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Conference name: 3rd International Congress on Cardiovascular Technologies - CARDIOTECHNIX 2015

Venue: Lisbon, Portugal

Event date: 16–17 November, 2015

Complete Papers Paper Submission: June 30, 2015 Authors Notification: September 1, 2015 Camera Ready and Registration: September 14, 2015

Position Papers Paper Submission: September 2, 2015 Authors Notification: October 6, 2015 Camera Ready and Registration: October 13, 2015

Scope: Technology has been essential for the advancement in cardiology diagnostic and treatment since the first accurate recording of the electrocardiogram and its development as a clinical tool in 1895, also the year of the discovery of X-rays by W.K.Röntgen, followed by ultrasound application for medical diagnosis by Dussik in 1941, and many other technologies. In the XXI century significant advances continue to be witnessed even more frequently and it seems evident that there is a very high potential of improving healthcare quality by combining medical knowledge in the area of cardiology with engineering technologies, especially those derived from communications, electronics and informatics. CONGRESS AREAS: Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas: 1. CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING 2. ELECTROCARDIOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING 3. SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES AND ADVANCED ROBOTICS 4. ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY: NEW PACING AND ABLATION TECHNICS 5. COMPUTING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN CARDIOLOGY

AREA 1: CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING  Echocardiography (3D, Intravascular Ultrasound, etc)  Magnetic Resonance Imaging  Computed Tomography Angiography  Coronary Catheterization  Positron Emission Tomography AREA 2: ELECTROCARDIOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING  Long Term ECG Monitoring  Implantable Holter  Risk Stratification Markers (Heart Rate Variability, Heart Rate Turbulence, etc)  Ventricular Repolarization Analysis  Blood Pressure Monitoring  Sleep Apnea Monitoring  Oxygen Saturation  Glycemic Prophile AREA 3: SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES AND ADVANCED ROBOTICS  Minimally-invasive Cardiac Valve Surgery  Intravenous Valve Replacement (TAVI)  Minimally Invasive Cardiac Revascularization  Ventricular Assistance Devices  Mechanical Hearts  Video-directed and Robotic Instruments for Surgery AREA 4: ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY: NEW PACING AND ABLATION TECHNICS  Wireless Pacemaker  Multisite CRT Pacing  CRT Optimization (Echo, RMN, Sonar)  Atrial Fibrillation Ablation (Radiofrequency vs Cryoablation)  Ventricular Arrhythmias Ablation Techniques  Robotic Navigation Systems (CARTO)  Subcutaneous Defibrillators  External Defibrillators AREA 5: COMPUTING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN CARDIOLOGY  Telemedicine, Real-time Cardiac Monitoring and Patient Management Systems  Home Monitoring in Heart Failure, Nursing Informatics  Remote Control of Implantable Devices  Mobile Devices and Ubiquity, Data Privacy and Security  Decision Support Systems, Remote Data Analysis  Ontologies and Knowledge Representation, Data Mining and Statistical Studies  Public Health Informatics, e-Learning and Education

Keynote Speaker CARDIOTECHNIX 2015 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.

CONGRESS CHAIR Rui César das Neves, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal

PROGRAM COMMITTEE http://www.cardiotechnix.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

CARDIOTECHNIX Secretariat Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.

            2910-595 Setúbal – Portugal

Tel.: +351 265 100 033 Fax: +44 203 014 8813 e-mail: cardiotechnix.secretariat@insticc.org Web: http://www.cardiotechnix.org/

The 8th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence – ICAART 2016[edit]

Conference name: The 8th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence – ICAART 2016

Venue: Rome, Italy

Event date: 24 - 26 February, 2016

Regular Papers Paper Submission: September 10, 2015 Authors Notification: December 2, 2015 Camera Ready and Registration: December 16, 2015

Position Papers Paper Submission: November 2, 2015 Authors Notification: December 4, 2015 Camera Ready and Registration: December 18, 2015

Workshops Workshop Proposal: September 11, 2015

Doctoral Consortium Paper Submission: December 3, 2015 Authors Notification: December 11, 2015 Camera Ready and Registration: December 22, 2015

