IoT Cloud For Societal Applications

ACM/CSI/IEEECS Research & Industry Symposium in honour of
Shri. F.C. Kohli, Father of Indian Software Industry


ACM/CSI/IEEECS Research & Industry Symposium on 

IoT Cloud For Societal Applications (IoTCloud’21)

(In honour of Shri. F.C. Kohli, Father of Indian Software Industry)



3rd May 2021


Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam


Organized by: ACM, CSI & IEEE CS Chennai, IEEE SB, ACM SC of IIIT Kottayam


Patrons: Prof. Rajiv V. Dharaskar (Director-IIIT-Kottayam), Dr. M. Radhakrishnan (Registrar)


Dr. Shajulin Benedict, IIIT-Kottayam

Mr. H.R. Mohan, Chair, ACM Chennai




Aim and Scope: The symposium on IoT Cloud for Societal Applications aims at bringing online together specialists and researchers who propose innovations in the field of the recent trends of technologies such as IoT, Cloud, Edge, Fog, Blockchain, AI and so forth. The symposium will include invited lectures and research paper presentation from industries and academia covering the recent trends. 

The key topics of the symposium include (but not restricted to)

  • IoT Cloud, CPS
  • IIoT, Consumer IoT
  • Performance Analysis Tools 
  • Green Technologies for Clouds/Grids/IoT/Mobile Clouds
  • Smart City Applications
  • Smart Mobility 
  • Cognitive IoT Services and IoT Analytics
  • Federated Learning and Blockchain


Online/Virtual Mode: The symposium will take place online/virtual at the AIC IIIT Kottayam, an incubation centre of the Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam. IIIT-Kottayam is an Institute of National Importance declared under an act of parliament.

Submissions: IoTCloud’21 invites submissions that have not been published and that are not under review by another conference or journal. All submissions will be reviewed for their technical soundness, originality, and the interests of the symposium. Submissions must use IEEE format for online proceedings (max.6 pages). 

Author Registration STEPS:

Step: 1. Write an article (as per IEEE conference template available here -- 4 to 6 pages
Step: 2. Pay Rs. 500 per submission to the following bank details:
Name of the Bank: Canara Bank
Name of the Account: IoT Cloud
Account Number: 4674101002893
IFSC Code: CNRB0004674
Step: 3. Register and Submit your paper at (as ROLE=Author) in the submission portal.
Step: 4. Fill up the Google Form along with the Fee receipt and paper in PDF .

Participant Registration STEPS:

Steps: 1. Pay Rs. 200 per participation (other than authors) to the above bank details.
Steps: 3. Register with the Google Form along with the Fee receipt. .

Proceedings: Accepted papers will be published as online proceedings. Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit their versions to a special issue of SCI/non-SCI peer reviewed journals (Visit website).


Awards Top three papers presented will receive cash prize of Rs. 10000, Rs. 7500 & Rs.5000 respectively.

Other Benefits: All Papers will be published in our proceedings.
Certificates for all presenters from the sponsors (ACM/IEEECS/CSI) and AIC-IIITKottayam;
Additionally, selected papers will be invited to the ongoing special issue of Elsevier (edited by the organizer).


Important Dates: 

  Full paper submission                    10.3.2021

Notification of acceptance                            10.4.2021

   Final version in IEEE format        25.4.2021

Deadline for Registration              30.4.2021


Advisory Committee

Shri. R. Ramanan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, India

Dr. P. Balasubramaniam , Theme Work Analytics Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore

Dr. Bijoy A. Jose, CSI, Kochi Hub, Kerala

Mr. Bindhumadhava, CDAC, Bangalore

Dr. Deepti Sasidharan, CSI, Kerala

Dr. John Prakash, Anna University Chennai

Dr. Deepthi Sasidharan, CSI, Kerala

Dr. Michael H. Gerndt,  TUM, Germany

Mr. H.R. Mohan, ACM Chennai

Dr. Radu Prodan, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Dr. Rajkamal, Ex-VC-Indore University

Dr. Riduan M Abid, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco

Mr. Sabarinath G. Pillai, IEEE IC

Dr. P. Sakthivel, IEEE CS Madras

Dr. Sameer S. Shende,  University of Oregeon, US

Mr. P.V. Subramanian, CSI Chennai

Dr. V. Vasudevan, KLU, Srivilliputhur

Dr. Ventsislav Petkov, Deloitte, Germany

Prof. V. Ramakrishnan, ex-Director (IISER-TVM)

Prof. G. Giridhar, Dy.Director, SRRA

Prof. P. Mohanan, Dean-Academics, IIITKottayam


Local Organizing Committee

Dr. Arun Cyril Jose - Finance 

Dr. Benifa Bibal J.V - Technical

Dr. Bini A.A - Technical 

Dr. Ebin Deni Raj. - Technical 

Mr. Harilal S.B.– Publicity

Dr. Jayakrushna Sahoo - Publicity

Dr. Kala S. - Resource Person

Dr. Panchami V. – Finance

Mr. Siju K.S. – Local Logistics

Dr. Victer Paul - Publication

All faculties/Staff (AIC & IIITK)


For further details…

Contact:  Dr. Shajulin Benedict

Phone No: 0482-2202155, 9443543746 (Whatsapp)


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