World IT Congress 2021 Seoul - Call for Papers 
                              (30%~40% Papers will be recommended to SCI/E or SCOPUS Journal)
                                                             The 2021 World Congress on Information Technology Applications and Services 
                                                                                                (World IT Congress 2021)
                                                "Advanced  Mobile, Communications, Security, Multimedia, Vehicular,  Cloud, IoT, and Computing" 
                                                                                              February 18-20, 2021, Jeju, Korea
                                                                                                 Hosted by KIPS CSWRG - Korea
                                                                                                  Technically Sponsored by KIPS 
Submission due: Jan. 25, 2021
1. All accepted papers will be published by conference CD proceeding(without ISSN/ISBN)*.
2. After closing congress, accepted and presented papers will be recommended to 
   - Special Issues of the Intl' Journals indexed by SCI/E or SCOPUS(30~40%).
   - SCI/E journal recommendations (Distinguished excellent papers)
** No showers' paper will be NOT recommended to intl' journal**
The 2021 World Congress on Information Technology Applications and Services (World IT Congress 2021) will be held in Jeju, Korea, February 18-20, 2021. 
The World IT Congress 2021 is aimed at address key themes on "Advanced  Mobile, Communications, Security, Multimedia, Vehicular,  Cloud, IoT, 
and Computing". 
The World IT Congress will be the most comprehensive international events focused on the various aspects of Advances in IT, Applications, and Services (AITA). 
The congress will provide an opportunity for academic and industry professionals to discuss the latest issues and progress in the area of AITA. 
In addition, the congress will publish high quality papers which are closely related to the various theories and practices in AITA. Furthermore, we expect that
the congress and its publications will be a trigger for further related research and technology improvements in this important subject. 
Honorary Chair
 Doo-soon Park, SoonChunHyang University, Korea
Steering Committee
 James J. Park, SeoulTech, Korea (Chair)
 Hamid R. Arabnia, The University of Georgia, USA (Co-Chair)
 Han-Chieh Chao, National Ilan University, Taiwan
 Young-Sik Jeong, Dongguk University, Korea
 Jianhua Ma, Hosei University, Japan
 Qun Jin, Waseda University, Japan
General Chairs
 Yi Pan, Georgia State University, USA
 Ka Lok Man, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
 Jungho Kang, Baewha Women's University, Korea
General Vice-Chairs
 Neil Yen, University of Aizu, Japan
 Jisu Park, Jeonju University, Korea
Program Chairs
 Khamphoui Southisombath, National University of Laos, Laos
 Jin Wang, Changsha University of Science and Technology, China
 Muhammad Khurram Khan, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 Dohyun Kim, Catholic University of Pusan, Korea
Publicity Chairs
 Byoungwook Kim, Dongguk University, Korea
 Byeong-Seok Shin, Inha University, Korea
 Yeong-Seok Seo, Yeungnam University, Korea
 Jun-Ho Huh, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, Korea
 Yan Li, Inha University, Korea
Local Chairs
 Hyun-Woo Kim, Baewha Women's University, Korea
 Hwamin Lee, Soonchunhyang University, Korea
 Kwang-il Hwang, Incheon National University, Korea
 Joon-Min Gil, Catholic University of Daegu, Korea
 Jaehwa Chung, Korea National Open University, Korea
 Seokhong Min, The MINDATA Corporation, Korea
 Track 1.Internet of Things and Sensors
 Track 2.Embedded system and Middleware
 Track 3.Security and Trust Computing 
 Track 4.Advanced Multimedia Computing
 Track 5.Networking and Communications 
 Track 6.Bigdata and Data mining 
 Track 7.Web and Internet Computing   
 Track 8.Grid and Cloud computing 
 Track 9.Green IT and Sustainable Computing
 Track 10.Copmutational Intelligent Computing 
 Track 11.Wellness and U-health Services
 Track 12.IT Service Computing and Management
 Track 13.Converged IT Services
Important Dates
Step 1: Congress Process
1. Paper Submission Due: Jan. 25, 2021
2. Author Notification: Jan. 28, 2021
3. Registration Due: Jan. 25, 2021
   - We will NOT send authors of the non-registered papers the comments.
   - When you prepare a paper for the SI submission, authors MUST revise and improve the paper based on review comments. 
4. Camera Ready Due: Jan. 29, 2021 
5. Congress dates: Feb. 18-20, 2021
Step 2: Journal Process for SIs
** This process is ONLY for authors of the recommended paper in the Congress **
6. Sending emails for SI recommendations: Mar. 05, 2021
7. Full paper submission due for SI: TBA
* Open access journals or online first publication will be published by the due dates. 
* The offline publications can be depended on schedule of the publisher.
* We are not responsible for the quality of recommended paper in the journals.
Submission Guidelines
Authors should submit a regular paper with 3~6 pages in length, including all figures, tables, and references.
**If authors will NOT use our format, this paper will be rejected without review process**.
Please use ONLY conference paper template 
 (download :
Proceedings and Special Issues
First, All accepted will be included in the Conference CD Proceedings (without ISSN / ISBN).
After closing the conference, all recommended papers in World IT Congress 2021 will be recommended to
1) SCI/E journals (Top ranked papers)
   - Sustainable Cities and Society - Elsvier (IF: 5.268, JCR-Top 5 ranked)
   - CMC-Computers Materials & Continua - Tech Science (IF: 4.890, JCR-Q1 level) 
   - Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (IF: 4.594, JCR-Q1 level) 
   - Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences - Springer (IF:3.70, JCR-Q1 level)
   - Journal of Supercomputing - Springer (IF: 2.469, JCR-Q2 level)
   - Microprocessors and Microsystems - Elsvier (IF: 1.161)
   - Journal of Information Processing Systems (H-Index: 21, indexed EI/SCOPUS/ESCI)
    // the authors MUST submitted full paper with 7~8 pages(two columns).
2) SCOPUS journals (~40% ranked papers) - JIPS and other journals.
    // the authors can submit regular paper with 5-6 pages(two columns).
**No showers' paper will be NOT recommended to the jornals.
 ** Call for Workshop/Special Session Proposals ** 
In conjunction with WITC2021, we will organize some workshops.
The workshop proposals should be submitted to World IT Congress 2021 secretary ( by Dec. 31, 2019.
Several workshops will be held in conjunction with World IT Congress 2021 with the aim to explore special topics and provide international forums 
for scientists, engineers, and computer users to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results on hot topics on the various 
aspects of Advances in IT, Applications, and Services. 
Workshops for presenting papers from industrial companies and papers on implementations of systems and services are very welcome.
One workshop MUST have at least 5 registered papers.
Otherwise, the papers will be moved to the another workshop.
In general, a workshop takes one day, although multiple-days and half-day workshops are welcome.
The workshop proposal should include following information: 
1. Title of the workshop: International Workshop on ... 
2. Workshop Organizers(s): name, affiliation, address, phone and fax numbers, e-mail.
3. Brief description of the workshop (several hundred words)
4. Expected number of papers to be submitted
5. Call for paper of the workshop (draft version - 1 page CFP MS Word version)
6. Tentative list of program committee members (Name, affiliation, country, email address)
7. Your workshop web address (Tentative)
 Important Dates
Paper submission due: Jan. 25, 2021
Accept notification: Jan. 28, 2021
Registration due: Jan. 25, 2021
Camera-ready paper due: Jan. 29, 2021
Workshop dates: Feb. 18-20, 2021
** Each workshop organizer MUST send workshop package to workshop chairs by Jan 31, 2021.
 Contact Information
For further information regarding the workshop and paper submission, please contact: 
 Conference Community:
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