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Cibersociedad 2017 : First International Congress Cibersociedad 2017


When Oct 16, 2017 - Oct 20, 2017
Where Varadero, Cuba
Submission Deadline Jun 30, 2017
Notification Due Jul 30, 2017
Final Version Due Sep 1, 2017

Call For Papers

The Union of Informatics Professionals of Cuba (UIC) calls for papers to the First International Congress “Cibersociedad 2017” to be held between 16 and 20 of October 2017 in the Hotel Meliá Marina en Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba.
Under the theme “Let's dream and act”, Cibersociedad 2017 locates a horizon to 2030 and focuses on what we should undertake today in Information and Communication Technologies to build this human-centered future dreamed. In this sense, it is aimed to the following society axes:
Economic Development
Environment and sustainability
Human Development
Culture and entertainment

Contributions to CS2017 will be welcome in the following ICT emergent themes:
Cloud Computing
Big data
Artificial Intelligence, smart machines and robotics
Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities
Virtual reality and augmented reality
Cognitive Intelligence
Enterprise and governmental architecture
Industry 4.0
Open data and standards, semantic Web
Emergent platforms for development (software and hardware)

Scientific contributions can be submitted by considering the following issues:
category (society axis/emergent theme)
names and surnames, institution, email
abstract (no more than 250 palabras)
key words (maximum 5)
MSWord or LibreOffice Writer, letter (8.5 x 11), until 10 pages, Arial 11.

Under a peer review mechanism, papers will be selected for scientific sessions and to be published in indexed journals. The Cuban Journal of Informatics Science will publish best papers in a special issue for Cibersociedad 2017.

Furthermore, Cibersociedad will include the following sessions:
1. The Solutions Fair encourages mobile applications, video-games, citizen services and other informatics and electronic applications which contribute to information society. Proposals should include:
Solution name
Solution type (mobile applications, video-games, applications, service, electronic product, other)
Authors (name(s), institution(s), email)
Executive abstract (no more than 500 words)
Photo or image of solution
URL (optional)

2. The First Meeting of Associations of Informatics Professionals will exchange on knowledge management, training, certification, accreditation, member services, innovation, public policies and commercialization, among other themes of common interest. It is open to societies and associations of informatics professionals worldwide.
3. The First Forum of ICT Civil Society is aimed to facilitate interaction between different stakeholders. Visual presentation is not required. Proposals will be open to debate cut-crossing themes for ICT civil society by considering the following issues:
Debate: a productive way to weigh opposing views on an issue and to assess the logical arguments supporting each view. The highest quality debates usually result from comparing two extreme positions. Time: 30 or 60 mins
Round Table: a shared interest, and carry out discussions without any previously planned agenda. There is no need for preparation before the session. Time 30 or 60 mins.
Panel: sessions where one needs to explain an emerging issue, or specific technical or legal features of an issue. Panels are also an effective way to compare and contrast the various positions of several main actors. Time 60 or 90 mins.

Proposals should include:
Session format (debate, round table, panel)
Coordinators (names(s) and surnames, affiliation and email)
Time (30, 60 or 90 minutes)
Theme (impact axes, emergent or any other theme interesting for the ICT community)
Proposal description (until 500 words)

4. Awards “Best ICT innovative solution” oriented to young people (until 35 years old). Fair Solution's proposals can be also evaluated for this award. Facilities for attendance of awarded persons will be offered. It should be filled the following issues:
Authors (name, affiliation, birth-date and email)
Motivation (What for?)
Solution approach and expected results
All contributions accepted will be published into the Memories of Cibersociedad 2017.
Proposals reception : 30 of June 2017
Notification for authors: 30 of July 2017
Final works: 01 of September 2017

Innovation Competition, Civil Society Forum, Solution Fair contributions and oral speakers from the First Association´s Professionals of Informatics.
Proposals reception : 30 of June 2017
Notification for authors: 30 of July 2017


Registration fees:
Cuban delegate (members)350.00 CUP
Foreign delegate 350.00 CUC
Students 100.00 CUC (under-graduated with accreditation)
Accompanied persons 100.00 CUC

Organizer Committee:
President: Dra.C Ailyn Febles Estrada, Presidenta UIC
Vice-president: Dra.C. Tatiana Delgado
Executive Secretary: MSc. Yanelis Sánchez
Scientific Committee President: Dra.C. Vivian Estrada
Forum of Civil Society Coordinator: Dra.C. Anaisa Hernández
Fair of Solutions Coordinator: MSc. Suilán Estévez
ICT Associations Meeting Coordinator TIC: MSc. Melchor Gil
Scientific Journal Coordinator: Dr. C. Rafael Bello
Innovation Award Coordinator: Dr.C Leonel Iriarte
Sponsorship: MSc. María Esther Alfonso
Courses Coordinators: Dr.C. Omar Correa
International relationships: Ing. Elaine Grenet
Informatics: Dr.C Orestes Febles
Accountability: MSc. Vivian Zugaza
Communication: Lic. David Vázquez/Lic. Susana Antón
Logistics: Lic. Alain Álvarez
Telecommunications: MSc. Ariel Bolaño

Official receptive (Agency Gaviota Tour): Lic. Meylin Sánchez
Official aeroline oficial (COPA AIRLINES): Lic. Nelson Cabrera
Online Payments (SolWays): Lic. Sergio Pimentel

Gaviota Tour agency:
Meylin Sánchez Santiesteban
Esp. Comercial de Eventos/ Dirección Comercial
Telf. +537 204 78 16
Gaviota Tours VENTAS
Ave. 47 No. 2833 e/ 28 y 34, Reparto Kohly, Playa, La Habana, Cuba. CP: 10400

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