Call for papers


This workshop will bring together leading scientists, researchers and scholars from both academia and industry interested in extending and applying AI to GIScience.  Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to these listed below.

    • Spatial and Social Network Analysis
    • GeoAI
    • Public Health
    • Human and Population Dynamics
    • Information Diffusion and Community Detection
    • Crime Prediction
    • Disaster Response and Recovery
    • Environmental Sustainability
    • Ethics and Security Issues
    • Fairness and Biases
    • Mobility and Traffic Prediction
    • Urban Computing
    • Physical sensing (e.g., remote sensing, unmanned aerial vehicle, cameras, smart cards) and Social Sensing           

Submission Guidelines and Instructions

Papers submitted for reviewing should conform to IEEE specifications. Manuscript templates can be downloaded from IEEE website. The maximum length of papers is 8 pages. All the papers will go through double-blind peer review process. Authors’ names and affiliations should NOT appear in the submitted paper. Authors’ prior work should be cited in the third person. Authors should also avoid revealing their identities and/or institutions in the text, figures, links, etc.

Papers must be submitted via the CMT portal by selecting the track “Special Session on AI with Geographic Information Systems for Social Good” (see the snapshot below). All accepted papers must be presented by one of the authors, who must register. Detailed instructions for submitting papers can be found at How to Submit .

Paper Publication

Accepted papers will be published in the ICMLA 2020 conference proceedings (to be published by IEEE).

 Selected high-quality papers will be invited to special issues of the Computational Social Networks – Springer.



Q: I understand the page limit is 8-page; does this include references? Also whether an appendix is allowed beyond the 8 page limit?

A: Yes, an appendix is allowed. The 8-page limit excluding references and appendices.