LACCEI Call for Papers 2014


CALL FOR PAPERS

The 12th Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology – LACCEI 2014 

 

“Excellence in Engineering to Enhance a Country’s Productivity” 

July 22 to 24, 2014 Guayaquil, Ecuador 

Organized by:
Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions – LACCEI

Hosted by:
Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral – ESPOL

http://www.laccei.org/index.php/events/upcoming-events/conference-2014-guayaquil

The conference is accepting full papers, extended abstracts, and student papers in English, Spanish, and Portuguese related to three main tracks: Engineering Education, Engineering Research and Technology, and Engineering Practice.

The topics include but are not limited to:

Engineering Education

  • Accreditation
  • Curriculum improvement
  • E-Learning and distance education
  • Enhancing undergraduate education
  • Joint degree and certificate programs
  • Outreach programs
  • Technology for teaching and learning
  • University management

Engineering Practice

  • Construction management
  • Engineering entrepreneurship
  • Engineering for the Americas
  • Internationalization & Globalization of engineering
  • Production management
  • Project management
  • Systems management
  • Logistics
  • Testing
  • Development engineering
  • Service engineering

Engineering Research and Technology

  • Biotechnology
  • Construction
  • Engineering Energy
  • Engineering design
  • Engineering innovation
  • Engineering infrastructure
  • Engineering materials
  • Sustainable engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Logistics
  • Information technology
  • Production engineering
  • Technology and society
  • Telecommunications
  • Product life management
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Technology management
  • Computational tools for engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Bioinformatics

IMPORTANT DATES:

Submission of full papers: February 14, 2014
Submission of extended abstracts: May 3, 2014
Submission of student papers (full papers and extended abstracts): February 14, 2014

TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS:

Full Papers
A full length (maximum 10 pages) will be submitted to double-blind review and if it is accepted will be presented in the conference, indexed and published in the conference proceedings with ISBN. The work must be original, and not published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a lecture or thesis). Authors are required to submit a copyright transfer form. Selected refereed papers on engineering education will be invited to submit an expanded version for publication in the LACCEI Journal. Before the author registration deadline, at least one of the authors must pay for a FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION (not a student registration) and US$50 indexing processing fee.
Click HERE to go to the submission site for Refereed Papers. (Use only Chrome, Firefox, or Safari) Follow this example format: TEMPLATE FILE

Extended Abstract
A two-page manuscript will be submitted to single-blind review and if it is accepted will be presented as a poster in the conference and the extended abstract will be published in the conference proceedings with ISBN. Before the author registration deadline, at least one of the authors must pay for a FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION (not a student registration).
Click HERE to go to the submission site for Extended Abstracts. (Use only Chrome, Firefox, or Safari) Follow this example format: TEMPLATE FILE

Student Submission
The authors must be students, and the submission must list the faculty as mentors not authors. The submission can be a full paper (maximum 10 pages) or an extended abstract. Full papers will compete in both the student paper competition and student poster competition. Extended abstracts will compete only in the student poster competition. All accepted student competition submissions will be included and published in the conference proceedings with ISBN. Presentations must be done by students and at least one author must be registered (either student or full registration) by the author registration deadline for the submission to be published.
Click HERE to go to the submission site for Student Papers. (Use only Chrome, Firefox, or Safari)
Follow this example format: STUDENT PAPER TEMPLATE and STUDENT EXTENDED ABSTRACT TEMPLATE

http://www.laccei.org/index.php/events/upcoming-events/conference-2014-guayaquil

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