra)

Intervention User Interfaces for the Smart Home
(Christopher Lentzsch)

3:30 PMCoffee break
Room FOY01-01
4:00 PM
Tutorial: Internet of Things: Concepts and System Design (hybrid)

Room 01-114 (Main Building)


Workshop on Internet of Things based Health Services and Applications (IoT HSA, hybrid)


Room 01-104 (Main Building)

6:00 PMEnd of Day 1

Tuesday (Nov 9)

Timetable
8:00 AMRegistration
Room 02-001 (Aula)
9:00 AMConference Opening

Room 02-001 (Aula)
10:00 AMKeynote (speaker on location):

Prof. Dr. Kay Römer
Towards Indoor GPS


Room 02-001 (Aula)
11:00 AMCoffee break
Room FOY01-01
11:30 AM

Paper Session #1: IoT Architectures & Interoperability in IoT (speakers on location)

Room 02-001 (Aula)

HYDRO: Hybrid Orchestration of In-Network Computations for the Internet of Things
(Uthra Ambalavanan, Dennis Grewe, Naresh Nayak, Joerg Ott)

OPM: An Ontology-Based Package Manager for Building Operating Systems
(Jakob Hviid, Aslak Johanssen, Fisayo Caleb Sangogboye, Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard)

Integrating Multi-Disciplinary Offline and Online Engineering in Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems through DevOps
(Iori Mizutani, Ganesh Ramanathan, Simon Mayer)

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1:00 PMLunch
Room FOY01-01
2:00 PM

Paper Session #2: IoT Architectures & Interoperability in IoT (speakers online)

Room 02-001 (Aula)

An Integrated Platform for Multi-Model Digital Twins
(Somayeh Malakuti, Reuben Borrison, Arzam Kotriwala, Benjamin Kloepper, Erik Nordlund, Kristian Ronnberg)

An IoT-based Framework for an Optimal Monitoring and Control of Cyber-Physical Systems: Application on Biogas Production System
(Mohamed Anis Aguida, Samir Ouchani, Mourad Benmalek)

A User-driven Adaptation Approach for Microservice-based IoT Applications
(Martina De Sanctis, Henry Muccini, Karthik Vaidhyanathan)

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3:30 PMCoffee Break
Room FOY01-01
4:00 PMPoster & Demo Madness (15min)

Room 02-001 (Aula)


Poster & Demo Session (with drinks)

Testbed in Wireless City Mesh Network with Application to Federated Learning Experiments
(Felix Freitag, Pedro Vilchez, Lu Wei, Chung-Hung Liu and Mennan Selimi)

Smart Waste Disposal with Edge-Cloud Continuum Architecture
(Josef Spillner, Mengwei Liu and Peng Zhan)

Air Quality – Smart Cities with IoT-ENabled Citizen Engagement Approach
(Rameez Raja Kureshi, Dhavalkumar Thakker, Bhupesh Kumar Mishra and Reena John)

Safe Gate – IoT system to support sanitary measures to combat COVID-19
(Gabriel de Almeida Souza, Gustavo de Carvalho Bertoli, Guilherme Torres Ferreira, Júlio César Leitão A. de Farias and Cecilia A. C. Cesar)

An Exploration Into Tracking the Use of Consumer Goods with RFID
(Gustavo Berumen, Anthony Brown, Martin Baumers and Joel E. Fischer)

Micro-Activities Recognition and Macro Worksteps Classification for Industrial IoT Processes
(Georgios Sopidis, Abdelrahman Ahmad, Michael Haslgrübler and Alois Ferscha)

Interaction Qualities For Interactions With, Between, And Through IoT Devices
(Albrecht Kurze)

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7:00 PMConference Dinner at Militärkantine St.Gallen
7:00 PM (arrival)
7:30 PM (dinner)

Directions (walking)
Directions (public transport)

Wednesday (Nov 10)

Timetable
8:00 AMRegistration
Room 02-001 (Aula)
9:00 AM

Paper Session #3: Energy Efficiency in IoT & Interoperability in IoT (speakers online)

Room 02-001 (Aula)

Improving efficiency of RF energy harvesting in wearable IoT applications
(Juan-Manuel Lopez-Garde, Jon Legarda-Macon, Ruben Del-Rio-Ruinz)

On-site Online Condition Monitoring of Medium-Voltage Switchgear Units
(Christina Nicolaou, Ahmad Mansour, Kristof Van Laerhoven)

Business Process Models for Analysis of Industrial IoT Applications
(Ajay Krishna, Gwen Salaün)

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11:00 AMCoffee break
Room FOY01-01
11:30 AM

Paper Session #4: Interoperability in IoT & IoT Impact (speakers on location)

Room 02-001 (Aula)

Service Portability and Information Discovery in Building Operating Systems using Semantic Modeling
(Jakob Hviid, Aslak Johansen, Gabe Fierro, Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard)

Interoperability vs. Tradition: Benefits and Challenges of Web of Things in Building Automation
(Ganesh Ramanathan, Maria Husmann, Simon Mayer)

Life cycle assessment of an Internet of Things product: Environmental impact of an intelligent smoke detector
(Oliver Manz, Sonja Meyer, Corinna Baumgartner)

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1:00 PMLunch
Room FOY01-01
2:00 PM

Paper Session #5: AI and Machine Learning for the IoT (speakers online)

Room 02-001 (Aula)

A Predictive Authorization Approach for IoT Environments
(Andrew Blower, Gerald Kotonya)

Is it Nemo or Dory? Fast and accurate object detection for IoT and edge devices
(Sudhanshu Agarwal, Richard Vuduc)

Using Dynamic Perceptually Important Points for Data Reduction in IoT
(Taimur Hafeez, Gavin McArdle)

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3:30 PMCoffee Break
Room FOY01-01
4:00 PM
Keynote (speaker online): Prof. Dr. Sanjay Sarma

Room 02-001 (Aula)

5:30 PMPoster & Demo Session (with finger food and drinks)

Room 02-001 (Aula)

Energy Management in Off-grid Homes by Forecasting
(Daniel Hofer and Karin Anna Hummel)

IOT as enabler of workers’ stress detection in manufacturing systems of the future
(Amer Kajmakovic, Samuel Manfredi, Markus Brillinger and Dominik Leder)

Web of Things in Building Automation
(Ganesh Ramanathan, Maria Husmann and Simon Mayer)

Towards Explaining the Effects of Contextual Influences on Cyber-Physical Systems
(Sanjiv S. Jha, Simon Mayer and Kimberly García)

Physical Unclonable Functions for IoT Security using Free Software
(Arnaud Durand and Jacques Pasquier)

Design and Implementation of an Open-Source NB-IoT Core Network
(Panagiotis Tzimotoudis, Nikos Makris and Thanasis Korakis)