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  • AeroEarth = I. C. on Geological, Geographical, Aerospaces and Earth Sciences
    Track 1. Geology. Track 2. Geophysics Track 3. Physical Geography Track 4. Forest Ecosystem and Landscape. Track 5. Agriculture and horticultura Track 6. Aerospace. Suggests new association with Inderscience in addition to previous publication in: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES).
    The proceedings are peer reviewed by the conference organisers, who act as 'guest editors' for the volume.
  • American Research Institute for Policy Development
    ARIPD is a Beall's List publisher.
    Recent conferences include:
    I.C. on Information Computer Application (ICICA 2014)
    I.C. on Environmental Engineering and Development (ICEED 2014)
    Global Symposium for Human Resource Management
    Journals for conference papers are from Beall's List publishers.
  • Aquilius International
    "Aquilus International promotes, support and facilitate the development of scientific research to understand and harness the potentiality of research innovations." Publication activities, however, are not yet defined, which raises a concern.
  • arXiv vs. snarXiv []
    "The snarXiv is a ran­dom high-energy the­ory paper gen­er­a­tor incor­po­rat­ing all the lat­est trends, entropic rea­son­ing, and excit­ing mod­uli spaces." See also: SCIgen
  • ATINER - Athens Institute for Education and Research
    A mega conference sponsor and publisher that is listed on Beall's List.
  • BioMedPub = I. C. on Science and Engineering in Biology, Medical and Public Health
    BioMedPub 2014 will cover a multitude of diverse topics ... with special emphasis on ... theoretical, experimental, and applied communities ... biomedical engineering, healthcare technologies, and medical and clinical applications. Published proceedings appear in "Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine", which was previously published as "Journal of Scientific Conference Proceedings." Publisher: American Scientific Publishers
  • Coltharp Institute
    Appears to be a conference organizer/journal publisher that does not provide information about the conference program and a small suite of journals without editorial boards.
  • Congress of Fuure Science and Technology Leaders
    "... basically a three-day summer camp ... (will) have insignificant impact on application for admission (to college)". David Lazarus. LATimes[1/29/16] p. C1 & C7.
  • CPCE = Congress on Petroleum and Chemical Engineering
    "The first Congress on Petroleum and Chemical Engineering was held on February 10-11, 2015 in Hong Kong, China. The 2nd Congress on Materials, Petroleum and Chemical Engineering (CPCE 2015) will be held on Dec. 4-5, 2015 in Beijing.
    All papers accepted will be published by journals listed on Beall's List (Science and Engineering Publishing Company.
  • CPI = Center for Promoting Ideas  
    "CPI organizes various international seminars and workshops on the contemporary issues in the fields of business, social science and technology. Researchers and professionals are allowed to present their papers on the seminars."
  • Drug Discovery & Therapy World Congress
    While attracting some major speakers, the limited attendance (e.g., ~650 for 2015) is troubling. Sponsors no longer include CRC Press, BMC but retained Bentham and added Whoice (a new Singapore publisher).
  • ENGII = Engineering Information Institute  
    A mega conference organizer that sponsors:
    2014 Spring World Congress on Engineering and Technology (SCET 2014), which includes:

    2014 Spring I.C. on Chemical Engineering (CEN-S)
    2014 Spring I.C. on Material Sciences and Technology (MST-S)
    2014 Spring I.C. on Applied and Engineering Mathematics(AEM-S)
    2014 Spring I.C. on Agriculture and Food Engineering(AFE-S)
    2014 Spring I.C. on Advances in Physics (CAP-S)
    2014 Spring I.C. on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology (BEB-S)
  • EPASP = I.C. on Educational Psychology and Applied Social Psychology
    "All the accepted papers will be published by Open Journal of Social Sciences" published by SCIRP: Scientific Research An Academic Publisher ... which is on Beall's List. Primary focus of conference announcement seems to be the location and optional tour.
  • FGMEITR = Finance, Global Management, Economics & Information Technology Research Conference
    "will bring together academicians and professionals from all areas related business fields and related fields to interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines." Appears to be a mechanism for soliciting papers for journals that are "Super Closed Access Journals". See:
  • Global Biotechnology Congress  
    "The presentations will focus on pharmaceutical biotechnology, vaccines, CNS, cancer antibodies, protein engineering, plant and environmental technologies, transgenic plant and crops, bioremediation, microbial diversity research, business development, strategic alliances, partnering trends, product opportunities, growth, business models, strategies and licensing."
  • GSTF = Global Science & Technology Forum  
    3rd Annual Global Healthcare Conference (GHC 2014):

