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3rd IFIP International Conference on Wireless Communications and Information Technology in Developing Countries

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Wireless communications is a primary solution to delivering broadband services to rural communities. The theme of this symposium is on both new, innovative technical research as well as on the delivery of practical technical solutions in often harsh environments. We are inviting your contribution to one of the technical topics of WCITD 2010 and we welcome you to participate in the conference. Your contribution will go through the normal review process associated with a quality international conference.

Broadband communication systems
Satellite-based communication systems
Hybrid communication systems
Power line communications
Appropriate telecommunication technologies for developing countries
Ad hoc networks for developing countries
Wireless Access technologies: GSM, UMTS, CDMA, WCDMA, 4G
Mobile and wireless services
Regulatory issues in wireless spectrum use
Challenges in wireless communications
Wireless mesh networking
Satellite-based communication systems
Mobile and pervasive healthcare applications
Wireless Sensor networks & applications
Ubiquitous and pervasive networks
Information technology applications for government
Information system development & applications
Internet usage and Internet Service Providers
Market-oriented cloud computing
ICTS and its applications in rural areas
E-government, E-commerce and M-commerce
The impact of IT/IS on economic development
Technologies for bridging the Digital Divide
Public health information management system
Security of Online communities and forums
Environment monitoring systems
Privacy in social computing
Emerging ubiquitous technologies

International Advisory Board

Edward Knightly, Rice University, USA
Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, USA
Ramon Puigjaner, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
Tharam S. Dillon, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
Augusto Casaca, INESC/IST, Portugal

General Chairs

Mieso Denko, University of Guelph, Canada
Albert Y. Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia

Program Committee Chairs

Ana Pont, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

Program Committee Members

Pedro Cuenca, University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain
Benjamín Baran, National University of Asunción, Paraguay
José A. Gil Salinas, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Habtamu Abie, Norwegian Computing Centre, Norway
Jason B. Ernst, University of Guelph, Canada
Joel Rodrigues, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Rajkumar Buyya, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Krithi Ramamritham, IIT Bombay, India
Pieter Kritzinger, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Jose Neumann de Souza, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, ENSIIE, France
Ramon Puigjaner, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
Antoine Bagula, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Rodrigo Santos, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
Siraj Shaikh, Cranfield University, UK
Benoid Vaidya, Tribhuvan University, Portugal
Evi Syukur, University of New South Wales, Australia
Dimitris Varoutas, University of Athens, Greece
Tadeusz A Wysocki , University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA
Aruna Jayasuriya, University of South Australia, Australia
Noureddine Boudriga, University of Carthage, Tunisia
Adnan AL-Anbuky, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Jadwiga Indulska, University of Queensland, Australia
Augusto Casaca, INESC/IST, Portugal

Publicity Co-Chairs

Judith Symonds, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Shivanajay Marwaha, University of Queensland, Australia
Vidyasagar Potdar, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

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Important Dates
Submission of papers: January 31, 2010
Notification to authors: April 23, 2010
Camera-ready copies: May 15, 2010

Instructions for paper submission

  • Papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or are simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings.
  • Papers must be written in English; they should be at most 12 pages in total, including bibliography and well-marked appendices. Papers should be intelligible without appendices, if any.
  • Accepted papers will be presented at the conference and published in the IFIP AICT (Advances in Information and Communication Technology) Series by Springer.
  • Submitted and accepted papers must follow the publisher’s guidelines for the IFIP AICT Series (www.springer.com/series/6102, Author templates, Manuscript preparation in Word).
  • At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the paper. Inclusion of the paper will be dependent upon one registration for the paper.
  • All papers must be submitted in electronic form through the web via www.wcc2010.org by January 31, 2010.
  • At the end of the conference, selected best papers will be published in an international Journal after further extension and reviews. Details will be available later.

The Congress

The World Computer Congress (WCC2010) will bring together IT research and industry sectors in one event. The congress will combine 17 IFIP conferences with partner conferences from other international and regional, specialist IT organisations.

The conference content will be presented in eight program streams. Delegates may attend any of the participating conference, industry or partner events as well as networking, social, technical tours and certification courses offered at the congress.

Trust IT
  • Wireless Communications and Information Technology in Developing Countries (WCITD 2010)
  • Biologically-Inspired Collaborative Computing (BICC 2010)
  • Distributed and Parallel Embedded Systems (DIPES 2010)
  • Artificial Intelligence in Theory and Practice (IFIP AI 2010)
  • Network of the Future (NF)
  • Enterprise Architecture, Integration, Interoperability and Networking (EAI2N)
  • Human Choice and Computers International Conference (HCC9 2010)
    Track 2: Virtual Technologies and Social Shaping
Trust IT
  • International Information Security Conference 2010 (SEC 2010)
  • Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIP)
  • Human Choice and Computers International Conference (HCC9 2010)
    Track 3: Surveillance and Privacy
Value IT
  • Theoretical Computer Science (TCS 2010)
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI 2010)
Learn IT
  • Key Competencies in the Knowledge Society (KCKS 2010)
  • History of Computing (HC)
Govern IT
  • Global Information Systems Processes (GISP)
  • E-Government and E-Services (EGES)
  • Human Choice and Computers conference (HCC9 2010)
    Track 1: Ethics and ICT Governance
Vitalise IT
  • E-Health (EHEALTH)
Sustain IT
  • Human Choice and Computers International Conference (HCC9 2010)
    Track 4: ICT and Sustainable Development
Play IT
  • Entertainment Computing Symposium (ECS 2010)