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  1. Full Paper Deadline: 25 September 2018
  2. Acceptance Notification: 28 September 2018
  3. Camera-ready Paper Deadline: 5 October 2018
  4. Early Bird Deadline: 30 September 2018


NEW DEADLINE (Final Call for Papers)  

Full Paper Deadline: 8 September 2018  ( Extended  deadline : 25 September 2018)
Acceptance Notification: 22 September 2018   (28 September 2018)
Camera-ready Paper Deadline: 3 October 2018  (05 October 2018)
Early Bird Deadline: 29 September 2018              (30 September 2018)

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2018 International Conference on Technology and Humanities


Professor Stefanos Kollias: Founding Professor of Machine Learning, University of Lincoln, UK

Modelling for the detection of subtle – but significant – events in signals and data: A personal journey from expert systems and neural networks to deep learning

Lt. Colonel (PA) Professor Dr. Hjh. Norazah Mohd Suki: Professor of Marketing and E-Commerce, Universiti Utara Malaysia, MY

"The Role of industry 4.0 in marketing & tourism industry"


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2018 International Conference on Technology and Humanities (IcoTECH 2018)

November 17-18, 2018

Venue: KDU Penang University College, Penang, Malaysia

About IcoTECH2018

The 2018 International Conference on Technology and Humanities (IcoTECH2018) highlights the latest research and applications of algorithms, theories, applications within the fields of Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management, Finance and Hotel & Tourism. This conference focuses on a variety of methods and systems as well as practical examples.

The theme of the conference is "Envisioning Challenges" with diversified approaches towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) through Technology and Humanities. IcoTECH 2018 aims to provide a platform to share and exchange ideas, technology, and applications in the area of Science, Social Sciences and Humanities. This conference will witness proposals and solutions for real-world problems from great minds of postgraduates, academicians, researchers and decision makers from both the public and private sectors.


Selected papers in Technology track will be published in SCOPUS indexed Journals which will be subjected to publisher's Terms & Condition while selected Social Sciences and Humanities papers will be submitted to SCOPUS indexed Journals for publisher's consideration.


Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished papers. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Computing: Artificial intelligence Architectures, Image Processing, Network Security, Energy grids, Prediction, Data analytics, Colour, Motion analysis, Computer vision, Computational steering, Computers in Human behaviour, Cryptography, Data mining, Deep learning, Global Information Systems techniques, Intelligent tutoring, Intelligent adaptive educational methods, Intrusion detection systems, Evolutionary computing, Optimization, Internet of Things AI applications, Smart Home, Financial Analysis with AI, Machine learning and Big data, Probabilistic methods, Recommendation systems , Visual analytics systems.

Engineering: Mechanical and manufacturing engineering, Computational Engineering, Modelling and Simulation, Electrical and electronics technology, Engineering Mathematics, Data mining, Dynamics and Vibration, Applied Mechanics, Material Science and Engineering, Civil and structure Engineering, Chemistry Engineering, Electrical and electronics technology, Image processing, Renewable energy and power system, Biotechnology, Manufacturing system, Geological Engineering, Nanotechnology, Engineering design and applications.

Business and Accounting: Business Critical Management Studies, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Innovation, International Business, Leadership, Management Information System, Marketing, Operation Management, Organization Theory, Organizational Behaviour, Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs), Strategic Management, Supply Chain, Management, E-Commerce in Accounting, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Forensic Accounting, Islamic Financial Management Islamic Investment Islamic Philosophy on Business and Finance, Marketing of Financial Services, Personal Finance Public Finance Regulation in Islamic Finance and Banking Risk Management .

Hospitality and Tourism: Tourism, hospitality, and leisure marketing; Consumer behaviour in tourism and hospitality settings; Human Resource Issues in hospitality, Hospitality finance, Health and safety issues in tourism and hospitality; Legal issues in tourism and hospitality; Emerging markets; Tour Operation, Technological issues in tourism and hospitality; Sport Tourism, Health, medical, spa, and wellness tourism; Tourism planning and development, Tourism economics; Food tourism and food tourism marketing; Community-based tourism, Future trends in tourism and hospitality marketing and management.

Registration and Submission

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Submission guidelines: 

-Regular papers should be up to 6-8 pages in length.
-Papers must be written in English.

Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review.



Professor Stefanos Kollias

Founding Professor of Machine Learning, University of Lincoln, UK

Modelling for the detection of subtle – but significant – events in signals and data: A personal journey from expert systems and neural networks to deep learning”

Professor Stefanos Kollias is the Founding Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Lincoln, UK, starting from September 2016. He has previously been Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece since 1997 and Director of the Intelligent Systems, Content & Interaction Laboratory. He is an IEEE Fellow. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the European Neural Network Society (2007-2016). He has produced world-leading research activity in the fields of machine learning, intelligent systems (with emphasis on artificial neural networks), semantic multimedia analysis, semantic metadata interoperability and affective computing. He has published 108 papers in international journals and 300 papers in proceedings of international conferences. His research has been highly referenced (about 8000 citations with an h-index of 41 in Google Scholar). He has supervised more than 40 Ph.D. students. He has led his group participation in more than 100 European R&D projects, in which his group funding has been more than 20 million euro.


Lt. Colonel (PA) Professor Dr. Hjh. Norazah Mohd Suki:

Professor of Marketing and E-Commerce, Universiti Utara Malaysia, MY

"The Role of industry 4.0 in marketing & tourism industry"

Professor Dr. Norazah Mohd Suki is a Professor of Marketing and E-Commerce at Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia. Her research interests include electronic marketing, E-commerce, M-commerce, consumer behavior, mobile learning and areas related to marketing. She was the recipient of several international awards such as IGI Global Winners of the Seventh Annual Awards Excellence in Research Journal, Highly Commended Paper in the 2015 and the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, Best Paper Awards, and Best Presenter Awards. She has mentored several post-graduate students, published more than 300 papers in referred journals, book chapters, books, and conference papers. She is also involved in several research projects. She is also the editor of a SCOPUS indexed book. She has sound experiences as speake to public and private universities, government bodies on courses related to Structural Equation Modelling (SEM), Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SP.SS), research methodology, etc.


Centre for Research & Innovation (CRI),
KDU Penang University College,
32, Jalan Anson, 10400 Georgetown, Penang, MY

Conference supported by

University of Lincoln, UK
Campus Way, Brayford Pool,
Lincoln, LN6 7TS  
United Kingdom