Number of Participants : 32
Date : January 5,6
Societies Involved : IEEE Consumer Electronics Society
IEEE Computer Society.

The IEEE International Workshop on Internet of Things and Smart Cities (IW-IoTSC) was held at College of Engineering Trivandrum from January 5 to 6 January 2016. It was a 2 day technical workshop which introduced participants to the intricacies of the IoT devices.This was followed by a Rapid Prototyping Session to provide a hands on experience for the participants.The event was held in association with Future Tech Labs.


To bring together key players in IoT and Smart City domains into a platform to examine key and critical innovations in IoT and Smart City initiatives.

Targeted Audience

  1. Junior Researchers.
  2. Industry Professionals
  3. Academicians
  4. Decision making Government
  5. OfficialsStudents


The event started on January 5,2016 and had participants joining in from around the country.There was also a provision for international participants to join in through Remote Participation as webinar.



  • Introduction to Internet of Things and Smart Cities


Speaker:Soumya Kanti Datta- Research Engineer in Eurecom, France and a Co-Founder of Future Tech Lab


  • The IoT Standardization Conundrum: The Way Forward


Speaker: Vishwas Lakkundi- Technical Architect at Altiux Innovations India


  • Keynote by Thinagaran Perumal


Speaker:Thinagaran Perumal- Assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia


  • Keynote Speech by Nahum D. Gershon


Speaker:Nahum D. Gershon- Principal Scientist at The MITRE Corp


  • Talk by Dhananjay Singh


Speaker: Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics Engineering at Hankuk (Korea) University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), South Korea


  • Keynote Speech by Roberto Minerva


Speaker: Chairman, IEEE Internet of Things Initiative


  • Panel Discussion on IoT and Smart Cities
  • Rapid Prototyping Session