Call for Papers

The 4th American University in the Emirates International Research Conference (AUEIRC’22) will provide a platform for academics, practitioners, and policymakers from the region and across the globe to engage in a dialogue. While the Middle East region remains ahead of the curve in digital transformation and technological implementation, the recent shift towards emerging technologies such as, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Fintech, Cloud Computing, Smart Automation, Cyber-Physical Integration, Cryptocurrencies and more, has created new opportunities across industries in the region. Conference participants will focus on presenting real and actionable solutions to challenges of the current digital transformation via providing future opportunities and connecting the world through sustaining technology, business, environment, law, media, design and security.

WHEN & WHERE

April  22 - 24, 2022
The conference will be held through two video conference platforms:

  • Zoom webinar for opening session
  • Microsoft Teams for hybrid sessions

ORGANIZED BY

American University in the Emirates
Academic City, Dubai, UAE

Topics of Interest

Computer and Advanced Technology

  • Cyber Security
  • Big Data and Augmentation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Communication System
  • Information Systems and Infrastructure
  • Multimedia and Digital Forensics
  • Telecommunication, Policy and Services
  • Radio and Mobile Networks
  • Signal Processing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Pattern Recognition and Signal Analysis
  • Web of Things and Web Mining
  • Multimedia Tools and Applications
  • Telecommunication Networks
  • User Privacy
  • Cryptography
  • Watermarking
  • Anonymity
  • Threats and Computer Attacks 
  • RFID Software and Networking
  • RFID in Smart Cities 
  • Cloud and Crowd Computing
  • Smartphone Network Applications
  • 5G and Beyond Technologies
  • Computer Modelling and Simulations 
  • Computer Vision and Virtual/ Argumentative/ Mix Reality
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Pattern Recognition and Signal Analysis
  • Web of Things and Web Mining
  • Web and Society
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Intelligent Systems and Infrastructure
  • Environment, Health, Science and Energy Systems
  • Sustainable Transport 
  • Renewable Energy and Smart Grid
  • Information Management Systems
  • Economics, Monetization and Online Trading 

Security Global
Studies

  • Information and Cybersecurity
  • Financial Security 
  • Hybrid threats; Cyberthreats 
  • Grey Zone Threats 
  • Information and Intelligence Analysis 
  • Globalization vs Fragmentation 
  • Maritime Security
  • Hotel Management Security
  • The Role of Ethics in Security and Leadership 
  • Drones in Security and the Knowledge Economy
  • Homeland, Regional and International Security
  • Global Security (Risk, Threads and Global Security on the Use and Administration of IT) 
  • Irregular Migration vs. Refugee Challenges
  • Food \Security and IT Systems 
  • Water Security, Water Legalization and the Role of Technology and Information
  • The Role of IT on Private/Public Environmental Security 
  • Crisis Management and Communication: Upcoming Opportunities for the Knowledge Economy 
  • Technological Governance: The Role of Information on Disaster Management, Control and Anticipation.
  • Technological Anticipation and Corporate Response of Scenarios of Emergency Management
  • Climate Security
  • Nuclear Power Security
  • Complexed Security 
  • Border Security
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Ports and Airports Security
  • Diplomacy and Border Security

Law

  • Global Security
  • Environmental Security
  • Food Security 
  • International Economic Law
  • International/National Organizations and Governance
  • Water Security 
  • Immigration Security and Legislation
  • Emergency Management
  • Intellectual Property
  • Ethical Issues in Artificial Intelligence Systems
  • Nuclear Energy and  Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Law and Philosophy
  • Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Aspects to the Knowledge-Economy
  • Transnational Litigation
  • Environment, Health and Technology Law
  • Human Rights
  • Sports Law and Management
  • Marine and Aviation Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Business Law
  • Arbitration
  • Criminal Science and Law
  • Covid 19 Vaccines and Law / IP

Business and Digital Economy

  • FinTech Ecosystem
  • Entrepreneur Society
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Financialization of the Global Economy
  • Leadership and Governance
  • Blockchains
  • Knowledge Management
  • Oil and Gas Accounting
  • Business Intelligence

Education Industry

  • Education for a Sustainable Future
  • Sustainable Development of the Education Sector
  • Educational Administration and Supervision
  • Smart Applications in Educational Technology
  • Innovative Pedagogy
  • Educational Psychology and Counseling in the Age of Student Anxiety
  • Educational Technology
  • Distance Learning 
  • Admission and Registration
  • Academic and Career Advising 

Equine Sector

  • Breeding
  • Nutrition
  • Stable Management
  • Finance, Costing and Budgeting
  • Farm Management
  • Psychology

