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ICDNS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Defense and National Security

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICDNS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICDNS 2017: 19th International Conference on Defense and National Security aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Defense and National Security. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Defense and National Security.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Defense and National Security are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICDNS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Defense and National Security. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Household Food Insecurity and Associated Coping Strategies in Urban, Peri-Urban and Rural Settings: A Case of Morogoro and Iringa Towns, Tanzania
U. Tumaini, J. Msuya
2) Integrating Generic Skills into Disciplinary Curricula
Sitalakshmi Venkatraman, Fiona Wahr, Anthony de Souza-Daw, Samuel Kaspi
3) Detecting and Secluding Route Modifiers by Neural Network Approach in Wireless Sensor Networks
C. N. Vanitha, M. Usha
4) Accelerating the Uptake of Smart City Applications through Cloud Computing
Panagiotis Tsarchopoulos, Nicos Komninos, Christina Kakderi
5) Influence of Transformation Leadership Style on Employee Engagement among Generation Y
Z. D. Mansor, C. P. Mun, B. S. Nurul Farhana, Wan Aisyah Nasuha Wan Mohamed Tarmizi
6) Kirchhoff’s Depth Migration over Heterogeneous Velocity Models with Ray Tracing Modeling Approach
Alok Kumar Routa, Priya Ranjan Mohanty
7) Risk in the South African Sectional Title Industry: An Assurance Perspective
Leandi Steenkamp
8) A Review on Applications of Nanotechnology in Automotive Industry
Akshata S. Malani, Anagha D. Chaudhari, Rajeshkumar U. Sambhe
9) Malware Beaconing Detection by Mining Large-scale DNS Logs for Targeted Attack Identification
Andrii Shalaginov, Katrin Franke, Xiongwei Huang
10) Use of Cloud Computing and Smart Devices in Healthcare
Nikunj Agarwal, M. P. Sebastian
11) The Most Secure Smartphone Operating System: A Survey
Sundus Ayyaz, Saad Rehman
12) Architectural Approaches to a Sustainable Community with Floating Housing Units Adapting to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in Vietnam
Nguyen Thi Thu Trang
13) Climate Adaptive Building Shells for Plus-Energy-Buildings, Designed on Bionic Principles
Andreas Hammer
14) Social Media: The Major Trigger of Online and Offline Political Activism
Chan Eang Teng, Tang Mui Joo
15) Enhancement of Environmental Security by the Application of Wireless Sensor Network in Nigeria
Ahmadu Girgiri, Lawan Gana Ali, Mamman M. Baba