Call for Workshop Proposals

Proposals are invited for half- or full-day workshops. Workshop proposals for ICCVE 2016 should include:

Title and specific goals;
Specific topics to be addressed;
Relevance and significance of this workshop to the main conference;
A history of the workshop, if not being offered for the first time;
Estimated paper submission volume and paper acceptance rate;
Expected attendance;
Length – Full day or half day;
Names, affiliations and email addresses of the workshop organizers.

Workshop proposals should not exceed 3 pages and should be submitted to the Workshops Committee (

Important Dates
Proposal Submission Deadline: May 27, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: Jun 10, 2016
Workshop Paper Submission Deadline: Jul 8, 2016
Workshop Paper Acceptance Notification: Aug 8, 2016
Workshop Paper Final Manuscript Due: Sep 16, 2016
Conference Dates: Sep 12-16, 2016

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  Wireless Communications and Vehicular Networking
V2V, V2I and V2X Communications;
Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANET);
Delay-Tolerant Networks (DTN);
Mesh Networks and Sensor Networks;
In-Vehicle Networks and Communications;
Networking with Other Road Users;
Vehicular Network as a Sensor Network;
Security and Privacy;
Reliability and Dependability;
Architecture, Algorithms and Protocols (MAC, Routing, Mobility Management, Data Dissemination, etc.);
In-Network Processing and Aggregation;
Modeling, Simulation, Emulation and Performance Evaluation;
Performance, Quality-of-Service (QoS) and Management;
Signal Processing;
Antennas and Propagation;
Radio Resource Management;
Energy Management;
Multiple Antenna Systems and Space-Time-Frequency Processing;
Transmission and Modulation;
Opportunistic and Cooperative Networking;
Cognitive Radio / Software Defined Radio and Spectrum Sensing;
Cooperative Communications, Distributed MIMOs and Relaying;
PHY and MAC Layer Design for Cooperative Wireless Networks;
Wireless Multiple Access;
Cross-Layer Design and Optimization;
PANs, LANs, MANs and WANs (e.g. IEEE 802.15, 3, 11, 16, 20);
Satellite & Space Communications;
Access Networks;
Fixed-Mobile Convergence;
Green, Energy-efficient and Energy-aware Networks and Communication Systems;
Green Communication Applications and Services;
Energy Saving and Footprint Reduction;
Human Electromagnetic Exposure and Electromagnetic Pollution;
Emission Modelling and Environmental Impact Assessment;
Impact on Transportation Efficiency and Safety;
Experimental Systems, Field Operational Tests and Testbeds;
Standardization and Economical Models;
Regional Requirements and Consequences;
Applications and Services in Industries (Transportation, Logistics, Automotive, Smart Cities, Smart Grid, etc.).

  Mobile Internet, Mobility Internet and Internet of Things
Mobile Web-based Applications and Services;
Information Distribution Services and Location Based Services;
Context Aware Applications and Services;
Broadband and Multimedia Applications and Services (IPTV, DMB, etc.);
Wireless Body Area Network Applications;
Service Architectures and Middleware;
Service Creation and Composition;
Security in Mobile Applications and Services;
Digital Convergence;
Mobile e-Commerce;
Mobile Cloud;
Augmented Reality;
3D Internet;
Next Generation Internet;
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS);
Machine-to-Machine (M2M);
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing;
Edge Computing and Appliance;
Big Data;
Internet of Things (IoT);
IoT Architectures;
IoT Sensors and Actuators;
IoT Networks and Communications;
IoT Data Processing and Storage;
IoT Reliability and Security;
IoT Management and Maintenance;
IoT Industry Solutions (Transportation, Logistics, Automotive, Smart Cities, Smart Grid, etc.);
IoT Business Models and Ecosystem.

  Cooperative Driving, Intelligent and Autonomous Vehicles
V2V, V2I and V2X Systems, Applications and Services;
Telematics Systems, Applications Services;
Driver Assistance;
Active Safety (Lane Departure Warning/Lane Keeping Assistance, Collision & Blindspot Warning, Active Pedestrian Protection, Backover Protection, Collision Imminent Braking, Collision Avoidance);
Vehicle Environment Perception;
Driver State and Intent Recognition;
Driver Behavior Monitoring;
Eco-Driving, Eco-Routing and Energy-Efficient Vehicles;
Cooperative Vehicle-Infrastructure Systems;
Vehicle-Highway Automation;
Impact on Traffic Flows;
Vision, Radar, Lidar Systems and Processing in Vehicles and ITS;
Audio and Speech Systems and Processing in Vehicles and ITS;
Data Fusion and Information Integration in Vehicles and ITS;
Pattern Analysis and Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and ITS;
Human Factors and Consumer Experience in Vehicles and ITS;
Human-Machine Interface and Interaction (HMI) in Vehicles and ITS;
Assistive Mobility Systems;
Automated, Intelligent and Autonomous Vehicles and Robots;
Architectures for Intelligent Autonomous Systems (Land, Marine, Aerial and Space Vehicles);
Fault Tolerant Autonomous System Architectures;
Smart Sensors, Sensor Networks and Sensor Integration for Autonomous Vehicles and Robots;
Multiple Vehicle Systems and Networks of Autonomous Vehicles;
Multiple Robot Systems and Networks;
Cooperative Robots and Cooperative Driverless Vehicles;
Decision Making for Autonomous Driving;
Applications, Case Studies and Test Evaluations of Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles;
Field Robotics (Search and Rescue, Agriculture, Humanitarian Demining, etc.);
Indoor Robotics (Entertainment, Service Robots, Domestic Robots, Rehabilitation and Biomedical Robotic, etc.);
Navigation, Guidance and Control of Autonomous Vehicles;
Intelligent, Autonomous and Autonomic Systems in ITS;
Socially-inspired Mechanisms for Future Mobility Services;
Collaborative Driving to Demonstrate Global Traffic Improvements;
Coexistence of Manually Operated and Automated Vehicles;
Simulation, Experimental Systems, Testbeds and Field Trials.

  Automotive Electronics and Automatic Control
Automotive Electronics Outlook and Roadmap;
Sensors and Actuators in Vehicles and ITS;
Vehicle Fuel Efficiency through Connectivity;
Remote Service Provisioning and Over-the-Air Upgrading;
Infotainment, Navigation and Telematics Systems;
Safety, Security and Evacuation Systems;
User Interfaces (Haptic, Speech, HUD, Biometric, etc.);
In-Vehicle Audio/Video;
In-Vehicle Accessories;
Automotive Camera Systems;
Vehicular Signal Processing;
Instrumentation, Measurement, Diagnostics and Prognostics;
Tire-Pressure Monitoring;
Non-traction Motor Drives;
High Temperature Electronics;
Lower Power Consumption Devices;
Vehicle Bus;
Electronic Control Units (ECU);
On Board Units (OBU);
System-level, Board-level and Chip-level Electronics;
Highly Integrated Automotive Electronics;
Embedded Systems, Operating Systems, Middleware and Applications;
Electrical & Electronic Systems;
Electro-Mechanical Designs and Micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS);
Electronics Reliability;
Electro Magnetic Compatibility;
Automotive Control and Mechatronics;
Drive-by-Wire, X-by-Wire Controls;
Powertrain and Propulsion Controls;
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Smart Speed Controls;
Vehicle Dynamics and Stability Controls;
Vehicle State Estimation;
Human Factors in Driving Dynamics;
Integrated Motion Control;
Control Systems in Road Facilities and Roadside Infrastructure.

  Transportation and Connected Vehicles
Traffic Theory, Modeling, and Simulation;
Traffic and Travel Data and Information;
Computational Transportation and Society;
Cloud Computing for Transportation;
Transportation Performance Data and Connected Vehicles;
Floating Vehicles and Traffic Flow Analysis;
Traffic Management;
Traffic and Communications Networks;
Intelligent Infrastructure and Guidance Systems;
Traffic Control and Routing;
Incident and Disaster Detection and Management;
Congestion Management and Avoidance;
Congestion Control by Cooperative Data Analysis;
Infrastructure Capacity Management;
Road Charging, Tolling and Electronic Toll Collection;
Vehicle Clearance and Safety Inspection;
Parking Management and Electronic Parking Payments;
Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety and Mobility systems;
Mass Transit and Regional Transit Systems;
Fleet and Commercial Vehicle Operations (Secure Cargo Management, Hazardous Goods Tracking, etc.);
Connected Vehicles for Special Needs;
Vehicle Ownership and Usage Alternatives (Shared Ownership, Renting, etc.);
Pay-as-you-Drive (PAYD) and Vehicle Insurance;
Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII);
Emergency Warning System for Vehicles;
Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control;
Cooperative Forward Collision Warning;
Intersection Collision Avoidance;
Highway-Rail Intersection Warning;
Transit or Emergency Vehicle Signal Priority;
Approaching Emergency Vehicle Warning;
In-Vehicle Signing;
Rollover Warning;
Probe Data Collection;
Multimodal Transportation (Journey Planner, Real Time Traveler Information, Payment and Ticketing, Outdoor and Indoor Navigation, etc.);
Innovative Multimodal Mobility Services (Public Transport, Vehicle Sharing, etc.);
Green, Environmental and Sustainable Transportation;
Integration of Transportation Systems into Urban Environments;
Simulation, Experimental Systems, Testbeds and Field Trials;
Deployment Strategies and Predictions;
Implementations and Practices;
Innovative Concepts for Promoting Traffic Safety and Mobility.

