IWSSS 2019 is the 7th edition of the International Workshop on Systems Safety & Security, a prestigious scientific event focused on topics of growing importance in the global political, military and economic context. The workshop topics are related to increasing the security and safety of the systems that are key components of critical infrastructures such as energy production and distribution, water and wastewater management, defence, healthcare providers, transportation systems and communications.
The previous editions of our workshop brought together renowned professors and researchers, practitioners and implementers from industry, young scientists and specialists from all over the world. IWSSS is a real bridge between academia and industry.
The quality and international visibility of the workshop are certified by the fact that the papers presented at the previous editions were published in IEEE Xplore and indexed by Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (ISI) (editions 2013 – 2017, edition 2018 is pending publishing in IEEE Xplore and ISI indexing).
This year IWSSS team has a partnership with MDPI Information Journal (ISSN 2078-2489; CODEN: INFOGG). The extended versions of selected papers presented at IWSSS 2019 will be published in the Information Journal - Special Issue "Advanced Topics in Systems Safety and Security".
Information is an Open-Access journal indexed in a large number of prestigious databases: Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (ISI - Emerging Sources Citation Index), Scopus, DBLP (Universitat Trier), EI Compendex.
The article processing charge (APC) for publishing in MDPI Information is 1000 CHF, but it will be waived for the authors of the extended papers selected from IWSSS 2019.
Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers electronically using EasyChair system.
Papers submitted for presentation should contain original research, not published or being considered for publication elsewhere.
All materials must be written in English.
The participants must prepare the full version of their paper following IEEE Conference Submission Standards.
The Word template can be downloaded from this link.
Maximum six pages A4 in double column format are allowed. Authors may upload longer manuscript up to a maximum of eight pages total. However, each page in excess of six will incur a supplementary charge.
The papers will undergo a peer review process, coordinated by the International Scientific Committee. The corresponding author of each paper will be notified of the result by e-mail.If the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors must attend the workshop and present the paper.
As a part of the procedure, authors of accepted papers must send us a signed Copyright Form for each paper. Missing this document may lead to paper unpublishing.
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings which will be published in IEEE Xplore database and submitted for indexing to Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (ISI).
University of Pitesti
1, Targu din Vale Street
Pitesti, 110040, Romania
More information regarding conference location and accomodation can be found on ECAI Conference (host conference) Website.