Important Dates
Conference: September 23 - 25, 2020
Research Projects @ RCIS Track:
  • Submission Deadline: TBC
  • Notification: TBC
  • Camera ready and authors registration deadline: TBC
  • Camera-ready copy deadline for all paper types:
    March 31 , 2020 (Extended) April 30, 2020
    Authors registration deadline:
    March 31 , 2020 (Extended) April 30, 2020
    Early registration deadline:
    September 4, 2020

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    Prof. Jelena Zdravkovic
    Stockholm University

    Prof. Fabiano Dalpiaz
    Utrecht University


    Prof. George Angelos Papadopoulos
    University of Cyprus


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    The Fourteenth International Conference on

    Research Challenges in Information Science

    September 23 - 25, 2020, Limassol, Cyprus



    RCIS 2020 Statement on Coronavirus


    The Republic of Cyprus is welcoming foreign visitors again

    The Republic of Cyprus, having applied the stringent measures in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, is proud to be one of the most successful countries in containing the virus in its territory. Restrictions, regulation of movement and a continuous testing regime (one in 8 persons tested so far) has allowed the country to start going back to normality.

    Click for more information and requirements for travelers arranging their trip to Cyprus.

    Scope and Topics
    RCIS aims to bring together scientists, researchers, engineers and practitioners from a wide range of information science fields and to provide opportunities for knowledge sharing and dissemination. RCIS 2020 will continue paying attention to traditional topics at the conference; in addition, we solicit submissions aligned the special theme of Information Science in the Days of Artificial Intelligence. We understand AI in a broad sense, including machine learning, self-adaptation, logic-based reasoning, automation, agents and multiagent systems, natural language processing, etc. RCIS welcomes submissions from the whole spectrum of the information science field. The list of themes and topics includes, but is not limited to:

    A1. Information Systems and their Engineering A2. User-Oriented Approaches
    A3. Data and Information Management A4. Business Process Management
    A5. Domain-specific IS Engineering A6. Data Science
    A7. Information Infrastructures A8. Reflective Research and Practice

    Special Journal Issue

    Domain Knowledge Engineering

    A selection of the best accepted papers of RCIS’20, chosen by a dedicated committee, will be invited to submit an extended version of the RCIS paper to the Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE) journal published by Elsevier ( The selection of the papers to invite will be based on the review scores and arguments and the potential for extension.

    Latest News
    Mar 03, 2020 : The Research Projects @ RCIS Track is now available on the website
    Feb 17, 2020 : The Registration is open
    Feb 13, 2020 : The Keynote Speakers have been announced
    Jan 27, 2020 : Tutorial/Posters/Demos/DC Submission Deadline has been extended to February 21, 2020
    Jan 14, 2020 : Abstract Submission Deadline has been extended to January 27, 2020
    Jan 14, 2020: Paper Submission Deadline has been extended to February 03, 2020
    Oct 08, 2019 : The Call for Tutorials is available.
    Oct 07, 2019 : The Call for Doctoral Consortium Papers is available.
    Oct 02, 2019 : The Call for Posters and Demos is available.
    September 11, 2019 : Information about a journal special issue with the best papers of RCIS 2020 is now available
    July 31, 2019 : The Call for Papers is available.
    July 31, 2019 : The committee chairs are updated.
    July 16, 2019 : The website is now available.

    Limassol, a cosmopolitan sea-side city

    Limassol is geographically situated on the southern coast of Cyprus. It is the largest city of Cyprus in geographical size. The district of Limassol is bordered by the district of Larnaka in the east, the district of Pafos in the west, the capital; Nicosia in the north, with Akrotiri Bay to the south. Limassol’s central position offers easy access to all major cities as well as Troodos Mountains within a 35 to 45 minute drive. It is also conveniently situated only 35 minutes away from both Larnaka and Pafos airports.

    Limassol is a safe destination which has much to share, with its beautiful seafronts, countless cultural, recreational and leisure activities, vibrant events and festivals, as well as being a centre for conferences and incentive travel programmes.

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