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Havana International Conference Center, Cuba, April 14th-18th, 2014.

Phone number. (537) 202-7591 and 202-6011 ext. 1511, Emails: and,, Facebook
Dear colleague,
The Institute of Scientific and Technological Information (IDICT) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of the Republic of Cuba is pleased to invite you to participate at the 13th International Congress on Information Info'2014, and the 10th International Workshop on Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management in the Enterprise, IntEmpres'2014, which will be held on April 14th-18th, 2014 at Havana International Conference Center, Cuba, under the general slogan “Information: Integration, transformation”
We will be pleased to have you join us during the Congress and give you a cordial and warm welcome in our hospitable country.
We look forward to meeting you,
Organizing Committee

  • Institute of Scientific and Technological Information (IDICT), Cuba

  • Havana International Conference Center, Cuba


  • Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), Cuba

  • UNESCO Regional Office in Havana

  • Cuban Academy of Sciences

  • Ministry of Computer Science and Communication (MIC), Cuba

  • Cuban Society of Information Sciences, (SOCICT)

  • Cuban Society of Librarians (ASCUBI)

Profile of participants
Library Science and information Science Professionals, businessmen engaged in the process of information management, quality management, innovation management and business intelligence in their organizations, book and serial publication subscribing services, editors and booksellers, business and consulting firms, and manufacturing or trading companies related to the topics to be addressed in the Congress.
Organizing Committee

Daniel López Aldama


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Ubaldo Socarrás Ferrer

Deputy Chairperson

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Modesto Zaldívar Collazo


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Aleida Olivé García


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Ricardo Casate Fernández


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Yaniris Rodríguez Sánchez


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Onel Fernández Izquierdo

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Rosana Maynegra Díaz


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Lourdes Machado Paredes

Protocol and guests

Sandra Beatriz Arnaiz Ferrer

Exhibition and Marketing

María Isabel Pons Ramirez


Ana Ibáñez Vargas


Katia Iris Medina Reyes

Professional Organizer

Scientific Committee

Alan Tello (Mexico)

Alejandro Javier Uribe (Colombia)

Alicia López Medina (Spain)

César A. Macías Chapula (Mexico)

Guillermo Correa Uribe (Colombia)

Isidro Aguillo (Spain)

Ivette Ortiz (Chile)

Jane Russell (Mexico)

Remedios Melero (Spain)

Rosario Rogel (Mexico)

Saray Córdova (Costa Rica)

Anays Más Basnuevo

Gloria Ponjuán Dante

Luis Bermello Crespo

Manuel Piloto Farrucha

María Elena Dorta Duque

Maria Luisa Sené Alegret

María Victoria Guzmán

Pedro Urra González

Raúl Torricella

Ricardo Arencibia Jorge

Ricardo Casate Fernández

Roberto Zayas Mujica

Yaniris Rodríguez Sánchez

Yudayly Stable Rodríguez

Professional Congress Organizer
Katia Iris Medina Reyes, Havana International Conference Center
Events in INFO´2014 and IntEmpres 2014

  • 10th International Congress on Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management in the Enterprise

  • “Gilberto Sotolongo Aguilar” 7th International Seminar on Quantitative and Qualitative Studies of Science and Technology

  • 3rd Forum on Open Access to Information

  • 3rd Meeting “Libraries and information services in a digital environment”

  • 3rd Meeting on Scientific Publications

  • 2nd Forum on Information Management and Knowledge

  • 2nd Seminar – Workshop: Lessons learned in Information Literacy programs in Latin America

  • 2nd Workshop on Indicators for science and technology

  • 2nd Forum on Information Institutions in the 21st century

  • 2nd Workshop: Social Networks, ICTs and interdisciplinary aspects for information-and-knowledge-management strategies

  • 2nd Meeting: Law and ICTs in the Information Society

  • 1st Forum on Innovation Management (Interface)

Main topics of Info’2014

  • Information services in the 21st century

  • Open access to information

  • Information literacy

  • Challenges to the information professional to meet the requirements of the knowledge society

  • Information and knowledge management in libraries, archives and other information organizations

  • Quantitative and qualitative aspects of science and technology

  • Indicators of science and technology

  • Standardizing challenges to the Open Government

Main topics of IntEmpres’2014

  • Information Management in modern organizations

  • Business intelligence and counterintelligence

  • Integrating information management, knowledge management and business intelligence

  • Technological surveillance and innovation

  • The human factor and business intelligence

  • Foresight and business intelligence

  • Informational culture and business intelligence in small and medium sized enterprises

  • Innovation management in the organizations


Forms of presentation

  • Lectures

  • Meetings

  • Exhibition of databases, software and multimedia

  • Forums

  • Roundtables

  • Seminars

  • Sessions upon delegate request

  • Workshops

  • Free topics: oral and posters

Working language

Spanish will be the official working language. Spanish-English and English-Spanish translation will be offered at the opening and closing sessions, at plenary sessions and others selected upon criterion of the Organizing Committee.
Guidance to prepare the communications
Communications will be presented according to the main topics of the Congress and the topics dealt with in the several forms.
There is a 10-page limit for each communication to be presented. In exceptional cases, if more space is required, spaces between lines (1 space) shall be reduced instead of using smaller fonts.
Please attach the curriculum vitae synthesis of authors, presenting the most relevant professional aspects, 200 pages at most.
The text will be written in the languages of the congress: Spanish. Use Microsoft Office XP text processor in its 2007 or 2003 version.
Page size will be letter – 81/2 X 11”, with 2.5 cm margins, justified text, Arial 12 font, 1.5 spaces between lines.

