The 2014 International Conference on Advanced Informatics: Concepts, Theory and Applications
24 Sep 2014
Conference report: First International Conference on Advanced Informatics: Concepts, Theory and Applications (ICAICTA 2014)
Seiichi Nakagawa, Professor, Organization for Leading-graduate-school Program
The First International Conference on Advanced Informatics: Concepts, Theory and Applications, ICAICTA 2014), which was jointly organized by Informatics Research Group, School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB) and Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology (Toyohashi Tech), was held at ITB' campus in Indonesia during 20th and 21nd, August, 2014. The ICAICTA conference aimed to bring together Indonesian, Japanese and international academicians, scientists and industrialists for knowledge sharing, exchange of ideas, collaborations and presentation of their research outcomes in informatics field.
There were 165 submissions with authors from 11 countries around world. All submissions were peer-reviewed by three reviewers for each and finally 65 papers were presented at three oral parallel sessions. The number of attendance was 80 (see the picture). Twenty one faculty members of Toyohashi Tech cooperated in reviewing the papers, Professor Isahara (Toyohashi Tech) was invited as a Keynote Speaker and 12 papers from Toyohashi Tech were presented by 11 graduate students and a faculty member. Professors Nakauchi and Nakagawa (Toyohashi Tech) served as one of General Chairs (the other was Professor Kistijantoro, ITB) and Chairs of Steering Committee (the other was Professor Supriana, ITB), respectively.
Through the discussion with 6 faculty members attended from Toyohashi Tech and ITB faculty members, it was agreed to hold the conference every year. It is expected that this conference will grow up as one of major informatics conferences at Asia.