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OSSCOM 2016 Conference - Dec, 2016 (Call for Papers)

From: 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM 2016)
Subject: OSSCOM 2016 Conference - Dec, 2016 (Call for Papers)
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 09:08:42 +0000

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Call for Proposals/ Papers


The 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing

1st - 3rd December 2016
American University of Beirut, Beirut - Lebanon
Partially funded by EC - Tempus and technically sponsored by IEEE


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 September, 2016 (Manuscripts)
1st October, 2016 (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


Conference Venue

American University of Beirut, Beirut - Lebanon

Submit a Participation



Registration Fees

OSSCOM members
50 Euro
OSSCOM non-members
100 Euro
Authors and Speakers
50 Euro

All papers will be peer-reviewed and selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings and made available through IEEE Explorer.
Partners and Organisers
- Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
- German Jordanian University, Jordan
- The Lebanese University, Lebanon
- Brunel University, United Kingdom
- Yarmouk University, Jordan
- Notre Dame University, Lebanon
- University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
- Tarent AG, Germany
- Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Information Technology International, Jordan
- Information Management Ltd, Lebanon
- American University of Beirut
- Le Cnam Liban
Important Dates
1st Sept, 2016

Manuscript Submission Deadline

1st Oct, 2016

Acceptance Notification

15th Nov 2016

Registration Deadline

1st – 3rd Dec 2016

OSSCOM 2016 Conference

For more information and paper submission, please contact
Paper Submission:
- Please submit your manuscript or proposal at:
- Please register for OSSCOM 2016 conference at:
More Information:
- Please contact us through our email:

All information is available at: Enclosed Call for Papers


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