Information Processing in an Increasingly Connected World: Opportunities and Threats


  • WCC 2018 registration system is open since 4 June (available here)

  • 20 Sep, 2018: visit the most modern data center in Europe - Beyond

  • 18 Sep, 2018: keynote talk by Prof. Wil van der Aalst (one of the most cited computer scientists in the world, top expert in workflow management, process mining, Petri nets, business process management, process modeling, and process analysis). Talk title: Responsible Data Science in a Dynamic World
  • 19 Sep, 2018: keynote talk by Dr. Jan Camenisch (a leading scientist in the area of privacy and cryptography, Principal Research Staff Member at IBM Research - Zurich). Talk title: The Pros and Cons of Blockchain for Privacy
  • 20 Sep, 2018: keynote talk by Prof. Leslie Valiant (world-renowned for contributions to complexity theory, Turing Award holder). Talk title: What Needs to be Added to Machine Learning?
  • 21 Sep, 2018: keynote talk by Shamika N. Sirimanne (world-renowned expert in disaster risk reduction) Talk title: Harnessing Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development

  • 18 Sep, 2018: invited talk at IFIP IoT by Kees van der Klauw (world-renowned expert in the Internet of Things). Talk title: The Internet of Things is hardly about technology: How it impacts society, business and professions
  • 18 Sep, 2018: invited talk at BDAS by Dr. Ralf-Detlef Kutsche (Academic Director @ TU Berlin). Talk title: Why Models (NOT Data) are the 'gold of the information age'!
  • 18 Sep, 2018: invited talk at TC-14 ICEC by Prof. Ellen Yi-Luen Do (a world-renowned expert in creative design computing). Talk title: From Design Computing to Creating Unique Technologies for Everyone
  • 19 Sep, 2018: invited talk at TC-9 HCC13 by Prof. Don Gotterbarn (a chief architect of ACM's Code of Professional Ethics).
  • 21 Sep, 2018: invited talk at TC-9 HCEE by Sir John Dermot Turing (a British solicitor and author, the nephew of Alan Turing). Talk title: Did Alan Turing see an Enigma machine at Bletchley Park?

  • 7 grants for students presenting at PhD Student Research Competition. The grants cover: (1) partially Congress student full pass registration, (2) accommodation, and (3) travel costs. The grants are provided by the Polish Academy of Sciences. For more info and how to apply go to PhD Student Research Competition web page.
  • 2-3 travel grants for PhD students from developing countries. The grants cover airplane ticket costs. They are provided by the IFIP Digital Equity Committee. For more info and how to apply see grants page.
  • 1 travel grant for a mature researcher from a developing country. The grant cover an airplane ticket cost. It is provided by the IFIP Digital Equity Committee. For more info and how to apply grants page.

World Computer Congress in Poznań, Poland

  • The Congress combines content from industry and research, providing a place for integrating these two sectors as well as offering an opportunity to showcase and discover innovative ideas
  • The content ranges from the latest international research achievements, to leading commercial and industry-focused advancements
  • WCC provides a unique opportunity to share with and listen to world-renowned experts in research and industry
  • An important part of WCC are keynote and invited talks by world-class researchers and leading IT practitioners
  • WCC comprises keynote talks, invited talks, regular presentations, panels, workshops, discussions, and contests
  • The main topics of the Congress include: Security and Privacy, Data Science, Big Data Management and Analysis, Enterprise Information Systems and Database Technologies, the Internet of Things, Entertainment Computing, Social Aspects of Information Technologies, and the History of Computing


The conference will be held at the Campus of Poznan University of Technology, Lecture and Conference Center.
More information here.

Lecture and Conference Center

Honorary Patronage
Honorary Patronage of the Mayor of Poznań Honorary Patronage of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education Honorary Patronage of the Polish Ministry of Digital Affairs
Diamond Partner
Platinum Partner
PLOT Microsoft
Intel BAE Systems BZ WBK: Bank Zachodni WBK

Future Processing
Emerald Publishing
Kompania Piwowarska
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