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HCist 2016 : International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies


When Oct 5, 2016 - Oct 7, 2016
Where Porto, Portugal
Submission Deadline Apr 4, 2016
Notification Due May 22, 2016
Final Version Due Jun 11, 2016
Categories    information systems   information technologies   e-health   health care

Call For Papers

HCist 2016 – Call for papers
An AIS affiliated conference
Porto, Portugal
October 5-7, 2016


It is our great pleasure to invite you to HCist – International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies, an AIS Affiliated Conference, which will be held in Porto, one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal and Europe (Porto's historical centre is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

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

Submission deadline: April 4, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: May 22, 2016
Final Submission due date: June 11, 2016

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

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their manuscript electronically at the Conference webpage ( until April 4, 2016.

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 six and eight 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 papers accepted as full or short papers will be published in the conference proceedings to be published by Elsevier as a Procedia Computer Science volume (which is indexed by Scopus and ISI Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index) and will be available on Sciverse ScienceDirect. Poster papers and industry papers will be published in a conference book of abstracts, industry and poster papers (with ISBN).

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

---------- Venue

Porto is one of the oldest tourist destinations in Europe and benefits from a privileged geographic location, complemented by a modern transport and communications network. The richness of its monumental and artistic heritage, Port Wine, numerous leisure facilities and its cultural attractions invite you to visit this contemporary and inspired city well-known for its hospitality. Learn more
Promotional webpages about Porto and the North of Portugal provided by the ‘Porto and the North of Portugal Promotion Bureau’.
Oportonity City / Porto / Norte Portugal
Porto - European Best Destination 2014

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