WIRN 2022

The Italian Workshop on Neural Networks

7 – 9 September 2022 – Vietri sul Mare (SA), Italy

WIRN 2022

The Italian Workshop on Neural Networks (WIRN) is the annual conference of the Italian Society of Neural Networks (SIREN). The conference is organized, since 1989, in co-operation with the International Institute for Advanced Scientific Studies (IIASS) in Vietri S/M (Italy), and is a traditional event devoted to the discussion of novelties and innovations related to field of Artificial Neural Networks. In recent years, it also became a multidisciplinary forum on psychological and cognitive theories for modelling human behaviours. The 30th Edition of WIRN 2022 will be held at the IIASS in Vietri sul Mare, near Salerno, Italy.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Prospective authors are invited to contribute with original, not published elsewhere, high quality papers in the topic areas listed below. Papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee and can be accepted for oral or poster presentation. Accepted contributions will be published in a Springer printed volume indexed by SCOPUS. Authors are limited to one paper per registration, not exceeding 8-10 pages’ limit. Springer Paper format is on: http://www.springer.com/series/8767. Submission is through Easy Chair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wirn2022.

Top WIRN 22 conference papers will be invited to be expanded and presented for fast-track reviews and publication on the open access journal Sensors, covered in PubMed, IF: 3.576, in the Special Issue “Wearable Sensors and Artificial intelligence for Measuring Human Vital Signs”. A voucher of 300 CHF is available for SIREN members.

SPECIAL SESSIONS: Special sessions’ proposers must send their proposals, no later than June 10, 2022, to the steering committee: Anna Esposito, Marcos Faundez-Zanuy, Francesco Carlo Morabito, Eros Pasero (iiass.annaesp@tin.it, faundez@tecnocampus.cat, morabito@unirc.it, eros.pasero@polito.it).

BEST PhD THESIS “Caianiello’s AWARD”: The Italian IEEE SMC chapter and SIREN are sponsoring the best PhD Thesis published during 2020-2022 with 500 € and a WIRN 2022 free registration (including social dinner).

PhD graduated must submit their PhD thesis to the PhD Award Committee: Anna Esposito, Giancarlo Fortino, Francesco Carlo Morabito, Eros Pasero (iiass.annaesp@tin.it, giancarlo.fortino@unical.it, morabito@unirc.it, eros.pasero@polito.it). More info on https://siren-neural-net.it/


  1. Prof. Alessandro Vinciarelli, University of Glasgow, UK
  2. Prof. Giancarlo Fortino, Università degli Studi della Calabria, IT
  3. Prof. Vincenzo Piuri, Università degli Studi di Milano, IT
  4. Prof. Roberto Furfaro, University of Arizona, USA

TOPIC AREAS: Topics include, but are not limited to, the following research and application areas:

General Topics of Interest about Computational Intelligence:

Among others: Neural Networks, Fuzzy Systems, Evolutionary Computation, Swarm Intelligence, Support Vector Machines, Complex Networks, Bayesian, Kernel Networks, Consciousness and Models of Emotion, Cognitive and Psychological Models of Human Behavior

Algorithms & Architectures:

Opportunist Networks, ICA and BSS, Deep Neural Networks, Graph Neural Networks, Explainable and Interpretable Deep learning, Bio-inspired Neural Networks, Wavelet Neural Networks, Intelligent Algorithms for Signal (Speech, Faces, Gestures, Gaze, etc) Processing and Recognition


Among others: Hardware Implementations and Embedded Systems, Neuromorphic Circuits and Hardware, Spike-based VLSI NNs, Intelligent Interactive Dialogue Systems, Embodied Conversational Agents


Among others: Finance and Economics, Big Data Analysis, Neuroinformatics and Bioinformatics, Brain-Computer Interface and Systems, Data Fusion, Time Series Modelling and Prediction, Intelligent Infrastructure and Transportation Systems, Sensors and Network of Sensors, Smart Grid, Process Monitoring and Diagnosis, Intelligent and Adaptive Systems for Human-Machine Interaction.


  • Special Session/Workshop proposals: June 20, 2022
  • PhD thesis submission deadline: June 30, 2022 June 20, 2022
  • Paper Submission deadline: June 30, 2022 June 20, 2022 (only an extended abstract on Easy Chair)
  • Notification of acceptance: July 30, 2022
  • Camera-ready copy: September 1, 2022
  • Conference Dates: September 7-9, 2022

Depending on the COVID pandemic status, WIRN 2022 is foreseen to be held either as a physical or virtual event. Foreign participants should comply with the Italian COVID rules (https://www.italia.it/en/covid19).