Message from EAI President regarding COVID-19
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EAI is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation
to ensure the safety, comfort and quality of experience for attendees and a successful course of the event. If required, the conference will be postponed (to a later date) or held in
an interactive, live online setting. EAI is committed to holding the conference in 2020. All matters related to publication and indexing remain unchanged, as well as the original location.

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Paper Submission is now open for the 4th edition of EAI SGIoT! Check out the Call for Papers.
Take a look back at the previous edition of EAI SGIoT here.
EAI SGIoT 2020 supports revolutionary EAI Community Review, find out more here.
Every author receives EAI Index credits – regardless of acceptance. Learn more about EAI’s Recognition Program here.
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Let the EAI Community help you build your career with collaborative research, objective evaluation, and fair recognition:

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Publication

All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

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Topics

In order to address and solve many of the tough challenges in the IoT-driven smart grid, prospective authors are cordially invited to submit their original and unpublished research contributions to this event on the following technical areas of (but not limited to) smart grid communications and IoT.

  • IoT enabled smart grid architectures and models
  • Communication networks for smart grids and smart metering
  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) communication and management
  • Sensor, actuator, and machine-to-machine (M2M) networks for smart grid
  • Support for storage, renewable or green energy resources, and micro-grids
  • Demand-side management, demand response, and dynamic pricing for smart grid
  • Smart grid cyber-security
  • Emerging applications, services, and management models of smart grid
  • Reliability, availability, resiliency, and robustness of smart grid
  • Simulation and performance analysis of smart grid communications and operations

About SGIoT 2020

The IoT is a grand vision as it ascribes the concept of millions of interconnected intelligent devices that can communicate with one another, and thereby control the world around us. Technically speaking, the smart grid can be considered to be an example of the IoT composed of embedded machines, which sense and control the behavior of the energy world. The IoT-driven smart grid is currently a hot area of research boosted by the global need to improve electricity access, economic growth of emerging countries, and the worldwide power plant capacity additions. GlobalData, a renowned consulting firm, forecasted that the global power transformer market is anticipated to increase from $10.3 billion in 2013 to $19.7 billion in 2020, with an astounding compound annual growth rate of 9.6 percent due to the phenomenal rise in energy demand in China, India and the Middle East. Therefore, it is the perfect time to invest research initiative, e.g., through our event, in the IoT-dominated smart grid sector. In addition to its timeliness, the event comprises a broad range of interests.

The theme invites ideas on how to achieve more efficient use of resources based largely on the IoT-based machine-to-machine (M2M) interactions of millions of smart meters and sensors in the smart grid specific communication networks such as home area networks, building area networks, and neighborhood area networks. The smart grid also encompasses IoT technologies, which monitor transmission lines, manage substations, integrate renewable energy generation (e.g., solar or wind), and utilize hybrid vehicle batteries. Through these technologies, the authorities can smartly identify outage problems, and intelligently schedule the power generation and delivery to the customers. Furthermore, the smart grid should teach us a valuable lesson that security must be designed in from the start of any IoT deployment. Since there is an alarming lack of standards to address the protection of the secret keys and/or the life-cycle security of the embedded smart grid devices, intruders could use conventional attack techniques to breach the security just as in any other IoT deployment.

About EAI

This event is organized by EAI.

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

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Previous SGIoT editions

2019 – TaiChung, Taiwan
2018 – Niagara Falls, Canada
2017 – Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

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