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International Conference

Challenging & Overcoming the barriers to empower digital transformation in Smart cities

About Us

The Ninth International Conference on Smart City Applications is a multidisciplinary forum co-organized by the Abdelmalek Essaadi University Tangier Morocco in the partnership with Mediterranean Association of Sciences and Sustainable Development (Medi-ADD). SCA24 will take place from 02 to 04 October 2024. The event aims to bring together research scientists and engineers to discuss and exchange both experimental and theoretical results, novel designs, case studies, and trend-setting ideas in the area of smart cities. The conference covers any topic with an intersection with smart cities, including digital twins, geo-smart information systems, education, healthcare, economy and digital business, building and home automation, environment and agriculture, and information technologies and computer science. The Conference encourages submission of original works presenting novel research results and new products or concepts are encouraged for submission. But also works in progress.
The conference papers will be included in the volume 8 of the Innovations in Smart Cities and Applications Book, which will published by the Springer LNNS series

July 14, 2024

Submission Extended Deadline

July 30, 2024

Notification of Acceptance

August 09, 2024

Author Registration

Paper Submission

Manuscripts must follow the Springer template guidelines, including figures, tables, and references. The paper must be prepared by using the template in MS Word or LaTeX as PDF files through CMT System below. The length of papers should not exceed 10 pages.

Papers are reviewed on the basis that they do not contain plagiarized material (max. 15% from all sources + max. 5% from one source), ithenticate tool will be used to detect plagiarism.
Each paper will be reviewed by two/three regular PC members in two rounds of review.
The acceptance decisions will take into account paper novelty, technical depth, elegance, practical or theoretical impact, and presentation.
Authors of high quality papers will be invited to submit an extended version (60%) of their work for potential publication in a special issue/section of an international journal.

(For the Turkish Participants: Konferansımız 2022 Akademik Teşvik Yönetmeliği ve Doçentlik Kriterlerine Uygundur. Ayrıntılar için tıklayınız.)

The direct link for paper submission is:

Submit your Paper


The conference covers, but is not limited to, the following topics of interest:


  • 3D City Modeling and Visualization
  • Location Based Services
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Collective Sensing and Geo-spatial Big Data
  • Laser Scanning
  • Processing of Spatial Imagery
  • Geo AI
  • Urban Informatics
  • Geospatial Cloud Computing

Digital Twins

  • Fundamentals of Digital Twins
  • Core Technologies of Digital Twins
  • The architecture of digital twins
  • Applications of Digital Twins in Various Sectors
  • Digital Twin Tools and Platforms
  • The governance of digital twins
  • Digital Twins and Sustainability


  • Smart Electrical and Electronic devices
  • Automation Systems
  • Renewable Energy
  • Embedded Technologies
  • Lightings Technologies
  • Robotics
  • Intelligent building assessment
  • Green And Intelligent Construction
  • Smart architecture and urban planners
  • Sustainable building design
  • Smart Grid


  • Natural Disasters Monitoring
  • Damage Mapping
  • Smart Agriculture
  • Hazard Mapping
  • Climate Monitoring
  • Smart Water Management
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Smart & Sustainable Environments
  • Smart Waste Management
  • Disasters Early Warning System


  • Smart learning: Concepts and strategies
  • Smart learning environments
  • E-learning, smart E-learning
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
  • Smart Mobile Learning
  • Cloud learning
  • Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Digital Art
  • Serious Games


  • Big Data & Data Analysis for e-Health
  • Smart systems for medical monitoring
  • Medical Image analysis and processing
  • E-Health Architectures
  • Wearable devices for E-health
  • Wireless Body Area Networks
  • Mobile and Telemedecine Applications
  • Cloud infrastructures for E-health
  • Usability and Ubiquity in E-Health
  • Security in E-Health


  • Big-data and Data Mining
  • Cloud Computing
  • Quantum Computing
  • Machine and Deep Learning
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Image, Video and Speech Processing
  • HPC & Parallel Computing
  • Collaborative & Complex Networks
  • Internet of Things IoT


Prof. Paolo Spagnoletti

Luiss University, Roma, Italy

Title + Abstract

Prof. Christian Blum

Spanish National Research Council

Sustainable City Logistics

Prof. Mohammed Essaaidi

EMSI, Morocco

Title + Abstract


Steering Committee

  • Rani EL MEOUCHE, ESTP, Paris, France
  • Rogério Dionisio, Polytechnic Institute Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Domingos Santos, Polytechnic Institute Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • İsmail Rakıp Karaș, Karabuk University, Turkey
  • Alias Abdul Rahman, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Mohamed Wahbi, EHTP Casablanca, Morocco
  • Mohammed BOUHORMA, FST, Tangier UAE University, Morocco
  • Chaker EL AMRANI, FST, Tangier UAE University, Morocco
  • Bernard Dousset, UPS, Toulouse, France
  • Rachid Saadane, EHTP Casablanca, Morocco
  • ALI Youness, FS, Tetouan, Morocco
  • ALAOUI ABDELLAOUI El Arbi, EIGSI Casablanca, Morocco
  • Kaoutar BEN AHMED, FIU, Miami, USA

