Conference Overview

The 16th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET-2021) will be held in Islamabad, on 22-23 December 2021. It will be organized by Capital University of Science & Technology, Islamabad, in association with IEEE Islamabad Section. Proceedings of ICET 2021 conference will be published and the papers will also be available through IEEE Xplore® subject to meeting IEEE Xplore’s scope and quality requirements.

IEEE ICET is held every year and ICET 2021 will be the 16th in the series. It has become a prestigious technical conference with a scope covering new and exciting technologies and research areas, thereby inviting interest of a large audience.


Research contributions are expected from the participants, covering various disciplines under IEEE's domain, including technical papers, panel discussions and tutorials. For all submitted papers, the review criteria include significance of the problem, novelty, clarity, completeness, and accuracy.

Technical papers describing original, previously unpublished work, are solicited in the areas of communications, computers, control, electronics, information technology, power and in the relevant areas of interest

Call for Paper

Technical papers describing original, previously unpublished work, are solicited in the areas of communications, computers, control, electronics, information technology, power and in the relevant areas of interest including, but not limited to, the following:

Research Domain

  • Algorithms, Profiling and Optimization
  • Data Science and Big Data Analytics
  • Software Engineering, Testing and Reliability
  • Biosecurity and Data Protection
  • Web, Semantic Web and Ontologies
  • Biologically Inspired and Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Bio-Engineering and Bio-Informatics
  • Bio-logical Sciences and Technologies
  • Geo-Informatics
  • Language Processing and Compilers
  • Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Vision and Graphics
  • Speech, Image, Video and Signal Processing
  • ASIC and VLSI Design
  • Software-Hardware Co-Design and Reconfigurability

  • Automation, Control Systems and Mechatronics
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Communication Techniques and Systems
  • Heterogeneous Network Topologies and Configurations
  • Wireless, Mobile and Sensor Networks
  • IOT and Embedded Systems
  • Information Security and Cryptography
  • Electronic Devices, Circuits, Systems and MEMS
  • Radar, Electronic Warfare and Communication Intelligence
  • Electromagnetics and Optoelectronics
  • Nanotechnology and Quantum Computing
  • Power Systems and Alternate Energy Resources
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Robotics
  • The Sustainable Developmental Goals

Catalogue Numbers

Media Type Requested Part Number ISBN
XPLORE COMPLIANT CFP21617-ART 978-1-6654-9437-3

Camera Ready Paper Submission Guidelines

Formatting Instructions
All accepted papers will be given a maximum length of 6 pages (including figures, tables and references) in the conference proceedings. Please follow the formatting instructions given in the sample paper. Only papers in PDF format will be accepted.
Paper size: A4 (8.27 x 11.69 in).
A Camera-Ready Paper Template in MS-Word and LaTeX can be downloaded. Authors should use either of these tempates as a guide in the production of their Camera-Ready Paper in PDF format.

IEEE Xplore Compliance
The camera ready copy file must be an IEEE Xplore compliant PDF file. Please make sure that your PDF file passes the IEEE PDF eXpress compliance check. This is an IEEE requirement for the publication of the proceedings. All accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore subject to meeting IEEE Xplore’s scope and quality requirements.

To access the IEEE PDF eXpress verification site, go to . If you have used IEEE PDF eXpress before please login using “54505X” as the conference ID and your login details. If you are a new user, please click the “new user” link to create an account. Follow the provided instructions to check your PDF file.

The Access to PDF eXpress for paper conversion in PDF will be provided to authors of accepted papers starting from November 15, 2021. After you have prepared your camera ready IEEE Xplore compliant paper, please resubmit your paper through our online submission system along with screenshot of Pdf-Express Verification Result.

IEEE Copyright Form
Every paper must have an associated copyright form before the paper can be published. However, IEEE copyright form will be provided soon to the authors of accepted papers.

Authors of the accepted papers are advised to use their Corresponding Author Accounts in order to submit their camera-ready copies electronically. Login Details for the Corresponding Author Account can be availed by clicking here using the email address used for paper submission. The paper must be submitted in PDF format, complying with the IEEE guidelines as discussed above. Papers’ length should not exceed 6 pages, including figures and references. All accepted papers will be checked for similarity index.

Camera Ready Paper Submission Link


ICET 2021 will also emphasize on enhancing the applications and industrial perspective of latest technologies. In this connection, tutorials covering major areas of the conference shall be arranged. Tutorials will be given by renowned experts of the domain and will be designed to give latest knowledge of the respective area to the audience.

Conference Program

The authors were instructed to submit their papers through the website. The review process has been completed and there are a total 40 papers that have been accepted. All the papers have gone through a double blind peer review process conducted by the experts of the respective fields. Furthermore the authors were notified about all the comments of the reviewer. The final Conference program has been finalized. Click here for more details.

Send Manuscript

Paper Submission

Please read submission guidelines before submitting your manuscript

Manuscript Submission Link

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Organizing Committee

Patron Mian Amer Mahmood Co-Patron M. Mansoor Ahmed
General Chair Noor Muhammad Khan General Co-Chair Aamer Nadeem
Organizing Chair M. Abdul Qadir Organizing Co-Chair Fazal Ur Rehman
Sahar Fazal
Program Chair Aamer Iqbal Bhatti Program Co-Chair Arshia Amin
Umer Maqbool
Technical Program Chair Imtiaz Ahmed Taj Technical Program Co-Chair Abdul Basit
Wazir Zada Khan
Publication Chair Tahir Awan Publication Co-Chair Azhar Mahmood
Muhammad Waleed Farooq
Local Arrangements and
Registration Chair
Nayyar Masood Dar Local Arrangements and
Registration Co-Chair
Salman Ahmed
Publicity Chair Muhammad Ashraf Publicity Co-Chair Saira Ahmed
Qazi Abdul Moqueet
Finance Chair Masroor Ahmed Finance Co-Chair Nosherwan Khan
Workshops and Tutorials Chair Amir Qayyum Workshops and Tutorials Co-Chair Umer Amir Khan
Project Exhibition Chair Nadeem Anjum Project Exhibition Co-Chair Shaukat Iqbal Malik

Keynote Speakers

Important Dates

Due to large number of request, the submission deadline has been extended to Nov 12, 2021.

Manuscript Submission Deadline: Oct 15, 2021 Nov 12, 2021
Notification of Acceptance Nov 05, 2021 Nov 19, 2021
Registration & Camera Ready Submission Nov 29, 2021 Dec 05, 2021
Conference Dates Dec 22-23, 2021
Note: An early submission will be highly appreciated


Registration Fee


IEEE Members (Local) IEEE Members (International)
PKR 7000 USD 100
Non-IEEE Members (Local)Non-IEEE Members (International)
PKR 10000 USD 150


Professionals (Local)Professionals (International)
PKR 2000 USD 100
Students (Local)Students (International)
PKR 1000 USD 50

Payment Details

Account Title: Capital University of Science & Technology
IBAN: PK41BPUN6010004521200058
Bank Name: The Bank of Punjab, Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area Islamabad

For registration click here

  • In the wake of the current increasing COVID 19 cases, the organizing committee of the conference has decided:
    • To hold ICET-2021 virtually.
    • To waive off all the registration fee.
    • In this regard, the Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad will bear all the expenses pertaining to the virtual holding of the conference.

Contact Us

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