The 1st International Workshop on Data Science & Optimization

International Workshop on Data Science & Optimization (WDSO’18) will be held at Faculty of Sciences, Kenitra, Morocco on April 04th and 05th 2018.


Faced with the exponential increase of data analysis and processing in big data, the Data Science and Optimization are now essential approaches for decision-making. They profoundly affect many sectors of activity from engineering design to economics including the medical industry, e-commerce, the finance industry, Internet of Things, telecom, logistics, meteorology, cartography, aeronautics,…

This workshop offers a real opportunity to bring together scientists of different disciplines, discuss new issues, tackle complex problems and find advanced solutions breeding new trends in data science and optimization with their related areas.


Paper topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Probability theory
  • Inferential statistics
  • Machine learning
  • IT (security, architecture…)
  • Law and ethics
  • Empirical and Theoretical Research in metaheuristics, such as :
    • Evolutionnary algorithms
    • Cultural algorithm
    • swarm intelligence
    • Fireworks algorithm
    • Cuckoo Search Algorithm
    • Bees Colony Optimization
  • Industrial Applications of metaheuristics in transportation, such as:
    • health care
    • bioinformatics
    • planning and scheduling
    • production and operations management
    • economics, marketing
    • telecommunications
    • multi-objective
    • stochastic
    • dynamic problems and new challenge problems


Papers must be prepared using the template in MS Word or LaTeX  (12-15 pages) and submitted electronically in PDF format via the Easychair system. Click here to submit a new paper.

Furthermore, authors of high quality papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work for potential publication in a special issue/section of an international journal.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: January 21st,2018 January 31st,2018
Acceptance notification: February 19th, 2018
Camera ready copy due: February 25th, 2018
Conference dates April 04th and 05th, 2018


Prof. KAICER Mohammed, FS, UIT, Kenitra , Morocco

Program Committee

  • Rajae Aboulaich, EMI, UM V – Morocco
  • Abderrahmane Habbal, INRIA Sophia Antipolis – France
  • Rachid Oulad Haj Thami, ENSIAS, UM V – Morocco
  • Rachid Ellaia, EMI, UM V – Morocco
  • Imade Benelallam, ENSEA, – Morocco
  • Hanaa Hachimi Sbai, ENSA, UIT – Morocco
  • Fahd Idrissi Khamlichi, EMI, UM V – Morocco
  • Othman Abdoun, FP, UAE – Morocco
  • Patrick Siarry de l’Université Paris-Est Créteil – France
  • El Imarani Ameur Abdelhakim, FS, UM V – Morocco
  • Lamia Benameur, FS, University of Abdelmalek Essaadi – Morocco


Prof. KAICER Mohammed, FS, UIT, Kenitra , Morocco
E-mail : kaicer.m@gmail.com