SCI'2000


Subject: SCI'2000
From: vladik (vladik@cs.utep.edu)
Date: Thu Dec 30 1999 - 19:19:18 MET


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CALL FOR PAPERS

THE 4TH WORLD MULTICONFERENCE ON
SYSTEMICS, CYBERNETICS AND INFORMATICS
SCI'2000

July, 23-26, 2000

Orlando, Florida(USA)
Sheraton World

http://www.iiis.org/isas/

Honorary Presidents: Bela Banathy, Stafford Beer and George Klir
Program Committee Chair: William Lesso
General Chair: Nagib Callaos
Organizing Committee Chair: Belkis Sanchez

MAJOR THEMES

* Information Systems Development
* Information Systems Management
* Management Information Systems
* Virtual Engineering
* Mobile/Wireless Computing
* Communication Systems and Networks
* Emergent Computation
* Image,Acoustic,Speech and Signal Processing
* Computing Techniques
* Human Information Systems
* Education and Information Systems
* Control Systems
* Economic and Financial Systems
* SCI in Biology and Medicine
* SCI in Psychology, Cognition and Spirituality
* Conceptual Infrastructure of SCI
* Natural Resources
* Human Resources
* Globalization, Development and Emerging Economies
* SCI in Art

ACADEMIC AND SCIENTIFIC CO-SPONSORS

WOSC: World Organization on Systemics and Cybernetics (France)
The Centre for Systems Studies (UK)
Systems Society of Poland
Society Applied Systems Research (Canada)
Slovenian Artificial Intelligence Society
Simon Bolivar University (Venezuela)
Polish System Society (Poland)
Italian Society of Systemics
ISSS: International Society for the Systems Sciences (USA)
ISI: The International Systems Institute (USA)
IFSR: International Federation of Systems Research (Austria/USA)
IEEE / Latinamerica
Cybernetics and Human Knowing: A Journal of Second Order Cybernetics and
Cybersemiotics (Denmark)
CUST, Engineer Science Institute of the Blaise Pascal University (France)
Concurrency and Architecture Group, the Telematics Engineering
Departament of
  The Univesity of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, Spain.

ORGANIZED BY THE IIIS

The International Institute of Informatics and Systemics.

ACTIVE PARTICIPATION

Those interested in participating in the:
Organization of Invited Session(s)
Organization of a Focus Symposium
Reviewing Process
Conference Promotion
Recommending Scholars/Researchers for Active Participation and/or for
Papers Submissions.
Proposing Organizations/Institutes/Universities as Academic/Scientific
Co-sponsors.
Please contact the General Chair Professor Nagib Callaos: ncallaos@callaos.com
                                                          ncallaos@aol.com
                                                          ncallaos@aol.com

nacallao@telcel.net.ve

PARTICIPANTS

Participation of both researchers and practitioners is strongly encouraged.
Papers may be
submitted on: research in science and engineering, case studies drawn on
professional
practice and consulting, and position papers based on large and rich
experience gained
through executive/managerial practices and decision-making. For this
reason, the
Program Committee is conformed according to the criteria given above.

TYPES OF SUBMISSION ACCEPTED

 1.Papers
   * Research
   * Review
   * Position
   * Report
 2.Panel Presentation, Workshop and/or Round Table Proposals
 3.New Topics and Invited Sessions Proposal(which should include a minimum
of 5 papers)
 4.Focus Sympsia(which should include a minimum of 15 papers)

EXTENDED ABSTRACTS AND PAPER DRAFTS SUBMISSION FORM

Extended abstracts or paper drafts should be sent according the following
format:

1. Major theme of the paper, according the major themes given above.
2. Paper title.
3. Extended abstract of 500 to 1500 words and/or paper drafts of 2000 to
5000 words, in English.
4. Author or co-authors with names, addresses, telephone number, fax number
and e-mail address.

Extended abstracts or paper drafts should be sent via Internet, as
attachments to e-mails addressed
to nacallao@telcel.net.ve and SCI2000@aol.com. Exceptionally, three
copies of extended abstracts or paper drafts
might be sent to the following postal mail address and/or faxed to the
following numbers:

IIIS
SCI '2000
7525 Karlov Avenue
Skokie, Illinois 60076

Fax Numbers:

1-407-8566274 (Orlando, USA)
58-2-9621519 (Caracas, Venezuela)

DEADLINES

February 2,2000 Submission of extended abstracts (500-1500 words)or paper
                    draft(2000-2500 words)
March 15, 2000 Acceptance notifications
April 20, 2000 Submission of camera/ready papers: hard copies and
electronic versions

PAPERS REVIEWING AND PUBLICATION

Submitted papers will be refereed. Accepted papers, which should not exceed
six single-
spaced typed pages, will be published by means of paper and electronic
proceedings. The
full paper should be sent via Internet and by means of diskette and
photoready
hard copies of artwork, not later than April 20, 2000.

Best papers will be selected for awards and recommended for journal
publications.

Multiple author books will be published by iiis, based on best-invited
sessions, best focus
symposia or best mini-conferences.

INVITED SESSIONS

To organize an invited session for SCI'2000, the following steps are
suggested:

1) Identify a special topic is in the scope of SCI'2000. You may contact the
General chair,the Program Chair or other program committee members, on the
suitability of the topic, if
it is not included in the Conference Program.
2) Contact the General Chair for the invited session acceptation
3) Contact researchers or practitioners in your field to see if they can
contribute a paper to your proposed session and attend SCI'2000.
4) Collect the extended abstracts or the paper drafts from each perspective
invitee.
5) Write a summary (1-2 page) on the session's significance and coherence of
the invited/selected papers.

Mail the invited session proposal including a summary and a copy of all
abstracts before,
February 29,2000 to Professor Nagib Callaos, the General Chair.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Integrated by (210) prestigious scholars/researchers from 54 countries.
Details can be found in the conference web (http://www.iiis.org/isas/) page
or asking for a detailed Call For Papers, via e-mail.

CONFERENCE FEES

The conference fees will be $330 before April 20, 2000 and $380 after April
20, 2000.This fee will include:

* A CD-ROM version of the Proccedings
* One volumen of the hard copy version of the Conference Proceeding.
  (Other volumes will be available with a 30% of discount for participants)
* Coffee breaks
* Welcome Reception

CONFERENCE CONTACTS

Prof. Nagib Callaos (General Chair)
E -mails: ncallaos@ usb.ve(Academic)
          ncallaos@ aol.com(Personal)
          ncallaos@ Callaos.com(Business)
          ncallaos@ IIIS.com(IIIS)

USA Phone: +1
USA Fax: +1 (407) 856-6274
Venezuela Tel/Fax (office): +58 (2) 962-1519
Venezuela Tel/Fax (home): +58 (2) 963-8852

Conference Secretariat
scio98@ cantv.net

Other contacts and More details can be found at the
Conference web page (http://www.iiis.org/isas/). Answers to
specific questions can be requested also by e-mail.

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