The International Conference on Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

.:: WINCOM'17 ::.

November 01-04, 2017, Rabat, Morocco

Technically Co-Sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society : IEEE Conference Record Number #41487

IEEE IoT SUMMIT - RABAT Co-located with WINCOM'2017 (Friday November 3, 2017), WINCOM 2017 Proceedings: ISBN IEEE Xplore: 978-1-5386-2123-3/17


Co-located with WINCOM'2017

IoT Day is Friday November 3, 2017

Registration is before October 20, 2017

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The Organizing Committee of the International Conference on Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications (WINCOM 2017) has been working with the IEEE IoT Summit within the framework of the IEEE International IoT Summit series – on holding and organizing a IoT Summit in Rabat, Morocco ; and is today proud to announce its co-location with WINCOM 2017.

The Internet of Thing (IoT) refers to the connection of devices (other than typical fare such as computers and smartphones). The number of connected devices will reach a staggering about 50 billion in 2020. The job market for the internet of thing is following this trend and is expected to reach about 5 million in the next few years. At the same time, the incredible variety of available software and hardware currently on the market and the very fast pace of further development makes it quite challenging to search and teaching this topic.

This meeting on Internet of Things SUMMIT focuses on discovering and explaining, based on the recent research and experiments, the architectures & protocols for efficient interconnection of things, IoT infrastructure deployment, IoT applications, IoT services (real-time) and the standard development.

The international experts on IoT have been invited and attracted to share their state-of-the-art knowledge with the emerging IoT community in Morocco (

Program of IEEE Global IoT Summit 2017 - Rabat

Friday, November 03th, 2017

08 :00 - 12 :00
08 :40 - 09 :00 IEEE Global IoT Summit Opening and Welcome from Chairs:
Prof. Latif Ladid

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Prof. Abdellatif Kobbane

Mohammed V University, ENSIAS, Morocco

Prof. Khalil Ibrahimi

Ibn Tofail University, Faculty of Sciences, Morocco

09 :00 - 11h00 Session 1-1: IoT Security, IoT Standardization & Developpement
Bilel Jamoussi

Chief of the Study Groups Department Telecommunication Standardization, Geneva Switzerland and is responsible of the Bureau International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Talk title: IoT International Standards: Update and Collaboration

David W. Kravitz

Vice President – Crypto Systems Research, DarkMatter, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Talk title: Access-Controlled IoT and Human Interactivity: Reputation, Transactions and Blockchain

Mohsen Guizani

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Idaho, USA

Talk title: IoT Security

Srdjan Krco

Managing and driving research activities in DunavNET and is one of the founders of the IoT Forum

Talk title: Steaks, drinks and ice cream going digital – TagItSmart is building the road

Chair: Latif Ladid

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

11 :00 – 11 :15
Coffee Break
11 :15 - 12 :45 Session 1-1: IoT Security, IoT Standardization & Developpement
Chitra Balakrishna

Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer and a Program leader for cyber security at Edge Hill University in the United Kingdom

Talk title: IoT in Health Care: A Reality Check

Mounir Ghogho

University of Leeds, UK & UIR, Morocco

Talk title: Cognitive Sensing and Communication for IoT

Gianluca Antonio Rizzo

University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland

Talk title: Floating Content in the IoT era

Chair: Khalil Ibrahimi

Ibn Tofail University, Faculty of Sciences, Morocco

12 :45 – 14 :00
Lunch Break
14 :00 - 16 :30 Session 2: IoT Architectures, IoT Protocols & IoT Business
Gopi Krishna S Gargev

Fellow, IPv6 Forum and Director, SmartLancs Ltd, UK

Talk title: Industrial Internet and the need for guarantees (6TiSCH)

Antonio Jara

Universiy of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HEVS - HES-SO) & HOP Ubiquitous S.L. (HOPU)

