The 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing
1 - 3 December 2016, Lebanese University, Lebanon
Partially funded by EC - Tempus and technically sponsored by IEEE Objectives.

Call for Proposals/ Papers :
To promote opportunities for cooperation towards enabling OSS key technologies, 
building cross-cutting sciences, and driving disruptive innovations; to 
disseminate research on technology and applications of open source software 
computing; and to expand the framework of effective participation of 
universities in developing OSS industry through incubators and business 
Conference Venue: American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Topics of Interest
Track 1: Systems Software
- Operating systems: Linux Kernel, Server and Desktop Linux: RedHat, Debian, 
Slackware, Caldera, SuSe, Fedora.
- Distributed Operating systems: Open source platforms and software for the 
cloud platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), and 
infrastructure as a service (IaaS).
- Embedded and Realtime Operating systems: Microkernel, uC/OS, VxWorks, pSOS, 
- Ubiquitous mobile computing and technologies: middleware, operating system 
(e.g. Android), new I/O and user interfaces, mobile protocols.
Track 2: Applications and services
- Open-source software services and applications in energy, environment, 
education, health, climate, water, agriculture, biology, economy, medicine and 
other pressing global issues. Open-source software for e-Services, including 
e-Government, e-Libraries, e-Learning and any e-*.
- Open-source software for Smart Education, Smart Cities, Smart Power Grids, 
Smart Transportation.
- Open Source applications for mobile and tablets.
Track 3: Networking, and security
- Open source network simulation/emulations tools.
- Open source platforms for network security deployment, testing and 
- Network and security open source management software.
Track 4: Open Source Development and Support
- Perspectives on open-source software development and services, including 
challenges, operation, sustainability, funding, governance, business models, 
and security.
- National, regional and international organizations and their role in funding 
and supporting open-source software applications in research and education.
- Collaborative projects and initiatives in research and education at national, 
regional and global levels.
- Research and education challenges and open access paradigm.
- Business models for open-source software development and services.
Track 5: Software Engineering
- Software Process Models and Process Improvement
- Software Architecture and Component-Based Software Engineering
- Software Verification and Validation and Software Impact Analysis
- Design Patterns and Frameworks
- Model Driven Architecture
- Modeling with UML and Reusable Software and Metrics
- Safety and Security in Critical Software

All papers will be peer-reviewed and selected papers will be published in the 
conference proceedings and made available through IEEE Explorer.

Important dates:
15th October, 2016 Submission Deadline (Papers, Posters and Presentations)
15th November, 2016 Registration Deadline
1 – 3 December, 2016 OSSCOM 2016 Conference

Organizing Committee

- Prof. Walid Karam,
- Prof. Salem Al-Agtash,
- Prof. Rainer Herpers, rainer.herpers@h-brs. de
Publication Chair:
- Dr. Mwaffaq Otoom,
Proposals, Presentations and Program:
- Dr. Mohammad Aldaoud,
- Dr. Sahel Alouneh,
- Dr. Ismail Hababeh,
- Dr. Ala Khalifeh,
- Dr. Muhannad Quwaider,
- Dr. Yaser Jararweh,
- Mr. Ramez Quneibi,
- Ms. Aseel Abu Khalil,
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