Complexity 2013 - Camaguey

Versión en Español

Welcome to the web site of the
V International Biennial Symposium “Complexity 2013 – for a Sustainable Development”
June 3 - 5, 2013
University of Camaguey "Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz"

Complexity 2013 will be held in the framework of the V International Conference “Science and Technology for a Sustainable Development” - CYTDES 2013

Topics of interest

The scientific knowledge about “complex behavior” has been maturing intensively during the last years, and besides, it is closely related to the prevention and solution of the most important problems nowadays for human society.

Complexity Science, Engineering and Education, Complex Thought, Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Research and Education are fundamental ways of facing the solution of complex problems.

Even so the achieved level of systematization of scientific knowledge in this field, there remain still different views, open problems, misunderstandings, difficult issues, and above all, the need for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary meetings which promote an open dialogue between the diversity of perspectives and perceptions.

Complexity 2013 call for participating in such topics, which contribute enriching and systematizing the scientific knowledge about the complex behavior of systems and/or its use in the solution of relevant complex problems for the social, human and sustainable development. The Organizing Committee is working to reach this goal taking into account the diversity of views, and will propose an attractive Scientific Program, where participants will feel motivated all the time.

Main topics:

  • Science, Engineering and Education of Complex behavior. 
  • Interdisciplinary Research and Education: Framing and solving complex scientific problems. 
  • Transdisciplinary Research and Education: Framing and solving complex real world problems. 
  • Complexity and Sustainable Development.

In Cuba, the University of Camaguey is a reference point on Complexity, because of its works on research and education on complex behavior. Since 2005 it has been celebrated a biannual conference, and several graduate and postgraduate courses given.

The Symposium aims contributing to the development of our professors, researchers, students and visitors, offering and international context for showing their results and approaches. It will be a good time for new projects and academic services to be shared. Participants from different countries are usually expected.

Host organization

Honorary Chair of Complexity of the University of Camagüey, Cuba.

Presentation of papers

Papers could be presented as lectures, small oral presentations and posters. Complexity 2011 will session in plenary all the time.

The sent works will be accepted according to their quality and relation to the goals of the symposium.

Authors should indicate their presentation´s preferences; however, the Scientific Comittee will decide the final format of the presentation.


The Symposium official languages are Spanish and English.

Requisites for abstracts and papers





Spanish and English

Spanish or English

Page size


Page Margins

Top, Bottom, Left and Right : 20 mm

Title format

It begins in the first line, paragraph left justified. Font Arial, bold, 14 pts. Should be brief, up to 90 characters maximum, including blank spaces.


Names in the second line, after title. Left justified. First author name underlined.

Institutions and e-mail addresses following the line of authors. Left justified.

Text format

Paragraph justified, lines at one space, 6 pts between paragraphs. Font Arial, 11 pts.

Maximum length

250 words, including keywords.

5 pages


Abstract and keywords

Including equations, figures and references. Images should be included around the text to minimize the size of the document.


Microsoft Word compatible with the 97-2003 version.

Important dates

Beginning date: June 3, 2013.

Ending date: June 5, 2013.

Deadline for Abstract and Registration Form: April 30, 2013 (Extended).

Deadline for full Paper: May 15, 2013.

The author will be notified when his/her Abstract and Registration Form are received. Besides, the Scientific Committee, after analyzing the Abstract, will notify about the acceptance for participating in the Symposium.

Important Note: The RegistrationForm will not be considered without the Abstract. To download it, just click here.

Please, use the e-mail address for sending the Registration Form, the Abstract and the Paper. For Complejidad 2013, you could also use

Fees for professionals and students

Nota: CUC means Cuban Convertible Currency. CUP means Cuban National Currency.

For foreign participants







Accompanying people


Student means: Postgraduate or Undergraduate students certified as currently attending to formation programs at Cuban universities.

 For nationals







 The fee covers the access to all the sessions and to materials of the event. It does not include accommodation nor food.

Important notes

The payment in CUC will be in cash.

It is recommended bringing your currency in Euros, Sterling Pounds, Canadian Dollars or Swiss Francs, to be changed to CUC at the International Airport or in any Cuban bank.

Anyone who is interested in receiving an invitation letter can ask it from the Organizing Committee.

Accompanying people will have a special program.

The transfers from the airport to the contracted destiny and back will be carried out in collective buses.

Collateral activities

PRE-CONGRESS COURSES – Short advances courses will be offered before the Symposium, in several hot topics.
TOURISTIC ACTIVITIES – The touristic activities will be announced in the
web site of CYTDES.

Contacts with the Organizing Committee

President of Complexity 2013 - Camaguey - Cuba

Lic. Marcelo Chacón Reyes (for messages sizes less than 500 Kb)

Congress Professional Manager

Lic. Talhita Benitez Pardillo
Ing. Mario Fleitas Díaz

E-mail: ,,
Universidad de Camagüey.
Carretera Circunvalación Norte, km.5 ½ Camagüey, CP. 74650. CUBA.
Telephons: +53-32-261456 y 261593 Fax: +53- 32-261126

Contact for the coordination of your travel to Camaguey, Cuba

Arlene Alvarez Rey

Empresa eventos e incentivo,

Agencia CUBATUR.

Correo electrónico:

For more information about the VISA and touristic packages: view online or download