Talk title: Creating Human-oriented Smart Cities using Open Standards

Ian Thomas

Chief Strategy Officer of Fujitsu RunMyProcess, Paris, France

Talk title: Driving digital innovation through composite business

Bruno Stévant

Research and Teaching Assistant, IMT Atlantique, Rennes, France

Talk title: Fog/Edge/Dew Computing: bringing together IoT and service-oriented architectures

Azzedine Boukerche

School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada

Chair: Zouhair Guennoun

Mohammed V University, EMI, Morocco

16 :30 – 17 :00 Coffee Break and IoT Project Student Demonstration
17 :00 - 18 :00
Panel Discussion


Essaid Sabir, Hassan II University, ENSEM, Morocco

Mustapha Benjillali, INPT, Morocco

Invited speakers

Bilel JamoussiChief of the Study Groups Department Telecommunication Standardization, Geneva Switzerland and is respensible of the Bureau International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Talk title: IoT International Standards: Update and Collaboration

Biography: Dr. Bilel Jamoussi is Chief of the Study Groups Department at the International Telecommunication Union Standardization Bureau in Geneva Switzerland where he is responsible for the organization and management of the ITU-T Study Groups, Focus Groups, Global Standardization Initiatives, Joint Coordination Activities, and their secretariat. Before joining ITU, Bilel was with Nortel for 15 years in Canada and then the United States where he held several leadership positions including Strategic Standards, Advanced Technology, University Research, Software Development for routing/switching platforms, and Data Network Engineering of major international customer networks. As Director of the Strategic Standards organization within the office of the Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Bilel provided strategic technology direction and leadership for Nortel’s involvement in more than 90 standards development organizations, forums and consortia. He also contributed to the MIT one laptop per child (OLPC) initiative. Bilel is an IEEE Senior Member. He was elected to the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Board of Governors (BOG) and the IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group (CAG). He served on the IEEE Standards Education Committee, the IEEE-SA Nominations and Appointments Committee, the IEEE-SA BOG International ad hoc, and the Technical Liaison from IEEE-SA to ITU-T and ITU-D. Bilel contributes to the innovation and advancement of technology in the ICT Field. He has 22 granted and filed US patents in diverse areas: packet, optical, wireless, and quality of service. Bilel received a BS. ’89, MS. ’92, and PhD ’95 degrees in Computer Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, USA.

David W. KravitzVice President – Crypto Systems Research, DarkMatter, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Talk title: Access-Controlled IoT and Human Interactivity: Reputation, Transactions and Blockchain

Talk abstract:As indicated in the IEEE Cyber Security document “Building Code for the Internet of Things”: “Even in the case where isolation boundaries are well-defined, complete, and sufficient to protect a system or component against compromise, interacting IoT systems might require well-defined ways of adjusting this isolation to access parts of another system (for example, in the case of a smart cities subsystem compensating for another during a natural disaster). The decision process governing this adjustment of the isolation boundary needs to be able to gauge the context of the situation and the trustworthiness of the entities being considered for inclusion inside the boundary.” As elements of a methodology to securely and efficiently instantiate this decision process while resisting adversarial traffic analysis and undetected interference, this talk will address how to set up dedicated maintainable “communication lines” and utilize permissioned blockchains in order to establish and update the reputation of devices relative to their certified attributes and the tasks they are suitably equipped to engage in. The system inherits the desired transaction unlinkability property from the US Department of Transportation- piloted Security Credential Management System PoC for V2V/V2X communications, and cryptographically binds on-chain and off-chain operations with respect to authentication, authorization and preservation of confidentiality.

