We invite you to submit high-quality articles that describe significant, original and unpublished results related to but not limited to any of the following topics:

  • Life Sciences
  • Earth and Construction Sciences
  • Energy and Mechanics
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Computer Science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Human and Social Science
  • Security and Defense
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Petrochemical Engineering
  • Economic and Administrative Sciences
  • Link with Society
  • Any other topic not covered in the regular topics

We strongly recommend to present your submissions in the section structure as follows (IMRaD):

  • Introduction
  • Material and Method
  • Results and Discussions 
  • Conclusions 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMRAD


Important Dates

  • Paper Submission Deadline: August 23, 2020 August 30, 2020.
  • Author’s Notification: September 20, 2020 September 30, 2020.
  • Camera Ready: September 27, 2020 October 11, 2020.
  • Author’s Registration (Online): September 13, 2020 September 20, 2020.

Submissions

Thematic areas (1):

  • Energy and Mechanics
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Computer Science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Security and Defense
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Petrochemical Engineering

Scientific papers and state-of-art/review/systematic literature on all conference topics should be formatted according to the Springer CS Proceedings (LNCS) format. 

  • The papers must be written in English (12-15 pages; including figures and references).
  • Authors must remove personal details and any other information that allows revealing their identity.
  • It is recommendable five authors as a maximum per paper.
  • Paper content must be original and relevant to one of the many conference topics.
  • Papers must be sent in PDF.
  • Authors are required to ensure the accuracy of quotations, citations, diagrams, maps, and tables.
  • Figures and tables need to be placed where they are to appear in the text and must be clear and easy to view.
  • Papers must follow format according to the downloadable Word or Latex template. Information for Authors of Springer Computer Science Proceedings
  • Papers should be formatted according to the downloadable template:

Thematic areas (2):

  • Life Sciences
  • Earth and Construction Sciences
  • Human and Social Science
  • Economic and Administrative Sciences

Scientific articles and states of art / systematic reviews of the literature on all conference topics should be prepared according to the format of the following associated journals: Test Engineering and Management

  • Articles must be written in English (10-12 pages; including figures and references).
  • Authors must remove personal details and any other information that allows revealing their identity.
  • It is recommendable five authors as a maximum per paper.
  • The content of the article must be original and relevant to one of the conference topics.
  • Papers must be sent in PDF.
  • Authors are required to ensure the accuracy of quotations, citations, diagrams, maps, and tables.
  • Figures and tables need to be placed where they are to appear in the text and must be clear and easy to view.
  • Papers must be formatted according to the downloadable template:

Thematic areas (3):

  • Link with Society

Scientific articles and states of art / systematic reviews of the literature on all conference topics should be prepared according to the format: Revista Vinculos – ESPE

  • Articles must be written in English or Spanish.
  • The content of the article must be original and relevant to one of the conference topics.
  • Papers must be sent in Microsoft Word DOC format.
  • Please see the Author’s guidelines.

Submissions that do not comply with the above guidelines may be rejected without review.

Papers must be submitted through the conference EasyChair submission site in PDF format.

Evaluation

At least three regular PC members will review each paper. The acceptance decisions will take into account paper novelty, technical depth, elegance, practical or theoretic impact, and presentation:

  • Soundness: The contributions should be supported by the rigorous application of appropriate research methods.
  • Significance: The authors are expected to argue the relevance and usefulness of their research and discuss the novelty through a comparison with related works.
  • Novelty: The contributions should be original and explained clearly and correctly concerning state-of-the-art.
  • Replicability: The contributions will take into account the extent to which sufficient information is available to support the full or partial independent replication of the claimed findings.
  • Presentation Quality: The submissions are expected to meet high standards of presentation, including the English language, avoiding ambiguities, clearly readable figures and tables, and respect of the formatting instructions.

Moreover, all submissions will be screened by using iThenticate to avoid any plagiarism cases.

Publication (Post-Conference) and Indexing

CIT 2020 proceedings will be published at some partner journals indexed by SCOPUS.

Presentation

The CIT 2020 official language is English. However, authors may present their papers in Spanish by using slides in English.

If authors are unable to attend the conference and present their papers, they should contact the program chair so that substitute arrangement can be done, e.g., virtual presentation.

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