Greetings & Welcome

About the Conference


The First International Conference of Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies provides an excellent forum, which contributes new results in all areas of Artificial Intelligence, Internet-of-Things, Emerging Technologies, Unmanned Systems, Communication and Networking, and Cyber-Security in line with technological advances in the Kingdom under the umbrella of the Vision 2030.


Bringing together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to focus on smart systems and technologies related to computer science, information technology, and engineering as well as interdisciplinary research and applications.

The conference focuses on all technical and practical aspects of Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies with applications in real-world and scientific problems.


SMARTTECH 2020 seeks to promote research that carries a strong conceptual message (e.g., introducing a new concept or model, opening a new line of inquiry within traditional or interdisciplinary areas, or introducing new techniques or new applications of known methods). SMARTTECH 2020 welcomes all submissions, whether aligned with the current theory of computation research directions or deviating from them.

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SMARTTECH 2020 will be held at Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

3 - 5 November 2020

Committees Chairs

General Chairs

Program Chairs

Publication Chair

Advisory Board

Sponsorship Committee Chairs

IEEE Liaison Committee Chairs

Publicity Chair

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Conference Schedule

To Be Posted

Tracks (Co-Chairs)

Track 1. Artificial Intelligence

Track 2. Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Uthman Baroudi

    King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

  • Zahid Khan

    Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

Track 3. Emerging Technologies

Track 4. Unmanned Systems

Track 5. Communication and Networking

Track 6. Security

Submissions & Publication

Papers should describe original and unpublished work about the above or related topics. All manuscripts will be reviewed by three members of the program committee. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English of up to 6 double-column pages IEEE format, with up to 2 extra pages with additional fees. The format of the paper should follow IEEE guidelines for the two-column IEEE-sponsored conference proceedings. Templates for Microsoft Word and LaTeX are available here. Authors may use the online submission system hosted by EasyChair Conference System to submit their papers. The submission Web page for SMARTTECH2020 can be found here


Keynote Speakers

Mohamed-Slim Alouini

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Fakhri Karray

University of Waterloo, Canada


Conference Sponsors


Academic Sponsors