IPIN 2014

The website for IPIN 2014 is now online, head to www.ipin2014.org for all the details.

JLBS special issue for IPIN2012

The first part of the special edition of the Journal of Location Based Services containing selected papers from IPIN2012 has been published. Head over to http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/tlbs20/7/3#.Unv3kPmkrkh for more details.


The website for IPIN2013 has been launched. Head to ipin-conference.org for all the information on how to participate to IPIN2013. The 4th International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) will take place at the end of October/beginning of November 2013 at the University of Franche-Comte, Montbeliard-Belfort, France. The abstracts submission deadline is May 15th, 2013.

Latest news

  • 22nd November: Thanks to all the delegates for a great IPIN! Photos of the event are now available here: Photos

  • 19th October: the preliminary program is now available! Head to the Program page to download it.

  • 6th October: we have negotiated special prices in some hotels around campus. For more details, head to the Accommodation page.

  • 6th October: notification of acceptances have now been sent to (almost) all authors. If you didn't receive yours, you will early next week.

  • 2nd October: Due to the high number of submissions, the reviews have been delayed slightly. The notification of acceptance will be sent to all authors on the 5th of October.

  • 18th August: Labs interested in organising IPIN2013 can now bid on this page: Bid for IPIN 2013.

  • 15th August: Deadline for full manuscripts has been extended to 25th of August.

  • 10th July: You now have until the 15th of October to register and take advantage of the early-bird price.

  • 29th May: Abstract submission is now closed. More than 200 abstracts have been submitted! We would like to thank all the authors and are looking forward to welcoming you all in Sydney.

  • 15th May: Abstract deadline has been extended. New deadline is 25th May at 00:00 GMT.

  • 23rd March: Online registration is now open! Click here to register.

  • 22nd March: The indoor positioning industry is heavily involved this year. Google, Nokia and Aeroscout among many others will be present. Click here for more info.

  • 15th March: Abstract submission platform is open, click here to make a submission!

  • 10th March: All keynotes are now confirmed, we are very excited to welcome Lauri Wirola (Nokia), Gordon Wyeth (Queensland Univeristy of Technology) and Waleed Kadous (Google).

Where and when

The 3rd International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) will take place on 13-15th November, 2012 at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Harbour

The University of New South Wales is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities with more than 50,000 students, and offers a broad disciplinary base. The School of Surveying and Geospatial Engineering (SAGE) is Australia's largest concentration of academic research and development in wireless, ground-based and satellite-based technology, and one of the world's leading academic institute in such areas. The main UNSW campus is located on a 38-hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney and two kilometres from the Pacific Ocean.

The first IPIN conference was organised in September 2010 by Professor Hilmar Ingensand and Dr. Rainer Mautz from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. For its first edition, it was a huge success and gathered around 450 specialists of indoor positioning. The second edition was organised by Associate Professor Adriano Moreira from the University of Minho in Guimaraes, Portugal. More than 250 delegates from all over the world attended. Next year, we invite to you to Sydney to share your knowledge, network with your peers and learn about indoor positioning techniques.

Why participate?

  • Take part in the largest meeting dedicated entirely to Indoor Positioning
  • Find a solution for your particular indoor positioning task
  • Watch how the latest indoor systems perform in our demonstration rooms or showcase your own system
  • Enjoy your stay in Australia's most beautiful city, Sydney


Location information of devices in indoor environments has become a key issue for many emerging applications. However, there is no ubiquitous and easy solution. Therefore, IPIN brings together experts in electronics, surveying and informatics. Researchers, system providers and users are invited to contribute with presentations, posters, demonstrations and discussions to create synergies between different indoor positioning techniques.

Organised by

The University of New South Wales

IPIN 2012

Sponsored by

New South Wales Government Trade and Investment

IEEE Australia




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