George Richardson
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Post by George Richardson » Wed Nov 17, 1999 8:25 am

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George P. Richardson

>July, 23-26, 2000
>Orlando, Florida(USA)
>Sheraton World
>Honorary Presidents: Bela Banathy, Stafford Beer and George Klir
>Program Committee Chair: William Lesso
>General Chair: Nagib Callaos
>Organizing Committee Chair: Belkis Sanchez
>* Information Systems Development
>* Information Systems Management
>* Management Information Systems
>* Virtual Engineering
>* Mobile/Wireless Computing
>* Communication Systems and Networks
>* Emergent Computation
>* Image,Acoustic,Speech and Signal Processing
>* Computing Techniques
>* Human Information Systems
>* Education and Information Systems
>* Control Systems
>* Economic and Financial Systems
>* SCI in Biology and Medicine
>* SCI in Psychology, Cognition and Spirituality
>* Conceptual Infrastructure of SCI
>* Natural Resources
>* Human Resources
>* Globalization, Development and Emerging Economies
>* SCI in Art
>· WOSC: World Organization on Systemics and Cybernetics (France)
>· The Centre for Systems Studies (UK)
>· Systems Society of Poland
>· Society Applied Systems Research (Canada)
>· Slovenian Artificial Intelligence Society
>· Simon Bolivar University (Venezuela)
>· Polish System Society (Poland)
>· Italian Society of Systemics
>· ISSS: International Society for the Systems Sciences (USA)
>· ISI: The International Systems Institute (USA)
>· IFSR: International Federation of Systems Research (Austria/USA)
>· IEEE / Latinamerica
>· Cybernetics and Human Knowing: A Journal of Second Order Cybernetics and
>Cybersemiotics (Denmark)
>· CUST, Engineer Science Institute of the Blaise Pascal University (France)
>The International Institute of Informatics and Systemics.
>Those interested in participating in the:
>· Organization of Invited Session(s)
>· Organization of a Focus Symposium
>· Reviewing Process
>· Conference Promotion
>· Recommending Scholars
esearchers for Active Participation and/or for
>Papers Submissions.
>· Proposing Organizations/Institutes/Universities as Academic/Scientific
>Please contact the General Chair Professor Nagib Callaos:
> ncallaos@
> nacallao@
>Participation of both researchers and practitioners is strongly encouraged.
>Papers may be
>submitted on: research in science and engineering, case studies drawn on
>practice and consulting, and position papers based on large and rich
>experience gained
>through executive/managerial practices and decision-making. For this
>reason, the
>Program Committee is conformed according to the criteria given above.
> 1.Papers
> * Research
> * Review
> * Position
> * Report
> 2.Panel Presentation, Workshop and/or Round Table Proposals
> 3.New Topics and Invited Sessions Proposal(which should include a minimum
>of 5 papers)
> 4.Focus Sympsia(which should include a minimum of 15 papers)
>Extended abstracts or paper drafts should be sent according the following
>1. Major theme of the paper, according the major themes given above.
>2. Paper title.
>3. Extended abstract of 500 to 1500 words and/or paper drafts of 2000 to
>5000 words, in English.
>4. Author or co-authors with names, addresses, telephone number, fax number
>and e-mail address.
>Extended abstracts or paper drafts should be sent via Internet, as
>attachments to e-mails addressed
>to and Exceptionally, three copies
>of extended abstracts or paper drafts
>might be sent to the following postal mail address and/or faxed to the
>following numbers:
>SCI 2000
>7525 Karlov Avenue
>Skokie, Illinois 60076
>Fax Numbers:
>1-407-8566274 (Orlando, USA)
>58-2-9638852 (Caracas, Venezuela)
>December 16, 1999 Submission of extended abstracts (500-1500 words)or paper
> draft(2000-2500 words)
>Februray 29, 2000 Acceptance notifications
>April 20, 2000 Submission of camera
eady papers: hard copies and
>electronic versions
>Submitted papers will be refereed. Accepted papers, which should not exceed
>six single-
>spaced typed pages, will be published by means of paper and electronic
>proceedings. The
>full paper should be sent via Internet and by means of diskette and
>hard copies of artwork, not later than April 20, 2000.
>Best papers will be selected for awards and recommended for journal
>Multiple author books will be published by iiis, based on best-invited
>sessions, best focus
>symposia or best mini-conferences.
>To organize an invited session for SCI2000, the following steps are
>1) Identify a special topic is in the scope of SCI2000. You may contact the
>General chair,the Program Chair or other program committee members, on the
>suitability of the topic, if
>it is not included in the Conference Program.
>2) Contact the General Chair for the invited session acceptation
>3) Contact researchers or practitioners in your field to see if they can
>contribute a paper to your proposed session and attend SCI2000.
>4) Collect the extended abstracts or the paper drafts from each perspective
>5) Write a summary (1-2 page) on the sessions significance and coherence of
>the invited/selected papers.
>Mail the invited session proposal including a summary and a copy of all
>abstracts before,
>February 29,2000 to Professor Nagib Callaos, the General Chair.
>Integrated by (210) prestigious scholars
esearchers from 54 countries.
>Details can be found in the conference web ( page
>or asking for a detailed Call For Papers, via e-mail.
>The conference fees will be $330 before April 11, 2000 and $380 after April
>11, 2000.This fee will include:
>* A CD-ROM version of the Proccedings
>* One volumen of the hard copy version of the Conference Proceeding.
> (Other volumes will be available with a 30% of discount for participants)
>* Coffee breaks
>* Welcome Reception
>Prof. Nagib Callaos (General Chair)
>E -mails: ncallaos@
> ncallaos@
> ncallaos@
> ncallaos@
>USA Phone: +1
>USA Fax: +1 (407) 856-6274
>Venezuela Tel/Fax (office): +58 (2) 962-1519
>Venezuela Tel/Fax (home): +58 (2) 963-8852
>Conference Secretariat
>Other contacts and More details can be found at the
>Conference web page ( Answers to
>specific questions can be requested also by e-mail.
>Nagib Callaos, Ph.D.
>Professor Simon Bolivar University
>President IEEE/Computing Society (Venezuelan Section)
>President IIIS Affiliated to the International Federation for Systems
>Research (IFSR)
>Venezuela: Tel/Fax: +(582)9638852 (home), +(582)9621519 (office)

George P. Richardson
Chair, Dept. of Public Administration and Policy 518-442-5258
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy 518-442-5298
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