The PCI 2020 conference has a Main Track where authors submit their papers. Moreover, this year, there are five (5) special session organized in conjunction with PCI 2020. These are:

Cyber Security of Critical Infrastructures (CSCI)

Parallel and/or Distributed DataBases (PDDB)

Retrieval and Dissemination of Information + Big Data (RDI)

Education and training on Data Science and IoT (DS&IoT)

Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities (AI4SC)


Each of the above listed special sessions has its own web page to provide more information (organizers, topics, etc). Click the acronym of special session (in parentheses) to visit the special session’s page.

Submissions of papers for the special sessions will be done with the Easychair system in the following address (the same as for submissions to the main track):

Authors of papers for the special sessions, during the submission to the Easychair system, should select only one name of special session. Special sessions names are listed in the Topics of PCI under the section header “SPECIAL SESSIONS”.

The extended deadline for submitting papers to special sessions is the 12th of October.

Proceedings of PCI 2020 are the same for both main track papers and special session papers. They will be published in the ICPS Series of the ACM and will be included in the ACM Digital Library. The ISBN for the PCI 2020 proceedings is 978-1-4503-8897-9.

The rest information on how to submit, how to prepare the Camera Ready version, registration, etc. are same with the main conference. See the following PCI 2020 pages: