IEEE Global Communications Conference
7–11 December 2021 // Madrid, Spain // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Connecting Cultures around the Globe


Program Schedule

Madrid time


10:30 ‑ 11:15 am WS-10-S1: Application of Blockchain architecture for the Internet of Vehicles
11:15 ‑ 11:30 am WS-10-K1: WS-10-K1: Keynote 1: Blockchain-Based Security Protocol for Vehicle Accident Detection and Notification in Intelligent Transportation Systems
11:30 am ‑ 12:15 pm WS-10-S2: AI-assisted autonomous security solutions for IoV networks
12:15 ‑ 12:30 pm WS-10-K2: WS-10-K2: Keynote 2: Security and Privacy in Vehicular Networks
12:30 ‑ 1:00 pm WS-10-S3: Ensuring Security and Privacy in Vehicular Networks
1:00 ‑ 1:15 pm WS-10-K3: WS-10-K3: Keynote 3: Privacy-Preserving Task Allocation for Mobile Crowdsourcing


Detailed Schedule

WS-10-S1: Application of Blockchain architecture for Internet of Vehicles (December 7, 10:30 - 11:15)

Chairs: Vinay Chamola (BITS-Pilani, India), Sherali Zeadally (University of Kentucky, USA)

1. Blockchain Enabled Secure Authentication for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Yongxin Liu (Auburn University at Montgomery, USA); Jian Wang (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA); Yingjie Chen (Qingdao University, China); Shuteng Niu (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA); Zhihan Lv (Qingdao University, China); Lei Wu (Auburn University at Montgomery, USA); Dahai Liu and Houbing H Song (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA)

2. Secure AI and Blockchain-enabled Framework in Smart Vehicular Networks

Elnaz Rabieinejad (K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran); Abbas Yazdinejad and Ali Dehghantanha (University of Guelph, Canada); Reza M. Parizi (Kennesaw State University, USA); Gautam Srivastava (Brandon University & China Medical University, Canada)

3. An Unorthodox Security Framework using Adapted Blockchain Architecture for Internet of Drones

Maninderpal Singh (Chandigarh University, Mohali, India); Gagangeet Singh Aujla (Durham University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Rasmeet S Bali (Chandigarh University, Mohali, India)

Keynote 1:  WS-10-K1: Blockchain-Based Security Protocol for Vehicle Accident Detection and
                                        Notification in Intelligent Transportation Systems (December 7, 11:15 - 11:30)

                                        Prof. Ashok Kumar Das, Associate Professor, IIIT Hyderabad


WS-10-S2: AI assisted autonomous security solutions for IoV networks (December 7, 11:30 - 12:15)

Chairs: Vinay Chamola (BITS-Pilani, India), Shahid Mumtaz (Aveiro, Portugal)

1. AI Based Algorithm-Hardware Separation for IoV Security

Muhammad Naveed Aman and Biplab Sikdar (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

2. Leveraging Machine Learning and SDN-Fog Infrastructure to Mitigate Flood Attacks

Harsh Sharma (BITS Pilani, India); Shashank Gupta (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, India)

3. Signature-Over-The-Air with Transfer Learning IDS for Intelligent Connected Vehicles

Yazan Ma'en Otoum and Amiya Nayak (University of Ottawa, Canada)

Keynote 2:  WS-10-K2: Machine Learning-based Security for IoV: Opportunities and Challenges
                                        (December 7, 12:15 - 12:30)

                                        Prof. Biplab Sikdar, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore



WS-10-S3: Ensuring Security and Privacy in Vehicular Networks (December 7, 12:30 - 13:00)

Chairs: Vinay Chamola (BITS-Pilani, India)

1. ARUSH: Automated Runtime Universal Scanner for Hybrid Cloud computing

Jatin Luthra (LNM Institute of Information Technology, India); Arjun Choudhary (Center for Cyber Security, Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice, India); Abhishek Sharma (The LNM Institute of Information Technology, India); Dushantha Nalin K. Jayakody (Tomsk Polytechnic University & Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC), Russia)

2. P2IoV: Privacy Preserving Lightweight Secure Data Dissemination Scheme for Internet of Vehicles

Sudeep Tanwar (Institute of Technology Nirma University Ahmedabad Gujarat, India); Umesh Bodkhe (Institute of Technology, Nirma University, India)

Keynote 3:  WS-10-K3: Privacy-Preserving Task Allocation for Mobile Crowdsourcing
                                        (December 7, 13:00 - 13:15)

                                        Prof. Rongxing Lu, Associate Professor, University of New Brunswick