Due to the pandemic situation, this year's ZINC conference is all digital! All papers will be peer-reviewed, and all accepted papers would be set up for digital presentation and Q&A. To assist all the authors in these challenging times, we decided to waive all conference participation fees!



We cordially invite you to come and join the ZINC Events.

The main drive behind the ZINC – We are not another conference! continues.

The ZINC events have started as a desire to create events that are extending the borders to bring the spirit of big CE conferences and events. In 2020. is our fifth anniversary. First four years we have focused on successful individuals from the region. This year we are focusing on the world leaders.


The events will provide symposiums, forums, seminars, talks, workshops, tutorials, product and prototype demonstration, for researchers and engineers from academia and industry to exchange experience and results on their recent work. This includes but is not limited to all academy and industry members active in the fields of electronics, software engineering, hardware design, consumer applications and devices, new services and platforms, communications and connectivity as well as various enabling technologies and interdisciplinary forms of research with consumer benefit.

The ZINC events include the Zooming Innovation in Consumer Electronics International Conference 2020 (ZINC 2020), which is sponsored by IEEE Serbia and Montenegro section and CE chapter and RT-RK Institute and RT-RK department at University of Novi Sad.

The events will be hosted by RT-RK Institute for Computer Based Systems Novi Sad, R&D company and national research institute, with strong ties to the University of Novi Sad. The host town Novi Sad is a regional center of youth and education, also known as Serbian Athens due to its rich cultural heritage and influence.

Prospective authors are invited to participate in any or all of the following categories:

      1. Lightning talks -a short description or 5 slides long ppt file.
      2. Papers - submit either a 2 or 6 page paper. All papers must comply with IEEE format specifications, and have signed the IEEE copyright form to be submited to IEEE Xplore database.
      3. Keynote - submit your biography and content with short description.
      4. Tutorial - submit your biography and content with short description.

ZINC venue: Rectorate of the University of Novi Sad, Dr Zorana Djindjica 1.

Only electronic submissions via the web will be accepted.



Early bird by April, 15 Last chance discount by May, 15 Regular / On-Site after May 15
IEEE Member/ CE  Society Member € 150 € 200 € 250
Non-Member € 200 € 250 € 300
IEEE Life Member € 150 € 200 € 250
Student IEEE Member / CE  Society Member € 80 € 100 € 120
Student Non-Member € 120 € 150 € 200
ONE-DAY IEEE Member / CE  Society Member € 50 € 60 € 70
ONE-DAY Non-Member € 70 € 100 € 150

Boundaries between disciplines are breached and CE is a perfect example of multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and cross-technology work in action. The seed starts in fundamental sciences, nurtured via tools, management, units and empowered by services and systems, tailored by needs and desires, until it matures to off the shelf products. In this light topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Q: How do I know that my submission is with the scope of the ZINC?
A: If you can write a paragraph with a consumer in mind – then yes, by all means, you are at the right place!

The ‘Industrial Categories’ is meant for papers that are submitted by non-academic, such as for example, but not limited to engineers working in industry. These papers focus more on practical oriented contents such as implementation of related topics. Papers for the Industrial Tracks will be reviewed by qualified industry reviewers for industry relevancy for its content. Authors of these papers may retain their copyrights.

To support the experience sharing and to popularize the applied sciences, we are introducing lightning talks – 5 to 10 minutes presentations of best practices, techniques, ideas, and tricks. For lightning talks no associated academic paper is required.



Gordana Velikić, General Chair
Milan Z. Bjelica, TPC Chair
Ivan Kastelan, Publication Chair
Vera Teslić
Đorđe Vasić
Aleksandar Subašic
Bojan Kosić

CESoc Officers

CESoc President: Dr. Wahab Almuhtadi
CESoc Executive Director: Charlotte Kobert
CESoc Treasurer: Dr. Branislav Djokic
CESoc VP Conferences: Raed Abdullah