    The Conference Proceedings (Print ISSN: 2251-3833, E-Periodical ISSN: 2251-3825) will be indexed by EBSCO,
    CrossRef, ProQuest, Ulrichsweb and will be submitted to Scopus, ScienceDirect and Cabell's Directories, likely indexed by Pub Med Central amongst others, where applicable.
    • Journal: Depending on their importance, originality, quality, relevance and other editorial considerations, eligibleresearch articles will be invited for publication in the GSTF Journal of Nursing and Health Care(JHNC) which is indexed by EBSCO, CrossRef, ProQuest and Cabell's Directories.
  • HEF - Higher Education Forum
    Extensive conference sponsor ... "Co-operated International Journals" include Beall's List titles ... Neither of the 'Chemistry & Material' journals are indexed in WoS. Additional info at:
    An expanded update at:
  • IACT - International Academy of Computer Technology
    Questionable conference organizer ... associated with a Beall's list publisher.
  • IAENG = International Association of Engineers  
    A mega conference sponsor.

    International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2014 (IMECS 2014), has 14 conferences, including:
    2014 IAENG I.C. on Artificial Intelligence and Applications
    2014 IAENG I.C. on Bioinformatics
    2014 IAENG I.C. on Control and Automation

    World Congress on Engineering (WCE) 2014, which has 15 conferences, including:
    2014 I.C. of Financial Engineering
    2014 I.C. of Information Engineering
    2014 I.C. of Information Security and Internet Engineering
  • ICASE = International Conference on Applied Sciences and Engineering
    Jointly sponsored by a Beall's List publisher. Conference topics range from oil refining to gene regulation including: "Non-ruminant nutrition" and "Designer shopping Cloth bags", "Treadmills that convert the rotation of the belt into electricity".
  • ICBEB = I.C. on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology
    Claims that 'accepted' papers will be published in "ICBEB 2016 synergic SCI journals". Perhaps a IOS Press title with an JIF ~ 1.. Researcher reports spammed contact.
  • ICBMIS = International Conference on Business Management & Information Systems
    "The International Conference on Business Management & Information Systems (ICBMIS) is organized by the International Journal of Academic Conference Proceedings (IJACP) in association with Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India and Dubai." I would be concerned about the journals which will consider papers for publication in their special issues ... since none of the titles listed (published by Inderscience) are indexed by Web of Science.
  • ICLCC - International Conference on Language Communications and Culture
    Sponsored by the International Economics Development and Research Center, which sponsors multiple conferences.
    Conference papers will be published in a Beall's List journal.
  • ICMEN-2014  
    International Conference on Materials Engineering:
  • ICNASE = I C on Natural Science and Engineering
    Interesting analysis of this publisher/conference organizer at:
  • ICPSA - International Conference on Physics Science and Application
    "The main objective of ICPSA 2015 is to provide a comprehensive global forum for experts and participants from academia to exchange ideas and present results of ongoing research in the most state-of-the-art areas of Physics Science and Application." ***Accepted papers will be published in a journal on Beall's List.
  • IIC - Intellectbase International Consortium
    "Intellectbase International Consortium (IIC) is responsible for publishing innovative refereed research on various related themes ... data collection & analysis, data evaluation & merging, research design & development, hypothesis based creativity, reliable interpretation of data and finally dissemination of knowledge. ... Intellectbase International publishes a range of Refereed Academic Journals, Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings, as well as sponsoring several annual academic conferences globally."
    None of the publications is currently indexed in WoS.
  • IMCIC - Complexity, Informatics, and Cybernetics
    e-mail notification received as spam
  • INAAR = International Association of Academicians and Researchers
    Associated with Beall's List publishers. email address no longer valid.
  • INASE = Institute for Natural Sciences and Engineering
    A mega-conference organizer with confusing claims about "collaboration with 21 (un-named) ISI Journals". Formerly known as 'EUROPMENT' which was linked to another conference site 'WSEAS'. Also linked to WOPU: World Open Problems Union, who "will launch with a new series of journals and conferences" but currently support INASE.
  • IOP Conference Series
    Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS) 2004+
    IOP Conference Series: Mater. Sci. Eng. (MSE) 2009+
    IOP Conference Series: Earth Environ. Sci. (EES) 2008+
    Articles are peer reviewed by the conference organizers who act as 'guest editors' for each volume, and also provide funding for Open Access.
  • IRED = Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors  
    Multiple conferences scheduled each year, including:

