6th DLSU Innovation and Technology (DITECH) Fair 2018

Cory Aquino Democratic Space, G/F Henry Sy Sr. Hall

November 22 & 23, 2018

Theme: “Green Technologies → Social Impact”

Call for Papers

On November 22 and 23, 2018, De La Salle University will hold its sixth Innovation and Technology (DITECH) Fair. This year's fair takes the theme "Green Technologies → Social Impact", which highlights the importance of the economic and social impact of sustainable innovations generated from the research and creative activities of universities. The event will feature talks and panel discussions about the challenges in developing technology for social good, the social impact of creative arts design and technology, and the role of emerging technologies in social development. Paper presentations, exhibits, industry pitches, and research center pitches will also be held during the fair.

We invite researchers, inventors, creators, and innovators to submit full papers which show and/or encourage any of the following:

  1. The social impact of the inventive and creative activities of universities, industry, and government

  2. The social impact of emerging technology in the age of Industry 4.0

  3. Creative arts and technology towards social innovation

  4. Social entrepreneurship

  5. Innovation-conscious policy-making

Submission Website

Full papers, with maximum of 6 pages, must be submitted to EasyChair on or before October 1, 2018. The EasyChair submission page fo DITECH 2018 can be accessed via the link below:


Submissions not sent via the EasyChair system will not be considered.

Submission format

Please follow the format for the DITECH2017 Full paper, accessible from this link: tinyurl.com/DITECH2018FullPaper

Authors of accepted papers will be notified within three weeks after the closing of the call. Revised papers must be submitted to EasyChair on or before November 16, 2018.

Accepted papers will be included in conference proceedings to be published online with ISSN 2545-921X. Interested parties are invited to refer to published proceedings of the 2016 and 2017 conferences, for their reference, for guidance on content preparation:


Important dates to remember:

Contact Information for Inquiries

Interested parties may contact the DLSU Innovation and Technology Office (DITO) if they have further inquiries:

Contact person: Ms. Michell Jonson
Email address: ditechfair@dlsu.edu.ph
Contact number: +632-524-4611 local 248 / 173

Submission of Full Papers: October 1, 2018
Notification of acceptance: November 5, 2018
Submission of Final (camera-ready) papers: November 16, 2018
DITECH Conference: November 22 & 23, 2018