Special Sessions Special Session Proposal: September 23, 2015

Tutorials, Demos and Panel Proposals October 16, 2015

Scope: The purpose of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in the theory and applications in the areas of Agents and Artificial Intelligence. Two simultaneous related tracks will be held, covering both applications and current research work. One track focuses on Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Software Platforms, Agile Management, Distributed Problem Solving and Distributed AI in general. The other track focuses mainly on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Representation, Planning, Learning, Scheduling, Perception, Data Mining, Data Science, Reactive AI Systems, and Evolutionary Computing and other topics related to Intelligent Systems and Computational Intelligence.

Conference Areas: Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas: 1. AGENTS 2. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

AREA 1: AGENTS • Semantic Web • Multi-Agent Systems • Distributed Problem Solving • Agent Communication Languages • Agent Models and Architectures • Cooperation and Coordination • Conversational Agents • Negotiation and Interaction Protocols • Programming Environments and Languages • Task Planning and Execution • Autonomous Systems • Cognitive Robotics • Group Decision Making • Web Intelligence • Agent Platforms and Interoperability • SOA and Software Agents • Simulation • Economic Agent Models • Mobile Agents • Privacy, safety and security • Collective Intelligence • Physical Agents • Robot and Multi-robot Systems • Self Organizing Systems • Cloud Computing • Auctions and Markets • Agile Management

AREA 2: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE • Intelligent User Interfaces • Bayesian Networks • Soft Computing • Neural Networks • Natural Language Processing • Machine Learning • Planning and Scheduling • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning • Uncertainty in AI • Model-Based Reasoning • Ontologies • Data Mining • Data Science • Constraint Satisfaction • State Space Search • Case-Based Reasoning • Cognitive Systems • Reactive AI • Vision and Perception • Pattern Recognition • Ambient Intelligence • AI and Creativity • Evolutionary Computing • Fuzzy Systems • Knowledge-Based System • Industrial applications of AI • Hybrid Intelligent Systems • Visualization • Knowledge-Based Maps


KEYNOTE LECTURES Katia Sycara, Carnegie Mellon University, United States Tom Heskes, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands Jérôme Lang, Université Paris-Dauphine, France Jaime Sichman, University of São Paulo, Brazil Eric Postma, Tilburg University, Netherlands

ICAART CONFERENCE CHAIR Joaquim Filipe, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal / INSTICC, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR Jaap van den Herik, Leiden University, Netherlands

PROGRAM COMMITTEE http://www.icaart.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

ICAART Secretariat Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq. 2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal Tel.: +351 265 100 033 Fax: +44 203 014 8813 e-mail: icaart.secretariat@insticc.org Web: http://www.icaart.org/

Venue: Rome, Italy

Event date: 17 - 19 February, 2016

Regular Papers Paper Submission: September 8, 2015 Authors Notification: November 26, 2015 Camera Ready and Registration: December 14, 2015

Position Papers Paper Submission: October 29, 2015 Authors Notification: December 4, 2015 Camera Ready and Registration: December 18, 2015

Workshops Workshop Proposal: September 9, 2015

Doctoral Consortium Paper Submission: December 3, 2015 Authors Notification: December 11, 2015 Camera Ready and Registration: December 22, 2015

Special Sessions Special Session Proposal: September 21, 2015 Paper Submission: November 23, 2015 Authors Notification: December 9, 2015 Camera Ready and Registration: December 17, 2015

Tutorials, Demos and Panel Proposals October 14, 2015

Scope: Optical systems are ubiquitous in modern society, from medical sciences to space exploration, telecommunications, information processing and numerous industrial and military applications of all kinds. This 4th edition of PHOTOPTICS will feature 3 different tracks on Optics, Photonics and Lasers, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. Researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in any of these fields are welcome to join us in Rome and present their work on new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques, as well as general survey papers indicating future directions.