  Electric Vehicle and Transportation Electrification
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV);
Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV);
Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV);
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV);
EV System Architecture Concepts for Passenger, Service and Utility Vehicles;
EV Systems Modeling, Simulation and Testing;
EV Components (Powertrains and Controllers, High Voltage Wiring, Thermal Systems, etc.);
EV Energy Storage Solutions (Battery Chemistry, Ultra Capacitor, Fuel Cell, Battery Management System, etc.);
EV Charging Solutions (AC and DC Conductive Charging, Wireless Charging, Smart Charging, Fast Charging, etc.);
EV Power Electronics;
EV Mass Production and Manufacturing;
EV Maintainability;
EV Mobility Services and Customer Experience;
Power Grid Opportunities and Challenges for EV Charging/Discharging;
Power Grid and Renewable Energy Resource Interfacing for EV Mass Deployment;
Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) and Interconnection of Devices with Smart Grid;
EV Infrastructure Support;
EV Fleet and Infrastructure Asset Management;
IT and Communications for EV and EV Ecosystem;
Global Standards Developments for EV and their Impact on EV R&D, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Deployment;
New Concepts and New Trends in EV R&D, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Deployment;
EV-related Educational Programs for Engineers, Legislators and Customers;
International View on EV Market Development.

  Geographic, Spatial and Social Information Systems
Positioning, Navigation and Localization Systems;
LBS (Location Based Services) and SOLOMO (Social, Local, Mobile) Applications and Services;
Map Data and Map Features for Connected Vehicles and ITS;
Indoor Positioning and Navigation;
Vehicle, Pedestrian and Robot Positioning and Navigation;
Location-aided Communications and Services;
Satellite (GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, COMPASS, etc.) and Terrestrial Solutions for Accurate and Reliable Positioning;
Cellular based Positioning and Hybrid Approaches;
UWB and Narrow Band Positioning;
MIMO Positioning;
Distributed and Collaborative Localization;
Geoscience and Remote Sensing for Connected Vehicles and ITS;
Aeronautical and Maritime Systems.

  Manufacturing and Product Safety Engineering in Connected Vehicles
Manufacturing and Product Safety Engineering of Vehicles and Automotive Electronics;
Manufacturing and Product Safety Engineering of In-Vehicle and Mobile Consumer Electronics;
Manufacturing and Product Safety Engineering of ITS Devices;
OEM Global Supply Chain;
Aftermarket Supply Chain.

  Practices, Recommendations and Standards in Connected Vehicles
Vehicular Networking Standards and Practices;
Electric Vehicle and Smart Grid Standards and Practices;
ITS Standards and Practices;
Other Emerging Standards and Practices for Connected Vehicles and ITS;
Adoption of IEEE 802 Standards (WiFi/WAVE/MESH, ZigBee, Bluetooth, WiMAX, etc.) in Connected Vehicles and ITS;
Adoption of Cellular Standards (2G/3G/4G) in Connected Vehicles and ITS;
Adoption of DSRC, CALM, RFID, Satellite, MM-wave, Infrared, and Other Standards in Connected Vehicles and ITS.

  Policy, Economics and Social Implications of Connected Vehicles
Policy, Governance, Cooperation and Organization for Connected Vehicles and ITS;
Economics, Business Model and Financing of Connected Vehicles and ITS;
Social Implications, Impact Assessment and Benefits of Connected Vehicles and ITS;
Education, Training and Awareness of Connected Vehicles and ITS;
Connected Vehicles and ITS in Developing Countries.

  Connected Drones for Consumer and Commercial Uses
Connected Drones for Consumer and Commercial Uses

  Smart Personal Vehicles
Smart Personal Vehicles

  Shared Mobility: from Technology to Business
Shared Mobility: from Technology to Business

  Cybersecurity in Vehicles and Transportation Systems
Cybersecurity in Vehicles and Transportation Systems

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