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NITC 2014: ICT for Inclusive Development – Call for Papers

Friday, 13 Jun 2014

The 32nd National Information Technology Conference (NITC) themed “ICT for Inclusive Development” organized by The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL), will be held from 25th -27th August 2014 in Colombo Sri Lanka.

This annual Information and Communication Technology Conference is intended toprovide a forum for policy makers, public and private sector ICT practitioners and academia to keep up to date with technology trends and to discover opportunities for the private sector in the process of inclusive development and avenues for public-private partnerships in the march towards realizing the ICT objectives in the post Millennium Development Goals (MDG) era.

The NITC 2014 Conference will develop a charter “ICT for Inclusive Development beyond MDGs: Policy Objectives and Targets for Vision 2020 in the Commonwealth” which is intended to be submitted as recommendations for setting ICT Objectives in the Commonwealth, to the Chair in Office of the Commonwealth.

CSSL is pleased to invite papers from academia and policy makers in Commonwealth member countries to be presented at the conference. The Conference will engage in a dialogue that examines a broad range of topics within the spirit of its theme. The papers shall be submitted in the following areas but are not limited to the suggested list below.

  • ICT for Societal Challenges
  • Public Service Innovations through ICT
  • Digital Ecosystems for public-private citizen service delivery
  • Mobile/Telecom/Broadband inclusion
  • Entrepreneurship in the ICT sector
  • Software Technologies
  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Information Security
  • IT Governance and Assurance
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Cloud Computing and Cloud Security
  • Social Networks
  • Next Generation Networking and the Internet
  • ICT Human Capital Development
  • E-Health / E-Education
  • E-Tourism (Tourism powered by ICT)
  • ICT and Design
  • Digital Cities
  • Sustainable ICT
  • Digital inclusion of differently abled NITC

All submitted papers will be peer reviewed by a highly qualified panel of reviewers. Accepted papers will be published in the printed copy and the CD versions of the proceedings. The proceedings will also be published in the web for full open access.

The authors are requested to submit full paper before 30th May 2014 (not exceeding six pages) of their original and unpublished work along with a short biography of the authors(s) together with their contact details to papers@cssl.lk

The author guidelines will be available at http://www.nitc.lk/ . The Best Conference Paper Award will be awarded to the best paper selected from the papers presented at the conference.

Important Dates

Submission of Full Paper - 30th May 2014

Notification of feedback - 30th June 2014

Submission of final (camera-ready) version - 7th July 2014

The expired submission deadline is not an impediment to ongoing submissions.

Click here for Instructions for Formatting Papers.