Call for Papers

Important Dates

February 1, 2021Paper submission (extended deadline)
March 1, 2021Author notification
March 15, 2021Camera-ready copies
March 15, 2021Registration
May 26 - 28, 2021Conference

I4CS 2021 Poster

The compact call for paper sheet

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I4CS 2021 Flyer

The call for paper flyer

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Motto and Topics

"Bridging Digital Communities" is the motto of the I4CS this years. The conference adresses internet community systems, foundations, technology, applications as well as socializations. The topics include, but are not limited to original work in the following areas:


Distributed Architectures and Frameworks

  • Data architectures and enablers for community services
  • Mobile collaboration and learning infrastructures
  • 5G technologies and ad-hoc mobile networks
  • Search, information retrieval, and artificial intelligence
  • Common data models and big data analytics


Communities on the Move

  • Social networks, news, and open collaboration
  • Block chain for business and social life
  • Recommender solutions and context awareness
  • Augmented reality, robotics, and location-based gaming
  • Intelligent transportation, logistics, and connected cars


Ambient Work and Living

  • Pandemic-related challenges, eHealth and ambient assisted living
  • Smart energy and home control
  • Smart cities and municipal infrastructure
  • Digitalization, IoT, and cyber physical systems
  • Security, identity, and GDPR privacy protection

Submission and Publication

I4CS solicits submissions of unpublished papers presenting research results, industrial experiences and applications, as well as detailed specifications of open problems. Virtual presentations will be allowed for those registered authors who cannot physically appear at the conference venue due to pandemic travel constraints imposed on them.

Electronic submission is required. Full papers of no more than 16 pages and written in English should be submitted as PDF files using the EasyChair conference management system (submission link: All submitted papers will be subject to a single-blind review process by at least three members of the program committee.

I4CS Proceedings have been published with Springer in Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series. We will continue our cooperation with Springer. For formatting instructions and templates please refer to In addition, the papers will be submitted to indexing libraries, e.g. DBLP and Scopus.