Call For Papers (PDF)

IPIN solicits submission of high quality technical papers reporting original work not previously published, nor currently submitted for consideration elsewhere. Papers are submitted as one of two types:

  • Regular paper: limited to 8 IEEE format pages, for oral presentation
  • Work-in-Progress (WiP) paper: limited to 4 IEEE format pages, for poster or oral presentation

Manuscripts are submitted according to instructions at Papers undergo peer reviewing. Accepted papers are included in the conference proceedings; additionally, regular papers presented at the conference are submitted to IEEE Digital Xplore.

A non-exhaustive list of topics of interest follows:

  • User requirements
  • TOF, TDOA based localisation
  • RSSI and magnetic fingerprinting
  • IMU and hybrid systems
  • UWB, ultrasound, optical systems
  • Passive & Active RFID
  • Human motion monitoring and modelling
  • High sensitivity GNSS, indoor GNSS, pseudolites
  • RTK GNSS with handheld devices
  • Mitigating GNSS errors prior to moving indoors
  • Seamless systems
  • Frameworks for hybrid positioning
  • Industrial Metrology & Geodetic Systems, iGPS
  • Radar Systems
  • Mapping, SLAM
  • Robotics and UAV
  • UI, indoor maps and 3D building models
  • Innovative Systems
  • Self-contained sensors
  • Wearable and muti-sensor systems
  • Privacy and security for ILS
  • Location-based services and applications
  • Health and wellness applications
  • Benchmarking, assessment, evaluation and standards

The sixth IPIN Competition will take place the days before the conference in Pisa, in a location to be announced, following the traditional format with both on-site and off-site tracks.

The conference includes keynotes, tutorials and industry exhibitions. Follow the web page at for updated information.

Important Dates
  • Special session proposal:

    30 March

  • Competition track proposal:

    30 March

  • Paper submission deadline:

    10 May

  • Notification of acceptance:

    30 June

  • Competition subscription:

    12 July

  • November 15, 2018 - IPIN 2018 proceedings have been published at IEEEXplore