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CONISOFT 2020 : The 8th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Innovation


When Nov 4, 2020 - Nov 6, 2020
Where Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Submission Deadline May 22, 2020
Notification Due Jul 10, 2020
Final Version Due Aug 14, 2020
Categories    software engineering   formal methods   trends in software engineering   empirical software engineering

Call For Papers

The 8th International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Innovation (CONISOFT 2020) will be held in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico on November 4-6, 2020. The aim of the conference is to bring together practitioners and researchers from academia, industry and government to advance the state of the art in Software Engineering, as well as generate synergy between academia and industry to define an agenda for collaboration to support and promote the development of the software industry in México and at the international level. Papers that combine theory and practice in Software Engineering are especially welcome.

If required, in this edition we will be allowing virtual presentations for international authors.

Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE
Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society

Submission Guidelines
The following paper categories are welcome:

Track 1: Scientific papers (original research, basic and experimental).
Track 2: Teaching experiences.
Track 3: Emerging works: Papers describing works that are at an early stage of the investigation.
Track 4: Industry experience: papers (situations experienced in the industry, success stories).
Paper length: Works of all the categories will be submitted as full papers, from 6 pages and up to 10 pages.
Papers must be original works, not have been published before, nor subjected simultaneously to other events.

Submitted papers will be evaluated by an international technical committee composed of renowned researchers and professionals, which can be consulted in the Web site of the conference.

Paper structure:
The characteristics of the types of works and their structure can be consulted in the Web site of the conference. To prepare your paper, please use the “guide for authors” of the IEEE Computer Society editorial board:

Or download the template from:


Please submit a blinded version of your paper with no authors' details. Be aware that papers must be consistent and remain in the language originally submitted (English or Spanish.)
For paper submission please visit the EasyChair link:

List of Topics
1. Core themes:
• Requirements engineering.
• Systems modeling: languages, mechanisms of formalization.
• Architecture and software design.
• Models and quality systems.
• Process models.
2. Empirical Software Engineering:
• Empirical Methods.
• Statistical Methods and Measurement
• Simulation Methods.
• Missing Data in Software Engineering.
• Experimentation in Software Engineering.
• Human Factors in Software Engineering.
3. Formal methods:
• Theoretical basis for software engineering.
• Formal methods for software engineering.
• Experimental evaluation and validation.
• The split between industry practice and academic research.
4. Trends in Software Engineering:
• Construction of complex systems: recommendation systems.
• Software engineering for very small mobile software applications and context, and very large software ecosystems.
• Modeling and knowledge management.
• Support methodologies: agents-based methodologies, natural language processing, machine learning.
• Software Engineering for Cloud Computing,
• Big Data, Social Computing.
5. Interaction with other disciplines:
• User-centered design: human-computer interaction, usability engineering.
• Social Issues in software engineering: psychology, sociology.

CONISOFT 2018 is promoted by the Mexican Thematic Network of Software Engineering (“Red Temática Mexicana de Ingeniería de Software”, In Spanish) integrated by the following universities:

Universidad Autonoma de Baja California,
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico,
Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi,
Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan,
Universidad Veracruzana,
Instituto Tecnologico de Hermosillo,
Universidad Tecnologica de la Mixteca,
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana,
Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez,
Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas,
Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla.
Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa

Standing Committee
Hanna Oktaba, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
Reyes Juárez Ramírez, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (México)
Alain Abran, École de Technologie Supérieure - Université du Québec (Canada)
Mario Piattini Velthuis, Universidad de Castilla – La Mancha (Spain)
Organizing committee
Guadalupe Ibargüengoitia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
Brenda Leticia Flores Ríos, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (México)
Omar Salvador Gómez Gómez, E.S. Politécnica de Chimborazo (Ecuador)
César Arturo Guerra García, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (México)
Carlos Mario Zapata Jaramillo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Colombia)
Carlos Alberto Fernández y Fernández, Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca (México)
Jorge Aguilar Cisneros, UPAEP (México)
Francisco Valdés Souto, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
Samantha Paulina Jiménez Calleros, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (México)
Alan David Ramírez Noriega, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa (México)

Technical Committee
In this edition, the Technical Committee is integrated by high qualified researchers in the area of Software Engineering and close related disciplines.

Please, see this link for more information about the Technical Committee:

General Chair: Reyes Juárez Ramírez (México); María de los Ángeles Navarrete Marneou CONISOFT co-chair, (México)

(a) Accepted papers in English will be submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore and other indexing databases.

(b) Accepted papers in Spanish will be integrated and published in the indexed journal Abstraction & Applications.

(c) Based on the quality of the submissions, we are considering publishing best papers in a post-conference special issue in the Journal: Programming and Computer Software*.

* The post-conference publication could require an additional payment to the editorial. Authors will be required to provide expanded versions of their submissions, which will undergo an additional review process for inclusion in the special issue.

CONISOFT 2020 is hosted by the Instituto Tecnológico de Chetumal (Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico)

Chetumal is a city on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The Museum of Mayan Culture explores the region’s indigenous history. Several landmarks, including the Flag Promenade obelisk, dot waterfront Boulevard Bahía. North on Chetumal Bay, the Manatee Sanctuary is home to manatees, crocodiles and turtles. To the west are the Mayan ruins of Kohunlich, Dzibanché and Kinichná.

The city is situated on the western side of Chetumal Bay, near the mouth of the Río Hondo. Chetumal is an important port for the region and operates as Mexico's main trading gateway with the neighboring country of Belize. Goods are transported via a road connecting Chetumal with Belize City to the south, and also via coastal merchant ships. There is a commercial airport, Chetumal International Airport, with airline service.


Reyes Juárez Ramírez (General Chair)
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California,
Facultad de Ciencias Químicas e Ingeniería,
Calzada Universidad 14418, Parque Industrial
Internacional Tijuana, Tijuana, B.C.
C.P. 22390, México. Tel.: +52 664 9797500, ext. 54335

María de los Ángeles Navarrete Marneou (Co-Chair)
Instituto Tecnológico de Chetumal
Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

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