Friday, July 15, 2016

Call for Participation: 2016 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing including 11 tutorials, Las Vegas, U.S.A., July 25-28, 2016

                      CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

            The 2016 World Congress in Computer Science,
            Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing
                   11 Tutorials (including ABET)

        July 25-28, 2016, Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, USA

This is an invitation to attend The 2016 World Congress in Computer
Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing. The congress
is composed of 20 major tracks composed of: 11 tutorials (most are
3 hours long; including a tutorial about ABET); 738 research
presentations divided into 111 sessions and workshops; and 14
keynotes, invited lectures, and panel discussions, ... - all will
be held simultaneously, same location and dates: July 25-28, 2016.
Attendees will have full access to all conferences' sessions, tracks,
and tutorials. Registration is required to attend. As of now, 55% of
registrants are from academia, 24% from industry; 20% from government
and funding agencies; and 1% unknown (correct as of July 10). About
half of the attendees are from outside USA; from 74 nations. The
congress has participants, speakers, authors affiliated with over 176
different universities (including many from the top 50 ranked
institutions), major IT corporations (including, Microsoft, Google,
Apple, SAP, Facebook, Oracle, Amazon, Yahoo, Samsung, IBM, Ebay, GE,
Siemens, Philips, Ericsson, BAE Systems, Hitachi, NTT, ...), major
corporations (including, Exxon Mobil, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase,
Raytheon, PetroChina, GlaxoSmithKline, HSBC, Airbus, Boeing, Hyundai, ...),
government research agencies (NSF, NIH, DoE, US Air Force, NSA National
Security Agency, ...), US National Labs (including, NASA, ANL, LLNL,
Sandia, ORNL, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Los Alamos National Lab,
National Cancer Institute, NIST,  ...), and a number of Venture
Capitalists as well as distinguished speakers discussing Intellectual
Property issues.

See below for:

A. General Information (and detailed schedule)
B. Broad Topical Scopes
C. Registration Information for attendees (Deadline: July 20, 2016)
D. Location of congress (hotel) and online reservation system
E. Partial list of planned Tutorials and Featured Keynotes
F. Misc Information

We look forward to seeing you July 25-28, 2016.
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B. BROAD TOPICAL SCOPES: (20 to 70 research presentations for each topic)

   Advances in Big Data Analytics (ABDA); Bioinformatics & Computational
   Biology (BIOCOMP); Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (BIOENG);
   Scientific Computing (CSC); Data Mining (DMIN); e-Learning, e-Business,
   Enterprise Information Systems, and e-Government (EEE); Embedded
   Systems, Cyber-physical Systems, and Applications (ESCS); Foundations
   of Computer Science (FCS); Frontiers in Education (FECS, includes ABET);
   Grid, Cloud, and Cluster Computing (GCC); Health Informatics and Medical
   Systems (HIMS); Artificial Intelligence (ICAI); Internet Computing and
   Internet of Things (ICOMP); Wireless Networks (ICWN); Information &
   Knowledge Engineering (IKE); Image Processing, Computer Vision, &
   Pattern Recognition (IPCV); Modeling, Simulation and Visualization
   Methods (MSV); Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and
   Applications (PDPTA); Security and Management (SAM); and Software
   Engineering Research and Practice (SERP).

C. REGISTRATION INFORMATION: (Deadline: July 20, 2016)


   Attendees are to reserve their hotel rooms as soon as possible. A limited
   number of rooms are available at the reduced negotiated rate -
   reservations will be honored on the first-come first-served basis. If you
   were unable to reserve a room, then send an email to ;
   we will try to help you book a room.


   In addition to the above, there are a number of focused invited talks
   and lectures in individual tracks (these are not listed in the above
   links but will be listed in the individual schedules for each conference

   Tutorials are free to conference registrants - Speakers include: IEEE
   and ACM Fellows, Distinguished Professors and Endowed Chairs, founders
   and CEOs of corporations, authors of major books, directors of labs
   and research centers, ABET National and International Program evaluators,
   IBM CIO of major divisions, members of Berkeley BISC, professors,
   educators and practitioners. Tutorial titles include (partial list):
   most tutorials are about 3 hours long:

   -> ABET Accreditation Process of Computer Science Program
   -> Visualization & Data Mining for High Dimensional Datasets
   -> Energy-Aware Resource Management for Computing Systems
   -> Industrial Big Data: The door to prescriptive analytics
   -> Predicting with Confidence
   -> Data Privacy-Preserving in Cloud Computing
   -> Becoming Successful Developing and Selling Mobile Apps and IoT
      Systems - Best Practices, Tools, Technologies and Processes for
      University Students and Professors
   -> Reactive Web Development Using Play and Akka
   -> Cyber Infrastructure for Emerging computing Technologies: A New
      Global Perspective
   -> What's the Secret? You're staring at it! Steganography from Greece
      to Cyberspace
   -> A Deep Dive Into Hybrid Cloud Adoption
   -> and others.

