Call for Papers
  • Best papers of each track will be exempted from registration fees
  • The proceeding of ICATH’2020 will be indexed in Scopus, EI Compendex as well as Inspec.


ICATH’2020 focuses on advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. This cross-disciplinary workshop provides the critical issues for the benefit of the resource-constrained and vulnerable populations in the world. In addition, it is an opportunity to identify the most pressing needs and discover the highlight humanitarian technologies that promote successful practice, and attract humanitarian and emergency management practitioners in order to learn from their successes and better guide future research. The ICATH aims at examining the various challenges in those areas and will provide a forum for exchanging ideas, discussing solutions, and sharing experiences among researchers and professionals from both academia and industry.


The conference themes of the advanced technologies for the benefit of humanity are presented  but not limited to the following thematic areas:


The following dates are subject to change, depending on the evolution of the Covid19 measures at national and international level

Paper Submissions Deadline 

August, 25th 2020 

September, 18th 2020

 Notification of acceptance

September, 18th 2020

October, 18th 2020

 Camera Ready

October, 14th 2020

October, 30th 2020

 Early Bird Registration

October, 14th 2020

October, 30th 2020

 Conference Venue

November, 20-21 2020


Smart city and smart citizens
  • Smart education and intelligent learning system
  • Smart economy and digital business
  • Smart environment and smart agriculture
  • Smart healthcare
  • Territorial Intelligence
  • Smart Citizens & Educational Sciences
  • Governance & Digital Policy
  • E-Administration & E-Services
  • Smart Economy and Digital Marketing
  • Smart architecture and urban planners
  • Agritech
Renewable and Sustainable Energies
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy & Environmental Engineering
  • Clean energy technologies
  • Power to X
  • Energy efficiency challenges
  • Lightings Technologies
  • Energy Management and Electrical Engineering
  • Energy storage and network balancing
  • Grid integration and infrastructure
  • Computing, data and energy system modelling
  • Climate change and energy industry
  • Energy and environmental policy
  • Fuel cell catalysts and catalyst support
  • Power system planning and scheduling
  • Power system protection, operation and control
Communication systems, signal, image and data processing
  • Data sciences and Security
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer sciences
  • Wireless communication
  • Sensors and Networks
  • Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Point cloud, signal processing and tools
  • Internet Of Things (IOT) 
  • Natural Languages Processing
  • Education & Social Engineering
  • Big data & Management Engineering
  • 3d Visualization , Virtual/Augmented & Mixed reality
Human sciences, Food and water
  • Higher education and needs analysis
  • Water resources and management
  • Food and security
  • Climate-change and food-water impact
  • Management, business and economy
  • Green water
  • Water Policies and Management
  • Green economy projects
  • Gender studies
  • Media and social network
  • Sociology
Civil engineering, materials and Smart Building
  • Civil and Environnemental Engineering
  • Advanced Materials and Nanomaterials
  • Building structures
  • Building Information Systems in the construction industry
  • Human Computer Interaction and Graphics
  • Composite materials and Polymers
  • Applied Computer Vision for Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Construction Engineering, Management and materials
  • Soil-Structure Interaction (static and dynamic)
  • Mechanical Systems and Equipment for Buildings
  •  Smart Building Structures
  • Power Equipment and Technologies for Buildings 
  • Management of Building Energy
  • Fire Science and Fire-Protection Systems for Buildings
  • Simulation of Building Equipment and Systems
  • Renewable Energy Systems for Buildings
Smart factories and sustainable development
  • Sustainable Development
  • New Manufacturing and Sustainability
  • Industrial Engineering and management
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Fuzzy Systems
  • Smart Factories
  • Industry 4.0
  • Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Each regular paper presentation will least 15 minutes. Presentation will be presented in parallel thematic sessions. Author will be informed about the reference of his/her session and the time of his/her presentation about 10 days before the event.


Posters will be exhibited during the conference poster session. Poster sessions will provide an opportunity for authors to display the results and conclusions of their papers. Authors are offered to present their works face to face to individuals and small groups.


Authors who are interested to present their papers in ICATH'2020 but could not attend the conference, they can present their works by a Virtual Presentation.

Papers' Submission and Instructions

1- The conference will check plagiarism for all the articles before prior publication. If the plagiarism content is observed by scientific committee, peer reviewers or by staff members at any stage of publication process, at the time of editing or proof reading will be informed to author to rewrite the manuscript. 

2- In any case if the submitted original manuscript is more than 20% plagiarized then the article will be rejected and the same will be notified to author.

3- Paper content (unpublished work) must be original and relevant to one of the many conference topics 

4- The acceptance decisions will take into account paper novelty, technical depth, elegance, practical and theoretic impact

5- Each paper will be reviewed by three PC members .

6- The acceptance decisions will take into account the originality, practical & theoretical impact, and the paper presentation.

7- Manuscripts should respect IEEE template (5-6 pages), including figures, tables, and references.

8- All submissions should be written in English.

9- Only electronic submissions in PDF format will be considered

10- All papers should be submitted to the ICATH'2020 Easychair online submission website at  

11-Changes cannot be made during the review process. If accepted, minor revisions may be made prior to final submission.

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  • All ICATH's participants have a chance to publish an extended version of their ICATH's papers in ICGST journals for free where the papers are highly downloaded. The language should be clear English and the word templates of our journals should be applied.  
  • Papers are considered for publication in the following journals :
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