    I.C. on Advances in Computing, Communication and Information Technology - CCIT
    I.C. on Advances in Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering - CSM
    I.C. on Advances in Social Science, Economics and Management Study - SEM
  • ISTIE = I. C. on Internet Services Technology and Information Engineering
    "The purpose of the ISTIE 2014 is to promote discussion and interaction among academics, researchers and professionals in the field of Internet technologies and Information Engineering." The associated journal 'Advances Science Letters' is published by American Scientific Publishers.
  • MIC ...
    aka: Mosharaka International Conferences. Sponsors of 16 conferences on communications, computer science, etc.
    Confusing information regarding publications and indexing of conference papers.
    "NANOSMAT is widely recognized as a premier conference focused on traditional topics in “NANO” such as Nanoscience, Nano-Engineering and Nanotechnology as well as emerging new research directions in NANO such as Nanobiology, Nanomedicine and economical aspects of NANO." Contributions are published in Elsevier and American Scientific Publishers journals, with the 2013 papers still 'in press' as of 11/7/15
  • NAUN = North Atlantic University Union  
    Both a single and combination conference sponsor (various sites). NAUN journals .. not indexed in WoK:

    2nd I.C. on Environmental Informatics (ENINF '14)
    5th I.C. on Education and Educational Technologies (EET '14)
    2nd I.C. on Mathematical, Computational and Statistical Sciences (MCSS '14)
    5th I.C. on Bioscience and Bioinformatics (ICBB '14)
    5th I.C. on Circuits, Systems, Control, Signals (CSCS '14)
    3rd I.C. on Energy Systems, Environment, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ICESEEI '14)
    5th I.C. on Mathematical Models for Engineering Science (MMES '14)
    3rd I.C. on Sustainable Tourism and Cultural Heritage (STACH '14)
    2nd E.C. of Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering (GENG '14)
    18th International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC '14)
    2014 I.C. on Applied Mathematics, Computational Science & Engineering (AMCSE '14)
  • OMICS International Conferences  
    "OMICS Group International (a Beall's List publisher) publishes around 350 Open access journals and conducts over 100 Scientific conferences ... All accepted conference abstracts will be published in respective OMICS Group Journals" ...
    More at: ... Information on journal & IFs in 'More Info:'
  • OMICS International
    An example of an OMICS International conference web page.
  • Oxford International Conference on Critical Public Issues
    This Conference is not affiliated with University of Oxford. There is an interesting Wikipedia entry for the conference sponsor, the Oxford Round Table.
  • Procedia (Elsevier)
    Procedia is an "online collection of high quality conference proceedings in over 20 subject categories." Elsevier, however, is not responsible for the quality of the peer review process, since Procedia are published on a contract basis with the conference organizers.
  • RCITD = Int. Virtual Research Conf. on Technical Disciplines
    Extremely ambitious subject coverage coupled with new and un-ranked journals suggests caution.
  • SCICT = I.C. on Soft Computing in Information Communication Technology
    Affiliated with Atlantis Press
  • Scientific Federation
    A seemingly overly broad range of subjects and individual conferences.
    "Scientific Federation conferences are covering a broad range of research in the Science, Technology, Medical, Pharma, Clinical and Engineering. Attending a Scientific Federation Conferences are immense access to ground-breaking research presentations and discussions, and the informal atmosphere and smaller size of a conferences ..."
  • SciEP (Science & Education Publishing)
    "SciEP serves the world’s research and academic societies ... covers academic conferences, workshops, and events of all disciplines ...
    (1) List your forthcoming conference information on our website ... promoting your conference will be easy ...
    (2) We provide all of the services necessary for both print and online conference proceeding publication.
    (3) Extensions of previously published high-quality articles are also welcomed for submission if they have been recommended by the conference organizing committee."
  • SCIgen
    "SCIgen is a program ... that randomly generates nonsense in the form of computer science research papers, including graphs, diagrams, and citations." See also: arXiv vs. snarXiv []
  • SERVE = I.C. on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tournism & Hospitality
    "Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: Knowledge Management, Service Management, Web Intelligent, Service Management, Tourism & Hospitality." Associated journal and its publisher are on Beall's List.
  • SGEM = International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConferences SGEM  
    The 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference & S G E M 2014
    An International GeoConference on … covering the following topics (all with additional sub-sections):

    Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining
    Informatics, Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing
    Water Resources. Forest, Marine and Ocean Ecosystems
    Energy and Clean Technologies
    Ecology, Economics, Education and Legislation
    Nano, Bio and Green: Technologies for Sustainable Future
  • TelSaTech = I.C. Advances Technology in Telecommunication, Broadcasting, and Saellite
    "... targets to address current state of the technology and the outcome of the ongoing research in the area of Telecommunications, Networks, broadcasting and Satellite Systems.
    The TelSaTech 2014 Publication will be published by American Scientific Publishers in Advanced Science Letters (ISSN: 1936-6612 (Print): EISSN: 1936-7317 (Online))."
  • Terrapin
    Large scale conference organizer ... " A world leader in business events:
    Nothing beats the experience of meeting people face-to-face to gain inspiration, to learn and to do business. At Terrapinn, we curate events that stimulate the brain, spur creativity and facilitate meeting. Our conferences are major industry gatherings focusing on strategy, innovation and technology and our trade exhibitions are marketplaces for global business."
    Universal Researchers in Environmental & Biological Engineering appears to be a multi-conference organizer appealing to a vast range of subjects. Self-published proceedings suggest small conference registrations.
  • WASET - World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology  
    A prolific conference organizer with over 80 conferences scheduled worldwide for March-December 2014. Each conference has ~30 subject tracks covering virtually all academic disciplines. See warnings: and as well as the 'More Info' link
  • WAST - World Academy of Science and Engineering
    "World Academy of Science and Technology is one of the world's scientific research union, which is for holistic professionals, doctors, scientist & research scholars that provide a forum where members may exchange ideas, information, techniques and methodologies. This is an official website of the World Academy of Science and Technology is constituted to promote association amongest Engineers, Pharmacists, Doctors, Scientists, Law experts, Hotel Managements Experts, Social Science Professionals and other Professionals involved in research and innovation." Also a publisher of Beall's List journals.
  • WCE = World Congress on Education  
    "The WCE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The WCE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education. The aim of WCE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy."
  • WCEAM = World Congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology
    "OMICS group Inc., (a Beall's List publisher) has organized more than 300 conferences around the world. Our goal is to reach the the scientific research to All, through our 400 open access journals from all the leading themes of life science, engineering and technology."
  • WCHRED = World Convention on Human Rights ...
    The email from World Convention on Human Rights and Elimination of Discrimination in all its Forms (WCHRED) seemed to employ fractured English, was sent with a return address at Grodno State University and the contact information refers to '' and '' ... but no webpage.
  • WCTD = W.C. on Clinical Trials in Diabetes
    "The Scientific Committee invites the submission of original abstracts for poster presentation only." ... which will presumably only appear in the conference program. Researcher reports spammed contact.
  • WorldComp = World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing  
    A mega conference with 20 individual conferences, including:

    I.C. on Advances in Big Data Analytics (ABDA'14)
    I.C. on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BIOCOMP'14)
    I.C. on Scientific Computing (CSC'14)
    I.C. on Data Mining (DMIN'14)
  • WRE = I.C. on Water Resource and Environment
    "For keynote speakers, the registration fee will be waived, and local accommodation, meals in a five star hotel, one or more days of tour in Beijing will be provided by the organizing committee." The journal publisher in which conference papers will appear is on Beall's List.
  • WRIC-World Research and Innovation Congress – Pioneers in Healthcare
    Research Media Ltd., (on Beall's List) produces the International Innovation range of publications ... [and will] replicate this format in series of live events, the World Research and Innovation Congress ... 3/28/14: report that Emerald Group Publishing is the official media partner.
  • WSEAS = World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society  
    A mega-conference combining the following:

    15th International Conference on Mathematics and Computers in Business and Economics (MCBE '14)
    8th International Conference on Management, Marketing and Finances (MMF '14)
    2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education (COSUE '14)
    14th International Conference on Applied Computer Science (ACS '14)
    7th International Conference on Materials Science (MATERIALS '14)
    5th International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Informatics (AMATHI '14)
    5th International Conference on Automotive and Transportation Systems (ICAT '14)
    2nd International Conference on Intelligent Control, Modelling and Systems Engineering (ICMS '14)
    A few conferences have been indexed by WoS and SciFinder.

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