Page number should be on page bottom and center. Footnotes should be written using single spaces, only one line and on page bottom.

Paper size will not exceed 1 Megabit. The structure of the paper should be as follows:
The first page should include: Title in Spanish (centered and in bolt type, it should be highlighted with a larger font or size: 14); main author, coauthors (in bold type and italics); institution, institution address; country; phone number and email (in bold type).
Ex.: Hernández Véliz, Isabel; Pérez Solís, Irma

IDICT, Calle 18 A, e/ 41 y 47, Miramar , Playa, La Habana, Cuba,

phone number. (537) 862-6501, Email:
Note: The file containing the communication should include the name of the author to facilitate its retrieval and it will be loaded in the Congress website:, as per the procedure established there.
Keywords: There must be at least three (3) keywords that show the central content of the paper.
Important information
The deadline to send the communications in their electronic versions and the curriculum-vitae-containing paper is January 15th, 2014.

The email address of the Congress Organizing Committee is:

The communications will be placed in the Congress website, as per the procedure established in its forms.

The professional program commission will inform of whether communications have been accepted or not, as well as of the form and place of presentation. Even if your communication is not accepted, you may participate at the congress as a delegate.

Those who are interested may propose the Organizing Committee forms of presentation to be evaluated for inclusion in the Program of the 13th Congress, until October 31st, 2013.

ExpoInfo 2014
In parallel with the Congress and the Workshop, there will be a RELATED EXHIBITION at Havana International Conference Center, which will foster a perfect framework tor information institutions, companies, business and consulting firms, and manufacturing or trading companies related to this matter to show and promote their products. An Exhibition of Information Products has been scheduled as part of the Show.
The indoor modular stand costs $110.00 CUC per m2. the national entities that do not trade in hard currency will pay the same amount of money in CUP, those entities that trade in hard currency will pay 50%. The location of the stand in the area of the show will be according to the order of reception of requests and upon approval by the Organizing Committee, for more information, please contact:
Raúl González Castro

Exhibition Specialist

Havana International Conference Center

Phone number: (537) 2087541, 2026011 ext. 1507

Fax: (537) 2028382


Exhibition of Computer Products

IDICT, like in previous occasions, invites all manufacturers of databases, multimedia and software used to manage and provide information services in libraries and information organizations to present their latest productions in order to show them at the exhibition that will take place as part of ExpoInfo 2014 Exhibition Show.

This Exhibition will be useful to facilitate the exchange between manufacturers and clients of the different electronic products used in the information activity.
The organizers will guarantee technological facilities at the area of the show, as well as a detailed schedule of those products to be exhibited during the Congress week.
Your data should be sent in order to draw up the schedule and a sample of the product to be shown should be brought; in this regard, please contact:
Onel Fernández Izquierdo

Technology Director

Institute of Scientific and Technological Information

Phone number.: 203-0072


Registration fees in CUC (Cuban convertible pesos)

Until March 14th, 2014

As of March 15th, 2014

Foreign delegates and lecturer

200.00 CUC

250.00 CUC

Undergraduate students *

150.00 CUC

150.00 CUC

Accompanying persons

80.00 CUC

80.00 CUC

*Undergraduate students should present a letter accrediting them as such, said letter being duly signed and containing the seal of the address of their educational institution.

Important: Payment, in the case of foreign participants, can be made online via (advisable) or after arriving in Havana, directly at the Registration and Accreditation Bureau of Havana International Conference Center, Cuba, the venue of this event.
The registration fee can be paid in CUC (Cuban Convertible Peso) or with the following credit cards: Visa, Master Card, Euro Card, Cabal, provided the main office is not American.
You can get CUC in Cuba at the Airport, in Hotels, Banks or Exchange Offices.
The currencies to be exchanged are euros, Canadian or American dollars, pursuant to the exchange rate currently in force.
For more information on CUC conversion, you may visit the Website of the Metropolitan Bank:

Hotel options
The official receiving entity of this congress, Havanatur Travel Agency, has prepared a tour package specially designed for the participants. For more information, please contact:
PhB Vivian Calzado

Business Specialist

Phone number. (537) 201-9780


Those participants needing an invitation letter to be authorized by their institution can request it to the Chairperson of the Organizing Committee via the following email:
Official carrier

The airline Copa Airlines, the official carrier of the congress, offers all participants making their reservations at Copa Airlines offices a Special Discount on the public fare available in the 49 destinations in 27 countries of South America, Central America, the Caribbean and North America.

For this Discount to become effective, the passenger must present a participation-accrediting document issued by the organizing committee or the organizing institution of this congress:

For more information on the Congress, please contact:

MSc Modesto Zaldívar Collazo

Info’2014 and IntEmpres'2014 Executive Secretary

Phone number: (537) 207-8884 and 207-8894 , ,
MSc Katia Iris Medina

Professional Congress Organizer

Havana International Conference Center, Cuba,

Phone number. (537) 2026011, ext. 1511

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