The 3rd International Conference on Advancements in Computing -2021 (ICAC2021), was held virtually from the 9th to 11th of December 2021 as an open forum for academics along with industry professionals to present the latest findings and research output and practical deployments in the Computer Science and Information Technology domains. The primary objective of the ICAC is to uplift the research culture and the quality of research done by Sri Lankan researchers.

Prof. Elizabeth Ann Broadbent from the Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, and Prof. William Wong from Middlesex University, London were keynote speakers of ICAC 2021 while Mr. Anura De Alwis – Chief digital economy officer of ICTA, Mr. Arjuna Nanayakkara – Head of Shared Services Centre of LSEG, Dr. Upendra Pieris- Chief executive officer of OREL IT PVT LTD joined hands with the conference as Industry experts to discuss “Value of innovation and invention for Sri Lanka IT/BPM industry ”. Three workshops were held which are titled”Artificial Intelligence Research in Practice”, “Cattle vs. Pets: The adoption of Kubernetes in Enterprise” and “Reinforcement Learning – A Premier”.

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Major topics under the conference theme include (not limited to):

Data Science and Data Driven Approaches (Data Mining, Data driven approaches and technologies, Data analytics and visualizations, Data science applications, Big-data, Business intelligence). 

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (General ML, Deep learning, NLP, Optimizations, Neural generative models). 

Computer Vision (Biometrics, Face/ Gesture/ Body-pose/ Image Recognition (object detection, categorization), Video analysis and understanding, Scene analysis and understanding, AR / VR, 3D computer vision). 

Communication & Networked Services (Cellular networks including 4G, 5G, Wireless and mobile networks, Network simulations and modelling, Routing, switching and protocols. Cooperative communications and networking, Cloud computing, Virtualization, SDN (Software Defined Networking), CDN (Content Delivery Networking), QOS and Resource management, Distributed systems). 

Cyber Security (Information security, Application security, Blockchain, Secure protocols, Biometrics, Cryptography, Digital forensics, Risk & governance). 

Autonomous Intelligent Machines & Systems (Robotics, Cyber physical systems, Embedded systems, IoT applications). 

Technology-enhanced Learning (E-learning applications, Adaptive learning, Learning analytics and dashboards, MOOCs and other online education approaches, Gamification, Virtual learning environments, Collaborative learning platforms). 

Information Systems (Advances in IS theories, Methods & philosophy, Socio-technical issues of IS, Technology Infrastructures and organizational processes, Business process management, IS Management, Strategic aspects of IS, IS Project management, Innovation & knowledge management, IS Requirement engineering, IS development, Technology adoption, Information diffusion). 

Computing for Business and Society (Smart agriculture, Digital healthcare, eCommerce, social media & digital collaboration, Human-Computer Interaction, Digital entrepreneurship,  Sharing economy, Distributed systems, Parallel computing). 

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  • Conference Date

    Dec 09



    Dec 11


  • Sep 01 2021

    Draft paper submission deadline

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Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
IEEE Sri Lanka Section
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