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When Oct 29, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
Submission Deadline Jul 31, 2014
Notification Due Aug 31, 2014
Final Version Due Sep 15, 2014
Categories    computer science   software engineering   electrical engineering   information&communication engg

Call For Papers


Covenant University in partnership with IEEE Nigeria Section, are the proud organisers of the 6th International Conference on Adaptive Science and Technology (ICAST 2014). This year's event will be hosted in Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria from 29 - 31 October 2014. Members of the African and international Information and Communications scientific community are cordially invited to participate in discussion and debate around topics such as Satellite communications, Smart Utility Systems, Long Term Evolution networks, Mobile Technologies and mHealth - to name but a few!

The programme will include keynote speeches by internationally renowned experts. ICAST 2014 is a fully-refereed,international conference which uses a double-blind peer-review process. Please see the conference site for more information.

ICAST 2014 will also feature an exhibition hall for vendors, technology businesses, educational institutions, government
and non-goverment organisations and others to exhibit their offerings.

ICAST 2014 is the 6th conference in the ICAST conference series.

Participation Categories

There are various participation categories in ICAST 2014. Please consider submitting to one of the following categories:
* Technical Symposia: short and full papers
* Tutorials
* Workshops
* Posters
* Postgraduate Student Symposium

Scope of the Conference

The topics and subject areas for ICAST 2014 are:

* Communications, including but not limited to:
o Green communications
o Telecommunications
o Wireless and fibre networks
o Satellite communications
o Software-Defined and Cognitive Radios
o Long term evolution networks
o Computer Networking
* Computer Engineering & Computer Science, including but not limited to:
o Information Security & Computer Forensics
o Cloud, Cluster & Green Computing
o Signal & Image Processing
o Artificial Intelligence (includes pattern recognition, evolutionary computation, logic, etc.)
o Human Computer Interaction
o Mobile Technologies & Mobile Web Services
o Remote Sensing
o IP mobility protocols
o Communications software and services
* Applied ICT, including but not limited to:
o ICTs in Industrialization & Manufacturing
o ICT aplications in Energy (Renewable, Oil, Hydro, Clean Coal & Nuclear)
o Internet applications
o Virtual environments and social networks
o ICT applications in education & training, including eLearning, Distance Education & Innovative Educational Platforms
o E-government, e-governance & e-skills for development
o eHealth & mHealth
o Remote tracking, logistics & monitoring technologies
o Wireless Sensor Networks
o ICT for creative industries & technology innovations
* Electrical & Electronic Engineering, including but not limited to:
o Electronics Design
o Smart Utility Systems
o Power line communications and their applications
o Biomedical engineering
o Consumer electronics and components
o Measurements and modeling of signal propagation
* Other Related Areas

The conference programme will divided into focused sessions based on submissions in the above subject areas. Each session
will be chaired by an expert in the relevent field.

The conference Proceedings will be published by IEEE and submitted for inclusion to  IEEE Digital Library.

Submission Site

Important dates:

1 Jan- 31st July  Paper submission
25 Aug 2014: Author notification (papers and posters)
2 Sept 2014:  Registration and Revised paper/Camera Ready submission
28 Oct 2014: Postgraduate symposium
29-31 Oct 2014: ICAST 2014 Conference in Covenant University, Ota, Lagos, Nigeria

Organising Committee

* Honorary Chair: Prof Charles K. Ayo, Vice Chancellor, Covenant University, Nigeria

* General Chair: Prof Sanjay Misra, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Covenant University, Nigeria
General Co-chair: Dr Nicholas Omoregbe, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Covenant University, Nigeria

* Executive ICAST Conference Chair: Prof Amoakoh Gyasi-Agyei, Ghana ICT Research Institute & Pentecost University College, Ghana

Conference Technical Committee Members
* Aaron Atayero, Covenant University, Nigeria
* Victor Mbarika, Southern University, Baton-Rouge, USA
* Longe Olumide, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
* Nicholas Omoregbe, Covenant University, Nigeria
* Olawande Daramola, Covenant University, Nigeria
* Olufunke Oladipupo, Covenant University, Nigeria
* Matthew Adigun, University of Zululand, South Africa
* Philip Adewole, University of Lagos, Nigeria
* Amoakoh Gyasi-Agyei, Ghana ICT Research Institute & Pentecost University College, Ghana
* G. A. Aderounmu, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
* O. O. Olugbara, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
* Michael Adeyeye, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
* Tolga Pusatli, Chankya University, Turkey
* Luis Fernandez, Universidad de Alcala, Spain
* Ruchi Shukla, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
* Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Universidad Carlos III de, Madrid, Spain
* Ibrahim Akman, Atilim University, Ankara Turkey
* Marco Crasso, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
* Murat Koyuncu, Atilim University, Ankara Turkey
* Andrea Taramelli , LDEO of Columbia University, USA
* Luciano Telesca, Istituto di Metodologie per l'Analisi Ambientale, Italy
* Markus Holopainen, University of Helsinki, Finland
* J. M. Sierra, University Carlos, SPAIN
* Takashi Michikawa , Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology(RCAST), Japan
* Candelaria Hernandez, University of La Laguna, Tenerife Canary Islands
* Putra Sumari, University Science of Malaysia, Minden, Penang, 11800 Malaysia
* Reda Alhajj, University Of Calgary, Canada
* Lei Zhao, Zhejiang University, P.R. China
* Ajaykumar Sachan, Rajeev Gandhi Technical University,India
* Ozcan Ozturk, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
* Atilla Bostan, Atilim University, Turkey
* M.Teresa Villalba, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
* Cristian Mateos, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
* Maria-Jose Escalona, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
* Daniel Rodriguez, Universidad de Alcala, Spain
* Javier Gutierrez, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
* Alejandro Zunino, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
* Hendrik Decker, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
* Francisco-Jose Dominguez, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
* Jose Luis Ordiales Coscia, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
* Marek Paralic, Technical University of Kosice, Slovak Republic
* Ana Gurea, Centro de Tecnologia da Informacao Renato Archer-CTI - Campinas, Brazil
* Piller Romay, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
* Carlos E. Cuesta Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain
* Tin Zar, Univ. of Comput. Studies Mandalay, Mandalay, Myanmar
* Engr. Tasiu Wudil, IEEE Nigeria
* Engr. Isaac Adekanye, IEEE Nigeria
* Engr. Raphael Onoshakpor, IEEE Nigeria
* Engr.Julius Aguni, IEEE Nigeria

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