(updated 19 April 2016)
IEEE Future Directions is your resource to emerging technologies within IEEE. The team has identified specific technologies as primary focus areas and has established them as formal initiatives to engage IEEE and technologists globally. For each initiative, you can find a wealth of knowledge, resources, and opportunities in which to participate. Visit each featured portal for access to upcoming conferences, news articles, technical papers, related standards, professional organizations, and academic programs. To get involved in the initiatives and to stay informed, join the free technical communities available.
Current Future Directions conference activities include:
2016 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)
- The call for proposals and papers (PDF, 209 KB) is now open for the 2016 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), taking place 12-14 December in Reston, VA, USA. The theme of the 2016 IEEE WF-IoT is Smart Innovation for Vibrant Ecosystems. Topics for proposals include IoT enabling Technologies; IoT Application and Services; IoT Societal Impacts; Security and Privacy for the Internet of Things; and IoT Experimental Results and Deployment Scenarios. Special sessions and workshops proposals are due 30 April. Paper proposals and manuscripts are due 15 June. Tutorial and Industry Panel proposals are due 25 July.