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icABCD 2018

icABCD 2018

The International Conference on Advances in Big Data, Computing and Data Communications Systems (icABCD) is aimed to be an annual conference for researchers, academicians and industry persons in the field of Computer Science, Information Systems & Communication Technologies, Engineering and related fields. icABCD2018 will be organised in Durban, South Africa with technical support from the IEEE South Africa Section on 6-7 August 2018. We hope that this conference will attract a large number of delegates from all over the world.

This 2-day conference will include invited keynotes and oral presentations. icABCD 2018 will provide a forum for researchers from both academia and industry to exchange the latest innovations and research advancements in mobile & data communication systems, big data & soft computing, green IT & energy, computer security and ICT for Development. We hope that the conference will consist of many high quality technical sessions. Two half-day workshops on Cryptography & Cryptocurrencies and  Introduction to Machine Learning will be offered for free to conference participants. Workshop participants are expected to bring their laptops.

Authors are invited to contribute original research papers which can be submitted electronically via the conference website. The papers accepted after the review and presented in the conference will be submitted for potential inclusion in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. All papers will be double-blind reviewed by at least two independent reviewers.   At least one of the authors of each accepted paper must register and attend the conference, in order for the paper to appear in the conference proceedings and IEEE Xplore.

IEEE Conference Number – #41997

Date: 06-07 August, 2018

Venue: Coastlands, Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa

IMPORTANT DATES                          EARLY BIRD

Paper Submission Deadline:           January 31, 2018

Author Notification:                         February 28, 2018

Registration for Early Bird:              March 15, 2018

Paper Submission Format

Papers for both oral and poster presentations should confirm to the IEEE format and specifications. All submissions must be in English only. Authors are invited to submit full paper (maximum 10 pages, double-column A4) in the pdf format using the IEEE template. However, authors whose papers exceed 6 pages will be charged at a rate of $25 per extra pages. 

Paper Submission Details

Authors are requested to anonymise (remove all contact details) their papers before submission.

All papers must be submitted through Easy Chair at:

We look forward to welcoming you for icABCD 2018 in Durban, SA. More information about the conference can be found in the call for papers in the attached document.

Local Organising Chair

Dr Upasana Singh, Durban, South Africa



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