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I European Workshop on Computing and ICT Professionalism (EWCIP) within CISTI 2010 conference (〈=es

I EWCIP Workshop invites researchers and practitioners to submit contributions describing relevant advances or experiences in the study and analysis of computing and ICT profession.

Workshop overview

This workshop is aimed at addressing the different aspects of computing and ICT professionalism. With the support of ATI (, the workshop wants to act as meeting point for research and practitioners communities in Spain and Portugal with experts of European countries where ICT professionalism initiatives are also a hot topic . Working language will be mainly English although contributions in Spanish are also welcome.

Suggested topics for contributions (mainly supported with empirical data and facts) although not limited to them, are the following ones:

  professional profiles

  role of certifications

  adaptation of different levels of education

  analysis of labour market

  social image of profession

  non technical skills

  women in ICT profession

  skills shortage

  new trends in ICT profession

  influence of globalization

  role of educators, public administration and professional bodies within the ICT profession

  ethics and code of behaviour

  career development

  motivation and factors for productivity and quality

  role of human resources within ICT projects

  social responsibility of profession and professionals

Paper Submission and Formatting Guidelines

We invite prospective authors to submit contributions, not yet published, reporting on either work under development or concluded projects about theoretical aspects or practical applications of the workshop topics. Paper must follow the formatting guidelines of the conference according to format (〈=es), and should be written either in English or Spanish. English language is preferred although contributions in Spanish are welcome. Contributions should be submitted, in PDF format. Maximum length is 6 pages. File should not include identification of authors. Submission and contact: with subject CISTI.


Papers may be accepted as full workshop papers (6 pages). Papers selected for presentation during the workshop sessions will be included in the Conference Proceedings, subject to the condition that at least one co-author will register for the conference and ensure the oral presentation of the work. Special issue on IT/ICT profession of Upgrade Journal, the official journal of CEPIS (, will publish selected papers from the workshop as extended versions. Also Novatica ( will publish a selected paper in Spanish from the workshop as extended version.

Important dates

Paper submission: February 26, 2010
Paper acceptance/rejection notification: March 26, 2010
Camera-ready version due (and registration of one author): April 16, 2010
Conference: June 16-19, 2010

Organising Committee

· Luis Fernandez-Sanz, Departamento de C. Computación, Universidad de Alcala
· Declan Brady, CEPIS

Programme Committee

· Luis Fernandez-Sanz, Universidad de Alcala (cochair)
· Declan Brady, Vicepresident CEPIS (cochair)
· M,J.García, Universidad Europea de Madrid
· F.Piera, Vicepresident ATI
· J.J.Castillo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
· R.Johnson, University of London
· C.Cabezon, Adecco Information Technology Spain
· L.M.Rosa, Exin South West Europe & Latin America
· M.I.Alarcón, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
· J.Deminet, Polish Information Processing Society
· J.R.Hilera, Universidad de Alcalá