Call for papers


The Organizing Committee of the XI Ibero-American Congress of Science and Technology Indicators invites researchers, professionals, professors and interested in the subject to present proposals for papers, related to the 13 thematic panels around which the congress program will be structured. These panels are intended to expand the universe of discussion around an interdisciplinary approach to some of the key issues in the construction of indicators. 


Thematic sessions:

  • Particularities of the Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators in Latin America - Local characteristics and world comparison

  • Social impact of science and technology, what information can the indicators offer?

  • Information society: 15 years after the Lisbon Manual, what are the challenges of measuring the digital society?

  • Gender, science, technology and innovation indicators

  • Indicators of scientific production, open access and new technologies

  • Indicators of linking institutions with their environment

  • Innovation indicators From Bogotá to Oslo 4 and how to measure the economic impact of science and technology

  • Indicators of scientific culture perception and social appropriation of science and technology

  • Mobility of researchers. Geographical (inside and outside the country) and sectorially

  • Measurement of scientific vocations, professional training and access to science and technology careers

  • Higher education indicators and their importance for the measurement of science and technology

  • Indicators and evaluation of scientific activity.

  • The future of the indicators: how is statistical information accessed, processed and visualized? How to take advantage of new sources and processing techniques (administrative data, big data, web scrapping)


The proposals submitted will be evaluated by the Academic Committee of the Congress and, according to their quality and content, the evaluators will be able to define which presentations will be included in the panels - and in which of them - or its presentation as a poster during the congress. 


La Deadline for submission of proposals will be March 31, 2020


They must be sent by email, before the indicated date, to the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The results of the evaluation will be informed, by email, during:  May 2020


The authors of the papers accepted must submit the complete papers before August 15, 2020  for editing and dissemination at the congress and through the website.


Requirements for submission of papers:


Interested parties are requested to submit a presentation proposal that includes the following information items:

Data of the author (s)

- Name and surname & nbsp;

- Institutional affiliation

- Address

- Contact email

- Summary resume Vitae

Presentation title

Summary of the presentation (maximum 500 words) that should contain:

- Objectives

- Methodology

- Conclusions / results


Additionally, up to two tables or graphs that support the summary approach may be included.

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