Call for Papers: 11th ITU Academic Conference

2019 ITU Kaleidoscope Conference,

For the first time, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for issues related to information and communications technologies, is convening its international academic conference in the United States.

The Georgia Institute of Technology is hosting the 2019 ITU Kaleidoscope ConferenceDecember 4-6, which will bring together universities, industry, and research institutions to identify emerging advancements in ICTs, in particular, areas in need of international standards to aid the healthy development of the Information Society.

Kaleidoscope 2019 targets specialists in the fields of ICT, digital health and socio-economic development, including researchers, academics, students, engineers, computer scientists, policymakers, regulators, innovators, futurists, clinicians, and health practitioners.

Call for papers
Kaleidoscope 2019 calls for original academic papers addressing ICTs’ contribution to innovation in healthcare delivery and medicine. In particular, the conference encourages submissions highlighting the role to be played by communication networks and international standards in achieving affordable access to healthcare for everyone, everywhere. This objective is fully in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


Submission of full paper proposals: July 1, 2019
Notification of paper acceptance: September 23, 2019
Submission of camera-ready accepted papers: October 14, 2019

Publication and presentation
Accepted and presented papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings. In addition, extended versions of selected papers will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Technology Marketing, the International Journal of Standardization Research, or the Journal of ICT Standardization.

(Organized by ITU-T and technically co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc)

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