Biography: Dr. David W. Kravitz is VP of Crypto Systems Research at DarkMatter, and heads DarkMatter’s blockchain team that is focused on providing an IoT-compatible access-controlled transaction platform. His extensive information security experience spans a wide range of application areas, including voice- and data- critical infrastructure, digital rights management, payments, smart grid, IoT, and high-value assets transfer. He began his career at the National Security Agency, where as Senior Technical Advisor he “combined his exceptional skills in protocol and algorithm design with his evaluation capabilities to profoundly enhance the security posture of communications,” as stated in the Certificate of Achievement he was awarded by the Director of NSA. He has also held senior positions at Sandia National Laboratories, CertCo/Bankers Trust Electronic Commerce, Digital Video Express, Wave Systems Corp., Motorola Labs, Certicom Research/BlackBerry, and IBM Research. He was the principal architect of the Membership Services identity management framework of the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric project for permissioned blockchain, and invented the Digital Signature Algorithm of the FIPS 186 Digital Signature Standard, the elliptic curve variant of which, ECDSA, underlies Bitcoin and Ethereum. He serves as a Technical Advisor for CENTRI, and holds a Ph.D. and Masters in Electrical Engineering – Systems from University of Southern California, a Masters in Mathematical Sciences from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelors in Mathematics from Rutgers University.

Latif Ladid University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Ian Thomas Chief Strategy Officer of Fujitsu RunMyProcess, Paris, France

Talk title: Driving digital innovation through composite business

Biography: Ian Thomas is a Fujitsu strategist and thought leader currently serving as Chief Strategy Officer of Fujitsu RunMyProcess. He is also active across Fujitsu’s wider software business, investigating new technologies in support of future portfolio plans. Previously, Ian undertook a range of strategy and innovation roles across the Fujitsu Group. As Chief Strategy Officer, Ian works as an integral part of the management team of Fujitsu RunMyProcess to develop the strategy, positioning and messaging of the company. As a leading member of the Fujitsu team that acquired RunMyProcess in 2013, Ian is focused on ensuring it can leverage the scale of the Fujitsu group to bring its transformational value proposition to new and existing customers of both organizations. In his wider role, Ian is also a highly active influencer of Fujitsu’s wider digital platform vision and strategy and has won multiple company awards for business innovation and value delivery. Prior to joining Fujitsu, Ian served as Chief Technology Officer for the General Insurance business of Lloyds TSB, successfully steering the organization through its integration with HBOS as part of the mega-merger to form Lloyds Banking Group. He previously worked as a strategist and enterprise architect at both Legal & amp; General and BT. Ian is a prolific writer and contributor to Fujitsu thought leadership content and to external peer-reviewed conferences. Most recently he published a range of papers on the evolution of the Web and on the convergence of the Internet of Things, cloud and social infrastructures to create digital business models. In this context, he also has been invited to deliver a number of lectures at various events around the world. Outside of Fujitsu, Ian is engaged in the wider cloud and startup communities, previously serving as a board member of Eurocloud UK and supporting technology startup organizations within his local area. Academically, Ian holds both a bachelor’s degree and PhD in Computer Science from Cardiff University, where his research was focused on the creation and management of complex event-based systems.

Mounir GhoghoUniversity of Leeds, UK & UIR, Morocco

Talk title: Cognitive Sensing and Communication for IoT

Biography: Dr Mounir Ghogho received his MSc and PhD degree from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse (France) in 1993 and 1997, respectively. He was an EPSRC Research Fellow with the University of Strathclyde (Scotland), from Sept 1997 to Nov 2001. In Dec 2001, he joined the school of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Leeds (England) where he is currently a Professor. Since January 2010, he has also been affiliated with the International University of Rabat (Morocco) where he is currently a Professor and ICT Research Director. He was awarded the UK Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship in September 2000, and the IBM Faculty Award in 2013. He is currently an associate editor of the Signal Processing Magazine, a member of the Steering Committee of the IEEE Transaction of signal and information processing over networks, and a member of IEEE SP SAM Technical committee. In the past, he served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and the IEEE Signal Processing Letters, and as a membre of the IEEE SP SPCOM and SPTM Technical Committees. He was the General Chair of the 2013 European Signal Processing conference and the 2010 IEEE workshop on Signal Processing for Advanced Wireless Communications.

Chitra BalakrishnaAssociate Professor/ Senior Lecturer and a Program leader for cyber security at Edge Hill University in the United Kingdom

Talk title: IoT in Health Care: A Reality Check

Biography: Dr. Chitra Balakrishna, MBCS, FHEA, CEH is an Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer and a Programme leader for cyber security at Edge Hill University in the United Kingdom. She is an academic, author, futuristic technology and open source enthusiast. She has over 18 years of experience spanning across academia and industry in the areas of Data Networking, Mobile Communications, Technologies and Applications. In the past, she has held academic positions at the University of South Wales, where she set up an open source next-generation networking (NGN) lab in collaboration with industrial partners such as Orange and France Telecom. She has several academic publications and a book by John Wiley Publications to her credit. She has successfully co-led European and ERDF funded projects in the areas addressing mobile and wireless sensor technologies. Having been certified as an Ethical Hacker, she is currently leading a HEA (UK) funded project on cyber-security at Edge Hill University. She has founded and chaired successful IEEE sponsored workshop on Smart cities since 2009. Her current research interests are in Internet of Things and associated technologies, service architectures within the context of "Connected HealthCare" and cyber security-related concerns.

Mohsen GuizaniElectrical and Computer Engineering, University of Idaho, USA

Talk title: IoT Security

Biography: Mohsen Guizani (S’85–M’89–SM’99–F’09) is a Fellow of IEEE and is currently a Professor and Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Idaho, USA. Previously, he served as Associate Vice President of Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, Chair of Computer Science Department at Western Michigan University, Chair of Computer Science Department at the University of West Florida and Director of graduate studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He also taught and held administration positions at Syracuse University, University of Colorado-Boulder, and the University of Missouri. He received his B.S. (with distinction) and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering; M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering in 1984, 1986, 1987, and 1990, respectively, from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA. His research interests include Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vehicular Communications, Smart Grid, Cloud Computing and Security. He is the Founder and EiC of “Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing” Journal published by John Wiley. He is also the Founder and Steering Committee Chair of the IEEE International Conference of Wireless Networks, Communications, and Mobile Computing (IWCMC). He is the author/co-author of nine books and more than 450 publications in refereed journals and conferences. He guest edited a number of special issues in IEEE Journals and Magazines. He also served as member, Chair, and General Chair of a number of conferences. Dr. Guizani served/serving on the editorial boards of many international journals, such as the IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communications (TWireless), IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology (TVT), IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Network Magazine and the IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine. He served as a guest editor in the IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), and IEEE Network Magazine, to name a few. He served as a Keynote Speaker for many international conferences as well as presented a number of Tutorials and Workshops. Dr. Guizani was the Chair of the Wireless Communications Technical Committee (WTC) from 2009 to 2011. He also served as the Chair of the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Transmissions, Access, and Optical Systems (IEEE TAOS), as well as a member of other IEEE Communications Society Technical Committees. Dr. Guizani was the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished National Speaker from 2003 to 2005. He is also an ABET Accreditation Evaluator for Engineering Programs. He received both the Best Teaching Award and the Excellence in Research Award from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1999 (a college wide competition). He was selected as the Best Teaching Assistant for two consecutive years at Syracuse University, 1988 and 1989. Dr. Guizani is a Fellow of IEEE, member of IEEE Communication Society, IEEE Computer Society, ASEE, and Senior member of ACM.

