WEA 2017 – Awards

Congratulations to the winners of WEA 2017 awards:

  1. Best Paper award:
    • Eduwin J. Aguirre and Juan G. Villegas R. A two-phase heuristic for the collection of waste animal tissue in a Colombian rendering company.
    • Andrés Arévalo, Jaime Niño, German Hernandez, Javier Sandoval, Diego León and Arbey Aragón. Algorithmic Trading Using Deep Neural Networks on High Frequency Data.
  2. Best Poster:
    • Laura Lucia Fernanda Castellanos Cardona, Sandra Viviana Lopez Chaparro, Edwin Rivas Trujillo and Adriana Marcela Vega Escobar. Evaluation of The Demand Curve behavior through demand response programs: Case Study.
  3. Best Volunteer:
    • Miguel Jiménez – UTB
    • Paola Cubides – UD

WEA 2017 – Final Program !!!

We are glad to announce the FINAL PROGRAM for WEA 2017:

WEA 2017 Final Program

WEA 2017 – Fifth plenary speaker !!!

We are glad to announce our fifth plenary speaker for WEA 2017:

  • Algorithms for the optimization of photovoltaic systems – Carlos Meza Benavides Ph.D. – Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica.

More info:

WEA 2017 Speakers

WEA 2017 – Proceedings available !!!

WEA 2017 proceedings are available !!!

WEA 2017 – Transportation options

Important information about transportation to/from Cartagena to UTB Ternera and Manga campus is available in our webpage:

WEA 2017 Venues 

WEA 2017 – Preliminary program

The preliminary program for WEA 2017 is available !!!

WEA 2017 Program

WEA 2017 – Venue information

WEA 2017 will take place at the Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar (UTB) in two different campus: Ternera and Manga. Further info can be found in our website:

WEA 2017 Venues 

WEA 2017 – Fourth plenary speaker !!!

We are glad to announce our fourth plenary speaker for WEA 2017:

  • Caos Multívoco – Heriberto Roman-Flores Ph.D. – Instituto de Alta Investigación, Universidad de Tarapacá, Chile.

WEA 2017 – Plenary speakers !!!

We are glad to announce the first three Plenary Speakers for WEA 2017:

  1. Optimización Aplicada a la Planificación – Rodrigo Linfati Ph.D. – Universidad del Bio Bio, Chile.
  2. Understanding Society through Technology Resilience Engineering Applications – Jose Emmanuel Ramirez-Marquez Ph.D. – Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ – USA.
  3. Deep is the New Black – Roman Neruda Ph.D. – Charles University, Czech Academy of Sciences – Prague, Czech Republic.

Listado de Tutoriales para asistentes !!

Nos complace en anunciar y confirmar los tutoriales para WEA 2017:

Trading Algorítmico para todos !!!

algobeachGermán Hernández Ph.D.
Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Bogotá

Introducción a las redes neuronales artificiales: de la neurona artificial a las redes neuronales profundas


Alvaro David Orjuela Cañón, D.Sc
Universidad Antonio Nariño

Implementando la Industria 4.0: un primer paso en OPC UA, FDI y AutomationML

Industria 4

Juan David Contreras M.Sc.
Universidad del Valle

Mayor información:



Author Registration Deadline – Extended !!!

Due to some author’s request, the author registration and final paper submission’s deadline have been extended !!!

  • Final version deadline: June 3rd 2017July 1st 2017July 8th 2017 (extended).
  • Author registration deadline: July 1st 2017July 1st 2017,  July 15th 2017.

WEA’17 Final submission instructions

Authors with accepted papers can find all final submission instructions in our webpage:

Final submission instructions

Registration fees and prices can be found in our webpage:

Author registration fees

WEA’17 Springer-Nature CCIS has been assigned !!!

We are glad to inform you that Springer-Nature CCIS has assigned a volume number to our proceedings… This year, WEA’17 will be published in the CCIS Vol. 742 !!!

Tours desde Bogotá !!!

Este año tendremos la opción de ofrecer tours diseñados para estudiantes desde Bogotá (incluye transporte, acomodación, entrada al evento y salida a Barú el día Sábado) !!!

Visite nuestra página Tours desde Bogotá para mayores informes !!!

WEA’17 Papers’ Final deadline extension !!!

Due to many author’s requests… WEA 2017’s final paper submission deadline has been extended…

Paper and Poster submission deadline (final): April 15th 2017, April 30th 2017, May 15th 2017.
Notification of acceptation (final): May 15th 2017, May30th 2017, June 15th 2017.

WEA’17 Attendants’ fees !!!

Want to attend WEA and visit the awesome Cartagena? Please have a look of our fees !!!

WEA’17 Attendants fees

WEA’16 Proceedings are available online !!!

WEA 2016’s were published by Springer-Verlag’s Communications in Computer and Information Sciences (CCIS) !!!

All authors can download their personal copy (in PDF) by logging in to the following addresses:

WEA’17 Proceedings

WEA 2017’s proceedings will be published by Springer-Nature Communications in Computer and Information Sciences (CCIS) !!!

It is planned to publish WEA 2017’s conference proceedings with Springer in its Communications in Computer and Information Science series (APPROVED) !!!


Springer – Communications in Computer and Information Sciences (CCIS)

CCIS is categorized by Colciencias ranking system, and also it is abstracted/indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, Mathematical Reviews, SCImago, Scopus. CCIS volumes are also submitted for the inclusion in ISI Proceedings.

WEA’16 Proceedings available !!!

WEA 2016 has been a great experience, and our job has been done… WEA’16 proceedings are available on Springer CCIS:

WEA is back !!!

We are glad to announce that WEA’17 is on the road… This year we will come to CARTAGENA- COLOMBIA, September 27-29, 2017 !!!