Friday, May 9, 2008

NCITE 2008

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

Sixth National Conference on Information Technology EducationNCITE 2008, UP Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, October 23-24, 2008, http://www.psite.org.ph/

The National Conference on Information Technology Education (NCITE) provides a venue to present innovative ideas, approaches, developments and results of research projects in the areas of Information Technology and Technology-based Education. The conference also promotes the exchange of information between researchers, faculty, administrators, and I.T. practitioners.

NCITE 2008 is organized by the Philippine Society of I.T. Educators Incorporated (PSITE, Inc.) in cooperation with the University of the Philippines - Los Baños and PSITE Region IV Chapter.
Main groups of conference topics include but are not limited to:

Information Technologies in Education:
· Collaborative Learning
· Courseware Development
· Distance Learning
· E-Learning
· Knowledge-Based Systems
· Learning & Content Management Systems
· Web-Based Learning

Information Systems:
·Decision Support System
·Expert Systems
·Management Information Systems
·Multimedia Systems

Special Topics:
· Algorithms
· Bioinformatics
· Computer Graphics and Animation
· Computer Security and Cryptography
· Digital Divide
· Grid Computing
· Machine Learning and Computer Vision
· Mobile Applications
· Networked Systems
· Pervasive Computing
· Robotics
· Software Engineering
· Virtualization
· Web Applications

SUBMISSION

Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished full research papers for presentation at NCITE 2008. The Conference Review Policy requires that each submitted paper will be peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers for inclusion in the conference program and CD-ROM proceedings. A review of all papers is undertaken by the members of the Paper Review Committee to determine the outstanding paper award. One author per paper is required to register and attend the conference to present the paper if accepted.

The full papers are due by August 31, 2008. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by September 15, 2008 via e-mail. Final version of the paper and presentation slides will be due by October 1, 2008. All manuscripts and slides must be submitted electronically, in PDF format and formatted using the ACM templates available at http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/template.html. A maximum of fifteen pages, including an abstract of up to 200 words will be allowed for each accepted paper in the proceeding. Email your manuscripts and slides (in PDF) to ncite2008@gmail.com.

IMPORTANT DATES
For authors, please note the following dates:
Paper Submission: August 31, 2008
Authors Notified: September 15, 2008
Early Registration / Author Confirmation: September 30, 2008
Revised Paper and Slides Submission: October 1, 2008
Conference Dates: October 23-24, 2008
Authors will be responsible for their travel and living expenses.
The conference CD-ROM will contain the full paper and slides of all research papers presented and will be distributed free-of-charge to all conference participants.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please direct questions regarding research papers to ncite2008@gmail.com.

CONFERENCE FEE

The conference fee is P3,500.00, which covers accommodation, food, and materials. A discount of P300.00 is given for payments made on or before September 22, 2008.

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