Track 1: Ubiquitous, Parallel and Distributed Computing (including cloud, IoT, network, sensors, and blockchain technologies)


This track is a forum that brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry worldwide to advance the theories, technologies, and applications of parallel and distributed systems. Original contributions to the theory, design, analysis, implementation, application in the field, or a survey of state of the art in contributions are solicited. All submissions will be reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, importance, and clarity. Technical topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

Focus Area 1: Fog/Edge/Cloud Computing
– Cloud Computing System & Architectures
– Edge/Fog Computing System & Architectures
– Storage and Data Architectures
– Hybrid-clouds and Multi-clouds Integration
– Distributed and Parallel Query Processing
– Resource, Energy and Data Management
– Cloud Metering and Monitoring
– Containers and Serverless Computing
– Cloud Service Adaptation and Automation
– Cloud Federation and Service Composition
– Fog/edge resources scheduling, allocation and management
Fog/edge Real-time load prediction
– Power-Aware and Green Computing

Focus Area 2Internet of Things (IoT)/Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
– RFID, sensor data, and services related to the IoT/CPS
– Services for IoT/CPS platforms and applications
– Service-oriented protocols for IoT/CPS applications

Focus Area 3: Blockchain as a distributed system
– Blockchain and smart business transactions
– Blockchain and smart contracts
– Blockchain in the Internet of things (IoT)
– Blockchain in cyber-physical systems
– Blockchain in edge and cloud computing

Program Committee:

  • Amani Abusafia,, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Balsam Alkouz,, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Mohammad Amin, Kuhail, Zayed University, UAE
  • Nadia Dahmani, Zayed University, UAE
  • Emna Ben Abdallah, University of Gabes, Tunisia
  • Najla Fatoush, FSEGS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
  • Jiann-Liang Chen,, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • Takoua Abdellatif,, University of Carthage, Tunisia
  • Nawel Bayar,, Horizon School of Digital Technologies, Tunisia
  • Imen Ben Lahmar,, University of Sfax, Tunisia
  • Noura Faci,, University Lyon 1, France
  • José Eduardo Fernandes, IP Bragança, Portugal
  • Rachida Fissoune, IDS Team. ENSA Tangier. UAE
  • Daniela Gifu,, Romanian Academy, Iași branch & University “Alexandru loan Cuza” of Iași, Romania
  • Imen Jegham,, University of Sousse, Tunisia
  • Slim Kallel,, University of Sfax, Tunisia
  • Imene Layhani,, University of Sfax, Tunisia
  • Faiza Loukil,, Univ. Savoie Mont Blanc, LISTIC, France
  • Muhammad Imran Taj,, Zayed University, UAE
  • Sonia Kotel,, Horizon School of Digital Technologies, Tunisia
  • Rania Yangui,, Horizon School of Digital Technologies, Tunisia
  • Jean-Marc Menaud,, Ecole des Mines de Nantes
  • Abdallah Lakhdari, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Martin Musicante, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
  • Antoanela Naaji, “Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad, Romania
  • Gazzeh Leila, Horizon school of digital technologies, Tunisia
  • Sara Ahajjam, National School of Applied Sciences of Tangier, Morocco
  • Ruhaidah Samsudin, Universiti teknlogi Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Ismael Bouassida, Rodriguez Higher Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia of Sfax, Tunisia
  • Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Tiago Pedrosa, Research Centre in Digitalization and Intelligent Robotics (CeDRI), Instituto Politécnico de Bragança
  • Ahmad Samer Wazan, Zayed University, UAE
  • Amira Mouakher, Corvinus Institute for Advanced Studies, Corvinus University of Budapest
  • Jaber Jemai, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE