The organizing committee would like to invite you to submit a paper for publication at the IV Ibero-American Congress of Smart Cities (ICSC-CITIES 2021). 

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings with Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

The best papers will be published in Springer's Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series (SJR 0.16 - Q4 Computer Science)*. 

In addition, the selected papers will be considered for an extension in Special Editions of the Revista Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad de Antioquia (SJR 0.16 - Q4 Engineering; JCR 0.17 - Q4 engineering), and MDPI Applied Sciences (SJR 0.435 - Q2 Computer Science Applications, Engineering, Instrumentation; JCR 2.679 - Q2 engineering, physics) and ELSEVIER World Development Sustainability. At least 40% of additional original content is required in the extended version.

*Updated SJR and JCR impact factors (2020).

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All manuscripts must be original and not been simultaneously submitted to or in consideration for another journal or conference. Manuscripts written in Spanish, Portuguese or English are considered for presentation in the congress. The maximum length is 15 pages, and the maximum file size is 5 MB. Authors should consult authors’ guidelines by Springer and use the proceedings templates (LNCS/CCIS), either for Latex or for Word, for the preparation of the manuscripts.


Those who are interested in submitting their papers to the congress should use the Springer Templates available on:

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Proceedings Guidelines for Authors

Word Template

LaTeX Template

Authors can choose to present their papers in Spanish, Portuguese or English. The paper should not exceed 15 pages and the file size should not exceed 5 MiB.


Access EasyChair and submit the completed form with the final paper.

A partially completed copyright form should be completed and signed by the corresponding author of each paper, on behalf of all of the authors of the paper.

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