Call for Proposals/ Papers OSSCOM 2017
28th - 30th September 2017 . The 3rd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing | Yarmouk University (YU) - Irbid - Jordan

Call for Proposals/ Papers


The 3rd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing

28th - 30th September 2017  
Yarmouk University (YU) - Irbid - Jordan

To promote opportunities for cooperation towards enabling OSS key technologies, building cross-cutting sciences, and driving disruptive innovations; to disseminate research on technology and applications of open source software computing; and to expand the framework of effective participation of universities in developing OSS industry through incubators and business accelerators.

- Keynotes 
- Panel and roundtable discussions 
- Presentation sessions 
- Industry and technology discussions 
- Consultation meetings, focus groups, and roundtables 
- Best practice showcases and practical demonstration 
- Workshops

Submission Deadline

1st August, 2017 (Manuscripts)
15th August, 2017 (Proposals)
Topics of Interest

Track 1: Systems Software

- Operating systems: Linux Kernel, Server and Desktop Linux: RedHat, Debian, Slackware, Caldera, SuSe, Fedora 
- Distributed Operating systems: Open source platforms and software for the cloud platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Open stack, Open-source software in scientific computing including clouds, grids and HPCs  
- Embedded and Realtime Operating systems 
- Ubiquitous mobile computing and technologies: middleware, operating system (e.g. Android), new I/O and user interfaces, mobile protocols

Track 2: Applications and Services

- Open-source software services and applications in energy, environment, education, health, climate, water, agriculture, biology, economy, medicine and other pressing global issues and problems
- Open-source software for e-Services, including e-Government, e-Libraries, e-Learning and any e-*
- Open-source software for Smart Education, Smart Cities, Smart Power Grids, Smart Transportation
- Open Source applications for mobile and tablets

Track 3: Networking and Security

- Open source network simulation/emulations tools 
- Open source platforms for network security deployment, testing and verification 
- Network and security open source management software

Track 4: Open Source Development and Support

- Perspectives on open-source software development and services, including challenges, operation, sustainability, funding, governance, business models, and security 
- National, regional and international organizations and their role in funding and supporting open-source software applications in research and education 
- Collaborative projects and initiatives in research and education at national, regional and global levels 
- Research and education challenges and open access paradigm 
- Business models for open-source software development and services

Track 5: Software Engineering

This track will bring together researchers, students and industry experts from diverse areas associated with software engineering who are utilizing, developing or even improving open source software systems during their research and experiments. Software Engineering influences all aspects of computer science research and touches every software researchers and practitioners. 

There are diverse Free and open-source software that could be utilized in many fields under the umbrella of Software Engineering such as but not limited to:

- Software Process Models
- Software Process Improvement
- Software Architecture
- Component-Based Software Engineering
- Software Verification and Validation
- Model Checking
- Software Impact Analysis
- Design Patterns and Frameworks
- Model Driven Architecture
- Modeling with UML
- Reusable Software and Metrics
- Reverse Engineering, Re-engineering
- Adaptive Software
- Software Define Network
- Data Mining and Machine Learning
- Safety and Security in Critical Software

Conference Venue

Yarmouk University, Irbid - Jordan

Submit a Participation


Partners and Organisers
- Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany 
- Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Information Technology International, Jordan
- German Jordanian University, Jordan
- Yarmouk University, Jordan
- Lebanese University, Lebanon
- Brunel University, United Kingdom
- Notre Dame University, Lebanon
- University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
- Tarent AG, Germany
- Information Management Ltd, Lebanon
Important Dates
1st Aug, 2017  

Manuscript Submission Deadline

15th Aug, 2017  


15th Sept 2017  

Registration Deadline

28th – 30th Sept 2017  

OSSCOM 2017 Conference

For more information and paper submission, please contact 
Paper Submission:
- Please submit your manuscript or proposal at:
- Please register for OSSCOM 2017 conference at:
- Dr. Mwaffaq Otoom, YU - Jordan 
- Mr. Ramez Quneibi, TAGITI - Jordan 
- Ms. Aseel Abu-khalil, TAGITI - Jordan 
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