International Conference on Computer and Drone Applications (IConDA) 2017

9th - 11th November 2017

IconDA-2017 aims to become a premier international event comprising the main conference and several co-located exhibitions and competitions related to computer and drone applications. IconDA-2017 provides an exceptional value platform for scholars, industry researchers and stake holders to discuss about the latest development on computer applications, drone technologies and its applications.

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Keynote Speaker


Ben M. CHEN, Professor
National University of Singapore

Professor Ben M. Chen is currently the Director of Control, Intelligent Systems & Robotics Area, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), and Head of Control Science Group, NUS Temasek Laboratories. His current research interests are in systems and control, unmanned aerial systems, and financial market modeling.

Dr. Chen is an IEEE Fellow. He had served on the editorial boards of a number of journals including IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Systems & Control Letters, and Automatica. He currently serves as an Editor-in-Chief of Unmanned Systems and a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Control Theory & Technology.


Lian Pin KOH, Professor
University of Adelaide

Professor Koh is the Chair of Applied Ecology and Conservation at the University of Adelaide, and Founding Director of He is also an Australian Research Council Future Fellow (Level II), a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and a Conservation International Lui-Walton Research and Innovation Fellow. Professor Koh is also the Director of Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility. His was a speaker at the 2013 TED-Global conference in Edinburgh, where he spoke on the positive use of drones. His TED talk has been viewed over 600,000 times by a global audience.

Call for papers

We welcome scientists and academicians from all over the world with a wealth of experience in their respective areas of specialty in drones and computer technologies and applications, policy makers, individuals and practitioners from government institutions, universities, Non-Government Organizations as well as industry or private sector to join us in our conference.

Guidelines for paper submission

IConDA 2017 is now accepting manuscript on original works that are solicited from prospective authors.

  1. Please pay attention to the important dates. Quality papers will be reviewed and notified within FOUR weeks from the date of submission.
  2. Your paper has to follow the IEEE Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings. The length of paper should be no more than 6 pages in A4 size, including figures, tables and references.
  3. All submission must be made via our OpenConf system website.
  4. Topics includes; but not limited to the following tracks:

Drone System

Automation & Robotics; Communication Standards; Embedded & Real-Time Systems; Processor Architectures; Wireless & Mobile Network

Drone Application

Engineering & Industrial Applications; Image and Signal Processing; Information Retrieval & Knowledge Management; Remote Sensing & GIS Applications; Surveillance and Reconnaissance Applications; and Other Emerging Drones Applications.

Computer Application

Artificial Intelligence; Bio-Tech & Medical Applications; Computer and Mathematical Modelling, Cyber Security and Strategies; E-Commerce Applications; Data & Information Mining; E-Government & E-Governance; E-Learning; Internet of Things (IoT); Machine Learning; Parallel & Distributed Systems; Smart, Adaptive & Intelligent Systems Technologies; Social Networks; Web & Content Management Applications; Virtual Environments & Games Applications and Emerging Computer Applications.

Conference Venue

IconDA-2017 will be held at Kampus Samarahan 2 of UiTM Sarawak Branch. The campus is about 20 mins drive from Kuching International Airport, Malaysia.

"The City of Kuching, is the capital and the most populous city in the state of Sarawak in Malaysia. It is also the capital of Kuching Division. The city is situated on the Sarawak River at the southwest tip of the state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo" (Wikipedia 2017).

Kuching has also won the "Top Destination on the Rise - Asia" from Tripadvisor website.

About Kuching (pdf)


Early-bird until 1 Jun’17
Normal Rate 2 Jun’17 – 2 Aug’17
On-site 3 & 4 Aug’17
Student IEEE Member
USD 300
USD 400
USD 450
Sudent Non-IEEE

USD 350

USD 450

USD 550

IEEE Member

USD 400

USD 500

USD 550

Non IEEE Member

USD 500

USD 550

USD 600

Additional Paper
USD 100
Drone Racing
RM 300 / USD 70
Booth Exhibition (Sponsor)
RM 500 / USD 120
Cultural Tour
RM 300 / USD 70
Observer (Lunch Included)

RM 100

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