About ICTer 2020

The 20th International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer2020) will be held from 09th to 12th September 2020 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ICTer is the successor to the seminal International Information Technology Conference (IITC) held in Sri Lanka since 1998. The ICTer conference is a unique opportunity for researchers and practitioners alike to present research results and practical deployment in the Computer Science and Information Technology domains. The Proceedings of the conference will be published in book form and all presented papers and abstracts will be submitted to IEEE Xplore. Selected papers will be invited for publication in the special issue of the ICTer Journal (journal.icter.org).

The main conference will take place on the 10th and 11th of September 2020. In addition to the presentation of selected papers, the conference will include several keynote addresses by leading personalities of international repute in the domains of Computer Science and ICT. The conference will also include several pre and post-conference workshops on the 09th and 12th of September, conducted by experts in the cutting edge areas of Computer Science and Information Technology. The ICTer2020 Conference will be focused on important problems and potential solutions in the areas listed below, but not limited to those topics:

  • Machine Learning Track

    General Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Learning Theory, Probabilistic Inference, Optimization, Trustworthy Machine Learning, NLP, Data Mining

  • Physical Computing Track

    Embedded Systems, Robotics, Unmanned Systems, Automated Systems, Sensors, Actuators, Internet of Things, Smart Cities

  • Distributed Computing Track

    Algorithms and Applications, Cyber security, Application Security, Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies, Computer Networks, Wireless Networks, Mobile Computing, High Performance Computing

  • Human-Computer Interaction (Handled by ColomboCHI 2020 Conference organized by ACM SIGCHI Colombo Chapter)  Track

    Human-Computer Interaction, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Computer Graphics, Image Processing, Haptics, Multisensory Interfaces.

  • Applications of IT Track

    e-learning, IT/CS Education, e-Science in social science, IT healthcare, eClimate, Bioinformatics, ICT for Development, ICT for Innovation

  • Industry R&D Track

    Research and development works conducted by industry can be submitted here.

  • Open Track

    Full paper submissions which do not categorized above should be submitted here.


All presented papers and abstracts will be indexed by IEEE Xplore.

All inquiries about the submission of the papers should be made to:

E-mail: info@icter.org, Phone: +94-11-2581245-7, +94-11-2581248,  Fax: 94-11-2587239


Special Notice

The deadline for submission of research papers for ICTer 2020 is extended until 30th April 2020. Until further notice, please refer to the ICTer Facebook page for the latest update about the conference. https://www.facebook.com/ICTer/

Since the UCSC is closed until further notice, you are kindly requested to communicate all the matters using email contacts given at http://www.icter.org/conference/contact-us/.

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