Conference Areas: Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas: 1. OPTICS 2. PHOTONICS 3. LASERS AREA 1: OPTICS • Adaptative Optics • Optometry • Fiber Optics Technology • Biomedical Optics • Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging • Optical Instrumentation • Optics in Astronomy and Astrophysics • Spectroscopy, Imaging and Metrology • Optical Communications and Networking • Vision and Color • Photorefractive Effects, Materials and Devices • Optical Materials and Devices • Light-matter Interaction • Opto-Mechatronics • Applied Industrial Optics AREA 2: PHOTONICS • Display Technology and Holography • Organic and Bio-photonics • Optogenetics • MOEMS-MEMS and Nanophotonics • Microwave Photonics • Photonics for Energy • Power Photonics • Photonic and Optoelectronic Materials and Devices • Communications and Switching Photonics • Ultrafast Electronics, Photonics and Optoelectronics • Green Photonics • Photodetectors, Sensors and Imaging • Fiber Optics devices • Nonlinear Optics • Plasmonic Structures and Quantum dots • Metamaterials AREA 3: LASERS • High Intensity Lasers and High Field Phenomena • Quantum Electronics and Laser Science • Quantum Information and Measurement • Biomedical and Therapeutic Laser Applications • Laser Microscopy • Laser Spectroscopy • Fiber Lasers and Applications • Waveguide Lasers • Semiconductor Lasers and LEDs • Weapons and Military Technology • Plasma Technologies KEYNOTE LECTURE Giancarlo C. Righini, Museo storico della fisica e centro studi e ricerche Enrico Fermi & Istituto di Fisica Applicata "Nello Carrara", Italy Andrea Cusano, University of Sannio, Italy Manuel Filipe Costa, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

PHOTOPTICS CONFERENCE CHAIR Paulo A. Ribeiro, CEFITEC/FCT/UNL, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR Maria Raposo, CEFITEC/FCT/UNL, Portugal

PROGRAM COMMITTEE http://photoptics.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

1st International Conference on Complex Information Systems – COMPLEXIS 2016[edit]

Conference name: 1st International Conference on Complex Information Systems – COMPLEXIS 2016

Venue: Rome, Italy

Event date: 22 - 24 April, 2016

Regular Papers Paper Submission: December 1, 2015 Authors Notification: January 28, 2016 Camera Ready and Registration: February 12, 2016

Position Papers Paper Submission: January 5, 2016 Authors Notification: February 5, 2016 Camera Ready and Registration: February 19, 2016

Workshops Workshop Proposal: November 9, 2015

Special Sessions Special Session Proposal: November 18, 2015

Tutorials, Demos and Panel Proposals December 14, 2015

Scope: COMPLEXIS – The International Conference on Complex Information Systems, aims at becoming a yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing innovative views on all aspects of Complex Information Systems, in different areas such as Informatics, Telecommunications, Computational Intelligence, Biology, Biomedical Engineering and Social Sciences. Information is pervasive in many areas of human activity – perhaps all – and complexity is a characteristic of current Exabyte-sized, highly connected and hyper dimensional, information systems. COMPLEXIS 2016 is expected to provide an overview of the state of the art as well as upcoming trends, and to promote discussion about the potential of new methodologies, technologies and application areas of complex information systems, in the academic and corporate world.

Conference Areas: Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. COMPLEXITY IN INFORMATICS, AUTOMATION AND NETWORKING 2. COMPLEXITY IN BIOLOGY AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING 3. COMPLEXITY IN COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE 4. COMPLEXITY IN SOCIAL SCIENCES

AREA 1: COMPLEXITY IN INFORMATICS, AUTOMATION AND NETWORKING • Complexity Theory • Chaos Theory and Applications • Quantum Computing • Information and Entropy • Simulation and Modeling • Automation, Control and Robotics • Connected Vehicles • Complex Networks • Internet and the Semantic Web • Big Data Analytics • Usability of Complex Information Systems

AREA 2: COMPLEXITY IN BIOLOGY AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING • Complex Biomedical Systems and Signals • Bioinformatics • Computational Biology • Biological and Biomedical Data Mining • Ontology Engineering • Biomedical Signal Processing • Biomedical Imaging and Data Visualization • Health Systems Complexity • Artificial Life • Population Models

