*** Proceedings published by Springer and indexed by ISI, Scopus, EI-Compendex, 
DBLP, etc.

ICITS'18 - The 2018 International Conference on Information Technology & Systems
           Peninsula de Santa Elena, Ecuador, 10 - 12 January 2018


ICITS'18 - The 2018 International Conference on Information Technology & 
Systems (http://www.icits.me/), to be held at Península de Santa Elena, 
Ecuador, 10 - 12 January 2018, is an international forum for researchers and 
practitioners to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, 
results, experiences and concerns in the several perspectives of Information 
Technology & Systems.

We are pleased to invite you to submit your papers to ICITS'18. They can be 
written in English, Spanish or Portuguese. All submissions will be reviewed on 
the basis of relevance, originality, importance and clarity.



Submitted papers should be related with one or more of the main themes proposed 
for the Conference:

A) Information and Knowledge Management (IKM);

B) Organizational Models and Information Systems (OMIS);

C) Software and Systems Modeling (SSM);

D) Software Systems, Architectures, Applications and Tools (SSAAT);

E) Multimedia Systems and Applications (MSA);

F) Computer Networks, Mobility and Pervasive Systems (CNMPS);

G) Intelligent and Decision Support Systems (IDSS);

H) Big Data Analytics and Applications (BDAA);

I) Human-Computer Interaction (HCI);

J) Ethics, Computers and Security (ECS)

K) Health Informatics (HIS);

L) Information Technologies in Education (ITE);



Submitted papers (until 10-page limit) must comply with the format of Advances 
in Intelligent Systems and Computing series (see Instructions for Authors at 
Springer Website or download a DOC example) be written in English, Spanish or 
Portuguese, must not have been published before, not be under review for any 
other conference or publication and not include any information leading to the 
authors’ identification. Therefore, the authors’ names, affiliations and 
bibliographic references should not be included in the version for evaluation 
by the Scientific Committee. This information should only be included in the 
camera-ready version, saved in Word or Latex format and also in PDF format. 
These files must be accompanied by the Consent to Publication form filled out, 
in a ZIP file, and uploaded at the conference management system.

All papers will be subjected to a “double-blind review” by at least two members 
of the Scientific Committee.

Based on Scientific Committee evaluation, a paper can be rejected or accepted 
by the Conference Chairs. In the later case, it can be accepted as paper or 

The authors of papers accepted as posters must build and print a poster to be 
exhibited during the Conference. This poster must follow an A1 or A2 vertical 
format. The Conference can includes Work Sessions where these posters are 
presented and orally discussed, with a 7 minute limit per poster.

The authors of accepted papers will have 15 minutes to present their work in a 
Conference Work Session; approximately 5 minutes of discussion will follow each 



To ensure that an accepted paper is published, at least one of the authors must 
be fully registered by the 20th of October 2017, and the paper must comply with 
the suggested layout and page-limit (until 10 pages). Additionally, all 
recommended changes must be addressed by the authors before they submit the 
camera-ready version.

No more than one paper per registration will be published. An extra fee must be 
paid for publication of additional papers, with a maximum of one additional 
paper per registration. One registration permits only the participation of one 
author in the conference.

Papers written in English and accepted and registered will be published in 
Proceedings by Springer, in a book of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and 
Computing series, will  be submitted for indexation by ISI, EI-Compendex, 
SCOPUS and DBLP, among others, and will be available in the SpringerLink 
Digital Library.

Papers written in Spanish or Portuguese and accepted and registered will be 
published in Proceedings by AISTI and will be submitted for evaluation and 
possible indexation by ISI, EI-Compendex and SCOPUS.

The authors of the best selected papers will be invited to extend them for 
publication in international journals indexed by ISI, SCOPUS, EI-Compendex and 
DBLP, among others.



Paper Submission: September 6, 2017

Notification of Acceptance: October 13, 2017

Payment of Registration, to ensure the inclusion of an accepted paper in the 
conference proceedings: October 20, 2017.

Camera-ready Submission: October 20, 2017


ICITS'18 website: http://www.icits.me/



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