FICC 2021

Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC) 2021

Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC) 2021


FICC 2021 provided a platform to discuss information and communication technologies with participants from around the globe, both from academia and industry. The success of this conference is reflected in the papers received, with participants coming from several countries, allowing a real exchange of experiences and ideas. The conference was well attended by 200+ delegates.
The two days conference comprised of 3 keynote talks by esteemed speakers, 152 papers presentations and a range of virtual roundtables. The breaks in between these sessions gave networking opportunity to the delegates coming from over 42 countries.

Conference Dates: 29-30 April 2021
Virtual Event

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Post Conference Publications

All FICC 2021 papers were published by Springer. Proceedings have been published in two volumes:

The proceedings have been submitted for indexing to SCOPUS, INSPEC, WTI Frankfurt eG, zbMATH, SCImago.


Thank you to all of our attendees for their quality submissions. Below you will find the Award winners. Congratulations!
The papers receiving these awards were selected from a set of outstanding papers, based on the potential impact, novelty, use of appropriate data and analysis methodologies, and clarity of presentation.

Best Paper Award
Title: Aggregate Nearest Neighborhood Queries
Authors: Hayata Takagi, Hanxiong Chen, Kazutaka Furuse, Hiroyuki Kitagawa

Best Student Paper Award
Title: Tensor Multi-Linear MMSE Estimation using the Einstein Product
Authors: Divyanshu Pandey, Harry Leib

Best Presentation Award
Title: IoT Beehives and Open Data to Gauge Urban Biodiversity
Authors: Gerard Schouten, Mirella Sangiovanni, Willem-Jan van den Heuvel


Onur Mutlu, ETH Zurich & Carnegie Mellon Uni

Jie Wu, Temple University

Carlo Ratti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)