1st International Conference of Applied Computing & Smart Cities


Artificial Intelligence Engineering & Computer Science (General)

1st International Conference of Applied Computing & Smart Cities ICACS21


Cities stand to benefit the most from connecting people, process, data, and things. A smart City exploits sustainable information and communication technologies to improve quality of life, health, education, and also the performance of urban services for citizens. Knowledge University invites you to submit proposals to ICACS21 to address these issues. The conference will be held at Knowledge University campus in the city of Erbil, Iraq.


Due to the COVID19 restrictions remote participation via video conferencing is also possible.


Accepted papers will be published in a conference proceeding book with indexing by ITM Web of Conferences including DOI (Crossref), Clarivate Analytics (web of science), DOAJ, ProQuestand Google Scholar and others.


Web page: https://sites.google.com/view/icacs21/home

Submision Web:  https://edas.info/N28605

Contact: icacs.conference@gmail.com


Paper Submission Opens                                   1 June 2021

Paper Submission Deadline                               15 August 2021

Acceptance & Notification                                 15 September 2021

Camera Ready Due                                              1 October 2021

Registration Deadline                                          15 October 2021

Conference Days                                                   20, 21 November 2021


Topics include, but not limited to:

•AI and Machine Learning for secure and sustainable smart cities

•Cloud/edge/fog computing for smart cities

•IoT and Cyber Physical Systemsfor smart cities

•Secure and Trustworthy Computing for smart cities

•Energy harvesting and sustainability in smart cities

•Cloud/edge/fog computing for smart cities

•Employment of IoT and mobile network technologies in education

•AI enabled IoT education systems

•Machine learning for IoT Systems

•IoT for health care systems•Sustainable power system based on IoT and AI

•Protocols and algorithms for wireless sensor networks

•Internet of Flying Things

•Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in IoT

•Social media and urban awareness•Blockchain for IoT networks

•5G and beyond 5G networks

•Wearable devices for communications and computing


Format and Submission


Papers should be written in English; other languages are not accepted.

Papers should be submitted in MS Word format using the conference template (https://www.e3s-conferences.org/doc_journal/woc/woc_1col.docx) (Web of Conferences single column format).

Papers should not exceed a maximum of six pages including all figures, tables and references (no appendices).

Submissions must present original work that has not been previously published, and is not under review elsewhere.

A maximum of two papers is allowed to be submitted by a single author.

Papers are to be submitted via EDAS. In case you do not have an EDAS account then you should create one to be able to submit (it's free).


After the notification of acceptance:


Authors of accepted papers should also sign the License Agreement (https://www.e3s-conferences.org/doc_journal/woc/publication_right_form.pdf) and send to the conference management.

The camera ready PDF is to be prepared and submitted. Please check the Camera-ready PDF (https://www.e3s-conferences.org/doc_journal/woc/pdf_guidelines.pdf) file preparations instructions and due date for such submission.