The aim of the Doctoral Consortium is to provide a shared frame where Ph.D. students can present their ongoing research works and meet other students and scholars so as to obtain possible feedback on future research directions.

The Doctoral Consortium is intended for Ph.D. students who have a specific research proposal and some preliminary results the show although still far from completing their dissertation.

All proposals submitted to the Doctoral Consortium will undergo a thorough reviewing process with the aim to provide detailed and constructive feedback from experts in the field. The accepted submissions will be presented at the Doctoral Consortium and published in a special book dedicated to Decision Economics and published by Springer-Nature.


All papers must be formatted according to the AISC template, with a maximum length of 4 pages, including figures and references:


All proposed papers must be submitted in electronic form (PDF format) using the DECON conference management system


Accepted papers will be published by Computational Intelligence and Complexity AISC SERIES of Springer-Nature.

** Indexing: The books of this series are submitted to ISI ProceedingsEI-CompendexDBLPSCOPUSGoogle Scholar and Springerlink **

Doctoral Consortium organizer

Edgardo Bucciarelli - University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy)