The 1st International Conference & Exhibition on the Applications of Information Technology in Devel (IT-DREPS 2013)

Venue: Petra University

Location: Amman, Jordan

Event Date/Time: Apr 09, 2013 End Date/Time: Apr 11, 2013
Registration Date: Jan 01, 2013
Early Registration Date: Dec 01, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Dec 01, 2012
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It is our pleasure inviting you to participate in The 1st International Conference on the Applications of Information Technology in Developing Renewable Energy Processes & Systems (IT-DREPS 2013), which will be held at Petra University, Amman, Jordan on 9-11 April, 2013. IT-DREPS aims to provide a platform for academicians, researchers, professionals, and decision makers who are working in the areas of Information Technology (IT) and Renewable Energy (RE) to disseminate knowledge and interchange information for better future collaboration on developing more cost-effective, efficient, reliable, and automated renewable energy processes and systems.

IT-DREPS 2013 splits into two main tracks; each track is divided into a number of sub-tracks, where each sub-track covers a number of related topics, as listed below:

• Theme A: RE sources, applications, and management

o Track 1: Renewable energy sources
 Solar and photovoltaic energy
 Osmotic energy
 Wind energy
 Geothermal energy
 Tidal, wave, and ocean energy
 Hydropower and hydroelectricity
 Boi-mass and bio-fuels
o Track 2: Renewable energy applications
 Electricity generation, transmission, and grid integration
 Water desalination systems
 Water heating and cooling
 Air-conditioning systems
o Track 3: Renewable energy management and economics
 Economic efficiency of renewable energy systems
 Politics and legal issues
 Investment and financing
 International trade

• Theme B: Application of IT in developing renewable energy processes and systems

o Track 1: Soft Engineering
 Modeling and simulation of renewable energy processes and systems
 Computational methods for developing renewable energy processes and systems
 Monitoring and controlling RE processes and systems
o Track 2: Applications
 Smart grid structure, control, and management
 Real-time embedded control systems
 Scheduling renewable energy generation and distribution
o Track 3: Green Information and Communication Technology (GICT)
 Green cellular systems
 Green Internet infrastructure and services
 Green communication devices
 Green wireless sensor networks

Paper submission
Authors are invited to submit their papers through the conference website ( following the conference submission guideline.

Registration fees

At least of the authors of any accepted paper is asked to register through the conference website ( The registration fees and method of payment are explained on the conference website.


All accepted papers will be published in printed proceedings that will be handed in to registered authors and individuals during the conference. Registered authors and individuals will also be given a DVD containing the conference proceedings. Furthermore, the conference proceedings can be downloaded by registered authors or individuals from the conference website.

A number of papers will be selected for publications at:
• Renewable Energy: An International Journal, Elsevier Ltd.
• The Research Bulletin of Jordan ACM – ISWSA

A number of papers will be selected and their authors will be asked to submit an extended version of their work as a chapter in a book for publication in a book by the IGI-Global (


Steering committee: Prof. Adnan Badran, Chair
General Chair: Dr. Ghassan F. Issa (
Co-Chair: Dr. Shakir M. Hussain (
Scientific Committee: Dr. Hussein Al-Bahadili, Chair (
Organization Committee: Dr. Ali Maqousi, Chair (

Important dates

Paper submission: 1st September 2012
Acceptance notifications: 20 December 2012
Camera ready form: 31st January 2013


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