Dragan Satarić, Ministry of Science, Serbia
Aleksa Zejak, RT-RK Institute, Novi Sad, Serbia
Branislav Todorović, RT-RK Institute, Novi Sad, Serbia
Stefan Mozar, CCM Consulting, Australia
Tom Wilson, Platomics GmbH, Austria
Snježana Rimac-Drlje, CRO


prof. dr Glenn Van Wallendael, Ghent University, imec Belgium
prof. dr Snjezana Rimac-Drlje, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek, Croatia
prof. dr Mario Vranjes,University of Osijek, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, Croatia
prof. dr Theodore Antonakopoulos, University of Patras, Greece
prof. dr Majida Alasady, University of Tikrit, Iraq
prof. dr Concettina Buccella, University of L'Aquila, Italy
prof. dr Pierluigi Siano, University of Salerno, Italy
prof. dr Eisuke Hanada, Saga University, Japan
prof. dr Shingo Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi University, Japan
prof. dr Gulistan Raja, University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
prof. dr Antonio Navarro, University of Aveiro, Portugal
prof. dr Ilija Basicevic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
prof. dr Milan Bjelica, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, (TPC Chair)
prof. dr Istvan Papp, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
prof. dr Nebojsa Pjevalica, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
prof. dr Miroslav Popovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
prof. dr Ivan Kastelan, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Serbia
prof. dr Chih-Peng Fan, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
prof. dr Chi-Yuan Chen, National Ilan University, Taiwan
prof. dr Chao-Hsien Lee, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
prof. dr Yin-Tien Wang, Tamkang University, Taiwan
prof. dr Dragan Samardzija, Bell Labs, Nokia, USA
prof. dr Xiaomeng Gao, University of California, Davis USA
doc. dr Momcilo Krunic, RT-RK Institute for Computer Based Systems, Serbia
doc. dr Zeljko Lukac, RT-RK Institute for Computer Based Systems Serbia
doc. dr Bogdan Pavkovic, RT-RK, Novi Sad Serbia
doc. dr Nenad Jevtic, Traffic and Transport Faculty, University of Belgrade, Serbia
doc. dr Marija Antic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
doc. dr Petar Maric, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Serbia
dr Goran Petrovic, BMW Group, Germany
dr Sudip Roy, IIT Roorkee, India
dr Alak Majumder, NIT Arunachal Pradesh, India
dr Raffaele Conte, Institute of Clinical Physiology (IFC) National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy
dr Alessandro Tonacci, Institute of Clinical Physiology (IFC) National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy
dr Luca Romeo, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
dr Alessandro Mengarelli, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
dr Andrea Monteriù, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
dr Paolo Napoletano, University of Milan, Bicocca, Italy
dr HeeChul Han, Samsung Electronics, Korea (South)
dr Thinagaran Perumal, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
dr Ioan Tache, University Politehnica Bucuresti, Romania
dr Konstantin Glasman, St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television, Russia
dr Eugenie Grinenko, St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television, Russia
dr Dmitry Vavilov, T-Systems RUS, Russia
dr Miodrag Djukic, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Serbia
dr Nikola Djuric, Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
dr Velibor Ilic, RT-RK Institute for Computer Based Systems, Novi Sad, Serbia
dr Marija Malnar, University of Belgrade, Serbia
dr Milena Vujošević Janičić, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mathematics, Serbia
dr Nikola Teslic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
dr Pang-Wei Tsai, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
dr Sheng-Ming Wang National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
dr Gwo-Jiun Horng, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
dr Ercan Kalali, TU Delft, The Netherlands
dr Wenlin Han, California State University, Fullerton, USA
dr Thomas Coughlin, Coughlin Associates USA
dr Upasna Vishnoi, Marvell Semiconductor Inc, USA
Jelena Vlaovic J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia
Soumya Kanti Datta EURECOM, France
Kousik Sankar Larsen & Toubro Technological Services (LTTS), India
Dejan Bokan Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Bob Frankston Frankston, USA
Pravin Kumar Venkatesan Velodyne LiDAR, USA


Mia Stepanović
Jelena Jovičić
Mila Kotur
Marko Dragojević
Stevan Stević
Vladimir Lazić
Robert Šandor
Stefan Nićetin
Milan Djokić
Nataša Vukota
Jelena Gajić
Vojkan Stefanović
Sebastijan Novak
Dejan Popov-Tapavički
Gordana Velikić
Nives Kaprocki
Filip Baba
Dejan Bordjoški
Branislav Gamf
Damjan Glamočić
Vesna Isić
Dušan Kenjić
Milorad Marković
Marko Milošević
Srdjan Usorac
Robin Brase
Phillip Zimmermann
Thilo Müller

Become a partner. There are plenty of opportunities for sponsorship, including several exclusive packages. In addition, if you would like to customize your partnership with ZINC, contact us. We are open and flexible, just as the spirit that we want to invoke.


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