IEEE 8th World Forum on Internet of Things
26 October–11 November 2022 // Yokohama, Japan

Work-07: Towards a Sustainable Agriculture Enhanced by Emerging Technologies


Agriculture industry plays a critical role in economic transformation. To achieve zero hunger and accelerate economic growth, various innovations have already been introduced in the last decades to enhance agriculture industry. Such transformation can address the critical challenges such as food security, sustainability, and health. Technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain provide promising paradigm shift to automate agriculture process so that it can increase yields, reduce manpower, enhance food distribution, and resource utilization. The objective of this workshop is to shed some light on cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research, and commercial solutions in the field of IoT applications and solutions for the agriculture and farming domains, with a specific focus on all the solutions that aim at the fulfillment of the “Green Deal” to boost the efficient use of resources and promote sustainability of the sector itself.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Innovative and secure architectures
  • Pervasive, distributed, and local AI techniques
  • Distributed AI-based architectures for the exploitation of AI power at the edge
  • Energy efficient design and development of systems and devices
  • Edge and fog computing for agriculture applications
  • DLT for agriculture domains
  • Security and privacy
  • Systems for improving data management and traceability
  • Solutions for enhancing remote control of operations, enabled by actuators and robotics, e.g., precise application of pesticides and fertilizers, autonomous harvesting, or adjusting ambient conditions of food during transportation
  • Solutions for increasing consumer awareness of sustainability and health issues related to nutrition

Important Dates:

  • Paper submissions for Workshops: 13 June 2022
  • Acceptance Notification: 8 July 2022
  • Camera-Ready Paper Submission Deadline: 31 July 2022

Paper should be six (6) pages in length. The conference allows up to two additional pages for a maximum length of eight (8) pages with payment of extra page charges once the paper has been accepted.

Once the paper you submitted has been reviewed and accepted you will be notified about uploading a final version of the paper for publication in the Proceedings and IEEE Xplore.


 Dr. Teodoro Montanaro, Università del Salento

Teodoro Montanaro (Member, IEEE, since 2015) received the M.S. degree in Computer Engineering in 2014 and the Ph.D. degree in Computer and Control Engineering in 2018 from the Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy. From 2017 to 2020 he collaborated with the Istituto Superiore Mario Boella (ISMB) and LINKS Foundation by cooperating to different researches funded by the European Commission like IoF2020, S4G, MONICA, MAESTRI that brought innovations in different fields (e.g., food and farm, grid, city, health). Since 2020, he collaborates with the IDentification Automation Laboratory (IDA Lab), Department of Innovation Engineering, Università del Salento. His current research interests include IoT applications specifically focused on the exploitation of fog computing, DLT, blockchain, and AI in different domains like smart grids, smart homes, smart cities, industrial processes, food traceability, and smart health. He has authored different papers on international journals and conferences.


 Dr. Yung-Wey Chong, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Yung-Wey Chong is a senior lecturer in National Advanced IPv6 Centre of Excellence, Universiti Sains Malaysia where she had been a faculty member since 2012. She worked in telecommunication industry before joining USM. Her research interests lie in the area of Industry Revolution 4.0, ranging from embedded systems, wireless communication, cloud computing and artificial intelligence. She is a committee member of SOI Asia (, a project that utilizes satellite-based Internet to support interactive multimedia communications between partner universities. She has collaborated actively with international and local researchers in multi-disciplinary projects. She has been involved in many collaborative research projects financed by various instances including European Commission, Royal Academy of Engineering (UK), and National Information Communication Technology (Japan). Yung-Wey Chong is (co)-author of 17 journal papers, 23 publications in international conference proceedings and 4 book chapters.



Please submit your paper for this Workshops using the link to eWorks:

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