IEEE International Conference on Big Data and Smart City (ICBDSC) - 2016’,


We take great pleasure in inviting you to the ‘IEEE International Conference on Big Data and Smart City (ICBDSC) - 2016’, on 15 and 16   March, 2016 organized by Middle East College, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. As you might be aware, our past conferences: International Conference on Applied Information and Communication Technology  in 2011 and 2014  were well received. The next step forward is our third international conference.

ICBDSC-2016 will bring together researchers, designers, developers and practitioners interested in the advances and applications in the field of smart cities, green information and communication technologies, sustainability, energy aware systems and technologies to realize smart communities of the future. International experts have been invited to deliver keynote addresses and share their rich experiences. Papers reporting on new research and new products or concepts are encouraged.

The theme of the conference is “Big Data and Smart City”.

Conference themes include but are not limited to:

•             Creative use of technology for smart building and home

•             Smart cities and key issues in well being

•             Advanced communication systems and approaches for smart cities

•             New developments in smart cities and regions

•             Sensors, actuators and their networking in smart cities

•             Management, configuration and deployment of smart city infrastructure

•             Energy aware systems and technologies

•             Sustainable computing and communications

•             Computational intelligence and soft computing (genetic algorithm, neural networks, fuzzy logic)

•             Modeling of complex energy, mobility, health, society and e-government systems

•             Technologies for utility business transformation

•             Next generation distribution systems, smart sensors

•             Impact of distributed energy resources, smart grid (Electric cars, demand response, distributed generations, storage)

•             Energy efficient hardware and software solutions

•             Creative use of technologies to analyze and measure/assess well-being

•             Big data architecture, computer networks, network security

•             Storage architectures, grid computing, service oriented architecture

•             Data privacy and security issues in intelligent systems

•             Cloud computing framework for big data processing

•             Data privacy and security issues in intelligent systems

•             Big data acquisition, preprocessing, data storage and management, knowledge management

•             Big data intelligent computing, machine learning, pattern recognition, signal processing, image processing, bio-informatics

•             Big data analysis, applications

•             Modeling technology and systems for big data

•             Big data mining, data warehousing, big data visualization

•             Smart data for business intelligence, business process integration and management

•             Explore standardized smart data formats and privacy & protection, data convergence

•             Evaluate best practices in smart data handling

•             Smart data for social entrepreneurship and community engagement


Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore.


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Important dates:

Deadline for paper submission:      30 November, 2015

Notification of paper acceptance:  31 December, 2015 onwards

Camera ready paper submission:   14 January, 2016

Registration:                                            21 January, 2016 

Conference Date:                                  1516 March, 2016


We look forward to your contribution and active participation in ICBDSC 2016. Thanks for your attention and please share this with your peers.


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