LEARN MORE ABOUT International Conference on Data Science, E-learning and Information Systems 2018


** Please click here to visit the Conference Schedule (Last Updated_18 Sept_2018).

** Any accompany person should register @ the conference site.

- The registration is open and please contact icemis_iares@yahoo.com for registration process to make the payment through Credit Card or PayPal.

- Hotel Reservations - Hotel room reservation is open at https://www.ayrehoteles.com/en/hotels/ayre-gran-hotel-colon/ until 26th of August at agreed price (110€+VAT including breakfast) introducing the promotional code (INGEN2018). That code is valid for reservations from 30th of September (check-in date) to 2nd or 3rd of October (check-out date). Note that if the promotional code is not used for reservation, the price may vary (be higher or even lower) with respect to the agreed price.

Important Dates

Submission of full papers: August 15, 2018 

Notification of acceptance (+/- two days): August 25, 2018 

Final papers + Copyright + Registration: Sept 5, 2018 


The International Conference on Data Science, E-learning and Information Systems 2018 (Data'18) will take place in Ayre Gran Hotel Colón Madrid, Spain, 1-2 October, 2018. Data'18 conference is co-sponsored by the UDIMA Universidad a Distancia de MadridACM is glad to publish the proceedings of Data 2018 in the ACM Digital Library within its International Conference Proceedings Series (ICPS). The ISBN number assigned to Data 2018 is 978-1-4503-6536-9.


The conference has the focus on the frontier topics in the theoretical and applied data science and engineering, e-learning and information systems' subjects. Data'18 conference serves as good platforms for our members and the entire data engineering and IS community to meet with each other and to exchange ideas. 


All submitted papers will be under peer review and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceeding. In addition,  the extended versions of the best conference papers (75% as new content) will be selected to be submitted in the following journals' special issues:

1. Special issue on Advances in Visual Analytics and Mining Visual data" by Chang, Victor; Aljawarneh, Shadi; Li, Chung-Sheng. Expert Systems, Wiley (SCI, Scopus)

2. Special issue on the Current Trends in E-learning AssessmentJournal of Computing in Higher Education (JCHE) (SCOPUS, SCI).

3. Special Issue on the Foundations of Software Science and Computation StructuresJournal Foundations of Science, Springer (SCOPUS, SCI)

4. Special Issue on the Recent Advancements in Computing and Information Systems, TELKOMNIKA Computing Telecommunication Electronics and Control (SCOPUS)

5. Special Issue on the Software Security Design and Applications, International Journal of Secure Software Engineering (IJSSE)


Also a number of joint workshops will be held in conjunction with the international conference of data science, e-learning and information systems 2018 (Data 2018), Madrid, Spain 1-2 October 2018 such as:

  1. Workshop on Cloud Business Intelligence (WCBI-2018), Workshop Organizer: Dr. Manisha Malhotra, University Institute of Computing, Chandigarh University, India. The submissions should be sent to this email:  mmanishamalhotra@gmail.com
  2. Parallel Session on Biomedical Data Science, Session Organizers: Luis A. Iñigo-Garcia, Juan Alfonso Lara Torralbo & María Aurora Martínez Rey.


Data'18 conference is composed of the following 12 tracks - Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Data Science and Engineering:  Data Fusion, Data Mining,  Aerial Image Analysis, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Social networks, Collaborative Networks, web services, Advanced Analytics, Big Data, Internet of Things, sensor networks, telecommunications, biology, health-care and cloud, data capture, creation, storage, search, sharing, modeling, analysis, and visualization, machine learning, statistics, optimization and managing big mutimedia data.

E-Learning Educational in ICT: E-learning, Engineering Education, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Virtual education and others.

Robotics: Programming, Software, Hardware, Applications, Tools, Systems and Technologies.

Web Technologies: Social Networks, Programming Languages, Semantics, Web Semantic, Mobile Applications, Mobile Engineering, web applications developments and others.

Health Advances and Technologies

Machine Learning & Deep Learning

Modeling, & Simulation

Engineering Projects Management  

Computing & Applications: OS, Databases, Cloud Computing, Soft Computing, Genetic Programming, Genetic Algorithm, Swarm Intelligence, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Fuzzy Systems, Fuzzy Logic, Neural network, Machine Learning, Multi-Agent Systems, Neural Genetic Systems, Neural Fuzzy Systems, Pattern Recognition, Time Series Analysis, Forecasting, Reinforcement Learning, tatistical Data Analysis, Complex Systems, Evolutionary Systems, Applications of soft computing to: Control problems, sensor fusion, manufacturing, testing and diagnostics, semiconductor processing, modeling of complex systems, approximate reasoning, optimization, management science, decision analysis, information systems, economics, financial systems, business applications, forecasting, reliability, cost-benefit analysis, risk assessments, medical applications, forensic applications, automotive applications, robotics, automation, etc. New developments in soft computing: Development of applications or approaches combining fuzzy logic, neural networks, evolutionary computation, expert systems, etc.Soft computing software, Hardware implementations of soft computing.

Signal Processing Engineering 

Renewable Energy 

Information Systems (IS): Information Theory, IT governance, Knowledge Management, e-Commerce vs. e-Business, Building an e-Business, e-Gov, Designing a web site, elements of a web site, evaluation and usability, Web site design: Site plan, strategies and designs, E-commerce Web Site Design: Strategies and Model, Payments, CRM, B2B e-Commerce,  KPMG presentation aother topics related in IS.

Smart Cities

Multimedia Tools and Applications

Social Events:

1. Social event on Monday afternoon (Oct 1st, 2018): Dinner and bus transportation from the conference venue to the headquarters of Udima in Collado Villalba (40 KM from Madrid Center)

Meet Our Speakers
Distinguished ACM Speaker
CEO and Product Owner Scrum.org & IEEE Distinguished Speaker


  • Rates include: attendance to all sessions and conferences, Proceedings (Soft Copy), conference materials, Coffee Breaks and Daily Lunch.
  • Social event on Monday afternoon (Oct 1st, 2018): Dinner and bus transportation from the conference venue to the headquarters of Udima in Collado Villalba (40 KM from Madrid Center).
  • Please note that if you do not attend the conference for any reason, the Soft Copy of the Conference Proceedings will be sent to your mail address upon request.
  • The student rates apply to full time students only (Declaration of University stating full time status must be sent by email with the registration form – otherwise it won’t be considered).
  • Also the students will compete on the Best Student Paper. The Winner will receive an Winning Certificate.
  • Author presenting more than one paper – 450 Euro per extra paper. 
  • The Accompany person should register and pay 300 Euro
  • The following rates apply to the number of pages of final submissions:


Pages /regular price

Extra pages


Full Paper


up to 4

Short Paper


up to 1

Doctoral Consortium


up to 1

Reflection Paper


up to 1



up to 1

*** The price of extra pages is  80 Euro per extra page.



All submitted papers will be under peer review and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceeding. The abstracts will be indexed and available at major academic databases.

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