International Workshop
Interactive Systems & Information Society Technologies (InterSys-2024)

May 16–17, 2024
BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, UAE / St. Petersburg, Russia

International Workshop Interactive Systems & Information Society Technologies (InterSys-2024) is a joint event held by BITS Pilani (Dubai Campus), ITMO University (St. Petersburg, Russia), Jinan Institute of Supercomputing Technology (Shandong, China), and Federal University of Paraná (UFPR, Curitiba, Brazil) on May 16–17, 2024 as a part of the International Conference Internet and Modern Society (IMS-2024). This year, we plan to have the workshop in face-to-face mode.

The objective of the InterSys-2024 workshop is to engage in comprehensive discussions addressing challenges and opportunities within the realm of developing interactive technologies in the digital environment. The focus is on exploring and dissecting the complexities associated with of advancing interactive systems across various sectors, including science, education, healthcare, business, public administration, and civil society.

Call For Papers: PDF file

Tracks and Key Topics of InterSys-2024:

  1. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI):
    • Novel Interfaces and Interaction Techniques
    • User Experience (UX) Design
    • Accessibility and Inclusive Design
    • Augmented, Virtual, Mixed (Hybrid) Reality (AR, VR, MR)
    • Wearable Technologies
    • Human-Supercomputer Interaction (HSI)
    • Social Issues in HCI
  2. Interactive Technologies in Science:
    • Scientific Data Visualization
    • Collaborative Research Platforms
    • Data Analytics and Decision Support Systems
    • Virtual Laboratories and Simulations
    • Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing
  3. Interactive Technologies in Education:
    • E-Learning Platforms and Tools
    • Gamification in Education
    • Adaptive Learning Systems
    • Virtual Classrooms and Remote Learning
    • Educational Data Mining
  4. Interactive Technologies in Healthcare:
    • Telemedicine and Remote Patient Monitoring
    • Health Information Systems
    • Medical Imaging and Visualization
    • Assistive Technologies for Healthcare
    • Patient Engagement and Empowerment
  5. Interactive Technologies in Business:
    • Enterprise Collaboration and Communication
    • Business Intelligence and Analytics
    • Human-Centric Business Processes
    • Customer Experience (CX) Strategies
    • Digital Marketing and E-Commerce
  6. Interactive Technologies in Public Administration:
    • E-Government Initiatives
    • Civic Engagement Platforms
    • Smart Cities and Urban Technologies
    • Government Data Analytics
    • Public Services Innovation
  7. Interactive Technologies in Civil Society:
    • Social Media and Civic Engagement
    • Community-Based Platforms
    • Digital Activism and Advocacy
    • Crowdsourced Initiatives for Social Good
    • Ethical Considerations in Interactive Technologies

The workshop welcomes contributions and discussions on these tracks to advance the understanding and application of interactive systems and information society technologies in various domains.

WORKSHOP CO-CHAIRS

Elakkiya R, PhD, Professor (Assistant), Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS Pilani), Dubai Campus
Maxim BAKAEV, PhD, Professor (Associate), Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russia
Aleksandr RAIKOV, Doctor of Technical Sciences, PhD, Professor, Chief Scientist of the Jinan Institute of Supercomputing Technology, Shandong, China
Roberto PEREIRA, PhD, Professor, Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Curitiba, Brazil
Lyudmila VIDIASOVA, PhD, eGovernance Center, Institute of Design and Urban Studies, ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia

 

IMPORTANT DATES

31 Mar 2024 – Abstract Submission Deadline
7 Apr  – Paper Submission Deadline
25 Apr – Acceptance Notification
30 Apr – Early Bird Registration Deadline 
30 Apr – Deadline for Camera Ready Paper 
16–17 May – Presentation at the InterSys-2024 Workshop

LOCATION

The main workshop session will be hosted by the BITS Pilani (Dubai Campus), whereas the supplementary session might be held by ITMO University (St. Petersburg, Russia) within the main IMS-2024 conference.

Please check https://www.bits-dubai.ac.ae/InterSys2024/pages/home.html for more information about the Dubai venue.

SUBMISSION

  • The contributions must be submitted in form of Full research paper (10-12 pages) and present original unpublished work from the authors
  • Manuscripts submitted to the InterSys2024 workshop must be prepared using the Springer template
  • All submissions must be done via the Microsoft CMT system the EasyChair system

All submitted papers and abstracts will undergo double-blind peer review by the Program Committee. The authors of accepted papers will need to improve their paper on the basis of reviewers’ comments and will be asked to send a camera-ready version of their manuscripts.

At least one author of each paper accepted to InterSys-2024 must pay a full registration, attend the workshop and present the work.

PROCEEDINGS

The accepted and presented papers will be included in the InterSys-2024 Proceedings, which will be sent to Springer for publishing and indexing in Scopus.

The authors of the best papers will be invited to publish significantly extended versions of their work in the Journal of Interactive Systems (an open access journal maintained by the Brazilian Computer Society – DBLP indexing) or the International Journal of Open Information Technologies (approved by the Russian Higher Attestation Commission).

REGISTRATION

The registration fees are defined and collected by the respective representatives of the hosting universities. The fees for BITS Pilani (Dubai Campus) are as follows:

Participant Profile

Early Bird Fee
(VAT included)

Regular Fee
(VAT included)

 Student Authors

400 AED

550 AED

 Authors from academia

500 AED

650 AED

 Authors from Industry

600 AED

750 AED

1 AED = 0.27 USD

Participants without a paper presentation can have 50% discount on the registration fee.

More information is available at:
IMS-2024: https://ims.itmo.ru/eng/
e-mail: ims@itmo.ru