"Smart Innovation, System and Technologies"   


Call for paper: BTSym'24 - Satellite Event Ecuador

Dear Researchers,

The BTSym'24 organizing committee cordially invites scholars to participate and submit papers addressing current research topics of interest. Scheduled for November 14th to 15th, 2024, the event will span two days and take place at the Instituto Universitário Rumiñahui, Rumiñahui, Ecuador, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day. 

Proceedings of the event will be published by the Springer Nature publisher under the book series "Smart Innovation, Systems, and Technologies" as part of the 10th Brazilian Technology Symposium - Emerging Trends and Challenges in Technology.

Indexing: The books of this series "Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies" are submitted to ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink.

Call for Papers

The Brazilian Technology Symposium (BTSym'24) serves as a premier platform for the presentation and discussion of the latest research projects and developments across various fields of knowledge within the scientific and technological domains.

We invite researchers, students, and professionals from both academic and industrial sectors to submit:

  • Research papers
  • Case studies
  • Articles of opinion

These submissions should showcase studies, methodologies, and results achieved in scientific research projects, course work, dissertations, theses, and more.

Areas of Interest 

The event encompasses a wide array of knowledge areas, including but not limited to:

 Discussion Panel 1: Technology and industrial processes.


  • Industrial technological processes.
  • Technology applied to production processes.
  • Innovation models.
  • Digital factory.
  • Quality 4.0.
  • Logistics 4.0.
  • Innovation 4.0.
  • Clean technologies.
  • Industrial automation.
  • Engineering Process Simulations.


Discussion Panel 2: Microelectronics, Sensors, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Real-Time Systems.


  • Microelectronics.
  • MEMS.
  • Reconfigurable Devices and Systems.
  • Sensors.
  • Robotics.
  • Satellites .
  • Aerospace and Defense.
  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • Radar System and Algorithms.
  • Resilient and Robust Systems.
  • Real-Time Systems.


Discussion Panel 3: Technology applied to buildings.


  • Construction 4.0.
  • Automation and Robotics in buildings.
  • Environmental comfort.
  • Energy efficiency in buildings.
  • Constructions.
  • Technologies in Design, BIM.
  • Construction Information Model, Provisional and adapted constructions. 
  • Sensors applied to civil construction.
  • Sustainable buildings.
  • Smart buildings.


Discussion Panel 4: Product Development and Innovation.


  • Engineering design.
  • Design methods.
  • Design thinking.
  • Sustainable product development.
  • Circular economy.
  • Cradle to Cradle (C2C).
  • Innovation strategies applied to product development.
  • Business model innovation.
  • Digital innovation and transformation.
  • Open innovation.


Discussion Panel 5: Telecommunications, product development and innovation in mobile systems.


  • New products and services.
  • Mobile systems for 4G and 5G cell phones.
  • Visual computing.
  • Image and video processing.
  • Machine learning.
  • Human-computer interaction using image processing.
  • Image processing for real-time control.
  • Medical image processing, new generation of digital TV.
  • Digital TV interactivity.
  • Broadband and transmission systems.


Discussion Panel 6: Technologies applied to urban infrastructure.


  • Smart Cities.
  • Urban environmental comfort.
  • Technologies applied to urban planning.
  • Technology and management of urban infrastructure.
  • Innovation and technology in the urban environment.
  • Intelligent technology and transport.
  • Urban monitoring.


Discussion Panel 7: Applied Biomedicines. 


  • Medicine.
  • Covid-19.
  • Dentistry.
  • Biology.
  • Biomedicine.
  • Nursing.
  • Medicines and Vaccines.

Instruction for Author

Publication Options

For papers submitted and accepted to BTSym’24, we exclusively offer the option of publication in the Conference Proceedings of Springer Nature. After peer review by at least 2-3 experts, all accepted papers will be published in the International Proceedings by Springer Nature, in the form of a book.

Submission Guidelines 

  • All papers must be written preferably in English for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings of BTSym’24. The paper content, including text, figures, tables, and references, must fit within 10 pages. NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • For the preparation of their manuscripts, all authors are strongly encouraged to adhere to Springer's author formatting rules. The Author Guidelines document provides detailed instructions on arranging a proceedings paper and formatting elements such as headings, figures, and references using specified styles. Additionally, authors should utilize the provided templates for manuscript creation: 

  • For papers submitted, the final version of a Full papers (.pdf, .doc) will be accepted via electronic submission through the following link: In the Category section, please choose the ECUADOR Option followed by the relevant research topic.

  • All papers must represent original work that has not been previously published in another journal or publication, is not under consideration by any other journal or publication, and does not violate any existing copyright or third-party rights. Plagiarism detection software will be employed to scan and assess all submissions. Papers found to contain plagiarized content will be rejected. Turnitin, a reputable plagiarism detection tool, will be utilized to check for similarities, with a threshold not exceeding 15%, including the reference section.

  • At least one of the authors is required to register and present the paper at the conference. We recommend a maximum of five (5) authors per paper. Please note that once the article is submitted and the deadline has passed, changes to the list of authors or their order are not possible. If the work is approved, this information will be used for the final publication. Additionally, each author is limited to a maximum of two submissions to the BTSym'24, whether as an author or co-author

  • Author Ethics and Copyright: To uphold objectivity and transparency in research and adhere to accepted principles of ethical and professional conduct, authors must provide information on sources of funding, disclose potential conflicts of interest (both financial and non-financial), furnish informed consent if human participants were involved in the research, and include a statement on the welfare of animals if applicable. Submissions lacking these ethical considerations will be rejected, and such papers will be excluded from the Conference Proceedings. Authors are expected to comply with ethical standards as detailed in the provided guidelines PDF,

  • Policy on Plagiarism: Plagiarism, whether intentional or unintentional, occurs when ideas, figures, data, or creative work are used without proper citation in academic, professional, and personal contexts. It is essential to appropriately cite the original work to maintain academic integrity. Recognizing the demand for high-quality scholarly research, we take proactive measures to identify and prevent research misconduct, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, data falsification/fabrication, and self-plagiarism. Please note that all submitted manuscripts undergo thorough plagiarism checks using licensed software such as Turnitin to ensure adherence to ethical standards.

 Paper Review Process

  • All submissions will undergo peer review, evaluating their originality, technical and/or research depth, correctness, relevance to the conference theme, contributions, and readability. Submissions will be selected based on their technical merit, interest, applicability, and their contribution to creating a coherent and balanced technical program. Upholding ethical conduct is paramount in academic endeavors. Therefore, any act of plagiarism is considered unacceptable academic misconduct and will not be tolerated.

  • Authors will receive feedback in the form of a peer review report. The paper peer review process and its outcomes, as presented in the review reports, will be closely monitored and verified by the editorial committee.

 Oral Presentation

  • The BTSym 2024 official language is English and Spanish. However, authors may present their papers in Spanish.

  • All approved submissions will be invited to make an oral presentation with approximate time of 15 minutes, as speaker in the BTSym'24 discussion panels (in development).

  • Authors and Attendees will receive BTSym'24 certificates.  


Important Dates

Important Dates Description

August 31th, 2024

Deadline for paper submission.
September 30th, 2024 Acceptance Notification.
November 14th and 15th, 2024 The BTSym'24 event will be held from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
The Proceedings will be published at the end of Aug. 2025 Proceedings publication. 


We look forward to your valuable contributions and active participation in BTSym'24 Satellite Event Ecuador.

Sincerely, BTSym 2024 Organizer.

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