Call for Events

Preamble

The 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems cordially invites you to consider contributing an Event (conference, symposium, workshop, consortium meeting, project dissemination meeting, special session, etc.). The FedCSIS multi-conference consists of a significant number of recurring Events and it welcomes proposals for new Events, until November 20, 2018. The Events can run over any span of time within the conference dates; from half-day to three days.

The FedCSIS Events provide a platform for bringing together researchers, practitioners, and academia to present and discuss ideas, challenges, and potential solutions on established or emerging topics related to research and practice in computer science and information systems.

The Events are selected based on the scientific/technical interest and/or their relevance to practitioners in their topics, the clarity of the proposal in addressing the requested information, the innovativeness of the Event topics, and the fit with the FedCSIS multi-conference program.

The FedCSIS 2018 – held in Poznań, Poland – attracted 349 papers, of which 74 were accepted as regular full papers (acceptance rate of approximately 21%). Some events accepted additionally regular short, position and communication papers. FedCSIS 2018 regular full and short papers are submitted to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, while position and communication papers have been published in a separate volumes of the Annals of Computer Science and Information systems series. Regular full and short papers are submitted for indexation in Clarivate Web of Science (where they have been indexed since 2012), as well as to other indexing services, e.g. Scopus, DBLP, etc.

Publications

FedCSIS preprints are published on a USB memory stick given to FedCSIS participants. Only papers presented during the conference are submitted to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library (or appear as position papers, published in a separate volume, which is not submitted to the IEEE), and posted at the conference WWW site. The IEEE Xplore DL proceedings are published with an ISBN, ISSN, IEEE Catalog and DOI numbers, under a nonexclusive copyright. Such copyright implies that Events' organizers can and, indeed, are strongly encouraged to invite extended and revised papers for post-conference publications in high-quality journals, edited volumes, etc. Position and Communication Paper volumes (separate as each category) are published with ISBN, ISSN and DOI numbers.

Event Proposals

Event proposals should include the following information (2 pages maximum):

  1. The nature of the Event.
  2. The title of the Event, and a clear description of the topic, including a brief justification.
  3. The complete contact information of the Event organizers, including a link to their personal websites, and an overview of previous experiences with organization of scientific events.
  4. Preliminary list of international PC members who have agreed to join (it is important that PC members come from many countries and constitute highly international community of experts in the subject area of the Event).
  5. Indication of the expected number of papers/attendees to attend the Event (taking into consideration the FedCSIS stringent acceptance rates for submitted papers).
  6. Information of expected post-Event publications, of extended and revised papers, in high-quality journals, edited volumes, etc.

Event organizers should email their proposals (in a single pdf file) by November 20, 2018 to the FedCSIS Secretariat at: secretariat@fedcsis.org

Organizational Rules

  1. Each Event is considered a satellite Event of FedCSIS. All basic information about the Event, including its Call for Papers and a link to the FedCSIS-provided Paper Submission System, is going to be published in a unified form on the FedCSIS website.
  2. The Event’s chair(s) may publish a more complete and up-to-date information on other websites, but all references to the Event must explicitly mention its association with the FedCSIS.
  3. The Event’s chair(s) should advertise their Event, to the best of their ability, through their own channels, and solicit submissions.
  4. The Event’s chair(s) manage the paper submission and reviewing processes according to the best practices and the process defined by the FedCSIS conference management system. Each Event will conduct submissions and reviewing as a track in the multi-track CMS system made available to events by the FedCSIS organizers.
  5. The paper submission formats are specified by the FedCSIS. The total length of a paper should be no less than 5 and not exceed 10 pages and should be formatted according to an IEEE style template made available to the authors from the FedCSIS site. Only papers submitted personally by the author(s) into the conference submission systems can be subjected to review and potential acceptance. Each paper will receive at least two reviews prior to the acceptance/rejection decision.
  6. The acceptance rate for all events should follow the guidelines established by the FedCSIS conference series Chairs.
  7. Registration of participants, and all financial and local arrangements are managed by the FedCSIS organizers, according to the principles highlighted below.
  8. All the due dates for paper submissions, author notifications, camera-ready submissions and registrations are the same for all FedCSIS Events. However, some deadlines may be extended based on justified requests by the Event’s chair(s).
  9. An Event with less than ten accepted papers/presentations is deemed to fall below the expectations for an autonomous Event. Subject to negotiations with the event’s organizers, such an Event may be cancelled or included as a special session within another thematically-close Event.
  10. The Event’s chair(s) ought to prepare the final program in a publishable format according to the formatting guidelines provided by the FedCSIS organizers.
  11. The Event’s chair(s) need to coordinate the Event sessions and stimulate discussion.

FedCSIS Secretariat

Email: secretariat@fedcsis.org

Important Dates

Submission of event proposal: November 20, 2018
Paper submission (sharp / no extension): May 14, 2019
Position paper submission: June 4, 2019
Author notification: June 25, 2019
Final paper submission and registration: July 10, 2019
Conference date: September 1-4, 2019

FedCSIS 2019 is organized by