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Published on Tuesday, April 25, 2017


The future of information sciences (INFuture) is a series of biennial international conferences aimed at researchers and professionals from the broad field of information and communication sciences and related professions. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for discussing both theoretical and practical issues in information organization and information integration.


8-10 November 2017

The Westin Zagreb Hotel, Zagreb, Croatia

The European Association for Banking and Financial History’s (eabh) Workshop will be held during the INFuture2017 conference.


The Future of Information Sciences (INFuture) is a series of biennial international conferences aimed at researchers and professionals from the broad field of information and communication sciences and related professions. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for discussing both theoretical and practical issues in information organization and information integration.

INFuture explores how developments in information and communication technology influence the future of the field of information and communication sciences. Education and research in information sciences and its interdisciplinary scope and application is of particular interest to this conference. 

INFuture2017: Integrating ICT in Society is the sixth in a series of INFuture conferences focusing on governmental and business sector informatics, cloud solutions, IoT and big data, security and integrity of data, e-Health developments, HCI and language technologies solutions, innovations in the process of digitisation, personal digital information management, digital preservation and archiving, advancements in community informatics, applications of new technologies to heritage as well as integration of ICT in education.

The objectives of the conference are to create a professional environment where the results of the best research and practice in the field can be presented and discussed among the professionals and to provide a platform for networking and further cooperation.


Conference topics

1. Governmental and Business Sector Informatics (G&B)

e-Services, Governmental e-solutions, G2B, G2C, B2B, B2C, Data security and integrity, Business continuity and disaster recovery techniques, Legal informatics, Implementation of new regulations: GDPR, e-IDAS, Human factor,  Software reliability, Project management, Marketing and digital economy, Cloud solutions, Mobile applications, Web applications, Business intelligence, Business analytics, Big data, Internet of things, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, eDiscovery, User Data Analysis, Cryptocurrencies and disruptive technologies...

2. e-Health Applications and Solutions (e-H)

Medical image analysis and biomedical visualization, Computer-aided diagnosis, Telemedicine, Telehealth and remote monitoring...

3. Human-Computer Interaction and Language Technologies (HCI&LT)

Semantic web studies, Computational intelligence, Machine translation, Natural language processing, Assistive technologies, Ontologies, Machine learning...

4. Digitisation, Records Management and Digital Preservation (D-RM-DP)

Standards and methodologies in digitisation, Innovations in music recognition, OCR and ICR, Technological advancements of AV and 3D digitisation, Use of blockchain in records management, Records management solutions, Computer generated description, Crowdsourcing solutions for digital humanities, Evolving metadata standards, Metadata exchange and aggregation, PAIS and OAIS based solutions, Standardisation of SIPs, AIPs and DIPs, Long term preservation – new solutions for conversion, emulation, migration and virtualisation, Trust in digital records, Freedom of information, Data protection, Right to be forgotten...

5. Personal Digital Information Management (PDIM)

Management of information by individuals for their own personal use, Contemporary personal fonds and collections, Creation of virtual collections from material stored on various cloud and communication services, Virtual arrangement and archival description of electronic personal fonds...

6. e-Science (eSCI)

Methods, resources, research data creation, research data evaluation and research data management, Online collaboration, Developments in scientific publishing...

7. Her.IT.age (HIT)

Heritage and information and communications technology; Heritage and new technologies; Multimedia & mobile for heritage interpretation and presentation;  Heritage, ICT & tourism; Heritage documentation...

8. Community Informatics (CI)

Service-learning & ICT, Community-engaged learning & ICT, Community-based learning & ICT, Social media applications...

9. Integration of ICT in Education (ICT-E)

ICT integration in curricula, Teacher and student experiences, Integration of digitised heritage resources in education, ICT curriculum analysis, Innovative teaching solutions...

10. e-Encyclopaedia (e-E)

ICT-based lexicography & encyclopedistics, Knowledge organisation, Networking and dissemination, Open access online encyclopaedias and dictionaries, Integration of reference works in research, education and popularisation of science, Biographical data and reference works, Lexicography and encyclopaedistics as a component of digital humanities... (This topic is organised in cooperation with The Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography)


  • Department of Information and Communication Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • University of Zagreb, Croatia

Submission guidelines

We invite you to submit your paper in one of several paper categories.

We accept the following paper categories

  • Full paper (up to 10 pages). Finished or consolidated R&D works, to be included in one of the Conference topics. These papers will be classified as one of the following categories: original scientific paper, review or professional paper.
  • Short paper (up to 5 pages). Ongoing works with relevant preliminary results open to discussion. These papers will be classified as one of the following categories: preliminary communication or professional paper.
  • Case study (up to 6 pages). Papers with focused research presenting in-depth and detailed investigation of a subject relevant to a Conference topic.
  • Project presentation (up to 6 pages). Presentation of a project, project results, solutions, research problems etc., focused on a Conference topic.
  • Company paper (up to 4 pages). Companies’ papers that show practical experience, R&D, tools, etc., focused on a Conference topic. 
  • Tool demonstration paper (up to 4 pages). Papers that demonstrate functionalities or possibilities of software and/or hardware solutions focused on a Conference topic.
  • Poster paper (up to 4 pages). Initial work with relevant ideas, open to discussion. Poster should be displayed during the conference.

INFuture online paper submission system can be accessed at: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=infuture2017

  • the EasyChair system managing submissions and double-blind peer review requires registration,
  • for information on creating camera-ready version of your paper consult guidelines below.


  • registration at the paper submission system is not registration for the conference,
  • you should register for the conference separately.

General guidelines

The proposed papers should not be published before (neither partially nor completely), nor currently be considered for publication by any other conference, journal or book, nor should the submissions be a translation of previously published or presented papers.

All papers undergo rigorous international, double-blind peer review process by at least two reviewers in which the identity of both reviewers and authors as well as their institutions are respectfully concealed from both parties. The review process will address:

  • relevance of the papers to the conference and topic it is submitted to
  • originality of the paper
  • presentation of the topic
  • technical quality (adherence to the paper layout preparation guidelines)
  • language quality.

Authors submitting the paper should agree and strictly follow standards of expected ethical behaviour as defined in the publishing ethics section.

INFuture papers are indexed by EBSCO.

Important dates

Published proceedings will be ready for the conference. Proceedings will also be prepared as e-publication and ready for the conference. Honouring this effort, please keep in mind the following important dates:

  •  Deadline for camera-ready paper submission 1 May 2017

  •  Paper reviews no later than 15 June 2017
  •  Submission of corrected papers 30 June 2017
  •  Conference 8-10 November 2017
  •  Early Registration: Up to 31 August 2017
  •  Standard Registration: From 1 September to 31 October 2017
  •  Late Registration: From 1 November to 8 November 2017


Papers undergo international double blind peer review, and will be published for the conference. INFuture publications are indexed by EBSCO. Other relevant databases are being considered.


  • The Westin Zagreb Hotel, 17th Floor - Izidora Kršnjavog 1
    Zagreb, Croatia


  • Monday, May 01, 2017

Attached files


  • government, business, informatic, cloud solution, IoT, big data, security, integrity, e-Health, HCI, language technology, digitisation, personal digital information management, digital preservation, archive, community informatic


  • Hrvoje Stancic
    courriel : hrvoje [dot] stancic [at] zg [dot] t-com [dot] hr
  • Sanja Seljan
    courriel : sanja [dot] seljan [at] ffzg [dot] hr

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Hrvoje Stancic
    courriel : hrvoje [dot] stancic [at] zg [dot] t-com [dot] hr


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« Integrating ICT in society », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, https://doi.org/10.58079/xhc

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