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Call for papers
18th International Conference On Smart Living and Public Health
"The Digital Technologies Impact on Public Health in Developed and
Developing Countries"
24 - 26 June 2020, Hammamet, Tunisia

This year we are organizing the 18th edition of the International
Conference On Smart Living and Public Health (ICOST), which will be held
for the first time in the African continent, in Hammamet, Tunisia.

The conference will be organized by the Digital Research Center of Sfax,
Tunisia, Institut Mines-Telecom, Paris, France, and the Laboratory on
Development and Control of Distributed Applications (ReDCAD), Tunisia . Our
theme for this year will be "The Digital Technologies Impact on Public The
Digital Technologies Impact on Public Health in Developed and Developing

ICOST provides a premier venue for the presentation and discussion of
research in the design, development, deployment and evaluation of
Artificial intelligence for health, Smart Urban Environments, Assistive
Technologies, Chronic Disease Management, Coaching and Health Telematics

The conference features a dynamic program incorporating a range of
technical, clinical, and industrial related keynote speakers, plenary oral
sessions, and poster presentations along with prototypes demonstrations and
technical exhibits.

## Important Dates ##

- *Full Papers Submission: 21 February 2020 (extended from: 10 February
- Papers Acceptance Notification: 23 March 2020
- Camera-Ready and Registration: 6 April 2020
- Conference: 24 - 26 June 2020

## Scope and Aims ##

ICOST 2020 is especially interested in receiving submissions focused on
technologies, humanities and social sciences, clinical, and public health
for an enhanced Well-being and Health for all nations.

ICOST 2020 topics include, but are not limited to:

- AI for participatory and personalized health
- Deep learning for health and well-being
- Big Data analytics in e-health
- AI and Ethics
- Internet of Things (IoT) for smart living and e-Health
- Wearable Sensors/Integrated Micro/Nano Systems for wellbeing and e-Health
- Urban Cities design for well-being and e-health
- Smart Urban Spaces and new Assistive Living Space Concepts in the Smart
- Policy and Guidelines for Public Health 2.0 and Quality of Life in Smart
- E-Health and Chronic Diseases Management
- Assistive Technology for ageing and frail people
- Persuasive and Supportive Mobile e-Health
- Coaching and Urban Gaming for e-Health
- Innovative Therapeutic approaches and systems
- Personal Robotics and smart Wheelchairs for e-health
- Collaborative robotics (Cobots)
- Virtual personal assistant for e-Health
- Tele-Assistance and Tele-Rehabilitation
- Smart Homes/Home Networks/Residential Gateways
- Context Awareness/Autonomous Computing
- Modeling of Physical and Conceptual Information in Smart Environments
- Human-Machine Interfaces
- Health in All Policies (HiAP)
- Public health and urban Data Collection and Processing
- Preventive and predictive medicine
- Participatory Tele-health systems
- Translational medicine for Health and Well-being
- Protective systems/devices against common and emerging infectious diseases
- Social acceptance/Privacy/Data protection/Security Issues
- Health Technology Assessment and Impact Analysis
- Human Factors, Ethics and Usability of e-health solutions
- Trusted systems and verification for health and wellness

## Papers Submission ##

Submitted papers shall not exceed 12 pages and must follow the guidelines
found on the conference website:

Papers must be submitted electronically in PDF and Word/Latex format at the
following address:

Submitted papers will be blind reviewed by an international committee
bringing together a multidisciplinary experts' renown worldwide in
different fields of research (Engineering, clinical, public health,
humanities and social sciences, etc.).

## Publication ##

ICOST Volumes are published by Springer as part of the Lecture Notes in
Computer Science (LNCS) series which are indexed by the EI Engineering Index
(Compendex and Inspec databases), Scopus and ISI Conference Proceedings
Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S), included in ISI
Web of Science. The source can be found here:

Accepted papers will be published by Springer in Open Access. Selected
papers will be invited to submit extended version to be published in a
Special Issue of Sensors-MDPI Open-Access Journal (Impact Factor 3.031).

## Conference Committee ##

General Chair
Mohamed Jmaiel, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Conference Co-Chair
Mounir Mokhtari, Institut Mines-TÈlÈcom, France

Program Committee Chairs
Bessam Abduleazak, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
Hamdi Aloulou, Digital Research Center, Sfax, Tunisia / Institut
Mines-Telecom, France

Organizing Committee Chair
Slim Kallel, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Publicity Chair
Afef Mdhaffar, University of Sfax, Tunisia

## Scientific Committee ##

Maria Teresa Arredondo, Universidad PolitÈcnica de Madrid, Spain
Mounir Mokhtari, Insitut Mines Telecom, France
Mohamed Jmaiel, Digital Reseach Center of Sfax, Tunisia
Jose Pagan, New York University, USA
Sumi Helal, Lancaster University, UK
Hisato Kobayashi, Hosei University, Japan
Daqing Zhang, Telecom SudParis, France
Maria Fernanda Cabrera, Universidad PolitÈcnica de Madrid, Spain
Jongbae Kim, Yonsei University, Korea
Bessam Abdulrazak, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
Dong Jin Song, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Hamdi Aloulou, Digital Research Center, Sfax, Tunisia / Institut Mines
TÈlÈcom, France
Sungyoung Lee, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Daby Sow, IBM Watson, New York, USA
Timo Jamsa, Oulu University, Finland

Dr. Afef Mdhaffar
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Department of mathematics and computer science
ENIS, University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
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