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EUSPN 2014 : CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSAL: The 5th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN)


When Sep 22, 2014 - Sep 25, 2014
Where Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Submission Deadline Feb 24, 2014
Categories    ubiquitous systems   pervasive networks

Call For Papers

Call for Workshop Proposal

Conference: The 5th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN)
Date of Conference: 22-25 September 2014
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Conference Website:

The goal of the EUSPN'14 conference is to provide an international forum for scientists, engineers, and managers in academia, industry, and government to address recent research results in ubiquitous and pervasive systems. EUSPN'14 will give them the opportunity to present and discuss their ideas, theories, technologies, systems, tools, applications, work in progress and experiences on all related theoretical and practical issues. More specifically, EUSPN'14 will be focusing on the paradigm, infrastructures, models, and technologies that have significant contributions to the advancement of ubiquitous systems and pervasive networks theory, practices and their applications.

EUSPN'14 will be held in Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax is located on the east coast of Canada and is approximately a 6-hour flight from London, UK and a 2-hour flight from Toronto, Ontario. Halifax is a vibrant and modern city, which is home to multiple academic institutions and where visitors can enjoy a variety of activities and entertainment from whale watching to Jazz festivals to world-class cuisine. Halifax is also home to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, which contains the world largest collection of Titanic artifacts. Nova Scotia is a picturesque province with many National and Provincial parks, and as stated in the Guinness Book of World Records, has the highest tides in the world.

Accepted papers will be published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series on-line. Procedia Computer Sciences is hosted on and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (, and will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will be indexed by Scopus ( and by Thomson Reuters' Conference Proceeding Citation Index The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers. All accepted papers will be indexed in DBLP ( Selected papers will be invited for publication in international journals

Journals Special Issues

Keynote Speakers

Important Dates
- Workshop Proposals : February 24, 2014
- Paper Submission Due : April 30, 2014
- Acceptance Notification : June 24, 2014
- Final Manuscript Due : July 17, 2014

Topics of Interest Include, but are not limited to:
- Ad hoc, Mesh and Sensor Networks
- Autonomic and Pervasive Network Management
- Cloud, Cluster, Grid and Social Computing
- Data Science for Future Networks
- Emerging Pervasive/Ubiquitous Technologies
- Intelligent Computing
- Internet of Things
- Mobile Computing and Wireless Communications
- Security, Privacy and Trust
- Vehicular Networks & Telematics Applications

General Chairs
Ivan Stojmenovic, University of Ottawa, Canada
Nirwan Ansari, University Heights Newark, USA

Program Chairs
Habib M. Ammari, University of Michigan-Dearborn , USA
Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada

Advisory Committee
Edward Blum, University of Southern California, USA
Ali Ghorbani, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Hossam Hassanein, Queen's University, Canada
Vincenzo Loia, University of Salerno, Italy
Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE
Makoto Takizawa, Seikei University, Japan
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
Albert Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia

Tracks Chairs
Nik Bessis, University of Derby, UK
Kechar Bouabdellah, Oran University, Algeria
Jinhua Guo, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
Shibo He, Zhejiang University, China
Flavio Lombardi, Universita Roma Tre, Italy
Marco Lutzenberger, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany
Ali Nafarieh, Dalhousie University, Canada
Jie Shen, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
Mohamed Younis, University of Baltimore County, USA

Workshops Chair
St├ęphane Galland, IRTES-SET, France
Ansar Yasser, Hasselt University, Belgium

Local Arrangements Chairs
Ridha Khedri, McMaster University, Canada
Janet Light, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Haroon Malik, University of Waterloo, Canada

Publicity Chairs
Jinhua Guo, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
Peng Hu, CMC Microsystems, Canada

Technical Program Committee Members

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