Call for Proposals

The School of Computer Information Systems at Virginia International University invites
proposals for the

 International Conference

On Computing and Technology

Innovative Computing Applications: Research results and
industrial experiences

To be held November 1- 2, 2018 on VIU’s campus in Fairfax, VA

Theme 1: Cybersecurity and Networking

Theme 2:  Data Science and Business Intelligence

Theme 3: Software Engineering and Applications

Theme 4: Information Systems and Innovative Technologies


Submissions are welcome from across the following subject areas related to computing and information technology covered by this conference (but not limited to):

  • Internet of Things, Mobile Communication
  • Information Centric Networking,
  • Cloud Computing,
  • Big data,
  • Social Networking,
  • IP v6, Computer Architecture
  • Network Virtualization and Simulation Secure Networking
  • Applications of computer science in modeling,
  • Artificial Intelligence, Bio-informatics,
  • Object Oriented Programming Languages,
  • Computer Vision,
  • Computer Graphics and Multimedia,
  • Data Communication and Computer Networks,
  • Software Engineering,
  • System Security and Control, Information Security,
  • Information Systems,
  • E-commerce and E-governance,
  • Computing in Energy Technology,
  • Computing in Convergence Service/Technology,
  • Computing in Health care,
  • Data Mining,
  • Database Systems,
  • Distributed and Parallel Systems,
  • Computer Games and Animation,
  • High performance and Next Generation Computing,
  • Human Computer Interaction,
  • Internet and Web Applications,
  • Knowledge and Data Engineering,
  • Computational Linguistic,
  • E-Learning,
  • Mobile computing,
  • Societal and Ethical Aspects of Computing,
  • Robotics,
  • Sensors,
  • Business Aspects of Convergence IT,
  • Ubiquitous Computing,
  • Information-centric networking (ICN) and Network Virtualization.

Poster presentations, and panel sessions should be submitted by  October 1, 2018. Papers and presentations are invited from all areas of computer science from both academicians and practitioners. Proposals for workshops and poster presentations are also welcomed.

Abstracts should be no more than 400 words in length and should include a description of research design and/or the data, key findings, and implications for the theoretical debate or practice of the discipline. The abstract should also indicate the relevance of the presentation to one of the 6 conference strands and explicitly outline 3-4 intended conclusions for the audience. In addition to the abstract, applicants are required to submit a short biography.

For a colloquium or panel discussion, the organizers should submit a single abstract on behalf of the group, devoting 200 words to the overall theme and intended outcomes and 100 words to each paper or panelist included. Titles of presentations should be no more than 15 words. Each panel should list the following components: panel title, panel abstract (200 words) chair, discussant, presentation titles with short summary of the main findings (100 words each).

Submission Procedures:

Upon receipt and review of the required proposals, if accepted, author(s) will be asked to submit a shorter summary for inclusion in the conference program. Summaries for papers, posters, and workshops should be no longer than 50 words. Summaries for colloquia and panel discussions should be no longer than 100 words.

For presenters who wish to have their manuscripts published, please submit a final version of the paper for inclusion in the conference proceedings. Full papers must be submitted by October 20, 2018.

Important Dates:

Call for Papers Opens May 1, 2018
Abstract Submission Due August 15, 2018
Notification of Acceptance September 1, 2018
Full Paper Submission October 20, 2018
Final Registration Deadline November 1, 2018