International Conference on Advanced Research in Technologies, Information, Innovation and Sustainability


November 25-27, Salinas, Ecuador ONLINE

CICITE 2021 - Challenges and the Impact of Communication and Information Technologies on Education

CICITE is a multidisciplinary workshop that focuses on the challenges and the impact of communication and information technologies on education in a transversal way. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, that hit the world population in early 2020, and required governments to take emergency action in the most varied areas of society in order to contain its spread. Most countries have adopted WHO guidelines, which has led to the closure of schools. Education agents were immediately forced to reinvent themselves and adapt to a new educational model supported by digital technologies and based on online education methodologies. Many were, and continue to be, the challenges experienced by students and teachers, and new strategies adopted to mitigate the effects of the transition to online teaching, as well as the future prospects for education.


List of topics of interest, but are not limited to the following:

  • The impact of Covid 19 at educacion

  • Information and communication technologies in education

  • Learning Models

  • Online Learning

  • Virtual and Remote Labs

  • Educational Games and Simulators

  • Educational Technologies

  • Resilience an Education

  • Artificial Intelligence in Education

  • Intelligent Systems in Educacion

  • IoT in Education

  • Ethics of Using Information Technology


July 15, 2021

Deadline for paper submission

July 31, 2021

Author Notification of Acceptance

August 8, 15, 2021

Submission deadline for the final version of the Papers

August 10, 18, 2021

Conference registration deadline

November, 25-27, 2021



Maria Fernanda Augusto, UPSE, Ecuador

Néstor Acosta, UPSE, Ecuador

Gisella Paula Chica, UPSE, Ecuador

Datzania Villao Burgos, UPSE, Ecuador

Rolando Calero, UPSE, Ecuador


Authors must submit an original paper that has not previously been published. All contributions in English must have 12 to 15 pages, and follow the Springer template.

All papers should be d submitted electronically on the link to EasyChair submission system. The first anonymous version must be submitted in PDF.

Note: To submit a paper you need to have an EasyChair account. Follow the link Signup to create EasyChair account, if needed.


Anastasia Misirli, University of Patras, Greece

Benito Mendoza Trujillo, Universidad Nacional de Chimborazo, Ecuador

Datzania Villao Burgos, Universidad Estatal Peninsula de Santa Elena, Ecuador

Isabel Lopes, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

Jose Maria Diaz, Universidad a Distancia de Madrid, Spain

Juan V. Capella, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

Júlio Duarte, University of Minho, Portugal

Kamlesh Dutta, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur (HP), India

Karolina Baras, University of Madeira, Portugal

Maria Fernanda Augusto, BITrum-Research Group, Spain

Nikiforos Papachristos, The Educational Approaches to Virtual Reality Technologies Lab, The University of Ioannina, Greece

Pedro Gago, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal

Ricardo Martinho, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal

Ricardo Queirós, ESMAD- P.PORTO & CRACS - INESC TEC, Portugal

Rolando Calero, Universidad Estatal Peninsula de Santa Elena, Ecuador

Tassos Mikropoulos, University of Ioannina, Greece

Vassilis Komis, University of Patras, Greece

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