News archive - [Call for Applications] 8th Summer School on Applications of IoT and Wireless Sensor Networks - senZations'13

The senZations summer school has become an annual event on the agenda of young researcher talents across Europe and other parts of the world. Covering in depth a range of advanced topics from wireless sensor networks to M2M to Internet of Things and their applications with support of excellent lecturers and senior researchers from academy and industry, senZations has attracted more than 300 students during the past 7 events.

senZations offers a unique opportunity to learn first-hand from the leading European research projects about the latest developments and open challenges in an attractive area, that is expected to significantly impact our way of life and the way future business will be done in our economies. It combines lectures on fundamental and applied aspects of the Internet of Things with hands-on tutorials and experimentation, providing the participants with a solid understanding and experience to further advance research in this field.

A Call for Participation is open with first deadline 20 June 2013.

The aims of the summer school are to:

- Survey fundamental and applied aspects of the Internet of Things

- Present recent advances and identify important open research challenges anddirections

- Provide hands-on experience for experimentally-driven IoT research on one of the leading European IoT research facilities

- Allow establishing new contacts with other young researchers and experienced scholars from academia and industry

- Provide an opportunity to discuss and share your own ideas

- Have fun and enjoy while acquiring new skills and expertise

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The Program is available on:

Lecturers: Thomas Watteyne (Linear Technology/Dust Networks), Alex Gluhak (Uni of Surrey), Luis Munoz (Uni of Cantabria), Konrad Wrona (NCI Agency), Rob van Kronenburg (IoT Council), Stefan fischer (Uni of Luebeck), Michele Nati (Uni of Surrey), Pedro Maron (Uni of Duisburg-Essen), Gianluca Dini (Uni of Pisa), Jose Ramiro Martinez de Dios (Uni of Seville), Sebastien Ziegler (Mandate International), Zach Shelby (Sensinode), Srdjan Krco (Ericsson).

Participants Workshop: All participants will have an opportunity to exercise their presentation skills and to get constructive feedback while presenting their own work and/or the results of the team projects.

Social activities: A half-day excursion, a dinner party as well as other interesting social activities will be organized.

 Venue: The summer school will take place in hotel Prezident, Palic, next to a beautiful lake in the north of Serbia.

 Registration, Costs and Travelling: Participation is open to all qualified applicants, but the number of participants is limited to a maximum of 40. To apply, please fill in the form available at The registration fee of EUR365 (415EUR for registrations made after June 28, 2013) includes participation at all school activities, school material, 6 days shared accommodation in 2-persons rooms with full board, a social event and access to all hotel (4*) facilities.


Early registration deadline: June 20, 2013

For registrations after June 20, 2013, the participation fee is 415EUR - so be fast, book your place now!

 Program Committee:

Srdjan Krco, Ericsson and University of Belgrade

Konrad Wrona, NCI Agency

Alexander Gluhak, University of Surrey

DK Arvind, University of Edinburgh

Geographical focus
  • General/no specific focus
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Engineering and Technology

Entry created by Desiree Pecarz on June 10, 2013
Modified on June 10, 2013