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FSW-UCIENCIA 2021 : IX International Workshop of Free Software -UCIENCIA 2021


When Oct 5, 2021 - Oct 7, 2021
Where Havana, Cuba
Submission Deadline May 31, 2021
Notification Due Jul 1, 2021
Final Version Due Aug 1, 2021

Call For Papers

IX International Workshop of Free Software

The University of Informatics Sciences (UCI) invites professionals linked to research and development activities in the field of Free Software to participate in the IX International Free Software Workshop, to be held at the Hotel Nacional, Havana, Cuba, from 5 to 7 October 2021, as part of the IV International Scientific Conference UCIENCIA 2021. In this edition, besides keeping its face-to-face format, the Organizing Committee has decided to include a virtual modality. .

With the aim of fostering a space for scientific and technical exchange of experiences and research on migration to Open Source applications and on the construction and customization of open source operating systems, the following topics are proposed:


Adoption of free software and open source technologies

Knowledge management in migration processes to free software and open source applications
Implementation of free technologies in the public and private sector
Maturity models for the selection of free technologies
Free software and sustainable development
Free software ecosystems

Building / customizing open source operating systems

Development of customized free operating systems
Embedded free software
Building GNU/Linux distributions
Free operating system security

Economic, Legal and Social Aspects

Economic feasibility studies for free software adoption
Applicable business models, entrepreneurship and social impact free software
Functional model of “open source” companies
Intellectual property, copyright and licensing of free technologies
Regulatory framework for the use of free software and technology transfer

Free Software Technologies

Free software for the cloud. OpenCloud
Open standards in developing solutions
Administration of telematic services and networks with free software
Infrastructure for DevOps environments with free software
Open source data management technologies. OpenData
Free software as a service, open source business applications
Experiences in video games, office suites, scientific applications, educational applications and health applications

Android and free operating systems for mobile devices

Application development using hybrid and/or native mobile technologies
Customization and development of ROMs
Business models and application monetization schemes for Android applications
Android ecosystem


Contributions in Spanish will be accepted, of no more than 10 pages, including illustrations, results, tables and references. The documents may be written using Microsoft Office Word, Open\Libre Office Writer or Latex, following the style guidelines of the Cuban Journal of Computer Science (RCCI).

The guidelines for general authors and the supporting template in Microsoft Office Word can be found at


Authors will be requested to submit their papers electronically through the EasyChair platform from the address

The papers received will be evaluated based on their originality, quality, meaning and relevance of their theoretical and/or practical contribution to the topic addressed. The evaluation process will be based on the double blind system of the received document. The decision made in the arbitration process is final and unappealable.

Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the Conference and a selection of these will be published in the Cuban Journal of Computer Science (RCCI).

The submission of works implies the will that at least one author of each work will register and defend his contribution in the Workshop, if accepted.

•Spanish and English.


Foreigns: $ 300.00 EUR (from March 15 to September 15)
$ 350.00 EUR (after September 15)
National: $ 3000 CUP

Includes: certificate of participation, accreditation module, publication in the proccedings, welcome cocktail and farewell dinner.

Virtual Modality

Foreigners: $ 75.00 EUR
Nationals: $ 400.00 CUP

It includes certificate of participation and publication in the conference proceedings.


A site to be disclosed soon will allow online payments, with the possibility of paying for the registration of one or various participants via the same transfer for greater convenience.
Check or cash at the time of accreditation.
Bank transfer.

M. Sc. Yurisbel Vega Ortiz, Pdt. Organizing Committee,
M. Sc. Niurvis Legrá Pérez, Pdt. Scientific Committee,
M. Sc. Miguel Angel Hernández de la Rosa
M. Sc. Yaniel Lázaro Aragón Barreda
Ing. Lissett Vidal Arias


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