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Call for papers: The 2020 International Conference of Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies

The 2020 International Conference of Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies
03-05 November 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

We are pleased to invite you to submit Full Papers to the 2020 International Conference of Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies (SMARTTECH 2020)
which will be held in the beautiful city of Riyadh - Saudi Arabia from 03-05 November 2020

SMARTTECH provides an excellent and unique forum, which aims at attracting innovative contributions in all areas of cutting-edge technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Internet-of-Things, Emerging Technologies, Unmanned Systems, Communication and Networking, and Cyber-Security.

It is Technically Sponsored by IEEE (approved), and all accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore and indexed in DBLP, Web of Science and Scopus.

Azzeddine Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Mohamed Younis, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Mohsen Guizani, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

Anis Koubaa, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Ahmad Taher Azar, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia


  • Prof. Mohamed-Slim Alouini, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • Prof. Fakhri Karray, University of Waterloo, Canada

The conference has a multi-track program including:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet-of-Things
  • Unmanned Systems
  • Cyber-Security
  • Communication and Networking
  • Emerging Technologies

Special Session on Epidemic and Pandemic Outbreak Prediction: Recent Advances and Applications


  • Best Paper Award
  • Best Student Paper Award


  • Paper submission: May 30, 2020
  • Notification date: July 30, 2020
  • Regular Registration: August 20, 2020


Papers should describe original and unpublished work about the above or related topics. All manuscripts will be reviewed by three members of the program committee. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English of up to 6 double-column pages IEEE format, with up to 2 extra pages with additional fees. The format of the paper should follow IEEE guidelines for the two-column IEEE-sponsored conference proceedings. Only the papers that have not been published or presented in any way will be accepted for SMARTTECH2020.

Note: The conference submission system only accepts manuscripts in PDF A4 format (before the revision manuscripts do not have to be checked by IEEE PDFXpress).

Submission link:

We look forward to receiving your submissions.

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