Call for Proposals for Hosting the IEEE World Forum on IoT 2026 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

The IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (IEEE WFIoT) is the premier event of the IEEE IoT Technical Community (TC), a multiple Society initiative aggregating the wide expertise inherent to the IoT domain.

The conference circulates annually from the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. WF-IoT 2023 was held in Aveiro, Portugal, WF-IoT 2024 will be in Ottawa, Canada and WF-IoT 2025 will be held in the Asia-Pacific Region.

IEEE WF-IoT aims to bring together experts in IoT from around the world and the diverse community of stakeholders that make up the IoT ecosystem. Today, that touches almost all sectors of the world economy. The World Forum will cover the breadth of activities, technologies, and applications in IoT, reflecting the vast range of interests and investment in IoT and its building blocks

We are now seeking proposals from interested institutions and industries for hosting this conference in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2026.

Proposals should be sent to the Chair of the IEEE IoT TC Conferences and Events Committee, Reza Malekian,, and copy Karen Pannullo, by 30 April 2024, detailing in the following files:

Please download the WF-IoT Bid Package.

Please download the WF-IoT Budget File.

The proposals will be evaluated by the IEEE IoT TC Conferences and Events Committee. The selected host will be announced in July 2024 and will be invited to attend WF-IoT 2024 in Ottawa, Canada, from 10th to 14th November 2024.

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