College of Information Technology


IEEE UAE Section


IEEE Communication Socitey



Important Dates:

Tutorials due: Jul 15, 07

Papers due:  Aug. 28, 07

Notification:    Oct. 1, 07

Camera-ready: Oct 27, 07

General Enquiries:


Past Conferences:
Innovations' 2004 Innovations' 2005 Innovations' 2006



UAE University




Student Poster Session

The Innovations’07 Student Participation Committee invites all undergraduate and graduate students to submit an extended abstract to display a poster at the Innovations’07. The presentation should embrace the conference theme, “Innovations in Information Technology”.



The main purpose of this Student Poster session is to:

  1. Recognize students and give them the opportunity to:

    • Practice their visual, written, and oral communication skills in a professional conference environment.

    • Share their research/project work with students and faculty from other institutions

  2. Improve the visibility of student efforts.

  3. Recognize excellence in student projects.


Important Dates

Extended abstracts submission deadline: Closed


Instructions For Final Submission

1. Revised version of the Extended Abstract:

  • We will need the WORD document of your Extended Abstract for English grammar and/or usage editing. Please revise your Extended Abstract according to the template available here.

  • The FINAL WORD document should be submitted to not later than Oct 20th 2007.

  • All students are encouraged to review their revised abstracts with their faculty advisors prior to submission.

  • All accepted abstracts will be published in the Innovations 2007 proceedings.

  • Selected abstracts will be published by IEEE and fully indexed in IEEEXplore.

2. Poster

  • To prepare your poster, please refer to the attached poster submission guidelines.

  • The final version of your poster should be submitted to not later than Oct 20th 2007.

  • All students are encouraged to review their poster with their faculty advisors prior to submission.


  • No registration fee will be charged for all accepted abstracts.

  • Fill in the attached registration form and send it to not later than 20/10/2007.

  • Filling the registration form is a commitment and confirmation to attend the conference. Please notify us immediately if you can not make it to the conference.

  • In case of group of student presenting one poster, each student should fill the registration form individually.


This year, there will be a competition for best student poster award at the Innovations 2007. This award will be given to recognize student excellence in research and presentation.

All accepted posters will be eligible for nomination for this award providing they meet the requirements and guidelines for student poster session as described on the website. The presentations should consist of well-prepared materials about the work, posted on a designated board. It is required that an author should be registered for the conference and in attendance to present details and answer questions during the designated session time. Since the award will be made at the session, it is recommended that the authors be present for the majority of the session.

A Poster Award Committee will review all of the extended abstracts and the posters. Selections will mainly be based on the level of the innovation, research, final output, quality of the poster, and clarity of the presentation. To get a clear picture, you may review the Poster Judging Evaluation Form.


If you come from a country requires prior entry visa, please download the visa application form, fill it and email it along with a copy of your passport to:


Travel Plan

The student Poster Session is scheduled to start at 10:00 AM on the 18th Nov therefore, all overseas students should plan to be in Dubai before the 18th of Nov.  All students should arrive at the conference venue two (2) hours before the session starts.


Important Note

  • Please indicate your Abstract ID (code) when you contact us.

  • To make the arrangement work easy for us, please plan to forward the following files all together in one email by 20/10/2007:

    • Registration form
    • Revised Extended Abstract (Word Format)
    • Final version of the Poster (PDF format)
    • Visa Application Form and Passport copies (overseas students only)


Contact Information

Dr. Nazar Zaki

Chair, Student Poster Session