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AACC 2017 : The International Conference of ICT for Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change


When Nov 22, 2017 - Nov 24, 2017
Where Popayán - Colombia
Submission Deadline Aug 15, 2017
Notification Due Aug 21, 2017
Final Version Due Sep 6, 2017
Categories    agriculture   computer science   bioinformatics   networking

Call For Papers

The International Conference of ICT for Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change (AACC'17) will be held at Popayán (Colombia) on November 22-24, 2017. This conference is organized by Inter-Institutional Network for Climate Change and Security Food of Colombia - RICCLISA.

Over the last decade the Informatics and communication technologies has emerged as technologies that support the agricultural production. This can be reflected in the multiple software applications that provide services to lessen the effects caused by diseases and pests in crops, or in the real-time monitoring of weather conditions and the water quality parameters used for production. This international conference will look at emerging problems and new ICT solutions to address the effects of climate change and climate variability agricultural sector, proposing common strategies and guidelines for incorporating risk management and adaptation to climate change.

AACC'17 brings together scholars and practitioners with common interest in the interdisciplinary fields of ICT applied to Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change. The conference provides an opportunity for participants to share knowledge and novel approaches in the application of information and communications technology to solutions that allow improving the agricultural production in climate change scenarios. These include decision support and early warning systems for agriculture, sustainable water management, predictive models of growth and crop production, land cover dynamics for agricultural systems, networking for supporting the adaptation of climate change and food security.

The (AACC'17) conference themes are the following (but are not limited to):

Track 1: Decision Support And Early Warning Systems For Agriculture
-Disaster management
-Smart agriculture
-Precision agriculture
-Automatic data acquisition systems
-Wireless sensor networks
-Ontologies for agriculture
-Quality data for agriculture
-Systems for prediction of disease or pests
-Digital image processing
-Data Fusion
-Geographic information systems

Track 2: Sustainable Water Management
-Resource management and planning
-Source water protection
-Water efficiency
-Water supply and project sustainability
-Analyzing the risk and impact on health by water pollution caused by agriculture

Track 3: Predictive Models Of Growth And Crop Production
-Interpreting soils for plant growth and crop production
-Analyzing climate and its effects on crop production
-Soil-Plant- Atmosphere Dynamics
-Crop genetics and physiology

Track 4: Land Cover Dynamics For Agricultural Systems
-Spatiotemporal land cover change
-Land cover modeling for forest & crop systems
-Remote sensing for agriculture analysis
-Trends in landcover time series
-Remote sensing for crop production & management
-Sensor integration for analysis in agriculture
-Meteorological data integration for agriculture
-Climate change impacts & evaluation in agriculture systems
-ENSO effects in agriculture systems

Track 5: Networking For Supporting The Adaptation Of Climate Change And Food Security
-Using social networks
-Blogging research and outcome highlights
-e-learning communities
-Social media

The conference proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC) volumes. When formatting papers, please refer to the Springer-Verlag web site, and strictly follow the Instructions to AISC Authors.

Submissions must not exceed 10 to 16 pages (Full papers) and 7 to 9 pages (short papers).

Authors of selected papers of AACC’17 will be invited to submit extended versions of their works to a special issue of International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Information Systems (IJAEIS), Revista de ingenierías Universidad de Medellin, Revista Biotecnología en el Sector Agropecuario y Agroindustrial.


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