Call for Papers & Workshops

TSN/A Conference l 29 - 30 September 2021 I Virtual Event
Deadline Call for Papers: 30 April 2021

Conference on Time Sensitive Networks / Technology and Applications (TSN/A) For Cyber Physical Systems, Industrial Internet of Things, Real-Time Audio & Video, and Intelligent Transportation Systems

Due to the ongoing uncertainties regarding face-to-face events, we have decided to hold the TSNA Conference as a highly interactive online conference again this year.

The TSN/A Conference is jointly organized by Avnu Alliance in Cooperation with the German trade publications Computer&AUTOMATION and Elektronik automotive.

We are pleased to issue a call for papers for the sixth annual technical conference focused on Time-Sensitive Networks and Applications on 29 - 30 September 2021. This virtual event is designed to provide attendees with an insight to current and emerging use cases, standards, experiments, best practices, and technologies related to real-time and distributed applications and networks where systems interact with the physical world in a way that is time and/or mission critical. Application areas include but not limited to Cyber Physical Systems, Industrial Internet of Things, Real-Time Audio & Video, Aerospace, and Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Please submit an abstract by 30 April 2021 after reviewing the Speaker Guidelines and Milestones below.

Speaker Guidelines

All speakers should keep in mind that they will be presenting to experts across a broad spectrum of industries and therefore the presentations must provide a sufficiently succinct background of the topic before presenting the main idea. Product-focused "sales pitches" will not be allowed.
By submitting an abstract, you agree that you are committed to presenting at the technical conference if your abstract is selected by the committee. All selected speakers must abide by the milestones listed in order to participate.

The language of the conference is English.

Possible Topics

Note: In addition to the base technologies, submissions are encouraged that describe use cases and/or deployments.

  • TSN experiments and best practices
  • Emerging standards for wireline and wireless Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN)
  • TSN - advances in the silicon-market
  • Influence of TSN on transforming Industrial Automation
  • Use of TSN in Industrial Automation
  • Heterogeneous TSN Networks
  • Migration to TSN networks
  • Use of 5G URLLC in industrial applications / interworking with TSN
  • TSN and higher layer application Protocols (OPC UA/etc.)
  • Edge/Fog-Computing in combination with TSN, OPC UA, and 5G
  • TSN for automotive in-vehicle networks with functional safety
  • Requirements for automated driving / autonomous vehicles
  • TSN for aerospace; use, requirements, and expectations
  • Current Deployments of Real-Time AVB or TSN in production installation
  • Emerging real-time audio/video over Ethernet with AVB/TSN
  • Security and TSN in distributed real-time systems
  • Safety-Critical distributed systems over TSN
  • TSN support in the Operating System (e.g., Linux+PreemptRT, RTOS)
  • Open Source software stacks for TSN protocols
  • Timing guarantees within computing systems
  • Interworking of IEEE 1588 / PTP Profiles in Time-Sensitive Applications
  • Combination of TSN with DetNet
  • Network hierarchy provided by TSN and DetNet

 Speaker Milestones

  • 30 April 2021 – Deadline Call for Papers
  • June 2021 – Abstracts selected, and speakers notified
  • 1 September 2021 – Final presentation due

Please have the following ready for the submission

  • Abstract (not-to-exceed 100 words – for use in review and program guide)
  • 50-word bio from each speaker
  • target audience

We look forward to hearing from you.

The final date for submissions is 30 April 2021!

Lucie Rösgen-Pomper
Event Manager
Phone: +49 (0) 89 25556-1610