Welcome to Innovations'08

Innovations in Information Technology (Innovations’08), is a premier forum for the presentation and discussion of technology advances and research results in the field of Information Technology (IT). Held for the first time in the oasis city of Al Ain, the fourth largest city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Innovations ’08 is the fifth in the series that has been held in Dubai since 2004. The conference brings together leading engineers, scientists, researchers and academics in IT from around the world. The latest research advances in fields ranging from traditional computer science to evolving web technologies, bioinformatics and healthcare informatics are explored in Innovations’ technical sessions.

Innovations'08 is technically co-sponsored by IEEE Communication Society. Accepted papers will be published by IEEE and fully indexed in IEEEXplore.

Innovations’08 will be hosted by the College of Information Technology (CIT).  The CIT is the newest addition to the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) , the oldest and largest university in the UAE. The CIT acquired a fantastic 300,000 square foot new building with state of the art teaching technology and laboratories.

The United Arab Emirates known for its rapid growth and for the open and tolerant society which has resulted from that growth.  The community of Al Ain is known as the “Garden City of the Gulf” for its extensive greenery.  It is located in the eastern region of the Abu Dhabi emirate.  Al Ain is an oasis of natural landscapes, 70 beautiful parks, and numerous date palm farms.

Important Dates

Tutorial & special-session proposals due:    June 16, 2008

Paper submissions due:                               September 1, 2008
                                                                     (Extended to September 15, 2008)


Notification of acceptance:                           October 15-22, 2008
Final camera ready paper due:                     November 8, 2008

Registration is now open (new)