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The 1 st The UVS-Oman 2019 Conference is organized by the College of Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). This three-day event aims to bring together leading leading academicians, researchers, engineers, industrials, and regulators to increase awareness, share views, and exchange ideas And field experiences on numerous aspects of Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS). This first event organized by SQU, is expected to provide an opportunity to network sample, practitioners, students, and hobbyists to enrich interdisciplinary UVS and related platforms and present the most recent innovations ,, trials, future trends, applications, concerns as well as challenges and solutions developed and applied in the various fields of applications. A number of workshops, students' projects competition, and an exhibition on UVS will be scheduled during the event.


Conference Honorary Chair

Dr. Ali Bemani, Vice Chancellor, SQU 

Conference General Chair

Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen, Dean, College of Engineering 

Executive Committee

Prof. Rashid Salim Al-Maamari, HoD, PCED

Dr. Nasser Hosseinzadeh, HoD, ECED

Dr. Ali Al-Nuaimi, HoD, CAED

Dr. Mahmoud Al-Kindi, HoD, MIED

Dr. Abdullah Al-Saidy, Assistant Dean for PGSR

Dr. Issam Bait Bahdoor, Assistant Dean for UGS

Dr. Ghazi Al-Rawas, Assistant Dean for TCS. 

 Organizing Committee Chair

Dr. Nabeel Al-Rawahi 

Technical Program Committee Chair

Prof. Khalifa Al-Jabri 

Students Competition

Prof. Tasneem Pervez 

Workshops Committee

Dr. Amur Al Yahmedi, 

Exhibition Chair

Dr. Ghazi Al-Rawas 

Technical Secretary

Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri 

Publication Chair

Dr. Ashraf Saleem 

Publicity Chair

Dr. Chaham Alalouch 


Mr. Ibrahim Al-Saifi

Call for paper

Important date

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

Based on this, prospective authors are invited to submit proposals for paper presentations, demonstrations, and poster Contributions on any engineering topic relevant to UVS. These include but not limited to the following:

· Airspace control and management

· Algorithm & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

· Autonomy

· Anti-drone systems

· Business opportunities

· Certification and Standardization

· Energy Efficient UVS

· GIS and mapping

· Guidance, Navigation and Control

· Innovative UVS applications

· Integration of UVS systems

· Intelligent Materials for UVS

· Networked UVS and Communications (V2V, Satellites, etc.)

· Open Source Software applications

· Operations and maintenance

· Payloads

· Regulations and environmental issues

· Safety

· Security

· Simulation

· Smart sensing and avoidance

· Training and education

· Transportation in UVS

· UVS Applications (Disaster Relief, Tourism, Telecom, Agriculture, Surveillance & Border Patrol, Cultural Heritage Preservation, Filmmaking, Remote Assessment, etc.)         

· UVS Embedded Architectures

· UVS Reliability and performance

· UVS Transportation Management


Paper Submission Procedure

The paper submission must be completed on or before the "Submission" deadlines.

All submissions should be written in English with a paper length of minimum  f our (4)  and maximum six (6) double-column printed pages  (10-point font)  including figures. Paper template can be found in the following link:  


When you have your document file ready, gather the following information before entering the submission system: Document file, Name, affiliation, address, and e-mail address of each author.  If you have EDAS account,  then go to the  conference paper submission page .

If you do not have an EDAS account, then  create one here .

When you submit your paper, you will be asked to enter the paper title, keywords, abstract text, subject category, and authors' contact information. You will also ask to upload the file containing your paper. If all necessary information has been entered , the system will display a short message giving you the ID number of your paper. You will also receive an e-mail notification with the details of your submission. If you do not see the confirmation page after uploading your file, you may not have Successfully completed your file upload.

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Important Date
  • Conference Date

    Feb 05



    Feb 07


  • Sep 14 2018

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Sep 15 2018

    Final Paper Deadline

  • Nov 15 2018

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

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