AREA 3: COMPLEXITY IN COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE • Complex Adaptive Systems • Evolutionary Computing • Neuro-fuzzy Systems • Self-Organizing Systems • Deep Learning • Non-Linear Dynamics • Decision Making under Uncertainty • Knowledge-Based Systems • Intelligent Multi-agent Systems

AREA 4: COMPLEXITY IN SOCIAL SCIENCES • Social Networks • Linguistic and Cognitive Systems • Complexity Management • Data-Driven Models • Visualization • Cultural Models • Multi-Agent Systems • Economic Complexity • Information Systems • Security, Privacy and Trust

KEYNOTE LECTURES Peter Sloot, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Complexity Institute Singapore, Singapore; ITMO St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

COMPLEXIS CONFERENCE CHAIR Victor Chang, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS Víctor Méndez Muñoz, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB, Spain Oleg Gusikhin, Ford Research & Adv. Engineering, United States

PROGRAM COMMITTEE http://www.complexis.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

COMPLEXIS Secretariat Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq. 2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal Tel.: +351 265 520 184 Fax: +351 265 520 186 e-mail: complexis.secretariat@insticc.org Web: http://www.complexis.org

ICE-B 2016[edit]

Conference name: The 13th International Conference on e-Business - ICE-B 2016 Venue: Lisbon, Portugal

Event Date 26 - 28 July, 2016

Regular Papers Paper Submission: March 1, 2016 Authors Notification: May 18, 2016 Camera Ready and Registration: June 2, 2016

Position Papers Paper Submission: April 13, 2016 Authors Notification: May 18, 2016 Camera Ready and Registration: June 2, 2016

Workshops Workshop Proposal: February 19, 2016

Doctoral Consortium Paper Submission: May 20, 2016 Authors Notification: May 30, 2016 Camera Ready and Registration: June 9, 2016

Special Sessions Special Session Proposal: March 1, 2016

Tutorials, Demos and Panels Proposals March 31, 2016

Scope: The International Conference on e-Business, ICE-B 2016, aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners who are interested in e-Business technology and its current applications. The mentioned technology relates not only to more low-level technological issues, such as technology platforms and web services, but also to some higher-level issues, such as context awareness and enterprise models, and also the peculiarities of different possible applications of such technology. These are all areas of theoretical and practical importance within the broad scope of e-Business, whose growing importance can be seen from the increasing interest of the IT research community.

CONFERENCE AREAS Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas: 1. E-LOGISTICS 2. ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING 3. APPLICATIONS 4. MOBILITY 5. COLLABORATION AND E-SERVICES 6. TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS 7. SUSTAINABLE E-BUSINESS

AREA 1: E-LOGISTICS • Modeling and Frameworks • Methods and Algorithms • Platforms and Architectures • Demonstrators and Applications • Technologies and Tools AREA 2: ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING • Business-IT Alignment • Business Process Management • B2C/B2B Considerations • Business Performance • Enterprise Architecture • Business Models • Enterprise Ontologies AREA 3: APPLICATIONS • Government • Entertainment • Industrial • Banking/Finance • Education/Learning • Health Care/Well-being • Urban/Regional Planning/Development AREA 4: MOBILITY • Context-Awareness • Information Quality • Ubiquity • Quality-of-Service • Mobile Architectures • m-Business Models • Mobile User Interfaces • Trust/Security/Protection AREA 5: COLLABORATION AND E-SERVICES • Usability • Semantic Web • Web Services • Social Networks • Collaborative Systems • Integration/Interoperability AREA 6: TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS • Grid Computing • Cloud Technology • Middleware Platforms • Services Computing Platforms AREA 7: SUSTAINABLE E-BUSINESS • Business Policy, Strategy and Governance • Goal Setting and Value Setting • Model Driven Development • Green Computing for e-Commerce • Internationalization and Social, Ethical and Cultural Factors • Internet of Things and Sensing Enterprise ICE-B is part of ICETE, the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications.

