IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit for Tourism
20–23 September 2022 // Virtual Conference


Please join us using the zoom links listed below:

DAY 1, Tuesday 20th September 2022

04:00 PM – 06:00 PM CET (Rome, Italy)


DAY 2, Wednesday 21st September 2022

04:00 PM – 06:00 PM CET (Rome, Italy)


DAY 3, Thursday 22nd September 2022

04:00 PM – 06:00 PM CET (Rome, Italy)


DAY 4, Friday 23rd September 2022

04:00 PM – 06:00 PM CET (Rome, Italy)


Rome, Italy New York City, NY, USA Shanghai, China
1am 7pm 7am
4am 10pm 10am
8am 2am 2pm
12pm 6am 6pm
4pm 10am 10pm
6pm 12pm 12am
7pm 1pm 1am
8pm 2pm 2am


The correct Coordinate Universal Time (UTC) in Italy is UTC/GMT +2 hours.


2022 IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit for Tourism virtual event.

The summit is honored to present the following distinguished keynotes and panelists:


Androniki Kavoura, Professor, Department of Business Administration, University of West Attica (Greece)

Androniki Kavoura is a Professor of Marketing Communication at the Department of Business Administration, University of West Attica, Greece. Her research focuses, among others, on marketing communication, social media marketing and tourism marketing.
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Victor M. LARIOS Ph.D., University of Guadalajara (Mexico)

Victor M. LARIOS ​pursued his higher education degree programs at the ITESO University in Mexico (BSc in Electronics Engineering) and graduated in 1996. In 1997 he received his M.Sc. at the Université de Technologie de Compiègne in France and his Ph.D. in Informatics Engineering in 2001.
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Antonio Liotta, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy)

Antonio’s passion for artificial intelligence, has driven his academic career through the meanders of artificial vision, e-health, intelligent networks and intelligent systems.

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Roberto Minerva, Telecom SudParis (France)

Roberto MINERVA holds a Ph.D in Computer Science and Telecommunications from Telecom Sud Paris, France, and a Master Degree in Computer Science from Bari University, Italy. He is Maitre de Conference (Associate Professor) at Institut Mine-Telecom, Telecom Sud Paris, part of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris.

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Charalampos Z. Patrikakis, University of West Attica (Greece)

Charalampos Z. Patrikakis is a Professor at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of the University of West Attica on the Design and Implementation of Interconnected Electronic Systems and Services, with emphasis on data collection and processing.

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Urška Starc-Peceny, Ph.D., Chief Innovation Officer (Slovenia)

Urska Starc Peceny from Arctur is the lead of the Tourism4.0 research and development project, the largest R&D tourism focused project in the history of Slovenia.

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Susana Garrido Valiente, Les Roches (Switzerland)

Susana Garrido is the Director in charge of Digital Learning, General Education courses, and Faculty Development. She has taught and continues to teach different courses within the Marketing Pathway. She is also the Director of Innovation (Spark Project) in Les Roches Marbella.

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The distinguished keynotes and panelists are continuously extended. Please check again soon for new additions.


We are excited to invite you to join the 2022 IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit for Tourism. Each IEEE IoT Summit brings together experts and leaders from all over the world to address the implementation of IoT solutions in a local setting. For this edition, the choice of the theme “Cultural Heritage and the Internet of Things” is motivated by the that Cultural Heritage is a substantial driver of the tourism industry and it has received many of the enormous benefits that technology offers. The COVID-19 pandemic has given digital synergy huge propulsion. This scenario also gives us the opportunity to devise how IoT technologies and applications could improve the safety, comfort and quality of the experience of future travellers in a setting that still needs to be defined. The Summit will be held as a virtual event.

The 2022 IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit for Tourism is designed to foster dialogue amongst professionals from the industry, the public sector, and the research community from all over the world. Join us and be part of the important and exciting IEEE IoT summit. Whether you are there to listen, present, have your questions answered, or are there to contribute to the discussions and dialogue with some of the world’s leading experts, you will find the event meaningful and memorable.

The 2022 IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit for Tourism will be held as a virtual conference consisting of Virtual Live Online sessions, that include remote presence only. In view of the guidance about the COVID Pandemic and continued restrictions on international travel, we have elected to hold the conference and all its components in their entirety. In doing so we will provide all participants with a safe and convenient way to be involved. At the same time, we will program the Summit to be highly interactive with sessions timed to encourage broad international participation.

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