Call for Speakers – Geo IoT World Americas 2019
Geo IoT World - Where Geolocation Powers IoT Innovation | March 26-28, 2019 – San Francisco, USA

Call for Speakers

Submission Deadline: June 10, 2018

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Run successfully in Europe since 2016, Geo IoT World now launches its Americas edition to be held in San Francisco on March 26-28, 2019.

The ‘power of where’ is at its heart: the Internet of Things is all about connecting objects to the Cloud, knowing the WHO and the WHAT. But often this is not enough without the WHERE.

By adding CONTEXT, billions of location-aware sensors and devices open up unlimited new use cases and opportunities to enhance customers’ experience, improve service quality, reduce operational expenses…  across every vertical.

Over 2 days, Geo IoT World will deliver tech and business insights to leverage new precision location technologies allied with Big Data power in innovative IoT applications.

The prospects are very exciting: by the end of 2020, approximately 5 billion IoT devices will be critically dependent on Geolocation data, and 10 billion will potentially include GeoData according to Machina Research.

Join our geo-aware innovators line-up:  share the hottest trends, the most inspiring use cases and business insights for successful innovative location/tracking/navigation applications and services!

Key topics

The program will encompass 10-12 topics in two parallel conference tracks with a focus on Automotive and Smart Mobility Geo IoT opportunities.
The Program Committee will select 70 presentations from IoT/geolocation/analytics Industries and Verticals addressing the following topics and any other issue/topic that presenters feel qualified to address.

  • Indoor And Outdoor Real-Time Location, Tracking & Navigation based on Beacons, Ultra-wideband (UWB), LPWAN, GNSS, Cellular technologies (5G, NB-IoT…) and others (LED/VLC, MEMs, Magnetic field…)
  • New / Hybrid Mapping & Navigation Technologies: Indoor/ outdoor mapping, fingerprinting technologies, Mobile computer vision, virtual reality, augmented reality…
  • Location Intelligence, analytics and visualization tools extracting insights from massive amounts of GeoData, geofencing, AI/Machine learning for geolocation and context-awareness
  • Next-generation LBS, including gaming, navigation and security
  • Architectures and platforms supporting Geo IoT
  • Standards & Regulation status and outlook
  • Security & Privacy: challenges of collecting user’s geolocation, ownership of data, indoor / outdoor issues, regulatory requirements etc.
  • Mobile Apps Development: Latest location APIs, SDKs, LBS platforms, mobile OS, etc.
  • Connected & Autonomous car
  • Next-generation Mapping
  • Mobility as a service
  • Fleet management & guidance systems
  • Public Transport
  • Smart parking
  • Location Technology and the road to Level 5 Autonomous Vehicles
  • New investment and technology
  • RETAIL & MARKETING: Proximity marketing, geo-targeting, context awareness and services, online and offline marketing convergence, etc.
  • INDUSTRY 4.0 /IIOT: Asset tracking, fleet management, workforce management, supply chain control, shelf stock rotation, etc.
  • WEARABLES: Geo-enabled devices and services for smartwatches, fitness & activity trackers, smart glasses, monitoring devices, smart clothing etc.
  • SMART CITY: Navigation and other RTLS in public buildings and spaces, emergency services, etc.
    Remote control appliances, intrusion detection systems, connected health, medical devices, etc

Program Committee

Chair: Kevin Dennehy, Editor, Driverless Report

PC members: see the full list online.


Please send your speaking proposals using the submission template.
Authors are invited to submit their proposals electronically to submissions(at)

All speaking proposals must be original ones and should be informative and impartial. The Program Committee will reject commercially-oriented presentations.

Deadline for abstract submission: June 10, 2018
Decisions and Presentation

Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to authors on July 2, 2018
Authors of accepted presentations commit themselves to present their paper at the conference. In case of personal impediment, the speaking person should appoint the backup speaker.

Speaker’s registration

Registration fee is included in the Platinum, & Gold & Silver sponsor packages for one speaker. Regular registration speaker’s registration rate is €550 excl. vat. Speaker registration gives access to Geo IoT World conference & proceedings, breaks and lunches, networking tool. Speakers’ travel and accommodation expenses are not covered by the organizers.
Proceedings of the conference will be available at the opening of the event. Clear instructions about the proceedings will be sent to the authors of accepted presentations.
The organizers commit themselves not to disseminate the presentations before the conferences.

Other important dates:

► Official Program Appearance: tbc
► Complete presentation for the proceedings: tbc

Other opportunity to take part in Geo IoT World:

Geo IoT Americas AWARDS

Geo IoT will reward the most innovative products/applications newly launched. Do not miss this opportunity to put your innovation in the spotlight! The awards ceremony will take place on March 27, 2019. More