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ICT-DM 2015 : The Second International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster management


When Nov 30, 2015 - Dec 2, 2015
Where Rennes, France
Submission Deadline May 23, 2015
Notification Due Jul 21, 2015
Final Version Due Aug 21, 2015
Categories    disaster management   wireless and mobile networking   social media   security

Call For Papers


ICT-DM’2015 aims to bring together academics and practitioners who are involved in emergency services, ad hoc planning, disaster recovery, etc., to learn about the latest research developments, share experiences and information about this area and develop recommendations.
Authors are invited to submit manuscripts that present original unpublished research on using ICTs for detection, prevention, preparation, response and recovery of disasters. There will also be invited presentations by experts from academia, industry, and government as well as special sessions dedicated to case studies, demonstrations and experiences based on pragmatic approaches. This way, the conference will provide a forum for supporting and encouraging both academic researchers, as well as practitioners involved in applied‐focused research.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following scope:
- Communication infrastructures, technologies and services for crisis management
- Mobile and wireless communication networks
- Sensor networks
- Opportunistic communications
- Pervasive and mobile computing
- Context-aware computing
- Internet of things for disaster and emergency management
- M2M communications management and operations
- Smart cities for disaster and emergency management
- Cloud computing
- Data/information management and analysis for disaster management
- Querying and filtering on heterogeneous, multi-source streaming disaster data
- Data mining from multiple information and huge sources
- Big data analytics in disaster management
- Social media and networks
- Crowd sourcing
- Coordination, collaboration and decision support technologies and systems for disaster management
- Interoperability of heterogeneous systems
- Cyber-physical systems
- Service Oriented Architectures
- Ontology based approaches
- Prediction and early warning systems
- Security and privacy issues in information sharing
- Human-system interactive information extraction
- Uncertainty and possibly adversity in data handling and delivery
- Situation awareness
- Risk, damage and loss assessment
- Modeling and simulation tools for crisis and disaster situations
- Geo-Information technologies for disaster management
- Remote sensing
- Web mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- Evacuation and rescue geo-planning
- Open source data and space based resources to support disaster management
- E-governance
- Cyber security

• General Co-Chairs
Aris M. Ouksel, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Nadjib Badache, CERIST, Algeria

• Steering Committee
Nadia Nouali-Taboudjemat, CERIST, Algeria
Nadjib Badache, CERIST, Algeria
Aris M. Ouksel, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Soufiene Djahel, University College Dublin, Ireland
Ahcène Bendjoudi, CERIST, Algeria
Omar Nouali, CERIST, Algeria

• Technical Program Committee Co-chairs
Nadia Nouali-Taboudjemat, CERIST, Algeria
Yassine Hadjadj-Aoul, University of Rennes 1, France
Gabriel-Miro Muntean, Dublin City University, Ireland

• Local Organizing Committee

Samer Lahoud, University of Rennes 1, France
Yassine Hadjadj-Aoul, University of Rennes 1, France

Fabienne Cuyollaa, INRIA, France
Elisabeth Lebret, INRIA, France

Publicity Co-Chairs
Soufiene Djahel, University College Dublin, Ireland
Ivan Gojmerac, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria

