Call for Proposals/ Papers, OSSCOM 2015, 1st International Conference on Open Source Software Computing

10 - 13 September 2015, German Jordanian University Campus, Madaba - Jordan. Partially funded by EC - Tempus and technically sponsored by IEEE, Website 



To promote opportunities for cooperation towards enabling OSS key technologies, building cross-cutting sciences, and driving disruptive innovations; to disseminate research on technology and applications of open source software computing; and to expand the framework of effective participation of universities in developing OSS industry through incubators and business accelerators.


Conference Venue

German Jordanian University Campus, Madaba - Jordan


Topics of Interest

Track 1: Systems Software

  • Operating systems: Linux Kernel, Server and Desktop Linux: RedHat, Debian, Slackware, Caldera, SuSe, Fedora.
  • Distributed Operating systems: Open source platforms and software for the cloud platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). 
  • Embedded and Realtime Operating systems: Microkernel, uC/OS, VxWorks, pSOS, OSEK, iRMX, QNX, RTLinux.
  • Ubiquitous mobile computing and technologies: middleware, operating system (e.g. Android), new I/O and user interfaces, mobile protocols.

Track 2: Applications and services

  • Open-source software services and applications in energy, environment, education, health, climate, water, agriculture, biology, economy, medicine and other pressing global issues and problems.
  • Open-source software for e-Services, including e-Government, e-Libraries, e-Learning and any e-*.
  • Open-source software for Smart Education, Smart Cities, Smart Power Grids, Smart Transportation.
  • Open Source applications for mobile and tablets.

Track 3: Networking, and security

  • Open source network simulation/emulations tools.
  • Open source platforms for network security deployment, testing and verification.
  • Network and security open source management software.

Track 4: Open Source Development and Support

  • Perspectives on open-source software development and services, including challenges, operation, sustainability, funding, governance, business models, and security.
  • National, regional and international organizations and their role in funding and supporting open-source software applications in research and education.
  • Collaborative projects and initiatives in research and education at national, regional and global levels.
  • Research and education challenges and open access paradigm.
  • Business models for open-source software development and services.


All papers will be peer-reviewed and selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings and made available through IEEE Explorer.


Important dates

  • 15th  June, 2015              Submission Deadline (Papers, Posters and Presentations)
  • 30th  June, 2015              Acceptance Notification
  • 15th  August, 2015          Registration Deadline
  • 10th – 13th September, 2015      OSSCOM 2015 Conference


Registration Fees

  • OSSCOM members           50 Euro
  • OSSCOM non-members  100 Euro 


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