ACE - 2021 Workshop

International Workshop

The 5th International Workshop on Applications of AI, Cyber Security and Economics Big Data (ACE-2021)

In conjunction with: The 6th IEEE Int’l Congress on Cyber Science and Technology (CyberSciTech 2021)

Athabasca University, Calgary, Canada, 25-28, October 2021

Subject and Objectives

This international workshop provides a platform for IT experts and young researchers to present their Cyber related original research discoveries updates. The workshop period is an opportunity to network with top researchers in the world to exchange ideas, intrigue more creativity, as well as to obtain fore-view and guidance for further explorations of Cyber space. The ACE workshop was held first with IEEE 2017 CyberSciTech in Orlando, USA, then held in Exeter, UK in 2018 and in Leicester, UK in 2019. ACE 2021 is the 5th edition with focus on innovative applications of AI, cyber security and big data as well as their integrations.

Scope and Topics

This workshop is broad in scope and invites original research contributions on topics that include, but are not limited to the following:

  • AI and Intelligent Applications
  • Smart City, AV and 5G Technology
  • Cyber Security and Safety
  • Cyber Economy and Finance
  • Cyber-Stalking and Cyber-Bullying
  • Big Data Analysis and Applications
  • Block Chain and IoT Applications
  • Security Monitoring and Analysis
  • Digital Forensics, Cryptography and Steganography

Submission and Publication

Authors should submit a paper of up to 6 pages of their original work. Submitted papers need to abide by IEEE Computer Society formats, and must be formatted accordingly. See

All submissions will be made through CyberSciTech 2021 website

All the accepted papers must be presented in the workshop during and will also be included in the IEEE CyberSciTech proceedings, which will be published by IEEE CPS (EI indexed, in IEEE DL).

Important Dates - Extended

  • Abstract Submission Date: 2021-05-20
  • Full Paper Submission Date: 2021-08-27
  • Notification of Acceptance Date: 2021-09-21
  • Final Camera-Ready Paper Submission Date: 2021-10-01

Organizing Committee

General Chair
General Co-Chairs
Executive Chair
Advisory Chairs
  • Wenbin Zhao, Cleveland State University, USA
  • Feng Dong, Strathclyde University, UK
  • Dayou Li, University of Bedfordshire, UK
Program Committee Chairs
  • Junke Xu, University of Foreign Affairs, China,
  • Saad Amin, Chair of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Dubai, UAE
  • Yunzhong Feng, Hebei Normal University, China
Publicity Chair
Program Committee
  • G. Min, University of Exeter, UK
  • A. Emrouznejad, Aston University, UK
  • Longzhi Yang, Northumbria University, UK
  • Mudhafar Al-Jarrah, Middle East University, Jordan
  • Z. Sun, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
  • David Huang Westminster University, UK