ICST Steering Committee

ICST Ethical Guidelines

The standing of a conference is determined by the community, and maintaining a positive opinion by the community is paramount to ensuring the long-term success of ICST. This is why the charter explicitly dis-allows conference program and general chairs from submitting or being co-authors on submitted papers—such a submission would represent an inherent and unavoidable conflict of interest.

Conflicts of Interest

Generally speaking, a conflict of interest occurs whenever an individual is not able to provide an objective, unbiased, review of another's work. Note that a conflict could be positive (we really hope that person succeeds) or negative (we really hope that person does not succeed). ICST conference organizers, technical program committee members and reviewers are on their honor to declare any conflict of interest they have. Particular examples of conflicts of interest include, but are not limited to:

Other Ethical Issues

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