AICCSA’14 Workshops

We are pleased to invite PhD students to submit their research proposal to AICCSA’14 Doctoral Symposium.

Workshops held in conjunction with AICCSA’14:

International Workshop on Internet of Things, Systems, Management and Security (IOTSMS)

The Internet of Things (IoT) technology offers unprecedented opportunities to interconnect human beings as well as Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication, whereby sensors and networks allow all ‘things’ to communicate directly with each other to share vital information and allow us to have an instrumented universe where accurate data is readily available to inform optimal decision making. The IoT would enable a range of new capabilities and services far beyond today’s offerings which will radically change how people go about their lives. According to Cisco IBSG’s prediction, the number of objects connected to the Internet is set to reach 25 billion by 2015 and 50 billion by 2020. The scale of the IoT is set to have a major economical, social and environmental impacts; the intersection of which forms the future sustainable growth.
The Internet of Things: Systems, Management and Security (IOT_SMS) workshop will be held in conjunction with 11th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA' 2014). The IOT_SMS workshop aims at soliciting original ideas on the broad area of IoT including challenges and opportunities, concepts and applications and future trends. The workshop aims to facilitate discussions amongst academics and IoT practitioners and make positive contributions to the field.
Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished manuscripts. Submitted papers should be in English in accordance with IEEE format, and will be reviewed by at least two expert reviewers in terms of relevance, originality, contribution, correctness, and presentation.
All accepted papers will be submitted for publication to IEEE Xplore.


The topics of interest for this workshop include, but are not limited to:

  • Emerging concepts of the IoT
  • Design methodologies for IoT
  • Novel services and applications of IoT to facilitate environmental responsibility
  • Green by Internet of Things
  • IoT and Social benefits/impact
  • IoT Economics
  • Emerging Internet of Things business models and process changes
  • Communication systems and network architectures for the IoT
  • IoT and Data Management
  • Security and privacy of IoT
  • Reliability of IoT
  • Disaster recovery in IoT
  • Applications of Internet of things
  • Emerging applications and interaction paradigms for everyday citizens
  • Bid data and IoT
  • Self organising IoT
  • Cloud Computing and IoT
  • IoT and sustainable Growth

Important Dates

Research Paper Submissions 31st August 2014
Notification of Acceptance 10th September 2014
Camera Ready 15th September 2014
Author Registration 15th September 2014


Papers selected for presentation will appear in the Workshop Proceedings, which will be published by the IEEE Computer Society and be submitted to IEEE Xplore for inclusion.
Papers must be 8 pages in IEEE format, 10pt, 2 column, single space, A4 format.
Papers should be submitted electronically by the deadline to
All papers will be reviewed and judged on merits including originality, significance, interest, correctness, clarity, and relevance to the broader community. The papers must include original work, not be under review or be submitted to another forum during the review process.

Workshop Chairs

Yaser Jararweh, JUST, Jordan (
Elhadj Benkhelifa, Staffordshire University, UK (

Technical Program Chairs

Mohamed Abdel-Maguid, University Campus Suffolk, UK
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia

Publication and Publicity Chair

Mahmoud Al-Ayyoub, JUST, Jordan
Qutaibah Althebyan, JUST, Jordan

Program Committee

• Anthony Pipe, Bristol Robotics Laboratory, UK
• Mokhtar Nibouche, University of the West of England
• Ashiq Anjum, University of Derby, UK
• Andy Rindos, IBM Research, USA
• Jianwu Wang, University of California, San Diego, USA
• Ahmed Bouridane, University of Northumbria, UK
• Mohamed Abdel-Maguid, University Campus Suffolk, UK
• Rehab Duwairi, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
• Robert Kinmond, Staffordshire University, UK
• Hongnian Yu, Bournemouth University, UK
• Muhannad Quwaider, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
• Elhadj Benkhelifa, Staffordshire University, UK
• Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, (Co-chair), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia
• Abdallah Khreishah, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA