International Workshop on Informatics with Applications

Towards a digital life & future

23-25 January 2024

Venue: Aula de Grados @ Tecnun Building​

Address: Paseo de Manuel Lardizábal 13, 20018
San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Spain

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About the Event

With the rapid evolution of our world, many of the most significant issues transcend the boundaries of traditional academic disciplines. To tackle these significant issues, interdisciplinary collaborations are imperative. Therefore, this workshop, WIWA2024, aims to build a hybrid digital and physical platform to bring together experts from different areas for knowledge sharing, breaking down silos, fostering innovative solutions, etc. The interests of workshop include Systems-on-Chip, Internet-of-Things, Smart Energy Systems, Integrated Circuits, and other emerging topics. Through a sequence of keynote speeches, invited talks, and discussions, participants will develop a comprehensive understanding of the state-of-the-art technologies and the spotlighting emerging trends in related areas.


Open Call for Speakers

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2023

Listener Registration

Deadline: Jan. 19, 2024

Attending Workshop

Jan. 23-25, 2024

Speakers​ & Program

Arrival & Registration (Jan. 23, 14:00 – 19:00, Tecnun Building)

Session 1: Keynote (Jan. 24, 9:15-12:50)

Prof. Kim Fung Tsang, IEEE Fellow, Nanfeng College, China

Keynote Talk: Innovating the future with IEEE 2668: shaping the IoT landscape

Prof. Yu-Chu Tian, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Keynote Talk: Cyber-physical security of networked industrial control systems

A/Prof. Idoia Ochoa Álvarez, University of Navarra, Spain & University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Keynote Talk: GeNNius: An ultrafast drug-target interaction inference method based on graph neural networks

Dr. Yuewen Fang, University of the Basque Country, Spain

Keynote Talk: Informatics-enabled quantum materials design

Session 2: Smart Energy Systems (Jan. 24, 14:20-17:00)

A/Prof. Carlos Fernández Bandera, University of Extremadura, Spain

Keynote Talk: Building energy models, how to reduce the energy performance gap

A/Prof. Yuemin Ding, University of Navarra, Spain

Talk: Real-time communication and applications in smart grid

Dr. Qianwen Xu, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Keynote Talk: Data-driven modelling and coordination of sustainable power systems with smart converters

Session 3: System-on-Chip (Jan. 25, 9:30-11:00)

Prof. Roque José Berenguer Pérez, University of Navarra, Spain

Keynote Talk: Battery-free wireless sensors for industrial applications based on UHF RFID Technology

Dr. Xianjun Jiao, imec & Ghent University, Belgium

Keynote Talk: OpenWiFi: The Open Wi-Fi chip design and its applications in research

Session 4: Internet-of-Things (Jan. 25, 11:20-12:55)

Prof. Jiong Jin, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Keynote Talk: Real-time Internet of Things: architecture, algorithms and applications

Prof. Xiang Chen, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Talk: From software radio to cloud-based 6G network, dreams may come!

Dr. Haoran Chi, Institut of Telecommunications & University of Aveiro, Portugal

Talk: Edge computing network automation – insight towards full decentralization

Session 5: Integrated Circuits (Jan. 25, 14:25-16:30)

Dr. Simon Wainwright, Semizabala S.L. & VisIC Technologies Ltd. Co.

Keynote Talk: Supply chain resilience of European semiconductor industry in the face of new international challenges

A/Prof. Héctor Solar Ruiz, University of Navarra, Spain

Talk: Control and readout electronics for quantum computing

Live Demo:

StarLink + MIOTY

By Yuemin Ding


General Chairs

Prof. Yu-Chu Tian

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Prof. Roque José Berenguer Pérez

University of Navarra, Spain

Organizing Chairs

A/Prof. Yuemin Ding

University of Navarra, Spain

A/Prof. Ibon Elósegui Simón

University of Navarra, Spain

Prof. Lantao Xing

Shandong University, China

Scientific Chairs

A/Prof. Idoia Ochoa Álvarez

University of Navarra, Spain & University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Prof. Xiang Chen

Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Dr. Qianwen Xu

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Our Sponsors​


Option 1:

Bilbao Airport (airport buses are available to San Sebastián)

Option 2:

San Sebastián Airport (city buses are available to the downtown)

Option 3:

Central Bus Station of San Sebastián

Option 4:

Central Railway Station of San Sebastián


Listener registration
(please go here and scroll down to the bottom)
0.00 Euros
*Lunch will be selected in a first-registration-first-serve manner due to limited space.