Integrated Media

  • New and Fluid Media
  • Modern Media
  • Global and Local Media
  • New and Social Media
  • Media and Social Responsibility
  • Media and Democratization
  • Multimedia Communication
  • Audio Communication
  • Survival of Radio and Television in an Online World
  • Modern Fluid Media and Cybercrime Potential
  • Media Without Borders in a Borderless World
  • Media Responsiveness to the Knowledge Economy
  • Social Media: Uniting or Fragmenting Society?
  • Media and Political Events: Cohesion or Confusion?
  • Political Elections under the Modern Media Microscope
  • Mediatization of Political, Economic or Social Leadership
  • Modern and Traditional Media Compared for the Knowledge Economy
  • Media and Collective Socio-Political Decision-Making in the Knowledge Economy

Design Industry

  • Interdisciplinary Design
  • Methodologies in Architecture, Arts, and all Design Disciplines
  • Re-defining Architecture, Art & Design Education Today
  • The Economical Challenges of Design and Designers
  • Fashion Design
  • Communication Design
  • Interior Design
  • Animation Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Design and Nature
  • Biomimetics
  • Speculative Design
  • Design Culture
  • Design History
  • Design Philosophy
  • Design Thinking
  • Social Innovation and Sustainability
  • Place Making
  • Process and Manufacturing
  • Design and Internet of Things
  • Parametric Design

COVID-19

  • Business
  • Media
  • Security
  • Knowledge Economy
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Education
  • Law

Conference Proceedings

Accepted papers will be published by Springer in Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) Book Series following their specific fields as printed volumes as well as online in the digital library on SpringerLink

Submission Guidelines

All papers (Abstract/Full) are subject to a double-blind peer review process by two reviewers. Submission guidelines can be accessed through :
Conference Proceedings Guidelines

previous publication

AUEIRC’17, Volume 1

AUEIRC’17, Volume 2

AUEIRC’18, Volume 1

AUEIRC’18, Volume 2

Important Dates & Deadlines

Paper/Abstract Submission

February 2nd, 2022

CAMERA READY SUBMISSION

February 22nd, 2022

ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION

March 3rd, 2022

ONLINE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE PARALLEL SESSIONS

April 22nd - 24th, 2022

Steering Committee

Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi

Honorary Chair

Professor Muthanna G. Abdul Razzaq

Chair

Prof. William Cornwell

First Deputy Chair

Assoc. Prof. Ahmed Al Masri

Member

Prof. Asma Salman

Member

Dr. Nisrine Shaya

Member

Prof. Salaheddin Abosedra

Member

Dr. Mohamad AlAwjar

Member

Dr. Mohamed El Yattioui

Member

Dr. Toufic Haidamous

Member

Mr. Hani Abdelhadi

Member

Mr. Ahmed Mohy

Member

Mr. Andrew Aziz

Member

Mr. Hassan Kashmoula

Member

Registrations

Students

Before 20th December

Registration

$150
(AED 551)

After 20th December

Registration

$250
(AED 920)

Academician & Industrialist

Before 20th December

Registration

$250
(AED 920)

After 20th December

Registration

$400
(AED 1,470)

*All prices are INCLUSIVE of 5% VAT at the current rate.

Conference
Venue

American University in the Emirates, International Academic City, Dubai, UAE

Become A Sponsor

For more information and details, please contact us: [email protected]

Contact

American University in the Emirates

P.O. Box: 503000, Dubai, UAE | Phone: + 971 4 4499 000
Fax: + 971 4 4291 205 | Email: [email protected]
Website: www.aue.ae | Toll free 800AUE (283)

MAIN SPONSORSHIP

AED 100,000

Main Sponsorship Benefits:

  1. Opening Speech of the official sponsor at the opening ceremony of the conference
  2. Attending the Press conference
  3. TV and Press interviews/Media coverage for the sponsor before and during the conference
  4. Special honoring for the official sponsor from the university during the conference with a certificate of appreciation and a shield
  5. VIP Invitations for sponsors ( 5 Invitations)

The appearance of the official logo of the sponsor in the following:

  1. Sponsor Name and logo on all the Promotional campaigns for the conference
  2. Sponsor Name and logo on AUE website and Conference website
  3. Sponsor Name and logo on stage backdrop of the Conference
  4. Sponsor Name and logo on official brochure of the Conference
  5. Sponsor Name and logo on reception counters
  6. Sponsor’s promotional materials beside reception counters of Conference
  7. Sponsor’s roll up stand in the conference before and during the event
  8. Sponsors Name and Logo on the promotional gifts and all printouts of the conference
  9. Sponsors Name and Logo on roll up 1 week before the conference in the university

Special Participation in the University most important annual Events:

  1. Free participation in AUE Career Fair 2019
  2. Free participation in AUE Global Day 2019
  3. Free participation in AUE Car Show 2019

All Cheques must be issued under the name of the American University in the Emirates”

GOLDEN SPONSORSHIP

AED 50,000

Main Sponsorship Benefits:

  1. Attending the Press conference
  2. Media coverage for the sponsor before and during the conference
  3. Special honoring for the official sponsor from the university during the conference with a certificate of appreciation and a shield
  4. VIP Invitations for sponsors ( 3 Invitations)

