Hosted Conferences

Conferences hosted by the UCSB Center for Spatial Studies. International Conference on the Internet of Things The 8th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2018) hosted by the Center for Spatial Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara was held October 15–18, 2018 in Santa Barbara, California. Read...

Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2018)

The 8th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2018) Full Conference Website  The 8th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2018) hosted by the Center for Spatial Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara took place at the Kimpton Canary Hotel on October 15–18, 2018 in Santa Barbara, California. Attended by more than 90 participants, the conference convened to discuss the rapid advancement and ubiquitous penetration of mobile networks, Web-based information creation and sharing, and software-defined networking technology enable us to sense, predict and control the physical world using information technology. To maximize the social and economic benefit of the technology, issues of interoperability, data and service mash-ups, the development of open platforms, and standardization across technology layers must also be addressed. Pervasive connectivity, smart devices and demand for data testify to an IoT that will continue to grow by leaps and bounds. Computing power is dropping in price while new sensors are being developed and incorporated into everyday objects, and as people buy into IoT technology, economies of scale lend themselves to the creation of ever more data-centric businesses. Instrumenting and connecting devices has massive potential to deliver value, but there is need for a coordinated effort when rolling out the next generation of self-reporting paradigms. With strong support from industry and academia, the International Conference Series on the Internet of Things has become the premier gathering place for visionary, academic researchers and practitioners in the IoT domain. Proceedings of the conference will be...