In 2016, la Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil - UCSG - will host the "Fourth Ecuadorian Congress on Information and Communication Technologies, TIC.EC 2016". This event brings together researchers, professionals, students and other individuals related to information and communication technologies, both national and international, for three days (November 16th, 17th and 18th) with a schedule of workshops, lectures, presentations of research results, posters, meetings, and other areas of knowledge convergence.


The fourth TIC.EC 2016 conference seeks to be an instance of integration, which generates spaces for researchers, professionals, students, and IT managers. They integrate, share good practices, lessons learned, and establish collaborative initiatives seeking synergies through the formation of strategic work groups.


The 2016 TIC.EC annual congress is organized by the National Network of Research and Education of Ecuador - RED CEDIA, and by the host University, Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil - UCSG.


The topic series defined for the Event is organized along a scientific / technical track focused on showing topics for research contributions and IT implementation, which include but not exclude:


Communication Networks

  • Communication networks
  • Parallel and distributed computation
  • Mobile networks and sensors

Software Engineering

  • Programming languages
  • Foundations of software development
  • Person / computer interaction
  • Information security
  • Architecture and organization
  • Social aspects and professional practice

Computer Sciences

  • Computational science
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Intelligent systems
  • Algorithmic complexity


  • Telemedicine
  • Digital repositories
  • IPV6
  • Infrastructure
  • VoIP

IT management

  • Education
  • IT Governance
  • ICT Interaction
  • ICT Solutions

Web technologies

  • CMS
  • Web semantics
  • Big Data

Intelligent territory management

  • Smart cities and regions
  • Electronic Government

ICT in Education

  • Open educational resources and MOOC'S
  • Repositories and digital libraries
  • E-learning