Organizing Committee

Conference Co-Chairs
  • Mohamed Ben Ahmed, FST, Tangier, UAE University, Morocco
  • Anouar Boudhir Abdelhakim, FST, Tangier, UAE University, Morocco
  • İsmail Rakıp Karaș, Karabuk University, Turkey
Local Organizing Committee
  • Abdelhamid Zouhair, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
  • Abdelhadi Fennan, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
  • Abderrahim Ghadi, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
  • Aziz Mahboub, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
  • Badr Eddine Boudriki, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
  • El Mokhtar En-naimi, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
  • Ikram Benabdelouahab, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
  • Hicham Gibet Tani, FPL, UAE, Morocco
  • Lotfi El Achaak, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
  • Yassin El Yussfi, FSTT, UAE, Morocco

TPC Committee

  • Ali Jamali, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Ali Jamoos, Al-Quds University, Palestine
  • Alias Abdul Rahman, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Aliihsan Sekertekin, Cukurova University
  • Ana Paula Silva, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Ana Ferreira, Polytechnic Institute Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Anabtawi Mahasen, Al-Quds University, Palestine
  • Anton Yudhana, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Indonesia
  • Arlindo Silva, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Arif Çağdaş Aydinoglu, Gebze Technical University, Türkiye
  • Arioua Mounir UAE, Morocco
  • Arturs Aboltins Technical University of Riga, Latvia
  • Assaghir Zainab , Lebanese University, Lebanon
  • Barış Kazar, Oracle, USA
  • Dr.Aseel Subhi Jasim, Al-Nahrain university, Al-Nahrain Renewable energy research center
  • Dr.GHAIDA MUTTASHAR ABDULSAHIB, Department of Computer Engineering, University of Technology, Baghdad,  Iraq
  • Dr.Osamah Ibrahim Khalaf, Al-Nahrain University - Baghdad, Iraq
  • TPC Committee

    • Bataev Vladimir ,Zaz Ventures, Switzerland
    • Badr-Eddine BOUDRIKI SEMLALI, FSTT UAE, Morocco
    • Behnam Atazadeh, University of Melbourne, Australia
    • Bessai-Mechmach Fatma Zohra, CERIST, Algeria,
    • Beyza Yaman, Dublin City University, Ireland
    • Biswajeet Pradhan, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    • Carlos Cambra, Universidad de Burgos, Spain
    • Damir Žarko, Zagreb University, Croatia
    • Darko Stefanovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
    • Domingos Santos; IPCB, Portugal, France
    • Edward Duncan, The University of Mines & Technology, Ghana
    • Eehab Hamzi Hijazi, An-Najah University, Palestine
    • Eftal Şehirli, Karabuk University, Türkiye
    • El Mhouti Abderrahim, FST, Al-Hoceima, Morocco
    • El Hebeary Mohamed Rashad, Cairo University, Egypt
    • Enrique Arias Castilla-La Mancha University, Spain
    • Faiza DIB , FSTH, UAE University, Morocco

    TPC Committee

    • Filip Biljecki, National University of Singapore
    • Francesc Anton Castro, Technical University of Denmark
    • Ghulam Ali Mallah, Shah Abdullatif University, Pakistan
    • Gibet Tani Hicham, FP UAE University, Morocco
    • Habibullah Abbasi, University of Sindh, Pakistan
    • Ihab Hijazi, An-Aajah National University And Technical University of Munich
    • Isam Shahrour, LilLe University France
    • J. Amudhavel, VIT Bhopal University, Madhya Pradesh, India
    • Jaime Lioret Mauri Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
    • José Javier Berrocal Olmeda, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain
    • Jus Kocijan, Nova Gorica University, Slovenia
    • Khoudeir Majdi IUT, Poitiers university, France
    • Labib Arafeh, Al-Quds University, Palestine
    • Loncaric Sven, Zagreb University, Croatia
    • Lotfi Elaachak, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
    • Mademlis Christos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    • Maria Joao Simões, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
    • Mónica Costa, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugale
    • Mohamed El Ghami, University of Bergen, Norway
    • Muhamad Uznir Ujang, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    • MAHBOUB Aziz, FSTT UAE University Morocco

    TPC Committee

    • My Lahcen Hasnaoui, Moulay Ismail University, Morocco
    • Nabil BENAYA, FSTH, UAE University, Morocco
    • Omer Muhammet Soysal, Southeastern Louisiana University, USA
    • Ouederni Meriem ,INP - ENSEEIHT Toulouse, France
    • Rachmad Andri Atmoko, Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia
    • R. S. Ajin, DEOC DDMA, Kerala, India
    • Rani El Meouche, Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics, France
    • Rui Campos INESC-TEC, Porto, Portugal
    • Rogério Dionisio, Polytechnic Institute Castelo Branco, Portugal
    • Sagahyroon Assim, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
    • Saied Pirasteh, University of Waterloo, Canada
    • Senthil Kumar, Hindustan College of Arts and Science, India
    • Sonja Ristic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
    • Sonja Grgić, Zagreb University, Croatia
    • Sri Winiarti, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Indonesia
    • Suhaibah Azri, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    • Sunardi, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Indonesia
    • Xiaoguang Yue, International Engineering and Technology Institute, Hong Kong
    • Yasyn Elyusufi, FSTT, UAE, Morocco
    • Youness Dehbi, University of Bonn, Germany
    • ZAIRI Ismael Rizman, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia


    The registration fees includes: Coffee breaks and Paper indexing

    International Participants

    200 € Euro


    40 € Euro


    P.O.Box No. Tanger, Morocco


    Tangier, Morocco




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