Nowadays we are assisting to the fourth industrial revolution. This was the main theme of the World Economy Forum 2016 (WeF), the worldwide foundation organizes each year in Davos a symposium where the main political and economic leaders in the World discuss about the emerging trends of economy, technology, environment and health. The title of the last event was “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, the summit launched an alarm: until 2020 at least 5 million of work positions will be lost in the world because they will be substituted by robots and artificial intelligence. The report “The Future of Jobs” published by the WeF, highlights that we are assisting to the fourth industrial revolution that implies evolutions and developments in fields, such as artificial intelligence, machine-learning, robotic, nanotechnologies 3D Printer, genetics and biotechnologies. This revolution will determine a wide disruption not only of field of business models but also in the job market as highlighted by the responsible of the human resources of 350 among the most important factories in world representing 13 millions of employers located in 15 of the most important Countries in the world such as China, India, France, Germany, UK and USA. According to the same analysis the emerging job sectors of the fourth revolution that are (i) Energy, (ii) Financial Services, (iii) Health, (iv) ICT, (v) Media & Entertainment, and (vi) Logistic.
All these changes are possible also thank to the recent developments in the field of metrology. As a matter of fact, monitoring remote physical phenomena and try to control them, it is possible thank to the developments of new sensors, acquisition techniques, improve data acquisition systems, and so on.

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Draft paper submission deadline:2018-12-31



Leopoldo Angrisani, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Pasquale Daponte, University of Sannio, Italy

Emilio Sardini, University of Brescia, Italy


Pasquale Arpaia, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Luigi Ferrigno, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy

Antonio Lanzotti, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Bruno Siciliano, University of Naples Federico II, Italy


Francesco Picariello, University of Sannio, Italy


Sergio Rapuano, University of Sannio, Italy


Domenico Accardo, University of Naples Federico II, Italy


Rosario Schiano Lo Moriello, University of Naples Federico II, Italy


Mauro D'Arco, University of Naples Federico II, Italy


Francesco Bonavolontà, University of Naples Federico II, Italy


Tiziana Tambosso, IEEE Italy Section, Italy

Thilo Sauter, Center for Integrated Sensor Systems, Austria

Frithjof Klasen, Institut für Automation & Industrial IT, Germany

Francisco Vasques, University of Porto, Portugal

Julián Proenza Arenas, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain

Mikael Gidlund, Mid Sweden University, Sweden

Jose Polo, Castelldefels School of Technology, Spain

Oscar Casas, Castelldefels School of Technology, Spain

Nicola Paone, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

Diego Galar,  Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Hugo Silva, PLUX - Wireless Biosignals, S.A., Portugal

Georg Brasseur, Graz University of Technology, Austria

Marija Cundeva-Blajer, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, R. Macedonia

Tatjana Sibalija, Metropolitan University, Serbia

Michele Magno, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Vedran Bilas, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Dennis Brandão, Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil

Mariolino De Cecco, Università di Trento, Italy

Paolo Castellini, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

Giulio D'Emilia, Università de L’Aquila, Italy

Sara Foresti, Università di Milano, Italy

Silverio Bolognani, Università di Padova, Italy

Giovanna Sansoni, Università di Brescia, Italy

Franco Docchio, Università di Brescia, Italy


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