[AISWorld] HCist 2015 - International Conf. on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies | Algarve, Oct. 2015 | CALL FOR PAPERS

Maria Manuela Cruz Cunha mcunha at ipca.pt
Thu Mar 5 19:45:00 EST 2015

HCist 2015
International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies 
an AIS affiliated conference
Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October 7-9, 2015 

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

Submission deadline: April 3, 2015
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: May 17, 2015 
Final Submission due date: June 12, 2015

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

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their manuscript electronically at the Conference webpage (http://hcist.scika.org) until April 3, 2015.

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 accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings to be published by Elsevier as a Procedia Computer Science series (which is indexed by Scopus and ISI Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index) and will be available on Sciverse ScienceDirect. 

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 http://hcist.scika.org

----------  Committees and Keynote speaker

Keynote speaker:
     -  Rodney Turner, SKEMA Business School, Université Lille Nord de France, France 

Conference Chairs:
     -  Ricardo Correia, University of Porto, Portugal
     -  Alexander Berler, Gnomon Informatics, Chair of HL7 Hellas, Greece

Advisory Board Chairs:
     -  Rui Rijo, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
     -  Ricardo Martinho, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

Program Chair:
     -  Domingos Alves, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Organization Chair:
     -  António Cunha, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal


We look forward to welcoming you in our beautiful Vilamoura, Algarve, next October.


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