   Partial/featured list of Keynotes/Invited Talks:

   -> Search for Extraterrestrial Life in Our solar System
      Dr. Firouz Naderi
      Former director of Solar System Exploration at NASA's Jet Propulsion
      Laboratory (JPL) - (Oversaw robotic spacecraft dispatched to all
      corners of the solar system); Prior position: NASA's Program Manager
      for Mars Exploration; Recipient of NASA's outstanding Leadership Medal
      and NASA's Distinguished Service Medal (NASA's highest award); In
      appreciation of his contributions, The International Astronomical
      Union (IAU) and NASA/JPL has named an asteroid "Naderi" after his name.

   -> Data Science for High Dimensional Datasets
      Prof. Alfred Inselberg
      Tel Aviv University, Israel; University of California, Los Angeles
      (UCLA); University of Southern California (USC); Senior Fellow at the
      San Diego Supercomputing Center, California, USA; Author of "Parallel
      Coordinates: VISUAL Multidimensional Geometry"; his work is praised by
      Stephen Hawking among many others.

   -> Industrial Big Data and SMART Assets: The fourth industrial revolution
      by the means of death awareness capabilities
      Prof. Diego Galar
      Division of Operation and Maintenance Engineering,
      Lulea University of Technology, Sweden

   -> Data Science: Where Academia Meets Commerce
      Dr. Peter Geczy
      National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
      (AIST), Japan

   -> Mining Smartphone and Smartwatch Sensor Data: Activity Recognition,
      Biometrics, and Beyond
      Dr. Gary M. Weiss
      Director of Wireless Sensor Data Mining (WISDM) Lab, Department of
      Computer and Information Science, Fordham Univesity, New York, USA

   -> Evolving Systems: Theory and Applications
      Prof. Igor Schagaev
      London Metropolitan University, London, UK; Research Advisor of
      ITACS Ltd, UK

   -> (Potential) Recurrent Breast Cancer Treatment
      Steve Richfield* and Jane Eyre**

   -> Panel Discussion: Multi- , Trans-Disciplinary Systems Engineering
      Dr. John N. Carbone; Engineering Fellow, Mission Support &
      Modernization, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services,
      Richardson, Texas, USA
      Dr. James A. Crowder, Chief Engineer, Raytheon Intelligence,
      Information and Services, Aurora, Colorado, USA

   -> Panel Discussion: Biologically-Inspired Computing: Merging Human
      and AI Learning Models
      Dr. James A. Crowder, Chief Engineer, Raytheon Intelligence,
      Information and Services, Aurora, Colorado, USA
      Dr. John N. Carbone; Engineering Fellow, Mission Support &
      Modernization, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services,
      Richardson, Texas, USA

   -> Panel Discussion: Future of Cybersecurity Education
      Moderator: Prof. Kevin Daimi, University of Detroit Mercy,
                 Michigan, USA
      Prof. Eman El-Sheikh, University of West Florida, USA
      Prof. Levent Ertaul, California State University East Bay, USA
      Prof. Guillermo Francia, Jacksonville State University, USA

   -> SiTASENSE: Hierarchical 6LoWPAN and Sensing Model for Women
      Safety Services
      Prof. Dhananjay Singh
      Director of ReSENSE Lab & Chair of Division of Global IT, Hankuk
      University of Foreign Studies, Yongin-si, South Korea

   -> On Transforming Silicon to Brain
      Prof. T. R. Gopalakrishnan Nair
      Fellow IE; SM IEEE, SM ACM, AAAS, LM CSI; Rector, RR Group of
      Institutions; Visiting Research Prof, University of Ulster, UK

   -> Doctoral Colloquium & Demos Sessions-2016 (DCDS-16)
      General Chair: Dr. Lamia Atma Djoudi, Synchrone Technologies,

   -> Innovative Projects for International Collaborations "Investing
      for the Future" (IPIC-16)
      General Chair: Dr. Lamia Atma Djoudi, Synchrone Technologies,

   -> + more than 15 other Invited Talks and Panels.

   To get a feeling about the conferences' atmosphere, see some
   delegates photos available at:
   Last 10 years:

   As of January 5, 2016, papers published in the conference proceedings
   that have been held as part of this congress, have received 28,380
   citations. Citation data is obtained from Microsoft Academic Search.
   The citation data does not include more than 17,000 other citations to
   papers in conferences whose first offerings were initiated by this
   congress (such as: FUSION, ICWS, ICMLA, and others). In addition to the
   proceedings, the congress has also arranged the publication of a number
   of books and journal special issues; some of these publications have
   already received the top 25% most downloads in their respective fields.
   See the link below for a very small subset of the books published
   mostly based on extended versions of the accepted papers of this congress:

   Inquiries should be sent to:

The information that appears in this announcement is correct as of
July 10, 2016.