Welcome to ICITS'18 - The 2018 International Conference on Information Technology & Systems, to be held at the Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena, Libertad city, close to Salinas, one of the best beaches in Ecuador, between the 10th and the 12th of January 2018.

Prospective authors are encouraged to submit papers for evaluation by the Scientific Committee. The papers can be written in English, Spanish or Portuguese. All papers will be subjected to a “blind review” by at least two members of the Scientific Committee, on the basis of relevance, originality, importance and clarity.

Submitted papers should be related with one or more of the main themes proposed for the Conference: A) Information and Knowledge Management; B) Organizational Models and Information Systems; C) Software and Systems Modeling; D) Software Systems, Architectures, Applications and Tools; E) Multimedia Systems and Applications; F) Computer Networks, Mobility and Pervasive Systems; G) Intelligent and Decision Support Systems; H) Big Data Analytics and Applications; I) Human-Computer Interaction; J) Ethics, Computers & Security; K) Health Informatics; L) Information Technologies in Education.

Papers written in English and accepted and registered will be published in Proceedings by Springer in a book of the AISC series, will be submitted for indexation by ISI, EI-Compendex, SCOPUS and DBLP, among others, and will be available in the SpringerLink Digital Library.

Papers written in Spanish or Portuguese and accepted and registered will be published in Proceedings by AISTI and will be submitted for evaluation and possible indexation by ISI, EI-Compendex and SCOPUS.