Call for Papers 

The 2nd International Conference & Exhibition on the Applications of Information Technology to Renewable Energy Processes and Systems

(IT-DREPS 2017)

Amman-Jordan, 6-7 December 2017

You are Invited to participate in The 2nd International Conference on the Applications of Information Technology in Developing Renewable Energy Processes & Systems (IT-DREPS 2017), which will be held at University of Petra, Amman, Jordan on 6-7 December, 2017.

IT-DREPS 2017 focuses on the highly evolving topic of Smart and Green Cities, and aims to provide a platform for academicians, researchers, professionals, and decision makers who are interested in the areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Renewable Energy (RE) to disseminate knowledge and interchange information for better future collaboration on developing more cost-effective, efficient, reliable, and automated renewable energy processes and systems.


Main Tracks:

IT-DREPS 2017 splits into a number of tracks, where each track covers a number of related topics as below:


Track 1: ICT Solutions and Support for Smart and Green Cities

  • Modeling and simulation
  • Advanced computational methods
  • Computer-aided design tools
  • Embedded programming
  • Artificial intelligence systems and applications
  • Software engineering and technology
  • IoT for smart and green cities
  • Green wireless sensor networks
  • Green cellular and communication networks
  • ICT systems for power control and management
  • Building and housing automation
  • Smart grid control and SCADA systems
  • Management information systems
  • Decision support systems
  • Data mining algorithms and applications
  • Big data analytics
  • Safety, privacy, and security
  • Bioinformatics

Track 2: Smart Renewable Energy

  • Smart grids
  • Smart buildings
  • Smart scheduling systems
  • Smart grid stability and robustness
  • Renewable energy systems in smart cities
  • Experts and intelligent systems for sustainability


Track 3: Renewable Energy Sources and Systems (RESS)

  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Concentrated solar power (CSP)
  • Wind power
  • Hydropower
  • Biomass
  • Biofuel
  • Geothermal energy
  • Wave energy
  • Tidal energy
  • Osmotic energy

Track 4: Applications of Renewable Energy in Smart and Green Cities

  • Buildings services
  • Freshwater production
  • Waste water treatment
  • Industrial applications
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Agriculture and irrigation systems
  • Heating/cooling systems
  • Smart and green lighting
  • Electrical vehicles and components
  • Transportation and traffic control systems

Track 5: Smart and Green Cities Management, Economics, and Future Challenges

  • Energy efficiency systems
  • Economic of renewable energy systems
  • Hybrid energy management
  • Systems for integrated energy management
  • High efficiency power storage systems
  • Strategies and Policies
  • Standardization and regulations
  • Public awareness and education
  • Future trends, challenges and directions

Paper submission

Authors are invited to submit their papers through or conference website ( following the conference submission guidelines.


Registration fees

At least one of the authors of any accepted paper is requested to register through the conference website ( The registration fees and methods of payment are explained on the conference website.


All accepted papers will be published in printed/electronic proceedings that will be available to registered participants during the conference.  Presented papers will be published in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library and will be indexed by SCOPUS.

A number of selected papers will be published as extended papers in:

  • International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering(IJITWE), IGI-Global
  • Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (JJMIE)


General Chair: Prof. Ghassan F. Issa (

General Co-Chair: Dr. Ali Al Maqousi (

Scientific Committee Chair: Dr. Hussein Al-Bahadili (

Scientific Committee Co-Chair: Prof. Tyagunov Mihail G. (

Organization Committee Chair: Dr. Mohammad Abu Arqoub (

Organization Committee Co-Chair: Dr. Shestopalova Tatyana А. ( )

Important Dates:

Paper submission deadline              15th July 2017

Acceptance notifications:                1st October 2017

Camera ready form:                         1st November 2017           

Conference Date:                              6th & 7th December 2017

Social Trip:                                        8th December 2017


For further information, please contact:

Conference Secretary

Telefax: 00962 6 5799546




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