• Technical Program Committee
Abdelmadjid Bouabdallah, University of Technology of Campiegne (UTC), France
Abdelslam Boukhtouta, Defence Scientist, Canada
Adlen Ksentini, IEEE ComSoc, France
Ahcène Bendjoudi, CERIST, Algeria
Ahmed Nacer Mohamed, USTHB University, Algeria
Ajay Kumar, University of Muenster, Germany
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, International Islamic University, Malaysia
Alex Delis, University of Athens, Greece
Amir Qayyum, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan
Antoine Bagula, Cape Town University, South Africa
Antonio De Nicola, ENEA, Italy
Aris M. Ouksel, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Ashfaq A. Khokhar, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Bill Karakostas, VLTN GCV, Belgium
Bruno Vallespir, University of Bordeaux, France
Christos Kartsaklis, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Djamal Benslimane, University of Lyon 1, France
Djamal Meddour, Orange Labs, France
Djamel Bouchaffra, CDTA, Algeria
Domenico Potena, Universita’ Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Eleana Asimakopoulou, University of Derby, UK
Ernesto Damiani, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Fabio Giulio Tonolo, ITHACA, Italy
Fadila Bentayeb, University of Lyon 2, France
Fouad Bendimerad, Stanford University, USA
Francesco Archetti, Universita di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Frédérique Vallée, IEEE, France
Gabriel-Miro Muntean, Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland
Ghalem Belalem, University of Oran, Algeria
Hassan Badir, National School of Applied Sciences of Tangier, Morocco
Hassina Aliane, CERIST, Algeria
Heiko Paulheim, University of Mannheim, Germany
Ivan Gojmerac, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Jemal Abawajy, Deakin University, Australia
Jihad Mohamad Aljaam, Qatar University, Qatar
José H. Canós Cerdá, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
José Ramiro Martínez de Dios, University of Seville, Spain
Kevin Curran, University of Ulster, Ireland
Keshav Dahal, University of the West of Scotland, UK
Khaled Khan, Qatar University, Qatar
Koushik Sinha, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
Laurent Franck, Télécom Bretagne / Institut Mines Télécom, France
Laurent Reynaud, Orange Labs, France
Lyes Koukhi, University of Technology of Troyes, France
Malika Silhadi-Mehdi, University of Boumerdes, Algeria
Maniam Kaliannan, Nottingham University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Marc Ibrahim, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon
Marcello Trovati, University of Derby, UK
Marcos R.S. Borges, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Mario Lezoche, University of Lorraine, France
Marwen Abdennebi, University of Paris 13, France
Michael Hobbs, Deakin University, Australia
Milan Zdravkovic, University of Nis, Serbia
Mohammed Erradi, Mohamed V-Souissi University, Morocco
Mouloud Atmani, CERIST Research Center, Algeria
Murali Raman, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Nadia Nouali-Taboudjemat, CERIST Research Center, Algeria
Nadir Bouchama, CERIST Research Center, Algeria
Nawel Zangar, El Manar University, Tunisia
Nik Bessis, University of Derby, UK
Nils Aschenbruck, University of Osnabrück, Germany
Nomusa Dlodlo, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa
Olga Battaïa, EMSE, France
Omar Nouali, CERIST Research Center, Algeria
Oriol Sallent, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Ovidiu Noran, Griffith University, Austalia
Pantelis Frangoudis, INRIA, France
Pascal Lorenz, IEEE ComSoc, France
Pascal Van Hentenryck, NICTA, Australian National University, Austalia
Pethuru Chelliah, IBM, India
Philippe Bertin, Orange Labs, France
Rahim Kacimi, University of Toulouse , France
Rajat Mehrotra, University of Virginia, USA
Raphael Couturier, University of Franche Comte, France
Ricardo Goncalves, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Rifaat Abdalla, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Robert Dew, Deakin University, Australia
Roman Tandlich, Rhodes University, South Africa
Saïd Gharout, Orange Labs, France
Saïd Yahiaoui, CERIST Research Center, Algeria
Samira Moussaoui, USTHB, Algeria
Sergio Toral Marín, University of Seville, Spain
Sid Ahmed Hamdaoui, University of Science and Technology of Oran, Algeria
Sidi Mohammed Senouci, University of Bourgogne, France
Simin Nadjm-Tehrani, Linköping University, Sweden
Sisi Zlatanova, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Sivasothy Shanmugalingam, Astellia, France
Sofia Tsekeridou, Athens Information Technology, Greece
Sonia Pajkovska, Fraunhofer IPK, Germany
Soufiène Djahel, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
Sofiane Hamrioui, USTHB, Algiers, Algeria, GRTC, UHA, France.
Stefan Sackmann, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Stelios Sotiriadis, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Tuong Thuy Vu, University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus, Malaysia
Valeria Krzhizhanovskaya, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Yacine Belhoul, CERIST Research Center, Algeria
Yamine Ait Ameur, IRIT-ENSEEIHT, France
Yao-Nan Lien, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Yassine Hadjadj-Aoul, University of Rennes 1, France
Yingpeng Sang, Beijing Jiao Tong University, China
Zaia Alimazighi, USTHB, Algeria
Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Zonghua Zhang, Telecom Lille, France
Submitted papers must represent original material that is not currently under review in any other conference or journal, and has not been previously published.

Manuscript format
All submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of Eight (7) printed pages (10-point font) including figures without incurring additional page charges (maximum 1 additional page with over length page charge if accepted). Papers should follow the IEEE formatting rules.
Standard IEEE Conference templates for Microsoft Word or LaTeX formats can be found at:
Papers should be submitted in .pdf format using EasyChair submission link:

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