FTC 2018 Call for Papers

About the Conference

The Future Technologies Conference presents the best of current systems research and practice, emphasizing innovation and quantified experience. FTC has emerged as the foremost world-wide gathering of academic researchers, Ph.D. and graduate students, top research think tanks and industry technology developers.

Join us for FTC 2018, the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the areas of Computing, Electronics, AI, Robotics, Security and Communications. Click here for conference topics.

The 2017 and 2016 conferences successfully brought together technology geniuses in one venue to not only present breakthrough research in future technologies but to also promote practicality and applications and an intra- and inter-field exchange of ideas.

Authors are kindly invited to submit their papers/ posters/ demo proposals as per the schedule below,

Regular Submission

  • Paper Submission Due : 25 April 2018
  • Acceptance Notification : 10 May 2018
  • Author Registration : 15 May 2018
  • Camera Ready Submission : 01 June 2018
  • Conference Dates : 13-14 November 2018

Submission Guidelines

Papers are accepted either through the online submission tool or email at [email protected]. For those unable to use the Online System and are emailing, please include a cover letter with author details, university or country information, and any other author related data.

  • .docx/.pdf/Latex PDF file formats are accepted
  • Do not include author details, university or country information in the manuscript. This is a double blind peer review process. Author information should be supplied using the manuscript submission form online or in the cover letter for email submissions.
  • Please ensure all articles are proofread and checked for accuracy prior to submission. Changes cannot be made during the review process. If accepted, minor revisions may be made prior to final submission.

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Formatting Guidelines

  • Papers must be in English of up to 18 pages in conference paper format
  • Paper content must be original and relevant to one of the many conference topics.
  • Authors are required to ensure accuracy of quotations, citations, diagrams, maps, and tables.
  • Figures and tables need to be placed where they are to appear in the text and must be clear and easy to view.
  • Papers must follow format according to the downloadable Word or Latex template

Review Process

The review process will be double-blind. Therefore, please anonymize your submission. This means that all submissions must contain no information identifying the author(s) or their organization(s): Do not put the author(s) names or affiliation(s) at the start of the paper, anonymize citations to and mentions of your own prior work that are directly related to your present work, and do not include funding or other acknowledgments.

Each paper will be reviewed by at least three regular PC members or two senior PC members. The acceptance decisions will take into account paper novelty, technical depth, elegance, practical or theoretic impact, and presentation.

  • Original: the paper explores a new idea, project or issue; discusses existing research with promise of new insight, discusses new research; or presents new ways of considering existing information
  • Engaging: presentation format will involve the audience in some way, or has high potential to attract conference attendees by addressing needs of the community
  • Significant: the paper raises and discusses issues important to improving the effectiveness and/or sustainability of open education efforts, and its contents can be broadly disseminated and understood
  • Quality: claims are supported by sufficient data; claims draw upon relevant literature; and limitations are described honestly
  • Relevant: the paper addresses one or more of the themes of the conference

Post Conference Publication and Indexing

FTC 2018 proceedings will be published in Springer series "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing" and submitted for indexing to ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, DBLP, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink. The publications within "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing" are primarily proceedings of important conferences, symposia and congresses. They cover significant recent developments in the field, both of a foundational and applicable character.

The proceedings USB will be distributed to the conference participants when they arrive for the conference.

Conference Tracks

Technology Trends

  • Blockchain
  • Internet of Things
  • Big Data
  • Smart Cities
  • Brain Inspired Computing
  • High Performance Computing
  • Quantum Computing
  • Social Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Software Engineering and Quality

Electronics

  • Nanotechnologies
  • Smart Grids
  • Sensing and Sensor Networks
  • Power Electronics
  • Digital Circuits
  • Analog Circuits & Signal Processing
  • Design Automation
  • Computer and Control Systems
  • Factory Automation
  • Motion Control

Intelligent Systems

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Neural Networks
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Expert Systems
  • Agents and Multi-agent Systems
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Data Mining
  • Support Vector Machines
  • Ambient Intelligence
  • Sentiment Analysis

Machine Vision

  • Robotics
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Video Analysis
  • Medical Diagnosis
  • Segmentation Techniques
  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality

Communication

  • Machine to Machine
  • Wireless/ Mobile Communication
  • Satellite Communication Systems
  • 3G/4G/5G Network Evolutions
  • Networking
  • Mobile Adhoc Networks
  • Open Spectrum Solutions
  • Communication Protocols
  • Cognitive Radio
  • Mobile Apps

Security

  • Privacy
  • Surveillance
  • Biometrics
  • Internet Security
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Web Services and Performance
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Cryptography
  • Secure Protocols
  • Cyber Security

e-Learning

  • e-Learning Tools
  • Mobile Learning
  • e-Learning Organisational Issues
  • Gamification
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Curriculum Content Desig
  • Educational Systems Design
  • Virtual Learning Environments
  • Web-based Learning
  • Delivery Systems and Environments

e-Business

  • e-Business Ontologies and Models
  • e-Commerce Application Fields
  • e-Commerce Economics
  • e-Commerce Services
  • Digital Marketing
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Data Analysis
  • Virtual Organisations
  • Business Intelligence
  • Web Analytics