XIV IEEE Latin-American Summer School on Computational Intelligence (EVIC 2018)

December 12-14, 2018
Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Edificio de Vicerrectoría de Vinculación con el Medio – Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Sala Isidora Aguirre. Las Sophoras 119, Estación Central, Santiago

Poster Competition – 1st call for abstract deadline:  October 29th, 2018

The  XIV  Summer School of Computational Intelligence will take place at Universidad de Santiago de Chile. It is jointly organized by the Chilean Chapter of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and the Informatics Engineering Department, Universidad de Santiago de Chile. The aim of the Summer School is to promote Computational Intelligence, bringing together areas such as Intelligent Control Systems, Astroinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, Bio-Informatics,  Robotics, Computer Vision, Computational Neuroscience, Science Data, Big Data, among others, in order to disseminate the basic knowledge and the latest research advances to students, professors and professionals from Chile and other Latin American countries. During the Summer School, a Student Poster Competition on Computational Intelligence will be held.

Confirmed speakers 

Gary Fogel, Biologist and informatic from USA, Executive Director from Natural Selection, Inc.
Pavlos Protopapas, from the Institute for Applied Computational Sciences at Harvard
Marley Vellasco, from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Rio de Janeiro
Doris Sáez, from Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Universidad de Chile.
Max Chacón, from Departamento de Ingeniería Informatica, Universidad de Santiago de Chile.


Fernando Rannou, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Amelia Bayo, Universidad de Valparaíso
Pablo Zegers, Anastasia
Francisco Föster, Universidad de Chile
Pablo Vera, Teselagen
Giovanni Motta, Pontificia  Universidad  Católica de Chile
Pablo Huijse,  Universidad  Austral
Millaray Curilem, Universidad de la Frontera
Juan Carlos Maureira,  Universidad  de Chile
Victor Castañeda,  Universidad  de Chile
Pablo Román, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Francisco Cruz, Universidad Central de Chile
Felipe Tobar, Universidad de Chile
María José Escobar, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María
Fernando Bernuy, DART
Guillermo Cabrera, Universidad de Concepción

National organizing committee

Gonzalo Acuña, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Pablo Román, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Pablo Estévez, Universidad de Chile
Claudio Held, Universidad de Chile
Pablo Zegers, Universidad de los Andes
Leonel Medina, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Doris Saez, Universidad de Chile
Felipe-Andrés Bello, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Millaray Curilem, Universidad de la Frontera
Jorge Maturana, Presidente de la Asociación Gremial Informáticos UTE-USACH

Important dates

1st call for extended abstract submission deadline:  October 29th, 2018
Abstracts acceptance result: November 15th, 2018

Paper submission

Authors should submit their articles in English as PDF files following the IEEE style guidelines for conference proceedings (limited up to 2 pages (US letter size) of content and 1 page for images). The submission must include the following sections: Introduction, methods, results, discussion and conclusions. Affiliation should include the name of the student participating in the competition, and the name of the co-authors


Submit your work in PDF format in the following link https://easychair.org/cfp/EVIC2018

Posters will be selected based on the quality of the extended abstract. The decision notification will be send by electronic mail.

Posters should be posted according to the schedule which will be noted in the program. A committee of three experts will evaluate the posters and assign the first, second and third places. The awards will be announced on December 13th, 2018.

Dr. Gonzalo Acuña L.

Departamento de Ingeniería Informática
Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Av. Ecuador 3659
Santiago – CHILE

Tel.: (56) 22 718.0939
E.mail: gonzalo.acuna@usach.cl