Call for Papers

Paper submission: 

Abstracts must be submitted via email to: for any of the below topics defined for this Workshop. The paper’s content, written in English must be original, not published or being considered elsewhere. Papers are formatted in format for IET Conference & Seminar Publications according to the instructions given here. The abstract length is limited to 300 words and the full paper should not be more than 8 pages. The best papers will be invited for publication in a journal special issue.

Please format your abstract’s title as firstauthorsurname_papertitle as well as the subject of your e-mail.

IET Assignment of Copyright Form

Important dates:

1 June: Registration opens
9 June: Abstract submission
22 June (updated): Acceptance notification
10 August: Camera-ready paper submission, registration and fee payment
25-26 September: Workshop

The workshop includes but is not limited to the below topics:  

  • Low-cost digitalisation through Industry 4.0
  • Low-cost automation and control including IoT architectures, cloud computing, distributed processing, and etc.
  • Digital transformation for SME
  • Software engineering approaches for low-cost solution developments including requirements, design, development, deployment and testing  
  • Performance and impact assessments for digital transformation including cost-effectiveness, operational efficiency, and etc.
  • Digital security and data protection
  • Digital upskilling and reskilling