Call for Workshop Papers: Artificial Intelligence Ethics and Policies in Networking

Important Dates

Submission Deadline

20 August 2024

Notification Deadline

20 September 2024

Camera-ready Deadline

19 October 2024

Scope and Topics

The “Artificial Intelligence Ethics and Policies in Networking” workshop aims to explore the ethical considerations and policy frameworks necessary for the responsible deployment of AI technologies in networking. As AI becomes increasingly integrated into networking infrastructure, it is crucial to address issues such as data privacy, algorithmic bias, transparency, accountability, and the impact on society. This workshop will provide a platform for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and ethicists to discuss and develop guidelines and best practices to ensure the ethical and fair use of AI in networking.

Topics of interest for the Green Energy Networking Workshop include, but are not limited to:

  • Data Privacy and Security in AI-based networking
  • AU Data Policy Framework, GDPR and other data protection regulations: Implications for AI in networking
  • Algorithmic Bias and Fairness in AI networking systems
  • Transparency and Explainability in AI networking systems
  • Accountability and Responsibility in AI networking systems
  • Ethical AI Design and Development AI networking systems
  • Societal implications of AI in networking systems
  • AI policies Development and Implementation for networking
  • Regulatory and Legal Aspects affecting AI in networking
  • Ethical AI in Emerging Networking Technologies: IoT, 5G and beyond
  • Future Directions and Emerging Trends in AI ethics and policies related to networking

Publication

All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer in the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series as an edited book and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, such as Ei Compendex, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, DBLP, and EU Digital Library.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:

Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET) Journal (IF: 3.8)

By paying an additional $150, authors can publish their articles in the EAI Endorsed Transactions journal selected by the conference (Scopus and Ei-indexed).

EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web (Scopus, Compendex)

The article’s publication is subject to the following requirements:  

– It must be an extended version of the conference paper with a different title and abstract. In general, 30% of new content must be added.

– The article will be processed once the conference proceedings have been published.

– The article will be processed using the fast-track option.

Once the conference proceedings are published, the corresponding author should contact us at [email protected] with the details of their article to begin processing.

Additional publication opportunities:

Paper Submission

Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy+‘ system, and have to comply with the Springer format (see Author’s kit section).

  1. Regular papers should be up to 12-15+ pages in length.
  2. Short papers should be 6-11 pages in length.

All conference papers undergo a thorough peer review process prior to the final decision and publication. This process is facilitated by experts in the Technical Program Committee during a dedicated conference period. Standard peer review is enhanced by EAI Community Review which allows EAI members to bid to review specific papers. All review assignments are ultimately decided by the responsible Technical Program Committee Members while the Technical Program Committee Chair is responsible for the final acceptance selection. You can learn more about Community Review here.

Papers must be formatted using the Springer LNICST/ EASICC Authors’ Kit.

Instructions and templates are available from Springer’s LNICST homepage:

– LaTeX2e Proceedings Templates (zip)
– Microsoft Word Proceedings Templates (zip)

Please make sure that your paper adheres to the format as specified in the instructions and templates.

When uploading the camera-ready copy of your paper, please be sure to upload both:

– a PDF copy of your paper formatted according to the above templates, and
– an archive file (e.g. zip, tar.gz) containing the both a PDF copy of your paper and LaTeX or Word source material prepared according to the above guidelines. 

Workshop Organizers

Workshop Chair

Jean Louis Fendji Kedieng Ebongue, University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon

Eric Ngango Youmbi, University of Garoua, Cameroon

Gabriel Etogo, University of Douala, Cameroon

Workshop TPC Members

El hadj Omar Diop, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal 

Ibrahim Bienvenu Mouliom Moungbakou, University of Maroua, Cameroon

Job Nzoh Sangong, University of Garoua, Cameroon

Marcel Bruce Ngouyamsa Mefire, University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon

Gérard Aivo, Université Abomey Calavi, Bénin

Menguele Meyengue Aristide Michel, University of Douala, Cameroon

Momo Foumthim Claude, University of Douala, Cameroon

Ngo Tong Chantal Marie, University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon

Papa Ogo seck, Université Gaston Berger, Senegal

Tabeko yogno Williams Fulbert, University of Dschang, Cameroon

Agnès Makougoum, University of Yaoundé 2, Cameroon

Begni Bagagna, University of Douala, Cameroon

Jabhera Matogoro, University of Dodoma, Tanzania

Bruno Emmanuel Ongo Nkoa, University of Yaoundé 2, Cameroon

Foulla Damna, University of Maroua, Cameroon

Norbert Tsopze, University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon

Paul Zibi, University of Ebolowa, Cameroon