Gianluca Antonio RizzoUniversity of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland

Title talk: Floating Content in the IoT era

Biography:Gianluca Rizzo is Senior Researcher at HES-SO since April 2013. Previously, he has been Research Assistant Professor at IMDEA Network, and Adjunct Professor at UC3M. He has been with the IC lab at EPFL, Switzerland, between 2004 and 2008, where he received his PhD in Computer Science in 2008. He has gained industrial research experience as a Researcher in Telecom Italia labs (TILAB, former CSELT) between 2001 and 2003, and in ABB between 2008 and 2009, where he worked on Utility Communications. He holds a MS in Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications (cum laude) from Politecnico di Torino. His main research interests are in the design, modeling and performance evaluation of distributed systems, and in particular on analytical approaches to performance modeling, using a variety of techniques, among which, Stochastic Geometry, of Coupled Processors models, and of the tools of Network Calculus. He has been working on design and evaluation of algorithms for dynamic network management of wireless networks, on opportunistic communication paradigms such as Floating Content, on QoS provisioning in vehicular networks, on issues of IoT integration, and on QoS guarantees in avionic networks. He has received the Best Paper Award at ITC 2011 and IEEE NCA 2012, the Honourable mention at COMSNETS 2015, and the Best Student Paper Award at ITC 2017.

Srdjan KrcoManaging and driving research activities in DunavNET and is one of the founders of the IoT Forum

Talk title:Steaks, drinks and ice cream going digital – TagItSmart is building the road.

Biography: Dr Srđan Krčo is a co-founder and CEO of DunavNET, a company designing turnkey IOT solutions. He has over 20 years of experience, working with large multinational companies and international collaborative research and innovation projects. Currently, he is coordinating the research and innovation H2020 project TagItSmart, creating enablers for IoT of mass-market goods. Srdjan is one of the founding members of the International IoT Forum and is actively participating in IERC (IoT European Research Cluster), IoT-EPI (IoT European Platforms Initiative) and AIOTI (Alliance for IoT Innovation) activities. In 2007, Srdjan won the Innovation Engineer of the Year award in Ireland. He has published over 15 patents and more than 70 papers at international conferences and journals and is a frequent speaker at international events addressing IoT and its applications. Srdjan is a Senior IEEE member.

Antonio JaraUniversiy of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HEVS - HES-SO) & HOP Ubiquitous S.L. (HOPU)

Talk title: Creating Human-oriented Smart Cities using Open Standards

Biography: Antonio J. Jara is Adjoint Scientifique at the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Founder at HOP Ubiquitous S.L. ( and vice-chair of the IEEE Communications Society Internet of Things Technical Committee. He did his PhD (Cum Laude) at the Intelligent Systems and Telematics Research Group of the University of Murcia (UMU) from Spain in 2013. He received two M.S. (Hons. - valedictorian) degrees. Since 2007, he has been working on several projects related to IPv6, Security and WSNs in automation and healthcare. He is especially focused on the design and development of new protocols for security and mobility for Future Internet of things, which was the topic of his Ph.D. He did the transfer of the results from his PhD around Security in the American Company United Technologies. Nowadays, he continues working on IPv6 technologies for the Internet of Things In areas such as security, heterogeneity integration and the application of IoT in sectors such as industry 4.0, energy, and smart cities. He has also carried out a Master in Business Administration (MBA). He has published over 100 international papers (~2000 citations, h: 24), As well he holds several patents in the IoT domain. Finally, he has participated in several European Projects about Internet of Things (networking, security and intelligence distribution – fog computing) and applied Internet of Things (energy, industry 4.0 and Smart Cities).

Gopi Krishna S GargeFellow, IPv6 Forum and Director, SmartLancs Ltd, UK

Talk title:Industrial Internet and the need for guarantees (6TiSCH)

Abstract: In the context of IoT, Industry 4.0 has to deal with operational technologies (OT) that would generate large amounts of digital data, leading to a convergence of the traditional IT with the emerging OT. In the specific context of industrial process control, there are tight performance requirements; performance guarantees are necessary. Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are deployed for industrial process control and the traditional mac layer (IEEE 802.15.4) cannot provide a deterministic performance. Determinism can be achieved with different methods, each having different capabilities. Deterministic networking solutions require more than existing QoS mechanisms. Time slotted channel hopping (TSCH) is one technique used in the MAC layer. In the case of IPv6 enabled WSNs, both application data and network functions such as routing use the same bandwidth; each of them has a different performance requirement. Application data requires a deterministic performance, while allowing other data to be sent as best effort. 6TiSCH is the effort for combining best-effort and time-sensitive IPv6 traffic over TSCH. The talk addresses the diversity of these needs and how 6TiSCH attempts to realise them. It also provides a brief update of the status of the developments in the IETF 6TiSCH WG.

