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LAWCC 2013 - V Latin American Women in Computing Congress LAWCC 2013

Date2013-10-07 - 2013-10-11


VenueNaiguatá, Venezuela Venezuela



Topics/Call fo Papers

V Latin American Women in Computing Congress LAWCC 2013
First call for papers
Program Committee
Maria Carolina Monard, Brasil
Yudith Cardinale, Venezuela,
Organizing Committee
Yudith Cardinale (USB)
Leonid Tineo (USB), Rosseline Rodríguez (USB) Wilmer Pereira (USB-UCAB), Xiomara Contreras (USB) Soraya Carrasquel (USB), Carlos Figueira (USB) Macringer Omaña (USB-Litoral), María Elena Villapol (UCV Evelenir Barreto (UCAB), Eric Gamess (UCV) Antonio Silva (UCV), Claudia León (UCV) Diliana Rodríguez (UBV), Carlos Herrera (UBV) Ernesto Coto (UCV)
Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Informática
Important dates
Deadline for papers sending: April 15, 2013
Acceptance notification: June 30, 2013
Final version submission: July 31, 2013
Goal of the Congress
Since 2009, the Latin American Women in Computing Congress (LAWCC) is a conjoin event in the Latin American Conference in Computing (Conferencia Latinoamericana de Informática), annually promoted by the Latin-american Center for Informatics Studies (CLEI). The Fifth LAWCC aims at highlighting research, interest, and successful experiences of women in different areas in computing, in order to encourage the active participation of more women. Works and presentations identifying the challenges in Information Technologies (IT) for women in the academy, at enterprises, and in research are expected. This edition is focused on finding ways to approach the recurrent problems relative to the female gender and the interaction with society in this context. LAWCC 2013 will be part of the 39th edition of CLEI 2013, to be held from 7 to 11 October 2013 in Naiguatá, Edo. Vargas, Venezuela.
LAWCC 2013 invites to present papers which report original contribution or relevant experiences in the following topics, but they are not limited to:
? Encouraging participation of women in IT areas.
? Gender equity and IT
? Gender particularities in developing and deploying Its
? Gender particularities in teaching Its.
? Analysis of research activities of women in Its
? Gender and Human-Computer Interaction
? Female leadership models in Computation
? Social networks and women
? Women participation in decisions making at national and international levels, regarding to the use of ITs.
?Public policies for women and ITs.
Information for the Submission
Papers could be written in Spanish, Portuguese or English and have to be submitted until April 15, 2013 in PDF format according to the CLEI 2013 home page (
? The papers that are submitted must be the result of original research or reports with relevant experiences and should not be published or under evaluation for other conferences and/or journals.
? All submitted papers must have a maximum of 12 pages, including figures, references and an abstract of 150 words in the official language accepted CLEI 2013 (Spanish, Portuguese and English). If submissions are written in Spanish or Portuguese, should have an abstract in English. The reference format for the submission of articles should be IEEE, referenced to the site CLEI 2013. El formato de referencia para el envío es el de IEEE que se referencia en el sitio The format for submission of articles can be found at the conference web site
? The final program and the proceeding will only include papers with at least one author registered in the AUTHOR category in the conference before the deadline for submitting the final version.
? A selection of the best papers on related topics will be proponed to be published in the CLEI Electronic Journal ( and Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science ( For this purpose, invited authors must present an improved and expanded version in English that will undergo a new evaluation process.
? Currently, we handle the proceeding is indexed by IEEE Xplore digital library (
Maria Carolina Monard:
Yudith Cardinale:
“...Nobody knows like a woman how to say things that are both sweet and profound. Sweetness and depth, this is all of woman; this is Heaven.” - Victor Hugo

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