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The proceedings will be published by Springer under the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.


The conference programme has been announced.

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Call For Doctoral Colloquium

NB: Please direct any enquiries to Zena Wood at

COSIT 2013 Doctoral Colloquium will take place on the last day of the conference and provides PhD students the opportunity to present their relevant research to international and interdisciplinary researchers and fellow students to gain important feedback. Students are encouraged to apply who are at any stage of their PhD from the early stages all the way to nearing completion. All research that is connected to the themes of the main conference will be considered.


Students are required to submit a brief summary of their work (no more than 1500 words), along with a brief biography (no more than 300 words) to The summary should follow the LNCS style, stylesheets for which can be found here, but the abstract is optional and should be no longer than 100 words if used. The biography should outline your academic background and research interests, and should indicate the current stage of your PhD. It should be in plain text format. The biographies and summaries will be distributed at the conference.

Review Process

Space permitting, all graduates who meet the deadline, format, and topic requirements will be invited to participate and give a brief oral presentation of their work. If the number of submissions exceed the time available, a rapid peer-review selection process will be based on the usual criteria of originality, scientific importance and relevance to the COSIT themes. Please note that there may be travel bursaries available to students who attend the doctoral colloquium.

Important dates

STILL OPEN Doctoral Colloquium submissions
07 Jul 2013 Early Bird registration ends
6 Sep 2013 Doctoral Colloquium