The 3rd International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN)

Amman, Jordan, October 10-13, 2011

The 3rd International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN) is endorsed by the International Association for Sharing Knowledge and Sustainability (IASKS) in cooperation with Tafila Technical University (Jordan) and Acadia University (Canada), and will be held in Amman, Jordan, in October 10-13, 2011. The goal of the EUSPN is to bring together researchers and scientists with interests in ubiquitous and pervasive systems and related issues to address recent research results and to present and discuss their ideas, theories, technologies, systems, tools, applications, work in progress and experiences. The EUSPN program will include guest speakers, peer reviewed technical program, demos, short papers, posters and invited sessions on the same or related topics, industrial presentations, and exhibitions around but not limited to the following topics:

Pervasive Algorithms and Protocols

  • Context-, Location-, Resource-awareness
  • Energy-aware MAC
  • Energy-aware routing
  • Energy-aware scheduling
  • In-network processing and aggregation
  • Localization and sleep scheduling protocols
  • Multimedia over IP networks
  • Network energy efficiency
  • Performance analysis and optimisation
  • Routing, multicasting and broadcasting

 Ubiquitous Security Solutions

  • Cross-layer security architecture
  • Cryptographic protocols
  • Denial of services attacks
  • End-user & hop-by-hop authentication techniques
  • Intrusion detection and prevention systems
  • Multi-layer fault-localization protocols & algorithms
  • Securing voice over WLAN

 Ubiquitous Smart Systems and Applications

  • Sensor networks for oil and gas industry
  • Smart carts
  • Smart energy-efficient routing protocols
  • Smart environments: homes, offices, factories, schools, hospitals, etc.
  • Smart objects: RFIDs, actuators, robots, etc.
  • Smart Web services
  • Tele-health monitoring systems
  • Telemedicine systems

  Autonomic and Pervasive Network Management

  • Homogeneous & heterogeneous network architectures
  • Reliability and scalability of networks
  • Storage and bandwidth requirements
  • Self-optimization, -healing, -organization & -protection

  Ubiquitous Static and Mobile Systems

  • Agent security and trust
  • Agent-based architectures
  • Agents design issues
  • Data fusion and aggregation
  • Distributed artificial intelligence
  • Efficient reasoning
  • Fault tolerance reasoning
  • Grids Computing
  • Machine leaning schemes
  • Mobile and multi-agent systems
  • Mobility tracking schemes
  • Query and data dissemination
  • Reliable interfacing

Honorary Chair

  • Prof. Yacoub Al-Masa'efah, Tafila Technical University. Jordan

General Chairs

  • Hossam Hassanein, Queen's University, Canada
  • Albert Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia

Advisory Committee

  • Irfan Awan, University of Bradford, UK
  • Nick Cercone, York University, Canada
  • Arjan Durresi, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
  • Ismail Khalil, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
  • Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE
  • Makoto Takizawa, Seikei University, Japan
  • David Taniar, Monash University, Australia

Scientific Committee

  • Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada (Chair & EUSPN Founder) 
  • Agustinus Waluyo, Institute for Infocom Research, Singapore
  • Anis Koubaa, COINS Research Group, Portugal
  • Cornelius Ncube, Bournemouth University, UK
  • Darcy Benoit, Acadia University, Canada
  • Farookh Hussain, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
  • Geyong Min, University of Bradford, UK
  • Javier García-Villalba, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Jiang Li, Howard University, USA
  • Karim Djouani, F'SATIE/TUT, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Laurent Gomes, INRIA Rocquencourt, Portugal
  • Luis Gomes, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal 
  • Maytham Safar, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Mohamed Ahmed, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
  • Mohamed Khalgui, Martin Luther University, Germany
  • Mohsen Rouached, Al-Imam University, Saudi Arabia
  • Nauman Aslam, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Noura Faci, Lyon 1 University, France
  • Omar Hussain, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
  • Osama Kubbar, QU Wireless Innovation Centre, Qatar
  • Sajid Hussain, Fisk University, USA
  • Saleh Al-Jufout, Tafila Technical University, Jordan
  • Sami Habib, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Senol Zafer, Maltepe University, Turkey
  • Shawkat Guirguis, Alexandria University, Egypt
  • Slim Ben Saoud, University of 7 November at Carthage, Tunisia
  • Syed Mustapha, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia
  • Tarek Sheltami, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
  • Tomoya Enokido, Risho University, Japan
  • Usman Tariq, Immam Mohammad bin Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • Weiwei Fang, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
  • Xinwen Fu, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
  • Youakim Badr, National Institute of Applied Sciences, France
  • Zuqing Zhu, CISCO Systems, USA

Local Organizing Committee

  • Saleh Al-Jufout, Tafila Technical University, Jordan (Chair)
  • Ahmad Al-Ja'afreh, Tafila Technical University, Jordan
  • Qais Alsafasfeh, Tafila Technical University, Jordan
  • Abdel Ilah Alshbatat, Tafila Technical University, Jordan
  • Mohammad Al-Soud, Tafila Technical University, Jordan
  • Hamed Al-Bdour, Mu'tah University, Jordan
  • Sahar Idwan, The Hashemite University, Jordan
  • Ahmad Khasawneh, The Hashemite University, Jordan
  • Ahmad Musa, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Jordan
  • Mahmoud Qasaymeh, Tafila Technical University, Jordan

EUSPN 2011 Paper Submission Guidelines

Original, unpublished papers are solicited for presentation at the conference. Papers submitted to the conference will follow peer‐review procedures, and accepted papers will be scheduled for oral presentations. As part of the review process, high quality papers will also be considered for publication in specialized international journals in the area.

Paper Format

  • Your paper must be formatted according to IASKS format guidelines. Template can be found at the top right corner, under "Related files"

Paper Length

  • Submitted technical papers must be no longer than 6 pages for full papers and 4 pages for short papers including all figures, tables and references.

Paper Submission

  • Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically using the online conference management system in MS Word format only before the deadline July 1 2011.
  • The submission processes will be managed by If you have used this system before, you can use the same username and password. If this is your first time using EasyChair, you will need to register for an account by clicking "I have no EasyChair account" button. Upon completion of registration, you will get a notification email from the system and you are ready for submitting your paper. You can upload and re-upload the paper to the system by the submission due date.


  • Papers accepted for the conference will be scheduled for oral presentations and will be printed and published in the EUSPN Proceedings, IASKS. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register and attend the conference to present the work.


             Submission of Papers:              July 31, 2011 (Extended)

             Notification of Acceptance:      August 15, 2011

             Registration Due:                     August 30, 2011

             Final Manuscript Due:              September 1, 2011

             Conference Dates:                   October 10-13, 2011

Selected papers will be published in the International Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (JUSPN). Copies of the journal issues will be provided to authors during the conference upon registration.

Registration Fees

Early Registration (By August 30, 2011): CND $360
Late Registration (After August 30, 2011): CND $410
Student Registration CND $150
On-Site Registration CND $490

Only Wire Bank Transfer is Accepted
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The conference will be held at Holiday Inn Amman, Jordan.

Kindly note that anyone would like to book a room for the IASKS conference he should contact Mr.Ali Al-Wahsh on this phone number: +962796700072. His e-mail address is

The rates are as follows:
Single Room: JD 89.1 per night. The 10% service charge & 8% government tax are included.
Double Room: JD 101 per night. The 10% service charge & 8% government tax are included.
Please note that the above mentioned rates include breakfast.