ICETE 2016 will be held in conjunction with PECCS 2016 and PhyCS 2016.

ICETE KEYNOTE LECTURES Hamid Aghvami, King's College London, United Kingdom Giuseppe Bianchi, University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy Anastasios Economides, University of Macedonia, Greece Erina Ferro, CNR-ISTI, Italy Mateo Valero, Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

ICETE CONFERENCE CHAIR Mohammad S. Obaidat, Fordham University, United States

PROGRAM CHAIR Marten van Sinderen, University of Twente, Netherlands

PROGRAM COMMITTEE http://www.ice-b.icete.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

ICE-B Secretariat Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq. 2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal Tel.: +351 265 520 185 Fax: +351 265 520 186 e-mail: ice-b.secretariat@insticc.org Web: http://www.ice-b.icete.org/

OPTICS 2016[edit]

Conference name: The 7th International Conference on Optical Communication Systems – OPTICS 2016 Venue: Lisbon, Portugal

Event Date 26 - 28 July, 2016

Regular Papers Paper Submission: March 1, 2016 Authors Notification: May 18, 2016 Camera Ready and Registration: June 2, 2016

Position Papers Paper Submission: April 13, 2016 Authors Notification: May 18, 2016 Camera Ready and Registration: June 2, 2016

Workshops Workshop Proposal: February 19, 2016

Doctoral Consortium Paper Submission: May 20, 2016 Authors Notification: May 30, 2016 Camera Ready and Registration: June 9, 2016

Special Sessions Special Session Proposal: March 1, 2016

Tutorials, Demos and Panels Proposals March 31, 2016

Scope: The purpose of OPTICS 2016, the International Conference on Optical Communication Systems, is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested on any of the optical communication components of an optical communication system, or the system itself. An optical communication system consists of a transmitter, which encodes a message into an optical signal, a channel, which carries the signal to its destination, and a receiver, which reproduces the message from the received optical signal. Optical fiber is currently the main means for high-rate transmission in communication networks. In the last years, there is a great deal of ongoing research efforts that span the entire protocol stack of optical networks, with representative areas being architecture of optical components, optoelectronics, wavelength routing, energy efficiency, Quality of Service, hybrid optical-wireless networks etc.


CONFERENCE TOPICS • Design, Control and Management of Optical Networks • Optical Switching • New Architectures for Optical Routers and Switches • Optical Networks Performance Modelling • QoS. Optical Networks for Future Networks • Energy Efficiency in Optical Networks • Passive Optical Networks • Integration of Optical and Wireless Networking • Lasers and Photonic Components • Optical Access Networks • Optical Amplification and Sensing • Optical Modulation and Signal Processing • New Optical Fiber Technologies • Enabling the Cloud Through SDN and NFV • Hybrid Optical-Wireless Networks • Intelligent Optical Control Plane • Packet Optical Networking Technology • WDM Optical Networks • FiWi Networks • High Speed optical LANs and Gigabit Ethernet • Opto-Electronics for Terabit Networking • Next Generation Optical Networking • Elastic Optical Networks • Silicon Photonics • Quantum Photonic Networks • Optical Sensors OPTICS is part of ICETE, the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications.

ICETE 2016 will be held in conjunction with PECCS 2016 and PhyCS 2016.

ICETE KEYNOTE LECTURES Hamid Aghvami, King's College London, United Kingdom Giuseppe Bianchi, University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy Anastasios Economides, University of Macedonia, Greece Erina Ferro, CNR-ISTI, Italy Mateo Valero, Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

ICETE CONFERENCE CHAIR Mohammad S. Obaidat, Fordham University, United States

PROGRAM CHAIR Panagiotis Sarigiannidis, University of Western Macedonia, Greece

PROGRAM COMMITTEE http://www.optics.icete.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

OPTICS Secretariat Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq. 2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal Tel.: +351 265 520 185 Fax: +351 265 520 186 e-mail: optics.secretariat@insticc.org Web: http://www.optics.icete.org/