Cloud Based Communication: Cloud-Based Multimedia Content Sharing Network, Advanced Network Architecture Design for Cloud-Based Multimedia Delivery, Cooperative Schemes for Cloud-Based Multimedia Communications, Resource Management and Qos/Qoe Provisioning for Media Cloud, Data Security, Privacy and Reliability for Media Cloud, Transmission Standardization Activities Related to Media Cloud. Computing in Healthcare: Network Infrastructures, Architectures, and Protocols for E-Health, Pervasive Healthcare Systems, Big Data in Healthcare, Parallel and Distributed Systems in Healthcare, Data Mining in Healthcare. Intelligent Computing Systems and their Applications: Artificial Neural Networks, Fuzzy Systems, Genetic Algorithms, Machine Learning and Data Systems, Intelligent Computing System Architectures, Intelligent System Natural Language Processing, Soft Computing Approach, Network Approaches to Big Data Science, Bio-Inspired Intelligent Computing. Data Communication and Computer Networking: Cryptography and Networks, High Speed Networks, Mobile Computing, Mobile Networks & Wireless LAN, Optical Networking, Network Based Applications, Next Generation Web, Wireless Networks. VLSI Design and Automation: Communication Circuits, Device/Circuit Simulation, Digital Circuits and ASIC, Electronic System Level Design, Embedded Systems & VLSI, Low Power CMOS Design, Logic Synthesis and Physical Design, MEMS and Sensors Design, RF, Analog & Mixed-Signal Circuits.