Call for Work-in-Progress Short Papers

Is your research a Work-In-Progress? You still have an opportunity to showcase your exciting preliminary results in the BODYNETS Conference.


We encourage practitioners, researchers and especially PhD students to showcase their research questions, goals, methods and results in the Works-in-Progress and PhD Track. This unique track provides an excellent opportunity for sharing valuable ideas, eliciting useful feedback on early-stage work, fostering discussions and collaborations among colleagues.

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Novel Work-In-Progress that is original and previously unpublished in areas including, but not limited to, is welcome in this track call:

  • Sensor for BAN
  • Sensors and System for wearables and implants
  • Wearable Computing
  • Embedded Devices and Medical Applications
  • In-On- and Off-Body Communications & Networking
  • Antennas and Propagation
  • Security and privacy of health data communications
  • Smart BAN for Social Inclusion, Socio-economic aspects of health caring
  • Medical device regulation
  • Bio Signal Processing (EEG, EMG, ECG, PPG, EDR, etc.)
  • Body Centric communications
  • Remote patient management and preventive care
  • Radio coexistence and interference management
  • Rehabilitation and activity monitoring
  • Wellness and sports applications of body area networks
  • ICT solutions for health and wellness education
  • Molecular Communications WBANs supporting cognitive impairments
  • WBANs supporting cognitive impairments
  • WBAN supporting non-medical applications


Accepted Work-In-Progress and PhD Track submissions will be presented as a Poster at the conference, and will be made available as a 6 – 8 page short paper through SpringerLink Digital LibraryBODYNETS Conference Proceedings.

The Work-In-Progress and PhD track papers must follow the guidelines below:

• Paper should be in English.
• Paper should be min. 6 pages and maximum 8 pages in length.
• Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be
concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review.

BODYNETS proceedings are indexed in leading indexing services, including Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:

Additional publication opportunities:

Community Review

Community Review is a service offered to Program Committees and submitting Authors of all EAI conferences designed to improve the speed and the quality of the review process.

Abstracts of all authors who opt in to Community Review during submission will be published and available for Bidding here.

Learn more about the Community Review process

Paper submission

Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy+‘ system, and have to comply with the Springer format (see Author’s kit section).

Please select the option Work-In-Progress Short Papers Track during the paper submission process.

Important dates

Full Paper Submission deadline
25 July 2021
Notification deadline
25 August 2021
Camera-ready deadline
25 September 2021
Start of Conference
25 October 2021
End of Conference
26 October 2021