Call for Papers

International Symposium on
Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems

16 - 19 September, 2020
Geel, Belgium


This is the official announcement for the "International Symposium on Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems 2019".

This year the event will be organized in collaboration with Thomas More University of Applied Sciences in Geel, Belgium. The workshop series was jointly initiated in 2002 by Vaasa UAS and Kiel UAS. Since then it has been very successfully organized in Vaasa, Kiel, Aveiro, Coimbra, Geel, Heraklion, Madeira, Chania, Espoo (Helsinki), Berlin, and Oostende.


The idea of the international symposium is to share knowledge and experiences in the areas of Ambient Intelligence, Embedded Systems, Internet Programming and Industrial IT.
It is aimed at researchers and developers from academia and industry as well as experienced students working in those areas of specialization.


Topics of Interest

The symposium will cover (but is not limited to) the following topics.

  • Smart City Technologies, ICT for Smart Cities, Ambient Intelligence (AmI), The Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data (BD), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML)
  • Embedded Systems, Microcontrollers, Sensors and Actuators, Ambient Intelligence Devices, Industry 4.0, Robotics
  • Applications of Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems
  • Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing, 5G Connectivity, Mobile Devices and Computing, Wireless Applications, Sensor Networks (WSNs), RFID/NFC, Wearables, Cyber-Physical Systems/Computing, Mobile/Cyber Security, Blockchain
  • Android and iOS App Development, Java and Python Programming
  • Teaching Embedded Systems and Mobile Technologies
  • International Project Development, R&D Management, Research Funding
  • Case Studies

Presentations will be accepted for the conference sessions and for the poster sessions.


Types and duration of presentations

  • Paper Presentation: 20 minutes
  • Lecture/Tutorial: 45 minutes

Other options are possible. Please consult the conference secretariat.

Submission Instructions for Abstracts: The abstracts should be prepared according to the following format: Abstract of about 250 words, MS-Word or PDF format, in English. Poster (preview) prepared in A4 format (210x297mm) as an MS-Word or PDF document.


Official Language

The official language of the symposium will be English.



Helmut Dispert
Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Kiel University of Applied Sciences
Kiel, Germany

Maarten Van Lint
Thomas More
Geel, Belgium