Biography: Gopikrishna Garge (aka Gopi Garge) is a Fellow of the IPv6 Forum and the director of SmartLancs Ltd, a technology consulting startup in the UK. He has over two decades of experience in data networking. His primary involvement was with NRENs in Asia, specifically with setting up research test beds for networking. His current interests lie at the edge of the network, focusing on edge network connectivity, mobile edge computing and end-to-end QoS. He is a member of the IEEE P.1931.1 WG.

Bruno StévantResearch and Teaching Assistant, IMT Atlantique, Rennes, France

Title talk: Fog/Edge/Dew Computing: bringing together IoT and service-oriented architectures

Biography: Bruno Stévant is a teaching and research assistant in the french engineer school IMT Atlantique. He participated on various research projects on topics like IPv6, Internet of Things and service architectures. He is active in academic communities on both networks and distributed systems. He has a particular interest on open source software and system interoperability using open standards. His current research subjects include the convergence of Cloud and IoT in the Edge Computing paradigm.

Dave RaggettIs one of the Web pioneers, Member of W3C team and has been involved with the development of Web standards since the early nineties, UK

Talk title: Using the Web to unlock the IoT for open markets of services

Synopsis: The Web of Things is a W3C framework for open markets of services based upon connected devices with sensors and actuators. Such devices vary considerably in their capabilities and communication technologies. This makes it challenging to create services involving devices from different vendors and using different standards. The Web of Things makes this very much easier by allowing applications to interact with software objects that act as proxies for physical or abstract entities. Each thing is described, in a programming language neutral way, as an object with properties, actions and events, together with additional metadata, including links to semantic models. Applications can produce things for consumption by other applications. Such consumers may reside on the same device, gateway or cloud platform, or on other such systems, with user interfaces in web pages running on web browsers, or in native applications, e.g. on smart phones and tablets. To enable open markets of services, things need to be discoverable and accessible on open platforms. In many cases devices will be hidden behind firewalls. In some cases, devices could supply things directly to open Internet platforms running outside of the firewall. In other cases, a gateway is needed. Applications installed on the gateway abstract devices as things and supply these things to external open Internet platforms. Gateways can provide support for a broad range of device protocols, e.g. CoAP, Bluetooth, Zigbee, MQTT, LPWAN, etc. Semantic models are needed to support discovery, composition and adaptation to variations in capabilities across different models of devices, and across devices from different manufacturers. This calls for descriptive rather than prescriptive models of capabilities.

Biography: Dr. Dave Raggett is one of the Web pioneers, and has been involved with the development of Web standards since the early nineties. He helped to launch standards work on HTML, HTTP and many other Web technologies. He has an active interest in open source, and is the W3C champion for the Web of Things and the W3C lead for the Data Activity. He was awarded his doctorate at the University of Oxford, and is a member of the W3C staff, and attached to the W3C European office hosted by ERCIM in Sophia Antipolis, France.

