The 2018 IEEE International Conference on INnovations in Intelligent SysTems and Applications (INISTA 2018) has been organized since 2005. It aims to bring together the researchers from the entire spectrum of the multi-disciplinary fields of intelligent systems and establish effective means of communication between them. In particular, it focuses on all aspects of intelligent systems and the related applications, from the points of view of both theory and practice. Apart of the main track it includes work-shops, tutorials, special sessions and plenary talks by invited speakers.

The conference will be hosted in Thessaloniki Greece. Thessaloniki (520 km. north of Athens) is the second largest city of Greece and the most important centre of the area. Built near the sea (at the back of the Thermaïkos Gulf), it is a modern metropolis bearing the marks of its stormy history and its cosmopolitan character, which give it a special beauty and charm. Take a tour in the centre of Thessaloniki and plan to visit its nearby destinations. Also, while being in Thessaloniki it is worth going up to Halkidiki.

Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, available on IEEE Xplore and submitted to be indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection databases.

Special Issues

Selected papers from the INISTA 2018 conference will be published in the JOURNAL OF INFORMATION AND TELECOMMUNICATION (Taylor and Francis).


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Venue Hotel

The cosmopolitan aura and priceless sensation of serenity, as well as the traditional warm hospitality and aristocratic air create a unique canvas of experience worth living.

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Venue Town

Thessaloniki (also familiarly known as Thessalonica or Salonica, is Greece's second major economic, industrial, commercial and political centre, and the capital of Greek Macedonia.

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Latest News

15 November 2017 - Special Issues information added

05 October 2017 - Keynote Speaker added

05 October 2017 - Important dates updated

04 October 2017 - Keynote Speaker added

04 October 2017 - Topics updated

18 September 2017 - Topics added

25 August 2017 - Call for Tutorials added

24 August 2017 - Camera-ready submission details added

24 August 2017 - Call for Special Sessions added

22 August 2017 - Call for Papers added

07 August 2017 - Committees updated

19 July 2017 - Initial website online

Call for Papers

Call for Special Sessions

Call for Tutorials

Important Dates

Special session proposal 
Jan 31, 2018

Special session notification
of acceptance 
Feb 15, 2018

Paper submission by 
Mar 1, 2018

Paper notification 
Apr 1, 2018

Camera-Ready Submission 
Apr 10, 2018

Early registration 
May 15, 2018

Full rate registration 
May 20, 2018

The conference 
July 3-5, 2018