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[dbjapan] CALL FOR PAPERS, IEEE/Innovations 2008


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                            CALL FOR PAPERS
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                            IEEE/Innovations 2008
  5th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology
                          December 16-18, 2008
                       Al Ain, United Arab Emirates 
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          Conference website:  http://www.it-innovations.ae/         
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BACKGROUND
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Innovations in Information Technology (Innovations'08), is a premier Forum for the presentation and discussion of technology advances and research results in the field of Information Technology (IT). Held for the first time in the oasis city of Al Ain, the fourth largest city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Innovations '08 is the fifth in the series that has been held in Dubai since 2004. The latest research advances in fields ranging from traditional computer science to evolving web technologies, bioinformatics and healthcare informatics are explored in Innovations' technical sessions.
 
Innovations'08 is technically co-sponsored by IEEE Communication Society. Accepted papers will be published by IEEE and fully indexed in IEEEXplore.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
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Mike S. Zafirovski, President and CEO, Nortel
Dharma P. Agrawal, OBR Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
 
SOCIAL PROGRAM
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- Dubai City Tour and Dhow Cruise
- Desert Safari
 
AUTHOR'S SCHEDULE (Deadlines):
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Paper and poster submissions due:     September 1, 2008
Notification of acceptance:           October 3, 2008
Final camera ready paper due:         November 2, 2008
 
TOPICS OF INTEREST
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Topics include, but are not limited to:
 
- Communication networks and security
- Information systems and services
- Bioinformatics and healthcare informatics
- Computing systems
 
SPECIAL SESSIONS:
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- Realtime Visual Analysis and Visual Communication of In-Vivo and In-Silico Biology
  Organizer: Dr. Pablo de Heras Ciechomski, CEO Visualbiotech , Switzerland
 
- Innovations in Arabic Language Technologies
  Organizer: Dr. Haikal El Abed, Braunschweig Technical University, Germany
 
TUTORIALS:
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- Security Challenges in Wireless Mesh Networks
  By Dharma P. Agrawal, OBR Distinguished Professor of Computer Science 

- Introduction to WAN Planning and Design
  By Algirdas Pak�stas, Professor, London Metropolitan University
 
- Technology as a driver of innovation and catalyst for growth
  By Mark Walker, Microsoft Gulf region
 
- Information Technology in the Financial Services Sector
  By Ayman Fathallah, Regional Director Middle East
 
WORKSHOPS:
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- Robotics and Interactive Media
- Cognitive Science
 
CONTACT:
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Contact: Innovations08 [at] uaeu.ac.ae