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HCist 2014 : HCist - International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies


When Oct 15, 2014 - Oct 17, 2014
Where Troia (Lisbon area), Portugal
Submission Deadline Apr 25, 2014
Notification Due May 19, 2014
Final Version Due Jun 10, 2014
Categories    ehealth   health care   information systems   telemedicine

Call For Papers

HCIST 2014
International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies,
an AIS affiliated conference
Troia, Portugal, October 15-17, 2014

---------- Important dates

Submission deadline: April 10, 2014 »» extended April 25
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: May 19, 2014
Final Submission due date: June 10, 2014

---------- Submission types and guidelines

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their manuscript electronically at the Conference webpage ( until April 25, 2014.

Submissions can be made as full papers, short papers, poster papers and industry papers, and must strictly follow the submission guidelines available at the webpage:

- A full paper corresponds to a completed or finished research, including the discussion of research results (a full paper should have between seven and ten pages, considering the template and the guidelines provided at the conference webpage);

- A short paper introduces preliminary results of ongoing research (a short paper should be between four to six pages in length);
- A poster paper introduces initial research, ideas, and models at a discussion phase (a poster paper should be three pages in length);
- An industry paper presents practical approaches to research, applications, tools, solutions, etc., aligned with the conference scope and topics (its page length can vary between four and six pages).

All conference submissions will be double-blind and peer-to-peer reviewed.

---------- Proceedings and publications

Only original contributions will be accepted. Papers must not have been published before, and not be under review for any other conference or publication.

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings to be published by Elsevier as a Procedia Technology series and will be available on Sciverse ScienceDirect.

Like in previous editions, accepted full and short papers will be submitted for indexation in major indexes such as Thomson ISI and SCOPUS.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to extend the paper for publication in international journals and in edited books. For more detailed information, please visit

---------- Committees and Keynote speaker

General conference chairs:
- Ricardo Martinho, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
- Rui Rijo, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
Program Chair:
- Duminda Wijesekera, George Mason University, USA
Keynote speaker:
- Petra Schubert, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Organization Chair:
- Ricardo Correia, University of Porto, Portugal


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