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Special Sessions Chair

Elhadj Benkhelifa, Staffordshire University

Important Dates

For further information and any queries please email: E.Benkhelifa@staffs.ac.uk

Sessions

Blockchain Technology

Session Chairs
  • Gary Spencer, CEO of Yotta Laboratories Ltd
  • Elhadj Benkhelifa, Staffordshire University
Submissions

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fads2017

Topics

Topics include but not limited to:

  • Blockchain Challenges and opportunities
  • Blockchain Security, Trust and Privacy
  • Blockchain Architecture
  • Blockchain Smart Contracts
  • Blockchain Applications (eg Insurance, Payments, Banking, Energy, Healthcare, Government, Retail, Telco etc)
  • Blockchain as a Service (BaaS)
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
  • Blockchain Standards
  • Blockchain Legal Implications
  • Blockchain Based Case Studies
  • Blockchain and Forensics
  • Distributed Ledger Technologies
  • Blockchain and Machine Learning
  • Blockchain and Governance
  • Blockchain and Cloud Computing

Task Scheduling in Cloud Computing

Session Chairs
  • Mohamed Shahid Hassan, Staffordshire University
Submissions

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fads2017

Topics

Topics include but not limited to:

  • Task Scheduling Methods, Applications, and Tools
  • From Non-Cloud to Cloud Task Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling Algorithms
  • Bio-inspired Algorithms for Task Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling Optimisation
  • VM Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling and Energy Efficiency
  • Resource-level Task Scheduling
  • User-Level Task Scheduling
  • Multi-objective Optimisation for Task Scheduling
  • Constraint-based Task Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling for Cloudlets
  • Task Scheduling for Edge Computing
  • Task Scheduling for IOT
  • Task Scheduling for Multi-Cloud


Cloud Data Governance

Session Chairs
  • Majid Al-Ruithe, Head of IT, KSA
Session Chairs

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fads2017

Topics

Topics include but not limited to:

  • Cloud Data Governance Frameworks and Models
  • Cloud Data Governance Challenges and Opportunities
  • Attributes and Dimensions of Cloud Data Governance
  • Designing Cloud Data Governance programmes
  • Deployment of Cloud Data Governance programmes
  • Cloud Data Governance Case Studies
  • Policy, standards and Strategies for Cloud Data Governance
  • Data Governance and other Governance Domains (IT, Corporate, Information etc)
  • Cloud Data Governance and Big Data


Data Science and Cloud Computing

Session Chairs
  • Yaser Jararweh, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
  • Mohamed Alsmirat, Jordan University of Science and Technoloy (JUST)
Submissions

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fads2017

Topics

Topics include but not limited to:

  • Data Science Applications in Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Forensics
  • Cloud Data Auditing
  • Cloud based Social Network Analysis
  • Cloud computing and Semantic Web
  • Knowledge Management Theories and Applications in Cloud computing
  • Data Science and Cloud Computing Security
  • Cloud based Collaborative Platforms
  • Software Engineering theories and applications in Cloud Computing
  • Quality of Service for Cloud Computing
  • Big Data and Computing, challenges and opportunities


Manufacturing Informatics

Session Chairs
  • Ashutosh Tiwari, Cranfield University
  • Elhadj Benkhelifa, Stafforshire University
Submissions

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fads2017

Topics

Topics include but not limited to:

  • Data Science theories and applications for Manufacturing
  • Optimisation in Manufacturing Informatics
  • Process Optimisation
  • Data Analytics Applications in Manufacturing
  • The Impact of Manufacturing Informatics in the Digital Economy
  • Manufacturing Intelligence
  • Gamification and Manufacturing
  • Knowledge Management and Manufacturing
  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Cyber-risk Manufacturing Informatics
  • Data fusion in Manufacturing Informatics
  • Cost Engineering and Manufacturing Informatics


Data Science for Politics, Policy, and International Development

Session Chairs
  • Prof Slava Mikhaylov, University of Essex
Submissions

Please submit your papers through the EDAS system, and choose the “Data Science for Politics, Policy and International Development” special session

Please note that the submission deadline for this special session is 20th August 2017

Topics

Topics include but not limited to:

  • New forms of political data
  • Machine learning for politics
  • Data science and emerging policy issues
  • The politics of big data
  • Machine learning and survey modelling
  • Machine learning and sample correction
  • Non-probability based samples and machine learning
  • Data science for sustainable development
  • Analytics and big data for inclusive growth
  • Data science for social impact