The appearance of the official logo of the sponsor in the following:

  1. Sponsor Name and logo on all the Promotional campaigns for the conference
  2. Sponsor Name and logo on AUE website and Conference website
  3. Sponsor Name and logo on stage backdrop of the Conference
  4. Sponsor Name and logo on golden brochure of the Conference
  5. Sponsor Name and logo on reception counters
  6. Sponsor’s promotional materials beside reception counters of Conference
  7. Sponsor’s roll up stand in the conference before and during the event
  8. Sponsors Name and Logo on the promotional gifts and all printouts of the conference

Special Participation in the University most important annual Events:

  1. Free participation in AUE Career Fair 2019
  2. Free participation in AUE Global Day 2019
  3. Free participation in AUE Car Show 2019

All Cheques must be issued under the name of the American University in the Emirates”

SILVER SPONSORSHIP

AED 25,000

Main Sponsorship Benefits:

  1. Media coverage for the sponsor before and during the conference
  2. Special honoring for the official sponsor from the university during the conference with a certificate of appreciation and a shield
  3. VIP Invitations for sponsors ( 1 Invitation)

The appearance of the official logo of the sponsor in the following:

  1. Sponsor Name and logo on all the Promotional campaigns for the conference
  2. Sponsor Name and logo on AUE website and Conference website
  3. Sponsor Name and logo on stage backdrop of the Conference
  4. Sponsor Name and logo on brochure of the Conference
  5. Sponsors Name and Logo on the promotional gifts and all printouts of the conference

Special Participation in the University most important annual Events:

  1. Free participation in AUE Career Fair 2019
  2. Free participation in AUE Global Day 2019

All Cheques must be issued under the name of the American University in the Emirates”

SESSION SPONSORSHIP

AED 1,840

It includes:

  • Chair Session
  • Participate with AUE Paper presentation (free of charge)
  • Free exhibition area

Prof. Toufic Mezher

Khalifa University of Science and Technology, UAE

Toufic Mezher is a Professor of Engineering Systems and Management at Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KUST) since 2017. Before Joining KUST, he was a Professor of Engineering Systems and Management at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (2008-2016) and Professor of Engineering Management at the American University in Beirut from 1992 to 2007.  He earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida, and a Master and ScD in Engineering Management from George Washington University in 1988 and 1992 respectively.  Energy Strategy and Policy; Technology Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Sustainable Development; and Knowledge Management; and Sustainable Construction.

Dr. Yousef Al-Assaf

President of Rochester Institute of Technology - Dubai

Dr. Al-Assaf had his PhD from Oxford University and leadership training from Cornell University. He is a widely published and academic and senior education management professional with extensive international experience.

He is currently President of Rochester Institute of Technology- Dubai, a leading not for profit international branch of RIT Rochester, New York. RIT Dubai University is established in conjunction with the Dubai Government in Dubai Silicon Oasis. Prior to this he was Dean of the College of Engineering at the American University of Sharjah where he was one of the founding members of the electrical engineering and computer engineering programs.   
During his tenure at RIT Dubai, he has ensured that the university plays a major role in the ecosystem of Dubai Silicon Oasis and supporting the achievements of Dubai vision. Introduced a number of new programs, certifications and initiatives to meet the needs of public and technology partners including: Smart City Sciences, Data Analytics, Emerging Technologies, Corporate and Customer Happiness, Future Shaping, Computing Security and Sustainability among others.   

Dr. Al-Assaf's research focuses on using soft computing to model and control various industrial, business and medical systems. Applications include materials modeling and classification, prostheses control, industrial quality control and optimization.  His industrial experience is in the areas of adaptive and predictive control, soft computing and industrial instrumentation and control.

Dr. Rashid Alleem

Chairman, SEWA

Dr. Rashid Alleem is ranked third among the 25 most influential CEOs in GCC and is considered one of the 100 most influential CEOs in the Middle East. He is a passionate writer; an environmentalist; a sought-after thought leader; the creator of Critical Thinking, a unique blend of “critical and lateral” thinking; and an internationally respected transformational leader. The founder of Alleem Knowledge Center, Dr. Alleem is a dynamic leader who has worked with prestigious governmental, semi-governmental, and nonprofit organizations. He is an entrepreneur par excellence with a flair for effective, strategic decision-making by means of innovative thinking. Dr. Rashid was recognized as “The Knowledge Ambassador of the UAE” by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum—the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai—and as “Environmentalist of the Year 2012” by the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. He has also received the prestigious title of “The Ambassador of Peace & Happiness in the Arab World” by VOK.

Aiming to improve social, economic, and environmental living conditions worldwide and helping to improve the quality of life for hundreds of millions who have not yet seen the benefits of sustainable development and inclusive growth, he has written four books on the topic of sustainability: My Green Journey in Hamriyah; Sustainability: The Fourth Wave of Economy; I Am Committed: 17 Global Goals; and Alleem Sustainable Development Goals.  

 

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