ISET 2016

First International Symposium on Election Technologies

20-21 June 2016, Rhodes, Greece

General Chair:
Boris Shishkov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences / IICREST, Bulgaria

Program Chair:
Mihail Konstantinov, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Geodesy, Bulgaria

Local Arrangements Chair:
Dimitris Mitrakos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

General Information

ISET focuses on election technologies and their societal impact.

More elaborations will be made available soon.

In 2016, ISET will be held in Rhodes, Greece.

The symposium is organized by the international institute IICREST, Co-Organized by AUTH - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and ARSIT.
Cooperating organizations are: UACEG - University of Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Geodesy and AMAKOTA Ltd.

Goals and Topics

ISET aims at addressing the above-mentioned challenges related to election technologies. We believe that this event will contribute to the dissemination of relevant research results, supporting in this way the wider applicability of advanced technology in support of the elections process. Hence, we welcome paper submissions from but not limited to the following areas and topics:

Secrecy-Enabling Technologies
Auditing of Voting Systems
Overview of Election Technologies

Social Inclusion
Political Representativeness
Environmental Impact

Other Information

ISET 2016 invites papers describing original contributions related to the topics listed above. Submitted papers should be in English. The papers should be prepared and submitted according to the instructions.

Key dates
Regular Paper submission deadline: 7 March 2016
Position Paper submission deadline: 23 March 2016
Notification of acceptance: 19 April 2016
Final paper submission: 2 May 2016.

Types of contributions
Regular Papers - presenting research that is completed or almost finished
Position Papers - presenting an arguable opinion about and issue
Invited Papers - authored by outstanding researchers in the area

Paper formats
Full Papers - 10-page limit in the symposium proceedings (oral presentation)
Short Papers - 6-page limit in the symposium proceedings (oral presentation)
Posters - 4 page limit in the symposium proceedings (poster presentation)

How to submit a paper (7 steps)
1. View the technical scope
2. Prepare a contribution of no less than 3 and no more than 8 pages
3. Decide whether you are submitting your contribution as a Regular Paper or as a Position Paper
4. Do paper formatting, using the provided templates (
5. Remove your names and the names of your co-authors (and also your affiliations) from the title and references sections
6. Save the file as PDF
7. e-Mail the file to: secretariat [at] by March 7, putting in the Subject: "ISET 2016, Regular/Position Paper".

Accepted papers will be presented at ISET 2016 and included in the symposium proceedings, published by SciTePress. All presented papers will also be included in the SciTePress Digital Library (

Symposium Format

The symposium will be a two-day event with a Panel Discussion, a Keynote Lecture, and oral/poster presentations.    


Address: IICREST c/o B. Shishkov (ISET 2016 Event); P.O. Box 104; 1618 Sofia; Bulgaria
e-Mails: General ChairSecretariat