It gives us great pleasure to announce the 15th  Learning and Technology Conference (L&T 2018), which will be held between 25th – 26th February 2018 at Effat University in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Organized by Effat University, the Learning and Technology Conference is an annual event the University has been hosting since 2002, to showcase recent technological developments underpinning best practices and innovations in learning and teaching. 

Over the years, the Learning and Technology Conference has become an important event at the national and regional level.   In addition to attracting leading educators and students, the Conference also brings together business leaders, technology experts, policy-makers and government officials from within, as well as from outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

This year's overarching theme is “Internet of Things…… Embedding Intelligence".   Peruse the links to find out more information!

We look forward to welcoming you at the conference  -  join us and explore new collaboration opportunities, foster new connections and be intellectually inspired!​

Call for paper

Important date

Draft paper submission deadline
Draft paper acceptance notification
Final paper submission deadline

Submission Topics

Conference topics may include, but are not limited to the following:

IoT Applications and Services

  • 5G Networks and IoT

  • Software Defined Network (SDN) and IoT

  • Sensor and Actuator Networks

  • IoT Protocols

  • e-Health, e-Wellness, Automotive, Intelligent Transport, Biomedical

  • Smart Grid, Energy Management

  • Cloud Computing and IoT

  • Industrial Control (M2M Applications, Indoor Air Quality, Temperature Monitoring, Indoor Location, etc.)

  • System Design

Social Impacts of IoT

  • Social Models and Networks

  • Green IoT: Sustainable Design and Technologies

  • Human Factors in IoT

  • Smart Cities, Smart Public Places, Smart Home/Building Automation

  • Smart Agriculture (Green Houses)

  • Digital health/Tele-health/Telemedicine

IoT Security and Privacy

  • IoT Privacy and Security Concerns

  • Identification and Authentication Issues

  • Wireless Sensor Networks for IoT Security

  • Intrusion Detection in IoT

  • Cryptography, Key Management, and Authorization for IoT

  • Infrastructure / OSI Layer Attacks in IoT

  • Communication Security in IoT

  • IoT Forensics

Big Data Impact and IoT

  • Distributed Storage and Data Fusion

  • Big Data and Information Integrity of IoT

  • IoT and SQL/NoSQL Databases

  • IoT and Big Data as a Service

IoT transformation of Education

  • IoT Applications in Education and Learning

  • IoT Impact on e-Learning

  • Innovative teaching and learning pedagogies

IoT in Business

  • Business Opportunities in IoT

  • IoT Platforms for Business Growth

  • Influence on IoT on Small Businesses

Emerging Areas and IoT

  • QoS in IoT

  • Industry Case Studies – Facts and Myths

  • Evolving IoT Architectures

  • IoT Standards

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Important Date
  • Conference Date

    Feb 25



    Feb 26


  • Dec 04 2017

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Dec 18 2017

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

  • Jan 22 2018

    Final Paper Deadline