Azzedine BoukercheSchool of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada

Organizing Committee

Latif Ladid (Chair of IEEE IoT Summit - Rabat)University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Abdellatif Kobbane (Co-chair of IEEE IoT Summit - Rabat)Mohammed V University, ENSIAS, Morocco

Biography: Doctor Abdellatif KOBBANE is an Associate Professor at ENSIAS, Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco since 2009. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Mohammed VAgdal University (Morocco) and the University of Avignon (France) in September 2008. He received his research MS degree in computer science, Telecommunication and Multimedia from the Mohammed V-Agdal University in 2003. His research interests lie with the field of wireless networking, performance evaluation in wireless network and NGN, Ad-hoc networks, DTNs, Mesh networks, cognitive radio, Mobile computing, Mobile Social networks, 5G Mobile networks, Future and emerging technologies. Dr Kobbane has +10 years of computer sciences and Telecom experience, in Europe (France) and in Morocco, in the areas of Performances evaluation in wireless Mobile networks, Mobile Cloud Networking, Cognitive radio, Ad-hoc networks and Future network. He has co-authored several scientific publications in top IEEE conferences and journals. He has served as General co-chair of the International Conference on Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications (WINCOM’15), and served as program co-chair for IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 16, 15, 14). As an active IEEE Comsoc member, he has participated to the activities of this organizational unit. He is an active member of IEEE Communication software, AHSN, CIS-TC, and WTC. Dr. Kobbane served as a reviewer for many international journals and conferences such COMCOM, IJCS, WCMC, SN, IEEE ICC, IEEE Globecom, IWCMC, ICNC, IEEE WCNC,VTC…. Dr Kobbane is a Founder & the President of Moroccan Association of Research in Mobile Wireless networks and embedded systems (MobiTic).

Khalil Ibrahimi (Co-chair of IEEE IoT Summit - Rabat)Ibn Tofail University, Fs, Morocco

Biography: Dr. Khalil IBRAHIMI was born in Kenitra, Morocco. He received his B.Sc. degree in Mathematical Sciences on September 2003 and his Master Sc. degree in Engineering, Telecommunications and Multimedia on December 2005, all from Faculty of Sciences of Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco.In November 2009; he received his PhD degree in Computer Sciences from the University of Avignon and the Mohammed V University. In 2010, he is an assistant professor (ATER part-time) at the CERI/LIA of University of Avignon. Since 2010 to 2015, hi is an Assistant Professor at IBN-TOFAIL University, Faculty of Sciences, LARIT laboratory, Morocco. Actually hi is an Associate Professor at the same university with MISC laboratory (Modeling of Information and Communication Systems) and his is responsible of Research Team (SMCS): Security and Modeling of Communication Systems.Also, hi is a membre of MobiTic association (Association des chercheurs en informatique et systèmes intelligents mobiles et embarqués). Hi is a membership of IEEE and IEEE ComSoc and hi is Student Branch Counselor of IBN Tofaill University Student Branch. Dr. Khalil IBRAHIMI research interests include in particular performance evaluation and resources allocation of next generation networks (3G, beyond 3G and 4G), social network (SON), underwater sensor network (UWSN), and cognitive radio. Hi was chair of RAWSN 2013, RAWSN 2016 workshops, chair registration and publications of WINCOM’15, chair of NDNET'15, chair of WCOS'16 and he receives the best POSTER award from MSWIM 13 conference and the best PAPER award from the WINCOM'13 workshop. Also, he is served as reviewer of many international conferences (Globecom, ICC, MSWIM ...) and journals (CIT, IJCS ...).

Mohammed EssaaidiMohammed V University, Dean of ENSIAS, Morocco

Jalel Ben-OthmanParis 13 University, France

Rachid El AzouziAvignon University, France

Moulay Youssef HadiIbn Tofail University, Fs, Morocco

Essaid SabirHassan II University, ENSEM-Casablanca, Morocco

Mohammed Abdou janati IdrissiMohammed V University, ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco

Bouchaib Bounabat (Director of Rabat IT Center)Mohammed V University, ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco

Ali IdriMohammed V University, ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco

Mustapha BenjillaliINPT, Morocco

Mohammed ElkoutbiMohammed V University, ENSIAS, Morocco

Zouhair GuennounMohammed V University, EMI, Morocco

Abdelhamid Belmekki INPT, Morocco

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